Palle Torssson

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Palle Torsson is based in Stockholm, embodying the roles of an artist, hacker, researcher, and programmer. A graduate from the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, Torsson's artistic endeavors have received national and international recognition, with exhibitions at renowned venues like Galleri Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Moderna Museet, Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, Momentum in Bergen, Kiasma in Helsinki, Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Kunsthalle in Vienna, Manifesta 7, and the Venice Biennale. He's also known for his active participation and initiation of various collaborative projects.
Some of his notable works include 'University Studies in Second Life,' 'Unreal Stockholm' (2004-2007) — a think tank dedicated to hacker ethics, 'Piratbyrån' (2004-2010), Stockholm's inaugural hackerspace 'Sparvnästet' (2012-2016), and 'CryptoParty' (2013-2017). Between 2012 and 2014, Torsson dedicated his time to a research project, examining collaborative hacker-art practices. Presently, Torsson holds the position of a senior lecturer in art at Konstfack in Stockholm.