Oliver Sundqvist was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1991. He now lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Oliver Sundqvist studied at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen.
Sundqvist’s work has been presented in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including: Colossal Youth, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen (2021); Starting from Zero, Side Gallery, Barcelona (2021); PN1, Quick Tiny Shows, Pavillion Nordico, Buenos Aires (2020); Inter October Estate, La Totale, Les Moulins (2020); The Perception of Narcissus, Eighteen, Copenhagen (2020); Greatest Hits, Tableau, Copenhagen (2019); Off License – Cash Only, Møntergade 3C, Copenhagen (2019)
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Oliver Sundqvist seeks to capture the energy of adolescence in each of his amorphous figures. This interplay has become characteristic of the artist’s practice, where in the past, he’s worked alongside fellow Danish sculptor, Frederik Nystrup-Larsen on objects that challenge consumerism in regards to overconsumption and questionable manufacturing processes. One can’t help but feel an inviting but strange vibe when viewing his work. At once jovial and unassuming, the sculptures take on a bizarre presence as you interact with them.