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CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1982, in Västerås, Sweden.

EDUCATION

2015–2017 Master of Fine Art, Konstfack, Stockholm

2007–2010 Bachelor of Fine Art, Malmö Art Academy

2009 Half-year exchange, The Cooper Union School of Art, New York

2004–2007 Culture Studies / Culture Journalism / Queer Theory / Poetry / Homophobia and Heteronormativity, 150 hp, Malmö and Lund University

2004–2005 School of Creative Writing, project year, Öland Folk High School

2002–2004 Öland Art School

PUBLICATIONS

2022 #Iwortethisinteadofsleeping, Ordkonst Magazine, 2022:2 - Rolldikting, Lund

2020 Gränsland, essay, for the exhibition Världsutställningen, Konsthall Årstaberg, Stockholm

2018 종현, Ordkonst Magazine, 2018:3 - City, Lund

2017 Love Song, master essay, Program In Fine Art, Konstfack, Stockholm

2016 She wanted to be lost again, a correspondence with Chris Kraus, Paletten Art Journal #305, Stockholm

2010–2014 dancingonourown.com, blog, collaboration with Elin Mellerstedt

2013 Loverholic robotronic, (hard package/ebook), co-written with Elin Mellerstedt, Bladh by Bladh, Stockholm

2012 Fenomenet k-pop, article, co-written with Elin Mellerstedt, Yoboseyo, Stockholm

2011 Hometown project, article, co-written with Elin Mellerstedt, Travelro.co.kr, Seoul

2007–2008 Chronicles and artworks for the paper Victor, nr 11-16, Stockholm University, Stockholm

2006 ”Darin.se – Om flickors kärlek, pojkars ogillande och kulturell degradering”, candidate essay,

culture studies, Malmö University, Malmö

2004 Pågående projekt, poetry suite, Debut 2004 (paperback), Wahlström och Widstrand, Stockholm

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 The Thing, Hjorten skulpturpark, Stockholm

2020 Love River, Värdsutställningen, Konsthall Årstaberg, Stockholm

2020 Internet, Isolering | Kommunikation, Färgfabriken, Stockholm

2019 Grand Hotel des Bains, That summer feeling, Bångska våningen, Stockholm

2017 Middle of Nowhere, Degree Exhibition, Konstfack, Stockholm
2016 YOU, It felt so good up there, Platform Gallery, Stockholm

2015 Jag älskar dig, Attempted Psychokinetic Connections to Clouds, Konstfack Gallery, Stockholm

2010 Leave with me part 2, group exhibition; Love in fantasy, Högkvarteret, Stockholm

2010 Recreated, Vad hände sen, Konstens hus, Öland

2010 Leave with me, The Annual Exhibition, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö

2010 Let’s meet in our dreams, BFA Graduation Show, Gallery KHM, Malmö

2009 Work in progress, Exchange, The Cooper Union, New York
2009 Yunjae, Salon, The Cave, New York

2009 Barkarö, The Annual Exhibition, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö

2009 Jag visste inte om jag hörde rätt, men strax därpå…hörde jag samma ljud, Folkets Park, Malmö

2009 Stephen, Moving, Clarion Hotel, Stockholm

2004 Rebecka, Emma, Sanna, Mimmi och Mark, Graduation Show, Kalmar Museum of Art, Kalmar

SOLO AND DUO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Love River, Hagsätra Collective, Stockholm

2016 Middle of Nowhere, Konstfack Gallery, Stockholm

2012 Molla, molla, collaboration with Elin Mellerstedt, The Museum of Far East, Stockholm 

2011 Vet inte, vet inte, collaboration with Elin Mellerstedt, Biya Hongdae, Seoul

2011 Vet inte, vet inte, collaboration with Elin Mellerstedt, RUF XXX, Seoul

2011 Molla, molla, collaboration with Elin Mellerstedt Galleri Pictura, Lund

2007 Hagstorpsgatan, Gallery RM2, Malmö

PERFORMANCES
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PERFORMATIVE PROJECTS

