Currently lives and works somewhere in between Brooklyn, Berlin and Stockholm.

Education

2010-2016 PhD candidate in Choreography, DOCH / Stockholm University of the Arts, Stockholm
fall 2012-spring 2015, visiting scholar at the Department of Performance Studies / Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
2009-2010 Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, ISP, New York.
2001-2003 MFA, Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, the Department of Art, Stockholm.
1998-1999 Gender Studies, University of Stockholm, Center of Gender Studies.
1993-1996 BA, Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, the Department of Art, Stockholm.
1990-1993 BA, Fashion, Beckmans College of Design, Stockholm.

Projects/Collaborations

2012-ongoing The Oncoming Corner, a series of monthly gatherings that will take place in my apartment. It’s a space for sharing our makings, for comunising, for socialising, and for us to think together about what these terms can mean and how we can make use of their potential.

2010-ongoing I want a president... is a collective reading project, initiated in connection with the Swedish election in 2010, by Malin Arnell, Kajsa Dahlberg, Johanna Gustavsson and Fia-Stina Sandlund in collaboration with Zoe Leonard.

2009-2010 Co-founder and organizer of a series of feminist gatherings called Nobody Puts Baby In a Corner, ISP, New York.

2005-ongoing Co-founder of and trustee in YES! Association/Föreningen JA!. YES! Association/Föreningen JA! is a separatist association for artworkers whose practises and activities are informed by feminism with an intersectional perspective.

2008 A Document, On All Fours, Prolonging A Problem, together with Emma Hedditch, IASPIS, Stockholm.

2002-2007 Worked with Line S. Karlström, Karianne Stensland, Anna Linder in the feminist performance and artist group High Heel Sisters.

2004-2005 Solanas’ Sisters, a collaborative project with author Sara Stridsberg that takes as a starting point the life of American feminist Valerie Jean Solanas (1936-1988).

Exhibitions and performance

2015
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, (art)work(sport)work(sex)work, commissioned project for The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada. Curated by Julia Paoli.
Performance/guided tour through LTTR’s archival exhibition Here We LTTR: 2002–2008 at Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm.
Reading within A.K Burns and Katherine Hubbard event POETRY PARADE FOR HORTENSE FIQUET AT THE MET, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.
Performed within Emily Roysdon’s event UNCOUNTED (Performance 4), during If Only a Wave, Participant Inc. NYC.
Beyond this Point, a drive-in action in the framework of FD13 residency for the arts, in St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sporing Lips of Transposed Desire, (2011), video installation, A Sea Change Into Lands Rich and Strange, Abrons Arts Center’s galleries, NYC, Curated by Amanda Parmer.

2014
Setting the Scene, a full-evening piece for the Movement Research Festival, Fall 2014: M A T T E R I N G, Danspace Project | St. Mark’s Church, NYC. Co-curated by Rebecca Brooks and Daria Faïn in conversation with Shelley Senter.
I’m invited here this morning…, performance, Creative Time Summit: Stockholm, Hörsalen, Kulturhuset. Curated by Edi Muka, Public Art Agency Sweden
Kapitel, Kaput, Kapital, Kapitulera, Capitulum: header of a text and a part of the arm, a collaboration among others, exhibition including two densification events, joint project by Malin Arnell, Imri Sandströn and Fia Backström, Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm. Curated by Nathalie Åhbeck.
A Response to the Absence of Pain, action, SUNDAY RUN_UP, Design Hall, Stockholm. Organized by ccap and Cristina Caprioli, Philip Berlin and Ulrika Berg.
In This Almost / Nesse quase, 6 hour action and installation in collaboration with MPA Eat the sun / Como o sol, PerformaPaço / Combinações at Paço das Artes Performance Event, São Paulo. Curated by Paula Garcia and Corrine Fitzpatrick.
Audience or one of the crowd, durational action, FAILING TO LEVITATE, Curated by Kerry Downey and Natasha Marie Llorens, EFA Project Space, NYC
Mo(WE)ments of labor, installation, durational action, workshop, We owe each other everything. Organized by Andrew Kachel within Deviance Credits, CCS Bard / Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.
AFTER, REHEARSAL AFTER, lecture performance for the series Cheat Out Towards the Audience: Risk x Reward at Museum of Arts and Design, NYC.
Performed with Lydia Adler Okrent and Sophia Cleary in Vanessa Anspaugh and Amber Bemak in their collaboration for In Practice: Chance Motives at Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
The Beginning Is Always Today. Feminist Art in Scandinavia 1990s to today #2, Work by High Heel Sisters and YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, Västerås Konstmuseum, Sweden.
Slow dancing with two fans, action, within the group show Looking Back: The Eighth White Columns Annual - Selected by Pati Hertling at White Columns, NYC

