Biography

Helena

Helena Björnberg (1955) is an artist and stage designer with more than 30 years of experience in art and design work.  Helena is educated at Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts the Royal Academy of Art and the Royal Institute of Technology and Konstfack Stockholm, University College of Art in Stockholm to work with design and lighting in public spaces.

 

Education

KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Konstfack, University College of Art, Craft and Design Stockholm 1997    ”Light in the city”  30 hp

Royal Academy of Art Stockholm 1995, Tessin school, Road and Bridge Building  60 hp

Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts 1986, Set and Costume design 180 hp

University of Stockholm 1982, Theatre History and Theory – Bachelor’s Course, 30 hp Performance Studies, 30 hp

University of Gothenburg 1981, Drama 60 hp

 

 Exhibitions  2015 – 2017 

Alte Hotel Algarve, Portugal 2017

Sculptures in Bronze, painting oil on canvas and photos

Marina de Lagos Gallery, Lagos Portugal 2017

Sculptures in Bronze, painting oil on canvas and photos

POP UP SCANDINAVIA ALGARVE,  2016 Sculptures in Bronze

Palazzo Albrizzi, Venice,  Venice Triennale 2015  Sculptures in Bronze

Galerai Arte Algarve, Lagoa 2015  Sculptures in Bronze

Exhibitions Separat

Marina de Lagos Gallery, Lagos Portugal 2017,

Sculptures in Bronze, painting oil on canvas and photos

Antigos Paços do Concelho, Centre Cultural de Lagos 2013, Sculptures in Bronze, paintings oil on canvas

Marina de Lagos Gallery, Lagos 2013, Sculptures in Bronze, paintings oil on canvas

 Exhibitions

REM,  Rem Espaço Arte  Porto 2013, Sculptures in Bronze

Gallery Långedrag 2011, Gothenburg, Sculptures in Bronze

Ljusgestaltning Stockholm  2009, Sculptures in Bronze

Konstfack. University College of Art, Craft and Design Stockholm, White Sea 1997 ”A lighting project in Stockholm”

Karlskrona 1995 ”Art in the road environment”

Paris, Centre Culturel Suédois 1988 ”Set and costume design, sketches”

Barcelona, ​​Congres International de Teatre a Catalunya 1985 ”Set and costume design, sketches”

 

Interesting projects, Lighting design 1997-2011

Haga City of Stockholm 2008-2011
Lighting design and lighting of streets, parks and sculptures Client: City of Stockholm’s Streets and Property Office

Marabouparken, Museum of art 2009-2010                                                                                                                                                            Lighting design¸ interior and exterior lighting Client: Veidekke, Sverige
Strandparterren Stockholm 2010-2011
Lighting design and lighting of streets and squares Client: City of Stockholm’s Streets and Property Office

Sollentuna Centre 2008-2011
Lighting design and lighting of streets and squares Client: City of Stockholm’s Streets and Property Office

Karlstad 2006-2010
Lighting design and lighting of the Sandgrund Park Client: City of Karlstad Streets and Property Office

Taby Cemetery 2005-2009
Lighting design and lighting applications Client:Tema Architects

Linköping City 2004-2007
Development of lighting programs for central Linköping Client: City of Linköping

Sundbybergs Municipality 2001-2003
Lighting design and lighting of streets and pedestrian tunnel Client: Nyréns Architect ab

Gåshaga Bridge, Lidingö 1999-2001
Lighting design and lighting for new upscale residential waterfront, exterior and interior lighting
Customer: NCC,  NCC Housing North

Hammarby 1998-2011
Lighting design and lighting of streets, parks and sculptures in the new district of Hammarby
Client: City of Stockholm’s Streets and Property Office

Skeppsholmen 1998-2006 Lighting Program for an island of historic buildings in central Stockholm
Lighting design and lighting of public buildings, sculptures, parks, streets and squares Client: The National Property Board

City Hall Garden 1997-2000
Lighting the garden with sculptures and fountains Client: City of Stockholm Street and Property Office

 

Sets and costumes sets 1984-1995

Opera:

”Gustaf Wasa” Royal Opera, Stockholm
”The Marriage of Figaro” Music Theatre of Värmland, Karlstad
”Aida” Stockholm ensemble, Johanneshov

Ballet:
”Hermaphrodite” Royal Opera, Stockholm
”See réveler I-II” Ballet Academy in Stockholm

Dramatic Theater:
”Jungle Book” Borås City Theatre, Borås ”Elvis – Are you lonesome tonight” Östgötateatern, Norrköping
”Four suitors fiasco” Gripsholm Castle,
”This is no fairy tale” Nyköpings theater
”Bellman” theater for little people and MÃ Quintet, Nyköping
”Mr. Cheval and his stones” Gun Theater, Stockholm
”The Lord of Kings No” Stockholm school theater, Stockholm
‘Workers Games’ Botkyrka