Amy Boulton  
Artist based in Gothenburg, Sweden
b. 1992, Huddersfield, UK

Exhibitions, residencies and research projects

  • 1, 2, 3 Playtime selected participant in an interdisciplinary series of workshops, seminars and upcoming group exhibition (Sep 24) Inter Arts Center (IAC) Malmö, Lund University /Region Skåne

  • Riddergade AIR, artist residency hosted by Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark (Aug-Nov)

  • Popps Packing, artist residency in Hamtramck, Detroit, USA (May-June). Supported by Västra Götalands Regionen

  • Trainee at Trust in Play European School of Urban Game Design Cycle 2 - Meeting the Mystery Eleusis 2023 European capital of culture, Greece

  • International residency at Zentrum Für Kunst und Urbanistik (ZK/U) Berlin, with support from Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse, Konstnärsnämnden and Västra Götalands Regionen

  • ANOTHER NEW BEGINNING group show at Stenkolsateljén Göteborg, with support from Kultur Ungdom

  • If time unfolds as change then space unfolds as interaction Temporary print installation on Trafikverket planks at the Haga construction site of Västlänken, Gothenburg. In collaboration with Benj Gerdes as part of Kronotopia curatorial project (Skogen/Göteborgs Konst)

  • Of Public Interest HQ open house, Gröndahl Stockholm: presentation of the public art prototype and proposal Det Nya Grannskapet within the trans-disciplinary Of Public Interest postmasters lab/studio

  • Reality Harvester: Nature after Data after Nature Print publication and website. Conceived and edited in collaboration with artists Lisa Trogen Devgun, Jacob Broms Engblom and Benj Gerdes. Supported by Artistic Research and Development funding (KFoU), Kungligakonsthögskolan Stockholm

  • Training Set audio and sculpture project with support from Göteborgs Stad

  • Residency at Nordiska Konstförbundet (NKF) Malognen, Södermalm Stockholm

  • Open Call! Stadstriennalen c/o Rösska Museet, design museum Gothenburg

  • Tracing flows Risograph double sided print poster project in collaboration with artist Benj Gerdes, with support from Göteborgs Stad


  • City Samples, Audio Installation, Galleri Monitor, Göteborg

  • Gothenburg Underground Tour, shown across 4 sites in Gothenburg city. Audio-visual tour of four sites in Gothenburg with a hidden underground, accessed through augmented reality. Produced in collaboration with Connie Nguyen. Part of Stuck in the middle with you, MFA 1 end of year presentation, Akademin Valand

  • 1kg group exhibition, Galleri ROTOR2, Gothenburg

  • BABA PIE, group exhibition of studioholders from Rhubaba, Edinburgh at Assembly House Gallery & Studios, Leeds

  • Ludicrously Ideal and Beautifully Placed, duo show with Laura Yuile at GENERATORprojects Dundee

  • Graduate Residency at Hospitalfield Arts, Arbroath

  • Undercurrent, solo show at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh

  • Isn’t it wonderful there in the brightness, Screening of ‘The Waterfront’ at Hidden Door Festival, curated by Edinburgh Artist’s Moving Image Festival, Edinburgh.

  • Graduate Residency at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh

  • ALT. group exhibition, Bargain Spot, Edinburgh

  • Shift and Spin group exhibition, Stanley Mills, Perthshire

  • Square Egg group exhibition, Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh

  • I Think This Film is About You group exhibition, The Bongo Club, Edinburgh


Degree level-
  • 2017-19    MFA Fri Konst (fine art), Valand Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2011-15    BFA (Hons) Intermedia Art, Edinburgh College of Art, UK

  • 2021-22    Of Public Interest Post-masters lab at Kungliga Konsthögskolan / Studio at Gröndal, Stockholm
  • 2023         Svenska som andraspråk 3 advanced level Swedish language qualification, Hermods Göteborg 
  • 2019         EAT: Food, Materiality and Design (Fristående kurs), HDK Academy of Design and Crafts
  • 2019         Publikationens utvidgade fält/Publicering som social praktik (Fristående kurs), Valand Academy
  • 2013-14    Erasmus exchange, Intermedia department at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary 
  • 2009-11    Advanced level Art, English and French, Greenhead College, Huddersfield UK


