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Jesper Nordahl  
(b.1969 in Stockholm)

1995-2000 Royal Institute of Art (MFA), Stockholm
2006-2007 Whitney Independent Study Program, New York
2009 Architecture and Gender: Introduction(7.5 p.),FATALE, School of Architecture, KTH, Stockholm
2003-2004 Sociology, Stockholm University(60p.), Stockholm

coming up
12 April (6 pm)_Release, presentation of the book Anticapitalist Feminist Struggle and Transnational Solidarity: Chandra Talpade Mohanty (book, 48p. 2019), Index, Stockholm

Exhibitions, Screenings 
2019 (16 Feb-31 March) Katunayake Frihandelszon-Jesper Nordahl, Konstkuben, Vallentuna Kulturhus, Vallentuna
2017 dec.-2018 jan. Jesper Nordahl, Aguelimuseet, Sala
2017, 9 Sept. GIBCA (Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art) 2017, WheredoIendandyoubegin – On SecularityWe're saying what you're thinking, Gothenburg
2017, 22 Oct. Karachi Biennale 2017, Witness, Karachi
2017_ HERstory - des archives à l'heure des postféminismes, Maison des Arts de Malakoff, France
2016_ Samhällsmaskinen, Malmö KonstmuseumMalmö
Screening, bokrelease, "Den lilla svarta : Modeindustrins mörka baksida" (Gunilla Ander, Ordfront förlag, 2016), PSB, Stockholm
Summer Cinema: Jesper Nordahl, W8
, Amsterdam2016_ (19 Feb-28 Feb) Fade To Grey, Liljevalchs Hubb, Solna
2015_ (9 Dec.-7 Jan.2016) Jesper Nordahl: Contaminated Zones, Galerija Umjetnina - Museum of Fine Arts, Curated by Basak Senova and Branko Franceschi, Split, Croatia
(21 Nov - 3 Jan. 2016) Jesper Nordahl: Handlingar, ÖBKHLrebro Konsthall), Örebro
(7th Nov.) Feminist Documentary Today: Film Screenings, Historical Materialism Conference, London
On Tv, In Stereo, Svarta Hålet, Stockholm
Image Outside - filmfestival, Linljevalchs Hubb, Solna
Svarta Hålet: Techno Trance(Paradise is Now), Trädgården, Stockholm
Index - 40th Anniversary Benefit Auction, Belenius/Nordenhake, Jakobs torg 3, Stockholm
Jesper Nordahl: Stars & Bucks Cafe, Liljevalchs-Hubb, Solna
2014_Krisfestival, Dramalabbet, Stockholm
openhouse, Lijevalchs Hubb, Solna
Polyfoni 2, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris
Colombo Art Biennale- Making History,Colombo, Sri Lanka
2013 Mode, Kultur, Politik (fashion, culture, politics) - symposium, Centrum för Modevetenskap, Bio Mauritz, Filmhuset, Stockholm
Shiryaevo biennale - Screen: between Europe and Asia, Victoria Gallery, Samara, Russia
Michael was just the beginning / To New Horizons - Jesper Nordahl / Anna Ådahl, Forum, Stockholm
Aspectivity - the history of seeing and representation (end of the year exhibition of the course i have been runnning at the Royal Institute of Art), Galleri Mejan, MDT and Audiorama, Stockholm (Publication)
Chessroom, Atelier Rouart, Paris (Novel)
KRIS, SIA (Swedish Institute Athens), Athens
'Economy' opens at Stills, Edinburgh
'Economy', Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow
Becoming, Colombo Art Biennale 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Kiz RoyalKino, screening, presented by Sören Grammel, as part of the exhibition "Public Folklore" at Grazer Kunstverei, Graz
New Media Residency 2011, Exhibition, Theertha Red Dot Gallery, Pitakotte, Sri Lanka (catalogue)
Residency/workshop at Theertha, Pitakotte/Colombo, Sri Lanka
Schackrummet – a collective novel initiated by Sinziana Ravini, Paris
online release (and remake) of Anticapitalist Feminist Struggle, and Transnational Solidarity - an Interview with Chandra Talpade Mohanty, http://vimeo.com/28572566
Art Research lab, Liepaja University
performance, Vasaparken, Göteborg, Sweden
Y SASM 2011, South Asian Studies Seminar of the Humboldt University, Berlin
April ' Town Meeting' (14/4) and stay at Casco 'Grand Domestic Revolution' (GDR) apartment, Utrecht
Tempo (documentary film festival), Moderna Museet, Stockholm
2010 6 dec. (7 dec 2010-23 jan 2011) New Gravity/Interesting Thing, curated by: Jesper Nordahl and Karina Karaeva at NCCA, Moscow (catalogue)
'New Gravity/Interesting Thing' was nominated for best curatorial in project in Russia 2010: http://www.kuryokhin.net/ru/award/short-list.html
3 dec_ New Positions In European Contemporary Art, Y-Gallery of Contemporary Art, Minsk, Belaruss
Sat. the 27th of Nov. Look Now. A One Day Screening at TBG&S, curated by Cleo Fagan, Dublin
Sept 23-26 _ Twenty-Third Annual VideoFest, Presented by the Video Association of Dallas, Angelika Film Center, Dallas, Texas
