Janna Holmstedt

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| works | projects | writing |stage | statement | resumé | recent and upcoming
| works | projects | writing |stage | statement | resumé | recent and upcoming
| works | projects | writing |stage | statement | resumé | recent and upcoming
| works | projects | writing |stage | statement | resumé | recent and upcoming
| works | projects | writing |stage | statement | resumé | recent and upcoming




Recent and upcoming


May 14-25, 2014: Short Film Corner, Cannes Court Métrage, Festival de Cannes
The film "Happiness, a Five-Year Plan" by Janna Holmstedt and Karin Wegsjö has been selected to be part of the Short Film Corner during the Cannes Festival. The film is produced by Nu-institutet and made in collaboration with the Chinese artists Luo Fei, He Libin, Lei Yan, Cheng Liangchun, Su Yabi and Sun Guojuan. With support from Svenska Filminstitutet, Konstnärsnämnden, and SVT - Sveriges Television.

Apr 23, 2014: Artist Talk with Janna Holmstedt, Maria Norrman and others. Moderator: Jörgen Dahlqvist

Inter Arts Center
. Part of the Symposium "In the Blend", a collaboration between Teatr Weimar, wlabs, Inter Arts Center and Teaterhögskolan, Malmö. Full program at Teatr Weimar.

Apr 23, 2014: "She had a Disturbing Feeling She was Always Present at the Wrong Moment" (Work in Progress)
Installation at Inter Arts Center, in collaboration with Teatr Weimar, Malmö, Sweden. Part of the Symposium "In the Blend", a collaboration between Teatr Weimar, wlabs, Inter Arts Center and Teaterhögskolan, Malmö .Full program at Teatr Weimar.

Feb 21-23, 2014: "Limit-cruisers (#1 Sphere)"

Performance at Weld, Stockholm, Sweden

Nov 9, 2013: "Memory Technologies", artist talk
"Memory, Fiction and the Elastic Art", artist talk and discussion with Janna Holmstedt, Åsa Elieson, Sven-Olov Wallenstein, Susanne Högdahl Holm, Emma Göransson and Jeny Rengman, Studio44, Stockholm, Sweden

Nov 1, 2013: "The Evolution of the Self-Made Man"
"Survival of the Fittest - Concerning Circumstaces", group exhibition at Studio44, Stockholm, Sweden

Jun 29, 2013: "Limit-cruisers (#2 Crowd)"
A praxis session at PSi19: Now Then: Performance & Temporality, Performance Studies international conference #19, hosted by Stanford University's Department of Theater and Performance Studies.

Jun 28, 2013: "What You See is not What You Get - Performance as a Mode of Thinking"

Paper presentation as part of the panel "A Moment in the Life of a Psychic Subject", PSi19: Now Then: Performance & Temporality, Performance Studies international conference #19, hosted by Stanford University's Department of Theater and Performance Studies.

Jun 10, 2013: "Limit-cruisers (#2 Crowd)"
A praxis session at Unga Klara, Stockholm, Sweden

Apr 25, 2013: "The SQUID project"
Text release and artist presentation by random people (Berlin), SQUID, at Frölunda Kulturhus, Göteborg, Sweden

Mar 25-27, 2013: Konstnärliga forskarskolan
Participation in the 7th semester meeting of The National Research School in the Field of Arts [Konstnärliga forskarskolan], Malmö, Sweden

Mar 24 and 26, 2013: "Limit-cruisers (#1 Sphere)"
Performance at Inter Arts Center, in collaboration with Teatr Weimar, Malmö, Sweden

Dec 5, 2012 / Jan 26, 2013 / Apr 8, 2013: "IN THE ACT – A SPRAWLING SPACE FOR PERFORMANCE"
Text for the book by the same name, a curatorial collaboration between Imri Sandström and Hanna Wilde and presented by Högkvarteret, release at Signal, Malmö, Sweden / Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden / Rönnells, Stockholm, Sweden.

Oct 15-28, 2012: "Happiness, a Five-Year Plan"
Shooting in Kunming, China, for the shortfiction film"Happiness, a Five-Year Plan" by Janna Holmstedt and Karin Wegsjö. The film is produced by Nu-institutet and made in collaboration with the artists Luo Fei, He Libin, Lei Yan, Cheng Liangchun, Su Yabi and Sun Guojuan. With support from Svenska Filminstitutet and Kulturrådet.

