CV

Dance and Choreography Educations

2013-2015 MFA in Choreography; New performative practices, SKH,Sweden
2014-2015 Free standing course Choreographing context, 7,5 hp SKH, Sweden
2001-2002 Postgraduate Dancers Program, University Collage of Dance, Sweden
2001 Scholarship Program for Contemporary Dancers, DanceWEB, ImPulsTanz
1998-2001 Professional Dance Education, Ballet Academy,Stockholm, Sweden
1997-1998 Professional Dance Education, Ballet Academy,Gothenburg, Sweden
1996-1997 Preparatory dance school, The Ballet Academy,Gothenburg, Sweden

Current employment

2019-2022 Assistant Professor of Choreography at Stockholm University of the Arts. Working at the department of dance, closely with the MA in choreography programme “New Performative Practices”, as well as teaching, mentoring, leading freestanding courses, working with feedback methodologies, departmental development among other. Employed project based to teach and mentor students from 2012, and since 2019 regular employment half time.

Projects 2022

2016 – 2022 Artistic director, curator and founder of the platform Köttinspektionen dans, Uppsala. The programme initiates a variety of curatorial concepts and practices that experiment, in different ways, with dance and choreography as an art form, politics and relations. Tove is also a co-founder and curator of the annual performance festival ”Revolve Performance Art Days Uppsala” organized in collaboration with three culture institutions in Uppsala. Köttinspektionen dans The performance festival Revolve

Laughing the publication ” dialogue →”, initiated by Köttinspektionen dans, the third edition of the artistic documentation series made within Köttinspektionen’s curatorial program 2016-2021. ” dialogue →” marks the end of the project “the double solo mirror residency” forming a trace of the process with the invitation to enter into a dialogue with the ideas and scores it has left behind.

Together with the artists Moa Franzén and Kajsa Wadhia, Tove forms a performance trio investigating voice as choreographic material and method. The trio works with performance, curatorial processes and publications driven by a feminist critique and questions about how body and voice are interconnected in eachothers’ becomings. The trio had a premier of their latest performance work “When dancing was done with the lungs” at Weld, spring 2022. For the performance festival ”Revolve Corporeality”, the trio were curating the program ”Choreo-vocal dialogues”, a context in the intersection of feminist critique, choreography and vocality, presented at Köttinspektionen Uppsala. In this context their latest performance were also presented.

Tove is one of the artist in residency at Köttinspektionen dans 2022. In the residency she will continue to explore variations of the solo performance “Extension of your ear”. In November Tove hosted an informal sharing of the work at Moderna Dansteatern (MDT) in Stockholm.

Member of the curatorial team for Revolve Performance Art Days Uppsala: ”Revolve Corporeality”, May 5-7, 2022.

Previous work as performer, choreographer, dramaturg, curator, teacher and other.

2021

Work residencies with “When dancing was done with the lungs” with and by Moa Franzén, Kajsa Wadhia and Tove Salmgren (residencies at MDT, Weld and Köttinspektionen dans).

As employed at SKH a member of the EU project ”Curating in Context”, a collaboration with Lokomotiva (Skopje), Zagreb University (Zagreb), Tanzfabrik (Berlin) and Stockholm University of the Arts. 

Sound installation ”From a throat of flesh” by and with Moa Franzén, Tove Salmgren and Kajsa Wadhia. Part of the exhibition ”De värdelösa munnarna” at Artlab Gnesta.

Presented the performance ”From a throat of flesh” in a swamp outside of Gnesta, as part of the 10th year anniversary of Artlab Gnesta. With and by Moa Franzén, Tove Salmgren and Kajsa Wadhia. 

Presented the solo performance ”Extension of your ear – a site specific lecture performance” at Köttinspektionen, Uppsala. Commissioned performance by the curatorial art collective HAKA for the exhibition HAPPIMESS by Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries.

2020

Work residency at Köttinspektionen as part of the curatorial series ”the double solo mirror residency”, a collaboration with Kajsa Wadhia. 

Presenting the research and the sound choreography ”From a throat of flesh” at SKH’s Research Week, together with Moa Franzén and Kajsa Wadhia.

Presenting the performance ”From a throat of flesh” by Moa Franzén, Tove Salmgren and Kajsa Wadhia. At Weld / within Talking and props festival.

Part of the curatorial team for the performance festival  ”Revolve fiction”, Uppsala. Organised by Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala Konsert & Kongress, Köttinspektionen dans and Uppsala City Theatre. The whole festival was postponed one year due to the covid-19 pandemic.

2019 

Performance evening at Fylkingen “GIGGA”, with Moa Franzén, Kajsa Wadhia and Tove Salmgren together with the artist Ulrika Gomm.

