On Art and Aesthetics

Interested in themes of perception, interpretation, the nature of reality, mental and public spaces, and the political system, Swedish artist Erik Sigerud creates paintings, audio works, performances, videos and installations. Based in Stockholm, Erik was born in Borlänge in 1977. He obtained an MFA from the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts in Paris. He also studied at the Berlin University of the Arts, UDK for half a year.

Erik’s work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries, exhibition spaces and museums throughout Sweden and abroad, including Nordin Gallery, Tyresö art gallery, Gocart Gallery, Galleri Box, Museum Of Artistic Process and Public Art and Galleri Pictura. It is part of several private and public collections, including those of Tom Böttiger, the Uppsala Art Museum and Artitude. He has been honoured by the Swedish Art Grant Committee, the Swedish Institute and awarded the Paul-Louis Weiller prize in France.

Here Erik discusses…

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