KLARA KÄLLSTRÖM

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Founder of B-B-B-Books
Collaborates with Thobias Fäldt
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NOW

February 27 - April 25, Solo Exhibition and book release at CULT / Aimee Fiberg Exhibitions, San Francisco >>
March 10, HOTSHOE Magazine >>
March 9, Exhibition review in KQED Arts >>

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COMING UP

April 14, Presentation of Wikiland, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
May 14-17, Workshop in St Petersburg, Russia
May 22-June 5, Kavalla Stipend, Artist in Residency at the Swedish Institute in Athens, Greece
June 5-7, Kassel Book Festival, Germany (B-B-B-Books)
July 5-12, COSMOS, Arles Festival, France (B-B-B-Books)

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ARCHIVE 2015

February 17 - March 5, CULT Residency, Oakland / San Francisco
January 25, Lecture Sandvikens Konsthall
January 21, Lecture, Örebro Läns Museum
January 8, Solo exhibition, Black Door Gallery, Örebro

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2014

November 19, Hasselblad Center + GKM book shop, The Open Book Revisited. Wikiland chosen among the 50 best books published since 2004
November 18, Klara & Thobias receive Photographer Of The Year Award at Museum of Work in Norrköping, Sweden
November 16, Klara & Thobias present and sign Europe, Greece, Athens, Acropolis at Le Bal during Paris Photo
November 14, Klara & Thobias present new work at Platform Paris Photo. Curated by Urs Stahel
November 12-15, Klara & Thobias (B-B-B-Books) are part of Polycopies during Paris Photo
October 29, Klara & Thobias have made the cover art work for Swedish band Wildbirds & Peacedrums
October 28, Klara & Thobias and 1:2:3 are shortlisted for The Swedish Photobook Award 2014 (for Europe, Greece, Athens, Acropolis)
October 30 - November 2, Center for Photography, Stockholm, Installation of complete B-B-B-Books catalogue
September 18-25, Urban Viewfinders Groupshow, Pingyao International Photography Festival, China
September 26-28, B-B-B-Books at New York Art Book Fair 2014
September 13, Groupshow, I Ärlighetens namn, Slakthusateljéerna in Stockholm
June 11 - August 29, Photographic Essays 2011-2014, Klara & Thobias soloshow at VERKET, Stockholm
July 9-12, Wikiland 2007-07-12-00:59:46, B-B-B-Books, Release at Cosmos during the Arles Festival
June/July, The Photographer's Playbook. Edited by Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern, publsihed by Aperture
May 8 - June 22, Urban Viewfinders. Baltic and Nordic contemporary photography groupshow, Riga Art Space, Latvia
May 30 - June 3, De: Stockholm, Groupshow curated by Rollergirl, Paris
February 7 - May 11, Wikiland, The visible. Swedish Contemporary Photography, Artipelag, Stockholm
April 10-13, B-B-B-Books at One Thousand Books at Rema 1000 in Copenhagen
April 10-11, 2014 Frames: Projecting International Photography, Merchant City Square, Glasgow
April 6-7, 2014 Frames: Projecting International Photography, Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA)
February 2014, The Battery Art Show: Volume 2, The Battery, San Francisco
February 2014, Release of A Beach at LA Art Book Fair

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Books

Wikiland 2007-07-12-00:59:46
Published by B-B-B-Books, June 2014
Photographs by KK+TF, project together with 1:2:3

A Beach
Published by B-B-B-Books, November 2013
Photographs by KK+TF, project together with JW and 1:2:3

Gottsunda (Editor)
Published by B-B-B-Books, September 2013

Russian Bang / Ryska smällen
Published by B-B-B-Books, December 2012
Project together with JW, KK+TF and 1:2:3

Back to the future
Published by The Camera Club of New York, July 2012
Photographs by Klara Källström

Europe, Greece, Athens, Acropolis
Published by B-B-B-Books, January 2012
Photographs by KK+TF, project together with 1:2:3

Quand les yeux sont remplis
Published by JSBJ, October 2011
Photographs by Klara Källström

Blackdrop Island
Published by B-B-B-Books, September 2011
Photographs by Klara Källström
Poetry by Viktor Johansson

Wikiland
Published by B-B-B-Books, September 2011
Photographs by KK+TF, project together with 1:2:3

Gingerbread Monument
Published in October 2008. Now distributed by B-B-B-Books
Photographs by Klara Källström
Poetry by Viktor Johansson


Solo Exhibitions

2015 CULT Exhibitions, San Francisco, US
2015 Black Door Gallery, Örebro, Sweden
2014 VERKET, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 VU Photo, Québec City, Canada
2012 Nextart Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden
2012 The Popular Workshop, San Francisco, US
2011 Fotografiska Museet Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Tengri Umai Gallery, Almaty, Kazaksthan
2010 Rummet, Galleri Format, Malmö, Sweden
2010 Skandináv Ház, Budapest, Hungary


Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 Open Book Revisited 2004-2014, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg, Sweden. 19 November - 4 January
2014 At-the-Office-notice, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm, Sweden. Opening 30 October (KK+TF and 1:2:3)
2014 Urban Viewfinders, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China. Opening 19 September (KK+TF)
2014 I ärlighetens namn, slakthusateljéerna, Stockholm, Sweden. Opening 13 September (KK+TF)
2014 Photographic essays 2011 - 2014 (Wikiland, Russian Bang/ Ryska smällen, A Beach, Village and Europe, Greece, Athens, Acropolis), Verket, Stockholm, Sweden. 11 June – 6 Sept (KK+TF)
2014 Blog Re-Blog, Big Medium Gallery - Canopy, Austin, USA. 23 May - 07 June
2014 2014 Frames: Projecting International Photography
2014 De: Stockholm, Rollergirl, Paris, France (30 May - 03 June)
2014 Urban Viewfinders. Baltic and Nordic contemporary photography, Riga Art Space / Riga City Exhibition Hall, Riga, Latvia (8 May - 22 June)
2014 New Nordic Photography 10 years, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014 The Visible. Swedish Contemporary Photography (The Wikiland book), Artipelag, Stockholm, Sweden (KK+TF and 1:2:3)
2014 Crisis Festival, Dramalabbet, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 The Battery Art Show: Volume 2, The Battery, San Francisco, USA
2013 Wikiland, Galerie Nationale De La Tapisserie, Beauvais, France (KK+TF)
2013 Village, Galleri Steinsland Berliner, 5th anniversary
2013 Wikiland, Landskrona Fotofestival (KK+TF)
2013 Nordic Tones, Art Rebels Copenhagen, Denmark
2013 BLOG RE-BLOG, Signal, Brooklyn NY
2013 Aspectivity - The History of Seeing and Representation - A Beach - Mejan, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Sraunus Cardiff, Queen’s Arcade, Cardiff, Wales
2013 ArtPadSF, The Phoenix Hotel (The Popular Workshop), San Francisco, USA (KK+TF)
2012 Somewhere In The Fold, The Popular Workshop, San Francisco, USA
2012 Sraunus Gothenburg, Nextart Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden
2012 The 2012 Vice Photo Show, Black and White Gallery, New York, USA (KK+TF)
2012 Planket, Vitabergsparken, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 To Sweden, Diplomat (Gallery), Philadelphia, US (KK+TF)
2012 Planet Display, Trafó House of contemporary arts, Budapest, HU (KK+TF)
2012 Sraunus Amsterdam, AWA Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2011 Sraunus / The Black Box, Nofound Photofair, Paris, France
2011 I Like Your Face, Pehrspace, Los Angeles, USA
2011 Drop In / Drop Out Video Arts Expo / Sraunus Vancouver, W2 Storyeum, Vancouver, Canada
2011 Sunny Side Up, Margret, UK (KK+TF)
2010 Sraunus, Gallery Steinsland Berliner
2010 Nordic Delight, Institut Suédois, Paris, France
2010 Sraunus, M.B. Stankuniene Gallery at Marijampole Cultural Center, Marijampole, Lithuania
2010 Sraunus, Gedimino 27, Main Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania
2010 Them-and-us, Barrows, Intersite Ave, Springfield Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2010 Them-and-us, Hudiksvallsgatan, Stockholm (KK+TF)
2010 PPAC, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, USA (KK+TF)
2010 Gallery Detroit, Stockholm (KK+TF)
2009 Night vision, Vancouver, Canada (KK+TF)
2009 Planket, Vitabergsparken, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Pustervik, Gothenburg, Sweden (KK+TF)
2009 New Nordic Photography, Hasselblad Center, Gotheburg, Sweden
2009 Röda Sten, Gothenburg, Sweden
2009 Microfictions, Galleri Oro, Gothenburg, Sweden
2009 Humble Arts Foundation, USA (KK+TF)
2008 Helsinki Biennale, Finland
2008 Ei'kon, Denmark
2008 Neverness pt 1, Black and Blue Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2008 Neverness pt 1, Right Angle Studios, Sydney, Australia
2008 Planketgbg, Majvallen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2008 Malmöplanket, Johannes church, Malmö, Sweden
2007 Box Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden
2007 Planket, Vitabergsparken, Stockholm, Sweden
2007 Borås Museum of Art, Sweden
2007 Konsthallen Gothenburg, Fotohögskolan 25th anniversary
2005 Arbetets Museum, Norrköping, Sweden


