Anna Ådahl



Anna Ådahl
b. 1973

Practice-based Fine Art PhD researcher in the Sculpture Department at the Royal College of Art, London, since 2015.

Editorial member, since 2012, of OEI (magazine, publishing house and art space)

Selected Exhibitions:

2015 Disappearing Acts, LIAF, Lofoten International Art Festival, Lofoten, Norway.
Common Patterns, CCA Derry Londonderry, Northern Ireland (solo exhibition)
Museum of Public Objects, Commissioned Public Art Work for square Stora Arkens Torg, Haninge Municipality, Stockholm (permanent).
La Verité des apparences, Galerie Roussan, Paris.
2014 B-open, Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen, Norway, (performance)
Dual Visions, Taiga Space, St Petersburg, Russia, (solo exhibition)
2013 Reims Scène D´Europe, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France (performance)
Public Matter, Botkyrka Konsthall, Fittja-Stockholm, Sweden (solo exhibition)
The Exhibited, WELD, Stockholm (two day performance)
Michael was just the beginning/To New Horizons, FORUM, Stockholm.
Rencontres International Paris/ Berlin/Madrid, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (film)
Lina Selander, OEI Colour Project, Stockholm, Sweden, (curator)
Anna Ådahl, Lokalrätten, Hökarängen, Stockholm (solo exhibition)
Justine, Juliette and the Crimes of Love, Index the Swedish Art Foundation, Stockholm (performance)
2012 Rencontres International Paris/ Berlin/Madrid, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (film)
Reverberance, Film in Contemporary Art, ZITA, Stockholm (film+lecture)
The Circle to The Center the Center to the Circle, OEI Colour Project, Stockholm (solo exhibition)
Parabola Film festival, Tensta, Sweden (film)
2011 The Living Archive, Gothenburg Art Academy Valand/ Göteborgs Konsthall/ CICA (Changing Identities and Contexts in the Arts) Arts, Gothenburg, Sweden (lecture and film)
Entré för film, Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
People's School of Contemporary Art , Protokoll, Cluj, Rumania (documented lesson performance)
2010 16 Swedish video artists, curator Lina Selander, Teatro, Damascus, Syria.
Anna Ådahl/ In Dependence. Crowds, Gestures., release, film screening, symposiInIIndex The Swedish Art Foundation, Stockholm.
Adversary, 2010, screening, Sturebiografen/Konstbio, Stockholm.
2009 Biennale: Fotografi Nu, Small Parts of the world: CCF, Stockholm + Sweden; EESC, Brussels, Belgium.(group exhibition)
Optica Festival 2009, Centro de Cultural Antigua Instituto de Gijón, Gijon, Sa (film) Spain.
Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Centre Georges PompidouPompidou, Paris.(film)
2008 Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid.
IN DEPENDENCE, Museum Villa San Michele, Anacapri, Italy.(solo exhibition)
Tell a friend, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm. (group exhibition)
Crowd: 0-infinity, curator Guillaume Désanges, Art Center for Contemporary Arts, La Tolerie, Clermont-Ferrand, France.(group exhibition)
2007 World of tomorrow 1, collaboration with Matti Bye, Klarabiografen, Kulturhuset, Stockkolm. (film+performance)
Staging Independence, (solo exhibition) Ak28, Stockholm, Sweden
Peer 2 peer, K2 Art center, Izmir, Turkey
2006 L’Usage du monde, curator Ana Janewski, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia.(group exhibition)
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Echigo-Tsumari, Japan.
Two scenes in three acts, Teater3, Stockholm. Organized in collaboration with curator Diana Kaur, A three day lecture, a video program by Veronica Wiman, an exhibition by Florence Derieux and performances with artists such as Cyprien Gaillard, Benoit Maire, Karl Homlqvist, Anri Sala, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Latifa Echakch and Boris Achour.
One shot by… Anna Ådahl (solo exhibition), Galerie Nuke, Paris.
DotDotDot (a tribute to Yayoi Kusama), Mossutställningar, Stockholm.
2005 Analogue Fictions, curator Florence Derieux, SFI, Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul. (group exhibition)
Living Room, curator Maria-Ines Rodriguez, Espacio La Rebeca, Bogota, Colombia.(group exhibition)
ICI!  Curator Veronica Wiman, Southern Exposure, San Francisco. (group exhibition)
Coté Court, short film festival, Pantin, Paris.
2004 Art & Video… Ou sont les femmes?, curator Veronica Wiman, Lieu Unique, Nantes, France.
Maisons/Témoins, curator Julie Pellegrin, The Store, Paris.
KONST2, produktionsplats, Skärholmen/Stockholm.
Nuit Blanche, Sema´(Didem), Centre Culturel Suédois, Paris.(solo exhibition)
Nuit Blanche, Cinema Entrepot Paris.(film)
2003 Anna Ådahl, Laetitia Bénat, Philip Terrier-Hermann, curator Florence Derieux, Hammer Sidi Gallery, London.
Let´s Emotionalize, curator Veronica Wiman & Marika Reuterswärd, site specific project in collaboration with Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden (group exhibition)
Georges abstraction surface air, Bureau des vidéos/Artview, Le Georges, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.(group exhibition)
MOPH, Bureau des vidéos/Artview, Moph, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.
2002 Gallery Surface to Air, Paris, France.
Le Rêve, collaboration with choreographer Fabrice Lambert,
Teatro Piccolo, Arsenale, International Festival of Contemporary Dance, Venice, Italy.
Rencontre Internationale Chorégraphique de Seine Saint Denis, MC93, Bobigny (Paris).
Mona, Palais de Tokyo, Paris.
Artgenda Film Festival, Metropolis Kino, Hamburg.
L’Èpicerie+/-, Cetinje Biennale IV, Monténegro.
Grotesque Idyll, Kinnijoe Space, Hamburg.
2015– Practice-based researcher in Fine Art at the Royal College of Art, London.
Sculpture department.
2005-2006 Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
Post graduate research year as special student.
1998-1999 Central Saint Martins, Critical Fine Art Practice, ERASMUS exchange program.
1993-1999 Ecole National Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Paris.
MFA/Diploma with Honours


Anna Ådahl: In Dependence. Crowds, Gestures, OEI Editör, 2010
A monography and artist book with contributions from Stefan Jonsson, Sven-Olov Wallenstein, Kim West, Federico Nicolao, Fabien Vallos and Mara Lee.

Grants and Residences:

Royal College of Art Bursary, London, Great Britain (2015)
Grantholder of the One year IASPIS residency in London in collaboration with Cubitt and ACME. 2014-2015. (The Swedish Arts Grants Committee's International Programme for Visual Artists)
International Exchange and Travel Grant, IASPIS, 2013.
Two year Working Grant, The Swedish Art Grant Committee, 2012-2013.
Project Grant, The Swedish Art Grant Committee, 2009.
Längmanska Kulturfonden, Sweden, 2008.
One year Working Grant, 1 år, The Swedish Art Grant Committee, 2008.
Villa San Michele, Anacapri, Italy, residency, 2008.
International Exchange Grant, IASPIS, 2006.
Internationellt Exchange and Travel Grant, IASPIS, 2005.
Internationellt Exchange and Travel Grant, IASPIS, 2004.
Sleipner, NIFCA, Scandinavia, 2004.
Aide individuelle à la création (project grant), DRAC Ile de France (Regional Office of Cultural Affairs, Paris /Ile de France), France, 2000.