Education 

2018 (Jan - Feb) Choreography course held by choreographer Seke Chimutengwende, Siobhan Davies, London, UK.

2015 - 2017 MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2012 – 2015 BA (Hons) Photography, London College of Communication, London, UK.

2011 – 2012 Foundation Diploma Art and Design, Graphic Design, Central Saint Martins, London, UK.

Residencies 

2019 - (September 29th to October 16th, 2019), art residency, The Arctic Circle.

2018 - (30th April- 1st July) Studio4 Residency at Chisenhale Studios, London, UK.

2016 - (1 - 30th August), Arts Letters & Numbers, Albany, New York, US

Awards

2016 - Otto and Charlotte Mannheimer foundation 


Ongoing projects/collaborations

2018 (June)- Workshop for children looking at endangered animals/ animals and their habitats through movement release exercises. This is part of her Chisenhale Studio 4 residency. http://chisenhale.co.uk/chisenhale/public-programme/project-space/

2017 – ongoing: Photographys' Gallery: Selected for ArtQuest's Photography Peer Group Forum

2017 - ongoing: Founder and editor of NON, an online platform for discourses and texts around ideas of the non-image, non-object and non-form with invited writers/artists. https://www.the-non.org/text


Selected Exhibitions

Support Structure exhibited as part of Landskrona Photography Festival, Sweden, September 2018.

Group exhibition, Emerge/ncy, Galerie Mausefalle, as part of Transmediale Vorspiel 2018. Berlin, 20-21st January.

A Corner With Emma Bäcklund, solo show curated by Trine Stephenson, A Corner With, London, UK, 5 - 12 October, 2017

Making It Real: Analogue LDN at Ugly Duck, Tanner st, 6 - 8 October, 2017, London, UK.

Degree show, MA Photography, Royal College of art, 23 - 30 June, 2017.

Group Show: At Home She’s a Tourist, curated by Tom Lovelace, Copeland Gallery, London, 19th – 21st May 2017 (with tours for Photo London VIP, The Photographers’ Gallery and Tate Patrons)

Tate Modern, Offprint London, self-published book Curved Spine, London, UK. 2017. (19 - 21 May) 

Brighton Photo Fringe. S.KIN Journal, group exhibition; The Unfold, Brighton, UK. 2016

Tate Modern, Offprint London, self-published book Moving Mountains, London, UK. 2016. (20 - 22 May) 

Aether, group exhibition with the body of work; Miniature Worlds, Imperial College, London, UK. 2016 (29 April - 23 May)

Self published book To Become Invisible (The Flux of Disappearance), part of Paper|Publication|Performance, Lychee One Gallery, London, UK, 2016 (15 April - 13 May)

Work in Progress show, Royal College of Art, London, UK, February, 2016

Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China, 2015.

The Kitchen Gallery, London, UK. 2015

Tate Modern, Offprint London, self-published book Phantom Limbs, London, UK, 2015

BA Degree show, London College of Communication, London, UK, 2015.

Nursery Gallery, London College of Communication, London, UK, 2014

The Embassy Tea Gallery, group show. London, UK, 2013

Bound, The Blacksmith & TheToffeemaker, London, UK, 2013.

Foundation degree show, Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design, London, UK, 2012.


Selected press

https://dergreif-online.de/guest-room/charlotte-cotton/

https://www.artquest.org.uk/project/peer-forum-2017/peer-forum-2017-photographers-gallery/

https://www.acornerwith.com/emma-bcklund

http://www.theplantationstudio.com/acw-1

http://www.bjp-online.com/tag/at-home-shes-a-tourist/

https://photoworks.org.uk/ideas-series-interview-tom-lovelace/

https://www.tomlovelace.co.uk/at-home-shes-a-tourist/

http://intern-mag.com/emma-backlund/

http://www.alvarmagazine.com/thoughts/emma-backlund/

http://www.theplantationstudio.com/collective/#/emma-backlund/

https://dergreif-online.de/artist-blog/play/

http://www.seedmonograph.com

http://a-e-t-h-e-r.com

http://www.prismphotomagazine.com

http://photoworks.org.uk/showcase-emma-backlund/

http://www.tjejland.com/collective/emma-bcklund

http://www.source.ie/graduate/2015/selection3.html

http://www.source.ie/graduate/2015/londcollba/londcollba_student_16_09_29_08-05-15/londcollba_student_16_09_29_08-05-15.php




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