CLARA J:SON BORG

Clara J:son Borg

Born 1986, Sweden

Based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Art Education

2018-2019 History of Philosophy and Science A, Online course, Umeå University, Sweden

2014-2016 MA (Cum Laude) Piet Zwart Institute, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2013 Practical Film I, Culture and Communication, Malmö University, Sweden, 30 credit points

2011 Sculpture and Environmental Art, The Glasgow School of Art, UK, 15 credit points

2011 Introduction in Digital Photography, Valand Academy, Gothenburg University, 15 credit points

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

 

Solo/Duo Show

2019A Chorographical Novel regarding Space, performance, Rum 203,Jönköpings Länsmuseum, Jönköping Sweden

2018A practice of a flexible horizon, RET building, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
20183,1,1,1 a Lecture performance,collaboration with Michelle Mantsio, Yellow Brick, Athens, Greece
2017 How to be pow, wow, boom, bam, bing!, Duo show with Raluca Croitoru, ONONO, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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

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

2012 Plain Access, CirkulationsCentralen, Malmö, Sweden

 

 

Group exhibitions / Performance

2019

-Open Studio, Institute für alles mögliches, Berlin, Germany

 

2018:

-Wash out, performance, collaboration with Michelle Mantsio, Florence Peel Centre, Melbourne, Australia

-Wash out, performance, collaboration with Michelle Mantsio, LCI Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

-AugustOpen Studio,AADK SPAIN, Blanca, Murcia, Spain
-July Open Studio,AADK SPAIN, Blanca, Murcia, Spain
-June, Open Studio,AADK SPAIN, Blanca, Murcia, Spain
-Light box project,ONONO, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

-Pacifisms; an odyssey, Antwerp art Radio, Antwerp, Belgium

-Pacifisms; an odyssey, The Aplhe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
-3,1,1,1, performance, RAAR (Rotterdam art ratio) #20 guest with texts, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
-The chase to be among men, performance, 13 festivalen, Konstepedemin, Göteborg, Sweden


2017:

-The floor show, Onono, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

-The letter U, performance documentation,PRAKSIS OSLO, Oslo gallery night, Oslo, Norway
-A study of the straight arm and a pointing finger,performance, Balcony festival, het O-tje, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

-Pacifism; an odyssey, reading at doublet v, an event focusing on writing as art, Attent, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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

-Scores towards a baroque care, Video festival, Galleri FRANK, Malmö, Sweden

-Scores towards a baroque care, Homecoming queen, group show, Österrängens Konsthall, Jönköping, Sweden

-Staying with noise/The futuristic feelings,Ken, touch this, ONONO, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
-Staying with noise/The futuristic feelings, Open Studios, Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

 

2016:

-Scores towards a baroque care, 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 Prøverommet 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, The Goethe Institute, Rotterdam Gallery night, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

2015:

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

-Speculative Occupation, 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

 

Awards
2019:

- Jönköpings Landstings Studio Grant


 

Residency

2019:

-Studio grant and residency at Rum 203, Jönköpings Läns Museum, Jönköping, Sweden

-Institue für alles mögliches, Berlin, Germany

 

2018:

-Spatiality, residency AADK Spain, Blanca, Spain

2017:

-Writing as and around art, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway

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

 

2016:

-In time, we too will become ancestor…, 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, 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

2019:

-Organizer of a series of performance workshops together with Amy Pickles, supported by Gemeente Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

-Workshop leader with Amy Pickles, KABK, The Hague, The Netherlands
-Organizer of a series of performance workshops together with Amy Pickles and Jeremiah Day, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

-Programmer for the project space ONONO, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


2018:

-Guest teacher, LCI Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
-Conversador, Conversas, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

 

2017:
-Photographer and Editor for the documentary film Haem, a project by Cecilia Jonsson and Rodrigo Leite de Oliveira, for the Bio Art and Design award, Bergen, Norway/ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

-Performing for Raluca Croitoru, Art Encounters Biennial, Timisoara, Romania

-Performing for Himali Singh Soin and David Soin Tappeser for their project Lapsus Kairos, Tale of a Tube, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

-Initiator and programmer for doublet v, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

-Programmer of the project space Attent, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

-Programmer for the project space ONONO, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

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

2019:
-Gemeente Rotterdam cultural development grant
-Jönköpings Läns Museums Studio Grant


2018:

-O&O, Ontwikkeling- en Onderzoekssubsidies, CBK Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

-Young Talent, Mondriaan Founds, The Netherlands

 

2017:
-IBB, CBK, Rotterdam

-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