Åsa Maria Bengtsson
Hantverkaregatan 12
211 55 Malmö, Sweden
cellphone +46 70 723 03 50
e-mail: asamaria.bengtsson(at)comhem.se
homepage: www.asamariabengtsson.se

Education
Grafikskolan Forum, Malmö, Sweden 1982-1987

upcoming exhibitions / projects
2016 Mellom Himmel og Fjord, Hardanger, Norway, outdoor-project
2016 Borås International Sculpture Biennale

2016 Galleri Ping Pong, group exhibition
2016 public artwork comission (scetch) for Örebro
2015-2016 public artwork, Bredviksskolan, Växjö
2017 Krognoshuset Aura, Lund, solo show
2012-2015 Fast eller Flytande, kortfilm på turné i USA

solo exhibitions / projects (selected)
2016 Borås International Sculpture Biennale
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6 Halmstad Arthall
2015 Trelleborgs Museum, soloshow
2015 Karlskrona Arthall
2014
Cinema Spegeln during the filmfestival IFEMA
2013 Galleri Pi,
Copenhagen, Danmark (with Tamara Malmeström and Charlotte Pedersen)
2013 Klippans Arthall
2012 Galleri 21 Malmö, Sweden
2012 Esklistuna Art Museum

2011 FRÄMMANDE
, performance/installation i allén utanför Moderna Museet i Malmö
2011 DUNKERS KULTURHUS, Other Spaces, with med Tamara Malmeström de Laval and Charlotte Perdersen (DK)
2011 FERMENTITY, shortfilm
2009 PLATS FÖR TANKE, Karlskrona Arthall 2010
2009 PLATS FÖR TANKE, Trollhättan Arthall

2009 INIFRÅN KINA, Galleri Format, Malmö
2009 FLYGANDE MATTOR public commission art work in Helsingborg
2009 PLATS FÖR TANKE, Malmö Museum, Fotografins Rum, SE
2009 FERNFELD, http://fernfeld.de, exhibition on the internet with images from China
2008 By light, lightfestival, Slottsparken, Malmö, SE
2008 Cappadocia Turkiet, videoscreening
2008 809 INIAF International Art District in the Three Gorges area, China, video installation
2007 FÅR JAG LOV documentary, a film about everybodies right to be included
2007 Malmö Sculpture Park 2007, Stortorget, Malmö SE - the sculpture HOME
2007 STEAM - Performance in Varberg SE
2007 Virserums Konsthall - Meltingpot SE
2007 TRÄ Virserums Konsthall SE, out-door installation - ROOTS

2007 FLOW (35 mm film in cooperation with Ewa Cederstam) has been shown at:
St Johns, New Foundland, Kanada
Kapstaden Syd Afrika
Hela Sveriges Filmfestival Jokkmokk SE
New European Film Festival, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
International Environmental Film Festival, Barcelona, El Prat de Llobregat, Tortosa & St.Feliu de Guixols, Spain
ICA, London UK
IFEMA Malmö
SVT (Swedish Television) 19/5

2006 [luftrum] The Arthall in Trollhättan SE
2006 Culture Day and Night in Varberg, video projection outdoors SE
2006 [just water] THE ARTHALL / HAMNMAGASINET in Varberg SE
2006 FLOATING CARPET, public art commission work, mosaic in Trollhättan SE
2006 LUFTRUM, Galleri 21, Malmö SE

2006 FLOW (35 mm film in co-operation with Ewa Cederstam) has been shown at:
The Filmfestival in Gothenburg
Filmhuset in Stockholm
Laholms Filmfestival
Cinema Spegeln and Cinema Royal (BUFF) in Malmö
Cinema Panora, Malmö
The Malmoe Festival
The Filmfestival in Umeå (honorary mention for the best dokumentary)
Uppsala Filmfestival
Cinema Capitol Varberg
the World Underwater Film Festival in Antibes, France
TEMPO filmfestival in Stockholm
nominated for the STHLM.DOC-price.
SVT2 (Swedish Television)11/11 och 24/12 2006

