b. 1982
lena.christina.bergendahl ( at ) gmail.com
+46 739 23 34 31
Living and working in Malmö, Sweden

Education:
2005-2010 BA+MA Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
2003-2005 Ölands Konstskola

Solo exhibitions
2019 Digital Mutants, Celsius Projects, Malmö (upcoming)
2016 Applied Theories of Expanding Minds, Konstfrämjandet Västerbotten, Umeå
2015 Displacements of the Visible, Verkstad Konsthall, Norrköping, Sweden
2014 The Fire Within the Eye, Galleri BOX, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014 A Series of Images Seen, 圈二(Circle series), Cigarrvägen 13, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Woodland, Vita Kuben, Norrlandsoperan, Umeå, Sweden, curated by Maria Lantz
2012 The Celestial Equator, Minibar Artist Space, Stockholm, Sweden
2011 Applied Theories of Expanding Minds, Makerere Gallery, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda2011 

Selected Group exhibitions/ Screenings:
2019 Futuris, National Center for Contemporary Art’s Baltic Branch, Kaliningrad, Russia

2018 Omnejd, Lunds Konsthall, Lund
2018 4032 soluppgångar, Swedish Television
2018 4032 soluppgångar, Göteborg Film Festival, Gothenburg 
2018 4032 soluppgångar, Film Fest Sundsvall, Nordic Mid Competition, Sundsvall
2018 If Seeing is Believing, Fullersta Gård, Huddinge
2018 Babels filmklubb, Skånes Konstförening, Malmö
2018 4032 soluppgångar, Film Fest Sundsvall, Nordic Mid Competition, Sundsvall

2017 Catchup, Catsup and Ketchup, Alta Artspace, Malmö
2017 Like a Horse, Fotografiska, Stockholm
2017 Open Studios, the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands
2017  Future is Possible Here, Videoforma International Video Art Festival, Kuryokhin Center for Modern Art, St. Petersburg, Russia

2016 圈二(circle series nr.2): 卷 (measure word for small rolled things) at 印, St. Gallen, Switzerland
2016 Open Studios, Studi di Cultural Documents, Filignano, Italy
2016 Neuromantics: Cosmic Play, Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes Gallery, London, UK

2015 The Return of Ghosts - Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan 
2015  Beyond the Surface, Occulto Fest, Berlin, Germany, curated by Labor Neunzehn
2015  Beyond the surface, Labor Neunzehn, Berlin, Germany
2015  Filmform News, Screening at Bio Rio, Stockholm, Sweden

2014 The Return of Ghosts - Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, Hong-Gah Museum, Taiwan, curated by Jow-Jin Gong and Nobuo Takamori.
2014 In These Great Times, (collaborative work with Lina Selander), Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
2014  BOX at Clandestino Botnik, Gerlesborg, Sweden

2013 Oberhausen on Tour; Los Angeles Filmforum, Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood, USA
2013  Oberhausen on Tour: Barbican Centre, London, Great Britain
2013 video_dumbo, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, New York, USA
2013 Open Studios, Swing Space, LMCC, New York, USA
2013 Temporära Konstbion, Temporära Konsthallen, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Videorover 5, indieScreen, New York, USA
2013 Videorover 5, Press Street Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, USA
2013  Cave Instant Clay Hoppy Lay, One night exhibition, New York, USA

2012 Applied Theories of Expanding Minds, Oberhausen International Film Festival, Int. Competition, Germany, Awarded with a special mention
2012  Melancholy in Progress, Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, Hong-Gah Museum, Taiwan
2012 Applied Theories of Expanding Minds, IMPAKT Film Festival, No More Westerns, Sino-African Silk Road, Utrecht, Netherlands
2012 Applied Theories of Expanding Minds, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Netherlands
2012 The Desire Called Utopia, Artist Film Screenings, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
2012 So you say, West Space, Melbourne, Australia

2011  Neverending Musical, Kurant, Tromsö, Norway

2010 Under Water, Mejan Labs, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 a Minor History of Creativity, collaboration with Lina Selander, Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 Art and technology - the time of the machines, Dromonero, Greece, curated by Sofia Mavroudis
2010 Detroit at B-Galleria, Åbo, Finland

Residency:
2019 Inter Arts Center, Malmö (upcoming)
2016-2017 Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands
2015-2019 Cultural Documents, Artist Residency, curated by Deirdre MacKenna, Filignano, Italy (ongoing)
2015 Ricklundgården, Saxnäs, with Jennifer Rainsford
2013 Swing Space Artist Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), New York, US

Grants:
2018 Anna Kockums fond
2018 Two year working grant, The Swedish Art Grants Comittee
2018 Iaspis grant for cultural exchange, Filignano, Italy
2016 Iaspis grant for cultural exchange, the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht
2016 Iaspis grant for cultural exchange, Filignano, Italy
2016 Aase och Richard Björklunds fund
2015 Gerard Bonniers grant
2014 Kulturbryggan, with Jennifer Rainsford
2014 Two year working grant, The Swedish Art Grants Comittee
2014 Helge Ax:sson Johnsson travel grant
2014 Iaspis grant for exhibition abroad, Taipei
2013 Gålöstiftelsens/Sixten Gemzéus stiftelse, Grant for advanced studies abroad
2013 The Swedish Film Institute, Production funding, with Rut Karin Zettergren and Jennifer Rainsford
2012 Grant for cost-intensive work/project, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2012 Helge Ax:sson Johnson travel grant
2011 Byggnads Culture Grant
2010 Assistant Grant, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee, for artist Lina Selander




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