Cecilia Stenbom Swedish, b. 1976

Biography
 
Born 1976 Stockholm, Sweden
1999 - 2003 BA (hons) Fine Art, Academy of Fine Art, Helsinki, Finland
2003 - 2005 MFA Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK
 
Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2016
Parallel, North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016, Blyth, UK
2014
The List, Baltic 39, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Everyday Collateral, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
2013
Manual, Public event in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Nobody Gets Out Of Here Alive, Kaapelin Galleria, Helsinki, Finland

2012

Cecilia Stenbom, Kristy Stubbs Gallery, Dallas, USA

2010
Homeland Security, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK

Daily Escapes I-III, Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland.

2006
Daily Escapes, MUU Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2002
They don't know we're faking it, Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
 

2015
In Waiting, Reggio Film Festival, Reggio Emilia, IT
The Case, Minimalen Short Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway
2014
Satellite Satellite, Workplace London, London, UK
The Case, Glasgw Short Film Festival, Glasgow, UK
2013
North by North East, Berwick Film and Media Festival, UK

Tip of the Iceberg, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK

Dallas Art Fair 2013, Dallas, Texas, USA

2012

Happy Fashion, Perugia, Italy

Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgart, Germany

2011

Northern Lights, Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate, UK
Gadgets, Culture Tram, organised by Korjaamo and AV-arkki, Helsinki, Finland

NADA Art Fair, Miami
ROTATE, Contemporary Art Society & Shortlist Media, London
Moving Image, New York, USA, with Workplace Gallery
2010        
Classic of the Month - Daily Escapes I-III, Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland.
2009
13th Media Art Biennale, WRO 09 Expanded City, Wroclaw, Poland
Trickle-down Theory, Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland.
The Public Realm Project, Curated by /sLab, Sunderland, UK
2008
TOMORROW THE FUTURE, Fishmarket Gallery, Northampton, UK
All my favourite singers couldn't sing, Workplace Gallery, UK
Connecting Principles, Culture Lab, Newcastle, UK
Breslau CV Rydek, Wroclaw, Poland
King Fisher's Tales, Union Gallery. London, UK
2007
False Witness, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
2006
Helsinki International, Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland
Formal Dining, Hales Gallery, London, UK
Blue Star Red Wedge, Glasgow International, Glasgow, UK
The Space in-between the Sole and the Heel, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
2005
Glasgow/Beijing, Museum of Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
Exit Strategy, Tramway, Glasgow, UK
RCCA Spring Animal Show, Park Circus, Glasgow, UK
2004
Leisure Paintings, Leisure Projects, Montreal, Canada
The Games We Play, Magyar Képzömüvészeti Egyetem, Budapest, Hungary
RCCA Spring Animal Show, Park Circus, Glasgow, UK
2003
Extracts, Akademijos galerijoje, Vilnius, Lithuania
When Subjectivity Meets Reality, Gallery 3:14, Bergen, Norway
2002
One Day Stands, ID:I Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Crowd Pleasers, The San Francisco Art Institute and Academy of Fine Arts, San Fransisco U.S.A. and Helsinki, Finland
 
Selected Screenings

2014

The Case (Forth Coming), Glasgow Short Film Festival, UK

The Case, London Short Film Festival, UK

The Case, Rotterdam Film Festival, Netherlands

2013

How To Choose, DanubeVIDEOARTfestival, Grein, Austria

The Rescue, Queens Hall Art Centre, Hexham, UK

How To Choose, 9th International Short Film Festival, Detmold, Germany

Tampere Film Festival, Tampere, Finland.
2011
Mismebinga Film Festival, Cameroon

2010
Carte Blanche AV-Arkki, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Franfurt, Germany
Reikäreuna Film Festival, Orivesi, Finland

