About

Madelaine Sillfors​ (b. 1982 Kiruna, Sweden) graduated from Umeå Academy of Fine Arts in

2014. Beginning in language and politics she investigates the scope of our activities, the

freedom to act, and to create. She works through drawing and sculpture investigating her

sense of scale and understanding of the spatial and the haptic. She has received the Bror

Hjort Fellowship Drawing grant (2011), Anna-Lisa Thomson memorial grant (2014) and the

Fredrika Bremer Fellowship grant (2013). Selected exhibitions: Uppsala Art Museum,

Bildmuseet (Umeå), Bror Hjorts Hus (Uppsala), Galleri Maskinen (Umeå), Kiruna Stadshus,

Nortälje Konsthall, ZK/U (Berlin). She has participated in Artist-In-Residency programs at the

Bauhaus Stiftung in Dessau, Germany, and in Majdal Shams, Occupied Golan Hights.

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