CV

  • b. 1980
  • Based in Stockholm
  • SE / US Citizenship

Education

  • 2015-2016: The Royal Institute of Art (KKH). Mejan Arc: Art & Architecture. Stockholm, SE.
  • 2012-2013: The Royal Institute of Art (KKH). Mejan Arc: Art & Architecture. Stockholm, SE.
  • 2008-2010: Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design. MA Critical Writing / Curatorial Practice. Stockholm, SE.
  • 2008: Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship. Business Courses. Stockholm, SE.
  • 2005-2007: California Institute of the Arts. MFA Critical Studies / Creative Writing. Valencia, CA.
  • 2004: Ohio Dominican University. Summer Literary Seminars (in St. Petersburg, Russia). Columbus, OH.
  • 2004: Ohio Wesleyan University. NY Arts Program: Publishing. NYC, NY.
  • 1998-2002: Oberlin College. BA Politics / Cinema Studies. Oberlin, OH.
  • 1996-1998: ASMS (preparatory high school for students with aptitude for math / science). Diploma. Hot Springs, AR.

Awards / Honors / Grants

  • 2019: Stiftelsen Längmanska Kulturfonden publication grant.
  • 2019: Hordaland Kunstsenter residency stipend.
  • 2019: Frame Contemporary Art Finland foreign art expert travel grant.
  • 2018: Banff International Curatorial Institute (BICI) arts writer award.
  • 2015: KKH Konst & Arkitektur Critical Habitats travel grant.
  • 2014: Kulturkontakt Nord mobility grant for "The Lottery."
  • 2013: KKH Konst & Arkitektur Aspectivity project grant for curatorial research.
  • 2012: KKH Konst & Arkitektur "TV in the Expanded Field: Workshop in Networked Cultures and Participatory Media" project grant.
  • 2008: Alford curatorial research grant.
  • 2007: CalArts interdisciplinary grant.
  • 2006: CalArts research stipend to Sweden.
  • 2005-2006: CalArts Lovelace merit–based writing scholarship.
  • 2005-2006: CalArts Critical Studies teaching assistant scholarship.
  • 2004: Alford travel stipend to Russia.
  • 2002-2003: Oberlin Hutcheson merit–based cinema studies scholarship.
  • 1996-1998: ASMS merit-based residential scholarship.

Residencies

  • 2019: VV Foundation's Pāvilosta artist-in-residency (PAiR), Pāvilosta, LV.
  • 2019: Hordaland Kunstsenter writer-in-residence, Bergen, NO.
  • 2018: Banff Centre arts-writer-in-residence, Banff, CA.
  • 2017: Konstepidemin curator-in-residence (GIBCA Extended), Gothenburg, SE.
  • 2013-2014: Rupert (Educational Program), Vilnius, LT.
  • 2012: Tomma Rum, Kil, SE.
  • 2011: Tomma Rum, Malmberget / Gällivare, SE.

Internships

  • 2009: Les Figues Press — copyeditor. Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2006: Machine Project — grant writer / research assistant. Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2004: Fence Magazine & Books — editorial adjunct. NYC, NY.
  • 2000-2002: Oberlin Alumni Magazine — editorial assistant. Oberlin, OH.
  • 2000: Here Here Gallery — gallery assistant. Cleveland, OH.

Teaching

  • 2012: Konstfack — MA external supervisor for artist Rafael Garrido. Stockholm, SE.
  • 2009: Internationella Skolan — humanities teacher. Älmhult, SE.
  • 2007: Prodigy Consulting Associates Intl. — test prep teacher. Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2006-2007: My Friend’s Place — writing teacher. Hollywood, CA.
  • 2005-2007: CalArts — writing teacher / teaching assistant. Valencia, CA.

Workshops Led

  • 2014: Experimental Exhibition Modes Workshop (co-led with Stefanie Hessler). Contemporary Art Center (CAC). Vilnius, LT.
  • 2014: Creative Writing: Re-Contextualizing American Patriotism & Colonialism. Contemporary Art Center (CAC). Vilnius, LT.
  • 2009: Creative Writing: Every Story Matters. International School. Älmhult, SE.
  • 2007: Contemporary Literature (in collaboration with Matias Viegener). California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Valencia, CA.
  • 2006: Remixing Jemima (in collaboration with Douglas Kearney). California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Valencia, CA.
  • 2005-2007: Creative Writing. My Friend's Place. Los Angeles, CA.

Select Workshops Attended

  • 2012: TV in the Expanded Field: Workshop in Networked Cultures and Participatory Media. The Royal Institute of Art (KKH). Stockholm, SE.
  • 2010: Intellectual Property Workshop, Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES). Stockholm, SE.
  • 2008-2010: Multiple workshops — emphasis on curatorial practice, design and implementation (Research Through Practice, Making Public, Social Entrepreneurship, Thesis). Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design. Stockholm, SE.
  • 2005-2007: Multiple workshops — emphasis on creative writing and teaching (Textual Strategies, Short Story, Poetics, Essay, Experimental, Hybrid Forms, Assemblage, Interdisciplinary Practice, Teaching Practicum, Thesis). California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Valencia, CA.
  • 2004: Creative writing workshops (Fiction, Poetry). Summer Literary Seminars (SLS). St. Petersburg, RU.

Editorial

Performances / Readings / Lectures

  • "Almost Half a Dozen" — Malonioji 6, Vilnius, LT.
  • The Lottery "Open Forum" — Contemporary Art Center (CAC), Vilnius, LT.
  • "The Real Fake Vs. The Fake Real: A Heterotopic Breakdown" — SITE Studio, Stockholm, SE.
  • "Oulipo: Constraint-Based Art & Life" — Platform Sthlm, Stockholm, SE.
  • “Checks and Balances” — Konstfack, Stockholm, SE.
  • “0 through 9 (or Nine Lives),” (in collaboration with Sofia Karlsson) — KKH, Stockholm, SE. img
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  • Poetic translation for “The One-Minute-Academy,” (in collaboration with Rossana Mercado Rojas) — Bastard Gallery, Stockholm, SE.
  • Next Words MFA Thesis Reading — REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA.
  • “t_r_eat: A HOLLYWOOD REGALE, CONVELLENT” (in collaboration with Bart Folkerts) — LACE, Los Angeles, CA. img
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  • Poetics Readings — CalArts Butler #4, Valencia, CA. img
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Exhibitions

  • “Aspectivity: The History of Seeing and Representation” — Galleri Mejan, Stockholm, SE.
  • “Performing the Common” — Husby Konsthall, Husby, SE & Moderna Museet, Stockholm, SE. blog
  • “Lights, Camera, Actions” — LACE, Los Angeles, CA.
  • “The Loquela: a Ritual of Influence, an Ode to Nostalgia” — CalArts Butler #4, Valencia, CA. img
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  • III (in collaboration with Alex Lorge) — CalArts C 113, Valencia, CA. img
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Film

Memberships / Associations

  • American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU.
  • Association of Writers & Writing Programs, AWP.
  • Green Press Initiative, GPI.
  • PEN International.
  • Poetry Society of America, PSA.
  • Swedish Art Critics Association / Svenska Konstkritikersamfundet, AICA Sweden.

Commentary on Work

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