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  • GENERAL INFORMATION

     

    Swedish-Finnish visual artist / filmmaker MFA

     

    Contacts: here

  • EDUCATION

     

    2013/2014      Master of Fine Arts, 2 years

                             Stockholm University of the Arts

     

    2013               To Explore the Image of The Other, in Istanbul, Turkey

                             Exchange program, 5 Swedish & 5 Indian filmmakers

                             Akademin Valand and Suchitra School of Cinema

                             and Dramatic Arts, Bangalore, India

     

    2011/2012      Awareness in Filmmaking, in Bangalore & Gothenburg

                             Exchange program, 5 Swedish & 5 Indian filmmakers

                             Filmhögskolan i Göteborg and Suchitra School of

                             Cinema and Dramatic Arts, Bangalore, India

     

    2009 - 2011   2 year Diploma in Filmmaking, Fridhems Folkhögskola

     

    2008/2009     1 year Diploma in Performing Arts, Wiks folkhögskola

     

    2007/2008     1 year Diploma in Fine Arts, Edelviks folkhögskola

     

    2007                Graphic Design, Forsbergs skola

     

    2005/2006     Psychology, Stockholm University

     

    2004                IT and Communication, KTH / SU

     

    2003/2004     Ethnology, Lund University

     

    2000 - 2003   Natural Science, Norra Reals Gymnasium

     

    1993 - 2001   Studies in classical piano & flute, music theory,
                             music history, art history, fine arts, drama and dance

                             Lilla Akademien, Stockholm

    1997 - 1998   Studies in classical piano, The Russian  Conservatory
                            
    in Paris, France

  • TALENT CAMPS / LABS / ART RESIDENCIES

     

    2015                Malakta DanceFilm Lab, Malakta Art Residency, Vasa, Finland

     

    2014                DocuCamp, Skåne, Sweden

     

    2012                Student Campus, theme: “Sound in Film“

                             Go Short International Film Festival, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

     

    2012                Program during the Berlinalen Talent Campus, Berlin, Germany

     

    2011                Uppsala Talent Days at Uppsala International Film Festival

    2011                Program in Pitching, in connection with Pixel Filmfestival, Sweden

     

  • LIST OF PREVIOUS WORKS (a selection)

     

    2016

    A Story of Anticipation / experimental short documentary film
    The Herstory Archive / installation, text
    Playing Soccer with the Dead / photography, text

     

    2015

    Stories from the Wars / experimental short documentary film
    Every Other Light / visual art, video projections

    Ruth / music video

     

    2014

    A Chorus in Agony  / installation, video projections, live performance
    The Memory of a Memory of a Memory / installation, video projections, performance

    Mellanmjölk, documentary film

     

    2013

    Sleeping Lupines / visual art, music
    Eh'La-Bas / a collection of short documentaries

    The Projected Room / installation, video projections, live performance

    2012

    Planted / experimental short film

    Fragile / visual art, music
    The Circular Project / transmedia, webdocumentary

     

    2011
    The Witness / experimental short film
    Just a Dream / music video

     

    2010
    Everybody leaves / short film

     

    2009

    Pink House / animation
    Bertil / theater performance

    I've Been Looking for Freedom / theater performance, video projections

     

    2008
    Skuld (Guilt) / theater performance, video projections

    Stockholm/Burträsk / photography, installation
    Politiskt mönsterarbete / fabric, installation, photography

     

    2006
    Något måste vara här också / installation, objects, jewellery

    The Body (kroppen) / drawings

     

    2005
    Yggdrasil Växer / installation, objects, jewellery

     

     

    Read more about my ongoing works here

    More information can be found in Swedish here - PROJEKT

  • SCREENINGS / EXHIBITIONS / PERFORMANCES

     

    2017

    The Swedish Museum of Photography, Stockholm, Sweden

    CRCLR, Berlin, Germany

    Helsinborg Art Week, Sweden
    High Coast International Film Festival, Sweden
    Galleria Luoma, Hamina, Finland
    Feministiska Filmdagar, Sweden
    International Female Film Festival Malmö, Sweden

    Pixel Skånes Filmfestival, Sweden

     

