CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1965 in Stockholm, Sweden. Lives and works in Stockholm

EDUCATION

1996-1999 (MFA) The Academy of Photography, Department of Fine Arts, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden
1991-1992 Photography, GFU, Folkuniversitetet, Stockholm, Sweden

POST MASTER EDUCATION

2015-2016 Photographic Artist Book, Capture and Disseminate, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden
2015-2016 Research-Lab: Architecture, Design and Media, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden
2015 Moral Pastorals and Managerial Pleasure, Royal Institute  of Art, New York
2014-2015 Art & Architecture, Royal College of Art, Stockholm, Sweden
2014-2015 Going Public, Professional Course, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Artistic Research, Professional Course, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design Stockholm, Sweden

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Variations, Konstforum, Norrköping, Sweden
2015 Variations, Walla Scen, Stockholm, Sweden
2015 Hagestad, Artifact, New York
2012 Circumstances, Konstforum, Norrköping, Sweden
2012 Circumstances, Borlänge Konsthall, Borlänge, Sweden
2011 Circumstances, Walla Scen, Stockholm, Sweden
2011 Circumstances, Avesta Konsthall, Avesta, Sweden
2011 Circumstances, Halmstads Konsthall, Halmstad, Sweden
2009 Annika Thörn Legzdins, Galleri Ikon, Stockholm, Sweden
2005 Cultivate the Void, Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden
2004 Shadows, Galleri art-E, Halmstad, Sweden
2002 Memento Mori-Memento te mortalem esse, Bildhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Artists as Independent Publishers, Bremen, Bergen, Stockholm, London, Vienna
2016 Fotobok Gbg, Gothenburg Sweden
2016 Photogaphic Artist Book, Capture and Disseminate, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden
2016 Open Air Art Book Fair, Långholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Sidor, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Womens Voice in Art, Museum of Modern Fine Art, Minsk, Belarus
2013 Omnejd, NevaBooks, (with Johan Hedbäck) Rimforsa, Sweden
2013 Body and language in art, ID:I Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 BELA Biennal, Porto, Portugal
2012 Samling, Walla Scen, Stockholm, Sweden
2011 Höstsalong, Skånes Konstförening, Malmö, Sweden
2011 Det osynliga | Das Unsichtbare, Planket, curated outdoor exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden and Berlin, Germany
2005 Sala Barna, Barcelona, Spain
1998 Galleri Charlotte Lund c/o Bildhuset, (with Svante Larsson and Johan Hedbäck) Stockholm, Sweden
1997 Galleri Gufot, (with Svante Larsson) Göteborg, Sweden

ARTIST BOOKS

Remediation, Jon Brunberg förlag 2017
Translucence, Bokförlaget Arena, text Sophie Allgårdh, Camilla Flodin 2012

COLLECTIONS

The National Public Art Council, Sweden
Cultural Administration Stockholm County Council, Sweden
Museum of Modern Fine Art, Minsk, Belarus
Borlänge Municipality, Sweden
Kinda Municipality, Sweden
Östergötland County Council, Sweden
Private Collections

GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2017 Helge Ax:son Johnsons Foundation
2017 Olle Engkvist-prize from Stockholms Byggnadsförening
2016 Swedish Authors´ Fund, one year working grant
2016 Nordic Culture Point
2016 Helge Ax:son Johnsons Foundation
2016 Längmanska Cultural Foundation
2016 Swedish Association of Professional Photographers, travel and education grant,
2013 Helge Ax:son Johnsons Foundation
2013 Swedish Institute, Creative Force, Collaborative projects, Belarus
2013 Iaspis, International exchange
2011 Swedish Arts Grants Committee, two-year working grant
2007 Helge Ax:son Johnsons Foundation
2002 Swedish Arts Grants Committee, two-year working grant
2001 NIFCA -Nordic Institute for Contenporary Art, Artists Residency in Riga, Latvia
1999 Helge Ax:son Johnsons Foundation
1998 Anna Whitlocks Foundation, travel grant

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Strandhed ,Michael Från viskande natur till knivskarp jord, Kultursidan.nu 27/1 2016
Segraeus, Sara, Fotokonst som utforskar naturen, Folkbladet 16/1 2016
Austin, John, The Earthen Vision of Annika Legzdins, exhibition catalogue, NY  2015
Sjöberg, Sievert, Rimforsa ur två vinklar, Östgöta Correspondenten 26/9 2013
Svallin, Anna J, Med fokus på Rimforsa, Kindaposten 23/9 2013
Dandanelle, Eva, Nedtonad natur, Foto #5, 2013
Ström, Eva, Som en hägring, Fotografisk Tidskrift #1 2013
Johans, Sebastian, Svensk synd och intressanta landskap, Uppsala Nya Tidning 20/12 2012
Sandelin Ann-Charlotte, Naturliga stämningar, Kultursidan.nu 12/9 2012
Kuivanen, Pauli Olavi, På spaning efter tillstånd, Norrköpings Tidningar 10/9 2012
Andersen, Ivar, Drömskt med romantiska rötter, Dalademokraten 24/7 2012
Ekbjer, Cecilia, Laddad natur i Thörn Legzdins bilder, Dalarnas Tidningar 12/7 2012
Biennial of European and Latin American contemporary art, BELA, catalogue, 2012
Circumstances, NORR Magazin, # 1/4 2012
Det osynliga | Das Unsichtbare, Planket, catalogue, text by Milou Allerholm, Ute Noll och Lars Hall 2011
Virginia Beach, Style and the Family Tunes, #Spring 2011
Lembke, Christopher, Drömska bilder från Island på konsthallen, Hallandsposten 8/1 2011
Flodin, Camilla, Konsten och den hota(n)de naturen, Glänta, Swedish magazine for poetry, Philosophy and art #4 2009
La Serre, Ny Tid, Kontur #50 2009
Circumstances, Out of Focus Magazine 2009
Nysyner- Gränsöverskridande möten, Existentiella betraktelser, catalogue, Malmö Museums 2003

OTHER

Work with TV-Production since 1987
Member of Artists National Organization, Swedish Union of Journalists, Swedish Association of Professional Photographers, Centre for Photography