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Saskia Holmkvist- b. 1971

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 curated by Karolina Phalén, Borås Konstmuseum, May-September
2011 curated by Tone Hansen, Henie Onsted Art Center, Oslo
2011 curated by France Choinière, Dazibao Art Center, Montreal
2011 curated by Marita Mukkonen, Kabelfabrikken, HIAP, Helsinki
2009 curated by Chus Martínez & Katja Schroeder, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany
2009 curated by Marianne Zamecznic, 0047, Oslo, Norway
2008 curated by Nav Haq, Arnolfini, Bristol, U.K.
2008 curated by Mats Stjernstedt and Helena Holmberg, Index,  Stockholm
2005 curated by Maria Lind, IASPIS, Stockholm

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
2012  American Embassy in Stockholm. Curator Theodor Ringborg och Ronald Jones
2012 University, Bergen, Norway. Curator Anne Szefer Karlsen
2012  SKABT AF TIDEN – oldtiden udfordrer nutidskunsten, The National Museum, curated by Milena Hoegsberg and Julie Sass, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011 Found in Translation-Chapter L, curated by Emmanuel Lambion, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2011 Videogud- www.videogud.se, konst i det offentliga rummet. Curator Johan Pousette

2010 October Salon, event with Milica Tomic, curated by Corina Oprea, Serbia
2010 Fallstudie, curated by Katharina Schlieben, HFBK, Dresden
2010 Found in Translation, curated by Emmanuel Lambion, Maison Gregoire, Brussels
2010 Image at Work- Expo September curated by Helena Holmberg, Stockholm
2010 Polis Polis Potatismos, curated by Jacob Fabricius, Kopenhagen.dk, Copenhagen Contemporary
2010 Trickster Makes this World curated by Nav Haq and Tobias Berger, Nam June Paik Art Center, Soeul, Korea
2010 Polis Polis Potatismos curated by Jacob Fabricius, Malmö konsthall, Sweden
2010 Les Interlocuteurs curated by Mathilde Villeneuve, Vitrine, Paris
2010 Nepotists, opportunists, freaks, friends and strangers instersecting in the grey zone, Z33, Belgium

2009 Fotografi Nu-2009 curated by Liv Stoltz and Aura Seikkula, CFF, Stockholm
2009 Favoured Nations- Momentum curated by Lina Dzuverovic and Stina Högkvist, Moss, Norway
2009 Utopics,11th Sculpture exhibition in Biel curated by Simon Lamuniere, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
2009 Translations, Paradoxes and Misunderstandings curated by Sönke Gau and Katharina Shlieben, Shedhalle, Switzerland
2009 Voice Over, Iaspis lounge in Venice- Cecilia Wiedenheim, Venice Biennal
2009 Manipulation! curated by Johanna Gustafsson, Signal, Malmö, Sweden
2009 Addition! curated by Komplot, Brussels, Belgium
2009 Soft Manipulation curated by Enrico Lunghi, Maria Lind and Zoran Eric, 3,14, Bergen, Norway
2009 Strategies of Confidence curated by Alan  Quireyns, NICC, Antwerpen, Belgium

2008 Soft Manipulation, curated by Enrico Lunghi, Maria Lind and Zoran Eric, Casino Luxemburg
2008 Coming to you LIVE, curated by Sarah Lookofsky, Bloomberg Headquarters, Art in General, New York
2008 Last Chance to see the show, curated by Christian Alandete, Point Ephemere, Hotdesking, Paris
2008 Tense Territories, curated by Aura Seikkula, Santral-Istanbul, Turkey
2008 Good Gangsters in Town, curated by Adnan Yldiz and Esther Lu, Taipei Fine Art Museum
2008 Decoder, curated by Nav Haq, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

2007 Work to do, curated by Sönke Gau and Katharina Shlieben, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
2007 Contour Biennial – Decoder, curated by Nav Haq, Mechelen, Belgium
2007 Self-reflexive history, WMAOYW, www,whomakesandownsyourwork.org, 2007
2007 Äkta Vara, curated by Lisa Rosendahl, Henrik Andersson, Fredrik Svensk, Röda Steen, Göteborg, Sweden

2006 I/Ich Performative Ontology, curated by Vit Havranek, Secession, Vienna, Austria
2006 Jump into Cold Water, curated by Sönke Gau and Katharina Shlieben, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
2006 I, curated by Vit Havranek, Gallery Futura, Prague, Czech Republic

