ABOUT

Martin Ålund

b. 1967, Sweden

Phone: +46703305081
Mail: martin.alund@gmail.com

Represented by:
Gunnar Olsson Gallery, Stockholm SE
Wadström Tönnheim Gallery, Marbella ES

Education

Royal University College of Fine Arts Stockholm (PG, Video & Intermedia) 1993  
Royal University College of Fine Arts Stockholm (MFA) 1991  

ARTIST STATEMENT

At first, the painterly process is purely intuitive, with a focus on the body in a physical, gesture-based mov...(Read more)

EXHIBITIONS

Selected
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=Solo, G=Group

2018

G: Collage 63 artists who exhibited 2010-2017, Körsbärsgården, Gotland
G: On and on and on, Galleri Thomassen, Göteborg
G: Ett långt farväl, Galleri 1, Göteborg

2017

G: Secondhand Daylight, Göteborg
G: Secondhand Daylight, Kummelholmen
S: Körsbärsgården, Gotland
S: Galleri Örsta, Kumla

2016 

S: Galleri Gunnar Olsson, Stockholm
S: Performance: For Jeanette, Nedre Manilla/Saltsjön, Stockholm
G: Collected Works! 30 years with the Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation, Bonniers konsthall, Stockholm
G: New Sensibility, Konstforum Norrköping
S: Wadström Tönnheim Gallery, Skanör

2015 

S: Konstnärshuset/SKF, Stockholm

2014 

SGalleri C Hjärne, Helsinborg (& Celia Prado)
G: Konvention och Attityd. Ett urval av Kjell Strandqvists elever 1986-1996,
Konstakademien/The Royal Swedish Academy of fine arts, Stockholm

2013

G: Art MOOD, Peter Bergman Gallery, Stockholm

2012 

S: Galleri Monica Strandberg, Kalmar (& Oskar Korsár)

2011 

S: Katarina Kyrka, Stockholm (co-op Peter Bergman Gallery)

2010 

S: Galleri 1, Göteborg
S: Skellefteå konsthall
G: Tio Samtida, Konstforum, Norrköping

2009 

G: December, Peter Bergman Gallery, Stockholm
S: Rättviks konsthall, Rättvik
S: Teatergalleriet Uppsala
G: Galleri Monica Strandberg, Kalmar
S: Peter Bergman Gallery, Stockholm (catalogue)
S: Konstakademien, Stockholm (catalogue)
S: Galleri Bo Sverdén, Växjö

2008

G: Game Over, Galleri Operatingplace, Stockholm
G: Consider these policies, (M.Ålund+Parfyme.dk) WIP:konsthall, Årsta
G: A man of sentiment, Dan Almqvist, Roland Persson & Martin Ålund, Eksjö Museum
G: Historien om en soldat, Action painting: Martin Ålund & Roland Persson, Berwaldhallen, Stockholm

2007

G: Camilla Carlsson & Martin Ålund, Runda huset, Gustavsberg
S: Galleri Torggatan 10, Örnsköldsvik

2006

S: Galleri Marian Ahnlund, Umeå
G: 20 years! Grant Recipients, Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation 1985–2005
Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm (catalogue)
G: MiArt, Milan, Italy, Galerie Davide Di Maggio
G: Arte Fiera Bologna, Bologna, Italy, Galerie Davide Di Maggio

2005  

S: Galleri 1, Göteborg
G: MiArt, Milan, Italy, Galleri Mariann Ahnlund
S: Galleri Engström, Stockholm

2004  

G: Vertigo, Santa Maria La Nova, Naples & Villa Rosa, Villa San Michele, Anacapri, Italy (catalogue)

2003  

S: Galleri Engström, Stockholm
G: MiArt, Milan, Italy, Galleri Mariann Ahnlund

2002 

S: Galleri C Hjärne, Helsingborg
G: Samtida realistiskt måleri, Plaisiren, Hässelby Slott
S: Galleri Marian Ahnlund, Umeå
S: Galleri 1, Göteborg

2001  

G: Making a Scene, Square Blue at Bradford Gallery, Newport Beach, CA, USA
G: Tomorrow is dead & At the end of time. Internet performance with Magnus Engstedt,
The real brother, Huset, TV2; oslo, Norway
S: Galleri Engström, Stockholm (catalogue)

2000  

S: Piteå konsthall
S: Härnösands konsthall
G: Engström light, Galleri Engström, Stockholm
S: Galleri Engström, Stockholm

1999  

S: Galleri Ahnlund, Umeå
G: The Bible of Networking, P-House Gallery, Tokyo

1998 

S: Galleri 29, Växjö
S: Galleri Engström, Stockholm
G: I Naturen, Konstcentrum, Gävle
G: The Bible of Networking, Sali Gia Gallery, London & Konstakuten, Stockholm
S: Galleri 1, Göteborg

1997  

S: Skellefteå konsthall
G: Galleri Engström, Stockholm Art Fair
G: Kultursommar, Eksjö, Eriksbergs (Tranås), Vetlanda Museum
S: Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Västerås (& Karin Mamma A.)

