Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
M.A. in Art, 2013

Class of Willem de Rooij, 2006-2007

Yale University
B.A. in Art, 2004


2023 Happy’s House, Mariakirken, Copenhagen
2022 Dream One, Södertälje Konsthall, Södertälje
2022 08-18 (Past Perfect), Andréhn-Schiptjenko Paris
2022 08-18 (Past Perfect), Gerðarsafn Museum, Kópavogur 
2022 SUEDI, House of Sweden, Washington D.C. 
2021 Your Shadow is a Mirror, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm
2021 Santiago Mostyn, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2020 Grass Widows, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, AB
2019 Altarpiece, Institute Suédois, Paris 
2019 How Important is Speed in a Revolution?, Galleri Format, Malmö
2018 The Warming Plateau, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm
2015 May Day 2012 / May Day 2013, Hiroshima MoCA
2014 Sans Tête au Monde, with Tamara Henderson, Kunsthall Stavanger
2014 The Promise (II), Platform Art Space, Stockholm
2014 Into the Act, BAS, Bergen
2013 Little Father, Glorious Stump, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm
2010 The Sympathizer!, Capricious Space, New York


After the Sun – Forecasts from the North, Gammel Strand, Copenhagen (forthcoming)
Stockholm Cosmology, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm
After the Sun – Forecasts from the North, Buffalo AKG Art Museum, Buffalo
RAUSCH 3, Theater an der Ruhr, Mülheim

The Threshold is a Prism, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
Busan International Video Art Festival, Gyeongnam Art Museum & Space Heem, Busan 
Mare Amoris/Sea of Love, Queensland Art Museum, Meanjin/Brisbane
VIDEONALE.scope #10: Counter Narratives, Turistarama, Cologne
Ekrani i Artit 2023, Art House, Shkodra
You Don’t Love Me Yet: Contemporary Video Art from Sweden, Dupont Underground, Washington D.C.
Chronic Desire – Sete Cronică, Timisoara 2023 European Capital of Culture, Timisoara
Art on Screen, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar

The Latvian Collection, Malmö Art Museum, Malmö
The Real Show, CAC Brétigny
Sommerfest, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

With New Eyes, the Interwar Period through a Lens, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg
Swimming Pool - Troubled Waters, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
We Are Noth Myths: Opacity Across Difference, Art Hub Copenhagen
Atlas of Mediterranean Liquidity, CDA Holon, Tel Aviv
Borås Art Biennial 2021: Deep Listening for Longing, Borås
Neither Here Nor There, Kulturhuset Blå Stället, Gothenburg

Luleå Biennial 2020: Time on Earth, Havremagasinet, Boden/Silvermuseet, Arjeplog 
Unfolding Questions, Codes and Contours, Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø
The Spectral Forest, Nida Art Center, Nida

Streams of Consciousness: 12th Rencontres de Bamako – African Biennale of Photography, Bamako 
The Measure of All Things: On the (In)Human, Lunds Konsthall, Lund
Survival Kit 10.1, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga
Not a Single Story II, Wanås Konst, Wanås 
Notes on Influence (performance), Studio Giardini, Venice
HeadHandEye, with Hanni Kamaly, Intercultural Museum, Oslo
Many & Beautiful Things, The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth
Becoming My Extinction, Suprainfinit, Bucharest
Norberg Festival 2019, Norberg
Örebro OpenART, Örebro
Stories of Belonging: Contemporary Art from Sweden, Tartmus, Tartu

The Moderna Exhibition 2018: With the Future Behind Us, Moderna Museet, Stockholm (co-curator with Joa Ljungberg)
Many & Beautiful Things, Newlyn Art Gallery and the Exchange, Cornwall
°C,, London

WheredoIendandyoubegin: On Secularity, Gothenburg Biennial 2017
Nordic Trouble, Konsthall C, Stockholm 
Folkmusik 2.0, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
Memoirs Found in a Bathtub (Protocol #1), Minibar, Stockholm
Survival Guide, Alberta Gallery of Art, Edmonton

Historicode: 3rd Nanjing International Art Festival, Baijia Lake Museum, Nanjing
The New Human, Moderna Museet Stockholm
Flaherty NYC Series: Transforming Provocations, Anthology Film Archives, New York
Rethinking Flânerie, Marabouparken, Stockholm
Clearview Presents: Views, Clearview, London
Artoteket RUT, Skånes konstföreningen, Malmö

