Texts


Publications (most of them)


2020


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib (ed.) & Zimm Malin, The Monographer, Norrtälje konsthall, 2020


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Görüldü, in Ali Cabar – Sytem Error, Masa Yayınları, Istanbul, 2020


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Towards the Reign of the Cat, in Cross Sections – Processing Art and Curatorial Research (ed. Başak Şenova), Edition Angewante, De Gruyter, Vienna, 2020


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, The Opening Move – Başak Şenova in conversation with Jonatan Habib Engqvist, in Cross Sections – Processing Art and Curatorial Research (ed. Başak Şenova), Edition Angewante, De Gruyter, Vienna, 2020


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Norberg, Björn, A Platform for Artists and Curators, in Cross Sections – Processing Art and Curatorial Research (ed. Başak Şenova), Edition Angewante, De Gruyter, Vienna, 2020


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib (ed). Nya Småland, Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing & Linnaeus University Press, Stockholm/Växjö, 2020

Editorials, introduction and the text It Started with a Buss Ride (with Mike Bode). 


Contributions by: Abraham Hurtado, Anders Sunna, Ane Graff, Ane Hjort Guttu, Ann Mirjam Valka, Anna Ekman, Axel Stratschnoy, Behazad Khosravi Noori & René Léon-Rosales, Caroline Mårtensson, Cecilia Järdemar, Center for Land Use Interpretation, Cristina Bogdan, Curatingpublicspace, Dan Karlholm, Elna Svenle, Éric van Hove, Freddy Tsimba, Frida Sandström, Greece is For Lovers, Joanna Sandell, Jonatan Habib Engqvist, Juan Pedro Farba Guemberena, Katja Aglert, Katrīna Neiburga, Lela Pierce, Maria Lantz, Markus Vallien, Mike Bode, Olav Farmarola Unsgaard, Peter Aronsson, Petri Saariko, Runo Lagomarsino, Stine Marie Jacobsen, SUPERFLEX, Åsa Jungnelius. Redigerad av Jonatan Habib Engqvist.


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib (ed). New Småland, Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing & Linnaeus University Press, Stockholm/Växjö, 2020

Editorials, introduction and the text Det började med en bussresa (with Mike Bode). 


Contributions by: Abraham Hurtado, Anders Sunna, Ane Graff, Ane Hjort Guttu, Ann Mirjam Valka, Anna Ekman, Axel Stratschnoy, Behazad Khosravi Noori & René Léon-Rosales, Caroline Mårtensson, Cecilia Järdemar, Center for Land Use Interpretation, Cristina Bogdan, Curatingpublicspace, Dan Karlholm, Elna Svenle, Éric van Hove, Freddy Tsimba, Frida Sandström, Greece is For Lovers, Joanna Sandell, Jonatan Habib Engqvist, Juan Pedro Farba Guemberena, Katja Aglert, Katrīna Neiburga, Lela Pierce, Maria Lantz, Markus Vallien, Mike Bode, Olav Farmarola Unsgaard, Peter Aronsson, Petri Saariko, Runo Lagomarsino, Stine Marie Jacobsen, SUPERFLEX, Åsa Jungnelius. Edited by Jonatan Habib Engqvist.


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Himlen är blå och solen är en klocka / The Sky is Blue and the Sun is a Clock (Swedish / English) exhibition text for Filippa Arrias and Pauliina Turraka, Uppsala Konstmusuem, 2020


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Svenle Elna, Fenduq – Éric van Hove (Introductory text and exhibition catalouge, English and Swedish versions with main essay by Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi), Vandalorum, 2020 


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Venus Rising, exhibtion text for Ditte Ejlerskov and Johan Furåker at Galleri Cora Hillebrand, 2020


2019


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, View from below (Mother and child) A Kassen at Kling & Bang (and other places) / Útsýni neðan frá (Móðir og barn) A Kassen á Kling & Bang (og fleiri stöðum), catalogue text, Kling & Bang Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland 2019


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Infinite Beige / Beskrajno bež, catalogue text for the group exhibition OSCILLATIONS / OSCILACIJE, Gallery of Fine Arts, Split, Croatia, 2019


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, As the ground below Vesuvius starts to tremble / Mens jorden under Vesuv begynder at ryste, Catalogue text for Hesselholdt & Mejlvang, Thorvaldsens Museum / V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, 2019


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Interview (English/Norwegian), Momentum 10: The Emotional Exhibition Reader (Anne Klontz, Marti Manen, Eds.), Art And Theory Publishing, Sweden, 2019.


