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Debora Elgeholm

Debora Elgeholm (1976, Sweden) received her MA from School of Photography and Film in Gothenburg, followed by further studies at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm.

In her documentary and essayistic films Debora Elgeholm often investigate the connection between different societies and different religious persuasions, as well as relationship between individuals and social, political, and religious groups. The films are often based on quotes and interviews, where the personal story is connected to wider contexts, but Elgeholm also examines the lingering memories of places, times, and events.
Through using archive material as photos, books, films and music Elgeholm put together works that becomes a documentation over tendencies i society, as the fear for invasion from the east during the Cold War, or the heritage of colonialism in missionary work. Debora Elgeholm, b 1976, lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums as Bonniers konsthall, and at festivals such as Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen and IFFR Rotterdam. During the winter 2018/19 she has had a studio residency at Iaspis in Stockholm.


The Archives

Debora Elgeholm

2007, 00:03:20

Suspension of Disbelief

Debora Elgeholm

2008, 00:11:30

You Have to Believe

Debora Elgeholm

2011, 00:15:00

This is What I Learned

Ellen S. Holtskog & Debora Elgeholm

2012, 00:25:09

Bägaren är rågad

Debora Elgeholm

2018, 00:08:16

Not an Irrelevant Trifle

Debora Elgeholm

2019, 00:14:04

Kristus i Kristineberg

Debora Elgeholm

2019, 00:18:40