Goldin+Senneby

 
Goldin+Senneby is a framework for collaboration set up by artists Simon Goldin and Jakob Senneby in 2004; Together they explore juridical, financial and spatial constructs through notions of the performative and the virtual. Their collaboration started with The Port (2004-06); acting in an emerging public sphere constructed through digital code. In their more recent body of work, known as Headless (2007 -), they approach the sphere of offshore finance, and its production of virtual space through legal code. Looking at strategies of withdrawal and secrecy, they trace an offshore company on the Bahamas called Headless Ltd. A ghostwritten detective novel continuously narrates their investigations. Since 2010 their work has focused on The Nordenskiöld Model, an experiment in theatrical finance, in which they attempt to (re)enact the anarcho-alchemical scheme of 18th century alchemist August Nordenskiöld on the financial markets of today.
Solo exhibitions include: “M&A”, Artspace NZ, Auckland (2013); “I dispense, divide, assign, keep, hold” NAK, Aachen (2012); “Standard Length of a Miracle”, CAC, Vilnius (2011); “The Decapitation of Money”, Kadist, Paris (2010); “Headless. From the public record”, Index, Stockholm (2009); “Goldin+Senneby: Headless”, The Power Plant, Toronto (2008). Group exhibitions include: “Art Turning Left”, Tate Liverpool (2013); “Mom, am I barbarian?”, 13th Istanbul Biennial (2013); “The Deep of the Modern”, Manifesta 9, Genk (2012); “The End of Money”, Witte de With, Rotterdam (2011); “The Moderna Exhibition”, Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2010); “Uneven Geographies”, Nottingham Contemporary (2010); “In living contact”, 28:th Bienal de Sao Paulo (2008). Residencies include: Headlands, San Francisco (2012); SALT, Istanbul (2012); Kadist, Paris (2010); Gasworks, London (2008); IASPIS, Stockholm (2007).

See also K. D. : Headless.

(external link : www.goldinsenneby.com)
 
 Goldin+Senneby - Economic Ekphrasis - Goldin+Senneby and Art for Business Education
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
What happens when social scientists write about artworks? How does it affect the academic environment of a business school and how does it change the perception of art? Can it be used as a novel scientific method in the business studies?
 Goldin+Senneby - The Exquisite Corpse of August Nordenskiöld
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A collection of multidisciplinary essays assembled as cadavres exquis and inspired by the magical-financial theories of Finnish-Swedish alchemist August Nordenskiöld (a project by Swedish artists' duo Goldin+Senneby).


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