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Photos by Ann Charlott Skogøy ©Ann Charlott Skogøy

Ann Charlott was born in 1974. She has scandinavian roots coming from the very north of Norway and the danish island Fyn. After living and studying in Copenhagen and travelling parts of the world, Ann Charlott moved to the small danish island Bornholm in 2008 with her family. This is now her home and base for the making of visual art and the work with sustainable projects.

Activities 

2022: Exhibition at the danish library in Flensburg

2022: Summer exhibition at Galleri Beast

2022: Exhibition of the artistic research project 8:Bodø, Roots at Center for Arts & Crafts Grønbechsgaard on Bornholm

2019-2022: Project 8:Bodø, a 3 year artistic research project, unfolding the landscapes of drawing and embroidery. The research will end up with various bigscale drawings and textile embroidered tapestries

2020: Summer group exhibition at Gallery Bæst in Østermarie http://www.beast-bornholm.com

2019-: Part of Dragekompagniet, dragepasser www.dragekompagniet http://www.dragekompagniet.dk

2018- : Member of DKoD (Danske kunsthåndværkere & Designere) https://dkod.dk/medlem/Ann_Charlott_Skog%C3%B8y/

Nov. 2018: Shadow theater workshop at Teknisk Museum in Helsingør together with puppeteer Ida Marie Tjalve

July 2017: Cirkus/Theater/Puppet workshop in collaboration with puppeteer Ida Marie Tjalve and cirkusteacher Gitte Pørksen in Cirkus Stjerneskud on Bornholm 

2013: Artproject in Lidenstina Naturekindergarden, decorating the kitchenarea in the kindergarden, more info on http://www.lidenstina.dk

Aug. 2011: "build your own puppet and make a small story", Puppettheater workshop for kids and young people at Groenbechsgaard during the Puppettheater festival on Bornholm in collaboration with puppeteer Alba Zapater and fotographer Thomas Brandt http://bornholmpuppetfestival.com/

Feb 2011: Soloexhibition at Albertshalle in Østersund

2010:Building up workshop at Groenbechsgaard, more info on http://www.groenbechsgaard.dk

2009-: Founder of Skogoeyart

Feb.- Aug. 2009 : Art project at Bornholm with Artborn (cooperative of artists living and working on Bornholm)

Education

August 2013: Masterclass Xskool at Future Perfect Festival in Sweden on the island Grinda. 3 day masterclass about sustainability in rural areas http://thackara.com/xskool/

2011 – 2012: Student at the Gaia Education, EDE permaculture, ecological dimension, economical dimension, social dimension, spiritual dimension

August 2010: Participating the Future Perfect Festival in Sweden. Workshops about sustainability and design

2008 : Center for Regional Tourism Research, Nexø – Student at the masterpart Innovation within Network, Marketing and Branding

2006 -2007 : Student at The University of Copenhagen, Art and Culture science, focus on esthetics, method and analysis of picture and space.

2004 : Masters from The Royal Danish Academy of Architecture and Design, Institute for Product. Bachelor in textile design.

Master project: “I am carrying my home” – Survival jacket for homeless people. The project was nominated for the humanitarian approach at Index Award 2004.

 

Travelling

Oct. 2019. Studytrip to Tilburg and Amsterdam in Holland, visiting the textilemuseum and workshop. Studying the digital embroiderytechnics.

Jan.-April 2019: Living in Bodø,  and travel in the northern part of Norway

Sept. 2005 : British Columbia, visiting textile workshops

Oct. 2003 : San Francisco, California, research for KADK project

Jan.- Feb.2003 : India, Rajasthan, visiting textile workshops

Aug.- Oct. 2002 : Holland, Hogschool for der Kunsten, Arnhem

Jan. 2000- July 2000 : West Australia, Perth, project ass. Fremantle Art Centre, ass. Photographic centre Perth

Nov. 1995- Feb. 1996 : Travel in England and Scotland