Rasmus West
Born 1979 i Pietarsaari, Finland. Living in Umeå, Sweden.

Soloexhibitions:

2011 (upcoming)
January
- Galleri60, Bildmuséet, Umeå.

Selected group shows:

2011 (upcoming)
May
- MA exhibition, Bildmuséet, Umeå
- MA exhibition, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm

2010
July
- “Is There Any Hope For an Optmistic Art?”, MMoMA / Qui Vive? Biennial, Moscow
May
- “Enterprise” WIP-konsthall, Stockholm

2009
June
- “Tourist Attraction”, Projektraum im Bethanien, Kreuzberg, Berlin,
May
- Bachelor’s exam exhibition, G60, Bildmuseet, Umeå

Selected Performances:

2010
June
@ “After Forever”, Galerie Im Regierundsviertel / Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin,
April
@ “Den nya punkten”, Högkvarteret, Stockholm

September
@ “LUR” Performancefestival, Hammenhög
August
@ “Blandband”, Galleri Syster, Luleå,
May
@ “Leif” Performancefestival, Luleå
March
@ “Den nya punkten”, Umeå

2008
@ Made-festival, Norrlandsoperan, Umeå.

2007
@ Made-festival, Norrlandsoperan, Umeå.

Initiatives / Cooperations:

2010
- “Weld Way out West”, 5 day roadtrip and performance at Atalante, during Gothenburg Dance and Theatre Festival, together with Anna Koch, Ingrid Cogne, Sybrig Dokter and Rudi Skotheim Jensen.

2009
- Neue Punkt (swedish: Den Nya Punkten), a new work-group for interdisciplinary performance in Umeå.

2007
- Galleri60e, a movable, flexible gallery which can be used by anyone. The gallery is now run by other people.

Education:

Umeå Art Academy, Fine art.
Östra Grevie Folkhögskola, aesthetics, painting.
Evening studies in Art Science, Åbo akademi.
Borgå school of arts and crafts, graphic design.