selected works 2020-2021

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 The sound of the word “jouissance” pronounced in perfect French from underneath a robotic lawn mower. Ghost in the ghost. Machine in the machine. Everything in its right place of mohair, or, no, I mean, nowhere., ​2020 Chroma-key painted wrought iron, aluminum latch 74 x 195 38 cm

The sound of the word “jouissance” pronounced in perfect French from underneath a robotic lawn mower. Ghost in the ghost. Machine in the machine. Everything in its right place of mohair, or, no, I mean, nowhere., ​2020
Chroma-key painted wrought iron, aluminum latch

74 x 195 x 38 cm

​ Orthopteroid pixies as if live-streamed flat amber, 2​020 Bug zapper (30W) within mosquito net, carabiner, galvanized steel chain, and extension cord 100 x 60 x 35 cm

Orthopteroid pixies as if live-streamed flat amber, 2​020
Bug zapper (30W) within mosquito net, carabiner, galvanized steel chain, and extension cord
100 x 60 x 35 cm

Halo formulate, 2021 Permanent marker, pearl white acrylic, epoxy glue, rose thorns (not raspberry thorns) from a rose bush picked at midnight under an absent full moon, mashed organic raspberries bought from a man with a whisker-like mustache (who tried to tell me a story about a hat, but I had other plans) in a fruit stand on Möllevångstorget in Malmö, traces of psilocybin mushroom retrieved from exotic birds with their beaks open in a 174​°​ angle stuck in a chandelier in a luxury apartment in Stockholm, and ashes from a finely minced hornet smoked from a shotgun kiss during a normal sunset not too long ago on cut Eckhaus Latta t-shirt (“Lapped Boy T-Shirt” [white]) 32 x 22 x 1 cm ​ ​

 

Halo formulate, 2021

Permanent marker, pearl white acrylic, epoxy glue, rose thorns (not raspberry thorns) from a rose bush picked at midnight under an absent full moon, mashed organic raspberries bought from a man with a whisker-like mustache (who tried to tell me a story about a hat, but I had other plans) in a fruit stand on Möllevångstorget in Malmö, traces of psilocybin mushroom retrieved from exotic birds with their beaks open in a 174​°​ angle stuck in a chandelier in a luxury apartment in Stockholm, and ashes from a finely minced hornet smoked from a shotgun kiss during a normal sunset not too long ago on cut Eckhaus Latta t-shirt (“Lapped Boy T-Shirt” [white])

32 x 22 x 1 cm

 Double-edged spiritfulness in wake of biological tactility apparatus lost in quicksand hydrogen peroxide (Midas),​ 2021 Magician glove, rose thorns from a rose bush picked at midnight under an absent full moon, lint from any number of missed congregations, artificial psoriasis flakes, epoxy glue, jungly mewtwoesque-based setups impervious to changelessness, and cotton thread 3 x 10 x 17 cm ​

Double-edged spiritfulness in wake of a biological tactility apparatus lost in quicksandblasted hydrogen peroxide (Midas),​ 2021
Magician glove, rose thorns from a rose bush picked at midnight under an absent full moon, lint from any number of missed congregations, artificial psoriasis flakes, epoxy glue, mewtwoesque baselessness, and cotton thread

3 x 10 x 17 cm

Mongoose, ​2020 5-socket power strip (2-pole, grounded, 3500 W) 6 x 60 x 50 cm ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

 

Mongoose, ​2020
5-socket power strip (2-pole, grounded, 3500 W)

6 x 60 x 50 cm

​ Hold me until I die in place of everything else at the very least having another nothing left to look forward to in hindsight again​, 2020 Day-Glo-painted ceiling lamp from a closed antique store, anonymous vitalities, fading memories, and faint recollections 43 x 55 x 55 cm
​ Hold me until I die in place of everything else at the very least having another nothing left to look forward to in hindsight again​, 2020 Day-Glo-painted ceiling lamp from a closed antique store, anonymous vitalities, fading memories, and faint recollections 43 x 55 x 55 cm

Hold me until I die in place of everything else at the very least having another nothing left to look forward to in hindsight again​, 2020
Day-Glo-painted ceiling light from a closed antique store, anonymous vitalities, fading memories, and faint recollections

43 x 55 x 55 cm

Still from ​(caps lock Moondialed No +***** ***** “upright infinity symbol”) Orbit-Uary​, 2018. 4k video (loop: 13 min 54 sec) ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

 

Still from ​(caps lock Moondialed No +***** ***** “upright infinity symbol”) Orbit-Uary, ​2018

