RESIDENCY FREDRIK STRID (SWE)
Fredrik Strid (1973, Sweden) is Hordaland Art Centre'sresident February 2011.
Fredrik Strid is an artist whose practice centers on themes of nature, museum representation and time. His exhibitions are often comprised of installations where light phenomena communicate with sculptural elements. He graduated from the Fine Art MA programme at Malmö Art Academy in 2005, and he also studied critical theory with Mary Kelly at UCLA, Los Angeles. He has shown works in group shows at such institutions as, OR Gallery (Vancouver, Canada) and Städtische Galerie Kunsthaus (Dresden, Germany). He is represented in several collections (Malmö Konstmuséer, The Museum of Sketches in Lund and Region Skåne) and was commissioned for a public art piece in Malmö in 2006. He also spent a year assisting the American artist Mark Dion in New York in 2007. He was recently involved in a trans-disciplinary project on The Arctic where he collaborated with the Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø Museum, The Swedish Museum of Natural History and Tromsø Kunstforening.
This residency is suported by Culture Point North.