Caroline Bergvall

CAROLINE BERGVALL is a writer, performer, and artist who works across art forms, media and languages.

A strong exponent of writing & performance methods adapted to contemporary audiovisual and contextual situations, as well as multilingual identities. Her live work involves original texts, speech-led vocal compositions, as well as electronic elements and field recordings, which culminate in performances that explore linguistic connections and new modes of cultural belonging. Frequently invites other artists and musicians into her work. Recent commissions: ILFD (2019), Whitstable Biennale’18; Documenta14 (2017). Presents her work internationally, ao, Tate Modern (London), Serpentine Gallery (London), MOMA (NY), MECA (Portland), KUMMU (Tallinn), Kohj Art Centre (New Delhi). Recent book project: Alisoun Sings (Nightboat Books, NY, 2019). Awarded a Cholmondeley Award for her book and project Drift (2017), first recipient of art prize Prix Littéraire Bernard Heidsieck-Centre Pompidou (Paris 2017).