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Alexander Svartvatten
Born 1978, living in Umeå/Ubmeje, Sweden

Exhibitions, Individual
2014 ”Do not cover”, at several locations in the cityscape, Umeå
2012 Luleå City Art Gallery
2011 Gallery 60, Umeå
2010 Verkligheten Gallery, Umeå
2010 Gallery Alva, Umeå
2010 Umeå City Library
2008 Pictura Gallery, Lund

Exhibitions, Group
2018 Gallery BOX, Göteborg
2018 Köttinspektionen, Uppsala
2015 Swedish artists meet Kochi, Sawaman Gallery, Kochi, Japan
2013 5th Cairo Video Festival, Cairo Egypt
2013 ”The Contract”, Museum of Norrbyskär
2012 Survival Kit, ”Timeline Hotel”, Sigulda, Latvia
2011 Gallery Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm
2011 The Master Exhibition, Bildmuseet, Umeå

Grants
2014 One-year working grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2013 Iaspis, International Cultural Exchange – ”Art in Process II”
2013 The Dynamo Award, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2012 Cultural Stipend, Västerbotten County Council

Represented
2013 Nectiny, Czech Republic
2012 Luleå Municipality
2010 Västerbotten County

Publications
2018 Sustainability Creation, Naturvårdsverket

Assignment
2013-2015 Project Manager of Survial Kit Festival, Umeå, Sweden
2014 Coordinator, Corners of Europe, Umeå
2013 Official artist representative regarding building plans for Umeå City Art Gallery
2011- Board member and switching responsibility as manager of Verkligheten Gallery, Umeå

Education
Master of Fine Arts, year 2/2, Umeå Art Academy, 2011
Master of Fine Arts, year 1/2, Bergen Art Academy, 2008
Kristianstad School of Arts, 2003
Hyper Island, New Media Design & Technology, 2000
Sundsvall School of Arts, 1999

Other
2017 Translation of Coppercube (Ambiera Software) into Swedish
2015- Start & Management of own business: Hoj-O-Mat
2004 Curator for the exhibition ”Beneath The Surface”, Kristianstad

  • On request, I occasionally make websites and graphic design, such as CD cover albums, posters and logotypes.
  • I am a highly skilled tempeh maker, recently ranked as no. 2 at the Swedish National Tempeh Festival, 2015.

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