Education 

2018 (Jan - Feb) Choreography course held by 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 - The Arctic Circle, art residency on ship travelling from Svalbard to the Arctic circle. 

2018 - TAKING HOLD - THE DOUBLE BRIDGE, residency led by Phoebe Davies at PRAKSIS with events held in collaboration with Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway. 

2018 - Studio4 Residency at Chisenhale Studios, London, UK.

2016 - Arts Letters & Numbers, Albany, New York, US

Awards

2018 - Longlisted for Berlin Art Prize

2016 - Otto and Charlotte Mannheimer foundation 


Ongoing projects/collaborations

2018 - ongoing; member of Lacuna Lab, Berlin, Germany.

2018 - October 20-21st; Workshop "PLAY EXTENSIONS" as part of The Big Draw festival 2018, Victoria Park, London UK.

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/

2018 - Text featured in Still Life Magazine, print and online https://stilllifemag.org/Less-Habitual-Grip

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

Group exibition, Field(s), November, Sluice, London, UK.

Solo exhibition, Clench, October, Leeds, UK.

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

Chisenhale Art Place, four workshops in May and five performances and installations in June as part of Chisenhale studio 4 residency, London, UK.

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

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

Group exhibition 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 exhibition: 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


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://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





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