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CLARA J:SON BORG

Clara J:son Borg

Born 1986, Sweden

Based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Malmö, Sweden

 

Art Education

2014-2016 MFA Piet Zwart Institute, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2013 Practical Film I, Culture and Communication, Malmö University, Sweden

2011 Sculpture and Environmental Art, The Glasgow School of Art, UK

2011 Introduction in Digital Photography, Valand Academy, Gothenburg University

2009–2012 BFA Textile-Garment-Design, HDK Steneby – The School of Craft and Design, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

 

Upcoming Events

2018:

3rd of July – 24th of August, SOMA Summer, SOMA, Mexico City, Mexico

 

Solo/Duo Show

2016 Tillsammans väntar vi på oss, Solo show, Tändsticksmuseet, Jönköping, Sweden

2013 Framåt, Förbi och Tillbaka igen, Galleri S:t Gertrud, Konstfrämjandet, Malmö, Sweden, Collaboration with Karin Granstrand

2012 Plain Access, CirkulationsCentralen, Malmö, Sweden

 

Group exhibitions / Performance

2017:

A study of the straight arm and a pointing finger, performance curated by Pröverommet, Berge, Norway

Video festival, Galleri FRANK, Malmö, Sweden

Homecoming queen, group show, Österrängens Konsthall, Jönköping, Sweden

Ken, touch this, ONONO, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Open Studios, Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

 

2016:

Scores towards a baroque care, part of the competition program at the Now&After International Video festival, Moscow, Russia

The Letter U, performed and curated for the Open Avond(s), de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Letter U, performed at HOT BLEND, a performance night initiated by the artist Elias Björn and Clara J:son Borg, hosted by Pröverommet and USF Bergen during Oktoberdans 2016, Bergen, Norway

Assemble relatives, Piet Zwart Institute Graduation Show, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Always more then on(c)e, performance in collaboration Katherine McBride, Madison Bycroft and Angelica Falkeling at the Assemble all relatives performance program at TENT-Rotterdam, a part of the Piet Zwart Institute’s Graduation Show

 

Always more then on(c)e, performance in collaboration Katherine McBride, Madison Bycroft and Angelica Falkeling at the "CFP The Politics of Performance and Play. Feminist Matters" at the Institute for Philosophy, Leiden University, The Netherlands

 

First Cut, Wolfart projectspace, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Together we wait for us, performance at the Goethe Institute, Rotterdam Gallery night, Rotterdam

 

2015:

LOOP - a video art marathon, Galleri CC, Malmö, Sweden

Att framföra kropp – tio aspekter, Steneby Konsthall, Dals Långed, Sweden

Aperto, Fondazionte Ratti, Como, Italy

Cutting leaves for the dogs, Tale of a Tube, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Performance Laboratory, Wolfart Project space, in collaboration with PAE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

2014:

Artist Run, OK Corral, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013:

PANEL, Fanzine, Published in Austria, Wienna

2012:

MA+BA Exam show, Trädgårdsföreningen, Gothenburg

BA Exam Show, Steneby Konsthall, Dals Långed

2011:

Final Show, The Garage, BA exchange student show, Sculpture and Environmental Art, The Glasgow School of Art, UK

The Bookable Space project, The Garage, BA exhibition Sculpture and Environmental Artshow, The Glasgow School of Art, UK

 

Residency

2017:

Writing as and around art, residency at Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway

 

Body as a site, residency, Banff centre of arts and creativity, Canada

 

2016:

In time, we too will become ancestor…, residency program hosted by PRAKSIS Oslo, led and curated by Eliza Naranjo Morse and ICDP, Oslo, Norway

 

2015:

Materials for performance, CSAV XXI – Artist Research Laboratory led by Yvonne Rainer and Andrea Klein, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy

 

Kunstlerhüser Worpswede, organized by Piet Zwart Institute, Woprswede, Germany

 

Publications

2015:

Fly in the soup, published at the CSAV XXI – Artist Research Laboratory by Fondazione Antonio Ratti and Mousse Magazine, Italy

 

Other important experiences

2014:

Curator; Artist Run, OK Corral, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2013:

Assistant to Marinella Stenatore, Gothenburg International Biennial, Gothenburg

Portfolio show, Grosses Treffen, The Nordic Embassy, Berlin

 

 

Scholarship/Grants

2017:

Van Beek-Donner Stichting

2016:

IBB, CBK Rotterdam

Banff Artist’s Award, Banff Centre for arts and creativity

Praktijkverdieping, Mondriaan Fonds

2015:

AAA-stiftelsen

2014:

AAA-stiftelsen

2011:

Erasmus

Adlebertska Stiftelserna

August Rignérs Stipendiefond

2010:

Stiftelsen Jönköpings Borgerkassa och Bjuggska fonden