MIKKEL CARL

LANGUAGE DISSOLVES AS A PRODUCT OF LOVE BEGINS

5 NOVEMBER - 6 DECEMBER 2015

You – “WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE?”

Me – "THINGS GET BUILD UP THEN THINGS FALL PART

LAST WEEK I WAS WALKING ON THE BEACH W GRAINS OF SAND BLOWING

DO U LIKE IT WHEN U LOOK AT IT?”

You – ”R LIKE, WUT DO U THINK?”

Me – ”I(M) FUCKED UP AND I KEEP FUCKING UP AND FUCKING UP

MY SHIT HIT THE DUST LIKE MIXED NUTS.”

You – ”LIKE DO U THINK ITS DONE OR A FIXED POINT IN TIME?”

Me – ”ILL B UR BENIGN PINTREST BOARD

A BEACHGRASS SNIPERSUIT

LIFE ES SUMAMENTE COMPLICADA

A GANG OF BPM. A GANNNNGGGGG OF BPM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

RITUALIZED CHEMICAL ABLUTION

>PIPEORGAN+METALLURGICAL ARTICULATION+BEESBUZZING+KALIMBA *INCREASES
VOLUME* V, V. LOUD />

LIKE DO U CARE ABOUT THE WALLS DOES THE GALLERY BCUM MY WORK OR DOES MY
WORK JUST SIT A LAPDOG WITH A THIN VEIL OF DUST LANDING ON IT PUT ON A RUBBER
GLOVE AND RUB IT OFF BLOW ON IT WITH CAN AIR BLOW THE CANNED AIR INTO UR
LUNGS UPSIDE DOWN.

Me – ”GOD IM JUST SO LOST IN YOUR REPEAT.”

You – ”THINGS GET BUILT UP THEN THINGS FALL APART THINGS LOST TIME LOST
GORGEOUS SLITHERING IMPACTFUL ITS HAPPNING 2 ALL OUR DATA ALL DAY

EXPANSIVE HISTORICAL FOAM BEEHIVE LET LIVE ∞ STATIC ∞

DISPERSAL COOL/ YEAH/ IMMACULATE STOCKHOLM

ITS THERE HOVERING A CIRCLES THE AIR MOVING AROUND IN THE SPACE

IM AT THE TOP OF A CLIFF LOOKING AT WHALES BLOW BLUE BURSTS

NOTHINGS THE END EVERYTHINGS THE BEGINNING

ONE PIECE PERFECT

SLAMDUNKD FORMALISTIC BLOODY FOOTSTREAKD STEPPING FORWARD

ACCORDIONING NORDIC ISMS

PROTECTIVE LOTUS

LAYING ON A BED W/ UR IMPRESSIVE NUDITY LISTNING 2 JOLIE SHIT

LIGHTS OUT/WIND BLOWS/HELICOPTER ENCIRCLES

LANGUAGE DISSOLVES AS A PRODUCT OF LOVE BEGINS

THATS WUT THE FUC IT LOOKS LIKE.”

You – “?”

Me – ”DO U THINK I DID THIS FOR MY FING WEBSITE?”

-- Text by Andrew Birk


Mikkel Carl (1976) lives and works in Sorø/Copenhagen. He has a BA in philosophy and a MFA from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. Recently Carl had his first solo exhibition in a public institution in Kunsthal NORD, Aalborg, and he took part in TRUST – the second iteration of Copenhagen Art Festival curated by Sonia Dermience. He has shown works at Last Resort, Copenhagen; ANNAELLEGALLERY, Stockholm; Den Frie – Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen; Co2 Gallery, Turin; Ana Christea Gallery, New York; Retrospective gallery, Hudson NY, among others.
Furthermore, Mikkel Carl has curated a number of group shows including Got Tortilla with Butter on Phone. Think it’s the End?, Rod Barton, London; Absence of Evil is the Evil of Absence, Residency Unlimited, New York (w/ Pedro Wirz); Some Objects are More Equal than Others, IAC (Inter Arts Center), Malmö; Lake of Fire, Den Frie – Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen.