Karin Willén

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Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden
+46 707407242 karin@karinwillen.se
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EDUCATION
2017
                       Art, society and bureaucracy a oneyear course by Jonna Bornemark, Södertörn University at  the Public Art Agency Sweden

2004                        Made in China Art and Architecture, Royal Institute of Art

1999                        Gestaltningsproblematik inom arkitekturen Art and Architecture, Royal Inst. of Art

1996                        Master of Fine Arts, Royal Institute of Art

1986                       Art History 60 ECTS-credits, Economical History 40 ECTS-credits the University of Uppsala

Artist´s books:
Kokgropar och andra aktiviteter I Forsmarks skogar with Carl Johan Erikson, Jon Brunberg förlag 2019

10° Recept från Forsmarks skärgård with Carl Johan Erikson, Jon Brunberg Förlag 2016


Research projects:
Applications for artistic research projects 2019 and 2020 VR together with The Royal Institute of Art, in collaboration with artists Åsa Andersson Broms and Eva Arnqvist (2019)   

Application for communication project 2020 – 2023 Formas together with Carl Johan Erikson, KKH,  viltekologen and the professor Petter Kjellander Grimsö viltstation Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet (SLU). Additional members of project group are Evelina Augustsson, SLU, Philosopher Johan Redin, Graphic Designer Johanna Finne and editor Jon Brunberg.               

Research position 2018  at the Royal Institute of Art, artistic research within the project the Final Repository – A Macroscopic Exploration. In collaboration with Carl Johan Erikson. Funded by Seedbox Environmental Humanities at the University of Linköping/Mistra – Formas. 

Exhibitions and events:
2020

Mossutställningar, Konstnärliga avsmyckningar Akt II: Eldmarknad, 10° matperformance and bookpresentation Kokgropar och andra aktiviteter i Forsmarks skogar, together with Carl Johan Eriksson

                                          
Separate show at gallery ID:I – Work in progress Relating to the Industrial Forest
Kokgropar och andra aktiviteter is awarded the prize the Cook Book of the Year 2019 in the category Lifestyle Literature, award from Måltidsakademien, together with Carl Johan Erikson, philosopher Johan Redin, grahic designer Johanna Finne and publisher Jon Brunberg

2019
Review Aftonbladet and the magazine Cora of the artist book Kokgropar och andra aktiviteter I Forsmarks skogar

Release of artist book Kokgropar och andra aktiviteter I Forsmarks skogar, together with Carl Johan Erikson, Marabouparken, Sundbyberg

Performance 10° – Foodtruck, together with Carl Johan Erikson, inaugaration of Minverkstaden of the Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm

Presentation and performance together with Carl Johan Erikson, within the conference Environmental Humanities: Modes of Thinking and Being Ecological arranged by the international researching programme Seedbox at the University of Linköping, funded by Mistra–Formas     

2018
Video screening 10° and ongoing works the Final Repository, with Carl Johan Erikson Seeds and Citizens, Linköpings länsmuseum, Seedbox, Environmental humanities festival

På tur i Hållnäs exhibition together with Carl Johan Erikson, video screening and works in progress The final Repository

Performance 10°, together with Carl Johan Erikson, Biologiska muséet, Stockholm

2017                        
Nuclear Legacies European conference Södertörn University, performance 10° Isotop, R1 KTH /Royal Institute of Art, book presentation 10° with cooking, together with Carl Johan Erikson

Acclimitize Moderna muséet video interview together with Carl Johan Erikson, on 10° - Recipes from the Archipelago of Forsmark

Färgfabriken, bookrelease 10°– Recipes from the Archipelago of Forsmark with CJ Erikson

2016                        
Photo book exhibition Gothenburg + Oslo, 10° - Recipes from the Archipelago of Forsmark exhibition and performance

2004                        
Inauguration of road no 35 Vägverket/Åtvidabergs kommun – Hållplats Åtvidaberg with        Maria Lantz

Scandinavian Sparks Peking together with artist group Soc. Stockholm                             

2003                        
Instabila processer Public Art Agency, together with Lars Almroth, Maria Lantz, Maija Suomalainen

Mönster Art Museum of Norrköping with Lars Almroth, Maria Lantz, Maija Suomalainen

Liljevalchs konsthall the Utopian World Championship together with artist group Soc.Stockholm Jon Brunberg, Pernilla Carlsson Sjödin, Annika Drougge, Anna-Lena Lundmark, Johan Malmström, Tobias Sjödin.

2002                       
the Public Opinion exhibition at Kulturhuset curator Karin Hansson, participating with two projects - Hållplats and Soc. Stockholm

GALA Utopian World Championship award ceremony Enkehuset Stockholm    

2001                                                         
Inauguration of the Utopian World Championship Culturen Västerås together                 with the artist group Soc. Stockholm

Support and action Soc - Stockholm, Svenska Dagbladet with artist group Soc. Stockholm

2000                        
Urban Curating – Jyväskylä, Finland, in collaboration with architects Meike Schalk, Helena Mattson

Loving at Home Edsvik Art collaboration with Silva Malmsten

SOC. Stockholm på Galleri 54 Gothenburg – Soc. Stockholm

Architecture photography and film Royal Institute of Art              

1998
Barnängsgatan 19 Avmobil Stockholm

The Bible of Networking Konstakuten, Stockholm, Japan          

1997                        
Esplanad 97 Umeå curators Gerd Aurell and Maria    Sundström

Spring 97 curator Karin Hansson, Enkehuset Stockholm

Laboratory II separate show, the Artcenter of Gävle

1995                        
Laboratory I Space for Contemporary Art separate show Gothenburg


Artistic work and related projects:
2015– 2017             
Platsdriven parallellprocess Slakthusateljéerna/blue Architecture Landscape – art project mirroring city development process in the Slaughterhouse area in Stockholm together with Slakthusateljéerna/Hembygdsföreningen Slakthusområdet.

