Loulou Cherinet
Born in Gothenburg, Sweden 1970.
Lives and work in Stockholm, Sweden and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

education
2008 30p Advanced D-level, Department for Studies of Social Change and Culture, University of Linkoping, Sweden
2005 MA Fine Art, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm/Sweden
2003 15p Romantics, Mejan Art & Architecture
2000 BA Fine Art, Addis Ababa University School of Fine Art & Design, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia

exhibitions
2011
Testaments Betrayed - curated by Edi Muka - Röda Sten, Gothenburg/Sweden
Towards Middle Ground - curated by Aileen Burns & Johan Lundh - Foundation 3,14, Bergen/Norway
Gallery Sisters Choice - curated by Galleri Syster - Kulturens Hus, Luleå/Sweden
2010
La Verdad Sobre Esta Obra - Gallery Niklas Belenius, Stockholm/Sweden
Manifesta 8 - curated by tranzit.org - Pavilion 1, Murcia/Spain
This Image Is No More - Good TV and Visions Forum, Beijing/China
ATOPIA, Art and the city in the 21st century - curated by Josep Ramoneda & Ivan de la Nuez - Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona (CCCB), Barcelona/Spain
Street View - Good TV and MobileArtProduction (MAP) along Avenyn, Gothenburg/Sweden
2009
Fotografi: NU 2009 - curated by Liv Stoltz & Aura Seikkula - Centrum för fotografi (CFF), Stockholm/Sweden
Predicting The Past - Modern Art Museum Gebre Kristos Desta Centre, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
NEXUS - curated by Konjit Seyoum - Asni Gallery at Laphto, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
One Moment in Time - Verkstad, Norrköping/Sweden
2008
The Furious Gaze - curated by Xabier Arakistain & Maura Reilly - Centro Cultural Montehemoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz/Spain
Transcultures - curated by Anna Smolak & Magdalena Ujma - Galeria Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow/Poland
The Allegory of the Cock & Spotted Women - Stenasalen, Göteborg Museum of Art, Gothenburg/Sweden
Bidoun Cinema - curated by Nav Haq and Tirdad Zolghadr - Art Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai/United Arab Emirates
The Show - curated by Simon Njami - Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg/South Africa
Allegory of the Cock - Asni Gallery at St. George Employees Recreation Center Draught House, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
2007
Invention of Memory - Espace Jeumon, St Denis/Reunion Islands
The Allegory of the Cock - curated by Magdalena Malm - Mobile Art Production (MAP) Tredje Spåret, Slussen, Stockholm/Sweden
Time Code - curated by Fabiola Naldi & Alessandra Pioselli - Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna (MAMbo), Bologna/Italy
Effective Theatricality - curated by Simon Njami - 7th African Encounters of Photography, Bamako/Mali
Sites for now/Sitios - curated by Paola Zamora & Karolina Pahlen - Linköping Konsthall 7 Passagen, Linköping/Sweden
Lugares - curated by Paola Zamora & Karolina Pahlen - Museo Juan Barjola, Gijon/Spain
LUANDA POP_CHECK LIST - curated by Fernando Alvim & Simon Njami - African Pavillion (Artiglierie of the Arsenale) Biennale of Venice/Italy
AFRICA REMIX - curated by Simon Njami - Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg/South Africa
Aura Doro - Asni Gallery at St. George Employees Recreation Center Draught House, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
Nymålat - curated by the art organisation Hötorget - Konstakademien, Stockholm/Sweden
Houses of Memory - Durban Art Gallery, Durban/South Africa & Malmö Museum, Malmö/Sweden
Raised by Wolves - curated by Jenepher Duncan, Melissa Harpley, Clotilde Bullen & Robert Cook - Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth/Australia
2006
AFRICA REMIX - curated by Simon Njami - Moderna Museet, Stockholm/Sweden
HOW TO LIVE TOGETHER - curated by Lisette Lagnado - 27th Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil
Performative Ontology - curated by Vit Havranek - Secession, Vienna/Austria
Artifacts - curated by Rebecka Wigh - Friluftsmuseet Murberget, Härnösand/Sweden
The Moderna Exhibition - Moderna Museet, Stockholm/Sweden
AFRICA REMIX - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo/Japan
IDEAL - Museum Anna Nordlander, Skellefteå/Sweden
A fiesta of tough choices - curated by Maria Lind & Tirdad Zolghadr - IASPIS, Stockholm/Sweden