2013
I am not quite sure. This is an arduous terrain, Action, Descartes’ Daughter, Group exhibition, Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, NYC.
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, We Will Open a New Front – lecture by Lee H. Jones #3, FORRÅDT/BETRAYED, the day of the Norwegian parliamentary election, BIKS/Fensal, Bergen
The Beginning Is Always Today. Feminist Art in Scandinavia 1990s to today, Work by High Heel Sisters and YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway.
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, Zyklische Gesellschaftsreise, part of NGBK working group WIR SPIELEN (WE PLAY) project with the same name, NGBK, Berlin
Discours mou et mat - REHEARSAL AFTER - Reflect Soft Matte Discourse, a praxis session/performance lecture, Nitery theater, PSi19: Now Then: Performance and Temporality!, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
re.act.feminism #2 - a performing archive, Work by High Heel Sisters and documentation of the actions No Title. Too Many Questions #2 and #3, Akademie der Künste, Berlin.
Sometimes, Sometimes, Sometimes, text/sound installation in collaboration with: Johanna Rosenqvist/KOEFF, festival:display, curated by Koreografiska Konstitutet, Weld, Stockholm.
Walking to the mic, the other falling off her chair, performance with MPA, Dancing with the Art World, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
5 min presentation within the day-long event Show and Tell on the last day of The Artist’s Institute season with Haim Steinbach, The Artist’s Institute, New York.
Reader at The End(s) of the Library continues with p???§§???, a series of inquiries by Julieta Aranda, Fia Backström, and R. Lyon at Goethe-Institut New York Library, New York.

2012
Possession Principle, Flames of Protection, Enduring Sometimes Warring, curated by Ulrika Gomm and Clara López, INCA Institute, Detroit.
Poetry parade for a Permanent Collection by A.K. Burns + Katherine Hubbard for Pop Rally at Museum of Modern Art, New York
GIVE ME A BODY, THEN, installation/text/video, under#3 at Pannrummet/The Boiler Room, Konsthall C, Stockholm
Reflect Soft Matte Discourse (2011), video documentation and texts, Arcane of Patterns. Inceptive of Rythm, and Order and Summon, group exhibition at Mindpirates Projektraum, Berlin
One drawing/collage in Herstory Inventory. 105 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists, by Ulrike Müller in the Raw/Cooked series at Brooklyn Museum, New York.
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, SMOKING AREA, Anti Establishment, curated by Johanna Burton, CCS Bard Galleries, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Something is Missing, performance, The Famous Fem(inists), Renseriet, Stockholm.
Documentation from the performances No Title. Too Many Questions #2 & #3 and High Heel Sisters performance Screaming Mountain and the video Scream , Re.Act. FEMINISM - A performance Archive, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, Talk: I am talking about something happening right here, right now, Body of Work, a project developed by Lucie Fontaine in collaboration with Iaspis, IASPIS, Stockholm
Falling off, action, Unconstituted Praxis book launch by Mattin at Pannrummet/The Boiler Room, Konsthall C, Stockholm
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, Panel discussion BREAKING WITH HOMOGENEITY, at OPEN FORUM – Curated by Amanda Parmer, THE ARMORY SHOW, New York
Action/Collective reading: I want a president..., Fontaine des Innocents, Paris, France.
Rehearsal after Reflect Soft Matte Discourse, action (together with Clara López and Imri Sandström), EPISODE 2: A Special Form of Darkness, Tramway, Glasgow, G.B.
Action/Collective reading: I want a president..., Kolmen sepän aukio, Mannerheimintie 14, Helsinki, Finland

2011
Action/Collective reading: I want a president..., Plaza de Chueca, Madrid, Spain.
Rehearsal after Reflect Soft Matte Discourse, action (together with Clara López and Imri Sandström), FEMINISTS IN SPACE - International Feminist Performance Art Festival, November 9 - 13, Warehouse9, København, Danmark.
Walking to the mic, the other falling off her seat, performance together with MPA, IN THE ACT, Silvershed, New York
I find myself at the moment in a white void, waiting for the next moment, performance, FUNERAL CHARADE OF POSES: EIN ABEND MIT FREUNDINNEN UND BASSO, HAU1, Berlin
Untitled (Just Because Everything Is Different Does Not Mean Anything Has Changed) , performance, Disclosure – exhibition as discourse as disco, Dogz Star, Istanbul, Turkey.
Essaying Performative Constructions, exhibition and performance, September Gallery, Berlin
I want a president..., wall text and a collective reading at the Freedom square in Tallinn, Untold Stories, at Kunstihoone – Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia (curators Anders Härm, Airi Triisberg, Rebeka Põldsam).
Reflect Soft Matte Discourse, LIKA - a performance evening at KAMARADE, Stockholm
Coming to an end / Opening up for a new circle, choreographs a collective transformation of the MFK, Insisting to be part of this moment/movement (convinced of our greatness), Konsthall C, Stockholm
Jag befinner mig för ögonblicket i ett vitt tomrum och väntar på nästa ögonblick (I find myself at the moment in a white void, waiting for the next moment), IN THE ACT gives: LIKE YOU SAID - Borrowed words and stolen scenes, Högkvarteret, Stockholm.