4k video (loop: 13 min 54 sec)

selected works 2014-2019

Christofer Degrér, Custom Tripod (economy version), 2015-2017/2018

 

Custom Tripod (economy version), 2015-2017/2018

Rose thorns on tripod, fingerless garden glove, implicit camera

Dimensions adjustable

 

(used as prop and medium in and during the production of Writing Hemo for Moating Take [2016], Season 2 [2016/2017], LINK 2 [2016], Their Wear Owl [2015], Untitled [2015], Untitled [2016], Untitled [2016], Untitled [2017], Untitled [2018], Untitled [2018], Horizor [2015], What the You Brings out in Regen (Island Goodbye: Fisherman’s Friend) [2015], Catching (drawing) Weird Bug with Beautiful Exoskeleton (in collaboration with Kenneth Kramm) [2015], Banana theme for Putting my finger in the shoe like putting my mind where the money is [2015], Putting my finger in the shoe like putting my mind where the money is [2015], Bands [2015], Cut 1 part 2 [2015], Cut 1 part 1 [2015], Telling Line Map for Ownership [2015], and Badlands Outro [2015])

Christofer Degrér, Raccoon, 2016

 

Raccoon, 2016

Fresh laundry enveloping some faint recollection of probably having expressed my desire for dying in your arms, with the realisation of just how absolutely unnecessary and uncalled for that was of me to tell you while I really meant nothing by it, in the form of a perfect sphere; painted branches from some seemingly random bush from a park; clothes rack and zip ties

145 x 80 x 35 cm

Christofer Degrér, Fountainous Raft (2), 2017

Fountainous Raft (2), 2017

Plastic fly with its wings torn-off and re-attached using superglue on white plastic rose petal leaf on flowering white plastic rose stem with all other leaves picked-off in homemade fly trap (cut plastic [Loka Coconut Dream 50 cl] water bottle with pink chisel-tip highlighter marking, and rose prickle on edge cut with old razorblade; plastic [Loka Coconut Dream 50 cl], water bottle  with its label detached and placed inside along with white plastic rose inner metal wire exposed, sharpened and shaped into rusting fishing hook in flat Loka Coconut Dream-flavored water; two dog bone-shaped metal paper clips forming an “x” on top of sand from a former stone quarry in Scania now filled with crayfish-rich water used as a recreational swimming lake since the late 1980’s; stethoscope with clear latex surgical tubing; and torn-off plastic fly wings encased in “Brilliant Blue”-tinted clear polyester resin in cut plastic (Loka Coconut Dream 1.5 l) water bottle with aluminum alloy bottle cage attached with screw hooks with white plastic rose buds with edges marked with pink chisel-tip highlighter on laminated photocopy of page from Chris Kraus’ Aliens & Anorexia (Semiotext(e), 2000) from an email without subject line with key associative words and sentences (according to an autofictional account of the work’s dreams, aspirations, and thresholds) highlighted with pink and blue chisel-tip highlighter on rear side of felt carpet flap with edges edges marked with pink chisel-tip highlighter; laminated Inkjet print with unwritten words cut-out according to the floor plan of the "Överskottsbolaget" store next to the coming virtual reality center on Sveavägen (*update 2020* guess what? well, that never happened), at least one rose bush thorn (removed from inside a pirate-copied GoPro pov camera case after use in custom camera tripod for Writing Hemo for Moating Take (Access 4 [Access 2], first sequence[s], [2015-/,2016. Massacred plush toys, various types of sparkling water, maps, gloves (...). Dimensions variable] and (K)Night-time Rosebush-gate-guardian Offense after the Rain (after the rain) (2015. QuickTime video, 2 min 19 sec); garden lights with only some color lights (ever) working; plastic wine glass (having contained only ever nothing), 100 SEK bill in preparation for having to pay if the carpet was stolen, some parts lost or forgotten, some caption items lost at 05:33 (on a…what is it? Monday? Yes, Monday) on upside-down AstroTurf on laminated stained inkjet-printed A4 copy of a script for an untitled performance work/documentation of an untitled performance work, along with a laminated stained inkjet-printed A4 copy of a photograph of a specific originatory (and specifically originatory) found image placed on the carpet on the AstroTurf on a floor, held together with a dog bone/bone-shaped metal paper clip, with various objects, as well as other objects, miscellaneous objects, and assorted objects

170 x 100 x 40 cm

Christofer Degrér, Subtitles, 2017

 

Subtitles, 2017

Calluna branch zip-tied to artificial lavender on empty DVD case in makeshift vase (half empty) filled with tap water disguised as rain water