2005–12                  
MU-campaign implementation of industry agreement between exhibiting state institutions and the Swedish Artists Organisation

2012                        
Course itinerary on public art for the EU-project Kulturlyftet

2008                        
Equality on the Fine Arts field, a project within the Swedish Artist Organization, resulting in the publication Konsten – så funkar det (inte) by Vanja Hermele

2005                        
Magazine development of Konstnären, in collaboration with graphic designer Nille Svensson, journalists Martin Ågaard and Per Wirtén, artists Jonas Nobel and Karin Johnson

2006                        
SA-priset the Prize of Stockholm Architectural Union together with Maria Lantz:
priset går till fotografen Maria Lantz samt konstnären Karin Willén för deras gemensamma insatser att skapa nya mötesplatser för arkitekter, konstnärer och andra aktörer i det offentliga rummet. Maria och Karin driver projektet Hållplats - ett forum för diskussion kring de sociala strukturer som utgör ramen för ett kreativt arbete i det offentliga rummet.

2002–2004              
Hållplats Åtvidaberg - public art comission Swedish Road Administration, Municipality of Åtvidaberg, Statens konstråd, in collaboration with Maria Lantz

1999–2006              
Member of the artist group SOC. Stockholm – SOC. an art project, a space for performative democratic and artistic endeavours, with Jon Brunberg, Pernilla Carlsson Sjödin, Annika Drougge, Anna-Lena Lundmark, Johan Malmström, Tobias Sjödin.

2001–2003              
Utopian World Championship 2001, 2003 – global competition in utopian thinking and writing together with the Artist Group Soc. Stockholm

2002                        
Utopian World Championship World Tour Australia – themes indigenous and democratic phenomena and conditions, a Soc. Stockholm project, together with Jon Brunberg and Anna-Lena Lundmark

2001                        
Hållplats Östergötland - a platform for collaborations in the public land- and cityscape together with Lars Almberg, Maria Lantz and Maija Suomalainen


Employments, teaching, commissions of trust:
2018– 
                    
CEO, Konstnärscentrum öst (50%)

2015– 2018             
Planner, Blue Architecture Landscape AB

2015–                      
Member of the board, Art School of Falkenberg

2014                        
City development processes, Slaughterhouse area of Stockholm, report commissioned by Blue Architecture Landscape AB

2013– 2017             
Curator public art, Konstnärscentrum öst

2010–16                  
Member of the board of the Royal Institute of Art (Kungl. Konsthögskolan i Stockholm)

2005–13                  
Member of the board of KLYS – the Swedish Joint Committee for Artistic and Literary Professionals

2012–14   
Member of the national board of People´s Movements for Art Promotion (Konstfrämjandet) 2005–13       

2005 – 2013
Working president of the Swedish Artists´ National Organisation (Konstnärernas riksorganisation KRO)

2011                        
Member of jury Kulturaxeln, art- and architectural competition for the center of Vänersborg, Sveriges Arkitekter

2004                        
Guest teacher, Space and movement KTH School of Architecture Stockholm

2002                        
Guest teacher New Urban Territory KTH School of Architecture Stockholm                        

Guest teacher the Porto Field Chalmers Architecture and Engineering, Gothenburg Guest teacher, Crash course KTH School of Architecture Stockholm together with Fredrik Larsson, Tor Lindstrand, Mårten Palme

2000                        
Guest teacher Learning from Monaco, KTH School of Architecture Stockholm with Meike         Schalk

Teacher and course itinerary for Public Space in the city of Norrköping for professional        artists

1998         
Lecturer Royal Institute of Art, workshop polymer

1996–2002              
Teacher Art School of Norrköping                                  

 

Scholarships and grants:

2018 The SeedBox funded by Mistra-Formas, University of LInköping

2016 Kulturrådets litteratur- och distributionsstöd

2004–2013 Projekt/verksamhetsstöd KRO-relaterade:
Jämställdhet Ungdomsstyrelsen; MU-kampanjen Konstnärsnämnden, V:a Götalandsregionen m fl regioner; Kulturlyftet Europeiska socialfonden.

2000–2004 Projekt/utvecklingsbidrag Hållplats Östergötland:
Framtidens kultur, Landstinget i Östergötland, Norrköpings stad, Statens konstråd

2003 Bildkonstnärsfonden projektbidrag

2001 Bildkonstnärsfonden 2-årigt arbetsbidrag

1998–2004 Projekt/verksamhetsstöd SOC.Stockholm:
Konstnärsnämnden projektbidrag, Stockholms stad utvecklingsbidrag och projektbidrag, Framtidens kultur, IASPIS