2005 Seven Little Samurais+1, Apontan, Tokyo, Japan
2005 Narrow focus curated by Vit Havranek, Tranzit workshop, Bratislava, Slovakia Republic
2005 Vid regnbågens slut, Tumba Bruksmuseum, Tumba, Sweden
2005 Printing matters, Witte de With Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2005 Mörklagd 1+2 curated by Elena Tzozi, Signal, Malmö, Sweden

2004 Balancing Acts, Centre Culturel Suédois, Paris, France

2003 Greyscale/CMYK curated by Rebecca Gordon Nesbit at Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Irland
2003 Arghh, Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Stockholm, Sweden

2002 Greyscale/CMYK curated by Rebecca Gordon Nesbit at Tramway, Glasgow, UK
2002 www.ionic.nifca.org curated by Rebecca Gordon Nesbit, webgallery, Nifca 2002-2003
2002 Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

SCREENINGS AND FILMFESTIVALS

2013 Our Darkness- Gdansk City Gallery- Curator Viktor Neumann

2013 Marbouparken, Stockholm

2011 V-tape Gallery- Carried Away

2011 Night of Museums 9 April, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, curator Viktor Neumann
2011 22 June, Kölnischer Kunstverein, curated by Sally Muller

2010 Soloscreening curated by Brent Klinkum, Centre Cluturel Suedois, Paris

2009 Oberhausen Filmfestival, International Competion, 4 May
2009 Filmform program at Gävle videokonstfestivalen
2009 Filmform program at Cinemateket in Stockholm

2008 General Public, http://www.generalpublic.de, Berlin

2007 CAC TV, 28 feb 2007, Vilnius, Lithuania
2007 Kingdome come, Images Festival, Toronto, Canada
2007 VIEW 2007, Culture Factory Korjaamo, Av- arkki, Finland
2007 NOASS/Cinema K-suns, Riga, Lettland

2006 Konst/Film Gävleborg, Förvaltningshuset i Ljusdal, Gävle slott, Gävle sjukhus, Biblioteket i Bollnäs, 2006/
2006 Tank-tv, www.tank.tv/, November/December
2006 Videokonstbiennalen06, Gävle, Sweden
2006 Vera filmfestival, Åland, Finland

2005 Tempo documentary filmfestival, Zita, Stockholm, Sweden
2005 Analog Fictions, Swedish Research Institute, Istanbul, Turkey
2005 Real Fiction, Cinema Svetozor, Tranzit, Prague, Czech Republic

2004 Blick curated by Cecilia Widenheim at Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2004 National shortfilm, Uppsala International Shortfilmfestival, Uppsala, Sweden
2004 The fourth Thanet Contemporary Arts Festival, Margate Rocks, Kent, UK
2004 Festival@prenelle, Island Film and Video, London, UK
2004 Commotion, Picture this moving image- Arnolfini, Bristol, UK Blick, The Modern Museum/Nifca, Sweden

2003 Winner of documentary filmaward, Swedish Film Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
2003 Nordic Panorama, Documentary Film Festival, Malmö, Sweden

2001 Blick curated by Maria Lind and Rebecca Gordon Nesbit, The Modern Museum/Nifca, Sweden

PRINTED MATTERS
Special Edition for FKW // Zeitschrift für Geschlechterforschung und visuelle Kultur, 2010
Voice Over, Iaspis at Venice Biennale, 2009
WMAOYW, Self-reflexive history, www,whomakesandownsyourwork.org, 2007
Untitled Magazine, How do you communicate as an artist?, www.untitledmagazine.com, 2006
Squid- How I became an artist, www.squid-net.com, 2005
Fabrik, Man-i-pul-ate, www.tidskriftenfabrik.nu, 2005
Texst- Anthology of textbased art, System, www.text-texst.com, 2004
Metronome 7, 2001

REPRESENTED
Moderna Muséet in Stockholm, Sweden, with the video works;
-System
-Interview with Saskia Holmkvist

DISTRIBUTION
Filmform, Stockholm, Sweden
V-Tape, Toronto, Canada

EDUCATION
2000-2004 University Collage of Arts, Crafts&Design (Konstfack), Stockholm, Sweden
1999-2000 Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1992-1995 BA; Art History, History of Ideas, Anthropology, University of Stockholm, Sweden

Upcoming exhibitions

2009

  • Oberhausen Filmfestival, International competition, 4 May
  • Filmform program at Gävle videokonstfestivalen, 7 May
  • Filmform program at Cinemateket in Stockholm, 10 May
  • Utopics-Biel/Beinne, Switzerland, 29th Aug
  • Momentum in Moss, Norway 27th Aug
  • Umeå Bildmuseu

Exhibitions

2009

  • In Character/Role Control, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Germany
  • In Character/Role Control, 0047, Oslo/Norway

