Bo Melin

b. 1964 in Sweden



1994-97   Valand School of Fine Arts, Gothenburg (MFA)

1992-94   Konstfack / Department of sculpture

(University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm)

Solo Shows


Box Gallery, Gothenburg, with Andreas Nilsson


Scrollen, 54 Gallery, Gothenburg

Sleep, Elbowroom Gallery with Andreas Nilsson and Team Sleep, Gothenburg

Here, there and everywhere with Erla S. Haraldsdottir, Galleri, Reykjavik, Iceland


Sthlm/Gbg, Gothenburg

Nature 2000, Kammaren, 54 Gallery, Gothenburg

Vadare (Shorebirds), outdoor project in Gothenburg


Let's Go Europe, F15 Gallery, Moss, Norway


Let’s Go Europe, Ynglingagatan 1 Gallery, Stockholm


Blue Lagoon, Ynglingagatan 1 Gallery, Stockholm

Blue Lagoon meets Pamukkale, Rotor Gallery, Gothenburg

White light/White heat , with Peter Geschwind, Struts Gallery, Oslo


All fucked up, with Peter Geschwind and Patrik Svensson,

Ynglingagatan 1 Gallery, Stockholm

Nesting-boxes and ornithologistic excursions in the Allén Park,

Project in Gothenburg


Burn out, Rotor Gallery, Gothenburg, with Peter Geschwind and Patrik Svensson

Eva come home - all is forgiven! Project in Gothenburg


Group shows in selection


Hlemmur, with Erla Haraldsdottir, Gerdarsafn, Reykjavik, Iceland

Luftburen/Airborne, with Andreas Nilsson, Midlanda konsthall, Sundsvall-Härnösand

Breathe-3 with Andreas Nilsson, Röda Sten, Gothenburg

Kärlek, with Andreas Nilsson, Virserum Konsthall, Virserum

Scrollen, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, Norway

Stockholm Art Fair, (Scrollen, Sub Comandante Gallery, Oslo, Norway)

After Shopping, Kulturhuset, Stockholm


A Constructed World with Peter Geschwind, Foxy Productions, Brooklyn, New York

Space Traffic, Hong Kong, China

Uppsala International Short Film Festival, with Andreas Nilsson, Uppsala

Transmediale 01, Berlin, Germany

Dream operator, Sparwasser HQ, Beriln, Germany

Swede, Röda Sten, Gothenburg


Baltic Security! International Airport of Riga, Lativa

Transport Nordstan Shopping Centre, Gothenburg

Skoghall Collaboration with Erla Haraldsdóttir, Public Safety, Skoghall Konsthall, curated by Alfredo Jaar

Swede, Jönköpings City Museum

Swede, Sandviken Museum of Fine Arts

Swede, Uppsala Museum of Fine Arts

Cashbox, Box Gallery, Gothenburg

Let’s go bananas shown by Make it happen on tour at Werkleitz Biennale, Germany

Let’s go bananas shown by Make it happen on tour at Momentum, Moss, Norway

The search for Ken Keseys psychedelic bus with Breathe-2, Gothenburg-Germany

Trans-Love Airways StandArt, Nefertiti, Gothenburg

Stockholm Art Fair, Sollentuna, Riksutställningar (Swedish Travelling Exhibitions)


Playstation, Artspace, Arlanda airport, Stockholm

Cashbox, Box Gallery, Gothenburg

Stockholm Art Fair, Sollentuna, Index Gallery, Stockholm

LoveBox, Box Gallery, Gothenburg

Alien Workshop, Arlanda Airport, Stockholm

High Voltage, Artspace, Arlanda airport, Stockholm

Lightshow, Signal Gallery, Malmo


Magic Carpet, malmo Museum of fine Arts

Index Edition, Index gallery, Stockholm

Multipelshow, Box Gallery, Gothenburg

SBN goes Pineapple, The Pineapple Project Room, Malmo

Stuff it, Ynglingagatan 1 Gallery, Stockholm

Artspace, Arlanda airport, Stockholm

Gekko, Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm


Oslo Band Stand, Oslo

Gothenburg Museum of Fine Art

Summer show, SubBau Gallery, Gothenburg

New Agora, SvD Gallery, Stockholm

Graduate show, Schaper Sundberg Gallery Stockholm

European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany


Video+, Gino, Stockholm

UpDate, Turbinehallerne, Copenhagen

Beach party, Art-Land, Copenhagen

LoveAll, Färgfabriken, Stockholm

Workshop Lava, Kulturhuset, Stockholm

Social Service, Gothenburg

RotorRetro, Rotor Gallery, Gothenburg


One Night Stand, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, Norway

Brunozorn 6, Project at the Swedish television building in Gothenburg

Crows, Project on the roof of Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg

Valand at Läckö, Läckö Castle. Lindkoeping

ARS-Project, Student gallery, Royal Academy of Art, Helsinki, Finland


NIFCA Artists in Recidency Programme, Bergen, Norway 2002

Swedish Government two year grant 2000/2001

City of Gothenburg Art prize 2000

Swedish Government one year grant 1998

Art Ecology Prize 1997