Carsten Höller

Carsten Höller (born 1961 in Brussels, lives and works in Stockholm) applies his training as a scientist in his work as an artist, concentrating particularly on the nature of human relationships. His major installations include Test Site (2006), Tate Modern's Turbine Hall; Amusement Park (2006) at MASS MoCA, North Adams, USA; The Double Club (2008–09) in London, which took the form of a bar, restaurant and nightclub designed to create a dialogue between Congolese and Western culture. His works have been shown internationally, including solo exhibitions at Fondazione Prada, Milan (2000); the ICA Boston (2003); Musée d'Art Contemporain, Marseille (2004); Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria (2008); Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2010); Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (2011), New Museum, New York (2011), TBA 21, Vienna (2014) and National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia (2014-15).
Carsten Höller - Doubt
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
sold out
Belgian artist Carsten Höller has risen to the fore of the international scene with a practice that revolves around the search for new ways of inhabiting our world. This catalogue features 20 large-scale works––installations, videos, and photographs that play with optics and space.
Carsten Höller - “Fara Fara” - A Film Not Made
bilingual edition (English / French)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A photographic account of Carsten Höller's journeys to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the purpose of a film about Fara Fara music.
Carsten Höller - Leben
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A catalogue / artist's book as puzzling and conceptually elaborate as the exhibition it accompanies.
Carsten Höller - The Beat (DVD)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
mfc-michèle didier - Import
A documentary conceived by the artist from the starting point of a former exhibition whose lightning system is made to flicker at a frequency of 7.8 hz. A compilation of dark-pop music from the eighties and the nineties emphazises the artist's capture of the flashing apparatus.

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