    2016

    Ozark Shorts, different venues, USA

    Steirisches Filmfest, Feldbach, Österrike

    LadyBug Festival, Sweden

    Burträskbygdens Konstförening, Sweden

    Szczecin European Film Festival, Szczecin, Poland

    Uppsala International Short Film Festical, Sweden

    FilmBar, InKonst, Sweden

    A tour in the Balkans and Estonia

    2015
    Uppsala Short Film Festival, Sweden
    International Female Film Festival, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    UNICA, S:t Petersburg, Russia

    Bio Paradis, Reykjavik, Iceland

    Rio Cinema, London, UK

    DraftHouse, Texas, USA

    Miluwakee, USA

    Bio Rio, Stockholm, Sweden

    Zita, Stockholm, Sweden

    Babel, Malmö, Sweden

    Szczecin European Film Festival, Szczecin, Poland

    International Festival of Non-commercial Film Makers Tallinn, Estonia

    Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Bilbao, Spain

    Kortfilmsdagen, Gothenburg, Sweden

    Pixel skånes kortfilmsfestival, Ystad, Sweden

    Svenska kortfilmsfestivalen, Stockholm, Sweden

    Kulturens bildningsverksamhet, Malmö, Sweden

    LadyBug, Gothenburg, Sweden

    Teatern, Söderhamn, Sweden

    DocLounge, Malmö, Sweden

    Camera 300, Bitola, Macedonia

    A-markt Tour, worldwide

     

    2014
    SVT2, Swedish Television
    9180 Shortfest, Bangalore, India

    StDH, Stockholms Konstnärliga Högskola, Stockholm, Sweden

    2013

    Polarprisveckan, Stockholm, Sweden

    Suchitra Short Film Festival, Bangalore, India

    StDH, Stockholms Konstnärliga Högskola, Stockholm, Sweden

     

    2012
    Go Short Film Festival, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    DFFB, Berlin, Germany

    Pixel skånes kortfilmsfestival, Lund, Sweden

    2011
    Uppsala Short Film Festival, Sweden
    IFEMA (International Female Film Festival Malmö), Malmö, Sweden

    BUFF filmfestival, Malmö, Sweden
    Sem;colon, Biograf Grand, Stockholm, Sweden

    Skånska filmdagarna, Skåne, Sweden

    Pixel skånes kortfilmsfestival, Lund, Sweden

    SFV-festivalen, Stockholm, Sweden

    Gothenburg International Film Festival, Sweden


    2010

    Filmhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

    SKV-festivalen, Stockholm, Sweden
    Vårrullen, Stockholm, Sweden

    Pixel skånes kortfilmsfestival, Lund, Sweden

    Palladium, Kulturhuset, Svalöv, Sweden

     

    2009

    Arvikafestivalen, Arvika, Sweden

    PLEJ - Theater Festival, Uppsala, Sweden

    Reginateatern, Uppsala, Sweden

     

    2008

    Burträsksvängen, Burträsk, Sweden

    Burträskarnas hus, Burträsk, Sweden

    Kreafé, Stockholm, Sweden

    SSSS, Wiks slott, Uppsala, Sweden

     

    2007

    E4:an, Skellefteå, Sweden

    Argus, Burträsk, Sweden

    Konst i det gröna, Stockholm, Sweden

    Burträskarnas hus, Burträsk, Sweden

    Kreafé, Stockholm, Sweden

     

    2006

    Konst i det gröna, Stockholm, Sweden

    Kreafé, Stockholm, Sweden

     

    2005

    FantasiHuset, Stockholm, Sweden

    Kreafé, Stockholm, Sweden

     

  • GRANTS / AWARDS / FUNDING

     

    2017

    Film i Skåne

    Konstsamfundet (FI)

    Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse
    EBBA-priset, Wift södra
    Hedersomnämnande i Pixel Talent Award

    FilmCentrum Syd

     

    2016

    The Swedish Film Institute/Theo Tsappos

    Kulturfonden för Sverige och Finland

    Helge A:xon Johnsons Stiftelse

    Letterstedts Anslag

    Boost HBG

     

    2015

    Film i Skåne
    Letterstedts Anslag

    Helge A:xon Johnsons Stiftelse

    Kulturfonden för Sverige och Finland

    Boost HBG

    Filmpool Jämtland

    Kultur i Väst
    Best New Angle / Camera 300, Macedonia
    Special Diploma / Tallinn, Estonia
    Bronze Medal / UNICA, Russia

