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Cv. Helga Härenstam

helga.harenstam@gmail.com

Born: 1980. Lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden
(For documentation and links see website – NEWS)

 

 

Published books

Sunshine & Shadow, 2016. By Helga Härenstam, Sailor Press, edition 700
En bok om en bild
, 2015. By Helga Härenstam and Olle Essvik, Rojal publisher, edition 160
Valentines Day and other scenes, 2015. Helga Härenstam, Rojal publisher, edition 80
Stories for an 87 year old lady, 2013. Helga Härenstam, Journal publisher, edition 1000
A demonstration of the sign of the horns, 2010. Multiple, edition 13
The Looking Glass Photos, 2009. Helga Härenstam, edition 300

Exhibitions

2016
Deed- Photography from the Collection of the Gothenburg Museum of Art
Art and design in world class- From Western Sweden. We love this product. Gothenburg
Department of Psychology (from the collection of the Public Art Agency Sweden) Gotheburg

2015
Gothenburg Book fair, ”Valentine’s Day and other scenes”
Gallery 54, ”Memories from a Stranger/ Minnen från en främling” Gothenburg,
(Solo exhibition)
Jönköpings läns museum ”Memories from a Stranger/ Minnen från en främling”
(Solo exhibition)

 2014
Vegahuset.”Valentine’s Day and other scenes” a collaboration between Helga Härenstam and Vega Houses retirement home, Gothenburg
Atalante/ in cooperation with Golddigger Productions (Solo exhibition), Gothenburg

2013
Bohuslänsmuseum, (Dreamscape) Bohuslän
Gallery Thomasen, (Påsksalong) Gothenburg
Kulturhuset, (Solo exhibition) Stockholm
Ebelingmuseet, (Solo exhibition) Eskilstuna

 2012
CFF / Center for photography,   ”Stories for an 87 year old lady”
(Solo exhibition) Stockholm

2011
Kulturhuset, ”Supermarket art fair”, Stockholm
Superbia Luxuria ,  Wandas, Gothenburg
Realise of the multiple ”A demonstration of the sign of the horns”, Galleri Lalaland, Gothenburg

2010
Finnish museum of photography, Helsinki
Silvénska galleriet, (Solo exhibition) Säffle
Hasselblad center, ”From the collections”, Gothenburg
Gothenburg art Museum, ”From the collections”, Gothenburg

2009
Rummet, Galleri format, (Solo Exhibition) Malmö
Värnamo art fair 09, Värnamo
Galleri Nordens ljus, (Solo Exhibition) Stockholm
Seoul photo fair 2009, Seoul
Karlskrona konsthall, ”Fotografi nu”, Karlskrona

2008
Seoul international photography festival, Seoul
Hippolyte studio, Helsinki
Liljevalchs konsthall, ”Vårsalongen”, Stockholm

2007
La Bellevilloise, ”Jeune creation- art contemporian”, Paris
Norrköpings art museum, Norrköping
Centrum för fotografi, ”Fotografi- nu”, Stockholm
Centre de photographie de Lectoure, Lectoure
Göteborgs Konsthall, ”Jubeleumsloungen 2007″, Gothenburg

2006
Hasselblads Center, ”New Nordic photography”, Gothenburg
Exposeptember photo festival, Stockholm
Photo fair, Factory, Nacka Strand, Stockholm
Fiber gallery, Gothenburg.

2005
Tidsdokumentet, Theatre Storan, Gothenburg
Museum of world culture, Gothenburg
Gallery edition Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Doga-Norweigen museum of design and architecture, Oslo
Gallery Doktor Glas, Stockholm

Represented at, a selection

Public Art Agency Sweden
Swedish Association for Art
Gothenburg art museum, Gothenburg
Hasselblad center, Gothenburg
Nordhems konst and design, Gothenburg
Various private collections

 Working experiences

Lecturer in visual art at HDK (Visual arts, Univercity of Gotheburg) since 2013

Lecturer in visual art/workshops at  Valand academy, Yrgo photography school, Art college in Gothenburg since 2010

Board member of BOX, an artist driven gallery in Göteborg, Sweden since 2014.

Selected Grants

Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse (June 2015)
2 Year working grant from the  swedish arts grants committee
(Okt 2013)
Project grant from the  Swedish arts grants committee (April 2011)
Residency at HIAP,  Helsinki international artist in residency program
(June 2011)
1 Year working grant from the  Swedish arts grants committee
(Oct 2009)
Residency At HIAP,  Helsinki international artist in residency program
(Sept-Oct 2008)
Residency at kunstnershuset in Svolvear
Svensk- norska samarbetsfonden(Aug – 2007)
Östgöta konstförening (2007)
Mannheimer (2007)

Artist talks
Stockholm (2013-2014)
Galleri Kontrast, Kulturama, Centrum för fotografi, Kulturhuset

Gothenburg (2007-2015)
Göteborgs konsthall, Hasselbladscenter, Gallery54, A-venue- Fotobok GBG 15, ”Pecha mucha”- Swedish Association of Professional Photographers

Other (2009-2013)
Bohusläns museum, Hippolyte gallery Finland, Seoul international Photography festival Seoul/Korea, Platform 09 (Portfolio viewing) Fotomuseum Winterthur, Ebelingmuseet Eskilstuna.

Other appearances / reviews
(For documentation and links see website – news)

 

Radio

Culture documentary ”Bilden blicken, Marie Louise och träden” 26/10-15. P1, SR
Review of the book ”Stories for a 87 year old lady” 5/12-12, P1, SR
Interview, ”Stories for a 87 year old lady ”, 17/3-12, Radio Stockholm
Interview, Dreamscape, 22/3-13, P1, Kulturnytt, SR

Television

Review of the book ”Stories for a 87 year old lady” 17/1-13 SVT
Review of the book ”Stories for a 87 year old lady” UR Kunskapskanalen
(Gothenburg Book fair 2012)
Heart to heart, 22/12-08, Arirang tv

Magazines / books / blogs- a selection

Swedish Photography Fine Art magazine Verk, 1/16
Review of the book ”En bok om en bild”, 15/12-15. Konstvärlden (Magazine )
Interviewed on the blog ”Kollektivet Mabel”, 1/12-15
Review of the exhibition ”Memories from a Stranger” 31/1-15. Jönköpingsposten
Interview, Galleri 54: https://vimeo.com/123937327 2/4-15
Photographic archive (blog), 5/5-14
Konstsperpektiv (Magazine) 1/9-13
Review of the book ”Stories for a 87 year old lady” Foto (Magazine ), nr 3-13.
Interview, kulturhuset, vimeo. 17/4-13
Review of the book ”Stories for a 87 year old lady” Fotografisk tidskrift nr 6-12
”The Cinema makers”, Anna Schober, Intellect book UK, 2012
Interview by Anssi Koskinen ( Photo Art Talk- Finland) 14/5-12
Foams magazine, ”A book of beds”, 5/5-11
Interview Photonet, Korea 11/09.
Cap & design (Magazine ) 2/08.
Svenska dagbladet. 1/08

Education

2006-2008
University of Photography, Master exam, Gothenburg
2003- 2006
University Of Photography, Bachelor exam, Gothenburg
2001-2003
Kulturama, Photography and digital image program, Stockholm
2003
University of Umeå, Course in contemporary art, Umeå