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib (ed.) & Bode, Mike, Nya Småland 2019 – 2020, Nya Småland, Jönköping, Sweden, 2019


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Dynamic Seclusion: Nordic Noir and Digital Culture in Digital Dynamics in Nordic Contemporary Art, ed. Tanya Toft Ag, Published by Intellect, distributed by Chicago University Press, 2019.

 

2018


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Why we do it, Pass – Journal of the International Biennial Association, Inaugural edition, 2018


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, A Kaleidocopic Gaze, the DISCORD (ed. Başak Şenova), Ibraaz, Tunisa, 2018 (Second edition 2019). Produced in in conjunction to Benji Boyadgian’s exhibition with the same title at Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art and Anadiel Contemporary Art Gallery, Jerusalem. PDF version  


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, A învata sâ în Marea Neagra / Learning how to Swim in the Black Sea – on Raluca Popa, IDEA magazine #52, IDEA Design & Print Cluj and Fundația IDEA, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2018



Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Einungis Allir / Exclusively Inclusive, Cycle Festival, Gerdarsafn, Kópavogur Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2018


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Möntmann, Nina, Agencies of Art – A report on the situation of small and mid-sized art centres in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, OK PRESS, Oslo, 2018


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Revolutionens barnbarn / The Grandchildren of the Revolution + artist texts, Children of the Children of the Revolution (catalogue), Färgfabriken, 2018


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Correspondence, contribution of conference notes in, Constellations, ed. Fergus Feehily & Johanna Vakkari, The Academy of Fine Arts Finland, 2018


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Two or Three Things / 2 ya da 3 Şey, exhibition text for Mike Bode - Türkiye Hakkında Bildiğim 2 ya da 3 Şey / 2 or 3 things I know about Turkey, Depo, Istanbul, Turkey, 2018


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Muscat Azzopardi, Greta, The Island of the Day Before (exhibition text printed on 4000 posters in Valetta), Valetta Culture Capital, Malta, 2018


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Family Business (translated to English, Finish, Latvian from Swedish) exhibition text in conjunction to exhibition by Dafna Maimon at SIC, Helsinki, Finland and KIM?, Riga, Latvia


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Hjertström Lappalainen, Big Dig – Om samtidskonst och passivitet, CL(P) Works, 2018


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Lantz, Maria (Editors), Dharavi: Documenting Informalities, 3rd edition, Practical Action Publishing, Warwickshire, UK, 2018)


2017


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib; Krese Solvita and Lâce, Inga, Caressing fish, singing nettles, listening mushrooms in Survival Kit 9, Becoming an Apple, a Crow, a Tree, a Cockroach, a Glacier, a Plant, a Mushroom, a Shell, a Bird, Algae (ed. Selda Pukite), exhibition catalogue for Survival Kit 9, Riga, 2017.


Bätzner, Nike; Engqvist, Jonatan Habib and Görgün, Melih, Transposition in SINOPSIS (ed.), Magazine produced in conjunction to Sinopale 6, 2017.


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, I Begynelsen, igen / In the Beginning, again, Erla Haraldsdóttir, catalogue text for the exhibition Genesis, Lund Cathedral, Aug. 2017


2016


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib and Bode, Mike, Welcome to Küçükistan, Glänta 3-4.16 (editorial guest)


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Future Cartographies in Rúrí – Fragile Systems (ed. Christian Schoen) catalogue text for the exhibition Fragile Systems, North Atlantic House, Copenhagen, 2016


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Genesis, catalogue text for the exhibition Genesis with Erla S Haraldsdottir, Gallery Konstepedemin, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2016


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Waiting with drawings by Muhammad Ali, Fukt Magazine for contemporary drawing #15, Berlin/Oslo, 2016


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Image as Weave / Mynd sem vefnadur in Colors of Belonging / Hildur Bjarnadottir, Norwiegan Artistic Research Fellowship/Bergen Academy of Art and Design/Reykjavik Artmuseum, 2016


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Scandinavian Pain, Mondes du Cinema 09, Éditions LettMotif, La Madeleine, France, 2016


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, The Seventh Day, catalogue text for the exhibition Genesis with Erla S Haraldsdottir, Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2016


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, A Map of Utopia, conversation with Bouchra Khalili (and introduction), The Opposite of Voice-Over, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, 2016