2010
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, We Will Open a New Front – lecture by Lee H. Jones, SECOND WORLD CONGRESS OF FREE ARTISTS, Aarhus Kunstbygning, Aarhus, Denmark.
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, – Sublime, said the association, The Moderna Exhibition, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, We Will Open a New Front – lecture by Lee H. Jones, intervention, One-day seminar on feminist strategies and methods, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Noise & Capitalism - Bruit et capitalisme /L’exposition comme concert - Exhibition as Concert, Centre d’art contemporain de Brétigny, Brétigny s/Orge, France, Septembre 1 - October 30, 2010.
Lie and Die, Group Show: THEMA FRAU, September, Berlin.
TO THIS END, IT IS NOT ENOUGH/, Part 2, video and installation, ISP Exhibition, Art in General, New York
NPBIAC Publication, ISP Exhibition, Art in General, New York
It Can Never Be Too Late, performance, Riptide - ISP Event, The Kitchen, New York
YES! Association/Föreningen JA! lead a teach-in at the symposium making ourselves visible:a day-long project in feminist spacemaking, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York.
What Makes The Engine Go? Desire, Desire Desire, NPBIAC, Holistic Healing Center, Scaramouche Gallery, Volta Art Fair, New York

2009
TO THIS END, IT IS NOT ENOUGH/,video and installation, SEPTEMBER, Berlin
The Voice of Your Hands, video and book, The New Omega Workshops, SEPTEMBER, Berlin
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, När helvetet frös över (When Hell Froze Over) – A Performance In 4 Parts, A Space on the Side of the Road, Röda Sten, Gothenburg, Sweden.

2008
I Didn’t Do It For Nothing, performance, Act Out, Èvora, Portugal
No Title. Too Many Questions #4, performance, 6808, Färgfabriken, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Stand Piece #11-#13, video, 6808, Färgfabriken, Stockholm.
No Title. Too Many Questions #3, performance, Frictions, Uppsala, Sweden.
Folkrörelsen genomför Folkrörelsen (People's Movement Perform People's Movement), performance in two parts together with nine former students at Wiks folk high school, Uppsala Stadsteater, Uppsala, Sweden.
I Didn’t Do It For Nothing, performance, Arte E Crime: Insubordinações, Recife, Brazil.
I’m Not There Yet - A Travel Journal, performance, Union Doc, New York.

2007
The Table, video screening, Kalendern, Gothenburg, Sweden.
A Better View, performance, Put the light out, erase the light, Studio44, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Stand Piece #11-#13, video, Put the light out, erase the light, Studio44, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, video screening, Arka Video festival, Sardinia, Italy.
High Heel Sisters, Screaming Mountain, installation/performance, Scream, video, gaze.space.desire, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark. Curaterad by Sanne Kofod Olsen.
In search of lost art; Action, picnic and pirate screening of the video piece Between communication and Reality – Some Aspects of Equality, the YES! Association, in connection to Bra konst (Good Art), Vikingsbergs Konsthall, Helsingborg, Sweden.
YES! Association/Föreningen JA! participates in Art Feminism, Gothenburg’s konstmuseum, Gothenburg, Sweden.
High Heel Sisters, Stand Piece #11-#13, performance, Berlin, Germany.

2006
No title. Too Many Questions #2, performance, Lilith by Night, StockholmsTerrassen, Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
YES! Association/Föreningen JA! participates in the Art Feminism exhibition, Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm.
They call us Art Feminists, Panel debate/Performance, The YES! Association, StockholmsTerrassen, Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
Outdoors Or Inside Or Maybe You Can Do Both At the Same Time, performance with Line S. Karlström, Norrtälje konsthall, in conjunction with the exhibition Sweden16.
Fight, performance with artist Klara Liden, journal Bangs 8th of March event, Street, Stockholm.
Valerie Solanas Birthday, performance, Feminism 2006, Malmö, Sweden.
High Heel Sisters, The Last Straw, performance, The Human Factor, ARS06, Kiasma, Helsingfors, Finland. Curaterad by Roi Vaara.
High Heel Sisters, It Comes As No Surprise, Bastard Theatre Festival, Trondheim, Norge.
Fire (Flower, Kiss) Walk With Me, performance, with artist Line S. Karlström, Art Parade, Köpenhamn, Danmark.

2005
High Heel Sisters, Art Holes. High Heel Sisters, installation/video/performance. Trace; Installaction Artspace, Cardiff, UK.
High Heel Sisters, Stand Piece #10, performance, Cardiff, Wales.
Welcome to South State Florida Hospital, installation/performance, with writer Sara Stridsberg, KU-week, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm.
Press Conference/Performance – The Yes! Association, Art Feminism, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg.
YES! Association/Föreningen JA! participates in the Art Feminism exhibition, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden.
Roll Over All Over (Here you go wankers; a free feminist opening performance!), performance with artist Line S. Karlström, Art Feminism, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden.
Welcome to South State Florida Hospital, installation, with writer Sara Stridsberg, monster, Konstmuseet/Länsmuseet i Gotland, Visby, Sweden.
No title. Too Many Questions #1, performance, Re-activate, StockholmsTerrassen, Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
We Suck You In and Out, performance, with artist Line S. Karlström, Nu & Då, seminar arranged by Sveriges Konstföreningar (The Federation of Swedish Art Clubs), Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden.
The K-Junta visits Culture, the King and the Art, during Tour Grandia, performance with artist Victoria Brännström, Stockholm.