30 x 20 x 18 cm

Christofer Degrér, No-quotes-necessary coalescence and diversion into an imagined summer, we...we'd enjoy strawberries replacing random fruits on a blanket (as played by a lavender-scented recently-washed bed sheet, I can feel how what I’m wearing sticks to my chest with my heart with your voice with precision with doubt with some blips about Henri Bergson) in a garden, you'd look into the camera and there'd be someone there, but someone else entirely and all along I'm not there as someone else entirely either; either and as well, someone, someone implicated, missing pieces and moments and water (you’re only a sun), stained, where and what did I prick and puncture and where had there been a variation in my dyed cut hands? under several breaths, sequences in which you're shipwrecked, there's some sort of tennis ball, you're hungry, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, cargo washes ashore, you wash ashore, the humidity, the heat, the flashbacks, the sand, the water, water, you say “...

No-quotes-necessary coalescence and diversion into an imagined summer, we...we'd enjoy strawberries replacing random fruits on a blanket (as played by a lavender-scented recently-washed bed sheet, I can feel how what I’m wearing sticks to my chest with my heart with your voice with precision with doubt with some blips about Henri Bergson) in a garden, you'd look into the camera and there'd be someone there, but someone else entirely and all along I'm not there as someone else entirely either; either and as well, someone, someone implicated, missing pieces and moments and water (you’re only a sun), stained, where and what did I prick and puncture and where had there been a variation in my dyed cut hands? under several breaths, sequences in which you're shipwrecked, there's some sort of tennis ball, you're hungry, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, cargo washes ashore, you wash ashore, the humidity, the heat, the flashbacks, the sand, the water, water, you say “water” while on the beach, I'm not speechless, water, thirst, palm trees, coconuts, hydration, oasis, mirage, salt water, dehydration, desert, electrolytes, salty dog, water source, sand, sand in your eyes, back to the the tennis ball, this sky seems awfully cannibalistic, no mirror in sight except for the obvious one without mention, what? what do balls eat? I'd eat anything, we'd flip a coin, we'd give you a proper burial, we'd mark it up with a cross, x marks the spot, money on your eyes, in your eyes, my eyes, my god…eyes…something…where was I?….treats, inside, dessert, desert, bones, crossbones, a drawing in the sand, ransoms, gnawing, chewing gum, fingernails, cheeks, survival, heat, water, humidity, greenery, strange fruits/weird berries, you haven't eaten me alive, you haven't eaten me dead,  grilled tennis elbows, the humidity and the heat and the sun and the accident and the hallucinations, you make it through the vegetation, you cut through the jungle, you feel dizzy, you can't allow yourself to vomit, you pass out, you dream, you wake up from the dream, you dream you're shipwrecked, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis...ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, tennis ball, cargo washes ashore, you wash ashore, the humidity, the heat, the flashbacks, the sand, the water, water, “water”, on the beach, water, thirst, palm trees, coconuts, hydration, oasis, mirage, salt water, dehydration, desert, electrolytes, salty dog, water source, sand, sand in your eyes, I'd eat anything, we’d flip a coin, we'd give you a proper burial, money on your eyes, in your eyes, my eyes, my god…eyes…something…again...again?...where was I?….bones, crossbones, a drawing in the sand, ransoms, gnawing, chewing gum, fingernails, cheeks, survival, heat, water, humidity, greenery, strange fruits/weird berries, you haven't eaten me alive, you haven't eaten me dead,  grilled tennis elbows, the humidity and the heat and the sun and the accident and the hallucinations, you make it through the vegetation, you cut through the jungle, you feel dizzy, you can't allow yourself to vomit, you pass out, you dream, you wake up from the dream, you dream you're shipwrecked, you dream, you wake up from the dream, you dream you're shipwrecked, the ad comes on and the tv comes on, can't turn it off just like in my dreams then, and then and it's in a dream I dream about the scent of what I mix up with the dust of melatonin in a hickory wind, I'd pick the scab that forms on my summer freckles, a restlessness comes over me and you turn to me and you ask me where I got the line from and I say I forgot and I think about lying again, I blush, you sound bothered and you have a mosquito bite on your exposed shoulder, your hands are strong, I sweat a lot, thought it was raining, here, here, and here we weren't, not at all and I still want to end it all by admitting that I don't know what ties all of this together by suggesting that what ties all of this together is love, but I don’t, because I can't, because I do, 2014/2020

Paint-sample wall paint on gifted H&M t-shirt and inkjet print on spray-painted plastic ivy leaves, clothespins and paper clip

50 x 40 x 2 cm