Erling T.V. Klingenberg: POST POWER
by Erling T.V. Klingenberg
at Eldheimar, Vestmannaeyjar
Opening 1st of July – end of summer
The exhibition “Post Power” by Erling T.V. Klingenberg opens at 5 pm at Eldheimar in Vestmannaeyjar, Thursday 1st of July at 5 pm.
The exhibition “Post Power” at Eldheimar consists of paintings, sculptures, video and photographs. The process of making the works in this exhibition is no less important than the final outcome, where horsepower and welding torch transform and imitate the natural forces.
Nothing is as it seems.
Erling T.V. Klingenberg studied at the Icelandic College of Art & Craft and graduated from there in 1994. He also studied at the Hochschule fur Bildende Kunst in Frankfurt am Main and in Kiel in Germany. From there he went to Halifax, Canada and graduated 1997 with MFA degree from Nova Scotia College of Art & Design. Erling T.V. Klingenberg has both exhibited in his native Iceland and abroad, f.ex. in Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden, Netherland, Ireland, Poland, USA, Canada and China. Beside his own practice, Erling is one of the founder of Kling & Bang gallery (2003) that also ran the artist base KlinK and BanK 2004 and 2005).
He has, with his colleagues at Kling & Bang, organized and collaborated on various project with many other artists, such as Sheep Plug with Jason Rhoades and Paul McCarthy, the film Skipholt with John Bock, Two Hanks with David Askevold, Hugris with Gelitin and the Sirkus Bar at Frieze Project (Frieze Art Fair 2008) and A Kassen (2012 and 2019).