you are here:
Artists   /   Lisa Strömbeck   /   Biography

BIOGRAPHY

LISA STRÖMBECK
Born 1966 in Andrarum, Sweden. Lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark and Borrby, Sweden

EDUCATION
1994-99 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
1992-94 Freie Kunst, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg


SOLO SHOWS

2015
"Light Tricks", Galleri Fagerstedt, Stockholm 
"In Bed", Tjörnedala Konsthall, Baskemölla
"Light Tricks", Galleri Fagerstedt, Stockholm, Sweden

2014

”To have or have not”, ACC Galerie, Weimar

2013
”Minne av sol”, Krognoshuset, Lund (solo)
 
2012
Advokatfirman Vinge, Malmö
”Animals do it: RECYCLE”, Instant Herlev Institute, Copenhagen
“Sprängningar”, Kulturgjuteriet, Borrby, Sweden2010
”In Your Hands”, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen

2009
”Darkroom”,Turku Art Museum, Finland

2008
”New Friends”, Uppsala konstmuseum (catalouge)
”In Memory of All Those Who Work Without Ever Getting a Reward”, Pixel, Copenhagen

2007
”In Memory of All Those Who…”, Konstnärshuset Stockholm and Galleri Fem, Lund

2006
”I´m your boss” -and other dreadful scenarios, Martin Asbæk Projects, Copenhagen
”Människor och Djur”, Ystad konstmuseum (catalouge)

2005
”’Es war ja nicht alles schlecht’”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (catalouge)

2004
”Contemporary Film and Video”, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

2003
”Den ömma punkten”, Sub Bau, Gothenburg
”The Tender Spot”, Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, Bremen

2002
”Non-Stop Videovindue”, YNKB, Copenhagen

2001
”Resting Place”, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin

2000
”Hvilerum”, Galleri Tommy Lund, Copenhagen

1998
”Hemma”, Galleri Box, Gothenburg

1997
”Country”, Galleri Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen

1996
”I’ll Do” (with Andrea Creutz), Galleri Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen

1995
”Loveliest ”, Galleri Saga Basement, Copenhagen
” In and Out”, Rådskælderen – Kunstakademiets udstillingssted

Major projects by artist collective Women Down the Pub (DK: Kvinder på Værtshus)

2009
The Other Tour, a guided boat-tour through the city of Copenhagen

2007-09
Different Voices, public space project in Nepal, in colaboration with Lasanaa/Ashmina Ranjit

2004
VIEW - Feminist Strategies in Danish Visual Arts, Information publishing house, Copenhagen, 2004

2000
Herstories Tour, a guided boat-tour through the city of Copenhagen

2000
www.sexogpenge.dk, a homepage for out-lets on the subject of sexist commercials

1997
Women down the Pub, Det døde Elsdyr – The Moose Pub, Copenhagen


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS


2016
Hverdagsbilleder, Randers Kunstmuseum, Randers, DK

2015
100 Kvinder på Kro, Byens Kro, Copenhagen and Huset for Kunst og Design, Holstebro
Summer in the city, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen
Par i konst, Vargåkra Konsthall


2014
Lige i skabet, Svends Bibliotek and Nivaagaards Malerisamling, Bakkehusmuseét, Frederiksberg
Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen
Hem Längtan – Vardagens ideologi och estetik, Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Sweden
To Have or Have Not, ACC Galerie, Weimar
Everyone Doesn't Eat Meatballs in Sweden, Samara, Russia
The beginning is Always Today, Västerås Konstmuseum, Sweden
The beginning is Always Today, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Norway

2013
”Hurra”, Pop-up Gallery, Venice, Los Angeles
”Out to Sea”, Trapholt Kunstmuseum, Denmark
”The beginning is always today”, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Norge
”Re.act.feminism”, with Women down the Pub, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
”Multipel.nu”, Malmö Nordic, Kulturcentralen and Malmö Konsthall
”To have or have not”, Halle 14, Leipzig
”Seoul International Shortfilm festival, Korea
”Summer in the city”, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen
Out to Sea, Trapholt, Denmark
VIDEO, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012
"Fokus 2012 Video Kunst Festival", Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Nikolaj Plads, Copenhagen
"Summer In The City", Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011
”Zoo” Werkleitz biennale, Halle
”Summer in the City”, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen
”Dyredamer”, Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg
”Terrain Video”, Holstebro Kunstmuseum,

