CAROLINE MÅRTENSSON
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BIOGRAPHY

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Born 1977 in Helsingborg, Sweden.

Education

2016 Environmental Science / Miljövetenskap (15hp), University of Gothenburg.
2014 Artistic research processes / Konstnärliga forskningsprocesser (15hp), Konstfack.
2011 Studies of Masculinity / Maskulinitetsstudier (7,5hp), Gender Studies / Genusvetenskap, University of Lund.
2001 - 2005 Malmö Art Academy (M.F.A.).
2002 - 2003 Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm.
2003 Folk Art / Folkkonst (10hp), University of Stockholm.
2000 Royal University College of Fine Arts, Copenhagen.

Exhibitions

2017 Elsewhere, Ystad Art Museum.
2016 The Society Machine – the Industrial Age from the Perspective of Art / Samhällsmaskinen – industriåldern ur konstens perspektiv, Malmö Konstmuseum, curated by Lisa Rosendahl.
2016 Moving Mass, The Glass Factory in Boda.
2015-16 Moving Mass, Kalmar Konstmuseum, a collaboration between six the artists: Eva Arnqvist, Johanna Gustavsson Fürst, Ingela Johansson, Åsa Jungnelius, Caroline Mårtensson and Malin Pettersson Öberg. Moving Mass deals with the history, present and future of glasproduction in Småland, in "The Kingdom of Christal".
2015 OBERÖRD NATUR, Alma Löv Museum, curated by Andreas Poppelier.
Skott och Krona, Jordberga Gård, together with Annelie Nilsson, curated by Carolina Söderholm.
2014-15 Klubb Konstument
, travelling exhibition by Konstfrämjandet, Västerås, Piteå, Örebro Konsthall, Alma Löv Museum, Värmland, Universitetet i Karlstad. Participating artists: Maria Andersson, Alevtina Kakhidze, Annika Kupiainen, Mattias Åkeson, Kristina Matousch, Andreas Gedin, Caroline Mårtensson och Johan Tirén.
2014 Naturum, Göteborgs Konsthall, together with Linn Lindström och Kristian Berglund.
Shifting Natures,
together with Gerhard Nordström, Ystad Konstmuseum.
Flora plantae ornativae (solo), Haninge Konsthall.
2013 Polyfoni, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, group exhibition.
2012 In Special Circumstances (part one)
(solo), Nordin Gallery, Stockholm.
Transition,
Skånes konstförening (solo), Malmö.
Växjö Konsthall, duo exhibition together with Andreas Poppelier.
Dagens eko kvart i fem
, Varbergs Konsthall, curators Anna Johansson and Jessica Segerlund.
No me pongas los cuernos, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, curators Sarah Alcalay and Marta Peleteiro.
Woodstock, Växjö Konsthall, group exhibition.
Scratch my name on your arm with a fountain pen ( that means you really love me ), Passagen, Linköping, group exhibition.
2011 Galleri Arnstedt, Ö Karup, Båstad, group exhibition.
Konsumera Mera, Norrköpings Konstmuseum.
MARKET Art Fair, Nordin Gallery, Stockholm.
Scratch my name on your arm with a fountain pen ( that means you really love me ), Landskrona museum, group exhibition.
2010 A Bird in the Hand (solo), Museum Anna Nordlander, Skellefteå.
Spår, Malmö Konstmuseum. Collection of Nordic contemporary art.
2009 Vanitas or The Imaginary Control (solo) at Nordin Gallery, Stockholm.
Site Natura, Tjörnedala Konsthall, Baskemölla, group exhibition.
Nordin Gallery, Stockholm, group exhibition.
MARKET Art Fair,
Nordin Gallery, Stockholm.
2008 Hållplats för Konst (solo), Gävle.
No no ... there´s no limit,
Signal, Malmö, group exhibition.
Souveniröresund
(a cooperation with Patrik Bengtsson), 036, Copenhagen.
Arnstedt & Kullgren,
Ö Karup, Båstad, group exhibition.
2007 Stipendiater, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm.
H13 (a cooperation with Patrik Bengtsson), 036, Copenhagen.
Kontrast, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg.
RoomFive (solo), Ystad Konstmuseum.
Galleri S:t Gertrud (solo), Malmö.
Mors Mössa (solo), Gothenburg.
H 13, (a cooperation with Patrik Bengtsson), Unten Drunter, Copenhagen Alternative Art Fair.
En vecka i solen, H 13, (a cooperation with Patrik Bengtsson), Gallery Botnik Studios, Gerlesborg.
2006 Besökarna, Västra Hamnen, Malmö, group exhibition.
Arnstedt & Kullgren, Project Room, Ö Karup, Båstad.
Arnstedt & Kullgren, Ö Karup, Båstad, group exhibition.
2005 Anna-Lisa Thomson till Minne, stipendiater, Uppsala Konstmuseum.
Arnstedt & Kullgren, Östra Karup, Båstad, group exhibition.
Innanmäte, Peep gallery, Malmö. Master´s Degree Show.
Transit, Göteborgs Konsthall.

