About

CV – Karin Sandberg

Born in Gustafs, Sweden.
Lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden
mail@karinsandberg.com
Instagram: Songforkaren

Konstnärernas Mamma Kollektiv

Education

2016-2018 Master of Arts/ Science in secondary education (270 hp), Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, SE
2012-14 Master of Fine Art, (120 hp) Akademin Valand, Gothenburg University, SE
2008-11 Bachelor of Fine Art, (180 hp) Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2011 Otis College of Art and Design (exchange MFA Fine Arts), Los Angeles, US
2010 Interdisciplinary Music Workshop, Gerrit Rietveld Academie & AHK at the Theater School, Christian Begemann/Ellert Haitjema, Amsterdam, NL
2009 Language workshop, Tine Melzer, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2005-07 Art history, (90 ects), University Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, SE
2005 Image knowledge, (60 ects), University Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, SE
2004-06 Pedagogical studies art teacher, (60 ects), University Högskolan Dalarna Falun, SE
2003 Literature studies, Gender and Literature, (7.5 ects), University of Umeå, SE
2003 Art history, Contemporary Art, (15 ects), University of Umeå, SE
2002-04 Umeå Art School, Umeå, SE
1999 Photography, Fornby Folkhögskola, Borlänge, SE

Selected exhibitions

2020 Decemberkalendern, Galleri 54, Gothenburg, Sweden (upcoming)
2019 Peepshow, Gang of two, Galleri 54, Gothenburg, Sweden
2019 SOLO Galleri Svarta Gran, Borlänge, Sweden
2018 Time can´t be fixed, VIP Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
2017 GIBCA Extended, Göteborgs Konsthall, performance, Gothenburg International Bieannal for Contemporary Art, collaboration with artist Vilda Kvist
2016 SOLO, Artist in October at the GAG Gallery, Canada
2016 S)elsewhere Residency exhibition with Thom Bridge and opening of Brakka on Tour in: Sel, Otta, Hovringen, Norway2016 Artist as Mother as Artist, Lace Market Gallery, Nottingham, U.K
2016, Motherhood Hall of Fame, Museum of Motherhood, New York, U.S.A
2016 Jubilumsutställning, CYAN Gallery, Oslo, Norway
2016 Cabaret Voltaire celebrating 100 years, 24kvm, Gothenburg, Sweden
2015 Procreate project, Women’s Art Library, London, UK
2015 A story Within a Story, GIBCA (Göteborgs Biennal for Contemporary Art), Performance Muna, where are you now?, in collaboration with Gotneburgs Indiechoir, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014 Drömmarnas Flygsällskap, Galleri Fabriksgatan 48, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014 Fast Forward, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014 SOLO Conversation With Karin/Konversation With Karin, Galleri Monitor, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014 Bild Bild, Galleri Rotor, Curator Mick Wilson, Gothenburg, Sweden
2013 As If Silence(es), Tjolöholms slott, Kungsbacka, Sweden
2013 In the Belly of the Whale, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg, Sweden
2012 Whose Salon, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg, Sweden
2011 The Show, BFA degree show, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2011 Open studios, Otis Collage of Art and Design, Los Angeles, U.S.A
2011 “How are you? Good”, Pieter Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2010 Diamond Factory, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2009 Language Matters, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2007 Kultur i centrum, Borlänge kommun, Borlänge, Sweden
2005 Heartbeat, Peace and Love Festival, Wasabryggeriet, Borlänge, Sweden
2004 Picknick, Degree exhibition, Umeå Konstskola, Umeå, Sweden
2004 Konst i kvarn, Vindeln, Sweden
2003 Två systrar, Wasabryggeriet, Borlänge, Sweden

Music

2016 Concert Bushwick Book Club, Malmö, Malmö Live, Malmö Konserthus, SE
2016 Concert Bushwick Book Club, Gothenburg, SE
2011- Collaboration with producer Johan Efrik, Stockholm, SE
2010 Music to shortfilm “Richard Danhill VIT” by Ola Hansson, Stockholm, SE
2008-09 Collaboration with guitarist Pål Nyberg, Amsterdam School of the Arts, Amsterdam, NL
2008- Collaboration with musician /producer Christer Jonsson, Stockholm, SE
2007- Collaboration with musician/poet Per Hellgren, Royal College of Music in Stockholm, SE
2002-04 Member of ”She’s got the beat”, Umeå, SE
2002-03 Composer and musician in Theater Mycel, Sagateatern, Umeå, SE
2002-04 Dj Sisters, Klubb Kamenski, Profilteatern, Umeå, SE
2001- Collaboration with musician/poet Per Hellgren, Stockholm, SE
1999- Collaboration with musician, DJ, Martin Eklund, Borlänge, SE

Discography

2016 Swedish Female Sound Artists, mixtape, released by Gallery Fabriksgatan 48, edition of 20
2013 Go Blanche Go, self published CD, edition of 27
2010 Like A Pill, self published Artistbook/CD, edition of 14
2002 Karin Sandberg (solo) She´s got the beat CD, collection of selected musicians, Umeå, SE

