Sprogtæpper (Language Rugs) detail by Anni Holm, 2015, (site-specific social project at Sigrids Stue, Gellerupparken, Denmark, September 2015), repurposed fabric and thread, dimensions variable
Anni Holm is a conceptual artist working with photography, installation, performance, and collaborative art. Born in Randers, Denmark, Holm attended Krabbesholm Højskole in Skive before she immigrated to the US in 1999. She graduated with a BFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2004.
Holm has participated in artist residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida (2005), GyB ByG in Mexico City, Mexico (2015) and Sigrids Stue in Aarhus, Denmark (2015). She’s been a Featured Artist during the Chicago Artists Month (2006) and a Break Out Artist in Newcity (2007). Holm has performed and exhibited her work at various locations nationally including Ohio University Gallery, Ohio; Waterloo Center for the Arts, Iowa; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota; Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, New York; Space 301, Alabama; Bridge Art Fair, Florida; and the Danish Immigrant Museum, Iowa. Her work has also been featured in Chicago at the Glass Curtain Gallery, the Hyde Park Art Center, the National Museum of Mexican Art, the Chicago Cultural Center, and at the Museum of Contemporary Art. International exhibitions include the group exhibitions at the Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark; Hafnarborg Institute of Culture and Fine Art, Iceland; Amos Andersons Konstmuseum, Finland; Ljungbergmuseet, Sweden and Norsk Folkemuseum, Norway.
Holm works as a teaching artist in District 33's DREAM After School program through the West Chicago City Museum, as well as in Chicago at Poetry Pals and at George Washington High School through CAPE. Additionally, she is the Director and Curator of People Made Visible, an organization that produces a variety of art and cultural events and an International Artist in Residency in the City of West Chicago, IL.
Lecture: March 28, 2017
in Von Ohlen Hall, room 201, Sugar Grove Campus
All our lectures are free and open to the general public.
For more information about the visiting artist lectures and workshops at Waubonsee Community College, contact Cecilia Vargas, Art Coordinator, at (630) 466–2964.
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