Carsten Höller

born 1961

Carsten Höller, ‘Sliding Doors’ 2003
Sliding Doors 2003
© Carsten Höller, courtesy Esther Schipper, Berlin
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Carsten Höller (born December 1961) is a German artist. He lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden. He also shares a house in Ghana with colleague Marcel Odenbach.

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Tate Triennial 2009 Prologue 3: Carsten Höller - Kinshasa Rumba Brazzaville

Stemming from his recent travels in the Congo Belgian artist Carsten Höller presents a slide lecture in conversation with Gulbenkian ...

Rethinking Spectacle

This symposium addresses recent claims that contemporary art is 'spectacularised' and increasingly inseparable from the marketing of large-scale museums. But ...

Vox Pops: Tate visitors

Views from Tate visitors


Carsten Höller in conversation with Claire Bishop

Carsten Höller disturbs his viewers' assumptions with installations or interactive sculptures that deliberately but often playfully induce doubts and confusion.


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