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, En viktig sak, Att, Artist book, Birgitta Muhr, Stockholm, 2016


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Art in Iceland (interview) in By Water, Sinne Proartibus, Helsinki, 2016


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Från skrivbordet, Paletten Art Journal #301, Gothenburg, 2016


2015


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Finlir med dasslock: Ett valhänt försök till överläggning om filosofisk språkmoralism och översättning genom begrundande av konstvärldsengelskan, hur den hänger ihop med den Antropofagiska rörelsen, samt ett utkast till tre teser om översättningsprocessen, Monad #1, Styx förlag, Stockholm/Malmö, 2015


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Seeing the Forest for the Trees in Make a painting of trees in a forest (ed. Erla Haraldsdottír), Crymogea, Reykjavík, Iceland


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, The Veracity of Colour - A conversation in the studio in Make a painting of trees in a forest, (ed. Erla Haraldsdottír), Crymogea, Reykjavík, Iceland


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Det omöjliga Ägandet/Impossible Possesion (bilingual) exhibition text, Slakthus ateljeerna/Air D’Islande


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib; Gudjonsdottir, Birta; Hessler, Stefanie; Lykkeberg & Toke (eds.), The Viewer, Momentum 2015 8th Momentum Nordic Biennal of Contemporary Art, Tunnel Vision (exhibition catalogue vol.2), Mousse Publishing, Milano, Italy


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib and Hjertström Lappalainen, Lars-Erik, Ledighet – från livsglädje till kryptokomik, in No Bad Days (exhibition catalogue, eds.), Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden, June – September 2015


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib; Gudjonsdottir, Birta; Hessler, Stefanie; Lykkeberg & Toke (eds.), The Reader, Momentum 2015 8th Momentum Nordic Biennal of Contemporary Art, Tunnel Vision. Longer collective essay by Engqvist, Gudjonsdottir, Hessler & Lykkeberg. Interviews with Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback, Brody Condon, Laurence Delplace, Steingrimur Eyfjörd, Leah Kelly, Timothy Morton, Peter Osborne, Rupert Sheldrake, Marcus Steinweg, Michael Taussig, Christine Ödlund. Scent by Sissel Tolaas (exhibition catalogue vol.1), Mousse Publishing, Milano, Italy, 2015


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Something Fishy in Keep Frozen (ed. Hulda Rós Gudnadottír), Crymogea, Reykjavík, Iceland


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Drömminnen/Memories of a dream, David Molander catalogue essay, Cecilia Hillström Gallery, Stockholm
tsnoK (Engqvist and Hjertström Lappalainen), Savannah Bob, is that a pseudonym?, Supermarket artist-run magazine #5 2015


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Seminariet som ateljé? – när forskning blir konst / The seminar as studio? – When research becomes art, Bachelor Thesis (C-uppsats), Art History, Södertörn University, 2015


2014


Bength Kristina; Engqvist, Jonatan Habib; Rydén Jan & Sandström Sigrid, Studio Talks: Thinking Through Painting, Arvinius + Orfeus publishing, 2014 (editor, introduction, various transcriptions and translations)
Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Stating the Obvious – what is the position of painting? in Thinking Through Painting, Arvinius + Orfeus publishing, 2014


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, How to bake a cake with handcuffs in Difficulty of Freedom / Freedom of Difficulty, Exhibition catalogue, Erla Haraldsdottír, Crymogea, Reykjavík, 2014


2013


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Stadsautonomi/stadsanatomi (City Autonomy/City Anatomy), Koreografisk Journal #1, Stockholm, 2013


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Torpedo Press (ed.) In Dependence – Collaborations and Artist Initiatives, Torpedo Press, Oslo, 2013
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Jonatan Habib, (I)ndependent People in In Dependence – Collaborations and Artist Initiatives, Torpedo Press, Oslo, 2013


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Kao sto je novac papir, tako je i galeroja soba and Just as Money is Paper – So a Gallery is a Room, in Mladen Stilinovic, Nula iz Vladanja / Zero for Conduct, retrospective catalogue, ed. Branka Stipancic, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, 2013


2012


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Infrastruktur i Informationens tidsålder (Infrastructure in the age of information technology), Stockholm on the Move, Färgfabriken 2012


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, We are still lost between the abyss within us and the boundless horizons outside us, catalogue text for Ulrika Sparre & Hanna Ljungh, Växjö Konsthall, 2012


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Perfomativ Architektur, Building Blocks Berlin, Färgfabriken/Schwedische Botschaft Berlin, 2012


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib; Enqvist, Annika; Masucci, Michele; Rosendahl, Lisa; Widenheim, Cecilia (editors), Work, Work, Work – A reader on Art and Labour, Iaspis and Steinberg Press, 2012.


