Elin Karlsson i

In imagined home improvements and solutions to fictional problems, sculptural assemblages come to coexist. Household objects found within reach, are reworked into new constellations, mimicking problem-solving and celebrating self-sufficiency, resourcefulness and ingenuity; attitudes at the foundation of DIY.







2018            Made For Life, Regency Town House, Hove, UK

2017            The Best Mess, HUTT Collective, Nottingham, UK - Solo show

2016            Life is On, Jakob Kroon Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden - Duo show

2015            Whatever You Say I am, That’s What I am, Unit 8, Brighton, UK - Duo show

                   The Heart Grows Fonder, Format Festival, Derby, UK

2014            72Gallery, Tokyo, Japan - Group show (curated by Photobookshow)

                   Familiar Constructs, Gallery 40, Brighton, UK - Solo show (curated by Sunil Shah)

2013            /World, Grand Parade, Brighton, UK - MA Graduate show

                   Festival Diep, Dieppe, France

2012            Fine Art Media, The Rag Factory, London, UK - BA Graduate show

                   In Search of Place, George Rodger Galley, Maidstone, UK - Graduate select show





2016- 20     PhD Candidate, University of the Arts London, Seduced by DIY: A Multi-layered Portrait of the Erotic Home

2012- 13      MA Photography, Brighton

2009- 12     BA Photography and Media Arts, UCA