Janna Holmstedt

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A selection of published texts

Holmstedt, Janna. Interspecies Bodies and Watery Sonospheres: Listening in the Lab, the Archives, and the Field. Leonardo Music Journal, Vol.30, December, 2020.

Holmstedt, Janna. Follow the Blind, Mimic the Wind and Become a Worm: Sonospheric Mappings by a Bag-Lady Soundwalker.
Unlikely Journal for Creative Arts, no, 6: Following Sonorous Bodies, eds. Anastasia Khodyreva and Elina Suoyrj, 2020.

Åsberg, Cecilia, Janna Holmstedt, and Marietta Radomska. "Methodologies of Kelp: On Feminist Posthumanities, Transversal Knowledge Production and Multispecies Ethics in an Age of Entanglement". In The Kelp Congress, edited by N. Cahoon, H. Mehti and A. Wolfsberger (Svolvær: The North Norwegian Art Centre, 2020)

Holmstedt, Janna. "Intervju med Janna Holmstedt". Konstnären no.1, mars (2018).

Holmsted, Janna. "Flock Frekvens", Tidningen Kulturen, no. 1. (2018).

Holmstedt, Janna. Are You Ready for a Wet Live-In? Explorations into Listening (Lund: Malmö Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts, Lund University, 2017).

Holmstedt, Janna. "Hålets artikulationer". Glänta, no. 2: Djurkunskap, (2015): 84-95.

Holmstedt, Janna. "Are You Ready for a Wet Live-In? (Or, the How of Ms. Howe)".
Paper presentation/publication at Transvaluation: Making the World Matter, international symposium for alternative making of values through and in research, Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2015.

Holmstedt, Janna. "The Unfolding of a Morphe".
Paper presentation at the 15th International Bakhtin Conference. Organized by Södertörn University, Valand Arts Academy, Gothenburg University, Uppsala University, and the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014

Holmstedt, Janna. "What You See is not What You Get—Performance as a Mode of Thinking". Paper presentation at PSi19: Now Then: Performance & Temporality, Performance Studies international conference #19, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2013

Holmstedt, Janna. "Does it work? How does it work?". In IN THE ACT: A Sprawling Space for Performance. Edited by Corrine Fitzpatrick, Imri Sandström, and Hanna Wilde (Stockholm: Högkvarteret, 2012), 23-25.

Holmstedt, Janna, and Anna Högberg. “På upptäcktsfärd i den sociala infrastrukturen”. In Att dela ett samhälle. Edited by Ann Magnusson (Stockholm: Kulturförvaltningen, Stockholms Läns Landsting, 2010), 79-105.

Aglert, Katja, Janna Holmstedt, and Martijn van Berkum. ”Urban Narratives – A round table discussion with Meira Ahmemulic, Antonio Scarponi, and Elin Wikström”. SQUID, no. 39 (2010).

Hagström, Po, and Janna Holmstedt. ”Karpönskan”.
Glänta, no. 3: Encyclopaedia of the future (2008).

Hagström, Po, and Janna Holmstedt. ”Don’t Mind the Gap”. Glänta, no. 1-2: The missing links (2008), 96-99.

Hagström, Po, and Janna Holmstedt. ”Umwelt”. Glänta, no. 1-2: The missing links (2008), 2-160.

Holmstedt, Janna. ”Welcome to ESTonia – en roadmovie i fem delar”. Paletten, no. 270-271 (2008), 78-85.

Hagström, Po, and Janna Holmstedt. "Monumentos para las masas". Point of view, weblog (2007).

Holmstedt, Janna. "The Pleasures Of Misinterpretation". Point of view, weblog (2007).

Aglert, Katja, and Janna Holmstedt. ”To turn one's anus towards the sun and say "GO"!”. Chto delat?/What is to be done?, no. 16: Potentialities beyond political sadness (2007).

Holmstedt, Janna. ”Vad du ser är inte vad du får”. Paletten vol. 266, no 4 (2006), 54-56.