Part of the curatorial team selecting participating artists for Marabouparken’s performance event “Spring Clean”.

Part of the curatorial team for the performance festival ”Revolve closer”, Uppsala. Organised by Uppsala Art Museum and Köttinspektionen dans.

2018

Performer and co-creater of the performance ”From a throat of flesh”. Presented at Köttinspektionen and Fylkingen. 

Artist in residency at Köttinspektionen. Presented the solo research ”Formulas”.

Substitute for Lecturer of Choreography in Performative Practices at Stockholm University of the Arts. Working with the MA “New Performative Practices”, teaching, mentoring, leading freestanding courses among other.

Presented a performance lecture at ARENA conference, Riksteatern. 

Part of the curatorial team selecting participating artists for Marabouparken’s performance event “Spring Clean”.

Part of the curatorial team for the performance festival ” ”Revolve Performance Art Days Uppsala”. Collaborating venues and other members of the team: Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala Konsert & Kongress, Köttinspektionen dans, Uppsala City Theatre, Gustaf Broms in collaboration with Royal College of Art, London.

Initiator and co-editor of the publication ”Materials that pull”, a publication initiated by Köttinspektionen Dans, which consist of artistic documentations of ”Choreographed reading circles” at Köttinspektionen 2017.

2017 

Initiator and co-editor of the publication “Ses Läs Gör” (See Read Do) – a publication collecting ”Artistic Documentations” of the “Choreographed reading circles” at Köttinspektionen (2016-2017).

Curated the interactive performance event ”The Blobs Release Ceremony” andThe Blob starts a band” at Köttinspektionen, as part of the launching of the publication “Ses Läs Gör”, initiated by Köttinspektionen dans as part of the program 2016. Collaboration with The Blob/Anna Efraimsson. 

Curated the interactive performance/reading circle ”The Blob: Spontaneous study blob, Circle blob, Want to read together ”- a winner of an open call by Mossutställnignar, at Mossans marknad in Värtahamnen, Stockholm. Collaboration with Anna Efraimsson/The Blob.

Performer in ”Jump with me!” a performance by Rosalind Goldberg. Presented at Inkonst in Malmö, Sweden.

Presented the solo performance ”This is not a performance” in the performance event ”Spring Cleanat Marabouparken Konsthall. Chosen from an open call by Marabouparken. Also performed at Weld in a program by ”Sunday Run_up”.

Presented a talk and performance lecture about artistic ‘problems’ at ARENA, a conference at Riksteatern, Sweden.

Presented the performance score ”Blobbing”at Trondheim Konstmuseum, in collaboration with Anna Efraimsson/The Blob. The score was a choreographed guided tour of the exhibition “This is a political (painting)”.

Curator of ”Revolve Performance Art Days Uppsala”. A collaboration between Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala Konsert & Kongress, Köttinspektionen dans and Gustaf Broms in collaboration with Royal College of Art, London. 

Dramaturgical advisor for ”Mental States of Sweden in Dance”, performed by Cullberg Ballet at Elverket, Stockholm. Theatre director Mattias Andersson.

Panel member of ”Culture political discussionsa series of discussions at Södra Teatern, Stockholm. Organized by Riksteatern, Sweden.

Teacher, mentor and examiner for Bachelor Progamme in Dance Performance at SKH, assisting Chrysa Parkinson with the MA Programme NPP.

2016

Curated and performed in ”We happen things #3 – a meeting”, at MDT and Köttinspektionen. A curatorial art project initiating artistic exchange through three scores done by Manon Santkin, Moa Franzén och Tove Salmgren; ”Unexplained dances”, ”Proper speech” and ”Objects and Speech”. 

Performer in ”Jump with me!” a performance by Rosalind Goldberg. Premiere at Weld. Presented at Sophiensaele and Uferstudios, Berlin and Köttinspektionen in Uppsala, Sweden.

Presented the solo performance ”I pretend that you speak”, at the performance festival Revolve Performance Art Days, Uppsala. 

Maker of the score ”Blobbing”. A collaboration with Anna Efraimsson/The Blob, as part of the conference “The promises of monsters”, at Stavanger University.

Presented the spoken solo performance ”Paper in A4 format, blank (and a dramatic curve)” within the performance series ”The Method”, initiated by Anna Koch and Frida Sandström. Part of ”Talking and props”, held at Weld.

Co-founder and curator of ”Revolve Performance Art Days Uppsala”, Sweden. Organised by Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala Konsert & Kongress, Köttinspektionen dans and Gustaf Broms in collaboration with Royal College of Art, London. 

