Cecilia Stenbom’s work explore human response to a consumer driven and information rich culture and how even the most mundane and seemingly unassuming moments are affected by the abundance of information surrounding us. She examines our anxieties and desires, reinterpreting scenarios within entertainment, mass media, retail, and domestic life. She works across media including video/film, installation, drawing and painting.
Recent projects include: The Case, film commission by Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival and Berwick visual arts. Artist-in-residence at MAWA, Winnipeg, Canada. Nobody Gets Out Of Here Alive solo exhibition at Kaapelin Galleria, Helsinki, Finland. Happy Fashion, Group Exhibition at VIAINDUSTRAE, Perugia, Italy. The Artist Cut, commission by Northern FIlm & Media in association with Channel4. Cecilia is currently developing a new moving image work in association with Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen funded by Arts Council England.
Originally from Sweden, Stenbom has previously been based in Iceland, Finland and Scotland before moving the North East of England. Cecilia has been a member of NewBridge Project since 2011. Her practice is represented by Workplace Gallery (Gateshead/London) and a member of AV-arkki (Helsinki).