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Gustav Hillbom

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Biography

Artist and filmmaker. Born 1982 in Gällivare, Sweden. Living and working in Sikeå and Umeå, Sweden.

Education
2008 – 2012 Fine Arts, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm
2010 Fine Arts, Parsons The New School, New York (exchange)
2006 – 2008 Gerlesborgsskolan, Stockholm
2005 – 2006 Umeå Konstskola, Umeå


Filmography
2014 Ovärdet, documentary film
2009 An attempt to decode, videoinstallation/video art
2008 Interlaced, animation/video art


Grants and awards
2013 Stiftelsen Karin och Gösta Rittners Stipendiefond
2013 Sparbankstiftelsen Norrlands ateljestipendium Ricklundgården Saxnäs
2012 Eva och Hugo Bergmans minnesfond, Kungliga Akademien för de fria konsterna
2011 Ulla Fröberg-Cramérs stipendiestiftelse
2008 Stiftelsen Dialog-89

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Undermining

Ovärdet (Orig.) / 2014 / Sweden / 30 min

A son loses his father because of alcoholism. The people in a mining town in northernmost Sweden see their community slowly disappear into a hole, little by little. These two situations beyond control create pain and anguish; however, is it possible to compare an act of personal mourning with collective suffering?

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