2010
”Openingshow”, Odense Kunsthall
”Derrida's Katze”, Kunsthaus Kreutzberg/Bethanien, Berlin
”Dog is my co-pilot”, Spinderihallerne, Vejle
”Summer in the City”, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen
”Her er vejen”, Sophie Hjerl's udhus ved Hærvejen

2009
”Summer in the City”, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen
”Works at work”, with Women down the Pub, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
”Malmö Konstmuseum meets the Swanljung Collection”, Malmö Konstmuseum
”Andre Stemmer”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde
”Site Natura”, Tjörnedala Konsthall
”Sample #2, Deutsche Künstlerbund Projektraum, Berlin
”Videobiograf”, Röhsska Museet, Göteborg and Borås Konstmuseum

2008
”Sample #1, Deutsche Künstlerbund Projektraum, Berlin
”Et blik på det fremmede”, Bendixen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

2007
”Summer in the City”, Martin Asbæk Projects, Copenhagen
”Zoo”, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
”Distant Relations”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde
”Emergency room”, (curated by Colonel) PS 1/MOMA, New York
”X Years”, Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, Bremen

2006
”Emergency Room” (curated by Colonel), Galerie Olaf Stüber, Berlin
”Strategic Questions”, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna; De Appel, Amsterdam
”Summer in the City”, Martin Asbæk Projects, Copenhagen
”Artists Migration”, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg
”Konstfeminism”, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm
”Janssons frestelse”, Overgaden - Institute for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
”Cultural Perceptions and Cultural Clash”, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax

2005
”Six Perspectives on an Archive, Index/Kulturhuset, Stockholm
”Konstfeminism”, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg
”U3 Tunnel”, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
”Baltic Raw”, Hafencity, Hamburg
”QTV”, TV-TV, Copenhagen Art Channel

2004
”Scandinavian Sparks”, 278 Space, Beijing
”Tomorrow II”, Gallerie Asbæk, Copenhagen
”Ballroom Blitz”, Galleri Gimm & Eis, Copenhagen

2003
”Mothers of Invention” (with Women Down the Pub), Museum für Moderne Kunst, Vienna
”Show Unit”, travelling exhibition, Riksutställningar , Sweden
”Lost in Tomorrow”, Centro Cultural Andratx, Andratx
”Limes”, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Santiago, Santiago de Chile
”Nordic Live Art”, Gothenburgh Art Museum, Gothenburg
”In Reality”, Overgaden – Institute for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
”Open Source”, Mia Sundberg Galleri, Stockholm
”Out to Grass”, Galerie Koch & Kesslau and Bergstüble Projekte, Berlin
”Fast Video”, Cinemateket, Copenhagen
”Women 2003”, billboard project in Copenhagen

2002
”Rent-a bench” (with Women Down the Pub), billboard project by Jacob Fabricius, Los Angeles
”Hjemme igen”, Arken – Museum for Moderne Kunst, Copenhagen
”Gossip”, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö
”Art is More Expensive Than Hot Dogs, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
”Coming!”, Zone/Mori Art Center , Tokyo
”DK”, Galerie de l’école d’art, Perpignan
”A Room Of One’s Own” (with Women Down the Pub), Secession, Vienna
”Eukabeuk Event – Swedish Art Weeks”, Chiangmai University Art Museum, Chiangmai
”Je t’aime moi non plus”, touring Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun; Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing; Kunsthall Bergen, Bergen; Museum het Domein, Sittard; ESAP, Perpignan; Leisure Club Mogadishni, Copenhagen; Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Wilhelmshaven; and Metronom, Barcelona

2001
”Der dritte Sektor” (with Women Down the Pub), Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfburg
”Aftenskolen” (with Women Down the Pub), Galleri Signal, Malmö
”Dansk Video Manifesta”, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen
”Ideologia-Nordic Art 2001”, Röda Sten, Gothenburgh
”Quality Street”, Galleri Tommy Lund, Copenhagen
”Get That Balance”, K3, Kampnagel, Hamburg
”My Generation”, Atlantis Gallery, London
”New Premises”, Gallery Muu, Helsinki

