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Richard Krantz
Born 1989 in Götene, Sweden.
richard.krantz@hotmail.com
www.richardkrantz.org

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Education

Konstfack University
Master of Fine Art (MFA), dept. of Fine Art
Stockholm, Sweden, 2015-2017

Glasgow School of Art
Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) (1st class with hons.), dept. of Fine Art
tutors: Brian Kelly, Shauna McMullan, Peter Mccaughey, Clara Ursitti, Justin Carter, David Sherry, Ross Sinclair, Susan Brind, Stephanie Smith
Glasgow, United Kingdom, 2011-2014

Ölands Konstskola
General Fine Art course
tutors: Johanna Karlin, Jörgen Platzer, Sofia Sundberg, Kristina Hjelte
Skogsby, Sweden, 2009-2011

Katedralskolan Skara
Naturvetenskapligt gymnasium [SWE]
Skara, Sweden, 2005-2008

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Solo- and Duo Shows

Galleri Konstfack: Life Will Find A Way
Stockholm, Sweden, 2016
MFA Solo exhibition

Götene Konstrum: Ett rosalätt skimmer
Götene, Sweden, 2016.
Duo show with Carl Krantz

CCA Intermedia: White Mountain

Glasgow, UK, 2015 - 2016.
Collaborative installation as YAKA Collective

The Art School Project Space: Beyond The Oort Clouds
Glasgow, UK, 2014
[solo, part of two parallel solo exhibitions sharing the same title, the other one by Tim Dalzell]

Glasgow School of Art, Front Space: Exotic Matter
Glasgow, UK, 2012
[joint exhibition with Tim Dalzell, dispalying collaborative work]

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Selected group exhibitions / screenings / performance

Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Impasse Finesse Neverness
Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, 2017
work: Detail from Deep Blue (2016-)

Galleri Fisk: Spring Screen
Bergen, Norway, 2016
work: Charcoal Man (2016)

Platform Gallery: It felt so good up there
Stockholm, Sweden, 2016
with: A. Erika Bergström, Dinnis Van Dijken, Sophie Erlandsson, Callum Harper, Alexander Höglund, Asgrimur Kuldaboli Thorhallsson, Erik Malmsten, Joran Stamatakakos, Johanna Stillman, Tessa Van Thielen, Florence Wild, Alva Willemark
work: How to sustain economic growth after the apocalypse (2016) & bsgr (2016)

Glasgow Project Room: Black Hole
Glasgow, UK, 2015
with: Tim Dalzell, Rae-Yen Song, Samuel Devereaux, Tess Vaughan, Emma Thomas, Rachel Forrest (YAKA COLLECTIVE)
work: (untitled 2015) (2015)

Reid Gallery / Building: The Phoenix Bursary Exhibtion
Glasgow, UK, 2015
work: Whatever happened to the man of tomorrow? (2015)

TheBriggait / Cleland Lane Arches / Caledonia Road Church: SO IT IS
Glasgow, UK, 2014
with: Michael Barr, Hannah Brackston, Leanora Brophy, Mikey Cook, Conor Cooke, Jasper Coppes, Tim Dalzell, Sam Devereaux, Sam Dransfield, Florence Dwyer, Rachel Forrest, Hannah Imlach, Emil Lillo, Jennifer Martin, Frank McElhinney, Philippe Murphy, Cameron Orr, Alys Owen, Manon Rolland, Todd Braylor Pleasants, Daniele Sambo, Jasper Weinstein Sheffield, Živil? Siutilait?, Rae-Yen Song, Emma Thomas, Katrina Valle, Tess Vaughan, Ben Weir, Fanny Wickström.
curators: YAKA collective
work: Hollow Earth(s) (2014)

EMBASSY Gallery: Mouthfeel
Edinburgh, UK, 2014
with: Joe Harvey, Matthew Bainbridge, Natasha Ferguson
work: The forbidden zone (2014) & The truth is out there (2014)

Govan Hill Baths: Endurance
with: GAEG Wolfgang Aicner und Thomas Huber, Ruth Barker, Maurice Doerthy, Mads Holm, Hae Byn Hoon, Leanne Hopper, Lynn Howard, Yvonne Taylor, Heather Lane, Reginald Macdonald, Rose Ruane, Alexandra Sarkisian, David Sherry, Tess Vaughan, Del Whitticase, James Stephen Wright, Marysia Gazek, Daniela Zahlner, Saule Zuk.
Glasgow, UK, 2014
curators: Olivia Guertler & Joanne Neill.
work: Bomb (2014)

Transmission Gallery: Vision & Values
[annual members' show]
Glasgow, UK, 2014
work: Artefacts (2014)

McLellan Galleries: School of Fine Art showcase
Glasgow, UK, 2014
work: Erosion Matinee (represented as a print) (2014)

Wimbledon College of Art: Drawing Exhibition
London, UK, 2014
work: Leaving Dave Behind (2014)

Glasgow School of Art, Barnes Building: Perfect Boyfriends
Glasgow, UK, 2014
work: History according to a brontosaurus (2014).

