In this video, we attend the opening reception of Yngve Holen’s solo exhibition Sensitive to Detergent at Autocenter in Berlin, Germany.
Yngve Holen was born in 1982 in Braunschweig, Germany. The artist lives and works in Berlin. Holen studied architecture at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria and sculpture at the HfBK Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Yngve Holen’s recent solo exhibitions include Parasagittal Brain at Johan Berggren Gallery in Malmö, Sweden (2011) and Half Asleep to the 2010 Hot 1001 at Neue Alte Brücke in Frankfurt am Main. He has been participating in group exhibitions Based in Berlin at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin (2011) and 21st Century at Chisenhale Gallery in London, among others.
Yngve Holen is also co-organizer of the club night Body Xerox and co-founder and editor of the online publishing platform XYM.
Autocenter is an independent exhibition space that was founded in 2001 by the artists Maik Schierloh and Joep van Liefland in an auto body shop in Berlin’s Friedrichshain district.
Yngve Holen: Sensitive to Detergent / Autocenter, Berlin. Opening, November 18, 2011. Video by Sergio Roger.
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