| bio | Laleh Kazemi Veisari is an artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. Her interdisciplinary practice embraces drawing, painting, sculpture and writing, and she engages in collaborative processes, researching the social and environmental imaginary. Through reflections within these frames of study, her installations develop a grammar of poetic abstraction.
| solo exhibitions | 2020: Oktogonen, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg (SE); Nuda, Stockholm (SE); Galleri Öst, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm (SE); Centrifug, Konsthall C, Farsta (SE). 2019: Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm (SE). 2018: Bror Hjorths Hus, Uppsala, (SE).
| grants | One-year working grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Konstnärsnämnden (2020); Bernadotte grant, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm (2019); Bror Hjorthföreningens stipendium för unga tecknare, Drawing grant, Uppsala (2018). Her work is represented in public collections in Sweden.
| education | 2019: MFA in Fine Arts, Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts, and Design, Stockholm (SE). Previous: MSc/Gothenburg University (SE); BSc/London School of Economics and Political Science (UK).
| contact | e-mail: studio[at]laleh.one
represented by Gallery Belenius, Stockholm
| news & previous | selected commissions, exhibitions, and publications
3 November–10 January (date extended): Yrsel, solo exhibition in the Untitled exhibition series, curated by Patrik Haggren, Oktagonen, Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg (SE)
14–15 November (group exhibition cancelled, only available digitally): Rådande situation, 2020 Års vinster i konstlotteriet, group exhibition, SAK (Sveriges Allmäna Konstförening) c/0 hangmenProjects, Stockholm (SE)
10 October–23 November: Antenna, group exhibition, Konsthallen, Borlänge Konstförening, Borlänge (SE)
24–26 September: By Appointment 2020, group exhibition, Spritmuseum, curated by Belenius and ELASTIC Gallery, Stockholm (SE)
19 September: Opening for Växjö konsthall & Det fria ordets hus, group exhibition by Kulturvagnen, curated by Kerstin Björk and Tony Blomdahl, Växjö konsthall, Växjö, (SE)
28–30 August: imaging/imagining: unfolding, solo exhibition, curated by Nora Hagdahl and Annie Jensen, Nuda, Stockholm (SE)
16 May–7 June: The Curse of Knowledge, Group Exhibition, curated by Hannah McDonald, Upper Hand Gallery, Göteborg (SE)
14 March–29 August: Memory for Forgetfulness, Drawing Commission untitled (dove), 2020, feature in exhibition and video work by Afrang Nordlöf Malekian and Cristian Quinteros Soto, The Archive, Botkyrka konsthall, Fittja (SE)
27 February: Ordkonst: Vatten/Water, Publication Feature, Malmö (SE)
12–23 February: Lingering for a time (2020), solo exhibition, Centrifug, Konsthall C, Farsta (SE)
25 January–1 March: The Everyday Holds the Broken (2020), solo exhibition, Gallery Öst, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm (SE)
2–3 December: Conference, Commissioned Art works for Anthology Actualize utopia, released at the Conference Towards a more inclusive arts sector, led by Arts Council Norway, Oslo (NO)
25 October–17 November + 12–16 June: Research Pavillion #3, Wording – Disruptive Processes, Collaborative Writing in Public Space, facilitated by Lena Séraphin, Research Pavilion, Venice (IT), and Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki (FI)
16–26 May: Degree Exhibtion, group exhibition, curated by Asrin Haidari and Emily Fahlén, Vita Havet, Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts, and Design, Stockholm (SE)
21 February–3 March: Letters from Water, Master of Fine Arts solo exhibition, Vita havet, Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts, and Design, Stockholm (SE)
24–27 January: Loungen #2, Konstnärshuset, group exhibition, Svenska Konstnärernas Förening, Stockholm, (SE)
13 September: Review for Porous Red Dust, Tecknad rymd i kraftfulla bilder, UNT, Uppsala (SE) see below
1–30 September: Porous Red Dust (2018), solo exhibition, Bror Hjorths Hus, Uppsala (SE)