AASA ERSMARK

Portrait: Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity


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Åsa Ersmark (b. 1981, Stockholm) is an artist and filmmaker based in Stockholm.

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Her work explores concepts of freedom and sexuality, as well as the unconscious and its place in a patriarchal consumption ­driven age. She works with film, installation, photography, painting and the human body. She received her MFA and BFA from The Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm. Her work has been exhibited at The Modern Museum in Stockholm, Uppsala Art Museum, Sweden, Micro­scope Gallery, New York, Färgfabriken in Stockholm, Clark House Initiative in Bombay and Tribeca Film Festival.

She has received grants from The Swedish Film Institute, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee and been an artist in residence at the Banff Cen­tre (Canada), I-­Park (USA) and SÍM (Iceland).
In 2017–2018, she was a studio grant holder at Iaspis, Stockholm.
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