Centre for Contemporary Arts Cinema (CCA): From Plinth to Popcorn
Glasgow, UK, 2013
work: First Kiss (2013) [screened as a video]
with: Beth Shapeero, Jen Martin, Phoebe Amis, Gary Zhang, James Stephen Wright, Delphine Dallison, Alisa Margot MacKenzie, Anna Lomas, Alexander Storey Gordon, MollyMae Whawell, Gavin Mottram, Gordon Douglas, Alexsandra Roch & Justyna Ataman, Douglas Morland, Liam Fogerty, Alex Harvey, Jamie Kane
curators: Rachel Levine & Alex Harvey

Studio 41: Djävlar Anamma
Glasgow, UK, 2013
work: Home (2013),=/ or How I feel about scandinavian design (2013), The world's first patriot (2013), 3.28 feet (2013), Copper & Gold (2013), Here by accident (2013).
with: Carolina Andreasson & Melanie Wiksell

Transmission Gallery: Prismism
Glasgow, UK, 2013
[annual members show]
work: I want to be forgotten (2013)

C/ Atocha 43 (local): GLOMA
Madrid, Spain, 2013
work: 1:8 (2013)
curators: Christian Schmitz & Javier Montoro Martín

Glasgow School fo Art, Barnes Building: webookedthespacesaweekbeforedegreeshow.jpeg
Glasgow, UK, 2013
work: Poor Swing (2012), 1:8 (2013), A Down-to-Earth Kind of Guy (2013), #2518, 2536, 2563, 2566, 3958 (2013).
with: Tong Yu, Ying Cui, Tim Dalzell, Andreas Behn-Eschenburg, Samuel Devereux, Sam Watts & Alex Kuusik

Grace & Clark Fyfe Gallery: 3 Year Sculpture
Glasgow, UK, 2013
work: First Kiss (2013)
with: Reginald MacDonald, Samuel Devereux, Tong Yu, Liz Sumner, Jenny Muirhead, Sean McManus, Paul McKee, Norman Sutton-Hibbert, Sam Shoemaker, Sofia Duchovny, Tim Dalzell & Hanna Topalian
curator: Clara Ursitti

Arts in Bushwick: Seeking Space 2013
New York City, USA, 2013
[video screening the opening night]
work: Ett glas saft (2011), Ambivalence I (2013), First Kiss (2013).
with: Rickard Eklund, Paul John, Stefanie Koscher, Mandy Mandelstein, The Sperm Whale (feat. Sandra Cordero), Rebecca Sherman, Michael Varley, Naomi Chasse & Brian Whiteley
curator / organizer: Julia Sinelnikova

Kalmar Konstmuseum: Sydosten
Kalmar, Sweden, 2011-2012
work: Ett glas saft (2011) [video documentation]
jury: Sara-Vide Ericson & Ted Hesselbom
with: Liss-Kari Arfvelin, Nicola Bergström Hansen, Kerstin Cedell, Lili Dahl, Lars Ekdahl, Nilla Eneroth, Joanna Eriksson, Sune Forsberg, Anne Franzén, Astrid Franzén, Inga Grimm, Mia Gunnarsson, Yvonne Habbe, Ann Hammar, Evelina Hartwig, Monika Hellman, Bertil Hertzberg, Johanna Holub , Bodil Hörlén, Lars Isacson, Michaela Ivarsdotter, Marie-Louise Jaensson Björkén, Ulla-Britt Johansson, Björn Jäderås, Oscar Guermourche, Bergliot Kvarnare, Susann Larzon, Sandra Lundberg, Gunilla Martinsson, Ronald Miller, Caroline Möller, Kerstin Mörk-Löfgren, Peder Nabo, Britt Nilsson, Michael Nilsson, Kajsa Nylander, Inis Olsson, Millan Olsson, Klara Pousette, Birgitta Romare, Eva-Britt Rosenqvist, Lisbet Sand, Rita Sehlstedt, Sisters of Sättra, Margareta Sivner, Agneta Sofiadotter, Lars Sundling, Henrik Tingström, Barbro Törngren, Birgitta Westerberg, Erik Wikström, Gunilla Åkerblom Nielsen