2004
High Heel Sisters, High Art Franktione, installation/performance. Scandinavian Performance Event, Performance Art in NRW – 2004, Machinenhaus Essen – Produktionsort der Künste, Germany.
High Heel Sisters, Stand Piece #9, performance, Essen, Germany.
High Heel Sisters, Never too Much, performance (3 shows), Black Box - Kilen, Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Stand Piece #8, performance, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Down Up and 400 meters Midnight Run in High Heeled, performance, La-Bàs_Space Contention Performance Symposium, Gallery August/Nifca, Helsingfors, Finland.
What can we do to contribute? An exhibition about the impossibility of not influencing (cancelled due to powerlessness), with artist Niklas Hansson, Gallery ETC, Stockholm.
Three performances with artist Line S. Karlström. ArtFOG, (Art Focused on Gender), Museum Anna Nordlander, Skellefteå, Sweden (catalogue).
All Dressed Up And Nowhere To Go, performance and a slide show, Victoria’s Secreet – postqueer/feminism, StockholmsTerrassen, Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
The founding of the K-Junta, performance with artist Victoria Brännström, Los Grandias Happening, Soc.Stockholm, Stockholm.
Part 2: Trying To Remember The Feeling... Playing (Balls) With My Self, a week’s around-the-clock performance for splintermind/nontvtvstation, Stockholm.
Part 1: Trying To Remember The Feeling... Playing (Balls) With My Self, performance, Art Fair, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Tree Piece, video, We Love YOUko – Hommageparty for Yoko Ono, StockholmsTerrassen, Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Down Up and Mental Dry Cleaner, by Koeff (Johanna Rosenqvist), performance, SEKT, Stockholm.

2003
High Heel Sisters, High Heel Sisters Wank Off And Make Power, performance, Fylkingen 70 Years Anniversary Festival, Fylkingen New Music and Intermedia Art, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, A United Walk Across A Square and Peace Piece, performance, Sergel’s Square, in connection with the seminar The Artist As An Activist, Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Never too Much, performance, Black Box, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London, UK.
High Heel Sisters, Never too Much, performance, Live Arts Festival, Hull, UK.
High Heel Sisters, Stand Piece #7, performance, London, UK.
Directions In White, text piece, invited by love&devotion to the White Cube, Opera house, Umeå, Sweden.
If You Have The Answer You Can Always Follow Me…, installation/performance, Vårutställningen (Spring Exhibition) Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm.
Do You See What I Mean Or Can This Be Enough To Change The World – A Retrospective Through Actions (1993-2003), performance/video/text/installation, Konstfack Gallery, Stockholm.

2002
High Heel Sisters, Art Holes. High Heel Sisters, installation/video/performance. Gallery Lars Bohman Projectroom, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Mix Master Piece, Peace Piece and Climbing Up Ladders Falling Down, performance, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Stand Piece #2-#6, performed at five different sites along the red tube line, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Three Pieces By High Heel Sisters At Blunk, installation/video, Gallery Blunk, Trondheim, Norway.
High Heel Sisters, Swim Piece, Shoe Piece, Tree Piece, Piece Piece, Cut Piece and Walk Piece, performance, Trondheim, Norway.
High Heel Sisters, Stand Piece #1, Trondheim, Norway.
Not Yet – Soon, performance with Tristram Booth (U.K.), Fylkingen New Music and Intermedia Art, Stockholm.
The Voice of Your Hands,a project in Ronneby council which finishes with a video installation in Massmanska kvarnen, Ronneby, Sweden.

2001
Community Spirit In A Large Forest Or Why Can I Never Stop Crying – A Sewing Circle In Progress, one of thirteen participants in the project To me you are beautiful at Trehörnahults gård, Småland, Sweden.
Alchemic Moments Or I Am Imagining A New Beginning, a video installation in three parts, VIDEOBAR, Salong Fylkingen, Fylkingen New Music and Intermedia Art, Stockholm.

1999
(A Warrior.) S h e Deamed To Be A Heroe, installation, Dykeye99 - queer & feminist video festival, Kägelbanan/Södra Teatern (Theatre South), Stockholm.

1998
(S)könhet broderi (Beauty Embroidery), an embroidery-kit, with artist Åsa Hylén, KONSTAUTOMATEN (the Art Automat), a project within K98, Stockholm.

1994
She Wanted Nothing More, installation, Gallery 3, Stockholm.

Screenings

2014
Sporing Lips of Transposed Desire and Possession Principle, Flames of Protection, Screening, A Space of Action, Valand Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden

2011
Sporing Lips of Transposed Desire, Community Action Center and Beyond - Two days of sociosexual affinity, Pannrummet [The Boiler Room), Konsthall C, Stockholm
High Heel Sisters Screaming Mountain, video documentation, Högkvarteret, Stockholm.

2010
High Heel Sisters, Scream, video, Queer Again? Power, Politics and Ethics, film program, curated by Karin Michalski, Berlin, Germany.
High Heel Sisters, Screaming Mountain, video documentation, Gestures - Performance and Sound Art at Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark.