Oct 15-28, 2012: "Freedom to Sing to Oneself"
Part 3 of the collaborative project "Freedom to Sing to Oneself" initiated by Janna Holmstedt and Karin Wegsjö, Nu-institutet, at TCG Nordica, Kunming, China.

Sep 24-26, 2012: Konstnärliga forskarskolan
Organizing the 5th semester meeting for The National Research School in the Field of Arts [Konstnärliga forskarskolan] together with Petra Bauer, Mette Ingvartsen, Simon Goldin and Jakob Senneby.

Sep 20, 2012: Review "Limit-cruisers (#1 Sphere)"
Article about Limit-cruisers by Malena Forsare in Sydsvenska Dagbladet: "Syrefattigt på performance".

Sep 19, 2012: Review of "Limit-cruisers (#1 Sphere)"
Article about Limit-cruisers by Clemens Altgård in Skånska Dagbladet: "Tankeväckande lek med gränser".

Sep 18-20, 2012: "Limit-cruisers (#1 Sphere)"
Performance at Inter Arts Center, in collaboration with Teatr Weimar, Malmö, Sweden

Sep 19, 2012: 25% Ph.D. seminar
At Inter Arts Center, Malmö, Sweden

Aug 23-25, 2012: "Happiness, a Five-Year Plan"
Shooting in Mariannelund, Sweden, for the short fiction film "Happiness, a 5-Year Plan" by Janna Holmstedt and Karin Wegsjö. The film is produced by Nu-institutet and made in collaboration with the artists Luo Fei, He Libin, Lei Yan, Cheng Liangchun, Su Yabi and Sun Guojuan. With support from Svenska Filminstitutet and Kulturrådet.

May 22-24, 2012: Ph.D. seminar
At the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Mar 15-29, 2012: "Freedom to Sing to Oneself"
Starting up the project "Freedom to Sing to Oneself" together with Karin Wegsjö (Nu-institutet) during a 2-week stay at TCG Nordica, Kunming, China

Mar 22, 2012: Lecture
At Yunnan Arts Institute, Kunming, China

Dec 12-13, 2011: Ph.D. seminar
At the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Oct 12, 2011: "The SQUID project"

SQUID participated in the launch of LIVEARTLIVEBLOG during Experimentica 2011, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales

Sep 27-30, 2011: EUFRAD
Participation in EUFRAD, The European Forum for Research Degrees in Art and Design, hosted by DOCH, University of Dance and Circus and The National Research School in the Field of Arts [Konstnärliga forskarskolan]

Sep 2, 2011: "The SQUID project"

Text release and performances with Anna Lundh and Johan Landgren, SQUID at Platform, Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vasa, Finland

Mar 26, 2011: "The SQUID project"
Text release and artist talk with artist Kalle Brolin, Bezdomny, SQUID at Textival, Göteborg, Sweden

Mar, 2011: "Nio rapporter" [Nine Reports]
Release of the book "Nio rapporter" [Nine Reports], where Emma Stenström and Jonathan Metzger, among others, write about SKISS and the art project "Att dela ett samhälle" [Sharing a Society]. Ed. Anders Widoff (Konstfrämjandet, 2011)

Feb 7-9, 2011: Konstnärliga forskarskolan
Participation in the 2nd semester meeting of The National Research School in the Field of Arts [Konstnärliga forskarskolan], Malmö, Sweden

Dec 1, 2010: "Att dela ett samhälle" [Sharing a Society]
Release of the book "Att dela ett samhälle" [Sharing a Society], with texts by Catharina Gabrielsson, Stefan Jonsson, Marie Kraft, Doreen Massey, Emma Stenström, Jonathan Metzger, among others. Ed. Ann Magnusson (Kulturförvaltningen Stockholms Läns Landsting, 2010)

Nov 1, 2010: Ph.D. candidate in Fine Arts
PhD Candidate in Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden (on parental leave Mar 27-31 Dec, 2011).

Sep 4-26, 2010: "Environmental Dependency Syndrome"
Platform,group exhibition curated by Edi Muka at Röda Sten, Göteborg, Sweden.

Sep 5, 2010: Artist talk
Artist talk at Röda Sten, Göteborg, Sweden.

Sep 4, 2010: "The SQUID project"

Live readings, SQUID at Röda Sten, Göteborg, Sweden

Sep 1-8, 2010: "Den svenska friheten" [The Swedish Giveaway]
The participatory project "Den svenska friheten" [The Swedish Giveaway] visits Luleå. Nine guests will during three days give their point of view on freedom, Stadsparken, Luleå, Nu-institutet in collaboration with Norrbottensteatern.

