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Elina Birkehag
1989, SE

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2010 Gamleby Folkhögskola, Textile (SE)
2012 Stenebyskolan – Form and Design (SE)
2013 The College of Printmaking Arts – Artist Book (SE)
2014 Gerrit Rietveld Academie Design & Fine Arts – Basic Year, (NL)
2016 Cooper Union School Of Arts, Exchange semester, New York, (USA)
2018 Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Graphic Design, (NL)

Awards and Grants

2014 Åhlenska Foundation Grant
2015 AAA’s Foundation Grant
2016 Helge Ax:sons Grant
2016 August Ringners Grant
2018 Kulturungdom Göteborg, Scholarship
2018 Konstnärsnämnden, Traveling Grant
2018 The Best Dutch Books Design Award
2019 Helge Ax:sons Grant, Konstnärsnämnden, Traveling Grant

Residencies

2017 Art Unit of Dalarna, Landstinget Dalarna, Falun (SE)
2019 Bibliothek Andreas Züst, St Anton (CH),
2019 NCCA Art Residens Kronstadt, St Petersburg (RU)
2020 Art Residency at Autoriai in Vilnius (starting in April) (LT)

Exhibitions and Performances

2014 Åhlenska Foundation Grant Receiver, Solo Exhibition Dalarnas Museum, Falun (SE)
2016 This morning I Brushed My Teeth, Group Exhibition, Cooper Union, New York. (USA)
2017 A Conversation About A Forgotten Painting, Solo Exhibition. Falun Hospital, (SE)
2018 My Left Hand, It Writes AAA, Graduation Exhibition, Amsterdam (NL)
2018 One Act Play, The Loveliest of Graduates, Group Exhibition, Gallerie Academie, Utrecht (NL)
2018 Reading: My left hand, it writes AAA Performance, Litteraturhuset, (SE)
2019 Half Canabula, Group Exhibition, Amsterdam (NL)
2019 Skimmer, Group Exhibition, Vrångsholmen (SE)
2019 Ornamental Rest, Group Exhibition, Laurel Project Space, Amsterdam (NL)
2019 Reading and Writing with Andreas Züst, Public Reading, Material, Zürich (CH)
2019 Listening and Mapping as Choreographic Tool of Getting Lost, Performance at Grazhdanskaya Ulitsa, (RU)
2020 Liljevalchs Vårsalong, Group Exhibition (SE)

Given Workshops

2018 Writing Workshop ‘My Left Hand, It Writes AAA’, Conijnstraat 26, Amsterdam (NL)
Writing Workshop ‘My Left Hand, It Writes AAA’, Studio Stenkolsgatan (SE)
Writing Workshop ‘My Left Hand, It Writes AAA’, Fornby Folkhögskola of Art (SE)
Image and Text Workshop at Steneby, School of Arts and Design (SE)
2019 Writing Together, in collaboration with ‘The Best Summer’, Falun Municipality. (SE)
Image and Text Workshop at Steneby, School of Arts and Design (SE)
Writing Workshop ‘My Left Hand, It Writes AAA’, The Performance Festival Skimmer (SE)
Listening and Mapping as Choreographic Tool of Getting Lost, Workshop/Practicum/Lecture
at SDVIG Performance Center, St Petersburg (RU)

Selection of Clients

Bezige Bij, De Gids, Valand Academy of Fine Arts, Atalante (Violet Biscuits), Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Josefin Arnell,
Vrångsholmens Vänner, Uitgeverij Pluim, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Konstenheten Dalarna and Beloveds.