2009
High Heel Sisters, video screening, 13 Lessons in Performance Art, Top Kino, Vienna, Austria.

2007
High Heel Sisters, Scream, video screening, Nature Films, curated by Filmform, Cinemateket, Stockholm.
High Heel Sisters, Scream, video screening, Taking over, Museum Anna Nordlander, Skellefteå, Sweden.

2006
High Heel Sisters, Shoe Piece, Tree Piece, Swim Piece, Hit The North, video archive and tour, curated by Filmform, Stockholm.

2004
High Heel Sisters, Swim Piece, BLICK 2004, film program, Moderna Museet, Stockholm.

Commissions

2003-2006
Qub, art development project within BUP, the child and youth psychiatry in Stockholm County Council (catalogue).

Selected texts, reviews and exhibition catalogues

2015
11 december – Frida Sandström, Kunstkritikks julkalender 2015
The rapprochement, Irony and Method, Lisa Torell, Paletten Art Journal Nr 3:2015
BLACK BOX: WHITE CUBE Katherine Hubbard and Malin Arnell, dialogue, (ed. Matthew Lyons), Movement Research Magazine #46, 2015

2014
Pati Hertling's Spectacular Year In Art, By Lissy Trullie, www.openingceremony.us, January 17, 2014
I am not quite sure. This is an arduous terrain, Paletten Nr 1:2014 #295, pp. 6-17
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, Equality Agreement #1 in “Feminist Art Manifestos: An Anthology”, ed. Katy Deepwell, KT press, 2014

2013
The Beginning Is Always Today - Contemporary Feminist Art in Scandinavia, exhibition catalogue, (YES! Association/Föreningen JA! and High Heel Sisters), SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, 2013
25 Artist to watch, Modern Painters, December 2013
Inside the Body Politic: 1980-present by Catherine Lord, Art and Queer Culture, ed. Catherine Lord and Richard Meyer, Phaidon Press, 2013
Zyklische Gesellschaftsreise by YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, RANDY #4, 2013

A Serious Suggestion: Give up the Goat - Art Collection and Feminist Critique in Sweden by Jessica Sjöholm Skrubbe and Malin Hedlin Hayden in “Politics in a Glass Case – Feminism, exhibition and curatorial transgressions”, ed. Angela Dimitrakaki and Lara Perry, Liverpool University Press, 2013, pp. 66-83

2012
A Public Platform, article John Besson, Spike #32, 2012 pp. 80-91

500 words — As told to Corrine Fitzpatrick, (YES! Association/Föreningen JA!), http://www.artforum.com, November 5 2012

Interview, Culture News, SVT1 (Swedish Television), May 2012

Community Action Center, Before and Beyond, publication, ed. Malin Arnell, Clark Solack and Hanna Wilde, Högkvarteret, 2012

Rehearsal after Reflect Soft Matte Discourse: Malin Arnell, Clara López & Imri Sandström, Episode 2: A Special Form of Darkness, Tramway, Glasgow, text by Bethany Rex, http://www.aestheticamagazine.com, February 23 2012

Writing Exercise No. 2 Topic: Intention Date: 25th August 2011 Place: Malmö, text piece by Lee. H. Jones, SHIFTER #18, 2012

20011
TRANSITIVE PROPERTY, John Beeson on Pablo Zuleta Zahr and Malin Arnell at SEPTEMBER, Berlin, review by John Besson, http://www.textezurkunst.de August 25 2011
Nobody puts baby in a corner, article by Isabell Dahlberg, Make/Shift – feminism in motion, issue #8 2010/2011

2010
Kropp och identitet påverkar textens budskap (Body and identity affects the message in the text), chronicle, Genus #3/2010
Interview: Malin Arnell and Johanna Gustavsson, by Dara Greenwald, PROXIMITY #8, Education as Art, 2010 pp. 203-207
Nobody Puts Baby In a Corner (NPBIAC) 2009-2010, publication, ed. Malin Arnell and Johanna Gustavsson, Self-published, 2010.
Place, poetics and politics in public space, ed. Linda Fagerström and Elisabet Haglund, Malmö: Arena, 2010

2009
TO THIS END, IT IS NOT ENOUGH/, fanzine, self-published (September Gallery) 2009
När Helvetet Frös Över – En iscensättning i 4 delar (When Hell Froze Over – an enactment in 4 parts), YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, ed. Nadia Mazzoni and Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen, Mana #4, 2009
The Voice of Your Hands, book with DVD, self-published (September Gallery), 2009
High Heel Sisters. 2002-2007, publication with texts by Sanne Kofod Olsen and Johanna Rosenqvist etcetera, Big Human Productions & High Heel Sisters, 2009
The Last Temptations of Socio-Romanticism, (YES! Association/Föreningen JA!), Sinziana Ravini, SITE, issue 28 2009
Temporary art leaves traces, Sofia Curman, Dagens Nyheter, March 19 2009

