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Born 1982 in Norrköping.
Lives and works in Stockholm.

Elin Magnusson is a conceptual video and performance artist and film director. Her work moves in the borderlands where culture clashes into nature and norms are questioned. Feminism, sexuality, body and space are recurring topics in her work. 

Education

2007-2010 Institution of fine arts, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2005-2007 Painting, Östra Grevie folkhögskola, Malmö, Sweden
2003-2004 Gender Studies, Malmö Högskola, Sweden

Solo exhibitions

2017 Skogen behöver att jag ser den, Ebelingmuseet, Torshälla, Sverige
2017 Skogen behöver att jag ser den, Galleri Verkligheten, Umeå, Sverige
2016 Act on Instinct, Engelska Magasinet, Rejmyre, Sweden
2016 Skogen behöver att jag ser den, Nau Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Act On Instinct, Verkstad-Rum för konst, Norrköping, Sweden
2010 Holkis, Gallery Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Follow The Water, Showroom Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Säkerhet, Östergötlands länsmuseum, Linköping, Sweden
2006 Animals, Konst i rörelse, Norrköping, Sweden

Selected Group exhibitions

 2017 Skogen behöver att jag ser den, Med världen under oss, Silvanum, Gävle, Sverige
2015 Act on Instinct + Birds nest, Bortom det bedrägligt säkra, Värmlands museum, Karlstad, Sweden
2015 Hate, Utan Rum, Kulturnatten Norrköping, Sweden
2015 J.H.D.N.D.G (Jag hör dig när du gråter), Cell, Norrköpings old prison, Sweden
2015 Follow the water, metro station Skanstull, Stockholm, Sweden
2015 The words and the order, Becoming by Recalling, Passagen, Linköping, Sweden
2015 Act on Instinct, VIDEONALE15, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
2015 Act on Instinct, Galleri Verkligheten, Umeå, Sweden
2014 Act on Instinct, Det rörliga samhället, Haninge Kulturhus, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Act on Instinct, Desorientering vs Pluralism - parallella verkligheter i en global tidsålder, Ronneby Kulturcentrum, Sweden
2014 Organ, Textilsommar, Virserums Konsthall, Sweden
2014 Oh Catain! My Captain! Avspark, Haninge Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Skin, Report on the Construction of the Spaceship module. The New Museum, New York, USA
2013 Hatred, A Little Less Conversation, Glasburen, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Act On Instinct, The Fifth Moscow Biennale of Contemprary Art State Darwin Museum, Russia
2013 Hatred, Call and Response, Norrlandsoperan, Umeå, Sweden
2013 Hatred, The Famous Fem(inists), Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Hatred, InBetween Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2013 Kampen II, Falling From Grace Klaipeda Culture Communication Centre, Lithuania
2012 Skin, Reality Terror, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 Kampen. Falling From Grace, Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany
2011 Kampen, The return of the losers, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
2011 Get off, Zimna voda, Lokal_30, Warszawa, Poland
2011 Skulden, Filmform at Supermarket, Stockholm, Sweden, (curated by Filmform)
2011 Follow The Water, Svenblad/Cedrins @ Undret, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Get off, Qui Vive?
2nd Moscow International Biennial for Young Art, Moscow, Russia
2010 Survival of the fittest, Artnews Outdoor, NCCA, Samara, Russia
2010 Alla goda ting är tre, Spring exhibition/degree exhibition, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Skin, Excite me, Arbetets museum, Norrköping, Sweden
2009 Get off, Inside/out, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Organ, SIK-Spridd isolerad konst, Kalmar konstmuseum, Sweden
2008 Rats dancing for the future, Liljevalchs spring exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Säkerhet, Liljevalchs spring exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Säkerhet, Moving – Clarion art film festival, Clarion Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

Performances

2015 What is patriotism? Linköping, Sweden
2013 Hatred, Vita Kuben Norrlandsoperan, Umeå, Sweden
2013 Hatred, Station, Kil, Sweden
2013 Hatred, The Famous Fem(inists), Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Hatred, Stora Teatern, Göteborg, Sweden
2013 Hatred, Majmötet WIFT, The Modern Museum, Malmö, Sweden
2013 Hatet, Studio 44, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Kampen III, Syrran, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Innan du fördömer någon gå en mil i hans skor. På det viset, om han inte gillar vad du har att säga, kommer du vara en mil bort, och ha hans skor, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Sweden
2007 Rats dancing for the future, Mellan realitet och sagoland, Högsby, Sweden
2007 Rats dancing for the future, Dunkers kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden

Selected Festivals/ Screenings

2015 Skin, New level of pornography, Culture House, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Skin, 
the Dada Festival, Art Basel, Switzerland
2013 Holkis, Kristianstads Konsthall, Sweden
2013 Kampen, Move Be Moved, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Skin, Sexfilm Festival, Zûrich, Schweiz
2013 Skin, Uppsala international film festival, Uppsala, Sweden
2013 Hatred, Slideluck, Bio Rio, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Follow The Water, A whole new world, Pleasure Dome, Toronto, Canada
2012 Skin, Salon The La Pensée, deSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
2012 Skin, SEXES, Performance Space, Sydney, Australia
2012 Skin, Feministiskt Forum, Malmö, Sweden
2012 Skin, Johannesburg, South Africa
2012 Follw The Water, Göteborgs Dance And Theater Festival, Göteborg, Sweden
2012 Skin, Pushing the Boundaries, Vienna Independent Shorts, Vienna, Austria
2012 Skin, Call For Action, Glasgow, Scotland
2012 Skin, London Short Film Festival, London, England
2012 Skin, Subversive Film Festival, Zagreb, Croatia
2011 Follow The Water, Uppsala international film festival, Uppsala, Sweden
2011 Follow The Water, Cinemateket, Stockholm, Sweden, (curated by Filmform)
2011 Follow The Water, 57th Int. Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany
(curated by Filmform)
2011 Holkis, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Germany (curated by Filmform)
2011 Skin, Hamburg Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany
2011 Skin, The EUShorts Festival, Hungary
2010 Skin, London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, England
2010 Skin, Indie Erotic Film Festival, San Francisco, USA
2010 Skin, Skeive Filmer 2th Oslo Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Oslo, Norway
2010 Skin, Visions du Réel Festival international de cinema Nyon, Schweiz
2010 Skin, Roskilde Musikfestival, Roskilde, Denmark
2010 Skin, Montreal Festival Of Cinema, Montreal, Canada
2010 Skin, Raindance Festival London, London, England
2010 Skin, City Of Women Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010 Skin, Genderbenderfestival, Bologna, Italy
2010 Skin, Clemont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, France
2009 Skin, Perv Film Festival, Sydney, Australia
2009 Skin, CPH:dox, Köpenhamn dokumentärfilmsfestival, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 Skin, Porn Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
2009 Skin, Malmö Queer & Art Film Festival, Sweden
2009 Skin, PornFest Isra-hell, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2009 Skin, 15th Festival de Films FFGLP Gays Lesbiens Trans de Paris, France
2009 Skin, HBTH-konferens, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Skin, Annual Youth Enviromental Congress, Hamburg, Germany
2009 Skin, Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala, Sweden
2009 Skin, Filmidyll, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Skin, Cinemateket Stockholm. Sweden
2009 Skin, Ladyfest Zagreb, Croatia

Curating

2012 Screening in Glasgow at the Berkeley Suite
co-curated with Maja Borg and Marie Lindén.
Artists: A.K Burns, A.L Steiner: Community Action Center, Maja Borg: On Your Back Woman, Elin Magnusson: Get Off and Skin.

Lectures and panel discussions

2015 Panel discussion, New level of pornography , Culture House, Stockholm, Sweden
2015 Lecture, Jung Relations, Stockholm, Sweden
2015 Lecture, Gerlesborgs School of Fine Art Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Teaching at St Lucas Antwerp University College Of Art & Design
Antwerp, Belgium
2012 Panel discussion, Salon The La Pensée, Antwerp, Belgium
2012 Panel discussion, Call For Action, Glasgow, Scotland
2010 Panel discussion, Feministiskt Forum, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Panel discussion, Skeive Filmer, Oslo, Norway
2010 Panel discussion, Cinema Queer, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Panel discussion, Norrköping Pride, Norrköping, Sweden
2010 Panel discussion, Rättviseförmedlingen, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Seminars HBTH, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Panel discussion, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
2008 Lecture, Östra Grevie Folkhögskola, Sweden

Films represented at Filmform

Skulden, Holkis, Skin, Follow The Water, Get Off

Film jobs

2015 Set designer of Abortförespråkande åtgärder, directed by Ingrid Rydberg
2014 Editor of De Starka Stolta Kvinnornas Berg, directed by Hanna Wildow
2012 Set and costume designer of The Knifes music video Full Of Fire
directed by Marit Östberg
2011 First assistant director of Förortsindianen, directed by Catti Brandelius
2011 Set designer of Något måste gå sönder, directed by Ester-Martin Bergsmark
2010 Set designer of Tåget stannar inte här längre, directed by Maja Borg

Grants/Scholarships

2016 Studio grant, Stockholms stad
2015 Working grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2015 International exchange, Iaspis/The Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2014 Project Grant, Kulturbryggan
2013 Project Grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2012 Project Grant, Filmbasen
2011 International exchange, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2010 Film i Öst
2010 International exchange, Iaspis/The Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2010 Degree schoolarship from Konstfack foundations
2010 Gefeldts och Reeves stiftelse
2009 Liljesonska stiftelsen