Other projects

2017 Participating in OEI # 75–76.
Release of the book GLASS IS NEVER STILL in association with Konstfrämjandet, a tour through the Kingdom of Glass, Saturday, April 22, 2017.
2016, 24/11 THE WATER IS COMING! Seminar at Form Design Center in Malmö. Anna Persson, Karin Görlin and I are presenting our proposal for the architectural competition IMAGINE SKÅNE 2030: RETREAT AS DEFENSE.
2016 (18-19 February), Art and the manifestation of social Change – The artist´s role as knowledge producer and the art institution as host of cross-disciplinary enquiries, the conference takes the project Moving Mass as a starting point to create cross diciplinary conversation about different methods to visualize our contemporary time and it´s underlaying history. Conference developed by curator Lisa Rosendahl together with Kalmar Konstmuseum and participating artists in Moving Mass.
2015 Verkberättelser 2009-2015, a publication in cooperation with Louise Kelpe, Graphic Designer and produced with the support from the Längmanska Culture Foundation.
Open Air Film Screening: Sunshine Socialist Cinema // ANA AIR
Astrid Noacks Atelier, Copenhagen
2014 Sunshine socialist cinema, To Future With Love, at the Climate Film Festival in Tanto, Stockholm, August 29-31. Illuminated, part of the project In Special Circumstances.
2014 3/8 Havängsvandring: "Landskap under särskilda omständigheter. En arkeologisk konstvandring runt Haväng. Vad händer när hav möter land, och när konst möter vetenskap?"/ Hiking at Ravlunda artillery range, lead by me and the marine archaeologist Björn Nilsson.

Grants/Distinctions

2017 Helge Axe:son Johnsons travelgrant to study the construction techniques of rammed earth and hempcrete. The trip goes to Austria and Switzerland, autumn 2017.
2017 Man and Biosphere, a cooperation together with Kristianstads Konsthall and Naturum Vattenriket. Prestudy supported by Region Skåne. MAB is a interdisciplinary project about the rising sea levels and how it affects the coastline and the habitat in Scania.
2014 The Art Grants Comitte in Sweden, 2-year working grant.
Gunnar och Lilly Perssons stiftelse.
2013 Längmanska kulturfonden.
2012 International culture exchange, Iaspis.
Konstakademien, Bengt Fredrikssons stipendium.
Lunds Konsthalls vänner.
2009 The Art Grants Comitte in Sweden, 2-year working grant.
2008 Svensk-norska samarbetsfonden.
2007 Lunds Kulturstipendium.
Helsingborgs Kulturstipendium.
Maria Bonnier – Dahlins stiftelse.
Aase & Richard Björklunds fond, Malmö Konstmuseum.
Nöjesguiden art award Malmö-Lund.
2006 The Art Grants Comitte in Sweden, 1-year working grant.
2005 Anna-Lisa Thomsons minnesfond.
Edstrandska Stiftelsen.
2004 Malmö Konststudios stipendium.

Collections/Commissions

2016 Sketch Commission, The Public Art Agency, INNOVATIVE TEMPORARY ART.
2015-16 Växjö, Ringsberg/Kristineberg, Grubbs system, commission.
Bonniersgruppens konstsamling.
2014 Eastmaninstitutet, Sketch Commission, the Stockholm County Council Cultural Committee.
Nya Karolinska Solna.
Region Skåne.
Malmö Konstmuseum.
Helsingborgs museum.
Landstinget Gävleborg.
"Walk of Fame", The Stadiumsquare in Malmö, client: Gatukontoret Malmö.
Haninge Kommun.
Private collectors.

Teaching/lectures

Art and the manifestation of social Change – The artist´s role as knowledge producer and the art institution as host of cross-disciplinary enquiries, the conference takes the project Moving Mass as a starting point to create cross diciplinary conversation about different methods to visualize our contemporary time and it´s underlaying history. Conference developed by curator Lisa Rosendahl together with Kalmar Konstmuseum and participating artists in Moving Mass.
Österlenskolan för konst och design, Simrishamn, teaching in site specific art practice and how to find artistic methods and techniques 2012- ... ongoing.
Maglehems kulturförening, lecture, about my work "In special circumstances" at Ravlunda shooting range, nov 2014.
School of Industrial Design, LTH, Lund Design and Ecology, lecture, nov 2014.
Havängsvandring, guided hike at Ravlunda shooting field ( see information), a cooperation together with Björn Nilsson, marine archaeologist, 3 aug 2014.
Malmö Högskola, guest teacher, Design, Skissen som verktyg 2014.
KIVIK art, In Special Circumstance, lecture about my work at Ravlunda shooting range, nov 2013.
School of Industrial Design, LTH, Lund, Design and Animals, lecture, nov 2013.
Kronobergs konstskola, lecture, 2012.
Konst i skolan, Söderkullaskolan, Malmö, 2012.
Konstlinjen Munka-Ljungby, guest teacher.
Beckmans Designhögskola, guest teacher.
Helsingborgs Konstförening, lecture.

 



 

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