2006 Trailerfilm for BUFF (35 mm) was shown during BUFF in Malmö
2005 The tide is high, videoinstallation in a church Dieppe, France
2004 BOX KRAFTVERK, Kramfors, SE
2003 Galleri Valfisken, Simrishamn, SE
2003 UNDER COVER, Dance/Performance outdoors, Malmö SE
2002 Galleri 21, Malmö [just water], SE
2002 Galleri Rostrum, Malmö, video and sound installation "Make it happen", SE
2002 Victoriateatern, Malmö with Pelle Ossler (musician) and Bob Hansson (poet) "En krokig kväll", SE
2001 Tomarps Kungsgård installation indoors and outdoors, SE
2001 GRILLA VILLA [burning down the house, performance in Hästveda, SE
2001 Out of Sync, video - and sound installation, Gloucester CathedrEal and The Guildhall, Gloucester, UK
2000 Skånes Konstförening "Doften när ingenting stämmer" Malmö, SE
1999 Malmö Arthall Auditorium ART ATTACK - video-screening, SE
1999 Galleri Gerthel, Malmö, "How to tell a story", SE
1998 ART ATTACK - video-installations in apartments, Malmö, SE
1998 Bergrummet Sofia, Culture capital of the year, (with Gertrud Alfredsson), , Stockholm, SE
1997 Lund Arthall, E.G.O. [en generös omfamning] (with Gertrud Alfredsson), SE
1996 “Light my fire (Morfeus # 9)“, (with Thore Soneson), Galleri Leger 2, Malmö, SE
1996 Galleri Leger 2, “Me, we and everyone else“ Malmö, SE
1996 "Trädgårdslust" Ystad Art Museum, photoinstallation outdoors in Sövestad, SE
1996 Traffic, "The End" Malmö, SE
1995 Galleri Gerthel “When the shit hits the fan“ Malmö, SE
1994 "The dreamer“, (with Thore Soneson), club Razzia, Malmö, SE
1994 Ystad Art Museum, "The death in Ystad", SE
1994 Galleri RIX, Linköping, SE
1993 Malmö Arthall Annex PROJECT VENUS, SE
1993 Sölvesborgs Arthall, SE
1992 PROJECT VENUS Station Skelderhus, Munkaljungby, SE
1991 Installation, Nässjö Culturehouse, SE
1990 Galleri Pictura, Lund, SE

group exhibitions / videoshows (selected)
2016 Mellom Himmel og Fjord, Hardanger, Norway, outdoor-project
2015 Kristianstad Arthall
2015 DET STORA BLÅ, Gotland Art Museum
2015 Multipel.nu, Konstfrämjandet, Malmö
2015 Galleri 21, Malmö