The New Human: You and I in Global Wonderland, Moderna Museet Malmö
Framing Bodies, Hasselblad Centre, Gothenburg
The Natural Order, Haninge Konsthall, Haninge
Tirana Open 1, Tirana
Performing Identity, Gallery Luda, St. Petersburg
Artoteket RUT, Mölnlycke Bibliotek

New Nordic Photography 2013, The Hasselblad Centre, Gothenburg
Performa 13: Norwegian Pavillion, New York
Stockholm Music and Arts Festival, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm
24 SPACES, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
Apparatus, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles
Kungl. Konsthögskolans Vårutställning 2013, Konradsberg, Stockholm

Image and Objecthood, Studio 10, Brooklyn
AIR Drop: Looking for Somewhere to Land, Slakthusateljéerna, Stockholm
Bartholomew, Galerie Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm
Celeste im Berg, Die Bäckerei / Alliance Française, Innsbruck

Nothing in the World but Youth, Turner Contemporary, Kent
Marcel & Friends: USA, Recyclart, Brussels
Bartholomew, Galerie 12Mail, Paris
The Show Must Go On, Capricious Space, New York
When You Close Your Eyes I Disappear, Diamantenbörse, Frankfurt-am-Main

Free People of Colour (and Other Pictures), ACP, Atlanta (curator)
Capricious Select, Fotografiska, Stockholm
New Work New York: curated by Tim Barber, New York
Seven in Miami, Presented by P.P.O.W. / Capricious Reading Room
Secrets, Space 15 Twenty, Los Angeles
Life, Mountain Fold, New York
CCNY Residency Exhibition, CCNY, New York

It Ain’t Fair 2009, OHWOW, Art Basel Miami Beach
Vice Photo Issue Exhibition, Los Angeles, Paris, Tokyo
Sacrosanct, St. John’s Episcopal Church, New York (co-curator)
Everything Must Out Going, Asia Song Society, New York
Drift, Glowlab, New York

Städelschule zu Gast, Kunst-Werke, Berlin
It Ain’t Fair, OHWOW, Art Basel Miami Beach
T.V. Books, Space 15 Twenty, Los Angeles
T.V. Books, Hope Gallery, Los Angeles
Various Photographs, New York Photo Festival, New York
Chief Mag Best and Brightest, Arm Gallery, New York
Being Here is Better than Wishing We’d Stayed, Mass MoCA
Anywhere but Here, Montecarlo, Barcelona

Plat(t)form ’07, Fotomuseum Winterthur
Consumption Junction, CCAD, Columbus, Ohio
As It Screams Just Please Love Me, FormContent, London
Tiny Vices, curated by Tim Barber, Studio Bee, Tokyo
Tiny Vices, curated by Tim Barber, Collette, Paris
Tiny Vices, curated by Tim Barber, White Flag, St. Louis, MO
Städelschule Rundgang, Frankfurt


2023 Forecast, with Susanna Jablonski, Timisoara 2023 European Capital of Culture, Timisoara
2017 Visual identity for WheredoIendandyoubegin: On Secularity, Gothenburg  Biennial 2017
2016 Konst händer: Gärdeåsen, Statens konstråd / Public Art Agency Sweden
2016 Malmös leende, Statens konstråd / Public Art Agency Sweden
2014 Miracle Man,, New York


Harvard-Radcliffe Fellowship, Cambridge MA, 2024 - 2025
Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, 2022, 2024
Künstlerhaus Bethanien , Berlin, 2021
IASPIS Studio Grant Holder, Stockholm,  2018
City of Stockholm Culture Prize, 2017
IASPIS International Cultural Exchange Grant, 2016
City of Stockholm Studio Support Grant, 2016 - 2018
Konstnärsnämnden, One-year Working Grant, 2015
L/R Residency, Suldal, Norway, 2014
Ann-Margret Lindell Stipend, Grafikens Hus, Mariefred, 2012
AIR Drop Istanbul, via Slakthusateljéerna, Stockholm, 2012
Flaggfabrikken, Artist in Residence, Bergen, 2010
CCNY, Darkroom Residency, New York, 2009
Städelschule Film Prize, Frankfurt, 2007