1996  

S: Galleri Ahnlund, Umeå
G: På tiden, Moderna Museet, Stockholm (catalogue)
G: Alone together, Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm (catalogue)
G: Internordisk videoaften, Galleri med balkong, Oslo, Norway
G: Cortocircuito 1996 – European Festival of Short Audiovisual Communication, Naples, Italy
G: Stiftelsen Maria Bonnier-Dahlin, Stockholm International Art Fair
G: Galleri Engström Video, Stockholm International Art Fair
G: Comp i Box, C. R. Aspillaga, Stockholm
S: Galleri Engström, Stockholm

1994  

G: Crossfire, Galleri Engström, Stockholm
S: Galleri Engström, Stockholm

1993  

S: Galleri Ahnlund, Umeå
G: Moderna Museets bio, Stockholm
G: Fylkingen, Stockholm
G: MUU - Mediafestival, Helsingfors, Finland
G: Det lilla formatet - En mikroutställning, Galleri Ahnlund, Umeå
G: Rike Dom, Kulturhuset, Stockholm

1991  

G: Reaktionen und Reflektionen, Galleri Bahnhof Westend Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

Grants

2018 Längmanska Cultural Foundation
2017 The Royal Swedish Academy of fine arts
2014 The Royal Swedish Academy of fine arts
2008 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee/Konstnärsnämndens arbetsstip.
2005 The Royal Swedish Academy of fine arts
2003 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee/Konstnärsnämndens arbetsstip.
2000 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee/Konstnärsnämndens arbetsstip..
2000 Längmanska Cultural Foundation
2000 Jenny Linds Foundation
1996 The Foundation Längmanska Cultural Foundation
1995 The Swedish Arts Grants Committee/Konstnärsnämndens arbetsstip.
1994 Ester Lindahls Foundation
1989 Maria Bonnier-Dahlin Foundation

cOLLECTIONS

Selected: European Investment Bank Luxemburg, Printed Matter (Artistbooks) NYC USA, Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation, Björn Springfeldt collection, Norrköping Art Museum, Borås Art Museum, Public Art Agency Sweden, Sveriges Radio collection, Apoteksbolaget collection, Sveriges Riksdag collection, Västerbotten’s museum, Sundsvall Museum, Region Uppsala, Eksjö Municipality, Region Västerbotten, Västra Götalandsregionen, Kumla Municipality, Göteborgs Municipality, Umeå municipality, Uppsala Art Museum

Commissions

2017 Äldreboende, Kumla Municipality
2011 Re-flect – Transformativa rum. An art project at social service center. With artist group FLECT
2005–2007 Temporary art projects in Upplandsbro municipality. With artist group FLECT
2003 Kruthuset, Nedre Manilla, Stockholm, Bonnier Cityfastigheter AB
1995 Akutmottagning, Mariaberoendeklinik, Stockholm County Council
1993 Samariterhemmets sjukhus, Region Uppsala
1992 Kvarteret Ventilen, Ursviken, Skellefteå

Teaching

Selected

2017 Individual studio talks, Royal Institute of Art Stockholm
2017 Teaching Art for children, Körsbärsgården
2015 Course leader, Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts
2014 Course Co-leader, Prosjektskolen, Oslo, Norway

2013 Course leader, Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts
2011 Course leader, Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts
2009 Course leader, Norra Konstkolan, Sundbyberg
2003 Course leader, The Nordic Art School, Karleby, Finland
2002 Course leader, The Nordic Art School, Karleby, Finland
1993–95 Part-time Teaching. School of arts for children and adolescents. ABF och Södergården