2014 Open Art, Örebro
2014 JÄSNINGEN,
shortfilm in competition
at KINO DER KUNST in München, Germany
2014 Polyfoni, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simri
shamn
2013 Instrument, Kulturmöllan, Lövestad
2012 JÄSNINGEN shortfilm in competition at Brest International Filmfestival, France
2012 Biograf Spegeln, IFEMA filmfestival, shortfilm JÄSNINGEN
2012 Galleri St Gertrud, Malmö
2010 Carl Larsson & Co, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg
2010 Supermarket, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
2009 FÅR EJ ÖVERTÄCKAS, Eskilstuna Konst Museum,
groupshow (Finland-Sweden)
2009 På Kryss – Helsingör, Denmark
2009 From place to place – nyförvärv och projekt, del 2 , Skissernas Museum, Lund
2008 Illuminators, video installation at Koltsovo Airport, Yekaterinenburg, Russia
2008 Art is Not Mute - HIT, Gothenburg SE, Uppsala Museum SE
2007 Art is Not Mute - ERSTA, the Institute of Contemporary Art - Dunaújváros, Hungary
2007 ART IS NOT MUTE, Ersta Konsthall, Stockholm SE
2007 ADDO photo in focus Malmö SE
2007 Galleri 54, videoscreening, Gothenburg SE
2006 Galleri 21 "Skyltfönster" Malmö SE
2005 Reunion, Konstlaboratorium, Westfossen, Norway
2005 Pineapple Videobar Malmö Konsthall, IDI Gallery Stockholm and Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg SE - videoscreening
2005 Ladyfest in Lund SE- videoscreening
2005 Rostrum 25 years, Mazzetti, Malmö SE
2004 Videoscreening Cirkulations Centralen, Malmö, SE
2004 FilmBar # 10, Biograf Panora, Malmö, SE
2004 PAVILION: INTERMIX04, Leeds, UK
2004 Kunsthalle Lophem, VOIDS PADS PLACES, Belgium
2004 DRIFT Resonant Cities, radio/internet broadcasting, [just water] - sound, Scotland
2004 publication / rollon- Ystad konstmuseum, SE, "Publish and be Damned" in London, UK, "Traveling Magazine table" in New York, USA
2004 VIDEO OUT, Ekaterinenburg, Russia
2003 Karlskrona Arthall, SE
2003 Museo de Arte Contemporàneo, video installation, Santiago, Chile
2003 Simrishamns film and videofestival, SE
2003 Holga bilder på Café Siesta, Malmö, SE
2003 Galerie Rosemarie, Malmö, SE
2003 "Filmisk Konst" video installation, Dalarnas Museum, Falun, SE
2003 rollon.net/publication Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, SE
2002 Emma Heddich, video-screening, Panora, Malmö, SE
2002 Reflux Archival Process, Strout, UK
2002 Hässleholms Kulturhus, Hässleholm, SE
2002 Galleri F 15, Moss, Norway
2002 Kummelfestivalen, outdoor-installation, Kalmar, SE
2002 Heterogénisis, Galleri 18 %, Lund, SE
2002 Dundee Contemporary Arts, (Publication / rollon), Scotland
2002 (SHOOT on tour) Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan
2001 SHOOT on tour (curatorial)
3. Bethanienhaus, Berlin
4. Borås Konstmuseum, SE
5. Tomarps Kungsgård, outdoor nightscreening, SE
6. Hässleholms Kulturhus, SE
7. Non stop video, videovindue, Copenhagen, Denmark
8. Tapei Artist Village, Tapei, Taiwan
2001 Gloucester Cathedral och The Guildhall, video - och soundinstallation, UK
2001 ANIMA video-screening, Maison de la Culture Plateau Mont-Royal, Montreal, Canada
2001 rollon.net/publication
2001 Re.projects Space, Stroud. Glos., UK
2000 SHOOT/moving pictures by artists, Malmö Arthall and the cinema Spegeln in Malmö, SE (curatorial, together with Marit Lindberg, Lisa Strömbeck)
SHOOT on tour (curatorial, together with Marit Lindberg, Lisa Strömbeck and Annika Wiström)
1. Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2. Nordicliveart / Paletten, Gothenburg, SE
2000 Hedbergs in Vinslöv, "Aktuell Rapport Sydnytt", SE
2000 Gallery Avivson, video, Paris
2000 Galleri Leger "ADDO" Malmö, SE
2000 NETMAGE, video, Bologna, Italy
1999 Pusan Metropolitan Museum (Malmö Konsthall), South Corea
1999 The Pineapple Project Room, Malmö, SE
1997 “Midwinterlight“, Helsingborg, SE
1997 Breanäs Kulturhus, “Stone memory“, (with Thore Soneson), SE
1997 Limit -53 Vikingsbergs Museum Helsingborg, SE
1997 Konst i Växthus, "Oral Faces", Hammenhög, SE
1996 Lund Art Gallery, Lund, SE
1996 " The book as an object“, the Rööhska Museum Gothenburg and the Bild Museum in Umeå, SE

1994 The Artfair in Sollentuna, SE
1993 The Arthall of Höör, SE
1991 “Culturesummer" in Tranås, Eksjö, Nässjö, Vetlanda, SE
1991 Galleri Glemminge, SE
1991 Sydnytt 2 Malmö Konsthall, -91-92, SE
1990 Hörby Museum, SE
1990 "Skulptur Linero", outdoor-installation in Lund, SE

public artwork
2015-2017 public work, Mölndal together with MARELD architects
2015 public artwork, ROLLING CARPET, Brattørakaia, Trondheim
2015
public artwork, INTERTWINED, Hammarkullen, Göteborg, invigning maj
2014
public artwork, SYNKRON, Kulturkvarteret I Kristianstad
2013 public artwork, "Memorial over scenic Artists from Malmö", Davidhallsbron, Malmö, Sweden

2012
public artwork, MAGNOLIA,
Public artwork in Staffanstorp, Sweden
2011 public artwork, EXPRESS, Stavanger New Concerthall - the Amfietheatre, Norway
2011 Scetch mission, public artwork in the Museipark, Eskilstuna
2010 Scetch mission, public artwork, Stavanger Concert Hall, Norway (6 competing artists)
2010 Scetch / precvalification, Minnesmärke, Köping
2010 public artwork, The CHAORDIC BALANCE, - Attunda Tingsrät, Stockholmt
2009 public artwork,FLYING CARPETS, Helsingborg
2008 temporary artwork, LIQUID CARPET, By Light,, Slottsparken, Malmö (temporary installation)
2007 temporary artwork, HOME, Malmö Skulpturpark Stortorget - skulpturen (temporary installation)

