May-Lis Andersen
May-Lis Andersen

IN SHORT

1985- Photography projects
1993-2012 Something about a city, a London documentation and essay was produced
1988-1992 Photographer, regional newspapers, Sweden
1986 Advanced darkroom technique, tutor: Verdi Yahooda, Woolwich Education, London
1983-86 Actor in theatre and film productions, Sweden and England
1981 Drama-theatre-Film, The University of Lund, Sweden

BOOKS

2014 Ladies and dogs in Eksjö and Europe
2013 London people
2013 May-Lis in London, a photo essay,
http://sandmark-kultur.blogspot.se/2013/09/bokmassan-over-maj-lis-i-london.html
2012 Ladies and Dogs

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Ladies and Dogs, Eksjö Museum
2012 Ladies and Dogs, Hedengrens bookstore, Stockholm.
2008 City, Centrifuge, Konsthall C, Hökarängen, Stockholm
2008 … and then the spring arrives … Gallery Weird Window, Hökarängen, Stockholm.
2003 To London with Love, Hammersmith, London
1999 From Cardboard City to IMAX Cinema, St. John’s Church, London

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 Artists book Salong, www.husbygard.nu/artistsbooksalong.html, Husby Konsthall.
2014 The rich and the poor, Virserum Konsthall (www.virserumskonsthall.com).
2014 Bath, from the project “Ladies and dogs”, Liljevalchs Spring exhibition
2013 Something about a City was shown in City: Dreams and Reality, Västerbotten Museum, Umeå, Sweden.
2011, 2012 Members exhibition, The Artist Co-operation, www.kkv.nu.
2008 Picture of the Year. PFK’s, The photojournalist price in the humor category.
2003 Watermark, AOP Gallery, www.the-aop.org, London
2003 To London with Love at Southwark Seen, Cafe Gallery Project, London
2002 02 End of the year, Association Galley, www.the-aop.org, London
2000 London 2000, Radio BBC London Live
1999 Well Heeled, Association Gallery, www.the-aop.org, London

COMMISIONS / TEACHING / EVENTS / TALKS / EMPLOYMENTS

2017 Darkroom technique (teaching). www.KKV.nu
2016 The Photobook weekend, Fotografiska, Stockholm, 26-27 November
2016 Photogram (teaching). www.KKV.nu
2016 Darkroom technique (teaching). www.KKV.nu
2015 Artist talk, www.KKV.nu, Stockholm
2014 Ladies and dogs in Eksjö and Europe, artist talk, Eksjö library
2014 Ladies and dogs, Eksjö Museum
2011-2012 Member of the board, the Artist Co-op. in Stockholm, www.kkv.nu
2003- Photographer, freelance
1993-2003 Photographer freelance, London
1991-92 the head of the photo department, the newspaper of Mariestad
1989-93 Photographer, freelance, magazines, Amnesty International, Stockholm
1988-1992 Photographer, the newspaper: Västernorrlands Allehanda, the newspaper of Åland, the newspaper of Motala
1987 Photographer, stills, in film productions
1985-86 Assistant, the Photographers Gallery, London

SHORT FILMS

2017 Upside down, 4, 22 min.
2012 Morning gymnastics at KKV”, 7 min.
1987 Happy Days”, a free interpretation of Samuel Becket’s play 9 min.

COLLECTIONS

The Museum of London
Eksjö Museum