Erik Thörnqvist (born 1994, Umeå, Sweden) lives between Stockholm and Luleå. He works with different fictional, historic, collective and personal references to explore affective conditions, labour and how queer bodies define space. His work has been included in various exhibitions including Island Life mediated by Susan Philpsz, Hyper-terrestrial curated by Essi Vesala, Stockholm, Eco Trash curated by Giulia Casalini, London, KOMASK Master Salon, Antwerpen, OPEN OUT in Tromsö, Norway, Ingen Äger Tiden, a group show at Örebro Läns Museum curated by Daniel Urey, Loungen at Konstnärshuset Stockholm and Epicentrum of Everything at Galleri Syster.
The gods have granted me sight Credits
Credits Script: Erik Thörnqvist
Robot HTP-341: Fan Wu
Voiceover: Fan Wu
Chinese translations Fan Wu
Camera/editing: Erik Thörnqvist
Thanks to: Fan Wu, Björn Elgerd, Sophie Vukovic, Philip Dufva & Tove Möller