Björkholmen Gallery

Johanna Ekström

Born in 1970 Writer and artist
Lives in Stockholm

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS ETC:

2012
Still Life, Photos, Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm

2011
”Innan allt ens är möjligt att förstöra” , six photos , Galleri Forum, Stockholm.

2007
Photos, Hanaholmen, Finland

2002
Installation, Strategies of Moments. With Erik Pauser. OlleOlsson-huset,  Solna

2001
Installation, Gallerie Leger, Malmö
Installation: L´Intrus / Intruder. With Erik Pauser. CCS (Centre Culturel Suédois) Paris.

2000
Brott, dance performance for seven dancers, video projections, objects, with Erik Pauser and choreographer Björn Elisson, The House of Dance, Stockholm.
Installation, Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm

1999
Brott, installation, with Erik Pauser, Färgfabriken, Stockholm
Brott, installation, with Erik Pauser, Bildmuseet, Umeå
Brott, installation, with Erik Pauser, Stenasalen, Göteborgs          Konstmuseum

1998 
Skåda (Gaze), installation with dancers, Rooseum, Malmö; Passagen, Linköping
Brott, installation, with Erik Pauser, Gävle Art Centre, Gävle, Sweden

1997 
Skåda (Gaze), installation with dancers, Enkehuset, Stockholm

1996 
Installation, Galleri Mors Mössa, Gothenburg
Schlaraffenland, installation, Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm. 

1994 
Ljusrapporter (Light Reports), paintings, sculptures, x-ray, Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm


Art in public spaces:
Stockholm: AlbaNova, Stockholms Universitet. Bromma Sjukhus.
Uppsala: Akademiska sjukhuset, Blåsenhus Uppsala Universitet.


PUBLICATIONS: poetry / prose:

Om man håller sig i solen (If You Stay In the Sun), a memoir (Bonniers, 2012) 
Det enda främmande, poetry, (Wahlström & Widstrand, 2008
Titta hon kryper, short stories (Wahlström & Widstrand, 2006
Avskedsstafetten (The Goodbye Relay), a novel, (Wahlström & Widstrand, 2004)
Jag ska vakna stående (I shall wake up standing), (Wahlström & Widstrand, 2003 )
Vad vet jag om hållfasthet (What do I know of stability), (Wahlström & Widstrand, 2001)
Gå förlorad (Get Lost), (Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand, 1998)
Fiktiva Dagboken (The Fictitious Diary), (Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand, 1997)
Rachels Hus (Rachel´s House), (Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand, 1995)
De Facto, with artist Peter Hahne, (Malmö: Johanna Ekström & Peter Hahne, 1994)
Vitöga (White of the Eye), (Bonniers, 1994)
Skiffer (Slate), (Bonniers, 1993)


OTHER TEXTS / LIBRETTOS AND COLLABORATIONS ON DANCE PERFORMANCES WITH CHOREOGRAPGER BJÖRN ELISSON

2012
Innan allt ens är möjligt att förstöra (Before It Is Even Possible To Destroy 
Everything) konstbok med fotografier och text (art book) ´Notherthings Publishing.

2011  
De allvetande hundarna II (Omniscent Dogs II), text and voice over for   choreographer Björn Elisson, Dansens Hus.

2010  
Till Rom (- Nordic artists in Rome during 150 years), A poem and a photography. Carlsson Publishing House.
Paletten, #278.

2009 
De allvetande hundarna (Omniscent Dogs), text and voice over for choreographer Björn Elisson, premiering October 2009, Fylkingen.

2008 
An essay for the artist book  Den eviga återkomsten / ”The Eternal Return” by artist Jan Håfström.
The Baltic Quintet, anthology of poetry from the Baltic countries. Wolsak and Wynn, Canada.

2007  
Minnesdvärgar (Memory dvarves), text and voice over for choreographer Björn Elisson, premiering October 2007, Dansens Hus).
Vinden från Myconos / Il vento di Myconos. Translation of a collection of poems by Corrado Calabrò together with Tomas Lappalainen, 3 kronors Förlag.

2006  
Sken (Shine), text/synopsis for choreographer Björn Elisson)
premiering February 2006, Moderna Dansteatern

2004 
Volt (Voltage), Synopsis and set design for a dance performance by choreographer Björn Elisson. (Moderna Dansteatern + tour)
Ut ur historien (Out of the Story) libretto for composer Ylva Nyberg.

2001
Mörkerflickan (The Twilight Girl), text written for a dance performance by
choreographer Björn Elisson. (Moderna Dansteatern + tour)

2000
Äpplen, sanningar (Apples and Truths) libretto for singer Malena Ernman. Composer: Ylva Nyberg.
Brott with choreographer Björn Elisson and artist Erik Pauser. (Dansens Hus)

1998
Mynningar (Orifices), synopsis, collaboration with choreographer Björn Elisson

1997
Skyddsängel (Guardian Angel), poems for choreographer Björn Elisson. (Moderna Dansteatern + tour)