     

    2014

    Rektor Sven Kjerséns Minnesfond

    KulturKraft Stockholm

    Europeiska Socialfonden

    Jury Special Mention / 9180 Shortfest, India

     

    2013

    Letterstedts Anslag

     

    2012

    Västra Götalands Internationella Resestipendium

    Ljud- och Bildmedia

    Film i Skåne
    Nominated for Pixel Talent Award / Pixel, Sweden

    2011

    DFFB

    Filmbasen

    Film i Skåne / Winning the pitch at Pixel

    ABF Malmö

    2009

    ABF Uppsala

  • EXPERIENCE / WORK

     

    2016 - today

    President of The Swedish Film and Video Association (SFV)

    Judging applications for Kulturbryggan - a grant that supports art projects which crosses borders
    of and in-between different art forms. Kulturbryggan is part of
    The Swedish Arts Grants Committee.

     

    2003 - today

    I've been doing freelance work for (among others):

    The Swedish Institute, Studio24, KulturKraft Stockholm, Film Factory India (IN), Breaking Ground (NL), Artist Kerstin Hedström, Film i Skåne, Invest in Sweden Agency, Eh’La-Bas Jazzband, Aquilo Sports, Giulio Petitta Kungliga Musikhögskolan, SMASK, Café Campoloro, FantasiHuset, Natalie Migdal,

    SVT Dokumentär, Ivar Hedén, Hey Elbow, The Municipality of Surrenes (FR)

     

    More information can be found in Swedish here:
    UPPDRAG, FILMJOBB, KULTURKONSULT, FILMTJÄNSTER och ÖVRIGA  TJÄNSTER.

  • TEACHING EXPERIENCE

     

    2010 - today

    Have developed and been giving several courses in Filmmaking at Fridhems Folkhögskola, Svalöv, Sweden. Example of courses: Documentary Filmmaking, Editing, "Experiment with Film", Art Film,
    "See and Talk Abour Film", Film Analysis, Fiction, mentoring film projects and more

     

    2012 - 2015

    Giving courses in Filmmaking, Editing, Feminist Theory, Film Analysis and more at ABF Stockholm

     

    2010 - 2011

    Producing two "Skapande skola" projects (creative workshops in filmmaking for children,
    in collaboration with regular school and school subjects), Svalövs kommun

     

    2003 - today

    I've been doing freelance work for (among others):

     

    UnCut - Ung Filmproduktion, Musikskolan Lilla Akademien, Bio Rio, Film i Skåne, SMASK,

    Skapande Skola Ekerö, Sundets Måleri, Secondary school in Hylte Kommun, FantasiHuset,

    Scenkonst Uppsala, Vuxenskolan, Studiefrämjandet, St Eriks bridgeklubb, Norrtulls BK

     

    More information can be found in Swedish here:
    WORKSHOPS/KURSER , FÖRELÄSNINGAR och PRIVATLEKTIONER

  • INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

     

    Nationality                              Swedish, is part of the Swedish-Finnish minority

     

    Languages                             Fluent in spoken and written English and Swedish

                                                     Good skills in French

                                                     Basic skills in German

                                                     Some skills in Finnish and Spanish

                                                     Understands Danish and Norwegian

     

    Lived in                                   USA, France, Japan,  Austria and Sweden

     

    Have studied in                     Sweden, France, India and Turkey

     

    Have been running              Finland, the Basque Country, the Netherlands,
    projects in e.g.                       India, Scotland, Turkey, Germany, Oman

    More

     

    As the President of the Swedish Film- and Video Association, I am representing Sweden in international matters and on international occasions, e.g. at the
    Baltic NGO Forum in Gdansk, Poland 2016, and in discussions with UNICA

     

    2014 - 2016, Investigating and analyzing the structure of the Cultural Capital 2016, Donostia San Sebastian, and the possibility for Swedish artists to collaborate with the Culture Capital-phenomena. Published report #1 in 2014. Working together with photographer Tobias Hultén. With the support of the European Social Fund

     

    2012 - 2014, I was the Nordic Blog Correspondent for Breaking Ground,

    the platform for European young filmmakers and video artists

     

    2014, International work (towards Yemen) for The Swedish Institute

     

    I have visited more than 50 international film festivals and been part of several international talent camps, recidencies and art projects

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