• Anna Asplind is a swedish choreographer/dancer based in Stockholm. She finished her studies at the Ballet Academy of Gothenburg in 2008 and she earned her bachelor degree in Human Geography in 2014. In Asplind’s earlier work she has been engaged in the investigation on dance in relation to perception and understanding of different places. Since 2009 she has been working with a serie called “Dancewalks”, which is a site specific dance installation that has been produced in several public and semi public spaces throughout Europe. In this work she invites the audience to experience space through their bodies with instructions from an audio guide.

    Anna also works in different constellations and collaborations. 2015 she started a new collaboration together with the choreographer Anna Koch and Daniel AlmgrenRecén. She co-produced a site specific performative serie The Ecological Theater together with AlmgrenRécen at the Biological museum in Stockholm during spring and summer 2015. Since 2013 she is a part of the plattform Random Collision in Groningen, Holland. She is also a part of the networking project FastForward, a dramaturgy lab in cooperation between Sweden and the Balkans. In her work she moves between different art fields as well as architecture and human geography. In 2013 she founded Temporära Konsthallen together with Linda Karlsson.

    She performed in festivals and at stages like Weld (2016) in Stockholm and Skogen in Gothenburg (2016), Sweden, Norderzoon festival, Groningen (2013, 2014), Deutsche Oper (2011), Uferstudios (2011), Theaterhaus Mitte (2011) and MADE gallery (2011) in Berlin, the Opera of Copenhagen(2009), the Opera of Goteborg (2008) and Atalante (2010) in Gothenburg.

    She presented her own work at (X) Sites Kattegattleden (2017), GRÄNSLAND, MELLANRUM, AVGRUNDER (2017), Färgfabriken in Stockholm (2015), the Biological museum in Stockholm  (2015), The arthall in Haninge Kulturhus, Konstfrämjandet Värmland in Karlstad (2015) Ada Studio (2010), KnockKnock (2012) and KulturAble (2010) in Berlin, in the art hall Lokstallet (2009/2011) in Sweden, at the 33d International FilmFestival/Atalante (2010) in Goteborg, at the festival ArtFart (2010) in Reykjavik and at Valvet Underground in Stockholm (2010). She worked as a danceartist and teacher in Mobila Dansverkstaden of Dance in Värmland (2008) and she started the dance collective FAS (2009) in Berlin.

    Sine 2014 Anna have been giving lectures and workshops at the University of landscape architecture (SLU) and industrial design (HIG).

    She has worked with such choreographers as Ido Batach, Jasmine Ellis, Tomas Falk, Marco Santi, JunJun sience, Carl-Olof Berg, Israel Aloni, and Maciej Kuzminski.

RESUME

EXPERIENCE

2018

Tipping Points (Royal institute of art), 4thIstanbul design biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

Drömmen om ett torn, Performance lecture at Utrymningsövning as a part of Orosmoln av obeskrivlig kraft, Region Gävleborg

Only Exclusive, Ljud i porten, Konstfrämjandet, Stockholm, Sweden

2017 – 2018

Curator, founder and board member of Biologiska museets vänner

2017

Nelly Sachs rummen, Performance together with Marie-Therese Luger, Gothe institute, Stockholm

MIRAGE
A part of the project (X)Sites Kattegattleden (landart.se)
Produced by Konstnärscentrum Väst, Ängelholm, Sweden

Kommer himlen alltid att vara blå? An interacitive sound installation at an old execution place, Gävle Konst, Sveriges Fängelsemuseum, Söderhamn, Sweden

Perfomance Lab 2017, Intragalactic Arts Collective, Stockholm, Sweden

2016 – 2018

Project leader and developer, Frihet på Cykel, Cykelfrämjandet (Bike Federation of Sweden), Stockholm, Sweden

2016

Insamlat material
6 sensory maps based on bikedèrives in Handen, Haninge. Produced together with graphic designer Jonathan Sahlin.
Handen, Haninge kommun, Sweden

Insisting On
Choreographer/Dancer in collaboration with Anna Koch and Daniel AlmgrenRecén.
Weld, Stockholm, Skogen Gothenburg, Sweden

 2015

Den Ekologiska Teatern
Artistic Director/Curator/Choreographer in collaboration with Daniel AlmgrenRecén.
Co-produced with MDT and Biologiska museet.
Biologiska museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Insisting On
Choreographer/Dancer in collaboration with Anna Koch and Daniel AlmgrenRecén.
Swedish Energies, Issue Project Room, New York, US

Cykeldèrive # Handen – Liljeholmen
Video exhibited at Experiment Stockholm, Färgfabriken, Stockholm,

Haninge Konsthall, Haninge and Åttkanten, Konstfrämjandet, Karlstad, Sweden

2015 – 2016

In the board of the Swedish bike federation Cykelfrämjandet

Museum pedagogic, Biologiska museet, Stockholm

2014

Temporära Konsthallen resurrects
Performance in collaboration with Jens Edvaldsson and Linda Karlsson.
Normalcy, Moderna museet, Stockholm, Sweden