Kalmar Konstmuseum: NAMN ÅLDER KÖN
Kalmar, Sweden, 2011
work: Jag låter en civilingenjörsstuderande ta min plats på konstskola i en vecka (2010-2011)
with: Alexander Bejerstrand, Ole Brolin, Mehdi Chafik, Mira Dolk-Flodin, Anton Fransén Waldhör, Pauline Fransson, Linn Grejder, Johan Holmgren, Isadora Israel, Helena Lund-Ek, Robert Nilsson, Gustav Petersson, Sanna Petersson, Eva Sundman, Sara Tolvanen, Lisa Vipola

Filmmuséet Kristianstad: Bionnalen // Biograf Bian
Kristianstad & Eslöv, Sweden, 2011
work: Ett glas saft (2011) [video documentation]
with: Ann Lundberg, Sara Svärdsen, Maciej Kalymon, Peter Wirén, Anna-Lena Jaktlund, William Flink, Angelica Marua Zamudio
[part of KONSTFILMSTURNÈN]
curators: Karolina Andersson, Sofia Landström, Lotta Pettersson & Sophia Youssef

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Curatorial Projects

SO IT IS – Group show at The Briggait, Laurieston Arches, Caledonia Road Free Church & Laurieston Arena, Glasgow, 2014.

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Residencies

Artist in residence at RUDAIR, Rud-Laxarby, Sweden, 2014.

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Published works

"Charcoal Man" & "Duschen", published in Gränser - En antologi.
Dynamo Förlag, 2016
ISBN: 978-91-983-04909

The world's first patriot, published in Tidningen Jelly #1, 2015.

SPOLE [in collaboration with Carl Krantz]
zine, self published, 2013

Human Cannonball [in collaboration with Carl Krantz] in Comic Royale #6
cartoon anthology, Serieföreningen Comic Royale, 2012
ISBN: 978-91-637-0749-0

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Published texts

Andreas Slominski och den onödiga konsten
Tidningen Kulturen, 2013

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Grants

Axel N. Anderssons Stiftelse, 2016

Stiftelsen AAA, 2016

KulturUngdom / VG-region: K-Pengar, 2016

Hope Scott Trust, 2015 (awarded to YAKA Collective)

Glasgow School of Art/Scottish Government: Phoenix Bursary, 2014

Sparbankstiftelsen Skaraborg: Utvecklingsstipendiet Ekrosen, 2014

KulturUngdom / VG-region: K-Pengar, 2014

Stiftelsen Sigurd & Elsa Goljes Minne Stipendiefond, 2013

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Represented by work

Götene Konstförening, Götene

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Assistance etc

Performance assistance for the works Howl and Hymn by Sogol Mabadi
Malmö Konsthall: 24 Spaces, Malmö, Sweden, 2013

Performance assistance for the opening of David Sherry's solo show Humanist Cumulative
Patricia Fleming Projects, Glasgow, UK, 2013

Performance assistance for the work The satisfying sound of another dead sturgeon by Rae-Yen Song
Barras Art and Design, Glasgow, UK, 2013

Assisted Emma Reid in her BFA degree show [installation etc]
Glasgow School of Art, Mackintosh Building, Glasgow, UK, 2012

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Reviews, articles, press etc

'Ett Rosalätt Skimmer'; review.
NLT
Bo Borg

YAKA Interview
YAC
Melanie Letore

This Week in Scottish Art: GSA, YAKA and more
The Skinny
Adam Benmakhlouf

YAKA
Glasgow City Arts
Rachel Boyd

Students affected by Glasgow School of Art fire showcase their work in Phoenix Bursary Exhibition
ScotlandNow / Daily Record

Mouthfeel: graduate exhibition at Embassy Gallery in Edinburgh, A-N online
Richard Taylor

Promising Prophecy,
The Skinny
Adam Benmakhlouf

Glasgow School of Art degree show opens
BBC News

Interview,
Artbyvideo
Sofia Landström

"Varierat om elevernas framtid", Barometern
Gunilla Petri

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Miscellaneous

Founding member of YAKA Collective,
2014 - present

Site-specific installation for the Glasgow School of Art degree show after party
The Arches, Glasgow, UK, 2012

Short story Duschen (2011), read at NUCafé by TeaterNU
Myra Franklings Bokcafé, Gothenburgh, Sweden, 2012.

Short story Human Cannonball (2010), read at NUCafé by TeaterNU
Mitt andra hem, Gothenburgh, Sweden, 2010