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Erika Henriksson

+46703617156

henriksson.henriksson@gmail.com

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Political, poetic, playful

I’m an architect from Kalix in the north of Sweden, currently living in Trondheim, Norway.

Through an altering practice of architecture, influenced by feminist ethics and values, I work in performative and exploratory manners that combine hands-on making with relational and collaborative processes, that often emanate from personal and intimate relations to people, places and materials.

 

I’m interested in social and material relations, power structures and different ways to shape and organize life, and through my practice I search to construct paths away from dominant and hegemonic forces of efficiency, categorization and economic value by making openings for alternative values and states of being and doing. 

 

At the moment I’m working on finalizing my PhD-thesis, Performing Architherapy -About crafting a building practice for caring relations.

CV

EDUCATION (program)

2014-2021: PhD- candidate (practice-based research architecture) NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

2018: PHILOSOPHIES: ENVIRONMENT-WORLDS/THINGS/ THINKABLES (PhD-kurs 7.5p)

2014-2015:Exploring fieldwork: A critical consideration of empirical methods in design research (PhD-kurs7.5p)

2011-2013: Laboratory of Immediate Architectural Intervention (master program) School of Architecture, Umeå, Sweden

2010-2011: Outreach Program: 20K-project, Rural Studios, US, Alabama

2010:Socialanthropologi (15p), Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sverige

2005-2009: Architecture program (bachelor), KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

EXHIBITION / PRESENTATION

2020: MENDABLE -climate and environment in contemporary art practices, House of Foundation, Moss

2018:Architecture and Anthropology conference, Copenhagen, Denmark

2018:Ca2Re, Conference for Artistic and Architectural (Doctoral) Research, Berlin, Germany

2018: 'We live in cities of sites', theatre-performance, Svartlamon Trondheim

2016: Table, Trondheim Open, Trondheim, Norway

2015: presentation: What it means to make present, Brussels

2013: lecture: Activist in movement, NTNU, Trondheim

2013: Bildmuseet, Umeå (master exhibition)

ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT:

2017: Extension of summer house, Kalix, Sweden

2013: Remodulation, villa Levanger, Norway. Collaboration w. Diana Espinosa Albornoz

TEACHING (architecture):

2016: Building workshop for architecture students at NTNU, collaboration together w. Andrew Freear & Elena Bathel from Rural Studios and Sebastian Østlie, NTNU

2016: Bachelor course architecture, NTNU, Trondheim

2016: Bachelor course architecture, NTNU, Trondheim

2013: Master course architecture, NTNU, Trondheim

WORK FOR OTHERS:

2013 -2016: Researchassistant, ”What buildings do” - The Effect of the Physical Environment on Quality of Life of Asylum Seekers, NTNU, Trondheim, Norge

2008-2010: SIMKA, Stockholm, Sweden (landscape architecture, scenography and art practice)

2007-2008: Vegesack Arkitekter, Stockholm, Sweden

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