This Space

Choreography with dancers from Fontys academy in Tilburg; Holland

 2013

Experiment A
Choreographer/Dancer in a Random Collision production, Noorderzon Festival, Groningen, Holland

 2012 – 2015

Temporära Konsthallen
Artistic Director/Funder in collaboration with Linda Karlsson
Stockholm, Sweden

 2009 – 2015

DANCEWALKS
Series produced around Europe in cities like; Berlin, Reykjavik – Artfart, Malmö – Beyond Best Practice and Nordiskt forum, Uppsala – SLU (The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), Karlstad – Abundance, Gothenburg – kulturkalaset, Borås – Borås konstmuseum

 2012

I never promised you a rose garden
Art and landscape, Wij trädgårdar, Sweden

Audible improvisaton
Knock Knock, Berlin Germany

2011

TEXTURES
Artistic director/Choreographer/Dancer in collaboration with Peter Uhr
Arthall Lokstallet, Strömstad, Sweden

2010

Berlin dancer
Artistic director/Choreographer/Dancer in collaboration with Peter Uhr
Kulturable, Berlin, Germany

Audible Imrovisation
Paradice Party, Sweden.

Unexpected Interferences
Ada studio, Berlin, Germany

A Dancewalk
Video in collaboration with 5r Film
MDT, Stockholm, Sweden

Berlin Dancer
Artist director/Choreographer/dancer in collaboration with Peter Uhr.
33d Gothenburg International Filmfestival, Atalante, Gothenburg, Sweden

Lyckans Undulater
Ada Studio, Berlin, Germany and Kulturkalaset, Gothenbourg, Sweden

2009

Megapolis
Artist director/Choreographer/dancer in collaboration with Peter Uhr.
Arthall Lokstallet, Stömstad, Sweden

 

WORKS by OTHERS

2018

Koreochgrafi, Performance in a script of Rebecca Chentinell

2016

Zero Point Energy
Choreographer and dancer in a video by Kerstin Hamilton.
Moderna museet, Malmö, Stockholm, Sweden

2014

Experiment B
Dancer in a Random Collision production by Ido Batash, Jasmine Ellis, Thomas Falk.
Noorderzon Festival, Groningen, Netherlands

2013

Connect
Dancer. By Karen Harvey
White Wave, New York, US

2011

JunJun Sience
Teaterhaus Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Ariadne auf Naxsos
by Robert Carsey, choreographer Marco Santi
Deutsche Oper, Berlin, Germany

SCRATCH’N’CUT
Performance in a piece By Daniel Gonzalez
MADE gallery, Berlin, Germany

Forebearers
Choreographer Meredith Nadler,
Uferstudio and Neue Synagogue, Berlin, Germany

2010

Not so! Choreographer assistant. Mumuki Dance Company, Berlin, Germany

2009

Ariadne fra Naxsos
by Robert Carsey, choreographer Marco Santi
Operahouse of Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

EDUCATION

2018

Research-Lab – Post master course, Royal institute of art, Stockholm

2015

Mötesplats – Master course, STDH Stockholm Teater och danshögskola, Stockholm/Porto, Sweden/Portugal

 

2011- 2014

Bachelor in Human Geography  (Kulturgeografi)
University of Stockholm, Sweden

2014

Creating Site-Specific Dance and Performance Works.
California Institute of the Arts, Coursera Online courses

2005-2008

Balettakademin
Gothenburg, Sweden

2000-2003

Nature Science,
Älvkullegymnasiet (high school), Karlstad, Sweden

 

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

2017

Mörka rums magi och analoga realtidsprojektioner, Fotoworkshop om fotografi som medium i samtida konst, Workshop Moderna museet

Att närma sig landskapet genom kroppen, Workshop, Konstdygnet 2017, Örebro, Sweden

2013-2018

Dancewalks. Lecture and workshop
Architectural department Royal institute of technology (KTH), Landscape Architecture, SLU (The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), Uppsala and Industrial design, Gävle University College, Sweden, cityplanners from Ramböll
Malmö, Sweden

2016

Lecture
Örebro Art College, Örebro, Sweden

2008

Dance artist (7 month); including Performing and teaching, Dans i Värmland, Karlstad, Sweden

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2018

R-Lab Architecture, Artifacts and signs

2015

Avlagringar, A publication related to the project Ekologiska Teatern (2015), Stockholm, Sweden

 

RECIDENCY

2016

Insisting on
Weld, Stockholm and Skogen, Gothenburg, Sweden

2015

Den Ekologiska Teatern
MDT, Stockholm, Sweden

2012

The Thing
PACT Zollverein, Essen, Germany

 

REWARDS:

732 m in Gävle, Dancewalks was selected as “The cultural happening of the year” by the news paper, Arbetarbladet in Gävleborg