Aug. 18-20 _ Second Nordic Conference on South East Asia Studies for Young Scholars, sasnet conference, Falsterbo
June _ Artnews Outdoor (billboard/poster project at bus stops), Samara, Russia
May 14-23 _ Migrating forms, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
26-28 Mar. - New Beginnings, Open house, Iaspis, curator: Sinziana Ravini, Stockholm
13.2 - 17.3 2010 - Kalmar Konstmuseum, curator: Martin Schibli, Kalmar, Sweden (solo)
27 Feb.- 3 April _ Dolores(project space of Ellen de Bruijne PROJECTS)curator of Dolores: Karin Hasselberg, Amsterdam (solo)
2009 26 November _ 100 Swedish minutes, screening, Pavilion,curator: Catrin Lundqvist, Bukarest
20 nov-19 dec _ Out of bounds, curator Christel Tsilibaris, Beursschouwburg, Brussels
Nov 4th Nov. (- for 2 weeks) Fotografi : Nu 2009 exhibition at EESC headquarters, curator Aura Seikkula, Liv Stoltz, Karolina Pahlén, Johan Pousette, Brussels
13 nov - 21 dec _ Kaliningrad art gallery, curator Martin Schibli, Kaliningrad
26.09. – 19.12.2009 | PROVISORISCHES YOGA, Grazer Kunstverein, kuratiert von Mari Laanemets & Sören Grammel, Graz
091001 - 091108. _ Fotografi: nu 2009, CFF , curator: Liv Stoltz, Aura Seikkula, Karolina Pahlén, Johan Pousette Stockholm
6 oct. -  _ East Street Arts, curator: Amy Cherlesworth, Leeds
27 Aug_ Flows of Capital: Bodies & Borders, Centre of Contemporary Arts, curator: Amy Charlesworth, Glasgow
11-16.08 The White Cube, Stockholms Kulturfestival, Konstnäring och Index, Kulturhuset/Brunkebergsporten, Stockholm
8 July Screening/presentation, The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art (LCCA), curator: Anda Klavina, Riga (Latvia)
Great dolly zoom, Rio(f.d.Kvartersbion), Sammanställt av Twochange, Stockholm
Supermarket 2009 ART KINO (Bastard Gallery)screening and Panel discussion, Clarion Hotell, Stockholm
2008 Impakt Highlights: YourSpace, The National Center for Contemporary Art (NCCA), Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
rictions and conflicts, Kalmar Konstmuseum
, curator Martin Schibi, Kalmar, Sweden
Nordisk Panorama, Malmö Konsthall, Art Film1, Johanna Billing Selection, Malmö
7 Sept. FILMPROGRAM WITH DISCUSSIONS, Informal Cities, Dieselverkstaden / Nacka, Stockholm
Nomad by Heart -
Contemporary Art from Mongolia and Sweden, Bildmuseet, Umeå
QUI VIVE? International Biennale for Young Art,L-galeri, Moscow
Pillows, food, and=Talk and videos,
monumental workshop at Mejan, Stockholm
Social structures, subcultures and identities in Society Impakt Festival 2008 (NYUFF), Utrecht
TRUNK - The Nordic art video festival, Färgfabriken, Stockholm
Interrupting the Future, the Graduate Student Conference, ICLS at Columbia University, New York
living in a modern society
, curator: Martin Schibli, Nizhniy Novgorod
NYUFF, New York Underground Film Festival, New York
textour 2008
Kulturzentrum Pavillon, Textilproduktion in Deutschland zwischen globaler Konkurrenz und internationaler SolidaritätVortrag mit Albert Koolen. In Kooperation mit Dritte WeltHannover
Trunk 07, Sundsvall Kulturmagasin (www.sundsvall.se/kulturmagasinet) och Kramfors vinterfestival
2007 Klub der Utopisten #11, Surprise Utopic Film Sample, Videolounge, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
Video Apartment
- Place APT 20 Block G, Docklands, Dublin 2, Ireland
Trunk 07 Cinema Regina, Östersund
REALITY CROSSINGS, 2nd Photo Festival Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg
Mellan Realitet och Sagoland, Högsby kommun, Kalmar Län, Sweden
E-flux Video Rental Centre culturel Suisse, Paris
homo bellicus, brotfabrik, Berlin
Whitney ISP
(Studio Program) exhibition , Artists Space, New York
Globale-Filmfestival/laborB*(solo), Berlin
e-flux video rental (EVR), Carpenter Center, Boston
30 April m
onkeytown(solo), Brooklyn, NY
nyuff, new york underground film festiva at Anthology Film Archives, New York
årsalongen 2007, Stockholm
(solo), Stockholm
villa du parc, centre d'art contemporain, Genev
2006 Dreamlands Burn, Mûcsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest
Colonialism without Colonies
? Chapter III, Shedhalle, Zürich
, HOUSEWARMING FILM NIGHT, Swiss Institute, New York, NY
Homo bellicus, ParisLondonNewYork, Brooklyn, NY
EVR, Istanbul, Austin and Canary Islands
, lokal-TV, Stockholm
"Domestic Affairs" Momentum 2006
, Moss
EVR Budapest, (e-flux video rental), Mucsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest

Atom cities Paldiski-Sillamäe, filmprogr. Kunstihoone Linna Galerii, Tallinn
: Document to Contemporary Documentary V_deos, Galeria Vermelho, S_o Paulo
Katunayake FTZ and the Kotmale Project, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien(solo), Berlin ---
installation view
Summer School for Self Improvement
, Part of Mark McGowan_s Festival, Dean of Studies: Sally O_Reilly, Space Station Sixty-Five, London
Norberg project, Hollybush Gardens, Norberg, Sweden
Es ist schwer das Reale zu ber_hren
, Grazer Kunstverein
Colonialism without Colonies? Chapter II, Shedhalle, Zurich
13th New York Underground Film Festival, Anthology Film Archi ves, New York, NY
Nextfestival, Vilnius. Lithuania
2005 FLICKER! Projekt 0047, curator: Jan Christensen, Berlin, Germany
Borderland. Karosta stories, Syndicat potentiel, Strasbourg, France
14 OCT.-27 NOV. INDEX: six perceptions on an archive (KuratorLab/Konstfack and Index), Kulturhuset, K1,Stockholm
No Volvo, No Bergman, No Blix: New Swedish Video, Monkey town; NY, NY, USA
Peripheral visions, Cork film centre, Ireland
Juggling 7 holding 38
, Skulpturens hus, Stockholm, Sweden
Intersections, Trafo gallery and 1x1 tabla (a billboard project) (solo), Budapest, Hungary
Swedish Institute, Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
Next festival, Vilnius, Lithuania
Videostafett, G_vle konstcentrum (solo), G_vle, Sweden
Swedish-Sri Lankan artists' exhibition, Harold Pieris Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2004 Angle, Xiamen vis-a-vis art, Nan Hua street, Xiamen / Hua Qiao new village, ZhangZhou, China
Max Mix, Vita kuben, Norrlands operan, Ume_, Sweden
23rd Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala Sweden
798 Space, (screening) Beijing, China
BLICK 2004, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
300m3, Art space(solo), Gothenburg Sweden
Cricket, Mångkulturellt centrum(solo), Fittja, Sweden
Art-camp 2004, Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
Balancing Acts, Centre Culturel Suedois, Paris, France
INDEX The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation(solo), Stockholm, Sweden
Signal and noise, Vancouver, Canada
2003 10th Biennialof moving images, Carte blanche, Centre for Contemporary Images, Geneve
Show Unit, Riksutställningar, Sweden
Avslutningshelgen p_ Klarabergsviadukten, Moderna Museet Stockholm