Curatorial projects

Selected

2018 Public Art Advisor, Project B9/B12 Adjustments central block, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2017 Public Art Advisor, Project Uppsala folkhögskola, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2016 Public Art Advisor, City of Västervik
2016 Artistic director with Charlotte Birnbaum: Anniversary party, the Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation 30 YEARS
2015 Public Art Advisor, City of Växjö
2014 Public Art Advisor, Project Bussdepå Fyrislund, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2014 Public Art Advisor, Project C1, Pet.MR & Ulleråker, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2014 Public Art Advisor, Project B9/B12, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2014 Public Art Advisor, City of Växjö
2014 Public Art Advisor, City of Eksjö
2014 Public Art Advisor, Project K59 MOP, Huddinge sjukhus, The Art Unit, Stockholm County Council
2014 Public Art Advisor, Project Transplantation, Huddinge sjukhus, The Art Unit, Stockholm County Council
2013 Public Art Advisor, Project Enköpings närvård, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2013 Public Art Advisor, Project B11, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2013 Curator, Exhibition Tom Cullberg at Candyland Sthlm (in cooperation with Gallery Brundyn + Gonsalves, Cape Town, South Africa & The Nordic Art Association)
2012 Public Art Advisor, Project B14, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2012 Public Art Advisor, Project M1/M2, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2012 Public Art Advisor, Project Smärtkliniken etc., The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2011 Project Manager, Concept development of an International art manifestation in Stockholm (2009-2011)
2011 Public Art Advisor, Project Framtidens Akademiska sjukhus, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2011 Public Art Advisor, Project Angiolab, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2010 Public Art Advisor, Project Teknikhus B14, The Art Unit, Uppsala County Council
2010 Curator, Svenska Konstnärernas Förening/Konstnärshuset at Supermarket
2010 Public Art Advisor, Project Clinicum, Danderyds sjukhus, The Art Unit, Stockholm County Council
2010 Public Art Advisor, Project Vårdhygien, Danderyds sjukhus, The Art Unit, Stockholm County Council
2009 Public Art Advisor, Project Bröst och Mammograficentrum, S:t Görans sjukhus, The Art Unit, Stockholm County Council
2008 Public Art Advisor, Project PIVA, Danderyds sjukhus, The Art Unit, Stockholm County Council
2007 Public Art Advisor, Project Hörsel Barnhabilitering, Rosenlunds sjukhus, The Art Unit, Stockholm County Council
2007 Public Art Advisor, Project S:t Görans sjukhus by 06, The Art Unit, Stockholm County Council
2006 Curator & Producer, 4 elementens fest, Bonnier Konsthall

2005 Curator, Presentation Villa San Michele & Swedish Arts and Business Event, Millesgården, Lidingö
2005 Project manager: TRACE, Villa San Michele & Maria Bonnier Dahlin foundation
2004 Curator, VERTIGO, Villa San Michele & Maria Bonnier Dahlin foundation
2004 Project manager, MUNTHES AXEL (2004-2005), Villa San Michele

1996 Project manager, SENSE, Modern museum Stockholm
1996 Curator, Engström Gallery Video, Stockholm International Art Fair

Talks

Selected

2017 In conversation: Anna Bjerger, Martin Ålund, Per Kesselmar, Meta Isaeus-Berlin and  Magnus af Petersens. Bonnier Konsthall
2017 Artist talk. Jonas Ellerström and Martin Ålund, Körsbärsgården, Gotland
2015 Artist talk. With Anders Olofsson (moderator), Celia Prado, Jakob Staberg and Martin Ålund. Konstnärshuset, Stockholm
2014 Artist Presentation and Talk about Stina Rosenberg. With Martin Ålund and Stina Rosenberg. Olle Nymans ateljéer och konstnärshem.
2014 About Public Art. Susann Brännström & Martin Ålund, Galleri Syster, Luleå
2013 Panel, The federation of Swedish Art Clubs at Supermarket. With MINIBAR, Galleri Syster, Martin Ålund and Christina Jutterström. Kulturhuset, Stockholm
2012 Artist talk about Oscar Furbacken. With Martin Ålund, Karin Lind and Inger Hansson Danared, Katarina Kyrka, Stockholm
2011 Artist talk. With Stig Larsson, Inger Hansson Danared, Rainer Carls, Lena Sjöstrand and Martin Ålund, Katarina Kyrka, Stockholm
2011 Seminary Människa Rum Närvaro, Sigtunastiftelsen, Sigtuna

Board member

2015– Chair of the board, The Swedish Artists Association
2015 Member of the board Styrelsen för stiftelsen Konstperspektiv
2011–2015 Deputy member of the board, The Konstperspektiv foundation
2008–2012 Deputy Chair of the board, The Swedish Artists Association
2007 Deputy Treasurer, The Swedish Artists Association

Miscellaneous

2012 Candyland Podcast: Interview with Martin Ålund
2006 Project participation: SKISS, Konstfrämjandet, Stockholm
2005 Project participation: Andrea Hvistendahl, Human Work, Workshop x 3, Galleri Studio 44, Stockholm

HYBRIS HEALERS

  Hybris Healers  is a Stockholm-based band, consisting in part of visual artists.

Hybris Healers is a Stockholm-based band, consisting in part of visual artists.