Janna Holmstedt

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2019: "Blåshålet"
Writing on a book to be published by Glänta produktion

Apr 18–Dec: "Anthropomorphic Interfaces – Stories at the Intersection of Animals and Humans"
Art project initiated by Janna Holmsted, in collaboration with Erik Nilsson and Lars Siltberg, with support from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee

Oct 25-27: "Sound around Kaliningrad 2018"
Performance and artist talk at Sound around Kaliningrad 2018, curated by Danil Akimov

Oct 9: Release Fylkingen PPPOD #2: Norberg
Editor/Producer for a podcast on experimental practices in sound and art

Sep 25: "Museum of Artistic Research", the Swedish History Museum, Stockholm
Group exhibition curated by Erik Berg as part of Bogdan Szyber's PhD “Fauxthentification”

Sep 12: Release Fylkingen PPPOD #1: Titwrench Stockholm
Editor/Producer for a podcast on experimental practices in sound and art

Sep 4-7: Storying Exposure, University of Glasgow
Experimental and postdisciplinary workshop in Environmental Humanities writing

Aug 6-13: Fylkingen Residence
Artist-in-Residence at Fylkingen

Feb-June: External Supervisor, Individual Project, Design + Change, Linnaeus University, Växjö
Responsible for the course, Åsa Ståhl and Eric Snodgrass, Senior lecturer at the Department of Design

May 28: "Flock Frequency", talk at the Re-Launch of the Posthumanities Hub, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
A day of presentations by hubbers and collaborating scholars: Matthew Fuller, Renée Valiquette, Cecilia Åsberg, Marietta Radomska, Christina Fredengren, Justin Makii, Vera Weetzel, Janna Holmstedt, Olga Cielem?cka, Lotten Wiklund, Tara Mehrabi, Lauren LaFauci, Rosi Braidotti

May 23: "Working with the Vegetal", Stockholm University of the Arts
Participation in seminar organized by Anette Arlander

May 19-20: "Skinner + Sound", Gnesta
Participation in workshop by Julia Adzuki

May 19: "Minnet är en dröm", Konstsalong Odengatan, Stockholm
Group exhibition with Sarah Chrapkowska Florén, Petra Coppla Dahlberg, Cecilia Edefalk, Åsa Ersmark, Åse
Frid, Cecilia Gyllenhammar, Madeleine Hatz, Janna Holmstedt, Maria Högbacke, Lisa Jeannin, Carina
Järling, Elin Magnusson, Sander Neantfalk, Nikolina Ställborn, Annica Åberg, Charlotte Åberg and Frida
Yngström.

May 1–Nov: " The Great GROW Observatory Experiment 2018"
Participant in this citizen science project dedicated to soil and regenerative growing practices.

April 24: Member of the GROW Observatory
The GROW Observatory (GROW) is a European-wide project engaging thousands of growers, scientists and others passionate about the land. We will discover together, using simple tools to better manage soil and grow food, while contributing to vital scientific environmental monitoring.

Apr 7: Deep Listening Study Group, Gnesta
Participation in Deep Listening sessions initiated by Patrick Dallard, Gnesta Water Tower

March 12: Elected member of the production group at Fylkingen 2018, Stockholm
Fylkingen Production Group consists of Igor Blomberg Traneus, John Chantler, Janna Holmstedt, and Per Piak Krueger

Feb 2: Guest Lecturer, "Knowledge production in artistic practice", Malmstensskolan, Linköping University
Responsible for the course, Alessandra Di Pisa, Assistant Lecture, Linköping University

Jan 26: "Flock Frekvens", Månadens Lyrik, Tidningen Kulturen 2018:01

Jan 24: “Are You Ready for a Wet Live-in?”, Posthumanities Hub
Session with new Hub-member and artist Janna Holmstedt, PhD, Linköping University

Jan 19: Guest Lecturer, ”The State of Things", Visual Communication + Change, Linnaeus University, Kalmar
Responsible for the course, Cassandra Troyan, Senior lecturer at the Department of Design

Jan 8: Affiliated Artist and Researcher with the Posthumanities Hub
Posthumanities Hub is
a research group, platform of networks, and site of feminist curiosity, critique and creativity, headed by Director Prof Cecilia Åsberg and Co-Director Dr Marietta Radomska.