Various work at SKH (DOCH): mentor, coordinator and teacher for the “Doch’s Summer School Residency” and teaching in creative processes and choreography, Stockholm University of the Arts. Also teaching a course in creative process and self-reflexivity at KTH, architecture students.

2015  

Curated the ”Deleuze International Conference Dinner” as part of ”Daughters of Chaos: Practice, Discipline, A Life” which was the 8th international Deleuze Studies conference” held at Konstfack, Stockholm. The dinner was an installation choreography in collaboration with The Blob/Anna Efraimsson and PHD student Miriam von Schantz. 

Curated and performed ”We happen things” #1 and #2. A collaboration displaying works by Moa Franzén, Manon Santkin and Tove Salmgren (Post-MA degree presentations). At Uniarts and Fylkingen.

Performed ”Object and Speech” at CCAP, Stockholm, as part of the curated event ”Sunday_runup”.

Assistant choreographer for the performance ”På spel” by choreographer Malin Elgán. Premier at Dansens Hus, Stockholm. 

Invited to write a choreographic text for the anthology/publication ”Choreopoetic”, initiated in the frame of the artistic research made by Ewa-Cecilie Richardsen at Oslo National Academy of the Arts.

Presented a text based artistic documentation of the performance “Leading Following” by Arena Baubo at MDT, Stockholm.

Various work at SKH (DOCH); examiner of degree projects (BA in dance), holds text seminar and workshops in Performative Writing, mentoring solo projects, project coordinator for “Doch’s Summer School Residency”. 

2014  

Presented the solo performance ”I pretend that you speak”, at the festival ”Another fine selection” at MDT, Stockholm and at ”Glasgow International festival” at ”The pipe factory”, Glasgow. 

Recurrently artist in residency at MDT Sthlm 2012-15 with public showings of the process works: ”Handshow” , ”I pretend that you speak”, ”Circulate the material”, ”Object and speech”.

Author of the essay ”Den hegemoniska feminismen och dansen” published in Choreographic Journal #2, by Koreografiska Konstitutet. The essay have been used as pedagogical material between 2014 – 2017 at Department of Dance Pedagogy, SKH (DOCH).

2013  

Performer ”Resolutionary bodies”, choreography by Sebastian Lingserius. Weld, Stockholm.

Presented a solo performance in the evening ”Koncept, Dans”, an evening focusing on conceptual choreography at Weld, Stockholm.

Performer in ”Fyra flickor”, choreography by Claire Parsons, at Dieselverkstan, Stockholm.

Performer in the performance ”The Practice Formerly Known As Dance”, concept Josefin Larsson Olin, Hörsalen at The Culture House, Stockholm.

Teaching contemporary dance for The Program for Dance Pedagogy, mentor/coach and coordinator for the solo projects BA in Dance Performance, DOCH/SKH

Artistic advisor to Master student Ulrika Berg’s exam project within the Master Programme in Choreography New Performative Practices, DOCH/SKH.

Dramaturg and artistic advisor for the performance ”Blås” by Claire Parsons, premiere November 2013 at Norrlandsoperan, Umeå.

2012

Guest performer in ”Human Writes”, a piece by William Forsythe, within the symposium ”Weaving Politics” at Dansens Hus, Stockholm. A collaboration with Cristina Caprioli/CCAP.

Performer in the installation exhibition ”Translate yourself”, by the visual artist Lilo Nein at Gallery Index, Stockholm.

Assistant and editor of the sound choreography ”Talk a bit, then we’ll check ”– a voice choreography by Malin Elgán. Broadcasted in Swedish Radio P1.

Performed the sound choreography ”Talk a bit, then we’ll check” at Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm. Concept and choreography by Malin Elgán.

Performer and assistant for ”Slakthusloppet”, a score by choreographer Malin Elgán, presented at Slakthusateljeerna, Stockholm.

Performer and dramaturgical assistant to ”Pöbel 1-3 THE EXHIBITION”, a choreography by Sanna Söderholm at Galleri TU, Stockholm.

Dramaturg for ”Fyra flickor”, a performance for children inspired by the script written by Pablo Picasso. Choreography Claire Parsons, shown at the Modern Museum, Stockholm.

Supervisor for the MA student Sanna Söderholm, New Performative Practices, SKH (DOCH).

2011

Performer of the score ”Cover 22/2”, choreography by Cristina Caprioli, Dansens Hus, Stockholm.

Performer in the performance ”The Environment”, choreography by Stina Nyberg, MDT, Sthlm.

Performer and artistic advisor in ”Running Talking Dancing”, by Sanna Söderholm, DOCH Stockholm.

