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Sofia Karlström
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College / University
Umeå University
Program / Degree
Master of Fine Arts
May 7, 2012
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If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Digital, Drawing, Installation, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture
About my artwork
My art is driven by stored moments and by the absurdity of life. Play and seriousness, humor and tender sadness. I’m interested in destinies and stories – tell me about your first love or your darkest secret!

I refer to children’s books and take the liberty to deconstruct, parody and honor the powerful heritage of fairy tales and myths. Within my pieces, human desire and vice meet visual sweetness, closed outlines and elaborated inner rooms.

I am often visited by characters that are whimsical and anthropomorphic. Inspirational imagery from classical mythology, computer games and South American religion opens up for a lifelong fascination with monsters, sea creatures and toys. Consequently I invite you to a landscape with the aesthetics of a children’s room.

I like the unnecessary; cake parties, stubble, earth lumps, glitter, piles of clothes, mermaids, book quotes… Phantoms of my imagination, who want to glut, fight and fuck on paper.

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At 22:25 on February 7, 2014, prisca john said…

Hello Dear!

My name is Priscilla,

I saw your profile and would like to get in touch with you If
interested in me too then please send me a message as quickly as possible.
( priscilla4andrew@hotmail.com)

At 5:50 on April 12, 2013, Iabadiou Piko said…

nice work Sofia..:)



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