About

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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.

Design- and Art Projects

2018-: Assistant in Artbox Bornholm http://www.artboxbornholm.com

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 

2016-2018: Co founder of øKASSEN, a 2 year co-design project with focus on local sustainable production and distribution of vegetables cultivated on Bornholm to people living on Bornholm.  https://www.facebook.com/okassen/

2015:Networkcoordinator for LØF, a festival on Bornholm focusing on sustainable lifestyle

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

2010-2012: Co founder of Gaia-projektet and Gaia Madhus, a 2 year co-design project experimenting with sustainable lifestyle, social innovation and slow design approach. The homepage on facebook now works as an archive on different topics concerning sustainability and climachange https://www.facebook.com/groups/157519350933257/

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/

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)

Jan.-Feb. 2009 : Project assistant at Kildebakken Special school. Planning and carrying out creative weeks with handicapped children.

2004-2005 : Creator of creative workshop and frames for kindergarten children in Copenhagen.

Education

May 2015: Erasmus+ Trainercourse: Game Exchange, Cirkus Leuven, http://www.circusgames.net

Nov. 2014: Erasmus+ Trainercourse: “Join the Circus”, Budapest.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MKdWaO8h1E&fbclid=IwAR26Lle95-FXg4fDPnBPFnHLIGj1LI8Ky8Zej2P1-DcK_jw8Az37oHwapZw

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.

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

Exhibitions

2018- : Exhibiting in Gallery Artbox Bornholm http://www.artboxbornholm.com

2016: Exhibition together with 15 other artists during culture week 2016 on Bornholm, visualizing the theme Brud Stilling

2011: Exhibition in Ahlbergs Hallen in Østersund, Sweden

2010: Exhibition in Nexø in coorporation with Bimaris

2010: Exhibition at Galleri Rasch together with Lone Schiødt and Karin Lund

2009:Exhibition at Kulturspinderiet in Silkeborg in coorperation with Bimaris

2009:Exhibition at Gallery Arnagergaard in coorperation with Artborn, Bornholm

2009: Exhibition at Gallery Filébos’ idealer, Bornholm

2004 : Exhibition at The Danish Design center in Copenhagen.

2001 : Exhibition at The National Museum in Copenhagen in cooperation with The Danish Design School and the museum.

Travelling

Jan.-April 2019: Living in Bodø (Norway) 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

Volunteer

2012-2018 : Part of Cirkus Stjerneskud http://www.cirkusstjerneskud.dk/