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Just as Money is Paper – So a Gallery is a Room, in Work, Work, Work – A reader on Art and Labour, 2012.
Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Scheving, Kristín, (I)ndependent People, exhibition catalogue (editor, author of all texts), Reykjavík Arts Festival and collaborators, 2012


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Killing Cats – On Curiosity and the SUR-project by KTH/DOCH in (What´s) the Matter with Method, Buda Arts Center, Kortrijk, Belgium 2012


2011


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib (editor) Gifts of Intimacy, Exhibition Catalogue, Tensta Konsthall, 2011


2010


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Englund Karin (editors) The Nordic Third World Country? - Icelandic art in times of crises, project publication, Färgfabriken, 2010


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Introduction, The Nordic Third World Country? - Icelandic art in times of crises, project publication, Färgfabriken, 2010


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, From Golden Cars to Waterfalls - a conversation with Rúri, The Nordic Third World Country? - Icelandic art in times of crises, project publication, Färgfabriken, 2010


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Vad är det som är så kul? (What´s so funny?), in Divan, 3/4, 2010


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Med häst genom Sverige (On horseback through Sweden), interview with artist Annette Felleson in Kentaur, ed. Bornemark/von Essen, Södertörn Studies in Practical Knowledge, 2010
Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Performativ Arkitektur, main catalogue essay for Building Blocks, Färgfabriken Stockholm, 2010


2009


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Fredricson Vendela, My oh my – a story of love, in Input Journal, no 2, New York, 2009


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Listening through the mirror – Or Alberto Frigo´s heterotopia of sound / Att lyssna genom spegeln – Eller Alberto Frigos heterotopi av ljud (translated into Swedish by Hans Olsson) published in 06/36 YRS Alberto Frigo, Uppsala Konstmuseum, Sweden, 2009


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Lantz, Maria (Editors), Dharavi: Documenting Informalities, 2nd revised edition, Academic Foundation, New Dehli, India 2009


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Play and Control / Lek och kontroll (bi-lingual) for the exhibition Play - Film & Video, Moderna Museet, 2009


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Seeing isn´t believing: On Hreinn J Stephensen´s Poetism, Printed matter for Hreinn J Stephensen CiRCUS 2009


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Norberg, Björn, The Nordic Pioneers of New Media Art, Ars Hypermedia magazine, Winter 2009, Issue #1, Italy, 2009 (shorter version also published 2010 by GAMA, www.gama-gateway.eu


2008


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, DistrACTION - On Hildur Margrettardottír´s FULKOMMKLEIKI, Hildur Margarettardottír, Iceland, 2008


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Lantz, Maria, Att betrakta slutet / Observing the end, Motiv #14, 2008


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib In-formalities, in Pavilion contemporary art & culture magazine #12 (Being There, Mapping the contemporary. Reader of the Bucharest Biennale, Vol 2: documented BB3, 2008


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Lantz, Maria (Editors) Dharavi: Documenting Informalities, The Royal University College of Fine Art, Stockholm, 2008


2007


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Norberg, Björn, Hjärnboll, börshandlande palmer och TV-happenings (Brainball, stock exchange palm trees and TV-happenings), on the history New Media Art in Sweden, Konstperspektiv 4/07, 2007


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Sympathy for Godard, Hjärnstorm 92/93, 2007


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Tune in, Turn on, Drop out, Hjärnstorm 92/93, 2007


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Tesarius, Glänta 2-3, 2007


2006


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Nilsson, Christian Kapitalismen som Religion? (Capitalism as Religion?), introduction, Ord och Bild 5, 2006, ed.