Public Art

2010 Järvänpää, Finland
2008 Danderyd Underground Station, Sweden


Selected Anthologies, Catalogues, Publications and Assignments

2014 Papersafe #3 - Images from the Year One / 581C / Gingerbrad Monument / Blackdrop Island series and interview (KK+TF)
2014 Leif Elggren for Absolut Vodka - Andy Warhol Edition (KK+TF)
2014 Eytys - A.W.14 (KK+TF)
2014 Converse - The Ticket / Sneakers Would (KK+TF)
2014 Art Lover #21 - Herman Bergman / Prototal / Hangmen (KK+TF)
2014 Art Lover #21 - Erik Nordenhake and Niklas Belenius (KK+TF)
2014 Propellerhead - Reason (KK+TF)
2014 Repeat Until Death - Wildbirds & Peacedrums / Rhythm (KK+TF)
2014 Aperture - The Photographer’s Playbook by Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern (KK+TF)
2014 Trafó House of Contemporary Arts - Trafó Gallery 2011 - 2012 Catalouge, Images from the Blackdrop Island, 581C, Wikiland, and Europe, Greece, Athens, Acropolis series (KK+TF)
2014 KultKom / Riga Photomonth - Viewfinders Catalouge, Image from the Wikiland series (KK+TF)
2014 Höga Nord Rekords - Tross / 16:11 LP (KK+TF)
2014 The Wire Magazine - EMS (KK+TF)
2014 Art Lover #20 - Curt Sjödell (KK+TF) >>
2014 Rollergirl - De: Stockholm exhibition book, Images from the Year One / 581C series (KK+TF)/font>
2014 Dogme and Libraryman - Philip Seymour Hoffman Furoshiki (KK+TF)
2014 Paletten #295 - Peeping Tom, Image from the Village series (KK+TF)
2014 Lodret Vandret - OTB14 / One Thousand Books 2014
2014 Aperture - The Photographer’s Playbook by Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern (June)
2014 Artipelag - The Visible. Swedish Contemporary Photography Catalouge
2014 Plaza Magazine - Det nya konstgardet - Interview with KK+TF
2014 Bänken #7 - Mildred / Image from the Village series
2013 Höga Nord Rekords - Höga Nord 004 / Tross
2013 Elephant Magazine – Interview and images
2013 Aspectivity - The History of Seeing and Representation Art&Architecture publication
2013 BON #65 - Images from the Village series and interview
2013 Art Lover #16 - Claes Jurander
2013 INCIPIT - Henrik Hiltula / Traveling Fashion Show
2013 Art Lover #15 - Jens Fänge
2013 Mariam The Believer - 2013 Summer portrait (Pomegranate Jewlery by Cho Hyunjung)
2013 BON #64 - Workwear
2013 FIRE! Orchestra - FIRE! Orchestra 2013
2013 Mariam The Believer
2012 Timeline, Valand Academy, Gothenburg University
2012 Fotómûvészet - about the exhibition at Trafó House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest
2012 Balkon - about the exhibition at Trafó House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest
2012 Nüvészet - about the exhibition at Trafó House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest
2012 Mossless issue 2 – Untitled
2012 Planket 30 Years
2012 BON Magazine #64 - Work Wear
2012 Vice Photo Issue 2012
2012 Art Lover #11
2012 Paletten Art Journal #286-287
2012 Beckmans College of Design - Stockholm Fashion Week
2012 To Sweden - Diplomat pamphlet
2011 Söderströms - Martin Johnson
2011 Lowe Brindfors, Year Book
2011 Novell #3 - Jerry Williams
2011 Art Lover #10
2011 Fotografisk tidskrift - Ruben Östlund
2011 Art Lover #9 - Carl Johan De Geer
2011 Art Lover #9
2011 Art Lover #7
2011 Zeit Magazine
2010 Ny Fotografi - Detroit Gallery
2010 Smokebath
2010 Condiment Magazine - Submarine Voyage
2010 Them and us publication
2010 The Room Magazine
2010 01 Magazine, KK+TF bookshelf
2010 ETC
2009 PWR Paper
2009 Yearbook - Gothenburg School of Photography
2009 Revista Rojo magazine
2009 WON Magazine
2009 Pacific! + Riksteatern
2009 Rodeo Magazine
2009 School of Design and Crafts
2008 Motiv #14
2008 Julian Red SS 08
2008 4 Ark Magazine
2008 Intuition Told Me #3
2007 Paletten Art Journal #269-269
2007 Swarta Magazine
2006 Motiv #7


