Anna Viola Hallberg & Marie Norin
Hallberg and Norin uses IECES as a way of forming a specific collaboration. Both facillitate documentary approaches to intervene with contingencies in society from a personal stance. Norin is text based and is a well published poet as well as author of children books in addition to working as a psychodynamic therapist.
Hallberg is a socially and politically engaged and often converge the role as artist and curator, occasionally collaborating with other artists and scholars. The work spanns from video-based exhibitions to initiatives in public space. Hallbergs artistic practice is informed by the notion of in-betweeness, as personal experience and geopolitical position. She brings forward a discussion on the documentary in relation to existential matters and social justice.
She has presented (lectures, workshops, exhibitions) in India, Mexico, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Serbia and the United States. She is the curator and co-founder of AiRS (Artist in Residence, Skovde Art Museum) and SEA representative (institutional network: Vilnius, Cologne, Skovde and Madrid.) She has mapped the socially engaged art scene in Saint Petersburg, Havana, Cape Town, Lisbon and Yangon.