Birt Berglund

karl-erik sigbjörn birt berglund (b. 1986 in stockholm, sweden) is a multidisciplinary artist with a background in sound and music.
recurring themes in his work include noise, sound, queerness, language, philosophy, conspiracy theories and weird stories.

he is also part of seroconversion and kronofonika



Fragments is a collection of eighty text fragments installed in slide frames.
The fragments originate from a text written by a machine learning software that has studied Hollow Earth literature.
The Hollow Earth-theories posits that the Earth is hollow and often theorizes that the inside is habitable and might contain other humanoid creatures.

#3: a dreamer have occurred in the caverns

#10: desire for an evidence ot thing

#18: above is; below

#28: through the holes in its past

#40: stalagmites and stalactites and memory

#65: a central sun at a distances

#71: dangerous philosophers above ground

Fragments can be seen as a discussion of conspiracy theories, research bias, problematic machine learning and algoritms, and ways of how data points are distributed, sorted and connected; by both humans and machines.
Fragments was shown as part of the MFA exhibition Almost Through The Theory Of A Whole.
It was shown together with the work Thought-Forms.