6-7 may Contemporary Film and Video, Moderna museet Stockholm(solo), Bildmuseet Ume_, Bor_s Konstmuseum and Platform Istanbul
CMU Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand
MOV, G_teborg Sweden, and a tour.
Es ist schwer das Reale zu ber_hren (It is hard to touch the real, chapter 9) Kunstverein Munchen
2002 Sofa-Gallery in Christchurch, New Zealand
Playing with mind, Visby, Gotland, Sweden
BLICK New Nordic Film & Video 2001, NIFCA Helsinki Finland, Moderna Museet, Stockholm (and a tour.)
Coming, Think Zone, Tokyo, Japan
V_r/Video, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
Cartographies, Rome, Italy
SITE, Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
2001 Loungebox, INDEX, Stockholm, Sweden
Sliding down the surface of things, The Life Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
BLICK: New Nordic film and video, NIFCA Helsinki Finland, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
down. the. tunnelz 4, Liepaja, Latvia
Forum 2001, G_teborg, Sweden
Videonale 9, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Galleri Kronan(solo), Norrk_ping, Sweden
2000 subjektivs-objektivs, Karosta, Latvia
Galerie br_hlsche terasse, Dresden, Germany
Videoblocket, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Timebeeing, Nam Nam Beauty, Copenhagen, Denmark
Galleri Mejan(solo), Stockholm, Sweden
1999 Blick, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Process, Wan_s slottspark, Wan_s, Sweden
Nordic video, Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden

Teaching/pedagogical experience(selected)
2014 May, Lecture/ artist talk, Curator Lab, Konstfack, Stockholm
2013 20 Dec. MODE – POLITIK – KULTUR - Teoretiska och praktiska perspektiv på glokal design, produktion och konsumtionär ett öppet symposium på Centrum för Modevetenskap, Bio Mauritz, Filmhuset, Stockholm
2013 Sept. Anticapitalist Feminist struggle and Transnational Solidarity - An interview with Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Screening/lecture/seminar on Intersectional feminism, Ba, Fine Art, Konstfack, Stockholm
2012 Jan. - 2013 june Substitute Senior Lecturer and responsible for the course Art & Architecture: Aspectivity - the history of seeing and representation,
Mejan Arc, Royal Institute of Art, Stockhol. For more information see publications.
2010 Sept. - 2011 Dec. Researcher and guest teacher, Art & Architecture: Textilism, Mejan Arc, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
2000-today various public seminars, panels, teaching, artist talks/lectiures, moderating in Sweden and abroad
1996-1998 Guest teacher, Örebro Art School, Örebro, Sweden


