JULIA BONDESSON

BIOGRAPHY - SELECTED WORKS

Born 1983 in Kinnared, Sweden
Lives and works in Killeberg, Sweden

EDUCATION

2013-2014 Master Class in traditional glove puppetry, Hsiao Hsi Yuan Puppet Theater, Taipei, Taiwan
2006-2011 Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
2007 Chiang Mai University Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai, Thailand

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Halmstads Konsthall, Halmstad
2015 Bones and Gravity, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö
2015 Beckers Art Award: Training Camp for the Animal Spirit, Färgfabriken, Stockholm
2010 Acts of Mindless, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Useless Uses, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm
2015 Ytterstad, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö
2015 Gender Heart, Varbergs Konsthall, Varberg
2015 Man måste faktiskt älska, Virserums Konsthall, Virserum
2014 Gender Heart, Havremagasinet, Boden
2013 Parallellogram, Arkivhuset, Smedjebacken
2012 Konstruktion, Qvarnarps Gård, Eksjö
2011 Anna-Lisa Thomson till minne, Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala
2011 Magisterutställning, Konstakademien, Stockholm
2009 City One Minutes, Amsterdam
2009 Kandidatutställning: In and About Altered States, Konstakademien, Stockholm
2008 (Monu)mental Squat, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
2007 Konstforum, Norrköping

PERFORMANCE

2015 Keep You in the Back of My Mind, Färgfabriken, Stockholm
2014 Keep You in the Back of My Mind, Havremagasinet, Boden
2013 Alruna Drunken Master, Festival Display, Stockholm
2011 In the Meadow Stood a Birch Tree, Kulturverket, Halmstad
2011 In the Meadow Stood a Birch Tree, Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki
2010 In the Meadow Stood a Birch Tree, Konstskolan Idun Lovén, Stockholm
2010 In the Meadow Stood a Birch Tree, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm
2010 Alruna Chainsaw, Högkvarteret, Stockholm
2010 Alrunakatan, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
2010 Alrunakatan, Konstfack, Stockholm

GRANTS

2015 Lars Johanssons Minnesfond
2015 Beckers Art Award
2013 Swedish Arts Grants Committe, one-year working grant
2011 Stiftelsen Anna-Lisa Thomson till minne
2011 Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse
2009 Sweden–Japan Foundation
2007 Linneaus–Palme

COLLECTIONS

Region Skåne
Lindéngruppen
Stockholm Konst
Jönköpings läns landsting
Halmstads Energi och Miljö AB

PUBLICATIONS

Subaltern 2015, #2 : Efter dockorna
Catalogue of Beckers Art Award 2015
Program of Festival Display 2013
Catalogue of Magisterutställning Royal Institute of Art 2011
Catalogue of Kandidatutställning: In and About Altered States, Royal Institute of Art 2009

PRESS

Sydsvenskan, 2015-12-05, Ett diskret flörtande med det sakrala, Text: Tor Billgren.
Sydsvenskan, 2015-09-12, Distansen på nära håll, Text: Thomas Millroth.
Cura Magazine, 2015-09-04, Ytterstad, Published on www.curamagazine.com.
Kunstkritikk, 2015-09-01, Utkanten som plats och metafor, Text: Christine Antaya. Published on www.kunstkritikk.se.
Skogen nr. 4, 2015, Magiska träfigurer, Text and photo: Ulla Sundin Beck.
Art Lover Magazine nr. 23, 2015, Andlig konst, Text: Sofia Curman, photo: Klara Källström + Thobias Fäldt.
Svenska Dagbladet, 2015-02-04, Osmyckad form når under ytan, Text: Joanna Persman.
Dagens Nyheter, 2015-02-02, Julia Bondesson på Färgfabriken, Text: Jessica Kempe.
Taiwan Record, 2014, CTI Television.