CURRENT AND UPCOMING

2017

September 7, 7pm, Will open the festival My Wild Flag with an action together with Mario Fjell at C.off, Stockholm.

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August, Together with Mario Fjell I will spend a month in Nordland, Norway attending two different residencies. First we will work two weeks at at Røst Air Residency and after that 2 weeks at AiR Nordland. Open House at Røst Air Residency on August 6, with AKCG, Rozemarie Heggen, Marie Kaada Hovden, Jason Rosenberg, Elin Már Øyen Vister, MArio Fjell and Malin Arnell.

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July, Together with Mario Fjell I will participate in Entangling Matter and Meaning Event. We are invited for a residency, to react and produce a new work or a new set of works to be part of the EM&M workshop (June 24-30) at Treignac projet in Treignac, France.

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June 29–August 13, YES! Association / Föreningen JA! will participate in the exhibition Performing Relationships at KV Leipzig. Curated by Krisztina Hunya and Daniel Niggemann.

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May 20–August 17, YES! Association / Föreningen JA! will participate in the exhibition The Work of Love, The Queer of Labor, at Franklin Street Work, Stamford, CT. Curated by Yevgeniy Fiks and Olga Kopenkina. Included in the exhibition will be the video documentation of We Will Open a New Front – lecture by Lee H. Jones #1 (2010) and a new work in progress.

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April 23, 12pm–9pm, Dr. Holobiont and the Lichens will perform We Need Gloves during SPF17 - a block party festival of performances, Cinetol Theater, Library (OBA) & Tolbar, Amsterdam. Curated by Geo Wyeth. Also performing in the festival niv Acosta, Johannes Büttner, DYNASTY HANDBAG, Geo Wyeth, Bruno Zhu.

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February 9–February 19, I will be performing together with Amapola Prada and MPA as part of MPA: RED IN VIEW’s movements Orbit (February 9 - February 19) and Assembly (February 19) in the Susan and John Hess Family Theater at the Whitney Museum in New York. (My entry into Orbit have been cancelled due to cosmic circumstances)

January 21–January 22, The 2 day action Synchronicity Can Happen At Almost Any Time will be part of At night the states at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Participants include Malin Arnell, Jennifer Doyle, Simone Forti, keyon gaskin, Raquel Gutierrez, taisha paggett, Lee Relvas, and Erika Vogt with Noura Wedell. Curatated by Shoghig Halajian and Suzy Halajian.

2016

September 28–November 27, YES! Association / Föreningen JA!'s contribution to the exhibition Feminism is Politics! curated by Olga Kopenkina, on view at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NYC.

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September 19, Inauguration Hannah Arendt Memorial Smoking Porch with YES! Association / Föreningen JA!, Hannah Arendt Center, Bard Collage, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.

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September 3, The public defence, Avhandling / Av_handling (Dissertation / Through_action), Stockholms University of the Arts, Stockholm

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May 27–May 29, Avhandling / Av_handling (Dissertation / Through_action), Stockholms University of the Arts, at KTH R1 Experimental Performance Space, Stockholm

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April 8, One of three keynote speakers during the seminar Performing Therapy as part of Annika Lundgrens research project Performing Resistance (with support of the research board at Valand Academy and the independent cultural platform Skogen), Gothenburg.

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February 19–February 20, I will give a workshop (which will turn in to a performance) during the free standing course Diversity: or how to not think the other, organized by Frédéric Gies at DOCH, Stockholm.

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February 4–February 5, I will be part of Stipendiatforum (29 February - 6 March 2016), Atelier Felix and Akademirommet at Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo. Stipendiatforum is a semi autonomous forum for the research fellows at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO).
On Friday Oncoming Corner #17 with guest Mai Hofstad Gunnes will take place at 1pm and on Saturday at noon I will present Setting the scene (2014).

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During the spring I have to honor to supervise two great lives, Indra Linderoth in the Master Programme in Contemporary Performative Arts at University of Gothenburg and Ida Sidenvall, in the Master Programme in Choreography at DOCH.

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January 16, 11am-12:30pm, Join me for "Breathing-with - A praxis session" at DOCH in Stockholm as part of Bodies of Evidence, An artistic-theoretical conference on bodies, borders, and movement.

