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Theresa Traore Dahlberg, born 1983 in Värnamo, Sweden

EDUCATION

2014-2017 MFA, Kungl. Konsthögskolan, Stockholm

2008-2011 BA, Stockholms dramatiska högskola, Stockholm

2007- 2008 16 mm and experimental film production, The New School, New York 


EXHIBITIONS

2019 Artists' Film International - Whitechapel Gallery / Bonniers Konsthall

2019 Solo Exhibition, Beckers stipendiatutställning 2019, Färgfabriken, Stockholm

2019 Solo Exhibition, Musée national du Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou

2018 Group Exhibition, OFF Biennale Cairo, Kairo 

2018 Group Exhibition, If She Wanted I Would Have Been There Once Twice Or Again, Zeller van Almsick, Wien

2018 Group Exhibition, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm

2018 OUFF collective, Botkyrka konsthall, Stockholm & Gagnef

2018 Group Exhibition, I’m fine, on my way home, Galleri Gerlesborg Bohuslän

2018 Screening Grassi Museum, Leipzig

2018 Screening Museum of African contemporary art, Marrakech

2018 Screening & artist talk, Columbia University, New York

2017 Group Exhibition, Stipendiater 2017 Anna-Lisa Thomson Till Minne, Uppsala konstmuseum, Uppsala

2017 Group Exhibition, Folkmusik 2.0, Kulturhuset, Stockholm

2017 Group Exhibition, I’m fine, on my way home, Mossutställningar, Stockholm

2017 Group Exhibition, Gone Fishing, Gävle konstcentrum, Gävle

2017 Group Exhibition, Show Me Your Archive and I Will Tell You Who is in Power, KIOSK, Gent

2017 MFA, Back to me, Kungl. Konsthögskolan, Tomteboda, Stockholm

2017 Solo Exhibition, System settings, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm

2015 Group Exhibition, Morgenröte aurora borealis and Levantin: into your solar plexus, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern

AWARDS, GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES
2019 Beckers konstnärsstipendium

2018 Konstnärsnämnden stipendium 

2018 Tempo filmfestival, Best short film

2018 Africlap Award  

2018 Youth Award Beldocs, Belgrad

2017 Stockholmspriset

2017 Diakité och Sachs stipendium

2017 Stiftelsen Anna Lena Thomson Till Minne

2017 Konstakademien stipendium

2017 Fredrika Bremer Stipendium

2017 Ouaga Girls, Prix du CREDIF pour la création cinématographique feminine, JCC Carthage Film Festival

2015 Taxi Sister, Audience Award, Le Festival international du film lesbien et féministe de Paris

FILMOGRAPHY

2018 – The Ambassador´s Wife, dokumentär, 16 min (regissör, producent, klipp) 

2017 – Ouaga Girls, dokumentär, 1 h, 22 min (regissör) 

2012– Taxi Sister, dokumentär, 28 min (regissör, producent)


Urval filmfestivaler: Telluride, Toronto (TIFF), Leipzig, IDFA, Göteborg filmfestival, Vision du reel, FESPACO, Clermont-Ferrand etc

BIO

Theresa Traore Dahlberg, b.1983

Theresa Traore Dahlberg is a visual artist and filmmaker who formulates and mediates engaging complex, narratives through sculpture, photography, and film. Her films narrate stories in the expanded field of documentary including themes such as representation of the other, by questioning how individuals, events and places are perceived, interpreted and understood. The artist finds her working material in everyday life, encounters with people from different places play an important role. Traore Dahlberg’s sculptural works often take a point of departure in the material itself, as a physical material and as a container of histories, ideas, and notions. The artist pays attention to production, working conditions, workers identities and fates of life, creating art that reflects the complexity of class, women's roles, and post-colonialism. Traore Dahlberg draws from her own experiences of being anchored in two political and social cultures, Sweden and Burkina Faso, and from the implication of living in a contemporary European context.

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