Olof Olsson

Field of Practice:

Visual Arts

City, Country:

Kopenhagen, Denmark


2005, 2006, 2007


Apr 2007 - June 2007

Apr 2007 - Apr 2007



Born 1965 in Helsingborg/Sweden.

Studied philosophy at the Lund University in Sweden, fine arts at the National College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm and at the Danish Royal Academy in Copenhagen. He works as an artist and writer.

Selected projects: »Market Realist Archive«, a photo archive consisting of over 6000 slides (since 2000), »Whatever happened to Social Democracy« (Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, 2005).

Since 2003 collaborations with Daniel Salomon under the label »La Loko« – based on the international artificial language Esperanto. In 2004 and 2005 they held several performances and actions at the Kunsthalle Exnergasse in Vienna, »La Loko c/o Vo« (Vo, Copenhagen, 2004), »La Loko c/o Gefährlich« (Copenhagen, 2005), »Ovo« (Appendiks, Copenhagen, 2005) as well as recordings for an Esperanto sitcom in Ovengaden, Copenhagen.

He received two work grants from the Danish Arts Council (2003 and 2005).