Publications

2020, Book, published by Galleri Svarta Gran, exhibited artists 2019, SE
2016 Essay of  Muna, where are you now by professor Christina Szurlej at the Human Rights Program and Director of the Atlantic Human Rights Centre at St. Thomas University New Brunswick, Canada , published in October at gynocraticartgallery.com, Canada.
2015 Procreate Project, Photozine, Unlimited editions. Editor:Dyana Gravina, The archive is officially part of the Women´s Art Library special collection, London, UK.
2014 Här ute, där inne, 2014. Valand Academy’s2014 publication, edition of 500.
2014 Arton (24), with contributions from graduating MFA students from Valand Acadmey plus Lotta Antonsson, Jason E. Bowmna, Mikael Nanfeldt and Esther Shalev-Gerz. Co-edited by Thom Bridge and Kjell Camhina, published by Valand Academy, designed by Niklas Persson
2014 Arton: Two, published by Valand Academy, Sweden, designed by Thom Bridge and Kjell Caminha
2013 Arton Zine, published by Arton, Sweden
2013 Oskickade Brev, Staying for Dessert and Other Short Stories, Editor: Kjell Camhina,152 x 202mm, 250 pages, digital printing, edition of 200. ISBN: 978-91-981051-2-4
2010 Like A Pill, selfpublished Artist book/ CD, 140x155mm, 10 pages, edition of 14
2009 Memorymap, Artist book, 155x215mm, 76 pages, edition of 1
2004 Känner mig sådär tom igen, Artist book, 220x230mm, 22 pages, edition of 1

Grants & Awards

2021 Göteborgs Stads Kulturstipendium, SE
2020 Konstnärsnämnden, Krisstipendium 2, SE
2020 Göteborgs Stad, Tillfälligt stipendium, SE
2020 Västra Götalands Kulturstipendium, SE
2019 Familjen Wikanders Stiftelse, Göteborg, SE
2019 IASPIS, Travel Grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, SE
2019-2022 Studio Grant, Gothenburg City, SE
2018 One year working grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, SE
2017 Säters kommuns kulturpris 2017, Säter, SE
2017 Otto & Charlotte Mannheimers Stiftelse, Göteborg, SE
2017 Helge Ax :on Johnssons stiftelse, SE
2016-2019 Studio Grant, Gothenburg City, SE
2016 IASPIS, Travel Grant to London, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, SE
2016-2017 The Norden Association, Iceland-Sweden Cooperation travel grant. SE, ISL
2015 Travel Grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, SE
2015 Otto & Charlotte Mannheimers Stiftelse, SE
2013 Wilhelm och Martina Lundgrens fond, Göteborg, SE
2012 Otto & Charlotte Mannheimers Stiftelse, SE
2012 Otto & Charlotte Mannheimers Stiftelse, SE
2012 Helge Ax :on Johnsons stiftelse, SE
2011,Beeldende Kunst-prijs, Best graduating student Award Fine Art, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, NL
2010 Stiftelsen Petersenska hemmet, fond, SE
2010 Molanders Stiftelse, SE
2004 Awarded best final year student at Umeå Art School, SE

Residency

2016-2018 An Artist Residency in Motherhood, Gothenburg, SE
2016 Residency (S)elsewhere, Sel, Norge
2012 Residency Palazzo Rinaldi, Neopoli, IT

Other

2020 Performance Thinking Back Through our Mothers, with KMK, Konstnärernas Mamma Kollektiv, at the opening of Reaching for the Heavens, Loosing the Earth, by Azadeh E Zaghi and Carrie Bobo, Läppstiftet, Gothenburg, SE
2020 Performance festival, 13Festivalen, Konstepedemin, Gothenburg, SE
2019 Founded KMK, Konstnärernas Mamma Kollektiv in Sweden.
A community aiming to invite ourselves and other mother artists to participate in keeping the integrity of work and identity as artists through motherhood.
2017 Performance Children of the Revolution? at Galleri Box with artist Vilda Kvist
2017 Invited jury to Galleri Box, Solo exhibition by Christian Dumpky,Gothenburg, SE
2017 Artist talk with Vanja Sandell Billström&Karin Sandberg at Galleri Box, Gothenburg, SE
2013 Student representative, MA jury, Akademin Valand, Gothenburg University, SE
2010 Lost and Found, performer i Siobhán Tattans installation at Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, NL
2010 Guest teacher, Popkollo, Electronic Music Workshop/Karin Dreijer (The Knife) Hultsfred, SE
2005-06 Apprenticeship at Borlänge Glass studio for Kim Bramley (Scotland) Borlänge, SE

Member of KRO (Konstnärernas Riksorganisation)-The Swedish Artists National Organization
2004- Member and founder of Föreningen Borlänge Glasverkstad, Borlänge, SE
2017- Boardmember Föreningen Viktoriahuset, Gothenburg, SE
2015- Boardmember Konstnärsföreningen Viktoria, Viktoriahuset, Gothenburg, SE

Mentions

https://www.dalademokraten.se/logga-in/lekfullt-nar-karin-sandberg-utforskar-moder-och-konstnarskapet

https://www.dt.se/logga-in/konstnaren-karin-sandberg-fran-gustafs-leker-pa-kyrkogarden-och-bildar-karleksfullt-mc-gang-med-sin-fyraaring

https://gynocraticartgallery.com/october-2016-karin-sandberg/
http://www.kunstkritikk.se/nyheter/ny-generation-i-goteborg/?d=se

http://www.c-print.se/#!archive/c4ba/the-class-of-2014-pt–1

Represented

Women´s Art Library special collection, London, UK
Private collections, Sweden, The Netherlands
Säters Kommun, Sweden