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Shiva Anoushirvani
CV/Biography
Based in Stockholm, Sweden
Born in Tehran/Iran 1979

Education

2012 Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Going public: on art in the public space
2002-2005 Goldsmiths University of London, Fine Art, Studio Practice and Contemporary Critical Studies
2000-2002 Gerlesborg Foundation School of Fine Art, Stockholm and Bohuslän/Sweden


Selected exhibitions

2015 Solo show, "Det tama och det vita- Obstacle","The Tame and the White- Obstacle", Galleri Gerlesborg, Bohuslän

2014 Solo show, "Sucker for Power- Horses and Haters", Gislaveds Konsthall

2014 Group Show "I ärlighetens namn” with the artist collective "Corso"

2014 Performance "Recalling Not without my Daughter part I", Gallery Minibar, 13th Foxhole Meeting, Stockholm

2014 Performance "Recalling Not without my Daughter part II". Valla scene, Stockholm

2013 Slottsbiografen Uppsala/Sweden, Film screening "Why Such a fuss my friend? Comfort Zones part 1"

2012 Slakthusateljéerna, Open House exclusively for The Members of Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm (Moderna Museet), "Video Screening; Why Such a fuss my friend? Comfort Zones part 1"

2012 Husby Konsthall and Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm Exhibition "Performing the Common", Performance work "Edge City Talk Show"
2012 The Art Museum of Gotland/Sweden, Film screening "Why such a fuss my friend? Comfort Zones part 1"
2011 ISEA 2011 Istanbul, MIND THE GAP, Group show, selected work titled "Reconciliation", part of the research project “Performing Structure “ initiated by artist and PhD student Karin Hansson at Stockholm University & Royal Collage of Fine Art.
Links:
shttp://isea2011.sabanciuniv.edu/paper/performing-structure-fine-art-prototype-participation
http://isea2011.sabanciuniv.edu/

2011 Kulturhuset Cinema / Klarabiografen in Stockholm, Exhibition "Convergences"
A selection of video art and documentary shorts on migration and immigration
Curated by Lara Szabo Greisman, Sweden/Canada
For more information about Convergences:
http://www.mrdagarna.nu/index.php/sv/om-mr-dagarna/212-med-filmen-som-verktyg
2011 Husby Konsthall and Kistamässan, Performance initiated by artists group "RAR-Rapid Art Response", performance title:"Dear citizen", Links:http://www.flickr.com/photos/beatelindberg/5783319971/http://www.husbygard.nu/
2011 Slakthusateljéerna, Group show, members of Slakthusateljéerna, exhibition titled "Float All In Windows"
2009 Teater Replica, Stockholm, Video work, titled "The Climate Movie", in
collaboration with artist Sofia Törnblad
2009 Kulturhuset and Älvsjömässan, “Wonder Wander” Performance on public places
2009 Site specific performance in Stockholm and Venice, titled Civilisation Line
in collaboration with the opera singer Samuel Jarrick
2008 Site specific exhibition in an apartment in Stockholm
-Myth of Reality, Group show
www.mythofreality.se
2008 Gallery LundÅström, previous Ersta Konsthall, Solo Show, "Holly Hoax"
2005 South London Gallery, London, video screening, “Video Lounge,” Mar-May 2005, Curated by Sara Raza, http://sararaza.com/
2005 "Temporary Contemporary", Group show London, A selection of Goldsmiths Art, Design and Textile students. Curated by Davina Drummond, UK
2005 Student Graduate show, Goldsmiths University of London, Fine art, Studio Practice and contemporary studies,
2004 House Gallery, Camberwell/London, Group show "Nexus", a selection of Goldsmiths Fine Art students
2004 The Crypt Gallery, Group show, a selection of Goldsmiths Fine Art students


Talks and seminar
s

2015 Gerlesborg School of Fine Art Bohuslän, On my Practice
2014 Gerlesborg School of Fine Art Stockholm, On my Practice
2015 Workshop/Course, "Intuition within artistic practice", Gerlesborgsskolan I Bohuslän
2013 Slakthusateljéerna Stockholm, The Members of Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm visiting Slakthusateljeerna, Panel discussion led by Katrin Ingelstedt
http://www.katriningelstedt.se/
2012 Grafikskolan i Stockholm, Foundation art school, seminar on my practice,
2012 Botkyrka "Young Artists Production program" (Yapp), Seminar on my practice, Yapp is a collaboration with Botkyrka Secondary school and Royal Collage of Art in Stockholm
2012 Canadian Embassy in Stockholm, film screening and panel discussions. Film work "Lets kill time with a cigarette while waiting for a decision"-
2012 Malmö feministiska forum, film screening “Lets kill time with a cigarette while waiting for a decision”, fallowed by a seminar on film as a political tool.
2012 Stockholm University & Royal Collage of Fine Art, department for Computer science.
Seminar ” The Nightmares of Participation”- on collaborative and participatory art.
This seminar was part of the research project Performing Structure initiated by artist and PhD student Karin Hansson.


Curatorial work

2008 Exhibition: Myth of Reality, www.mythofreality.se

Assignments

2014 ongoing, Swedish Arts Council (Statens Kulturråd), Member in the reference group for visual arts and design, Ledamot i referensgruppen för utställningsarrangörer inom bild- och formområdet
2011 Ordfront organisation, Member of the board of Ordfront Organisation
2011 Assistant for a film project titled "Mutual Matters", a collaboration between Artist Petra Bauer, Filmmaker Marius Dybwad-Brandrud, and curator Kim Einarsson
2006-2007 Art teacher at secondary school, IESB (International English School in Bromma)
2002 Project assistant for artists Reza Aramesh and Tina Spear on the project
"Centrefold Scrapbook", London
1999-2000 Artist assistant Ernst Billgren AB, Stockholm

Grants and Awards

2013-2015 Studio grant, Stockholm City, Ateljéstöd Stockholms kulturförvaltning
2011 Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Grant for cost-intensive work/project "Why Such a fuss my friend Comfort Zones- part 1"
2011 Production support from Kulturförvaltningen, City of Stockholm for a project initiated by the artists group “RAR- Rapid Art Response”, a collaboration with Husby Konsthall and "RAR- Rapid Art Response"