2008

2005

  • IASPIS, Stockholm, 2005

Group Exhibitions

2009

  • Soft Manipulation, 3,14, Bergen, Norway
  • Strategies of Confidence, NICC, Antwerpen

2008

2007

  • Work to do, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Decoder – Contour Biennial, Mechelen, Belgium
  • Äkta Vara, Röda Steen, Göteborg, Sweden

2006

  • I/Ich Performative Ontology, Secession, Vienna, Austria
  • Jump into Cold Water, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
  • I, Gallery Futura, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Represent, David Blandy/Saskia Holmkvist, Gasworks, London,UK, (2 person show)
  • The moderna exhibition, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Deep Search, Göteborgs Konsthall, Göteborg, Sweden

2005

  • Seven Little Samurais+1, Apontan, Tokyo, Japan
  • Narrow focus, Tranzit workshop, Bratislava, Slovakia Republic
  • Vid regnbågens slut, Tumba Bruksmuseum, Tumba, Sweden
  • Printing matters, Witte de With Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Mörklagd 1+2, Signal, Malmö, Sweden

2004

  • Memento, Bror Hjorths Hus, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Balancing Acts, Centre Culturel Suédois, Paris, France

2003

  • Greyscale/CMYK, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Irland
  • Arghh, Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Stockholm Art Fair, Edsvik Konst och Kultur/The Modern Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

2002

  • Greyscale/CMYK, Tramway, Glasgow, UK
  • www.ionic.nifca.org, webgallery, Nifca, 2002-2003
  • Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Screenings and filmfestivals

2008

  • General Public, http://www.generalpublic.de, Berlin, Germany

2007

  • Go, Think, Prepare, CAC TV, 28 feb 2007, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Kingdome come, Images Festival, Toronto, Canada
  • VIEW 2007, Culture Factory Korjaamo, Av- arkki, Finland
  • NOASS/Cinema K-suns, Riga, Lettland
  • Konst/Film Gävleborg, Förvaltningshuset i Ljusdal, Gävle slott, Gävle sjukhus, Biblioteket i Bollnäs

2006

  • Tank-tv, www.tank.tv/, November/December
  • Videokonstbiennalen06, Gävle, Sweden
  • Vera filmfestival, Åland, Finland

2005

  • Tempo documentary filmfestival, Zita, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Analog Fictions, Swedish Research Institute, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Real Fiction, Cinema Svetozor, Tranzit, Prague, Czech Republic

2004

  • Blick, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • National shortfilm, Uppsala International Shortfilmfestival, Uppsala, Sweden
  • International Art Film Festival, Galleri Valfisken, Simrishamn, Sweden
  • The fourth Thanet Contemporary Arts Festival, Margate Rocks, Kent, UK
  • Festival@prenelle, Island Film and Video, London, UK
  • Commotion, Picture this moving image- Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

2003

  • Winner of documentary filmaward, Swedish Film Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nordic Panorama, Documentary Film Festival, Malmö, Sweden
  • International Art Film Festival, Galleri Valfisken, Simrishamn, Sweden

2001

  • Blick, The Modern Museum/Nifca, Sweden, 2001

Printed matters

  • Self-reflexive history, WMAOYW, www.whomakesandownsyourwork.org, 2007
  • How do you communicate as an artist?, Untitled Magazine, www.untitledmagazine.com, 2006
  • How I became an artist, Squid, www.squid-net.com, 2005
  • Man-i-pul-ate, Fabrik, www.tidskriftenfabrik.nu, 2005
  • System, Texst- Anthology of textbased art, www.text-texst.com, 2004
  • System, Metronome 7, 2001

Represented

Represented

  • Moderna Muséet in Stockholm, Sweden, with the video works;
  • -System
  • -Interview with Saskia Holmkvist

Distribution

Distribution

  • Filmform, www.filmform.com, Stockholm, Sweden

Archives

Archives

  • Pilot, www.pilotlondon.org
  • Timeline archive, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

Grants, Fellowships and Residencies

  • Air Antwerpen 2008
  • Konstnärsnämndens 2-åriga arbetsstipendium 2006
  • Sleipnir 2006
  • Nifca, residency/Vilnius 2006
  • Gasworks, residency/London, 2006
  • IASPIS, residency/Stockholm, 2004/2005
  • Swedish Film Institute, Documentary film award, 2003
  • Scholarship from University College of Arts and Crafts/Konstfack, 2003

Education

  • 2000-2004 University Collage of Arts, Crafts&Design (Konstfack), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1999-2000 Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1992-1995 BA; Art History, History of Ideas, Anthropology, University of Stockholm, Sweden