Performer in the performance ”The wood piece”, choreography Malin Elgán, MDT, Stockholm. 

2010  

Assistant choreography and research ”The wood piece”, choreographer Malin Elgán, Stockholm.

Performer in ”Valen och morfars igelkott”, by Jelena Rundqvist, The Modern Museum, Stockholm.

2009 

Editing/mixing the dance film ”Storyboard”. Concept by the choreographer Malin Elgán. Presented at Modern Museum, Stockholm.

Assistant the lecture series ”Publishing and other activities – about possibilities and strategies for critical activity”. Initiator and curator Malin Elgán together with Josefin Wikström, at Weld in Stockholm.

Performer in ”A rose is a rose is a rose”, choreography Claire Parsons. Tour in Sweden.

Performer in ”Mouse – A Rokoko Tale”, choreography Claire Parson. Swedish summer tour and in Yokohama, Japan.

2008  

Performer in ”De dansande björnarna dansar inte”, choreography by Sanna Söderholm, Kilen, Stockholm.

Presented the solo performance ”Jazzdans”, a work made in collaboration with musicians from the Symphony Orchestra at Norrlandsoperan, Umeå, Sweden. Commissioned by Norrlandsoperan.

Research for the dance film ”Storyboard”, with the choreographer Malin Elgán, Stockholm, Sweden.

Performer in ”A rose is a rose is a rose”, choreography Claire Parsons. Tour to Helsingborg and Helsingør, Sweden and Denmark.

Performer in ”Mouse – A Rokoko Tale”, choreography Claire Parson, Festival Marathon, Barcelona, Spain.

Performer in ”Instead of allowing some things to rise up to your face, dancing bruce and dan and other things”, concept Tino Sehgal. At Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden.

Teaching daily training for professional dancers in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Mentoring students at the Ballet Academy.

2007 

Performer in the performance ”Fält”, choreography Sanna Söderholm, Fylkingen, Stockholm.

Performer in the performance ”A rose is a rose is a rose”, choreography Claire Parsons, summer tour Sweden, residency Lidköping.

Performer in ”Wash up”, concept Jelena Rundqvist, in collaboration with Tensta Konsthall, Tensta, Stockholm.

Performer in ”Formen sa: gör” choreography by Malin Elgán, shown at Moderna Dansteatern, The Modern Museum, Stockholm,  Atalante and Göteborgs Konsthall, Sweden.

2006 

Parental leave

2005  

Dancer and choreographer assistant in the research for the performance ”Clou at hand”, choreographer Malin Elgán, premier at Kilen, The Culture House, Stockholm, Sweden.

2004 

Dancer in the performance ”8IQ – No woman no cry”, choreography Palle Granhøj. Tour Europe; Germany, Netherlands, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Poland, Czechrepublic, Slovakia, Denmark, Sweden, France, United Kingdom, Israel and Finland. 

Performer in “Fra Aros med Eros”, choreography Palle Granhøj, Musikens Hus, Aarhus, Denmark.

Performer in ”Larger than life (live)”, choreography Palle Granhøj. GRAN – theater for dance. Aarhus, Denmark.

2003 

Performer in ”8IQ – No woman no cry”, choreography Palle Granhøj, Tour Europe.

Performer in ”La creation”, choreography Palle Granhøj, Aarhus, Denmark.

Performer in ”Aetude”, choreography Ari Rosenzweig. Dansescenen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2002  

Performer in a choreographic research experiment called ”00”, initiative by Paul Deschanel research group, Culture center TOR, Genk, Belgium.

Performer in ”Noodels”, choreography Philippe Blanchard, Dansens Hus, Stockholm.

Performer in ”Ophir Chasma”, choreography Virpi Pahkinen, Dansens Hus, Stockholm.

2001  

Dancer in ”Pyramiderna”, choreography by Margareta Åsberg, Moderna Dansteatern, Stockholm.

Grants and scholarships 

2021 Swedish Art Grand Committee, Krisstipendium 

2020 Uppsala kommun stipendium för kulturarbetare 

2019 Region Uppsala Kulturstipendium 

2017 Swedish Art Grand Committee, work grant 

2013 Swedish Art Grand Committee, work grant 

2010 Swedish Art Grand Committee, work grant 

2008 Swedish Art Grand Committee, work and travel grant 

2003 Sleipnir, cultural exchange Sweden and Denmark 

2002 Stellan Sten and Märtha Hähnel’s Foundation, cultural exchange 

2001 DanceWEB Europe, Scholarship Program for Contemporary Dancers The Carina Ari Foundations, travel and cultural exchange 

2000 Scholarship through Fernströmska fonden