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Claes Söderquist

Born in 1939. Studied painting at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm. Works as a curator and film maker. Lives in Stockholm. Chairman of Filmform’s board 1999-2012. Söderquist has curated several comprehensive exhibitions at Moderna Museet in Stockholm: “The Pleasure Dome”, American Experimental Film 1939-1979 (1980 in collaboration with Jonas Mekas), Nordic Film (1983), West German Experimental Film (1985 in collaboration with Birgit Hein) and Swedish Avantgarde Film 1924-1990 (tour in the US in collaboration with Jonas Mekas and Anthology Film Archives in New York).

Söderquist has also exhibited his own films and video works at the Center of Contemporary Art in Kristianstad (2014) and a solo exhibition of his work was presented at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Stockholm 2013). His films have been screened at Avant (Karlstad 2006), Moderna Museet (Stockholm 2012) and Turbidus Film (Stockholm 2014).

To find out more about Söderquist: OEI #69-70: On Film (2015), Magasinet Walden (2012 i valfiskens buk), Passager (catalogue, two volumes, 2013)


I frack

Claes Söderquist

1964, 00:11:00

Le Génie Civil

Claes Söderquist & Jan Håfström

1967, 00:11:00

Brev ur tystnaden

Claes Söderquist

1989, 00:40:00


Claes Söderquist

1987, 00:36:00

Travelog – bilder från en resa

Claes Söderquist

1969, 00:30:00


Claes Söderquist

1979, 00:27:00

The return of the Buffalo

Claes Söderquist

2012, 00:19:00

Utflykt, Opus 2

Claes Söderquist

1965, 00:10:00