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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 EXHIBTIONS
2018 Consolation - trees, dogs and the light, Galleri Image, Århus,
 DK
2017 The Last Trees, Galleri Fagerstedt, Stockholm, Sweden
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
         The Other Tour, a guided boat-tour through the city of Copenhagen 
2008 New Friends, Uppsala konstmuseum (catalouge)
         In Memory of All Those Who Work Without Ever Getting a Reward,
         Pixel, Copenhagen
2007-09 Different Voices, public space project in Nepal, in colaboration with 
         Lasanaa/Ashmina Ranjit 
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 
2004 Contemporary Film and Video, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
         VIEW - Feminist Strategies in Danish Visual Arts, Information
         publishing 
house, Copenhagen, 2004
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
         Herstories Tour, a guided boat-tour through the city of Copenhagen
         www.sexogpenge.dk, a homepage for out-lets on the subject of sexist
         commercials

1998 Hemma, Galleri Box, Gothenburg
1997 Country, Galleri Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen
         Women down the Pub, Det døde Elsdyr – The Moose Pub, 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)



SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2017 Summer in the City, Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen
         100 Kvinder på Kro, Carlsbergbyens Galleri, Copenhagen
         Co-Existence – show at the Living with Animals conference, Eastern
         Kentucky University, Richmond, USA
2016 Fra Videokunst til billedkunst, Nivaagårds malerisamling, Nivaa, DK
         Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
         Hverdagsbilleder, Randers Kunstmuseum, Randers, DK
2015 100 Kvinder på Kro, Byens Kro, Copenhagen and Huset for Kunst og
         Design, Holstebro, Denmark
         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, Denmark
         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,
 Denmark
         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 kakot (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


REPRESENTED 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