Moving in the Middle Passage, Liverpool Biennial 2023, chaired by Osei Bonsu, 2023
From Complicated Past Towards Shared Futures, LCCA Riga, 2023
To Where are We Beautifully Going?, Skånes konstförening, Malmö, 2022
Mujejeje: Santiago Mostyn & Tawanda Appiah in Conversation, Njelele Art Station, 2021
The White Elephant in the Room: Public Art and National Identity, with Hanni Kamaly, Malmö Konsthall, 2020
Forum on Violence and Representation, 12th Bamako Encounters - African Biennial of Photography, 2019
Ecstatic Bodies, Stockholm School of Economics, 2018
Kulturdepartementet / Swedish Ministry of Culture, 2017
Statens konstråd / Public Art Agency Sweden, with Edi Muka, 2017
Conditions of Belonging, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, 2017
Floating Utopias, Konstfack, Stockholm, 2015
Dialogue: Surveillance and Photography, University of Gothenburg, 2015
Sensuous Knowledge, Bergen Art Museum / KHiB, 2013
University of Cape Town (Michaelis School of Fine Art),  2011
Sarah Lawrence College,  2010
Bergen National Academy of the Arts,  2010
Pratt Institute,  2009
Yale University,  2008


E-flux, Santiago Mostyn’s ‘Dream One’, by Natasha Marie Llorens, 2022
Kunstkritikk, How Do You Go from Shadow to Human?, 2021
Svenska Dagbladet, The Warming Plateau (review in Swedish), 2018
Expressen, The Warming Plateau (review in Swedish). 2018
Verk Tidskrift, A Decolonial Reading of Santiago Mostyn's work Delay, 2017
Studio Magazine, The Studio Museum in Harlem, p.40-43, 2017
Ibraaz, Istanbul Microphone Men, 2015
Creative Time Reports, Breaking Social Codes: An Outsider in Sweden, 2014
Pitchfork News, Thurston Moore's "Speak to the Wild" video, 2014
The New Yorker, Technology and Photographic Art, 2014
Creative Time Reports, May Day 2012 / May Day 2013, 2013
The New Yorker, Postcard from Zimbabwe: Santiago Mostyn, 2011
Talking About My Generation, BBC Radio Kent/Turner Contemporary, 2011
Clark Magazine, Interview, 2011
Interview Magazine, Profile by Ryan McGinley, 2010
Vice Magazine, The Sympathizer! Interview, 2010
Vice Photo Issue 2010: Still Life, Featured Artist
IANN Korea, Vol. 6, Cover and Featured Artist, Fall 2010
Dossier Magazine, curated portfolio, Fall 2010
Ahorn Magazine, Issue 6, Solo Feature, Fall 2010
Huh Magazine, Profile, Summer 2010
Curated By: Skye Parrott, Huh Magazine, Summer 2010
Platform, Interview, Spring 2010
Vice Photo Issue 2009: Portraits, Featured Artist
Vision:China, Artist Portfolio, Spring 2009
Wooster Collective, Artist Profile, January 2009
Neon Magazine, Germany, October 2008
i-D Magazine, Profile, June 2008
Juxtapoz Photo Issue, Featured Artist, May 2008


Time Was, Newlyn Art Gallery, 2019 (zine)
In & Beyond Sweden: Journeys through an Art Scene, co-editor, Konstnärsnämnden / Art & Theory, 2018
WATCHED!, Hasselblad Foundation / Walther König, 2016
Framing Bodies, Art & Theory Publishing, 2015
Photographies, Vol. 7, Issue 1, Routledge, 2014
Mossless Issue 3: The United States, 2014
April Eighth, Seems Zine Set Vol. 1, Seems Books, 2010
Smokebath, Seems Books, 2010
Gandt No. 1: The No-Way Issue, Gandt Presents, 2010
Excerpt: All Most Heaven, T.V. Books, 2008 (monograph)
Various Photographs, Exhibition Catalogue, NYPH 2008


Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Buffalo AKG Museum, Buffalo, NY
Statens konstråd / Public Art Agency Sweden
Hasselblad Foundation, Göteborg
Region Stockholm
Gävleborg State Collection, Gävleborg
Örebro Konst, Örebro
MoMA Library, New York