2000
”Wonderful Copenhagen”, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel
”Wir wollen daran glauben”, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin
”Filmform – Old School vs. New School”, Galleri Artnode, Stockholm
”’Big Torino’ – biennale arte emergente”, Torino
”9 fra det Kongelige Danske”, UKS, Oslo
”Shoot” touring Living art Museum, Reykjavik; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, etc.
”SHOOT - Moving Pictures by Artists”, Malmö Konsthall and Cinema Spegeln, Malmö
”Inscriptions”, Galleri Enkehuset, Stockholm

1999
”Blick”, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
”Private Parts”, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
”Andebølle – Ama’r”, Galleri Tommy Lund, Copenhagen
”Exit”, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen
”Videokunst aus Dänemark”, Galerie Voges und Deisen, Frankfurt am Main

1998
”Spin-Off”, Filmhuset, Copenhagen
”Bösartig”, Kino Klick, Berlin
”Nordic Nomads”, White Columns, New York
”Artgenda Review”, Stadtgalerie , Kiel
”Presenting LAB”, The Pineapple, Malmö
”Efterårsudstillingen”, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
”What’s Going On?”, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, NY
”Videorama – For Lovers Only, Depot, Vienna
”Artgenda”, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
”Boomerang”, Nikolaj Udstillingsbyggning, Copenhagen
”Nuit blanche – scènes nordiques les années 90”, Musée d’art moderne, Paris

1997
”Frauen und Tiere”, Offener Kanal, TV Hamburg
”Zones of Disturbance”, Steirischer Herbst, Graz
”Stofskifte”, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde
”Politisk Kunst”, Kørners kontor, Copenhagen
”Video-97”, Fylkingen, Stockholm
”Sju sorters kakor” (with Maria Finn), Tomelilla Konsthall, Tomelilla

1996
”Mission : Impossible”, Bricks & Kicks, Vienna
”Bank T.V.”, Bank, London and Manchester
”Up Date”, Turbinehallen, Copenhagen
”Convoy”, Turbinehallen, Copenhagen


