Noemi Sjöberg (1978).
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Noemi Sjöberg, born 1978, lives and works between Stockholm, Barcelona and Paris.

Statement

My medium is video art, interactive and audio-visual installations. I use the tool "travel" as a trigger to seek new limits of my vision of the environment. To look at the environment from a certain perspective, sharpen my senses. Immersed in the destination, armed with the camera, and from the perspective of the stranger, I document diferent situations which put in doubt our idea of the correct and disrupt our usual references, questioning our most entrenched being: The real. This process leads to hazardous encounters, which I immortalize through the editing in a parallel space - where the laws of physics are perverted, building a new landscape foreign to what apparently seems objective. The base of my method of working is purely intuitive and oriented to the sensorial. I am interested in the limits of perception and in the diferent forms of consciousness. I nourish my knowledge with fundamental philosophical concepts, about the human being, about the perception of reality and its nature or by current research of the mind and phenomenology. I link my work with art movements of the late 60's to early 80's distinguished by the manipulation of the audiovisual medium and the relationship of the artwork with the idea of action / viewer / actor and currents like improvisation, experimentation and arte povera.

My installations are architectures with human dimensions, in which also intervenes spaces of sound and video. I conceive the intallations as an invitation to play, to provoke pure experiences of sensibility and an invitation to the spectator to challenge his senses. I transfer the experiences of my videos to a physical plane, where the spectator leaves the role of observer and by himself lives a new experience of reality.

Education

1997- 2002

École Supérieure des Beaux Arts d’Aix en Provence (D.N.S.E.P (state and national French university degree for artistic expression) with the special mention “les félicitations du jury”)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

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2003

Solo Exhibitions

Live video and sound Performance

(Besòs River, in collaboration with the musician Juan Matos Capote)

Video Dance

(Enter, in collaboration with the dancer Constanza Brncic)

2009

Documentary

2016

Awards

2013

2012

2011

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