Born in Brazil. Based in Helsinki, Finland.
Martin Dahlström-Heuser has graduated with an MA in Visual Cultures, Curating and Contemporary Art from Aalto University, Finland, including a five-month exchange period at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2020-2021). He has studied fine arts with specialisation in digital media at the Valand School of Fine Arts, Gothenburg, Sweden (2009), and music composition at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil (2004). His mediums range from video to installations, painting and sculpture. Martin has exhibited in many countries, such as Sweden, Finland, Canada, Spain, Brazil and Uruguay. He has works in the public collections of the Museum of Art of Rio Grande do Sul (MARGS) and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Rio Grande do Sul (MACRS), Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Martin Dahlström-Heuser's work finds its impetus in social criticism through tactics such as repetition, vulgarity and the language of the mass media. Subtle forms of violence are found throughout his output, from paintings to videos and sculptures.