Astrid Svangren

Images

Installation view. From Searching: Mirroring/ Metamorphosis/ The Last Rinsing Water/ A Yellow Room/ Perpetual Movement/ A Kind of Thorough Rinse/ Artificial Colour, 2018. Kohta, Helsinki
Installation view. From Searching: Mirroring/ Metamorphosis/ The Last Rinsing Water/ A Yellow Room/ Perpetual Movement/ A Kind of Thorough Rinse/ Artificial Colour, 2018. Kohta, Helsinki
From Searching: Mirroring/ Metamorphosis/ The Last Rinsing Water/ A Yellow Room/ Perpetual Movement/ A Kind of Thorough Rinse/ Artificial Colour, 2018. Japanese paper, acrylic colour, thread, silk fabric, spray paint. Variable dimensions
From Searching: Mirroring/ Metamorphosis/ The Last Rinsing Water/ A Yellow Room/ Perpetual Movement/ A Kind of Thorough Rinse/ Artificial Colour, 2018. Japanese paper, acrylic colour, thread, silk fabric, spray paint. Variable dimensions
From Searching: Mirroring/ Metamorphosis/ The Last Rinsing Water/ A Yellow Room/ Perpetual Movement/ A Kind of Thorough Rinse/ Artificial Colour, 2018. Fluorescent acrylic board, wax, plastic tubes. 100 x 75 cm
From Searching: Mirroring/ Metamorphosis/ The Last Rinsing Water/ A Yellow Room/ Perpetual Movement/ A Kind of Thorough Rinse/ Artificial Colour, 2018. Fluorescent acrylic board, wax, plastic tubes. 100 x 75 cm
From Searching: Mirroring/ Metamorphosis/ The Last Rinsing Water/ A Yellow Room/ Perpetual Movement/ A Kind of Thorough Rinse/ Artificial Colour, 2018. Ash tree, cotton, silk tulle, colour, plastic net, thread. 130 x 40 cm
From Searching: Mirroring/ Metamorphosis/ The Last Rinsing Water/ A Yellow Room/ Perpetual Movement/ A Kind of Thorough Rinse/ Artificial Colour, 2018. Ash tree, cotton, silk tulle, colour, plastic net, thread. 130 x 40 cm
Installation view. In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Installation view. In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Installation view. In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Installation view. In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Oil, pastels, wax, spray paint, japanese silk paper and thread on MDF. 150 x 122 cm
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Oil, pastels, wax, spray paint, japanese silk paper and thread on MDF. 150 x 122 cm
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Oil, pastels, blackboard chalk and coloured pencil on MDF. 150 x 122 cm
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Oil, pastels, blackboard chalk and coloured pencil on MDF. 150 x 122 cm
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017 Plastics, glass fiber, wood, acrylic. Variable dimensions
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017 Plastics, glass fiber, wood, acrylic. Variable dimensions
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Beeswax. Variable dimensions
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Beeswax. Variable dimensions
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Blackboard chalk and acrylic on MDF. 122 x 94 cm
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Blackboard chalk and acrylic on MDF. 122 x 94 cm
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Blackboard chalk and acrylic on MDF. 122 x 94 cm
In original violet/ influenced transparent/ feeling emerald/ affected by honey yellow/ worker bee/ under influence of chestnut red/ singing pastel dust, 2017. Blackboard chalk and acrylic on MDF. 122 x 94 cm
Installation view. amongst all sorts of colours, venus hair and a day of thirst, a sleeping jellyfish, it is the memory place, 2016. Tranen, Copenhagen
Installation view. amongst all sorts of colours, venus hair and a day of thirst, a sleeping jellyfish, it is the memory place, 2016. Tranen, Copenhagen
amongst all sorts of colours, venus hair and a day of thirst, a sleeping jellyfish, it is the memory place, 2015-2016. Linseed, shells and corals, acrylic, acrylic paste, oak, cellophane, colored plexiglass. 180 x 176 cm
amongst all sorts of colours, venus hair and a day of thirst, a sleeping jellyfish, it is the memory place, 2015-2016. Linseed, shells and corals, acrylic, acrylic paste, oak, cellophane, colored plexiglass. 180 x 176 cm
amongst all sorts of colours, venus hair and a day of thirst, a sleeping jellyfish, it is the memory place, 2015-2016. Plexiglass, acrylic, acrylic paste, tape, dried flowers. 188 x 141 cm
amongst all sorts of colours, venus hair and a day of thirst, a sleeping jellyfish, it is the memory place, 2015-2016. Plexiglass, acrylic, acrylic paste, tape, dried flowers. 188 x 141 cm
amongst all sorts of colours, venus hair and a day of thirst, a sleeping jellyfish, it is the memory place, 2015-2016. Plexiglass, acrylic, acrylic paste. 180 x 120 cm
amongst all sorts of colours, venus hair and a day of thirst, a sleeping jellyfish, it is the memory place, 2015-2016. Plexiglass, acrylic, acrylic paste. 180 x 120 cm

