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The video is recorded in the artists empty parental home in Sweden. The artist sings homemade simple sad love songs in German and plays music on a mini synthesizer acting as if to have an audience but aware of not having one.
Songs in the video: Bleib bei mir! Ohne dich. Hast du mich vergessen? Ich liebe dich. Ich habe eine frage. Vinyl record available including seven songs.
Born in Helsingborg, Sweden in 1964. Lives and works in London, UK.
Annika Ström received her education at the Copenhagen art academy between 1991 and 1997. She works mainly with videos which come accompanied by her own soundtracks; with these soundtracks, she’s given several concerts and recorded three LP’s. Annika Ström’s videos deal with themes taken from her immediate surroundings, such as personal everyday habits and social conduct, often presented in a documentary format, mixed with herself acting out monologues or songs.
Recent years exhibitions include The gallery, Vijay Patel Building, Leicester, AK Dolven, Lofoten, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, CAAC, Seville, Jönköping Konsthal among many others.