Jenny Åkerlund


b. 1984 Stockholm, Sweden
contact: info(at)jennyakerlund.com


EDUCATION

2018 Project Studies, Glass Department, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, SE (ongoing)
2010-2012 MFA, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö, SE
2007-2010 BFA, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå, SE


SOLO / DUO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Shift, Goya Curtain, Tokyo, JP
2015 Endnotes, (w. Louise Åkerlund), Cigarrvägen 13, Stockholm, SE
2013 FATAMORGANA #2, (w. Anna Wignell), curated by Giuseppe Pinto (LALD), Galleria Omphalos, Terlizzi, IT
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013 Suspensions in Time, (w. Kirsten Astrup), curated by Elias Björn and Gard Andreas Frantzsen, CirkulationsCentralen, Malmö, SE
2012 Sidereal time, KHM Gallery, Malmö, SE
2009 Fragment, (w. Sebastian Wahlforss), Detroit Gallery, Stockholm, SE


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Day of Light Exhibition, curated by Lumen Studios, The Morgue, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK
2018 Den tänkande handen, Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities, Stockholm, SE
2018 Lumen Residency Exhibition, the Crypt Gallery, London, UK
2017 Front List, Alma, Stockholm, SE
2017 Lumen Residency Exhibition, Chiesa di San Francesco, Atina, IT
2017 Constellations: Cassiopeia, Lumen Crypt Gallery, London, UK
2017 Micro Salon #7, Galerie L´Inlassable, Paris, FR
2016 Fade to Grey, Liljevalchs Hubb, Stockholm, SE
2016 Jeune Création, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Pantin, Paris, FR
2014 Dark Matter, curated by Andreas Albrectsen, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen, DK
2014 Konstakademiens pristagare 2014, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, SE
2014 The Rhetoric of Painting, curated by Jaana-Kristiina Alakoski, Galleri Bon, Stockholm, SE
2013 Tre Mellan Rum / In Between, curated by Matilda Ekström, Botkyrka Konsthall, Stockholm, SE
2013 Suspensions in Time, curated by Elias Björn and Gard Andreas Frantzsen, Wizard Gallery, Oslo, NO
2013 MKH, Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, SE
2013 Skriva med ljus, curated by Emil Nilsson, Krognoshuset, Lund, SE
2012 Grant recipients 2012, The Foundation in Memory of Anna-Lisa Thomson, Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala, SE
2012 Art on Paper 2012, curated by Xandra Eden, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, US
2012 Dear Gertrud, curated by Kah Bee Chow, Pleasant Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
2012 Projet Gutenberg, Galerie Jeanroch Dard, Paris, FR
2011 Our Origins, curated by Allison Grant, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, US
2011 PANG AEA Superkontinent, curated by Tiril Hasselknippe, Inter Arts Center (IAC), Malmö, SE
2010 Five days of collective attempts, Projektraum Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Bildmuseet, Umeå, SE
2009 The reflecting pool, Galleri Verkligheten, Umeå, SE
2009 MADE, Norrlandsoperan, Umeå, SE
2008 Helt plötsligt är vi här, Galleri 60e at Cave, Detroit, US


PUBLIC TALKS

2014 Artist Talk, Musashino Art University, Tokyo, JP
2014 Artist Talk, AIT Room, Daikanyama, Tokyo, JP


COLLECTIONS

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, US
Private collections


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2016 Jeune Création (exhibition catalogue)
2014 CLP, Const Literary (P)review #1-2 2014
2013 Malmö Nordic 2013 (exhibition catalogue)
2010 Nautofon 1, published by Nautofon


SELECTED GRANTS / RESIDENCIES

2017 IASPIS International Culture Exchange, Atina, IT
2017 Lumen Residency, Atina, IT
2016 IASPIS International Culture Exchange, exhibition abroad, Tokyo, JP
2016 Artist in Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, FR
2015 IASPIS International Culture Exchange, exhibition abroad, Paris, FR
2015 Helge Ax:son Johnson travel grant, Tokyo, JP
2014 IASPIS Residency, Arts Initiative Tokyo (AIT), Tokyo, JP
2014 Vera och Göran Agnekils stipendium, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts
2013 Swedish Arts Grants Committee, one-year working grant
2013 Helge Ax:son Johnson travel grant, Boston, US
2012 Malmö cultural support, studio grant
2012 The Foundation in Memory of Anna-Lisa Thomson
2011 Stiftelsen Petersenska Hemmet