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Gåvan och ekonomins gränser (The Gift and the limits of Economy), Ord och Bild 5, 2006


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Phenomenology goes to Las Vegas, in Uttryck 06, Mediateknik, Royal Institute of Technology, 2006


2005


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib & Sá Cavalcante Schuback (editors), Marcia Inledning (Introduction) Glänta 3/05, on the theme antropophagi and Brazilian Modernism


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Mot en Postkolnial Antropofagi – Om Det Antropofigiska Manifestet, Primitivsm och den andre (i mig) (Toward a post colonial Anthropophagi – On the Anthropophagic Manifesto, Primitivism and the Other within), Glänta 3/05


– 2004


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Cinnamon-roll Research. In Dokumentation Konst och Nya Media, Kungl. Konsthögskolan, Stockholm 2004.
Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Om glädje, allvar och konstnärlig forskning (On Joy, Seriousness and Artistic Research) In Dokumentation Konst och Nya Media, Kungl. Konsthögskolan, Stockholm 2004


Engqvist, Jonatan Habib, Skratt och Glädje, Om skrattet och glädjens allvar utifrån den Glada Vetenskapen av Friedrich Nietzsche, (Laughter and Joy, On the Serenity of Laughter and Joy based on the Gay Science by Friedrich Nietzsche), Master Thesis (D-uppsats), Philosophy, Södertörn University College, 2004


Engqvist, Jonatan, I Tid och Otid (Om nuet) (In and Out of Time (On the Now)) Bachelor Thesis (C-uppsats), Philosophy, Södertörn University College, 2001

 


Other media:


Several texts for the online journal Kunstkritikk www.kunstkritikk.no

 

Films and other online mediation for Konstfack spring 2020 www.konstfack.se


Online texts about World Biennal Forum No.2, Sao Paulo for E-Flux conversations and Swedish Traveling Exhibitions, 2014


No Longer Interested, Moderated online participant (in collaboration with Lars-Erik Hjerström Lappalianen) with Jim Duignan, Harrell Fletcher, Steve Lambert, Mary Mattingly and Deborah Fisher, organised by the platform for socially engaged art A Blade of Grass, New York, 2014


Articles & interviews for Bulletinen, Moderna Museets Vänner including interview with Barbara Kruger and report from Los Angeles, San Diego and Palm Springs (Friends of Moderna Museet´s quarterly), 2008


Artwork presentations for the project 50 images/ 50 bilder, Moderna Museet, 2009 (Alberto Giocometti, Annica Karlsson-Rixon, Barbara Kruger, Carolee Schneeman, Chris Burden, Dorothea Tanning, Öyvind Fahlström, Judy Chicago, Ola Pehrson, Richard Long), Moderna Museet, 2009


Artist presentations for the exhibition Play - Film & Video (Sadie Benning, Dara Birnbaum, Alexander Calder, Nathalie Djurberg, Viking Eggeling, Carin Ellberg and Catharina Lindgren-Cavallin, Fischli/Weiss, Joan Jonas, Jesper Just, William Kentridge, Bruce Nauman, Pipilotti Rist) Moderna Museet, 2009


Various articles and reviews for the magazine Kulturen


Various articles and reviews for the magazine LO-Tidningen, Kultur


Various articles published at: www.tsnok.se


Engqvist, Jonatan, Islendska Hnakka (Icelandic saddles), Södlasmidurinn EHF, Iceland, 1998

 

Producer of radio programs and radio-based exhibitions, for the Swedish national radio, Sveriges Radio, culture radio channel P1 and SRC, 2002 – 04, please see http://www.sr.se/src for a selection of archived material (E.g. the themes: Skogen, Familjen, Det som inte blev sagt, Nomader).

Several of the SRC programs were re-broadcasted by Centrifug Radio Populär, Konsthall C (95.3 MHz), April 2014


Translations (selection):


John Cage, Framtidens musik (Credo), Framtidens musik (English- Swedish, forthcoming); Numerous translations of artist presentations, manuscripts, practical as well as theoretical texts for artists in residence and minor publications by Iaspis (2009-); Meike Schalk, Kroppar och institutioner, Katalog 39, Statens Konstråd, 2009; Jonathan Swift, Ett anspråkslöst förslag, Glänta 3:05 (English- Swedish); Oswald de Andrade, Det antropofagiska manifestet, Glänta 3:05 (with Marica Sá Cavalcante Schuback English/Poruguese/Tupí - Swedish); Editor and translator, Dharavi: Documenting Informalities, 2008, 2009, 2018 (Swedish- English); Editor and translator of all texts for Motiv (bilingual) and tsnoK.se


 

Languages:

Fluent speaker of English and Swedish (bi-lingual). Written and oral Icelandic, some oral comprehension of German and French. Written English, Swedish and Icelandic. Reader of English, Swedish, Icelandic, Danish, Norwegian, can also read some German, French, and Classical Greek with a dictionary.