CV

– Anders Sunna

Born 1985, Kieksiäsvaara, Swedish side of Sápmi
Based in Jåhkamåhkke/Jokkmokk, Swedish side of Sápmi
Website anderssunna.com
Instagram @anders_sunna

Education
Konstfack College of Arts, Fine Arts, 2006-2009

Selected solo exhibitions
Adde Zetterquist galleri, Røkland, Norway, 2020
Exploration Target – Area Infected, Varbergs konsthall, Sweden, 2020
Museums on Fire!, Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), Oslo, 2017
GOT DEMOCRAZY, Sámi Dáiddaguovddáš/Sami Centre for Contemporary Art, Karasjok, Norway, 2013

Maadtoe project
Together with documentary photographer Michiel Brouwer about racial institution and its consequences, and racism. Collaboration since 2010. Selected exhibitions:
Varje löv är ett öga/Every Leaf is an Eye, Göteborgs konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden 2019
Norrastation, Ljusdal, Sweden, 2019
Hanstholm Art Space, Denmark, 2019
Baltic Circle Theatre Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 2017
Maadtoe, Bomuldsfabrikken Kunsthall, Arendal, Norway, 2017
Perspektivet museum, Tromsø, Norway, 2017
Västernorrlands museum, Murberget, Sweden
Maadtoe, Barents spektakel, Kirkenes, Norway, 2016
Maadtoe, Västerbottens museum, Umeå, Sweden, 2016
Maadtoe, ArtiJuli, Kråkeslottet, Senja, Norge, 2016
Maadtoe, Ájtte svenskt fjäll och same museum, Sweden, 2015
World Culture Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2013-2014
Maadtoe, Gaaltije South Sami Centre, Östersund, Sweden, 2013

Selected group exhibitions
NIRIN, Biennale of Sydney, Australia, 2020
The trees, light green: Landscape painting – past and present, Bonniers Konsthall, 2020
Spring show, Bohman-Knäpper, Stockholm, Sweden, 2020
Works on paper, Bohman-Knäpper, Stockholm, Sweden, 2020
Àbadakone, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa 2019
Open Art, Örebro, Sweden, 2019
Nässjö Konsthall, Sweden, 2019
Modernautstälningen/The Moderna Exhibition, Moderna museet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018
Galleri K, Västerås 2018
Bothniasalongen, Kulturens hus, Luleå 2018
Winter show, Bohman-Knäpper, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018
Southbank Centre, London, 2017
Avesta Art, Avesta, Sweden, 2017
Sami Art, ISFiT, Galleri KiT, Trondheim, Norway, 2017
Show Me Colour, Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Trondheim, Norway, 2017
Áigemátki – Tidsreise – Timetravel, juried exhibition by Sami Artist Union (SDS), touring 2016-2018
Härnösand Konsthall, 2017
Norrland, Kulturenshus, Luleå, 2016
Colonialism inc., Art Centre KulttuuriKauppila, Ii Finland, 2016
Galleri 21, Malmö, 2016
Lilla Galleriet, Umeå, 2016
Piteå Konsthall, 2016
Norrbotten’s embassy, Stockholm, 2015
Sámi Contemporary, Berlin, Tyskland 2015
Brännpunkt barents, Havremagasinet, Boden 2015
Museum Anna Norlander: MAN, Skellefteå 2014
Härnösand Art Gallery, 2014
Bild museet, Umeå, 2014-2015
Swedish Institute, Paris, France, 2014
Sámi Contemporary, Rovaniemi, Luleå and Karasjok, 2014
Gällivare Museum, 2014
Gallery Koch, Stenungsund, 2014
Jamtli, Greetings from Sápmi, Östersund, 2013-2014
X-Border Art Biennial, Luleå, Rovaniemi and Severomorsk, 2013
Gallery Alva, Umeå, 2013
Norrbottens Ambassaden, SO, Stockholm, 2013
Røros Museum, Røros, Norway, 2012
Ahlbergshallen, Östersund, 2012
Vårsalongen, Liljevalch Art Gallery, Stockholm, 2012
Lilla Galleriet, Stockholm, 2011
Örnsköldsvik Konsthall, Umeå, 2011
Vårsalongen, Liljevalch Art Gallery, Stockholm, 2011
Stockholm Husby Art Gallery, Stockholm, 2009
Gallery Aija, Kåfjord, Norway, 2009
Lilla Galleriet, Umeå, 2009
Vårsalongen, Liljevalch Art Gallery, Stockholm, 2008

Public art commissions
Mural painting, Nässjö, 2019
Murals on five pillars, Sami University College, Guovdageaidnu/Kautokeino, Norway, 2018
Mural painting, Samisk Hus Oslo, Norway, 2017
Mural painting, Kansantahto, Oulu, Finland, 2016
Get OFF deFence, Arktisk graffiti mural painting, cooperation with Linda ”Zina” Aslaksen, Alta Ungdomskole, Norway 2016
Lappaffair – Unfinished Business, concert visuals in collaboration with Máret Ánne Sara, Festspillene i Nord Norge (Artic Art Festival), Harstad 2016
Graffiti painting cooperation with Breez Yoko, Havremagasinet, Boden, Sweden, 2015
Rock Art in Sápmi, Umeå Capital of Culture, 2014
North Gate Collection, Gällivare district court, 2013

Acquired by/Represented by
30 km tvång, painting, Moderna museet, Stockholm
Världskultur museet, Gothenburg
Västerås Konsthall
Tromsø municipality
Sami Art Collection, RiddoDuottarMuseat, Karasjok

Grants
Working grant, Sámediggi (the Sami Parliament on Norwegian side), 2017
One-year working grant, Konstnärsnämnden (Swedish Artist Board), 2016
Bengt Lindström scholarship, 2015
This year’s image, Creating price, Umeå, 2013
Establishment scholarship, Sámi Artist Council, Norway, 2011
Scholarship of the year, Piteå Art Association, 2011
Artist scholarship, Sparbankstiftelsen Norrland, 2012

Awards
Jane Glassco Award for Emerging Talent in imagineNATIVE, Toronto, Canada, for the animation film Morit Elena Morit together with Inga-Wiktoria Påve