"In this praxis session we will use breathing as a method of engaging bordering processes and questions around the integrity of the body. We will courageously engage. We will come together. We will rehearse and recompose territories of intimacy. We will move and be moved. We will follow different kinds of rhythm. We will change directions. We will practice mutual vulnerability and endurance. We will find support. We will mobilize passion."

2015

December 11, 7pm SCREENING + Q&A: Part 2:The Closer I Get To The End The More I Rewrite The Beginning

Final video screening as part of the video program for The Closer I Get To The End The More I Rewrite The Beginning exhibition. Curated by Suzy Halajian. Screening features work by Malin Arnell, Phil Collins, Harry Dodge and Stanya Kahn, and Basim Magdy, followed by a Q&A with Malin Arnell, Harry Dodge, and Stanya Kahn. The video program is curated by Suzy Halajian and Clara López Menéndez.

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December, Lisa Torell writes about my final seminar in the text "The rapprochement, Irony and Method", in which she presents her artistic research project and raises questions about format conventions, knowledge hierarchies and intimacy (rapprochement). Paletten Art Journal Nr 3:2015

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December 11, Read about Final seminar here: Kunstkritikks julkalender 2015 11 december – Frida Sandström

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October 12, 11am–4:30pm, Final Seminar, Stora Scenen/Black Box, DOCH, University of Dance and Circus, Brinellvägen 58, Stockholm.

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September 13, Hey you, your pussy stinks, text piece, part of Fia Backström at The Artist's Institute, New York City.

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July, residency at Røst Air, Røst, Norway. I have invited Ginger Brooks Takahashi and Kajsa Dahlberg to work with me during one week each. We will engage our feeling-with attentiveness in the non-locality of the horizon, and the presences of the location in its becoming.

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June 19–September 7, (art)work(sport)work(sex)work YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, commissioned project for The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada. In dialogue with Emy Fem, curated by Julia Paoli.

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Sunday 24 May, 2pm, Allison Smith and I will be giving two different guided tours in LTTR’s archival exhibition Here We LTTR: 2002–2008 at Tensta Konsthall in Stockholm.

I'm proud to have been invited by the four editors of LTTR’s fifth issue, Emily Roysdon, Ginger Brooks Takahashi, K8 Hardy, and Ulrike Müller to interact with the exhibition and the history of LTTR.

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24 April, Presentation of Setting the Scene, and an open performative conversation with Valand MFA: Fine Art programme year 1 exhibition Can you dig it?, Gothenburg, Sweden

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April 8, Action/screening of the video documentation Setting the Scene, Malin Arnell and A.K. Burns, at Torn Page Pop Up, NYC

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March 18, Beyond this Point. A drive-in action. In the framework of FD13 residency for the arts, in St. Paul, MN, USA

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March 8–March 22, Two weeks residency at FD13 residency for the arts, in St. Paul, MN, USA

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February 27, Reading within A.K Burns and Katherine Hubbard event POETRY PARADE FOR HORTENSE FIQUET AT THE MET (together with Fia Backström, A. K. Burns, Barbara Hammer, Katherine Hubbard, Eileen Myles, Jennifer Rosenblit, Carolee Schneemann, and Lanka Tattersall), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

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February 22, Performing within Emily Roysdon’s event UNCOUNTED (Performance 4), during If Only a Wave, Participant Inc. NYC.

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February 21, A work-in-progress session during Praxis Inc. 2015. The Department of Performance Studies, NUY/TISCH

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January 28–February 25, The video Sporing Lips of Transposed Desire (2011), by Malin Arnell and Pablo Zuleta Zahr, will be part of the exhibition A Sea Change Into Lands Rich and Strange, which is presented as part of the Abrons Arts Center's year-long collaboration with PARMER. Opening January 28, 6-8pm.

2014

December 5, 7:30pm–9:30pm, Setting the Scene

I’m working on a new full-evening piece for the Movement Research Festival, Fall 2014 (December 4-6) at Danspace Project | St. Mark’s Church in New York. Co-curated by Rebecca Brooks and Daria Faïn in conversation with Shelley Senter. Participants: Malin Arnell, Vanessa Anspaugh, Fia Backström, A.K Burns, Anna Craycroft, Nicole Eisenman, devynn emory, Rachel Higgins, Alhena Katsof, KOEFF, Katherine Hubbard, Zoe Leonard, Clara López Menéndez, Lydia Adler Okrent, and Guadalupe Rosales.