2008
Jag vill komma närmare er (I Want to Get Closer to You), text piece, Ful Magazine 4/2008, pp. 21-24
Manliga måttstockar (Male systems of reference), (YES! Association/Föreningen JA!), Amanda Svensson, Sydsvenska Dagbladet, September 9 2008
Att göra skillnad (To make difference), (YES! Association/Föreningen JA!), Carolina Söderholm, Sydsvenska Dagbladet, September 18 2008

2007
Freedom and Self-Instrumentalization, (YES! Association/Föreningen JA!), Frans Josef Petterson, FRAMEWORK, 7/June 2007
High Heel Sisters, Guest artists, Kom Ut magazine #1/2007
Ja till jämlik kultur – nej till partiarkatets konstsyn, debate article, YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, Göteborgsposten, 03-02-07
Gaze.Space.Desire, catalogue, (High Heel Sisters), Den Frie/Sanne Kofoed Olsen/LEAP, 2007

2006
Kritik och konservatism - Samtidskonstens alternativa teater, (YES! Association/Föreningen JA!), article by Dan Jönsson, Hjärnstorm, # 88-89, 2006
Konstakuten 10 years, publication, 2006
Hej, Vad gör du? Kram, as part of "QUB – artistic development strategies BUP, the child and youth psychiatry in Stockholm County Council" (catalogue).

2005
50% Is All We Want and Some More, article by YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, Arena 6/2005
A few days earlier. Before. December 1995, text in the journal Fabrik, #2-3/2005
Questionnaire response, text in SHAME v. Art, Lyrikvännen 5/2005, pp. 59-60
Guest curator in feminist culture journal bang 2/2005, pp. 52-55
Crafts as feminist strategy, Johanna Rosenqvist i "Den feminina textilen - Makt och mönster", Red. Birgitta Svensson och Louise Waldén, Nordiska museets förlag, 2005
Strong women’s rebellion does not succeed in provoking, Therese Marklund, Svenska Dagbladet, October 22 2005
Art: Lede fi, (YES! Association/Föreningen JA!), Boel Gerell, Expressen, October 21 2005
Titta här feminister, mycket kan hända, (Feminists watch this - lot can happen), (YES! Association/Föreningen JA!), Ulrika Stahre, Aftonbladet October 16 2005
Sisterhood, Nina Lekander, Expressen, October 5 2005
High Heel Sister in Format, SVT2 (Swedish Television), September 20 2005
Uphill for committed, Lina Kalmteg, Dagens Nyheter, June 19 2006
Artist struggle in high heels, (High Heel Sisters), Sanna Björling, Dagens Nyheter, June 15 2006
Med motstånd mot förändring, Eva Hallin, “Art Feminism – Strategies and consequenses in Sweden from the 1970s to the present”, Atlas förlag, 2005, p. 156-165.
High Heel Sisters in “Trace Installacation Artspace Cardiff 00-05”, ed. André Stitt, SEREN books, 2005
Trace: Installaction Artspace, (HHS) article by Debra Savage, New Welsch Review, Theatre Section, March 2005, p. 2-4
To me she is beautiful, Sara Stridsberg, Bang #1/2005, p. 29

2004
Knitting group calls for struggle, Bo Madestrand, Dagens Nyheter, December 6 2004
Text in the journal Geist nr 6 2004
High Heel Sister in VIDEO ZONE, The 2st International Video-Art Biennal in Israel, Catalogue, Israel 2004
High Heel Sisters in VIEW – Feminist Strategies in Danish Visual Art, ed. Women Down the Pub, Informations forlag, Denmark 2004
Varför står ni där? Flytta på er! (Why are you standing there? Move!), article by Bo Borg, Konstperspektiv, 4/04, p. 32-37
Die Skaninavische Kunst der Handlung, NRZ, Essen, July 15 2004
Kvinnokamp med humor som vapen, Malena Rydell, Dagens Nyheter, June 14 2004
Artists in the service of society, Sonia Hedstrand, Dagens Nyheter, May 27 2004
Bilden av feminister är nedvärderande, Erika Strand Berglund, Stockholms Fria Tidning, April 4 2004
Kulturhuset bjuder på det oväntade i vår, Henric Tiselius, Metro, March 15 2004
Inga nya grepp om elvispen, review by Maria Lind-Garreu, Dagens Nyheter, March 7 2004
This is Art, review by Natalia Kazmierska, Expressen, March 6 2004
Långa donnor på höga dojor, Johanna Paulsson, Dagens Nyheter, March 3 2004
Långbenta systrar går till attack, review by Anna Ångström, Svenska Dagbladet, March 3 2004
This Is Power, documentary film on High Heel Sisters, by Linda Hagberg and Liza Carlefred, 20 min, 2004

2003
Aktionskonst som provocerar, Kommunalarbetaren #17, 2003
Ju högre klackar desto mer politiskt, Johan Lundh, www.omkonst.com, September 9 2003
Kuddkrig på plattan med konstens aktivister, Mårten Arndtzén, Sveriges Radio, August 28 2003
Dagens aktivister tror inte på utopin, Ingela Lind, Dagens Nyheter, August 30 2003
Fem Frågor, Annika Nilsson, Dagens Nyheter, August 27 2003
Staden tillbaka - utan våld, Lena Sohl, Aftonbladet, May 14 2003
Summering, Viggo Cavling, På stan, Dagens Nyheter, March 2003
Laglös konstvärld, Sonia Hedstrand, Dagens Nyheter, February 15 2003