Hagström, Po,
and Janna Holmstedt. ”Some Day They’re Gonna Name A Street After Me”. Estonian Art, no. 2 (2006)

Holmstedt, Janna. ”Are You Willing to Get Stupid”
. Chto delat?/What is to be done?, no. 11: Why Brecht? (2006).

Aglert, Katja, and Janna Holmstedt. ”The Main Character of the Scene”. SQUID, no. 18 (2006

Holmstedt, Janna. "Den absoluta nollpunktens hjältar". SQUID, no. 10 (2005)

Bäckman, Lisa, and Janna Holmstedt. ”Home of the Safe and Short-circuited Security Systems”. A text for the research and exhibition project We Invite All, Rooseum, Malmö (2005) and BildMuséet, Umeå, Sweden, (2006).

Holmstedt, Janna. ”The Layers, the Camouflage, the Detective and the Reference Points”. In Graduation Show 2003 (Umeå: Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University, 2003). Exhibition catalogue .

Holmstedt, Janna. Seven poems for the poetry anthology Skriv diktatur glans (Umeå: Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University, 2003), 51-59.

Holmstedt, Janna. ”110 dagar". Glänta, no. 3-4: Maps (2002), 56-63.

Conferences, Symposiums, and Artist talks (since 2010)

2021 "Feminist Posthumanities - More-than-human Arts and Multispecies Futures", a stream curated byJjanna Holmstedt, Cecilia Åsberg, Marietta Radomska, and Christina Fredengren for the STREAMS International Environmental Humanities Conference, 3-7 Aug, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

2020 Holi Biont presents: Coming into Being, a Worm Session #4, Janna Holmstedt and Åsa Cederqvist at Alliances and Commonalities conference in Artistic Research, Stockholm University of the Arts, 22-24 Oct, Stockholm, Sweden

2020 "The Posthumanities Hub, submerged at Art Lab Gnesta". Janna Holmstedt, Cecilia Åsberg, Marietta Radomska, Christina Fredengren, and Signe Johannessen in a live stream for Streaming STREAMS, 6 Aug, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

2020 "Mutispecies Communication", lecture at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, Netherlands, in connection to the Zoöp project, followed by a conversation with Anne van Leeuwen. The lecture is part of a series exploring "Multispecies Urbanism", one of the themes of the Dutch contribution to the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale.

2019 "What is the role of feminism in relation to the Anthropocene?"Artist talk and reserch presentation, part of Imaging/Imagining, the Drawing Room, at Nuda in collaboration with Stockholm University, 18 Dec.

2019 "Poetics of Future Work". Panel conversation between Sandor Albrecht, RISE, Janna Holmstedt, The Posthumanities Hub, KTH, Per Johansson, philosopher, and Tove Chevalley, Digital Innovation Director, Electrolux. Moderator: Nina Bozic. Event part of DIGI Futures, lead by the RISE Research Institutes of Sweden in collaboration with ABB, Electrolux, Karolinska, Nacka Kommun, GodEl, and NAV Sweden, 6 Dec.

2019 "Flock Frequency Colony". Artist talk at Interplanetary Species Society – Assembly, at R1 Reactor Hall, KTH, Stockholm, organized by artist Jonas Staal and Public Art Agency Sweden, curator Edi Mu. With contributions by: James Bridle, Kristine Dannenberg, iLiana Fokianaki, Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei, Janna Holmstedt, Klaas Kuitenbrouwer, Charl Landvreugd, Aurélie Nyirabikali Lierman, Sven Lütticken, Felicity Scott and Anton Vidokle, 24 Aug. 

2019 "Posthumanist Reflections on Listening, Interspecies Communication, and the Aesthetics of More-Than-Human Relations", RE:SOUND 2019 – The 8th International Conference in the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology, 20-23 Aug 2019, Aalborg University, Denmark.

