Janna Holmstedt

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A Disseminated and Relational Monument

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Packets of gathered seeds with an invitation to disseminate, 2019 (ongoing)

   
Invitation to Allting
(P)Art of the Biomass at the Earth Market
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The first gathering of P(Art) of the Biomass – a collaboration between Janna Holmstedt and Malin Lobell – related to soil and nature rights at the Earth Market [Jordmarknaden], Mossutställningar, May 2019 (ongoing collaboration)
   
Sonic Sensibilities
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Performance/Listening Session with Jacek Smolicki, 90 min, Spring Clean, Marabouparken, May 2019.
   
Allotments and green infrastructures


Talk within Performing the Fringe urban research hike in Stockholm. Curatorial project by Inga Lace and Jussi Koitela, in collaboration with Konsthall C, Apr 2019.
   
A Feeling for the Organism (or, I Call Them Barbara)
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Mixed media project, work-in-progress shown at the gathering "Popcorn & Film: Interfaces", Feb 2019. (ongoing)
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Between Earthworms and Satellites
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Storytelling and seed sharing by the fire, part of the gathering "Popcorn & Film: Interfaces", Feb 2019.
   
Tracking the Borders
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Soundwalk and filmed performance (with Lars Siltberg), part of the gathering "Popcorn & Film: Interfaces", Feb 2019.
   
Popcorn & Film: Interfaces
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Outdoor gathering with mixed media installations, soundwalk, sound installation, and storytelling by the fire. In collaboration with Lars Siltberg and Erik Nilsson, Feb 2019.
   
24 hours at 59°17'10.4"N, 18°06'08.7"E, altitude: 43 meters
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Site specific sound work, 24 min. Time compression of field recordings during 24 hours of a specific location in July 2018, played back at the same location Feb, 2019.
   

You carefully write down the date, the place – then it escapes you
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Site- and context specific sound installation with vibration speakers and museum showcase for the group exhibition Museum of Artistic Research, curated by Erik Berg, Swedish History Museum, Stockholm, 2019

   
She Had


Sound installation in the group exhibition "Memory is a Dream", curated by Charlotte Åberg, Konstsalong Odengatan, Stockholm, 2019
   
Metamorphoses
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Film in collaboration with Misja Thirslund Krenchel, 10 min.
Made for the public art commission "The Slow World", curated by Katya Sander for Stockholms Läns Landsting (project leader Finbar Krook Rosato), Nya Karolinska, 2018.
   
Zero
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Animation, 11:24 min.
Made for the public art commission "The Slow World", curated by Katya Sander for Stockholms Läns Landsting (project leader Finbar Krook Rosato), Nya Karolinska, 2018.
   
The Woman, the Man and the Authority
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Film/animation for screen in three parts, total running time 21 min.
Made for the public art commission "The Slow World", curated by Katya Sander for Stockholms Läns Landsting (project leader Finbar Krook Rosato), Nya Karolinska, 2018.
   
JB
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Film in collaboration with Misja Thirslund Krenchel, 11:30 min.
Made for the public art commission "The Slow World", curated by Katya Sander for Stockholms Läns Landsting (project leader Finbar Krook Rosato), Nya Karolinska, 2018.
   
Then, the Bark
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Six channel sound installation, 10 min. (loop)
Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten, Umeå, Sweden, 2017.
   
Articulations from the Orifice (The Dry and the Wet)
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Performance lecture, 35 min.
Sound system with four speakers, subs, and a microphone; two video projectors; printed and spoken words.
Transistor 2: Old Form – New Format, Malmö, Sweden, 2016.
   
In the Greenery
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Acoustic and visual environment with three installations
Inter Arts Center, Malmö, Sweden, 2016.
   
Fluorescent You
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Installation with projection screens, LED PAR lights and stands, grass, wooden deck, headphones, chairs, sound, monochromatic light, 18 min. (loop)
In the Greenery, Inter Arts Center, Malmö, Sweden, 2016.
   

"Then ere the Bark Above Their Shoulders Grew"
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Wooden construction with wool mats, headphones, vibration speakers, and sound, 8:30 min. (loop)
In the Greenery, Inter Arts Center, Malmö, Sweden, 2016.
   
Therapy in Junkspace
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Plexi glass booth with treadmill, monitor, carpet, plant, headphones, video, and sound, 8:30 min. (loop)
In the Greenery, Inter Arts Center, Malmö, Sweden, 2016.
   
She Had a Disturbing Feeling She was Always Present at the Wrong Moment
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Light and sound installation with plants (work-in-progress)
In the Blend, Inter Arts Center, Malmö, Sweden, 2014.
   

Limit-Cruisers (#2 Crowd)
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A praxis session for listeners and observers, with audio devices, headphones, and head lights.
Test sites: Unga Klara, Stockholm, Sweden, and PSi19: Now Then: Performance and Temporality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2013.

