Born 1978 in Falkenberg. Lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Website: www.ekta.nu

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Selected Works

Ekta, untitled mural for Bien Urbain, Besancon, 2017. Photo by Elisa Murcia Artengo.
Ekta, 23 Series, 2017, charcoal drawing, 59.4 x 42 cm. Photo by Elisa Murcia Artengo.
Ekta, Installation for Bien Urbain, Besancon 2017. Photo by Elisa Murcia Artengo.
Ekta, Untitled, 2017, collage on paper, 42 x 29.7 cm. Photo by Elisa Murcia Artengo.
Ekta, untitled wall painting for Ronneby Konsthall, 2017.
Ekta, Sex Flux, 2017, oil stick & collage on paper, 100 x 100 cm. Photo by David Eng.
Ekta, Untitled, 2016, vinyl collage, 42 x 29.7 cm
Ekta, Flags for Unexpected Territory, 2016 at Örebro Konsthall.
Ekta, Point of Collapse, 2015, wood and metal sculpture
Ekta, Untitled Installation, 2015, acrylic and paint on wood. Part of his solo show Failures & Unknowns at Galleri Thomassen.

EKTA DANIEL GÖTESSON

EDUCATION:
BTEC FOUNDATION / ANIMATION / LONDON COLLEGE OF PRINTING 1999-2000
BA DEGREE / ILLUSTRATION / LONDON COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION 2001-2004

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
FOGGY NOTION – ROJO MAQUINA / MADRID 2009
VÄRMLANDS KONSTFRÄMJANDE – KARLSTAD 2009
HEAPS – NORDHEMS KONST / GÖTEBORG 2010
GALLERI LARS BOLIN – ÖSTERSUND 2010
TROLLHÄTTANS KONSTHALL – TROLLHÄTTAN 2011
STRUCTURES & FIGURES – NEXUS GALLERY / REIMS FRANCE 2011
COMMUNITY – KRETS / MALMÖ 2012
SELF-CONTAINED – GALLERI THOMASSEN / GÖTEBORG 2012
FAILURES & UNKNOWNS – GALLERI THOMASSEN 2015
NO CHORUS – NEVVEN / GÖTEBORG 2017

DUO EXHIBITIONS
ART FOU – M.O.H.S GALLERY / KÖPENHAMN 2007
CANNIBAL MINDS – M.O.H.S GALLERY / COPENHAGEN 2009
EKTA & DAVE THE CHIMP – THE DON GALLERY / MILANO 2009
LATE FOR MEETING – EKTA & ERIC MAGASSA / SJÖFARTSVERKET / NORRKÖPING 2014
50X70 – EKTA & ERIC MAGASSA / MINI GALERIE / AMSTERDAM 2015
SOON FORWARD – EKTA & JEROEN EROSIE / LE FIX GALLERY / KÖPENHAMN 2016