2002
Störande systrar, review by Lena Sohl, Aftonbladet, November 9 2002
Långa konstnärer ställer ut på Galleri Lars Bohman, Henric Tiselius, Metro, November 7 2002
The invisible will be turned visible, Lina Söderström, Blekinge läns Tidning, September 21 2002
What does sewing mean for women’s identity?, Sofia Bergström, Sydöstran, April 2002
Ett fall av gränser (A Case of Limits), publication/artist book, self-published, 2002
Jag ser vad du säger (I See What You Are Saying) an ongoing work published in Lyrikvännen 1/2002, p 34-41.
em>Disturbing Sisters, Lena Sohl, Bang #4/2002

Curatorial practice

2011
Community Action Center and Beyond - Two days of sociosexual affinity, Pannrummet [The Boiler Room) at Konsthall C, Hökarängen, Stockholm

2008
The YES! Association organize the 2-day symposium Privilege Walk/Symposium – Feminist and intersectional aspects of contemporary art, at Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö, Sweden
Curator MAKE OUT! at Studio44, Stockholm.

2007
Curator Put the light out, erase a line, at Studio44, Stockholm.

2005
Guest curator in feminist culture journal bang 2/2005, p. 52-55

2001–2006
Ran, together with seven other artists, KONSTAKUTEN (The Art Emergency Room), an artist run gallery and forum for contemporary art in Stockholm.

1999-2000
Picture editor for the feminist culture journal Bang, nr. 1:2000 theme the Women’s Struggle and curator (with Josefin Herolf) to an exhibition with 17 artists on Kägelbanan/Södra Teatern (Theatre South), during the journal Bangs 8th of March event.

Research/Teaching/Lectures/Presentations

2015
Final seminar Malin Arnell, invited participants where: Vanessa Anspaugh, Magdalena Górska, and Sooz Romero. Opponent/Dialogue partner: Annette Arlander, at DOCH/Stockholm University of the Arts, Stockholm.
Artist presentation/performance, Queer Feminist Ecology Network week at Røst Air Recidency, Skomvær, Norway
Guest Respondent, Valand MFA: Fine Art programme, Gothenburg
Artist presentation/performance, within Can you dig it? Exhibition as Laboratory, Valand MFA: Fine Art programme, Gothenburg
Guest Lecturer in Fia Backströms MFA class in The Visual Art Program at Columbia University, NYC
“My Practice and My Self“ or “Who the Fuck is Pecha Kucha”, workshop/presentation, PRAXIS INC 2015, Department of Performance Studies/ Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, New York.

2014
Three presentations of the exhibition Kapitel, Kaput, Kapital, Kapitulera, Capitulum: header of a text and a part of the arm, a collaboration among others, Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm. Curated by Nathalie Åhbeck. (Master students in Visual Art at Valand, Master students in Textile at Konstfack and PhD candidate from Stockholm University of the Arts)
Two workshops within the exhibition Kapitel, Kaput, Kapital, Kapitulera, Capitulum: header of a text and a part of the arm, a collaboration among others, Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm. Curated by Nathalie Åhbeck.
Artist talk with Malin Arnell, MPA, Lynsey Peisinger, Maurício Ianês, Luisa Nobrega at Paço das Artes, São Paulo
Pecha Kucha presentation during PhD seminar week at Stockholm University of the Arts, Stockholm.
67,3% performative research seminar at Weld in Stockholm. External opponent and dialogue partner: Katherine Brewer Ball, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Humanities, Wesleyan University

2013
Presentation of the project Zyklische Gesellschaftsreise with YES! Association/Föreningen at DOCH, University of Dance and Circus, Stockholm.
Jour Fix - joint viewing of videos and films, chosen and presented by Malin Arnell, re.act.feminism #2 - a performing archive, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany.
Conversation with Katherine Brewer Ball, Litia Perta and Vanessa Anspaugh on Precarious Homes: A Conversation on Precarity and Performance, Movement Research Festival Spring 2013, Alternate / Shelter, Brooklyn, New York.
Panel Discussion, What is Choreography? Moderator: Johanna Burton, Panelists: Malin Arnell, Kelly Nipper, Tere O’Connor, Emily Roysdon, Dancing with the Art World, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
Presentation within the Higher Seminar at DOCH, University of Dance and Circus, Stockholm.
Presentation within The Ground Floor, in connection to the exhibition Parallel Practices: Joan Jonas & Gina Pane, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
Paper presentation and panel discussion, Day 2: Art & Politics, The International Gender Design Network: Gender Design and Art Conference, Parsons The New School for Design, New York.