2009

Vilnius International Film Festival, Kino Pavasaris, Lithuania
Beyond Film, Durham Film Festival, Durham, UK.
2008
Pikinen Polku, Oulu City Art Museum, Finland
Beyond Film, Durham, UK
VIEW 08, Andorra, Helsinki, Finland
Propeller TV Screening of "Search & Destroy", UK
2007
Tampere Filmfestival, Tampere, Finland
View 07, Andora Cinema, Helsinki, Finland
Sasion Video, Series of screenings organized by Espaice Croise, Roubaix France
Little Jewel Cinema, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
2006
VIEW 06, Korjaamo Helsinki. Finland.
2005
Love Bites - Rakkaus puree, Helsinki International Film festival, Kiasma, Helsinki
Urban Flesh and Blood, International Video Festival Pusto Video Art Festival, Moscow, Russia, Prodajna Galerija, Belgrade, Serbia and Barricades, Kaliningrad, Russia, Curated by The Kaliningrad Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts
Artificial Life, Aspex gallery, Portsmouth, UK
Traveling 16, The Rennes Film Festival, Rennes, France
VIEW05, Andora Cinema, Helsinki, Finland
2004
Kosova Festival, Prishtina Museum, Kosovo
World Video Art Festival, NOASS Gallery, Riga, Lativa
Mixed Tape, Platform Gallery, Vaasa, Finland
Mediawawe, Györ, Hungary
Tampere Filmfestival, Tampere, Finland
View04, Andora Cinema, Helsinki, Finland
 
Awards, Commissions and Residencies

2014

NewBridge Project exhibition Committee, Newcastle, UK.

Artist Films (forth coming), artist feature and profile, produced by Contemporary Visual Arts Network, North East.  

Unwritten (forth coming), Byker Metro Temporary Commission, Newcastle, UK.

 

2013

Manual, participatory event, facilitated by Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, UK.

Artist-in-residence and commission by Berwick Visual Art and Berwick Film & Media Festival, UK.
Artist Residency (forth coming), MAWA, Winnipeg, Canada.
2012 
The Artist Cut, Short film commission by Northern Film and Media in association with Channel4, with Third Films.
Grants for the Arts Scheme for individual artists, Arts Council England

2010
ISIS Arts, artist in residence, Newcastle, UK

2009
Grants for the Arts Scheme for individual artists, Arts Council England

2007
/slab, artist in residence, Sunderland University, UK
Lounge Art, video commission, commissioned by Wansbeck Council, Northumbria, UK
2005
Grants for the Arts Scheme for Individual Artists, Arts Council England, UK
2002
Project Grant, Taiteen Keskustoimikunta, Finland
 
Bibliography

 

2013

Interview: Cecilia Stenbom, Corridor8, 25.09.13 online http://www.corridor8.co.uk/online/interview-cecilia-stenbom-2/

Crime comes to town, The Journal, Brian Daniel, (16.05.2013)

Cecilia brings a touch of Nordic Noir to Berwick, Berwick Advertiser, Jim Milnes, (16.05.2013)

 

Berwick's new artist in residence, Berwick Advertiser, Simon Duke (17.01.2013)

2012
Happy Fashion, exhibition catalogue published by VIAINDUSTRIAE, Edited by Emanuele de Donno, Italy (2012)
Cecilia Stenbom, by Bryony Bond. Essay commissioned by Workplace Gallery, UK
2011
New Lights, exhibition catalogue
MOVING IMAGE: AN ART FAIR OF CONTEMPORARY VIDEO ART by Mark Rifkin, online review, This Week in NY, twi-ny.com, (2011)
2010
Homeland Security by Helen Grace Keen, online review www.helengracekeen.com
This week's new exhibitions, Guardian Guide, preview section, UK (20.11.2010)
AsSOLOshow, Exibart, by Marianna Agliottone, Italy

2009
Expanded City, WRO 09, 13th Media Art Bianalle publication, Poland
2008
AV-arkki 2008, published by AV-arkki, Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art, Finland
ISBN 978-952-99328-4-9
2007
Saison Video 2007, Issue 31, France
2006
AV-arkki 2006, published by AV-arkki, Distribution Centre for Finnish Media Art, Finland
ISBN 952-99328-2-0
Daily Escapes I-III, Taide, Hanna Maria Anttila  #3/2006, Finland
degrees unedited, A-N,  May issue, 2006
L'ennui/Boredom, 2006 ISBN 2-951 8005-2-5, France
Nothern Lights, Dazed and Confused,Issue 34 February 2006, UK
2005
Exit Strategy, Hiscox MFA Glasgow Degree Show catalogue, ISBN 0 901904 44 9, UK
2004
Everyday Conversations, Pirjetta Brander, Taide, #3/2004, Finland
A Tale of an iPod or how/why I spend £299 on a technical device, Cecilia Stenbom, Published by Shoal of Mackerel, ISBN 0-9547347-0-X, UK
2002
Katri Vala Happy Birthday (Alexandra Mir, Editor) Gavin Brown's Enterprise, N.Y.