Sara Rossling is an independent curator and writer with an MA in Curating Art from Stockholm University. She has a background in Art History and previous experience of working as a designer. Rossling has an interest in cross-disciplinary thinking, sustainability, and artistic response to societal issues. She mostly works with research-based art projects, exhibitions, public art, Artist-in-Residence, and writing. In addition to self-initiated projects, she takes freelance commissions for art institutions, art schools, and companies within art. Since May 2020, Rossling is the chairperson of NKF.

Recent curatorial work includes exhibition with artist Olle Norås at art collector Eva Livijn's home in Stockholm 15.10.20-29.11.20; Konstväxlingar Skanstull 2020-2021, a one year public art programme in the metro showing video and film; a digital version of Iaspis Open Studios, Autumn 2020; exhibition text for Amina Zoubir's exhibition at Södertälje konsthall; the programme at Iaspis Open Studios Spring 2020; Making Matters Visible, symposium at Jordbro Culture Centre in Haninge, co-curated together with Public Art Agency Sweden (2020); UNDER SKIN, solo exhibition with artist Marcia Kure at Rutiga Golvet, Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm (2019); Ottilia Adelborg Revisited, group exhibition at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm (2019); Unfold a place, group exhibition at the Ottilia Adelborg Museum in Gagnef (2019); OFF WITH THEIR HEADS! / !SDAEH RIEHT HTIW FFO, group exhibition at the OFF Biennial Something Else in Cairo, co-curated with Power Ekroth (2018); Co-founder of GAIR, an Artist-in-Residence programme in rural Gagnef, Dalarna investigating culture heritage through the lens of contemporary art practices (2016).


MA Curating Art, Stockholm University

BA Art History, Stockholm University 

Public Programme

Project presentation, Residency in Dalarna, in Conference Perspektiv på Konstnärliga Residens, Iaspis, Stockholm 2019.

Talk, Unfolding Gagnef (with Camilla Larsson and Lena Nordensjö), Women’s History Museum, Stockholm 2019.

Artist talks with Luiza Prado and Tori Wrånes, Iaspis Open Studios, Iaspis, Stockholm 2018.

Lecture, Rethinking the Archive, Bucharest University, Bucharest 2017.

Received Fundings

Swedish Arts Council, Culture Export, (with Power Ekroth) exhibition at OFF BIENNALE in Cairo 2018.

Swedish National Heritage Board, Project Funding, research project via GAIR Artist-in-Residence 2018.

Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Samverkansprojekt, GAIR Artist-in-Residence, Gagnef 2017, 2018.

County Council of Dalarna, Project Funding, research project via GAIR Artist-in-Residence 2017, 2018.

Municipality of Gagnef, Project Funding, research project via GAIR Artist-in-Residence 2017, 2018.

Malmö Miljöanslag, Project Funding, (with Malin Busck) Publication, BLOOD, Malmö 2009.

Sara Rossling. Photo by Jasmin Storch