Olle Holmberg — 7 Years of Bad Luck

A poly-subjective tapestry in variations / Narcissa Whitman reaches the rocky mountains
'Strewth! That's a lot!' I say Transform and mutate foreign minds into malfunctioning machines ' I ask him what he means and he says 'Anyone can do it He is familiar with Microsoft Word Lets imagine instead activity motivated by the metaphor of Indra's net I am reminded of a garage sale I held when I was 4 or 5 Olle may just be an artist Eventually (ostensibly) you can rewire it to be a pleasure loving brain But, rather, they are woven together to form a holistic expression — a poly-subjective tapestry, to borrow Olle’s phrase '$5.50' he goes In the movie ‘The Cove’ there is a story about a dolphin named Cathy who commits suicide by choosing not to take another breath Both acoustic and visual, this collage-based decentralisation of the author and reader She looks me up and down and says Ergonomics make sure you work comfortably To reveal a cryptic message or to serve as a shrine And the ways in which they have been blindly grouped together under the blanket ideology of a globalised economy Focus, the sensation of burrowing through a mountain of hot sand He once walked from Lilydale to Brunswick East Frequently manifests itself — as with this Burroughs-inspired bricolage — in a cacophony of voices Licks the hand that feeds

He tells interesting stories (verbally, visually, spatially, sonically or otherwise) that entertain and enlighten Each voice is not necessarily struggling to be the loudest or the ‘right’ one I cin cin and chi-ching to his great success Strange and surprising with lots of things in For someone left with only colourful trinkets of rubbish in a spiritually devoid wasteland He plays the guitar, too Opposite his studio and sources images from, among other places, outdated encyclopaedias and his personal collection of photographs Maybe in your case you see it as a continuously reworked cut and paste Maybe something like the Mieskuoru Huutajat Finnish shouting men’s choir? — given Olle’s Nordic heritage He doesn’t eat much, doesn’t need much water and rides his bike with a helmet Holmberg uses found objects often salvaged from dumpsters I'm staying in an old hotel in some city that's cold, there's snow on the ground – probably London He thinks about things (but not too much) and likes to make you think about things
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