2006 public artwork, FLOATING CARPET, mosaic outdoor in Trollhättan SE
1997 Breanäs stone-sculpture (together with Thore Soneson)
Bostadsrättsföreningen Hemtrevnad, Hantverkaregatan 12, concrete and glass 1994
Kvarteret Trasten i Arlöv, concrete sculpture 1992
Strandbaden, stone sculpture 1991
Vårdskolan ni Lund, concrete relief 1987

set design
2009 video for the play HUSET
2006 the film “searching for the militant code“, by Thore Soneson and Michael Johansson 2006
1998 Set designer of the film “MAN“, by Thore Soneson
1995 Set designer of the multimediaplay “PASSION“, Malmö Arthall Auditorium 1995
92-94Set designer of the Poetry Festival in Malmö

other projects
2008 Artist in recidence, 809 INIAF International Art District in the Three Gorges area, Kina
2005 Under kursen Ljus i nattlig stadsmiljö: fullskaleprojekt i Ängelholm och Helsingborg
2004 Artist in residence i Dieppe, Frankrike
2003 KONST PÅ DANSENS ARENA - DANS PÅ KONSTENS ARENA - DVD-produktion för Konstfrämjandet

participates in:
www.multipel.nu
rollon.net, art at internet
LARM - soundarchive

represented
Kristianstad Kommun, Attunda Tingsrätt, Sollentuna, Stavanger Nya Konserthus, Norge, Malmö Kommun, Staffanstorps Kommun, Trollhättans Kommun, Helsingborgs Kommun, Helsingborgs Museum, Statens Konstråd, Malmöhus Läns Landsting, Malmö Kommun, Malmö Museum, Malmö Konserthus, Tyresö Kommun, Jönköpings Läns Landsting, Linköpings Kommun, Simrishamns Kommun, Varbergs Kommun, Skissernas Museum Lund

grants
2013 Malmö Konststudio
2010 for the shortfilm FERMENTATION:
Film i Skåne, The Swedish Arts Comittee, Filmcentrum Syd
2007 Sparbanksstiftelsen (för projektet PLATS FÖR TANKE)
2006 Fast eller Flytande (35 mm dokumentär):
Svenska Filminstitutet, SVT, Konstnärsnämnden scen/film, projektbidrag 2003 samt ett antal olika bidrag/stipendier från bla Letterstedska fonden 2003, Film i Skåne, Film i Dalarna.

2006 Buffs vinjettfilm: Svenska Filminstitutet, Film i Skåne, Kodak, Nordisk Film Postproduktion
1997 - 2007 10-årigt arbetsstipendium, Konstnärsnämnden
1994 Projektbidrag, Konstnärsnämnden
1993 Richard Björklunds stipendiefond
1991 Lengertz kulturpris
1991 Edstrandska stiftelsen
1995 Arbetsbidrag, Konstnärsnämnden
1992 Arbetsbidrag, Konstnärsnämnden
1989 Malmö Kommuns stipendium
1989 Arbetsbidrag, Konstnärsnämnden
1987 Ellen Trotzigs stipendium
1987 Bror Ejves fond
1987 Startbidrag, Konstnärsnämnden
1986 Skånes Konstförenings stipendium
1985 Turéns Stipendiefond

other film / video
2014 Society Acts, Malmö Moderna Museum (with Thore Soneson
2013 Aspelin/Aspelin about the artist Gert Aspelin and his grandfather (with Thore Soneson)
2013 Den lille jägaren, for Trelleborg Museums
2013 Bräckt Vatten (with Thore Soneson)
2013 SUPERNOVA, filming Marianne Heiers performance at Malmö Konst Museum
2011 JÄSNINGEN, (FERMENTITY) kortfilm, 9:00
2013 KINO DER KUNST I München, Tyskland, (i tävlan)
2012 27th Brest European Short Filmfestival, (i tävlan)
2012 IFEMA, female filmfestival, Malmö
2011 Panora i Malmö
2011 FILMBAR #6, Inkonst, Malmö
2011 FOR J, kortfilm, 3:54, har visats på konstutställning, bl a Dunkers Kulturhus

