© 2015 by Anna-Maria Hällgren

About 

Anna-Maria Hällgren holds a PhD in art history and analyzes the connection and overlapping practices between art and scholarship through a wide range of formats and techniques. Since 2013 she has been working as a lecturer at the University of Stockholm, the University of Uppsala and at Södertörn University. Recently a postdoc researcher at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm university, she is currently taking her academic research about non/anthropocentric notions of being in new directions through practice-based methodologies. In addition, she also works as an illustrator for the digital magazine Anekdot.

Read her statement here.

 

Contact:

hallgren.annamaria at gmail.com

 

 

 

News+Forthcoming

Participates in the podcast Bildningspodden, "Tutankhamon" (2019).

Opening talk, "Tidskapsel", Nyckelviksskolan, Galleri blås & knåda (30/3–19)

Public lecture, "Konstgjorda regn och paviljonger under vatten – konsten och klimatkrisen", Framtidsakademien, Uppsala stadsbibliotek (5/12-18)

Session chair, "What's at stake?", A farewell to critique? Reconsidering critique as art historical method, NORDIK, Copenhagen (25-27/10-18)

Public lecture, "Ganska roligt: Den sociala frågan och skämtpressen vid sekelskiftet 1900", Norrtälje konsthall (26/9-18)

Participant, ClimateExistence conference, Sigtuna (7-9/5-18)

Studio residency, Can Serrat, El Bruc (March 2018)

Public lecture, "Seendets kulturhistoria", Fullersta gård (25/1-18)

Art and science, public event organized by the multidisciplinary laboratory Accelerator (28/11-17)

Anna-Maria Hällgren and Sverker Sörlin, "Antropocen: Människans tidsålder", Tisdagar på kulturhuset, Borås kulturhus (10/10-17)

Holder of  the Thunman award (2017)

Participant in the multidisciplinary workshop "Rock and Stone: Material Culture and Cultures of Making", NAHR, Val Taleggio, Bergamo, Italy (2/6 – 5/6-17)

Speaker, "(Un)steady as a rock: Experiencing time anew within contemporary visual art", at the conference About time!, organized by the department of culture and aesthetics, Stockholm university (26/4-17)

Uppsala municipality project grant (April 2017), "Time travelers" (ongoing project)

Public lecture, "Farliga eller dananade syner", Nationalmuseum, Stockholm (9/12-16)

Speaker, Mutating ecologies in contemporary art. Organized by Art Globalization Interculturality, Universitat de Barcelona, in collaboration with Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona and Translocal Institute for Contemporary Art (Budapest) (1/12-16)

Research fellow, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), (06/10- 30/11)

New article published in the catalogue for the exhibition Salongsmåleri!?, Waldemarsudde, Stockholm (17/9 -22/1 2017)

Exhibition, Be always happy, Broströms, Uppsala, Sweden (21/5 - 16/6 2016) 

 

Open Haus, ZK/U, Berlin, 21/4 2016

 

Studio  residency,  Zentrum  für Kultur und Urbanistik, Berlin, April, 2016   

 

"Pop!" (2015 ) and "Nür phantomsmerzen bleibt" (2015) appears in BALDHIP Magazine

 

Public lecture, "Nya världar: Samtidskonsten i antropocen", Röda sten konsthall, Göteborg, 2/3 2016. Available on Vimeo here.

 

Publications

"Låt kärnkraften bli en hävstång för tanken", Svenska Dagbladet (2019)

"(Un)steady as a Rock: Believing, in Times of Make-believe", Konsthistorisk tidskrift/Journal of Art History (2019:1)

"How to experience time anew", in Christian Alonso (ed.), Mutating Ecologies in Contemporary Art (Universitat de Barcleona 2019)

"Konsten att lyssna när skogen ropar", Konstperspektiv (2019:1)

"Ingen människa är en ö – så varför låtsas?," Svenska Dagbladet (2018)

Book review: Erik Edoff, Storstadens dagbok: Boulevardsystemet och mediesystemet i det sena 1800-talets Stockholm, Scandia 2017:2

"Därför vill vi arbeta även om det inte behövs", Svenska Dagbladet (2017)

"Var och en sin egen sannings smed", Svenska Dagbladet (2016)

"Med för mycket socker i blodet?: Julius Kronberg och konsten att se på salongsmåleri" i Anna Meister & Karin Sidén (red), Salongsmåleri?! (Stockholm 2016)

”Outhärdlig skönhet i den nya tidsåldern”, Svenska Dagbladet, (2015). ”Unbearable Beauty in the Anthropocene” (transl.)

Skåda all världens uselhet: Visuell pedagogik och reformism i det sena 1800-talets populärkultur (Möklinta 2013). Gruesome and Dreadful Sights: Visual Pedagogy and Reform in Late Nineteenth Century Popular Culture (transl.) Read a review here, here or here. Or here.

"Att skapa ett rum utan plats: Tangokulturen i Istanbul", Dragomanen (2012:12). ”Creating a Space Without a Place: Tango Culture in Istanbul” (transl.)

”Konsten att syna odödlighetens mediekultur i sömmarna” i Axel Englund & Anna Jörngården (red.), Okonstlad konst: Om äkthet och autenticitet i estetisk teori och praktik, (Symposion: Stockholm 2011). ”The Media Culture of Immortality: Taxidermy and Contemporary Art” (transl.)

"Kalabalik, katastrof och återuppståndna döda: Att visualisera det omoderna", Valör (2008:1).

 

 

 

Exhibitions

2018 The Mountain, Sigtunastiftelsen, Sigtuna, Sweden

2016 Be always happy, Broströms, Uppsala, Sweden             

2016 About Time (+ the black goo project) , Open haus, Zentrum für Kultur und Urbanistik, Berlin, Germany

2016 Participant in the online literary magazine of poetry and art, Baldhip Magazine 

2015 Factory, group exhibition/open studios, Metáfora, Barcelona, Spain

2015 Behind the obvious, group exhibition curated by Piotr Perski. Angels, Espai 2, Barcelona, Spain

2015 We will die, group exhibition curated  by Oriol Texidor. Untitled BCN, Barcelona, Spain

2014 Carte Blanche, group exhibition, Central Features, Albuquerque, New Mexico