Helle Kvamme, Sättra 20, 387 93 Borgholm, Sweden
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Born: Denmark, Nationalitet: Norwegian, Home: Ireland & Sweden

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Recent Projects
July 09 Artistic cunsultant, Secret festival.
June 08 Organizer of Festival and Art event in Sättra Öland
May 08 Öland Arttrail Stenhallen Borghom
Feb 07 Plus/minus Sitespecific projekt in Sättra on Öland, Curated by Skart.
June 06 Developing The Yellow box. Major restoratons in progress in Sättra on Öland,
a small village of the east coust of Öland. Yellow box will be launched in June 07
June 06 The desperate artist. ongoing project
Nov 05 'See Saw', Collaborative project involving artists from Sweden Holland and
Ireland. Developing site-specific work in the South Parish, Cork. An interactive installation,
‘Insuring your World’ developed through an ongoing dialogue around notions of value and
exchange in the Shop space on 24 Douglas Street.
Jan-Jun 05 'Responses' Commissioned to produce two artworks by Responses community
project and Cork Capital of Culture 2005 These works resulted in a Video piece ‘The race
against the Machine’ and a slide installation to reflect on the mechanical an human activity in the
South Parish, Cork.
June 05 'Responses shop', Creating interactive works as a part of midsummer festival.
The public could interact with three installations created in the Shop on 24 Douglas Street, Cork.
Nov. 04 '24 hr Tourist', Special event Art trail. Site specific performance and installation,
Collaborative project to engage with specific environment outside Archive buildings and lane
way, Cork
Aug. 04 'Island to Island' Project, Curator and participant in the creation of site-specific
ecological sculpture and sound performance on Öland, Sweden. Eight recent graduates from
Ireland Sweden and Finland engaged with the unique landscape of Alvaret on Öland, Sweden

Selected Shows
Feb 10 Gallery Ö, Supermarket, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
June 09 Pippi På Pippi Contemorary art in Astrid Lindgrens home, Vimmerby, Sweden
June 09 Art in Eketorp fort on Öland, Sweden
March 07 Cicada show Global Gallery, Sydney
March 06 Performance in Strand Hotell. Conference on Öland, Sweden
Nov 05 Un/Inhibited, Outdoor Video projection event.
July 05 Caucus, Interactive Live-art installation, Caucus Centre, Cork
June 05 In house out, Sculpture exhibition, Backwater artist Studios, 'Artist in Recidence', garden shed.
June 05 Soundworks, Ucc, Cork
Jun 05 Responses Exhibition, St Johns College, Cork
Dec 04 C2, Crawford Gallery, Cork. Opening event, Cork Capital of Culture 2005
Nov 04 Contemporary Art in the Cathedral, St. Finn Barres Cathedral, Cork
Nov 04 Selected Works, Art Trail, Sirius Art Centre, Cobh
Jun 04 Degree Show, Crawford College of Art and design
June 03 Cow parade, Sculpture Event, Dublin
Feb 02 Art of Love, Gallery 44, Cork
Aug 99 Artmove, Paintings on Movement Kulturcentrum Replica, Stockholm

Solo exhibition
Sept 2000 Rooms, paintings, Gamla tryckeriet, Norrtälje, Sweden

2005 Art Connexon, Lille residency, France,(October), Awarded by Cork City Council.

Awards & Bursaries
2009 Regionförbundet Bursary
2009 Sparbankstiftelsen Award
2008 Culture Ireland award for international excange / Yellowbox
2008 Sparbankstiftelsen award
2007 Sparbankstifelsen award
2005 Arts Council Bursary Award
2005 Awarded two months residency at BAG studios (Jan.-Feb.)
2001 Alice Johanssons Stipendium (Visual Arts Award), Roslagens Konstnärsgille, Sweden
2004 Cork City Council purchased 'The Fragile Noses collection.

Education & Work Experience
2009 Employed project co-manager for Hemlig Festival
2006-09 Teaching Art and Design att Ölands Folhögskola
2004 Degree (hons) Crawford College of Art and Design
2002 Diploma (hons) Crawford College of Art and Design
1999 Foundation Art Course, Väddö Folkhögskola, Sweden

Work experience
2006 Selfemployed artist. Öland Sweden.
2004-06 Director of Art trail LDT
2005 Giving workshops, School tours and Summer school, Glucksman Gallery, Cork
2004 Registered self-employed Artist
2002 Arts facilitator, Children's Workshops, Triskel Arts Centre
1994-99 Independent children's entertainer and performance artist, street theatre,
1994-97 Puppeteer, puppet maker, Meridian Productions, Cork