   
Limit-Cruisers (#1 Sphere)
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A performance for six participants. Three air-filled spheres, lighting, wireless headphones, loudspeakers, and four synched soundtracks.
Inter Arts Center, Malmö, 2012/Weld, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014
   
Environmental Dependency Syndrome
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A 3-channel video and sound installation with video projectors, rear projection screens, headphones, a table, three chairs, a wooden floor and a gun.
Gallery Titanik, Turku, Finland, 2009. Röda Sten Art Center, Göteborg, Sweden, 2010.
   

To Mushroom [Som svampar ur Jorden]
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Six double-sides posters (42x 59,4 cm) and a leaflet,which map social infrastructures. In collaboration with Anna Högberg, 2009.
Various venues and publications.

   

Paranormal
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A performance for three listeners/actors. Table, chairs, outdoor bench, bags with props, audioguides and headphones.
Konsthall C, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009.

   

Privileged Position
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Rokkakaku kite, beach, wind, runners and helpers.
Sylt, Germany, April 2009.

 

To Put Together with Light
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Single channel video- and sound installation with a rear projection screen, mirror, a tilted viewing plane, carpet, mattresses, three headphones, and an external soundtrack in loudspeakers.
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 2007. 300m3 Art Space, Göteborg, Sweden, 2008.

   

Social Forms and Ideal Types
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Drawings.
Graphite, oil and water on paper.
300m3 Art Space, Göteborg, Sweden, 2008. The National Public Art Council Sweden/Statens Konstråd.

   

The Construction of Landscapes
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Digital prints,
diptych, 28 x 111 cm, 2005/2006
Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006. Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, USA, 2008.
300m3 Art Space, Göteborg, Sweden, 2008.

   

Within This Border (I'll Be Safe)
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A 5-channel video and sound installation with synchronized DVD-players, monitors, headphones, and carpet.

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 2007.

   



Positionsbestämning 1-3 [Positioning 1-3]
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Posters with text and image, triptych, 46 x 60 cm, 2002/2006.
Three attempts at dialogue with a found book entitled POSITIONING. The Battle for Your Mind.
Various venues.

   

To turn one's anus towards the sun and say "GO"!
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Poster with text and image, 31.5 x 56.5 cm, collaboration with Katja Aglert. Reflections on absurd optimism and a slogan used by speechwriter Dan Pink "Abundance-Automation-Asia".
Chto Delat?/What Is To Be Done? #16: Potentialities Beyond Political Sadness, 2007.

 


Some Day They're Gonna Name a Street After Me
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Lamda print, 108 x 123 cm, collaboration with Po Hagström (Trial and Error), 2006.
Various venues and publications.

   


Inauguration-Kit
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Portable rostrum with a ready to use inauguration-kit that contains everything one might need for inaugurations, unveiling of public art and similar events. Collaboration with Po Hagström (Trial and Error), 2007
Supermarket, Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 2007.

   

Trial and Error – Monument for the Massess
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A 2-year, context and site specific project that consists of a proposal for a counter-monument, a campaign to gain support for the proposal, an exhibition and a website. Collaboration with Po Hagström (Trial and Error), 2005-2006.
Tallinn City Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia, 2006.

 






Don't get emotional with the food / Paper bag or plastic bag?
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Documentation of intervention / Poster, part of a diptych, various size, collaboration with Po Hagström (Trial and Error), 2005.
Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006, and It's Not Easy, Exit Art, New York, USA, 2008

 

The Last Journey of the Wanderer
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Documentation of intervention / DVD, 3:20min.
Lasnamäe residential area, Tallinn, Estonia, 2005.

   


Except for Your Presence
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Documentation of intervention / podium 37x37x57 cm.
Kadriorg park, Tallinn, Estonia, 2005.

 
The Home of the Safe and Short-Circuited Security Systems
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Poster, 84 x 29,7 cm, co-written with Lisa Bäckman for a research and exhibition project by the workgroup AUPG, initiated by Sören Grammel & Jan Verwoert. Exhibited at BildMuséet, Umeå, Sweden, 2006 and in "Whatever happened to social democracy?" at Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden, 2005.
 

From Here to There (Receiver Module #3)
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Site specific video and sound installation with an outdoor video projection and a booth indoors with CD-players and headphones. Soundtrack: 4:09 min, language: Swedish.
Nacka Expo, Nacka, Sweden, 2004.

   

Receiver-Modules
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Site specific video and sound installation with two outdoor video projections and two booths indoors, which were attached to the windows of the gallery. CD-players, headphones, lamps, video camera, video projectors and curtains.
Gallery 60, Umeå, Sweden, 2003.

   
Point of Departure


Site specific soundwalk, duration 20 min. Headphones and MP3 player. Gallery 60, Umeå, Sweden, 2002.


110 Days

Walking, writing, mapping during 110 consecutive days, forming an archive of subjective maps. An excerpt was presented in Glänta magazine #3-4: Maps, 2002.