Främmande - Östergötlands Länsmuseum, Linköping/Sweden
Reparation - Husby Konsthall, Stockholm/Sweden
2005
Masculinities - curated by Kathrin Becker - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin/Germany
In memory of Anna-Lisa Thomson - Uppsala art museum, Uppsala/Sweden
Pursuit of Happiness - curated by Bureau Beyond - Beyond Leidsche Rijn, Utrecht/The Netherlands
Analogue Fictions - curated by Anna Ådal - Swedish Institute, Istanbul/Turkey
Monster - curated by Angelica Blomhage & Elin Strand - Länsmuseet på Gotland, Visby/Sweden
Frictions - curated by Ingrid Mwangi - Goethe Institute, Nairobi/Kenya
Translocal - Möllans Köpcentrum, Malmö/Sweden
prog:ME - Centro Cultural Telemar, Rio de Janeiro/Brazil
Imagining the Book II Biennale - Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria/Egypt
Emotion Pictures - MuHKA, Antwerpen/Belgium
The Healers - London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London/UK
AFRICA REMIX - contemporary art from a continent - curated by Simon Njami - Hayward Gallery, London/UK - Centre Pompidou, Paris/France
Videostafett - Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle/Sweden
Artstars - Luxembourg
E-FLUX Video Rental - 53 Ludlow Street, New York/USA
Vita Kuben - Norrlandsoperan, Umeå/Sweden
4U - The Expomobile, Swedish Travelling Exhibitions
2004
Dandelion - halle für kunst, Lüneburg/Germany
HORISONTER Voices from a Global Africa - museum of world culture, Gothenburg/Sweden
Minority Report : Challenging intolerance in contemporary Denmark - Ridehuset, Aarhus/Denmark
AFRICA REMIX - contemporary art from a continent - curated by Simon Njami - museum kunst palast, Düsseldorf/Germany
TEMPO Documentary Festival - Zita, Stockholm/Sweden
Svenska Hjärtan - Moderna Museet, Stockholm/Sweden
On Reason and Emotion - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney/Australia
Curator's Choice - Camouflage - Messe Frankfurt/Germany
Alien 3 - W139, Amsterdam/Netherland
Ou sont les femmes? - Le lieu Unique, Nantes/France
2003
Next Flag - Espacio C, Camargo/Spain
Profane Rituals, Sacred Rituals - 5th Encounters of African Photography, Bamako/Mali
OM... storytelling in contemporary Swedish art - Museum of Fine Art, Norrköping/Sweden
The African exile museum - Migros Museum, Zürich/Switzerland
Costa Reis Compilacao de Arte Africana Actual - CCASA Camouflage, Brussels/Belgium
Liebe im Ausland - Kunstverein Düsseldorf/Germany
Big city Small village - Konstens Hus, Luleå/Sweden
Es ist schwer das Reale zu berühren - Kunstverein München/Germany
Arghh - Edsvik Art & Culture, Stockholm/Sweden
L'Europe Fantome - Galerie Vertebra, Brussels/Belgium
Pip Show - Oslo/Norway
2002
OBSERVATORIO #1 - CCASA Camouflage, Brussels/Belgium
En direct de Bamako - Fnac Etoile, Paris/France
Made in Africa - Spacio Oberdan, Milan/Italy
2001
Memoires intimes d'un noveau milleniaire - 4th Encounters of African Photography, Bamako/Mali
Identities - Asni Gallery, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
2000
Off the wall - Alliance Ethio-Francaise, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
Light/Space - Goethe Institute, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
1999
House - Asni Gallery, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
1993
Seni Kontemporer - Balai Seni Rupa & T.I.M Taman Ismail Marzuki Arts Center, Jakarta/Indonesia

other projects
Good TV — Open Channel (public access television), 2004-2008
Zon Moderna — Moderna Museet, Stockholm/Sweden, 2007
Imagining the Book — Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria/Egypt, 2005
Ormingeana — Folkets Hus, Orminge/Sweden, 2004-2005
Kulturkontoret — Vårby Gård/Sweden, 2002-2004

represented at
Moderna Museet, Stockholm/Sweden
Sindika Dokolo African Collection of Contemporary Art (SDACCA, Luanda/Angola
— ASNI Gallery, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
— Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria/Egypt
— AAU Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia
— Balai Seni Rupa - Museum of Fine Art, Jakarta/Indonesia
— Ciputra collection, Jakarta/Indonesia

grants/awards
— Swedish Visual Arts Fund, 2 year Grant, 2006-2008
— IASPIS (International Artists' Studio Program in Sweden), 6 months Artist residency, Stockholm/Sweden, 2005
— Anna-Lisa Thomson in Memoriam, Grant, 2005
— Hötorgs Stipendiet, Grant, 2005