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Astrid Svangren

Born 1972 in Gothenburg
Lives and works in Copenhagen and Oxford, UK

Education
1995–1998 Malmö Art Academy
1993–1995 Forum Art School, Malmö

Selected solo exhibitions
2019
Quartz Studio, Turin (upcoming)
2018
From Searching: Mirroring/ Metamorphosis/ The Last Rinsing Water/ A Yellow Room/ Perpetual Movement/ A Kind of Thorough Rinse/ Artificial Colour, Kohta, Helsinki
2017
In original violet/ Influenced transparent/ Feeling emerald/ Affected by honey yellow/ Worker bee/ Under influence of chestnut red/ Singing pastel dust, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Det händer i ett fladdrigt hörn/ i en fladdrig form/ Som havets röda kista/ är jag hellre inuti än utanför, Molekyl Gallery, Malmö
2016
it is the rite that creates the room/ it is translucent like amethyst/ it happens between life and my identity/ it is something that I can not think/ it is a movement/ it is the rite that will be my mirror, Kunsthalle São Paulo, São Paulo
amongst all sorts of colours/ venus hair/ and a day of thirst/ a sleeping jellyfish/ it is the memory place, Tranen, Copenhagen
2015
Astrid Svangren, Kunsthalle Nässjö, Nässjö
Tripping/ or/ Trickling blooming/ or/ Stumbling flowing/ or/ I carried away (lightly orange coloured)/ I seized (colour change)/ I ran (beside the real image)/ I rested (blue ravine blue forrest through blue I see), Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
2014
Astrid Svangren, Maria Stenfors, London
Astrid Svangren, Annaellegallery, Stockholm
2012
flowers/ heather/ tulip […], Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
It is about four animalistic scents [...], Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York
A longing for the bestowed [...], Maria Stenfors, London
Astrid Svangren, Annaellegallery, Stockholm
2011
Astrid Svangren, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm
Astrid Svangren, Bohusläns Konsthall, Uddevalla
Astrid Svangren, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
2009
What I remember..., Moderna Museet Malmö
Colour fluid…, Galleri Charlotte Lund Stockholm
Astrid Svangren, Galleri Arnstedt Östra Karup Sweden
Astrid Svangren, Advokatbyrå Vinge Malmö Sweden
2008
Astrid Svangren, Galleri Elastic, Malmö
2007
To translate, The Nordic Water Colour Museum, Skärhamn
2006
Fluid purple, rusty pink, chalky black, rough wood
with a reflecting transparency, Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm
2004
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm
2003
Arnstedt & Kullgren, Östra Karup
Galleri Ping Pong, Malmö
2002
Ystad Art Museum, Ystad
2000
Rostrum, Malmö
1998
Signal, Malmö

Selected group exhibitions
2018
La bel été, Noire Gallery, Torino
TALES OF AN OCEAN, La Mar de Músicas, Cartagena, Spain
Holbæk Art, Holbæk
Fusion, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn, Sweden
En plain air, Kunstscenen, Copenhagen
Vibrant matter - i dialog med Kai Nielsen, SAK Kunstbygning, Svendborg
2017
Submerge, Nordic Contemporary, Paris
ECHO, Læsø, Denmark Arranged by Nina Wölhk
Landscape Modern Oil Painting Canvas Painting Abstract Oil Painting Wall Hanging,
arranged by Jir Sandel, Copenhagen
BEERS 5 - 100 Kvinder på Kro (Part 3), CGK, Copenhagen
2016
Af-Sløret, KH7 artspace, Aarhus
2015
The Vegetable Eye, Galleria Marcolini, Forli
2014
Got Tortilla with Butter on Phone. Think it's the End?, Rod Barton, London
SURFACES/SUR/PRICE(S), Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris
2013
The Margulies Collection, Warehouse, Miami
Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Harstad, Norway
CHICK LIT: Revised Summer Reading, Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York
2012
Imagine. Art and Process at Wanås, The Museum of Sketches - Archives of Public Art, Lund
Själens Plats, Artipelag, Stockholm
Skabt af Tiden, The National Museum, Copenhagen
Wanås Konst 2012, Wanås Foundation, Knislinge
Space Shift, Maria Stenfors, London
Teeth Like Rowanberries w. Magdalena Drwiega, Belmacz, London
2011
Encounter with Hill. Selections from the Malmö Art Museum, Malmö
Brittleness, Maria Stenfors, London
Skulptur i Eventyrhaven, Odense
Roomservice, Gammelgaard, Herlev
2010
Modernautställningen 2010, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
contemporary living, Kiasma Helsingfors Finland
Common Things, Hanasaari cultural center Helsingfors Finland
Dear..... New Danish Painting, David Risley Gallery Copenhagen
2009
I love Malmö, Kumu Konstmuseeum Tallinn
2008
På plats mitt i det upplevda, måleri idag, Ystad Konstmuseum
Galleri Arnstedt & Kullgren Östra Karup
2007
Kropp och gestalt, Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn
Jag vill kunna se vad det är, Lunds Konsthall, Lund
Nyförvärv ur Rasjösamlingen, Vida Museum, Borgholm
Works on paper, Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm
2006
Kabusa Konsthall, Köpingebro, Sweden
2005
Svensk konst Nu, Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening, vandringsutställning
The First 10 Years, Rooseum, Malmö
2004
Hösten 2004, Malmö Museum
Malm1, Malmö Konsthall
2003
The Collection - Focusing on Contemporary Art, Dunkers Kulturhus
Contemporary Art from Sweden, Nordic Embassy, Berlin
Wild Strawberries and Familiar Haunts, Suite 106 Gallery, New York
Pale Fire, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin
Contemporary Art from Sweden, ECB, Frankfurt/Main
Galerie Forum, Wiesbaden, Germany
2001
Unga Samtida, Wanås
2000
Project, Östervärnsgatan 9, Malmö
1999
Southern Drawings, Pinapple, Malmö
Arnstedt & Kullgren, Båstad
Paint the Room, Stettin
Konstepedemien, Göteborg
1998
Scenario, Chokladfabriken, Malmö
Grupputställning, Lund Art Gallery
1997
Art Circus 2, Flux, Malmö
Måleriprojektet Krognoshuset, Lund
1996
Krognoshuset, Lund
1995
Lilla Formatet Ljusdals Museum
Comp i Box, C. Rieloffs lgh, Stockholm
1994
Pyramiden, Mors Mössa, Göteborg