Artist-in-Residency

2015 May, Kavalla Stipend, Swedish Institute Athens, Greece
2015 February/March, CULT Residency, Oakland/San Francisco, US
2013 April-July, CALQ + VU Photo, Quebec City, Canada


Other

2015 Lecture, Sandvikens Konsthall, January 25th
2015 Lecture, Örebro Läns Museum, January 21st
2014 Hasselblad Center + GKM book shop, The Open Book Revisited 2004-2014 Wikiland selected among the 50 best books since 2004
2014 Talk at The Platform, Grand Palais, Paris Photo, Curated by Urs Stahel
2014 B-B-B-Books at Polycopies during Paris Photo
2014 B-B-B-Books at NY Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, New York, USA
2014 B-B-B-Books at The Fotobokfestival Oslo, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway
2014 B-B-B-Books at Cosmos, 2014 Les Rencontres d'Arles festival, Arles, France
2014 B-B-B-Books at OTB14 - One Thousand Books 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark
2014 Represented in the collection at The Kandinsky Library at Centre Pompidou, Paris
2014 B-B-B-Books at LA Art Book Fair 2014
2013 B-B-B-Books at Offprint Paris 2013
2013 B-B-B-Books at Publisher's Corner, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
2012 B-B-B-Books at Salon Light #9, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2012 B-B-B-Books at Lentyna in Vilnius, Lithuania
2012 B-B-B-Books at Motto, Berlin
2012 B-B-B-Books at ABOUT in Mainz, Germany
2010 Installation: Landings projectspace, Vestfossen, Norway. With Maria von Hausswolff


Texts

2015 Review in KQED Arts: Show at CULT / Aimee Friberg Exhibitions - by Matthew Harrison Tedford read
2015 HOTSHOE Magazine: Interview - by Miranda Gavin read
2014 Review: Europe, Greece, Athens, Acropolis, Photobookstore Magazine - by Erik Kessels read
2014 FK Magazine - by Eva Saukane read
2014 Plaza Magazine - Det Nya Konstgardet - by Sanna Samuelsson
2013 Elephant Magazine - by Katya Tylevich read
2013 Apectivity - The History of Seeing and Representation - publication as part of course at Mejan Arc
2012 Daily Serving - Amelia Sechman - read
2012 The Photo Eye - by Sarah Bradley read
2012 Diplomat - by Grant Willing read
2011 Svenska Fotografers Förbund
2011 Helsingborgs Dagblad - by Jenny Maria Nilsson read
2011 ETC Paper - by Klara Strandberg read
2011 Dagens Nyheter - by Maria Lantz read
2011 Om Fotoboken - by Anders Alm read
2010 Kvällsposten Expressen - by Boel Gerell read
2009 Konstperspektiv - by Eva Dandanelle read
2009 Dagens Nyheter - by Maria Lantz read
2009 ETC Paper - by Sara Thun
2009 Quotation - by Sawako Fukai
2009 Shift Blog - by Vicente Gutierrez read
2008 Humble Arts Foundation - by Julie Fishkin read
2007 Dagens Nyheter - by Karin Eder-Ekman


Awards / Grants

2015 Otto and Charlotte Mannheimer Fund
2014 Museum of Work's Documentary Prize
2014 The Swedish Photobook Award (Shortlisted)
2014 Swedish Authors' Fund (work grant)
2013 Swedish Arts Grants Committee (work grant)
2013 Iaspis, Swedish Arts Grants Committee (travel grant)
2013 Artist in Residence, VU Photo (CALQ) Quèbec, Canada
2012 Scanpix Big Photo Award (KK+TF)
2012 Swedish Arts Council
2012 KKN, Nordic Culture Point
2012 Iaspis, Swedish Arts Grants Committee (travel grant)
2012 Foam Paul Huf Award (Shortlisted)
2012 Swedish Authors' Fund (work grant)
2011 Iaspis, Swedish Arts Grants Committee (travel grant)
2011 Swedish Arts Grants Committee (work grant)
2010 Iaspis, Swedish Arts Grants Committee (travel grant)
2010 Photo Eye (Gingerbread Monument, best book 2009)
2009 Rencontre d'Arles Contemporary Book Award (Gingerbread Monument Shortlisted)
2009 Swedish Authors' Fund (work grant)
2009 Kolla! Swedish Illustrators Association (Gingerbread Monument Shortlisted)
2009 Swedish Photographers Association (travel grant)

Education

2012-2013 Mejan Arc. Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm. Aspectivity, the history of seeing and representation
2009-2010 KTH. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. School of Architecture
2008 Exchange student at Tokyo Zokei University
2006-2009 Valand Academy. University of Gothenburg. BFA in Photography
2004-2005 Gamleby School of Photography

© Klara Källström 2006 - 2015