BIBLIOGRAPHY
”Katzen essen Insel auf”, Jungle World nr. 07/10, 18 Feb 2010
”En anderledes tur på Københavns kanaler”, Politikken 14/8 2009
”Med kunsten på Havnerundfart”, Børsen, 19/6 2009
”Kanalrundfart med nyt focus”, Information 15/7 2009
”Brudarna tar plats i Byn”, Matilda Gustavsson, Sydsvenskan 7/8 2009
”Natur/Kultur i samklang”, Anja Degerholm, Ystad Allehanda, 22/8 2009
”Välbeprövade grepp på naturens roll”, Tor Billgren, Sydsvenskan 27/8 2009
”Moraalisia voittoja ja retkahduksia”, Hanna Lamnaouer, Turun Sanomat, 23/6 2009
”Om makt- och herrelöshet”, Mikael Mildén, Djurens Rätt nr 5-6 2008
”Förnedring och maktspel granskas”, Katarina Wadstein Macleod, Svenska Dagbladet 27/9 2008
Strategic Questions: Has Man a Function in Universe?, Gavin Wade, BookWorks Publishing London
”Duktig Vovve”, Carolina Söderholm, Sydsvenskan, 2/3 2008
”Nepal-Danish women’s groups for inclusive campaigns”, The Kathmandu Post, 25/12 2007
”Kunstneren som opdagelsesrejsende”, Mads Damsbro, Information 7/5 2007
”Intimitet og køn”, Rune Gade, Nybrud – dansk kunst i 1990erne
”Loss and Longing”, Andreas Schlaegel and Angela Rosenberg, BE Magazine, autumn 2006
”Svenske hjerters uro”, Eva Pohl, Berlingske Tidene 18/5 2006
Janssons Frestelse, catalouge Overgaden – Institute for Contemporary Art
”Konsten tar plats utanför storstan”, Dan Jönsson, Dagens Nyheter 25/2 2006
”Djuren är väl också människor”, Carolina Söderholm, Sydsvenska Dagbladet, 20/2 2006
Människor och djur, catalouge Ystad Konstmuseum, ISBN 91-87258-56-0
Who’s the Storyteller, KUNO/ Kuvataideakatemia, Helsinki
”Es war ja nicht alles schlecht”, catalouge Künstlerhaus Bethanien, ISBN 3-932754-64-6
”Es war ja nicht alles schlecht”, Photography Now, aug-sept 2005
”Udsigt”, Marie Dufresne, Kvinder, Køn & Forskning, no 1-2 2005
”Strategisk korrekt”, Halvor Haugen, Billedkunst Norge
”Mennsker laver kunst - ikke køn”, Mai Misfeldt, Berlingske Tidende 2/12 2004
”Da konen kastrerede grisen”, Lilian Munk Rösing, Information, 6/12 2002
”Udsigt til indsigt”, Maria Gry Bregnbak, webmagasinet Forum, www.kvinfo.dk
VIEW- Feminist Strategies in Danish Visual Arts, ISBN 87-7514-098-5, Informations Forlag, DK
”Tender Spots”, Rainer B. Schossig, Bremer Zeitung, Febr. 2003
”Women Down the Pub/Rent-a-Bench”, Flash Art, no 228, Jan/Feb 2003
”Interview with Women Down the Pub”, Passepartout 11, 2003
Women 2003, catalogue, Informations Forlag 2003
”Dossier Kopenhagen – Lisa Strömbeck”, Simon Sheikh, Kunstbeeld – tijdschrift voor beeldende kunst Nederlands, no 5, 2001
”Lisa Strömbeck – A woman under the influence”, Rebecca Kimbrell, Katalog - Journal of Photography and Video, spring 2001
”Herstories tour”, Sanne Kofoed, MAKE, summer 2000
”Kvindelige kunstnere fortæller historie”, Berlingske Tidene, 19/8 2000
”Feministisk Havnerundfart”, Jyllands Posten, 14/8 2000
Yours Truly, Jacob Fabricius, Pork Salad Press 2000
”En blund hos Lund”, Politikken, 9/6 2000
”Man kæler da med kæledyr, også i soveværelset”, Rune Gade, Information, 7/6 2000
”Kunst: Når kæledyr knalder brikker”, Camilla Stockmann, Nat & Dag, June 2000
BIG Torino 2000 – biennale arte emergente exhibition, catalouge, May 2000
SHOOT – Moving Pictures by Artists, catalouge for the Malmö film festival, feb 2000
Exit 99, catalouge for Det Kongelige danske kunstakademis afgangsudstilling, 1999
Nordic Nomads, Andrea Kroksnes, catalouge Gallery White Columns, New York, 1999
Artgenda retro, catalouge, Stadtgalerie Kiel, 1998
Presenting LAB – LAB presents, book project, 1998
”Selvidentifikation og selviscenesættelse på 90ernes danske kunstscene”, Simon Sheikh, Øjeblikket, no 35,1998
Spin-off – dansk og europæisk kunstvideo i halvfemserne, The Danish Filminstitute, 1998
Nuit Blanche, Simon Sheikh, catalouge, Musée d’art moderne, Paris, Feb, 1998
Boomerang, catalouge, Nikolaikirke, January, 1998
”Inserts”, female danish artists on internet: www.artnode.dk/inserts
”Hair”, in Zones of Disturbance, Graz, Sept 1997
Stofskifte, catalouge for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Sept 1997
”Work in Progress”, Gretchen Gasterland, s.cr.a.m no 1, 1997
”Lisa Strömbeck – Country”, Kristine Kern, Øjeblikket, no 32/33 1997
”Moderne Kvinder”, Rune Gade, Information, 26/7 1995


EPRESENTED IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Ystad konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Malmö konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
The Swanljung Collection, Finland
Borås konstmuseum, Borås, Denmark
Det Danske Filminstitut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Statens kunstfond, Copenhagen, Denmark
Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden