Sara Jordenö is a Swedish-born, NYC-based artist. Jordenö studied at Malmö Art Academy and received an M.F.A. from UCLA in 2003. Jordenö’s projects take the forms of film/video, text and photography, which are presented in visual archives. Her recent work involves found objects and animation, using materials such as graphite and plastic. Central themes are issues of agency, labor time and the habitual acts of everyday life. Jordenö’s work has been shown at Muscarnok, Budapest, 5th Berlin Biennial, The Modern Museum, Stockholm, and 41 Cooper Gallery, NYC and has been featured in The Brooklyn Rail and ArtSlant. Her solo museum show Diamond People was recently on view at Bildmuseet, Umeå. Forthcoming projects include an issue of Printed Matter‘s Artists & Activists series and The Strange Case of Carbon, a book on artistic fieldwork.
Image credit: Jordeno, Metropolitan Correctional Center, 2011