Biography

Education

2016-2017  Umeå Academy of fine Arts, Master in Fine Arts

2013-2016  Konstfack, Bachelor in Textiles

2014  Wroclaw Academy of art and design, Sculpture

2012-2013  Stenebyskolan, Form and design - Textiles

2011  Väddö Folkhögskola, Textiles, craft and design     

 

Solo exhibitions

2020    Konstepidemin, VISST - Gothenburg (upcoming)

2020    KC-Väst, Slask i given - Gothenburg (upcoming)

2016    Odenplan Metro station, Season’s Greetings - Stockholm

 

Group exhibitions

2020    Verkligheten - Umeå (upcoming)

2018    Trästockfestivalen, Konsttältet - Skellefteå

2018    Sculpture in East Jesus Art Garden - California (USA)

2017    NCCA (Samara), Food as a social machine - Samara (Russia)

2017    Galleriet, Qualia - Umeå

2017    Kulturmejeriet, Lactic Acid - Umeå

2017    Galleri Alva, Twelvemillionthreehundredfortyfivethousandsixhundredseventyeight - Umeå

2016    Konstfack, Konstfack Spring Exhibition - Stockholm

2015    hangmenProjects Gallery, Still Moving - Stockholm

2015    Konsthall C, Tvättid - Stockholm

2015    Skarpnäck Kulturhus, Non Stop - Stockholm

2015    Liljevalchs Konsthall, Vårsalongen - Stockholm

2015    Galeria Stukotów, Otwarcie - Wroclaw (Polen)

2014    Livrustkammaren, Maktspel - Stockholm

 

Performances and events

2019    Konstepidemin, 13-festivalen (performance event) - Gothenburg

2019    Bildmuseet, Meanwhile (performance event) - Umeå

2019    Örnsköldsviks museum & konsthall, Lights High Coast Art Festival (video festival) - Örnsköldsvik

2018    Bildmuseet, Gore Text (performance event) - Umeå

2018    Bildmuseet, Röra sig (film screening) - Umeå

2017    Folkets Bio Umeå, Umeå european film festival 2017 - Umeå

2017    Bildmuseet, Mamma och Pappa (film screening) - Umeå

 

Participation

2020    Performance artist  in “Flat earth” by Annika Lundgren, Konstepidemin - Gothenburg

2019    Performance artist  in “Flat earth” by Annika Lundgren, Konstepidemin - Gothenburg

2018    Performance artist in “Symphony of a missing room” by Lundahl and Seitl,  Bildmuseet - Umeå

2017     Performance artist in “To be shown in 22 years" (2039) by Annika Ström, Farbvision - Berlin (Germany)

 

Grants and residencies

2019     Gothenburg City’s Studio Support

2019     The Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s Assistant Grant

2019     Artist in residence, Tomma Rum - Arjeplog

2018     Artist in residence, Tomma Rum - Västervik

2018     Artist in residence in East Jesus Art Garden - California, (USA)

2017     Estrid-Ericsons Stiftelse

2016     Stiftelsen Maria Lindgrens Sömmerskehem

 

Memberships

2020-    Galleri BOX representative in the Iaspis-group in Gothenburg

2020-    Board member of Luftslottet

2019-    Member of Fiber Art Sweden

2018-    Board member of the artist run gallery Galleri Box, Gothenburg

2018     Chairperson in the DJ collective Liquid Sky in Umeå

2017     Board member in the DJ collective Liquid Sky in Umeå

2015     Member of Skarpnäck Cultural center’s art jury

 

Other work

2020-    Artist assistant to Jonas Liveröd

2019-    Museum host at Röhsska Museum of Design and Craft, Gothenburg

2018-    Museum host at Gothenburg Art Museum

2017     Museum host at Bildmuseet in Umeå

 

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