2012
Presentation Discours Mou et Mat 1975//Reflect Soft Matte Discourse 2011, PS: PRAXIS!, NYU's Department of Performance Studies/ Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, New York.
30% research seminar, Dialogue partner: Wencke Fugelli Mühleisen, Professor, Department of Media, Culture and Social Sciences Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stavanger, Weld, Stockholm
Improvisation – a 3 day workshop, DOCH, University of Dance and Circus, Stockholm
Performance Art/Body Art/Live Art/Action Art – a 8 week course, Circus department, DOCH, University of Dance and Circus, Stockholm.

2011
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, roundtable discussion, Institutions and their Feminist Discontents, at the The Feminist Art Project Special Sessions, College Art Association,Museum of Arts and Design, New York, organized by Johanna Burton and Julia Bryan-Wilson.

2010
YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, presentation/lecture, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Let's talk about it once more - Art + Political activism, presentation/lecture, Tema Genus Higher Seminar Series, Tema Genus, Linköping University.
My Body Remains the Enduring Reality - Participation Out of Bounds, presentation/lecture, November 24, DOCH, University of Dance and Circus, Stockholm, Sweden.

2008
Not Cancelled Due to Rain. Interactions And Re-valuation Exercises In The Context Of Möllevångstorget, workshop, at Privilege Walk/Symposium – Feminist and intersectional aspects of contemporary art, at Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö, Sweden
Sticky Fingers- workshop (together with Pontus Lindvall) at the Department of Textile University, College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm.
Visiting lecturer, the Acting program, Wiks folk high school, Uppsala, Sweden.

2006
Supervisor at the postgraduate course in Applied Art, University College of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg, Sweden.

2004
Visiting lecturer, Gotland’s School of Fine Art, Visby, Sweden.

2004-
Presentations at, among others: the Department of Applied Art, University College of Crafts and Design, Gothenburg, Gotland’s School of Fine Art, Visby, Norrköping Art School, Norrköping, Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm.

Other

2012
Reviewer/Evaluator of research proposals (Programme for Art Research) of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) in Austria.

Costume/Set design

2003
Costume designer, the dance performance ”Eldstad”, choreography by Efva Lilja, E.L.D., c/o Moderna Museet, Sturegallerian, Stockholm.
Costume designer, the dance performance ”The outmost white”, by Efva Lilja for Dansens Hus, Stockholm.

2002
Costume designer/make up artist, the short film ”cum pane” by Anna Linder.

2001
Costume designer, the dance performance ”The Incredible You”, choreography by Efva Lilja, Dansens Hus, Stockholm.

2000
Costume designer, the dance performance ”In Trust”, choreography by Efva Lilja, Millesgården, Stockholm.

1999
Costume designer, the dance performance ”BYEN VISO”, a full evening by Efva Lilja for Dansens Hus, Stockholm.
Costume designer/set designer (with Anna Linder), ”LADY - My Doll”, by Dorte Olesen, for Art Movement – The Baltic Sea Contemporary Dance Festival 1999, Visby, Sweden.

1997
Costume designer, ”The Transparent”, choreography by Efva Lilja, E.L.D., Stockholm.

Stipends
2015
IASPIS (International Studio Program in Sweden), Support for exhibition abroad (YES! Association/Föreningen JA!)
IASPIS (International Studio Program in Sweden), Support for exhibition abroad
Nordic Culture Point, Mobility support

2013
IASPIS (International Studio Program in Sweden), Support for exhibition abroad

2012
The Sweden-America Foundation, The Fellowship Program

2011
Nordic Culture Point, Mobility support
IASPIS (International Studio Program in Sweden), Support for exhibition abroad

2010
IASPIS (International Studio Program in Sweden), Support for work or study residence

2008
Konstnärsnämnden (The Swedish Arts Grants Committee). Two years working grant
IASPIS (International Studio Program in Sweden), Support for exhibition abroad
IASPIS (International Studio Program in Sweden), Support for collaborative works (YES! Association/Föreningen JA!)

2007
IASPIS (International Studio Program in Sweden), Support for exhibition abroad

2006
Sleipnir, Travel Grant Programme for Young Professional Artists in the Nordic Countries (HHS)
Danish Art Council, Production Support (HHS)
OCA (Office for Contemporary Arts in Norway), International Support (HHS)

2005
IASPIS (International Studio Program in Sweden), Support for exhibition Abroad (HHS)
OCA (Office for Contemporary Arts in Norway), International Support (HHS)
Längmannska Kulturfonden (HHS)

2004
KU-means, Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design (Solanas’ Sisters)
Konstnärsnämnden (The Swedish Arts Grants Committee), Costly work/projects

2003
Sleipnir, Travel Grant Programme for Young Professional Artists in the Nordic Countries (HHS)
IASPIS (International Studio Program in Sweden) Support for Exhibition Abroad (HHS)
The Norden Association; Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre, residency, Hanaholmen, Finland (HHS)
Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse (The Helge Ax:son Johnson Trust) – Study trip to Japan.
Academy for the Free Arts stipend, Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design
Rektorsstipendiet, Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design

2002
BUS (Association of Visual Artists Copyright) (HHS)
Iris Stipend, Women Can.
Längmanska Kulturfonden
Rektorsstipendiet, Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design.

1993
Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse