Sara Lindström b.1983
 

EDUCATION


2016-2018 Master (MfA) in Choreography, DOCH, Stockholm University of the Arts.
2010 Dramaturgy, Stockholm University, Sweden.
2008 Dance on screen, University of dance and circus Stockholm, Sweden.
2002-2005  Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, University of London.
1999-2002  Stockholms Estetiska Gymnasium, upper secondary school, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

SELECTION OF PERFORMANCES, INSTALLATIONS AND OTHER ARTISTIC WORK

2020: Keeping Together in Time – choreographic installation. Commission for Scenkonstmuseet, Stockholm. Part of the touring exhibition “Everybody Dance”. Opening may 2020. Touring Finland and Norway 2020-2021.

 

2019-2020: Bolster Bodies– a physical interactive sculpture installation developed in collaboration with preschool children, elderly and patients at Stora Sköndal. Supported by Stockholms stad (premieres autumn 2020 in Sköndal and Farsta).

2019: Sonic Figures– a physical concert. Dans.Hall Festival, Farsta, Stockholm. Supported by SITE Sweden and Ccap Sthlm. https://vimeo.com/363288950

2018-2020 Stadsröra – an ongoing public art artproject in Norrtälje.

 

2019: Dancing on my own in Leeds – video installation. AGELESS Festival by Yorkshire Dance in Leeds 25-26 October.

 

2019: Dancing on my own in Lund – video installation at Skissernas Museum, Lund. 19-20 October. Part of Mono festival of One-to-one performance.
 

2019 Omvända Guideturen – 2 x 30 min videoworks part of Stadsröras exhibition at Norrtälje Konsthall spring 2019.
 

2018 När jag dansar själv. Shortfilm commission for SVT, premiere spring 2018. LINK to video.
 

2016 Dancing on my own. A shortfilm in collaboration and co-production with Yorkshire Dance as part of Juncture festival 2016.

 

2013-2015 “A Lyrical Dance Concert” a show devised by Sara Lindström and Gillie Kleiman. Touring throughout the UK. 
Developed during residencies at MDTDance 4Dance City and Northern Stage .
Premiered as part of Nottdance Festival 2013. Tour in the East Midlands, North East, and West Midlands regions. Supported by Arts Council England and co-produced by Dance4.

 

2014 Assistant director of company Lundahl&Seitl new work “An elegy to the medium of film” premiering in september/october at Steirischer Herbst Festival in Graz, Austria.

 

2014 Upp till dans! a shortfilm in collaboration with a residents at a retirement home in Österbybruk, Sweden. The film will premiere on SVT1 26 december 2014 and is supported by Kultur i LänetÖsthammars KommunFilm i Stockholm/FilmbasenSVT and Kulturrådet.

 

2012 Choreographer and performer in Proscenium by Lundahl&Seitl for the Swedish national dramatic theatre. Touring 2013 and onwards. Premiere 2 november. SvD review, 4 october 2012 Nummer.se, 17 november, 2012

 

2012 Performing ”My voice shall now come from the other side of the room” by Lundahl&Seitl, 19-21 oktober at WELD in Stockholm as part Almost out of sight festival.

 

2012 “Hands On Dance,” short film made in collaboration with a group of elderly people in Greenwich, commissioned for the Big Dance Festival 2012 in London. Screened at Greenwich Dance and as part of Oktoberdans 2012 festival in Norway.

 

2012 Rotating In A Room Of Images. by Lundahl&Seitl, Performer. Leuven, Avignon Theatre festival, July, France. Gothenburg Dance and Theatre Festival, Sweden.

2011 “This is…” premiere at Meteor 2011 festival, October, Bergen, Norway.

 

2011 Invited choreographer for Europe In Motion programme as part of Idans 05 festival, Istanbul, Turkey.

2011 Rotating In A Room Of Images. by Lundahl&Seitl. British Council Showcase, August, Edinburgh, Performer

2011 Artistic residency in July at Dance Identity in Austria, for the solo show “This is…”

2011 The Infinite Conversation by Lundahl&Seitl – Magasin 3, May, Stockholm, Sweden. Performer.

2011 Observatory, by Lundahl&Seitl – Moderna Dansteatern, April, Stockholm, Sweden. Performer.

2011 Rotating In A Room Of Images, by Lundahl&Seitl – Battersea Art Centre, One-On-One Festival, April, London. Performer.

2011 Symphony Of A Missing Room by Lundahl&Seitl. March. S.M.A.K, Museum Of Contemporary Arts, Belgium. Performer

2010 Men’s Health Week Dance Film Project – Collaboration between filmmaker Roswitha Shesher and MIKS. For Men’s Health Week, Commissioned by NHS, Greenwich Council and Greenwich Dance, London.

2010 As The Crow Flies – a site-specific performance commission for The Buddies, a group of older people from Greenwich, as part of Big Dance, London.

2010 Were working On It – MIKS performance Installation,September,RISK:RECLAIM:ENTERTAIN festival, Copenhagen, Denmark. January, Dansens Hus, Oslo, Norway.

2009 Impuls – promenade performance commission for Norrtälje Konsthall, Sweden August.

2009/2010 FEVER – a performance curated by MIKS in collaboration with Nick Quinn, Marie-Louise Stentebjerg, Christian Ubl and Valeria Primost. Touring UK and Europe 2009-2010.

2009 Invited artist for the interdisciplinary exchange workshop MÖTE09, a project initiated by Produkt. April, Gothenburg, Sweden

2009 Kära Kropp! – a site-specific commission for Norrtälje Konsthall, Sweden 11-14 February.

2008 MIKS Triple bill n+ – Laban Theatre 9 october, Richmond, London 18 october, Atalante, Gothenburg 23,24 october, Teater Tre, Stockholm, 27 october, Michaelis Theatre, London 29 october.

2008 The Listening Post – artwork installation, performer for Athina Vahla, resident choreographer at the science museum. September, London.

2008 Abalino Dance Theatre – performer for site specific performance as part of dance and theatre festival Mar De Silvares, July, Portugal

2008 MIKS Choreography commission for Youth Dance England. Queen Elisabeth Hall, July, London.

2008 The Invitation – research residency at Dansbyrån, Gothenburg, Sweden. Collaboration with choreographer Emma Lindgren, dramaturge Stefan Åkesson and dancer Jasmiina Sipilä.

2007 She moves, I follow – in collaboration with choreographer Emma Lindgren. You are now here Collective. Entré scenen, Junge Hunde Festival, Århus, Denmark 8-15 November.

2007 n+1 – MIKS performance and commission for The Monty Theatre, Belgium

2007 MIKS residency at Danswerkhuys, Belgium. October – november.

2007 The Masque of the Red Death – Performer forLundahl & Seitl Co-Laboratory Production commission for Punchdrunk., BAC, London.

2007 MIKS Residency in Casina Settarte Studios, Italy.

2007 A Recipe For Disaster – performer for Corinne Felgate and Toby Carr, at the Pacific Playhouse.

2007 Only on Mondays – MIKS, Robin Howard Dance Theatre, London. ICA, London. Blue Elephant Theatre, London.

2006-2007 Rituals before the end of time – performer for Lundahl&Seitl Co-Laboratory, Lakeview theatre, middlesex. Resolution, The Place, London. Weld, Stockholm Sweden.

2006-2007 Is That What You See? – performer for Abalino Dance Theatre. Touring London, West and East Midland region, UK.

2006 The Vandals took the Handals –  Performer for The London Design Festival. Designer: Corinne Felgate. Broadway Market, Hackney, London.

2006 MIKS @ Chisenhale Dance Space Residency. Artist-led research and development project at Chisenhale Dance Space, London

 

2006 PLAY – performer and collaborator for You are now here Collective/Emma Lindgren Halfmachine festival, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2006 Frauke Requardt & Company “Amazing Kate” workshop and performance. Choreography: Frauke Requardt. Greenwich Dance Agency. My Role: dancer/collaborator

2005 Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion. Choreodrome, research project participant, Choreography: Jonathan Burrows. Composer: Matteo Fargion. The Place, London.

2005 Darkin Ensemble. “Stories” Dance film. Choreography: Fleur Darkin. London. My role: dancer

2005 Trigger Point Dance Company Dance film. Choreography: Anna Ramsay. Edinburgh, Scotland. My role: dancer

2005 A2 Company “When does the beginning suddenly appear? “. Choreography: Anton Mirto and Alit Kreiz. ICA (Institute of contemporary art), London. My role: performer

2005 “The melted mirror” Choreographer: Joclecio Azevedo. Dancer. Bonnie Bird Theatre, London.

 


 

Residencies/Research


2016-2018 Fellow artist at SITE, Stockholm.
2012 D:ID residency for the work “This Is”Pinkafeld, Austria.
2009-2011 2-year residency with MIKS at Greenwich Dance Agency, London 2010: PAF Summer University,

France.
2008 The Invitation – research residency at Dansbyrån, Gothenburg, Sweden. Collaboration with choreographer Emma Lindgren, dramaturge Stefan Åkesson and dancer Jasmiina Sipilä.
2007 MIKS residency at Danswerkhuys, Belgium. October – November 2007.
2007 MIKS Residency in Casina Settarte Studios, Italy.

 


 

Stipends/Grants


2020 Stockholms Stad Kulturstöd
2019 Kulturrådet international Exchange
2019 Konstnärsnämnden international travel grant
2013/2014 Film i Stockholm/Filmbasen
2013 Kultur i Länet, projektbidrag, Uppsala
2012 Konstnärsnämnden international travel grant
2012 Big Dance Micro Grant, London
2012 Konstnärsnämnden International exchange grant for A Lyrical Dance Concert
2011 Konstnärsnämnden for Dance ID residency
2010 Big Dance Grant for MIKS
2010 Svensk Danska Kulturfonden
2010 Konstnärsnämnden for Paf Summer University
2009/10 Arts Council England for MIKS
2009 Laban Commission for MIKS
2008 Konstnärsnämnden for MIKS
2008 Laban Comission for MIKS
2008 Kulturfonden för Sverige och Finland
2007 Mobility grant, KulturKontakt Nord
2006 Chisenhale dance space for MIKS
2006 Sleipnir Travel funds