Tölp

Mikael Askergren © 1997

Installation view, SmART Show, March 19–23, 1997, Stockholm-Helsinki. Courtesy of Galleri Axel Mörner, Stockholm, Sweden.

tölp (pronounced “tullp”): Swedish noun meaning “boor, lout, vulgar and unsophisticated person” (as in the exclamation: Tölp!)

SmART Show was a one-off contemporary art show/art fair arranged in 1997 by Galleri Axel Mörner et al, on board the the M/S Silja Symphony, one of the worlds largest cruise ships.

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