Emelie Carlén is a visual artist from Sweden.

Holds an MFA from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (2018)

and an BFA from Umeå Academy of Fine Arts (2015) with a previous BA in Art History.



Solo exhibitions

2019 The female choir, Konstepidemin, Gothenburg

2019 Cast as a scene, Stpln, Malmö

2018 Lip sync, DELFI, Malmö

2018 Fail-fast systems, Undantaget, Öland

2018 Deep acting, Display, Berlin

2015 In paradise there was no architecture, Umeå Art Academy gallery

2014 Golden mean, Trailer gallery, Umeå

Group exhibitions and projects

2021 Haunted Houses screened at Copenhagen Architecture Festival, Copenhagen

2021 Mikrohistorier - från arkiv till offentlighet, Konstfack, Stockholm

2021 Art of Sport, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen

2021 Haunted Houses in VIS- Nordic Journal for Artistic Research, issue #5

2020 14,3x21, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen

2020 Accessory Muscle, ivorypax at Lille bakery, Copenhagen

2020 The history of quoted allocation of women, Digitaliseum, Malmö

2019 De himlende øjne, Sydhavn station, Copenhagen

2019 How curious. I had no idea! Today has ended., SIRIN gallery, Copenhagen

2019 Skitser og værker, Fabrikken for kunst og design, Copenhagen

2019 Supramen walks Kolomenskoye and GES-2, Book release and performance, Kalmar Konstmuseum

2018 Artificial iris, Peryton, Copenhagen

2018 Exit exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

2018 Project presentation, Index 19, Index- The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm

2017 Visiting artist with Supramen, Sisters academy, Den frie, Copenhagen

2017 rather; - DESIRE !, Q gallery, Copenhagen

2016 Group exhibition, Q gallery, Copenhagen

2016 Group exhibition, Swedish embassy, Copenhagen

2016 Forårsudstillingen, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

2015 Expanding space, GES-2, V-A-C Foundation, Moscow

2015 Pop, Godsbanen, Århus

2015 Supramen walk Kolomenskoye, Afisha Picnic Festival, Moscow

2015 BLING, Bachelor degree exhibition, Alta gallery, Malmö

2015 (hey sexy!), group exhibition, Centrifug Konsthall C, Stockholm

2015 BLING, Bachelor degree exhibition, Umeå Academy gallery

2015 Ima read that bitch, International feminist video art screening, Small Projects, Tromsø

2014 Passing, group exhibition, Spokojna gallery, Warsaw

2014 Maskinen art boat, group exhibition, Umeå-Vasa part of culture capital year

2014 Supramen tours in Moscow, Garage Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow

2014 Actions goes viral, group exhibition, H.U.T, Vienna

2013 Midsummer exhibition, Köja festivalen, Kramfors

2013 Gender now, videoinstallation, Galleri KIT, Trondheim

2013 I’m not your ordinary babycake, performance at Supermarket art fair, Kulturhuset, Stockholm

2013 National video screening, group show screening, Bildmuseet, Umeå

2012 Estimated values, group exhibition, Detroit gallery, Stockholm


2020 Mobility grant, Swedish Finnish Culture Fond

2020 Travel grant, Swedish Arts Grants Commitee

2020 One year working grant, Swedish Arts Grants Committee

2019 Project production support, Danish Arts Foundation
2019 i-Portunus mobility support

2019 Helge Ax:son Johnson stiftelse

2019 Working grant, Danish arts Foundation

2017 Stiftelsen AAA

2017 Helge Ax:son Johnson stiftelse

2017 Fondet for Dansk-Svensk Samarbejde

2016 Stiftelsen AAA

2016 Gålösstiftelsen scholarship for higher education

2015 Stiftelsen AAA

2015 Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse

2015 Gålöstiftelsen travel grant

2014 Gertrude och Ivar Philipson Stiftelse

2014 Balticdonationens international travel grant


2019 Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Summer residency, Lumsden, Scottland

2018-2019 Made in the coma, Stpln, Malmö, Sweden

2015 Villa San Michele, Capri, Italy

2014 Swedish Insitute in Athens, Athens, Greece

2011 Drake Art Center Artist Residency, Kokkola, Finland


2019- Course superintendent at Art school II, Ölands folkhögskola

2019 External jury for public commission, Region Kalmar

2015-2019 Guest teacher Art school II, Ölands folkhögskola

2016 Guest teacher at konstskolan, Kronoberg konstskola


VIS - Nordic Journal for Artistic Research, issue#5,

Haunted Houses READ IT HERE

Art/Sensation, Emotional Politics READ IT HERE