Aug 27-28, 2010: "Det hårda och det mjuka – boord, konkret teaterstycke i två akter"
Performance at Dansens hus. A collaborative, artistic investigation of Öyvind Fahlström's concrete theater play "The Hard and The Soft" from 1953. Produced by Alice Kollektiv in cooperation with Tensta konsthall, Dansens hus and Unga Klara.

Aug 21, 2010: "Röst" [Voice]
Participatory performance with invited guests in Mariannelund, Sweden, arranged by Nu-institutet.

Jun 12 - Aug 21, 2010: "Den svenska friheten" [The Swedish Giveaway]
Opening and start of the participatory project "Den svenska friheten" [The Swedish Giveaway] initiated by Janna Holmstedt and Karin Wegsjö, Nu-institutet.

Jun 5, 2010: "The SQUID project"
Release of texts, SQUID online

May 8-9, 12 and 14, 2010: "Det hårda och det mjuka – boord, konkret teaterstycke i två akter"
Performance at Tensta konsthall and Unga Klara. A collaborative, artistic investigation of Öyvind Fahlström's concrete theater play "The Hard and The Soft" from 1953, Produced by Alice Kollektiv in cooperation with Tensta konsthall, Dansens hus and Unga Klara.

Mar 12, 2010: Guest critic
At the School of Architecture, The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH), Sweden

Mar, 2010: Article in Konstperspektiv
"Konstnären som framtidsbyggare", article by Jennie Fahlström about "Att dela ett samhälle", in Konstperspektiv # 1:2010

Nov 7, 2009-Mar 13, 2010: Scripts, printed matter, and artist's book
Labyrinth 09 - Writings and Observations, group exhibition curated by Pia Sandström and Joanna Sandell, Botkyrka konsthall, Sweden

Feb 19-2, 2010: "A Concise History of the Universe – An Opera in Two Acts"
Supermarket 2010, art fair, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Feb 19, 2010: "The SQUID project"
Release of texts, artist talk by IC-98, and performance by Toine Horves, SQUID at Studio Johan Tobias, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland

Feb, 2010: Artist-in-residence
SQUID at HIAP, Helsinki, Finland


Jan, 2010: Reviews of "The Banality of Love"
Reviews of "The Banality of Love" by Astrid Claeson "Kärlekens politik" in nummer.se;
Leif Zern "'Den banala kärleken' på Uppsala stadsteater" in Dagens Nyheter; Nils Schwartz "Geniet och dess manlighet" in Expressen; Sara Granath "Obegriplig dumhet i spännande paradox" in Svenska Dagbladet.

Jan 23, 2010: "The Banality of Love"
Premiere of "The Banality of Love" at
Uppsala stadsteater, play by Savyon Liebrecht, Uppsala, Sweden

Dec 3-13, 2009: "Environmental Dependency Syndrome"
Sonic Sunrises – Nordic sound a
rt, group exhibition at Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland

Dec 9, 2009: "Att dela ett samhälle" [Sharing a Society]
A public discussion moderated by Stefan Jonsson with Janna Holmstedt, Anna Högberg and Johan Tirén, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden


Dec 3, 2009: Radio interview
Interview with Janna Holmstedt by Sebastian Bergholm, Kulturtimmen, Radio Vega, Finland


Nov 28-Dec 9, 2009: "Att dela ett samhälle" [Sharing a Society]
The collaborative project Att dela ett samhälle [Sharing a Society]
is exhibited at Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Nov 26, 2009: Radio Essay about "To Mushroom"
Maria Lantz's radio essay "Miljökonst – från skuld till utopi", about the work "To Mushroom", OBS, Sveriges radio P1


Nov 7, 2009: "The SQUID project"
Release of texts, online
at SQUID, and as part of Labyrinth 09 at Botkyrka konsthall, Sweden

Oct 1-31, 2009: Artist-in-residence
Artist-in-residence, Sumu, Turku, Finland


Sep 25-Oct 11, 2009: "Som svampar ur jorden" [To Mushroom]
Open engagement, group exhibition and international symposium, Marabouparken, Sundbyberg, Sweden

Sep 10-19, 2009: "Ett radikalt miljöombyte" [A Radical Shift of Scenery]
Verka, group exhibition and seminar on artistic strategies in urban space, Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden

Aug 29-Oct 11, 2009: "Paranormal"
Konsthall SE
, group exhibition at Konsthall C, Stockholm, Sweden


Last updated Apr 20, 2014. © Janna Holmstedt