CARL MICHAEL VON HAUSSWOLFF (b. 1956, Linköping, Sweden) lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden. He has been one of the two rulers of the imaginary kingdom of Elgaland-Vargaland—consisting of “the Border Territories: Geographical, Mental & Digital”—since its inception in 1992. A composer, visual artist, and curator, von Hausswolff has explored the intersections between radio frequency, electricity, and the paranormal. Hausswolff has become an expert on the work of his friend Friedrich Jürgenson, and is the Chairman of the Friedrich Jürgenson Foundation. He has been featured several times at the Venice Biennial (2001, 2003 & 2005), as well as in major exhibitions including documenta X (1997); Sound Art-Sound as Media, ICC, Tokyo (2000); and Portikus, Frankfurt (2004).