2020 Love River, performance version, Värdsutställningen, Konsthall Årstaberg, Stockholm

2019 Fountain, Södra teatern, Stademonia in connection to Stockholm Fringe Festival, Stockholm

2016 Hold on, It felt so good up there, Platform Gallery, Stockholm

2010–2013 Ensamdans / Dancing on our own, collaboration with Elin Mellerstedt, Youtube

2011 Intro Dream Concert, dancer/performer, World Cup Stadium, Seoul

2008–2009 BOYS@ACADEMY Manager and creative director for a boy band consisting of Max Ockborn, Olof Nimar, Stine Midsaeter and Örn Alexander Ámundason

2009 BOYS@ACADEMY greeting to the fans, The Cooper Union School of Art, New York

2009 BOYS@ACADEMY press conference, Oslo

2009 BOYS@ACADEMY live in Folkets Park, Malmö

2009 Att Återvända / To return, with Emma Stillman, Folkets Park, Malmö

LECTURES
 

2022 The Korean Wave – Hur ett land förändrade den globala scenen för tech och kultur, panel discussion, commissioned by Samsung, Space, Stockholm

2020-2021 5 minuters konst, live sent talks about among others Ann Bötchers and Jennifer Loebers art work, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm

2019 K-pop och fangirling, commissioned by Samsung, Göteborg Book Fair, Göteborg

2014 HBTQ i Sydkorea, together with Elin Mellerstedt, Amnesty International, Stockholm

2014 K-pop – konceptuell, experimentell och aktuell, workshop and lecture, together with Elin Mellerstedt, Popkollos rikskonferens, Göteborg / Popkollo original, Malmö / Popkollo hiphop, Botkyrka / Popkollo original, Botkyrka

2014 Om k-pop, together with Elin Mellerstedt, We Are Sthlm, Stockholm / Department of Oriental Languages, Stockholms University, Stockholm / Ungkulturhuset Gurraberg, Gustavsberg / Adopterade Koreaners Förenings årsmöte, Stockholm

2013 International fans of K-pop, together with Elin Mellerstedt, Embassy of South Korea, Stockholm

2013 Loverholic robotronic – en reportagebok om k-pop, fans och Sydkorea, presentation of the book, together with Elin Mellerstedt, Christmas Festival at Akademibokhandeln Vängåvan, Sundsvall  / Rundgång, Malmö  / Göteborg Book Fair, Göteborg / Bar CONST #3, Bar Brooklyn, Stockholm / In the Mood for books, MOOD, Stockholm

2012 K-pop - koreansk populärkultur, together with Elin Mellerstedt, Lars Karlsson-Liljas and Tina Ringenson, The Museum of Far East, Stockholm

MEDIA
 

In 2022 I was interviewed by the daily newspaper DN about the tenth year celebration of Psy's hit Gagnam Style and the radio station P1 about BTS military enlistment. I was also part of a P3 radio documentary called "BTS: Från topplistorna till militären".

 

2019 I was part of the P3 documentary “BTS – Det skottsäkra bandet från Öst” about the Korean boy band BTS.

In 2018 I was a guest on the Swedish radio programs; Morgonpasset and Musikguiden, as an expert on Kpop.

Between 2012 and 2014 Elin Mellerstedt and I participated in the Swedish TV program Kobra and on many Swedish radio shows such as P3′s programs PP3 and Musikguiden. We also received attention for our collaborate work and book in a wide rage of Swedish magazines and papers such as Sydsvenskan, Expressen, ETC, Totally Stockholm and Vagabond.

GRANTS

2021 Swedish Authors’ Fund, crisis grant

2020 Swedish Authors’ Fund, one year working grant

2020 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, crisis grant

2018 Iaspis travel grant, Love River in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2016 Ulla Fröberg Cramér Scholarship Foundation, travel grant, Tulsa Oklahoma, USA

2014 Swedish Authors’ Fund travel grant, Tokyo, Japan

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