2007-2012 VIDEO TILL MALMÖ KONSTHALL (visades under utställningen av respektive konstnär).
Thea djordjadze 2012, Lisa-Anne Auerbach 2012 Mike Nelson 2012, Gerhard Nordström 2011, Misaki Karwai 2011, Chris Johanson 2011, Walead Beshty 2011, Rivane Neuenschwander 2010, Maj Sjöwall 2010, Pascale Marthine Tayou 2010, Hans-Peter Feldman 2010, Hreinn Fridfinnsson 2008, David Shrigley 2007, Sarah Sze 2006

2007 FÅR JAG LOV a movie about the everyones right to belong. On behalf of Virserums Konsthall.
2007 BIG JUMP, video in Barcelona, Spain on behalf of The Anna Lindh Foundation
2006 FLOW (35 mm film made together with Ewa Cederstam) has been shown in several festivals abroad and in Sweden. Has been shown on SVT four times. Did the honorable mention for best documentary at the Umeå International Film Festival in 2006, when it also was nominated for STHLM.DOC price.
2006 Trailer film (35 mm) for BUFF (filmfestival) was shown during the the festival in Malmö

curatorial activities
2014 CUL-DE-SAC, kollektivt filmprojekt
2008 PLACE OF THOUGHT exhibition at Malmö Museum, Room for Photography
2001 SHOOT on tour, international tour with the film / video festival
2000 SHOOT / moving pictures by artists, film and video festival, Malmö (with Marit Lindberg and Lisa Strömbeck),
1987-1989 Leather Factory Gallery Activities
1987-1994 Gallery Rostrum Gallery Activities

educational activities
2010-2012 Open Workshop at Malmö Arthall
2010 Stadsdelskonstnär / pedagogic project with a school in Malmö, Malmö Konsthall2008
2008 Tutor in a light-project at Kulturen in Lund at the Stage and Theater Technology at K3, Malmö University
2008 Turin Youth Forum 2008, leader at an international workshop in Turin, Italy (through The Anna Lindh Foundation)
2006 Lecture at SLU in Uppsala at an international conference on water and a number of lectures on my own art at art schools, etc..
Miro and Educational Project (scrap sculptures) for children, Malmö Konsthall (1994)
Pedagog on Sculpture Project for children under Malmö Art Exhibition Halls YTKRAFT over three months
About theroom - Short project at Alnarp country munity architectural training
Teacher at Scanian Painters School for a year
Teacher in graphics, sculpture, etc. on Folkhögskola - Munka Ljungby Folkhögskola, 1 years and Östra Grevie, in different periods (in the 90s)
Twelve years as instructors in ceramics, painting, krokie mm in the 1980s

cataloques / published / biography
2013 OPEN ART, catalogue
2012 KUNST I STAVANGER NYA KONSERTHUS, catalogue
2011 ANDRA RUM, catalogue Dunkers Kulturhus

2009 Får ej övertäckas, catalogue for exhibition at Eskilstuna Art Museum
2009 Plats för tanke, catalogue for exhibition at Malmö Museum
2008 809 INIAF, catalogue for exhibition in China
2008 Airport Koltsovo, catalogue for exhibition in Russia
2006 [bara vanligt vatten] - [luftrum] katalog till utställningar i Varberg och Trollhättan
2006 Fast eller Flytande shown at SVT den 11/11, 24/12 2006, 19/4 2007 OCH 1/6 2008.
2005 Reunion, catalogue exhibition, Vestfossen, Norway,
2005 The tide is high, catalogue exhibition, Dieppe France
2004 Heterogénisis nr 41 2002, nr 46-47
2001 The Gloucestershire/Galleri 21 Malmö Art Exchange, catalogue exhibition, England
2000 SHOOT / moving pictures by artists ,catalogue film / videofestival
1999 Contemporary Art of Southern Sweden,catalogue exhibition, South Corea
1998 BILJOURNALEN, 21/10 Swedish Television
1997 E.G.O. [en generös omfamning],catalogue exhibition, Lunds Konsthall
1996 Heterogénisis nr 17 oktober
1996 Tidningen 90-tal nr 19
1993 Tidskriften Beckerell nr 3
1993 PROJEKT VENUS,catalogue exhibition, Malmö Konsthalls Annex
1987 Sydnytt Malmö Konsthall, catalogue exhibition at Malmö Konsthall