ABOUT

 

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Born in Sweden in 1989, My Roman Fagerlind is an artist, poet and script writer currently based in Berlin. Her work is cross-disciplinary and she uses archival documents and fictitious elements to examine the possibilities of language in relation to personal and collective memory. She has a MFA in Creative Writing from Valand Academy of Fine Arts and a writing degree from Biskops Arnös Författarskola. In addition to her own artistic practises, she’s worked as an editor, critic, columnist and producer. She is also available to book for lectures and workshops.

For collaborations, bookings and inquiries, please email: myfagerlind@live.se.


EDUCATION

2017-2018 – Practical knowledge 15 credits / Transit Kulturinkubator
2014-2016 – MFA in Creative Writing / Valand Academy of Fine Arts
2012-2014 – Creative writing degree / Biskops Arnös Författarskola: Prosa och lyrik
2011 – Literature studies 30 credits / Stockholm University
2011 – Theatre studies 30 credits / Stockholm University
2010 – Distance studies in creative writing / Österlens Folkhögskola

GRANTS

2018 – Bäckska Paviljongen Residency
2016 – Helge Ax:son Johnson Foundation

SELECTED AWARDS

2017 – Nomination Best Short Film, Guldbaggen (The body is a lonely place/scriptwriter)
2016 – Best script, STOCKmotion Film Festival
2016 – Special Mention International Jury, Berlinale (The body is a lonely place/scriptwriter)
2016 – Special Mention Youth Jury, Berlinale (The body is a lonely place/scriptwriter)
2016 – Best Short Film, Tempo Documentary Festival (The body is a lonely place/scriptwriter)

WORKSHOPS, LECTURES AND ESSAYS

Workshop in Creative Writing based on assignments and group conversations
Documentary Across Disciplines: A lecture on how to work with documentary material through differrent creative fields
Att minnas och vittna genom bild: Nedslag i den libanesiska samtidskonsten
Den röda väskan: En essä om språkets omöjlighet (public lecture will be held in october 2018 and january 2019 at Konstfack, Stockholm)

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

Gothenburg International Film Festival, Gothenburg City Theatre, Valand Academy of Fine Arts, Deichmanske Bibliotek Olso, Islands Brygge Library Copenhagen, Astrid Noacks Atelier Copenhagen, Gothenburg Public Library, Litteraturhuset Gothenburg, Linköping Public Library, Dramatenbaren Stockholm, Konsthall C Stockholm, Uppsala Literary Festival, Rönnells Antikvariat Stockholm, Scalateatern Stockholm

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Podpoesi Press (chapbook), CONST Literary (P)review (anthology), What’s the answer? In that case – what’s the question? (anthology), New Magazine, Bon Magazine, 10TAL Magazine, (()) Magazine, Rymden Magazine

SELECTED MEDIA

Swedish Radio
Radar Collective
10TAL nr 27/28
Guldbaggen 2017
Fokus
Podpoesi Press
Bon Magazine #1
Bon Magazine #2