GROUP SHOWS
CHARMING SUICIDE – GALLERI ORO / GÖTEBORG 2006
BRAND NEW SECOND HAND – GALLERI ORO / GÖTEBORG 2006
GRAFITTA – KONSTHALLEN / GÖTEBORG 2007
AORTA ALTER GLORY – GALLERI ORO / GÖTEBORG 2007
HOMEMADE JAM FESTIVAL – NORTHERN IRELAND 2007
ART TREK – MEKANIK / ANTWERPEN 2007
COCIDO MADRILENO – ROJO MAQUINA GALLERY / MADRID 2007
FRIENDS OF THE ENDLESS JOURNEY – GRASSHUT GALLERY PORTLAND (USA) 2007
RÅHUSET – COPENHAGEN 2008
BATTLEFIELD 5.0 – GALLERI NEON / BRÖSARP 2008
FRÅN HÄLLRISTNING TILL GRAFFITI – MIMERSHUS / KUNGÄLV 2008
ANNIVERSARY – M.O.H.S GALLERY / COPENHAGEN 2008
THE NORDIC ART FAIR 2008 – COPENHAGEN 2008
KULØRTE KOGLER – M.O.H.S GALLERY / COPENHAGEN 2008
BATTLEFIELD 6.0 – RÖDA STEN / GÖTEBORG 2009
SALON SCHWARZENBERG – NEUROTITAN GALLERY / BERLIN 2009
HIDE & SEEK – GALLERI KRETS / MALMÖ 2010
LIVE ACTION PLUS – VARA / VARA 2010
TANDRAGEE MAN – MARKET PLACE GALLERY / ARMAGH, NORTHERN IRELAND 2010
LIVE PAINTING – FÄRGFABRIKEN NORR / STORSJÖYRAN / ÖSTERSUND 2010
THIS MUST BE THE PLACE – VASA KONSTHALL / GÖTEBORG 2011
LIVE ACTION FESTIVAL – GÖTEBORG / 2011
FAMILY SHOW – GOOD PRESS GALLERY / GLASGOW 2011
NIGHT OF A 1000 DRAWINGS – LAGERHUSET / GÖTEBORG 2011
TOMBOLA PARKSALONG 2012 – AZALEA / GÖTEBORG 2012
OUT OF STH VOL.3 – BWA GALLERY / WROCLAW / POLAND 2012
RISK – GALLERI THOMASSEN / GÖTEBORG 2012
VACATION – PENTHOUSE GALLERY / BALTIMORE 2012
BANG ON THE BEET – WATDAFAC GALLERY / MADRID 2012
MYNNINGSLADDARE – RÖDA STEN KONSTHALL / GÖTEBORG 2013
CREATURE FESTIVAL – LODI / ITALY 2013
COLLAGE – MINI GALERIE / AMSTERDAM 2013
CEDAR’S GRAFFITI SUPPLY STORE – MOVEMENT / WORCESTER 2013
ORO – KONSTHALLEN TROLLHÄTTAN 2014
DEAR BEDFELLOWS, DEAR PAINTING – FULLERSTA GÅRD 2014
ARTMOSSPHERE BIENNALE – MOSCOW 2014
SURPRISED RECOGNITION – SLIKA GALLERY / LYON 2014
MAPPING THE CITY – SOMERSET HOUSE / LONDON 2015
SUFFERING – SUNDSVALLS KONSTFÖRENING 2015
STRANGE CITIES – ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE / ATHENS 2015
COLLAGE 2 – MINI GALERIE / AMSTERDAM 2015
VÅRUTSTÄLLNING – GALLERI THOMASSEN / GÖTEBORG 2016
UNEXPECTED TERRITORY – NEVVEN GALLERY / GÖTEBORG 2016
VARFÖR? DÄRFÖR! – ÖREBRO KONSTHALL / ÖREBRO 2016
KONFERENSER #2 – NERVEN GALLERY / GÖTEBORG 2017
A LOT A LOT – GALLERI THOMASSEN / GÖTEBORG 2017
BIEN URBAIN – SLIKA GALLERY / LYON FRANCE 2017

COMMISSIONS:
FYSIKEN / GÖTEBORG 2008
SOLLIDENS FÖRSKOLA / ÖSTERSUND 2011
GDANSK MONUMENTAL ART FESTIVAL / 2011
VÄXJÖHEM / ARABY VÄXJÖ 2011
KRONGÅRDSBIBLIOTEKET / TROLLHÄTTAN 2012
OUT OF STH / WROCLAW POLAND 2012
CANALS PROJECT / LONDON 2013
SGS GIBRALTAR / GÖTEBORG 2013
ÖSTERSUND SKIDSTADION / 2014
NO LIMIT BORÅS / 2014
HUDIKSVALLS SJUKHUS / LANDSTINGET GÄVLEBORG 2015
LISA SASSGATA / GÖTEBORGS KOMMUN 2015
VODNJAN BOOMBARSTICK/ CROATIA 2015
CASA DI QUARTOERE, INCHIOSTRO FESTIVAL / ALESSANDRIA ITALY 2015
MAJAHUSET FÖRSKOLA / LEJONFASTIGHETER LINKÖPING 2015
ABECITA KONSTMUSEUM / BORÅS 2015
BIEN URBAIN / BESANÇON 2017

GRANTS:
VÅGA SE 2012
ARBETSSTIPENDIUM KONSTNÄRSNÄMNDEN 201

CURATORIAL:
TROLLHÄTTAN STREET ART FESTIVAL 2016