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Bio: Born and raised in Stockholm, Anna Sörenson received her BFA from Umeå University in Sweden. In 2012, Anna received her MFA from Pratt Institute, New York supported by her Fulbright Scholarship. 2014 she graduated from a.pass, a yearlong post-master program in performance art in Brussels, Belgium.

Since 2012 she is represented by Ed Varie in New York City. She has exhibited her work in Stockholm, Brussels, Berlin, Paris, Mexico City, Miami and New York.

She currently lives and works in Stockholm together with artist Daniel Rydh. Together they operate under Rydh/Sörenson and have exhibited their work in Brussels, Spokane, Los Angeles and New York.

Contact: sorenson.anna(at)gmail.com

Press

Interview:

Skärmavbild 2013-10-22 kl. 02.49.59CANDYLAND Stockholm’s podcast series on art visited me in Stockholm to talked about my performance  ”Your Application is Pending”. Watch the full video on vimeo, itunes or CANDYLAND’s website.

Exhibition, Solo

Apocalypse, Rydh/ Sörenson, Ed Varie, Los Angeles, USA, 2017

I See Water, Rydh/Sörenson, Ed Varie at Beverly’s, New York, USA, 2016

Float, part 3, Rydh/Sörenson, Window Dressing, Spokane, WA, USA, 2016

Float, Rydh/Sörenson, Saranac Art Projects, Spokane, WA, USA, 2016

Dichroic Ripple, Rydh/Sörenson, Ten Weyngaert, Brussels, 2015

The Departments of Anna Sörenson, Candyland, Stockholm, 2014

The Neverending Index, Ed Varie, New York, 2014

Your Application is Pending, Cigarrvägen 13, Stockholm, 2013

Suitcase Paintings, WIP Konsthall, Stockholm, 2013

Recording of Material Location, Opus Gallery, New York 2012

Valence in Everyday Objects, Ed Varie, New York, 2012

Marsh 5-9, Collage och gouache på papper, 106 x 113 cm, DeKalb Gallery, 2012

 

Exhibition, Group

‘Salón De Artistas y Libros Seleccionados’, Ed Varie, Mexico City, 2016

’OPUS – DUAE’, Opus Project Space, New York, 2015

‘OPUS- UMUN’, Opus Project Space, New York, 2015

‘Quality Control’, together with Lia Forslund, Royal Collage of Art, London, 2015

‘Drawing Dialog Pieces’, together with Ingrid Ogenstedt, Ciggarvägen 13, Stockholm, 2014

‘Drawing Dialog Pieces’, together with Ingrid Ogenstedt, Imigration Offiec, Bremen, 2014

’Thresholds’, Graduation exhibition at a.pass, Posthogeschool voor Podiumkunsten, Brussels, 2014

‘Double Take’, Youme Haus, New York, 2014

‘Salon Sélectionné, Ed Varie, Paris, 2013

‘Your Application is Pending’, at PRESERVATION, Ed Varie, Miami, 2013

’Your Application is Pending’, Paulig Residence, Brussels, 2013

Color War, Recession Art, New York, 2013

Alternative Galleries, Galleri Verkligheten, Umeå, 2013

Graduate Fine Art, group show, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, 2012

Paper:Work, group show curated by Kelly Worman at Ground Arts Organization, 2012

Postcards from the edge, a benefit for Visual AIDS, hosted by Cheim & Read, New York, 2012

Excavation: Artifact, group show, curator Lindsay Aveilhe, Ed Varie, New York, 2012

Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, 2012

No Trend, group show, curator Jamilla James, Steuben South Gallery, New York, 2011

Tourist Attraction, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 2009

Light Club, Galleri 60, Umeå, 2009

MADE, Norrlands Operan, Umeå, 2009

Homeland, at Death by Audio, Williamsburg, New York, 2008

Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, 2007

Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, 2008

 

Grants and Awards

Pratt Institute International Scholarship, 2012

Minimalism and Land art workshop series, project founded of the American Embassy in

Stockholm, 2011

Pratt Institute Fine Art Department Scholarship, 2011

Fulbright Scholarship, 2009

Fredrika Bremer Scholarship, 2008, 2010

Anna Whitlock Scholarship, 2008

Petersenska Hemmets Scholarship, 2008, 2010

 

Residencies

Tjørnuvík Artist House, Faroe Island, Denmark, 2016

Laboratory, with Rydh/Sörenson, Spokane, 2016

Bains Connective, with Rydh/Sörenson, Brussels, 2015

Art Prison, Helsinki, Finland, 2015

Bains Connective, Brussels, Belgium, 2015

The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, USA, 2013

Vermont Studio Center, USA, 2012

 

Professional Experience

Board member of the Swedish Fulbright Alumni, 2014-

Teacher at Folkuniversitetet, Stockholm, 2016-current

Teacher ar Medborgarskolan, 2016-current

Moderna Museet, pedagogue, guide, information and service provider, 2005-current

Communicator, researcher and archivist at McCabe Fine Art, 2014

Archivist and art fabricator at Joseph Kosuth NY Archive, 2012

Research assistant for the book The Reckoning: Women Artist of the New Millennium by Sue Scott, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal and Eleanor Heartney, 2012

Guest lecturer at Hunter College, Focus and Motivation Series, 2012

Painting assistant to Pat Steir, Under the Cover of Daylight, Rivington 1, New York, 2012

Intern at Sue Scott Gallery, 2012

Painting assistant to Pat Steir, The Nearly Endless Line, at Sue Scott Gallery, New York, 2010

Dockteatern Tittut, stage, costume and puppet designer for

Mamma mammornas Ö, 2008, Dansråttan, 2005,and assisting stage and puppet designer in Flyg med

mig Tummelisa! 2006,Stockholm

 

Publication

Creating a Shift of Perception: Rydh/Sörenson on Olafur Eliasson

Published in Chevet Magazine, 2017

‘The Therapy Sessions’, a catalogue based on the video ‘Therapy with a bureaucrat’, published by a.pass,

Posthogeschool voor Podiumkunsten, Brussels, 2014

’Thresholds’, graduation exhibition catalogue published by a.pass, Posthogeschool voor

Podiumkunsten, Brussels, 2014

Participate in the publication, ‘Scores’, published by a.pass, Posthogeschool voor Podiumkunsten, 2014

Participate in the publication ‘Teorier, metoder och praktiker’, Konstfack University, Stockholm, 2011

Articles at www.omkonst.com, an artist run webpage for art criticism, 2010

Three full page illustrations in the National Universities Board’s annual catalogue, 2008

Article and illustrations in Dans Tidningen nr 2/2008, translated in to English, published in

German Ballettanz, 2008 regarding the works of Tino Segal

 

Education

a.pass, (advanced performance and scenography studies), Posthogeschool voor Podiumkunsten, Brussels, 2013-2014

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, Master of Fine Arts, 2010-2012

Konstfack, Teorier, metoder och Praktiker, Stockholm, 2009-2010

Umeå Konsthögskola, Umeå, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2006-2009

Parsons the New School for Design, 2006

Gerlesborgs Konstskola, Stockholm, 2004-2006

Basis Konstskola, Stockholm, 2002-2004

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