RECIPIENT OF A RESIDENCY AT THE BERGMAN ESTATE (BERGMANGÅRDARNA) ON FÅRÖ DURING MAY
I have arrived at Ängen house on Fårö, a house Ingmar Bergman built a few hundred meters away from his own house Hammar. During my weeklong residency at the Bergman Estate I plan to immerse myself in my invented explorer Jonas Falck. Then I will explore Ingman Bergman’s library, watch movies in his private cinema, walk along the beaches like the Fårö old man (Fårögubben) himself. Then I write a little and draw a bit. It feels good and to say I’m excited would be an understatement!
RECIPIENT OF A PROJECT GRANT THAT WILL SUPPORT THE PRODUCTION OF AN ARTIST BOOK
I’m excited to be awarded a project grant from Längmanska Kulturfonden to be used for the completion of an artist book regarding my invented explorer Jonas Falck and his mysterious findings.
PARTICIPAN IN LILJEVALCH’S JURIED SPRING SALON.
Four drawings inspired by the late 18th century imaginary explorer Jonas Falck will be part of Liljevalchs’ juried Spring Salon. Jonas Falck studied the mutated life following a meteorite impact in the northern region of Sweden. The exhibition will be held in Stockholm City Feb 12 – April 10, 2016.
RECIPIENT OF A SWEDISH GRANT!
Sparbanksstiftelsen Norrland award each year a young artists from the northern region of Sweden a stipend. This is a stipend you can’t apply to. I’m deeply honored to be the recipient of Sparbanksstiftelsen Norrlands Konstnärsstipendium 2015!
EXHIBITING ARTIST AT SCANDINAVIA’S BIGGEST ART EVENT
I am excited to be an exhibiting artist at OpenArt Örebro (Sweden), Scandinavia’s biggest art event. Contemporary art from all over the world is temporarily displayed in the city center, for everyone to experience it. People will encounter art in places they least expect it everywhere in the city center – on the street, shop windows, facades, on the water surface, around the castle or in parks. OpenART takes place June 14 – September 6, 2015.
EXHIBITING ARTISTS AT ARCHIPEL GALLERY, AMERSFOORT, NETHERLANDS
Archipel Gallery is hosting an international exhibition in April-May 2015. The theme is the transition from figurative art to abstraction, with particular inspiration from Mondrian’s development towards abstraction. One hundred years ago, in 1915, Mondrian exhibited his first abstracted paintings in Holland: the Pier & Ocean series, in which his first steps into ultimate abstraction was clear. My contribution will be two drawings from the series Sketches for impossible construction.
SWEDISH ART GRANTS COMMITTEE’S WORKING GRANT
I’m incredibly grateful to have been awarded the Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s one-year working grant. Working grants are intended to provide professional artists with the opportunity to concentrate on and develop their artistic work.
A GLIMPS OF THE PROJECT “JONAS FALCK – A REJECTED EXPLORER’S OBSERVATIONS” WILL BE ON VIEW AT RICKLUNDGÅRDEN IN SAXNÄS, SWEDEN
If you are in the area around southern Lapland during this summer, make sure to stop by Ricklundgården in Saxnäs, Sweden, and have a look at a section of my latest project “Jonas Falck – a rejected explorer’s observations.” The project has been created during my residency stay as their Sparbanksstiftelsen Norrlands 2013 recipient. The exhibition will open on June 16th and run until end of August.
SOLO SHOW AT THE ART MUSEUM IN SUNDSVALL, SWEDEN
The exhibition, taking the form of an installation with photographs, stories, and museum objects, will tell the story about an old house in the northern part of Sweden. The house, built in 1866, was the location of one of the most brutal mass murders in the history of Sweden. The installation, oscillating between what we perceive to be fact and fiction, will effectively paint a picture of how much the concept of “truth” can be stretched in a museum context.
The opening will be on Saturday, February 1st at 1 pm and will run until March 23rd.
THE NordArt 2013 EXHIBITION AT KUNSTWERK CARLSHÜTTE IN BÜDELSDORF, GERMANY
I am excited to be part of the NordArt 2013 exhibition at the former iron foundry Kunstwerk Carlshütte in northern Germany. They received applications from 2458 artists from 93 countries. 240 artists from 55 countries were selected. Since 1999 the NordArt has established itself as one of the largest exhibitions of contemporary art in Europe which takes place annually in the summer months. The exhibition areas are: the former Carlshütte foundry (22,000 sqm), the ACO Wagenremise (400 sqm) as well as the historical park (80,000 sqm) and public places of the town of Büdelsdorf. NordArt 2013 will take place between June 8 – October 6, 2013.
RECIPIENT OF A GRANT AND RESIDENCY AWARD AT RICKLUNDGÅRDEN IN SAXNÄS, SWEDEN
Sparbanksstiftelsen Norrland award each year two artists from the northern region of Sweden a stipend and a month-long stay at their studio at Ricklundgården in Saxnäs, Sweden. I feel honored to be one of this this years awardees. The studio is the artist home of Emma och Folke Ricklund, built in the 1940s. In her will Emma Ricklund expressed her wish to turn the house into a studio space for visiting artists. The first stipend was awarded in 1972.