2018: "The Sphere", commission for public art, Nya Karolinska Solna

A digital platform for art at the hospital NKS, concept and curator: Katya Sander. Artworks made both individually and in collaboration between Janna Holmstedt, Misja Thirslund Krenchel, Mo Maja Moesgaard, and Katya Sander. Project manager: Finbar Krook Rosato, Kulturförvaltningen, Stockholms Läns Landsting, 2016–2018

Jan 18: Guest Lecturer, ”The State of Things", Design + Change, Linnaeus University, Växjö
Responsible for the course, Åsa Ståhl, Senior lecturer at the Department of Design

Jan 10-11, 2018: External oppoent, "Feminist perspectives in Sonic Arts", Stockholm University of the Arts
External opponent at the course "Feminist perspectives in Sonic Arts" at the Deaprtment of Film and Media, Stockholm University of the Arts. Responsible for the course, Jenny Sunesson, Assistant professor in auditory media

Nov 16-17: Environmental Posthumanities Networks: Fire and Soul
Workshop with invited artists and researchers on sustainability initiated by Martin Hultman, Linköping University

Nov 10: Guest critic, "Identity", Malmstensskolan, Linköping University

Responsible for the course, Alessandra Di Pisa, Assistant Lecturer, Linköping University

Oct 6, 2017: “Are You Ready for a Wet Live-In? Explorations into Listening”

Public defence of doctoral dissertation in fine arts, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University, in collaboration with Malmö Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts, Lund University, Sweden. External reviewers: Kristina Lindström and Åsa Ståhl

Sep 9-Oct 5, 2017: ”Then, the Bark
Solo exhibition, Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten, Umeå, Sweden

Sep 9, 2017: Artist talk during "Konstnatten"
Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten
, Umeå, Sweden

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Apr 4, 2017: Seminar with Brandon LaBelle and Salomé Voegelin, “Are You Ready for a Wet Live-In?”
Final Ph.D. seminar in artistic research, at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University. External reviewers: Brandon LaBelle and Salomé Voegelin

Oct 18, 2016: "Articulations from the Orifice (The Dry and the Wet)"
Performance lecture at the performing arts festival Transistor 2: Old Form – New Format, Malmö, Sweden

Oct 18-22, 2016: Inspired
Group exhibition at Taoxichuan Art Museum and the Scandinavian Center, Jingdezhen, China

Sep 17, 2016: "Öyvind Fahlström: Kalas på BORD"
Readings, performances and installations, Moderna Muséet, Stockholm, Sweden

Apr 29, 2016: "Parasites (In the Greenery)"

75% Ph.D. seminar at Inter Arts Center, Malmö, Sweden.

Apr 22-24, 2016: "Intonal – Exprimental Music Festival"

Participation in Intonal Festival, by Inkonst, CTM, EMS, IAC and Unsound, Malmö, Sweden

Apr 8-29, 2016: "In the Greenery"
Solo exhibition comprising three installations, Inter Arts Center, in collaboration with IAC and Teatr Weimar, Malmö, Sweden.

Mar 31-Apr 30, 2016: "Transistor – Broadcasting from the center of contemporary performing art"
Participation in Transistor Live, Teatr Weimar, Malmö, Sweden

Nov 27, 2015:
"Welcome to Voice Land"
50% Ph.D. seminar at wlabs and Inter Arts Center, Malmö, Sweden

Sep 25, 2015:
"Articulations from the Orifice", essay in Glänta 2:15
"Hålets artikulationer" (SE), essay on the encounter with an uncanny animal "voice", in the cultural journal Glänta

May 30-Aug, 2015: VISIT15
Group exhibition with 38 artists from China, Sweden, Norway and England, Mariannelund, Sweden

May 21-22, 2015: Transvaluation: Making the World Matter
Presentation and participation in the international symposium for alternative making of values through and in research, Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Apr 11-12, 2015: "To the Beat of My Tounge", Performance Lectures
Performance Lectures by Björn Säfsten and Sebastian Lingserius, Stina Nyberg, Emma-Lina Ericson, Janna Holmstedt, and others. Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden

Jan 25-Feb 1, 2015: Göteborg Film Festival
Premiere for the short film "Happiness, a Five-Year Plan" by Janna Holmstedt and Karin Wegsjö, at the 38th Göteborg Film festival 2015. The film is produced by Nu-institutet, with support from the Swedish Film Institutet, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee, and SVT - Sveriges Television.

Dec 3, 2014: Artist Talk with Janna Holmstedt and Cecilia Parsberg
At the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Dec 1-2, 2014: Artistic research presentation at Arts Campus Research Days, Umeå
"Are You Ready for a Wet Live-In (or, the How of Ms. Howe)?" artistic research presentation and participation in the Research Days at the Arts Campus - a collaboration between Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå School of Architecture, Humlab X and Bildmuseet.

Jul 23-27, 2014: Bakhtin as Praxis: Academic Production, Artistic Practice, Political Activism
"The Unfolding of a Morphe", paper presentation, part of the panel "Grotesque & Dialogism: Art through Bakhtinian Lens", at the 15th International Bakhtin Conference, Stockholm, Sweden. Organized by Södertörn University; Valand Arts Academy, Gothenburg University; Uppsala University; Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

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, with support from the Swedish Film Institutet, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee, 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.

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.

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 July 24, 2017. © Janna Holmstedt