Public works
2013
Bredan Daghem, Lund. In coorporation with Lunds konsthall
2008
Hemstagården, Gävle. In cooperation with Gävle Konstcentrum
UMAS Barnkliniken Malmö
2003
The Nordic Public Art Council, C4-Skolan, Kristanstad

Bibliography
2017
Sværmerisk og sensuel overlfod. Review in Information by Rune Gade
Sæsonstart. Review in Weekendavisen by Pernille Albrethsen
See this in... Copenhagen. Review in Artreview by Oliver Basciano
2014
Astrid Svangren. Artist book
Astrid Svangren. Published by Maria Stenfors
Måleri I förvandling. Konstperspektiv. Nr. 1 February
2013
Kunsten å være et riktig menneske. Interview in KUNSTforum Nr. 4, 5. årgang
2012
Astrid Svangren. Review in Frieze Magazine by Chris Fite-Wassilak
2011
Folie och papper bär det måleriska. Review in SvD by Håkan Nilsson
Spetskonst utanför ramarna. Review in Kulturtidsskriften Cora by Cristina Karlstam
Astrid Svangren | Bohusläns museum. Review in GP by Mikael Olofsson
Smukt og smadret. Review in Information by Michael Jeppesen
2010
Moderna Museet Malmö. Review in frieze Magazine by Christine Antaya
2007
Akvarellmuseet i Skärhamn, utställningskatalog. Texts: Frans-Josef Petersson and Bera Nordal
I want to be able to see what it is, Lunds Konsthall, utställningskatalog. Text: Anders Kreuger
2005
Statens Konstråd Årsbok, nr 34
Fabrik nr 4. Redaktör: Jenny Rosengren, Sara Gunn
Fabrik nr 3. Redaktör: Jenny Rosengren, Sara Gunn
2004
Årsbok SAK. Svensk konst nu. 85 konstnärer födda efter 1960. Redaktör: Ann Pålsson. Text: Estelle Af Malmborg
2004
Utställningstext, Galleri Lars Bohman. Text: Erik van der Heeg
2002
Ystad Konstmuseeum, Utställningskatalog. Texter: Thomas Millroth, Gertrud Sandqvist

Grants and awards
2017
The Danish Arts Foundation, prize for the show In original violet [...] at Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Anne Marie Telmanyi Fond
2015
Sven Hols' Hæders Pris
2014
The Danish Arts Council, 3-year Working Grant
Mrs. Andrea Jensen (Prince Jørgen's) Grant
Ole Haslund's Travel Grant
2012
Vera & Göran Agnekils Stipendium
The Danish Arts Council, 1-year Working Grant
2011
Sigfrid Bernadotte Stipendiet
Vera & Göran Agnekils Grant
The Danish Arts Council, 1-year Working Grant
2010
The Danish Arts Council, 1-year Working Grant
2007
Gunnar & Lilly Persson's Art Grant
2006
The Arts Grants Committee, 2-year Working Grant
2005
The Edstrand Foundation
2001
The Arts Grants Committee, 2-year Working Grant
2000
Ellen Trotzig
1999
Helge Ax:son Johnsons resestipendium
1998
B.U.S.
Rausings Avgångsstipendium
Helge Ax:son Johnsons resestipendium
1997
Malmö Konststudios stipendium

Represented
The National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen
The Danish Arts Foundation, Copenhagen
New Carlsberg Foundation, Copenhagen
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Göteborgs kommun, Gothenburg
The National Public Art Council, Stockholm
Ystad Art Museum, Ystad
Malmö Art Museum, Malmö
Helsingborg Art Museum, Helsingborg
Göteborg Art Museum, Gothenburg
Sveriges Allmänna Konstförening
Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg
The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skärhamn
Lunds kommun, Lund
Rasjö Art Collection, Malmö
Apoteksbolaget, Malmö
Skånes Konst
The Margulies Collection, Miami