2010 (7 dec 2010-23 jan 2011) New Gravity/Interesting Thing, exhibition, public seminar, catalogue, curated by: Jesper Nordahl and Karina Karaeva at National Centre of Contemporary Art, NCCA, Moscow
'New Gravity/Interesting Thing' was nominated for best curatorial in project in Russia 2010: http://www.kuryokhin.net/ru/award/short-list.html
For more information see publications.
2009 Koondatute Kunsti Keskus, programming screening (Töö, Kapitalism ja Polittika) within the event, Postimaja II korrus / Eesti Kaasaegse Kunsti Muuseum, Estonia
lecture and workshop by Malmö Fria Kvinnouniversitet (MFK). This is part of a series of events on Art (film/video), activism and politics organized by Filmklubbenat wip:konsthall, Stockholm
Konst (film/video), aktivism och politik, screening program and seminar, filmklubben at Wip:Sthlm, Stockholm
2008 Art (film/video), activism and politics, programming a screening withinESF, in collaboration with Michele Masucci, Leonard, Malmö

Feb 2012 Theertha, Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka
Oct 2010 Theertha, Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka
Oct 2009-Apr 2010 IASPIS (studio residency), Stockholm
2005-2006 Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (one year grantee of IASPIS, Sweden)
2005 Trafo (in collaboration with index, Stockholm), Budapest, Hungary, one month (Swedish Institute)
2004 Theertha, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 5 weeks (Swedish Institute)
2002 NIFCA, Riga, Latvia, two months

Texts (selected)
Aspectivity - the history of seeing and represntation (2013) publication.
STYLE/ as resistance / (2011), Jesper Nordahl, 'The t.A.T.u.project', Editor: Aimar Arriola
New Gravity/Interesting Thing, Catalogue, 2010, National Centre for Contemporary Art, NCCA, Moscow
New Beginnings, Catalogue, 2010, Open house at Iaspis, Stockholm
Östran, 2010-02-13, Intressant filmprojekt om rysk popduo på konstmuseet, text: Erik Olsson
Cora, no. 13, 2008, Engagemang för jämlikhet, meeting with Jesper Nordahl, text: Helena Fogerström
be magazin #14 "slavery" (2007), True colours, On the work of Jesper Nordahl, (language: DE/ENG,)text Christoph Tannert
MANA #2 (2007), Kapitalism, Politiskt personligt (Swedish), interview by Karin Furenhed
Kristianstadbladet(18Augusti 2006, Swedish) Konsten att komma runt kulturell kolonialism (S), interview by Elna Svenle
bdap (no 20, 2006, magazine, german/french), zwischen postfeminismus und porn chick, Valeria Schulte-Fischedick
Kunstlerhaus Bethanien 2005/2006 (catalogue, German/English, 2005, Jesper Nordahl. Mats Stiernstedt
ARTFORUM, april 2005, (reviews, Stockholm, Jesper Nordahl, Mångkulturellt centrum,MKC) Jennifer Allen
Arbetarbladet 2005-02-11"Konstcentrum visar cricket", Niels Hebert
G_teborgs-Posten, 2004-10-02, "Jesper Nordahl, Cricket", Fredrik Svensk
Xposeptember 2004 (Catalogue, language swedish) 2004, Jesper Nordahl, Mats Stiernstedt
Konst perspektiv, nr. 2 maj 2004, Videokonstens v_g in i vardagsrummet, Catrin Lundqvist
Expressen, 29 mars 2004, _ven Afrikanska bollar _r runda, M_rten Arndtzen
Dagens Nyheter, 27 mars 2004, Cricket som politisk arena, Lars O Ericsson
PTIUCH (magazine, language; russian) 04/2002, Power Ekroth
SITE (magazine, swedish/english) 2.2002, Jesper Nordahl “Tokyo Metropolitan Expressway, Mats Stiernstedt
Videonale 9 (catalogue, english/german) 2001, Jesper Nordahl "Kanon", Jan Verwoert