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November 15, 10:55am, I’m invited here this morning…, a 15 minutes performance during Creative Time Summit: Stockholm, at Hörsalen, Kulturhuset.

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November 8, 6pm–10pm, Release for Johanna Gustavssons book “Jag gör vi varje dag” at Konsthall C.

6:30pm Film screening: "Monica M." by Karin Michalski
7:30pm Mona Gustavsson, Malin Arnell and Zafire Vrba are reading aloud from the book “Jag gör vi varje dag.”

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October 27–November 16, Kapitel, Kaput, Kapital, Kapitulera, Capitulum: header of a text and a part of the arm, a collaboration among others

I’m very happy to be collaborating with Imri Sandströn and Fia Backström this fall. Between October 27 and November 16, we will share our process at Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation in Stockholm. The exhibition is curated by Nathalie Åhbeck.

Join us for
Förtätning/Densification #1: Saturday, 1 November, 7pm
Förtätning/Densification #2: Sunday, 16 November, 2pm-5pm
and/or during the regular opening hours.
Monday-Friday 11am-6pm
Saturday 11am-3pm

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October 26, 4pm–10pm, A Response to the Absence of Pain, action SUNDAY RUN_UP with Hanna Wildow, Sara Ruddock, Joakim Nyström, Malin Arnell, Sebastian Lingserius, Ofelia Jarl Ortega, Elin Magnusson, Cecilia Parsberg, Liv Strand, Marcus Doverud. SUNDAY RUN_UP is organized by ccap and Cristina Caprioli, Philip Berlin and Ulrika Berg at Design Hall, LM Ericsson Väg 14, Stockholm.

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In September I will travel to São Paulo and develop a new action, In This Almost, for PerformaPaço / Combinações at Paço das Artes
Performance Event October 4, 2014

Artists include Malin Arnell, MPA, Lynsey Peisinger, Maurício Ianês, Luisa Nobrega
Curated by Paula Garcia and Corrine Fitzpatrick

October 3, 5pm, Artist talk with Malin Arnell, MPA, Lynsey Peisinger, Maurício Ianês, Luisa Nobrega at Paço das Artes.

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September 1, Pecha Kucha presentation during PhD seminar week at Stockholm University of the Arts.

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June 6–July 3, The durational action, Audience or one of the crowd, are developed during the exhibition FAILING TO LEVITATE

Artists include Anhoek School (orchestrated by Mary Walling Blackburn and Rafael Kelman), Malin Arnell, Ethan Breckenridge, Dillon de Give, Bill Dietz, Danyel Ferrari, A Pattern, Rachel Higgins, Mitch McEwen, Glendalys Medina, Jen Rosenblit. With guest speaker Heather Love

Curated by Kerry Downey and Natasha Marie Llorens

There will be a series of structured events throughout the exhibition, with a mid-show reception on June 19th, 6 - 8pm.

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts
LOCATION: 323 West 39 Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
Gallery hours: Wed through Sat, 12-6 pm

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Documentation from the project I am not quite sure. This is an arduous terrain was published in the Swedish Paletten Art Magazine nr. 1 2014 #295

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May 10, 11 and 12, 2014, 67,3% performative research seminar, Stockholm University of the Arts at Weld, Stockholm. Opponent will be Katie Brewer Ball. Invited are Stefanie Seibold, Teresa María Díaz Nerio, Ulrika Gomm and Clara López Menéndez and others.

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My new work Mo(WE)ment of labor is developed within the framework of the exhibition We owe each other everything. Curated by Andrew Kachel. Mo(WE)ment of Labor includes an installation and an ongoing collaboration with undergraduate students at Bard Collage.

We owe each other everything. Curated by Andrew Kachel
An exhibition and research platform developing and articulating concepts of queer labor.
Artists: Malin Arnell, Kerry Downey and Joanna Seitz, Jen Rosenblit, Constantina Zavitsanos

Deviance Credits
April 13, 2014 - May 25, 2014
CCS Bard / Hessel Museum of Art
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Opening Reception: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 1pm-4pm