2019 "Between Earthworms and Satellites", presentation and participation in a panel with Marco Armiero, Adam Wickberg, mirko nikolic, and Marietta Radomska and moderator of panel with Sverker Sörlin, Christina Fredengren, Hélène Frichot and Hayden Lorimer, at The Posthumanities Hub Symposium: New Humanities and the Anthropocene, 14-15 May, Open Lab, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

2019 "Articulations from the Orifice (The Dray and the Wet)", performance and participation in panel at Multispecies Storytelling in Intermedia Practices, collaboration between Laboratory of Aesthetics and Ecology and Centre for Intermedial and Multimodal Studies, 23-25 Jan, Linnæus University, Sweden

2018 "Plant communication and sonification in science and artistic practices, an overview", research presentation, Working With the Vegetal II interdisciplinary seminar, 29 Nov, Stockholm University of the Arts Research Centre.

2018 “The 'We' in the Anthropocene” (2018), panel presentation by Janna Holmstedt, Cecilia Åsberg and Marietta Radomska, at State-of-the Art – A Multidisciplinary Collaboration Facing the Anthropocene, an artistic Anthropocene network-inaugurating event, 10-13 Oct, Silkeborg, Denmark

2018 "Flock Frequency", presentation at the Re-Launch of the Posthumanities Hub, 28 May, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

2018 “Are You Ready for a Wet Live-In?”, research presentation, Posthumanities Hub Seminar Series, 25 Jan, Linköping University, Sweden

2017 ”Then, the Bark”, artist talk, Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten, 9 Sep, Umeå, Sweden

2017 “Are You Ready for a Wet Live-In?", research seminar, opponents Prof. Brandon LaBelle, University of Bergen, and Dr. Salomé Voegelin, London College of Communication,4 Apr, Umeå University, Sweden.

2016 “Parasites (In the Greenery)”, research seminar, opponent Prof. Cecilia Sjöholm, Södertörn University, Inter Arts Center, 29 Apr, Malmö, Sweden

2015 ”YOU-TAPE-GOD. Explorations of Voice, Constructed Situations, and A/Orality from Within a Visual Art Practice”, paper presentation at Vetenskapsrådets symposium om konstnärlig forskning, 25-26 Nov, Malmö, Sweden

2015 "Are You Ready for a Wet Live-In? (Or, the How of Ms. Howe)", paper presentation at Transvaluation: Making the World Matter, international symposium for alternative making of values through and in research, 21-22 May, Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden

2014 “Are You Ready for a Wet Live-In? Or, the How of Ms. Howe”, research presentation, 1-2 Dec, Umeå University, Sweden.

2014 "The Unfolding of a Morphe", paper presentation at Bakhtin as Praxis: Academic Production, Artistic Practice, Political Activism, 15th International Bakhtin Conference, 26 Jul, a collaboration between Södertörn University, Valand Academy, University of Gothenburg, Uppsala University, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm

2014 “She had a Disturbing Feeling She was Always Present at the Wrong Moment”, installation presented at the artistic research symposium In the Blend, om gränsöverskridande mellan olika konstarter och media, begreppsbildning och idiom bortom språket, samt situering och konstnärligt arbete, a collaboration between Teatr Weimar, wlabs, Inter Arts Center, and Teaterhögskolan, 23 Apr, Malmö.

2013 "Memory Technologies", artist talk, Memory, Fiction and the Elastic Art, Studio 44, 9 Nov, Stockholm, Sweden

2013 "What You See is not What You Get - Performance as a Mode of Thinking", paper presentation at PSi #19: Now Then: Performance & Temporality, Performance Studies international conference #19, Stanford University, 28 Jun, Stanford, California, USA.

2012 ”Welcome to Voice Land”, research seminar, opponents: Prof. Katya Sander, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and Anders Paulin, Inter Arts Center, 19 Sep, Malmö, Sweden

2010 "Att dela ett samhälle", presentation of a three-year collaborative project between Janna Holmstedt, Anna Högberg, Johan Tirén, and Johan Waerndt, and release of the book with texts by Catharina Gabrielsson, Stefan Jonsson, Marie Kraft, Doreen Massey, Emma Stenström, Jonathan Metzger, among others, 1 Dec, Stockholm

2010 ”Environmental Dependency Syndrome”, artist talk, Röda Stens Konsthall, 5 Sep, Göteborg, Sweden