  • 2024, Wilhelm & Martina Lundgrens Understödsfond för kulturella ändamål
  • 2023, Göteborgs Stad Kulturstipendium
    • 2020, 2021 Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse
    • 2020, Göteborgs Stad Tillfälligt Stipendium
    • 2017, Grant from the Eaton Fund
    • 2015, Edinburgh College of Art/ Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Graduate Bursary Award
    • 2015, Andrew Grant Bequest Travel Scholarship, University of Edinburgh

    Relevant Employment

    • 2023 Production and curatorial assistant, THINGSTIGATE Dr. Tintin Wulia, Göteborgs Universitet
    • 2019- Research/project assistant and collaborator with artist Benjamin Gerdes
    • 2019- Freelance English copywriter and copy editor
    • 2017-2019, Platform for Artistic Research Sweden (PARSE) conference assistant, Gothenburg
    • 2016-2017,  WHALE Arts, Wester Hailes, Edinburgh: Street arts support worker
    • 2016-2017,  Lists of Life: Life drawing tutor
    • 2016,  Studio Alec Finlay: Studio assistant
    • 2016,  Edinburgh Artists’ Moving Image Festival: Curatorial team member
    • 2014-15, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh: Events assistant

    Writing & Editorial work

    • Editor, Reality Harvester: Nature after Data after Nature in collaboration with artists Lisa Trogen Devgun, Jacob Broms Engblom and Benj Gerdes. Supported by Artistic Research and Development funding (KFoU) from Kungligakonsthögskolan Stockholm.



    • Copy editor and contributor, Stuck In the Middle With You publication, Göteborgs Universitet

    • Interview with Dr. Angela McClanahan-Simmons, Senior Lecturer of Visual Culture, Edinburgh College of Art, published as accompanying text for Undercurrent solo exhibition, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop.


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    Talks, Workshops and Events


    •    Featured guest on Girl Employee Podcast episode: AI Lovers

    •   Open Studio at Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark

    • AI Anarchies Study group member, AI Anarchies Autumn School hosted by JUNGE AKADEMIE at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin

    • IGLAB (Interesting Games Lab) Presentation of Training Set prototypes in development, Berlin

    • Co-led LARP workshop Delivering dirty (fostering filthy frictions against the cleaned-up contemporary city) on the theme of the Platform City at A thinking practice symposium, Hägerstensåsens medborgarhus Stockholm. In collaboration with Rosa Danenberg, Benjamin Gerdes, Carmen Lael Hines and Ying-Tzu Lin

    • Artist talk at Rösska design museum about the project Mappa Trappa, commissioned for Göteborgs Stadstriennalen


    • The A to Z of Artist-Led workshop aimed at generating discussion around self-sustaining artistic practices through a series of collaborative tasks and activities. Taking place within BABA PIE, a group exhibition of studioholders from Rhubaba, Edinburgh at Assembly House Gallery & Studios, Leeds, June 2017.

    • The Spaces We’re In mini symposium at Dundee Contemporary Arts, part of NEoN Digital Arts Festival.

    • Artist talk at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
    • Thought Leadership – Organised an afternoon of talks, screenings and performance which took place as part of Embassy Gallery’s Annuale Festival, Evolution House Boardroom, Edinburgh. 
    • What to Wear for Work? Performance lecture with Daisy Lafarge, presented at Female Sexuality in the Media workshop, (Hosted by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd) Minto House, Edinburgh.


    • 2017-2019, Gallerigrupp member, Akademin Valand (social media management) Gothenburg
    • 2015-2017, Committee member, Critical Network for Artists’ Moving Images, Edinburgh
    • 2017-2018, Equalities and working environments officer, Konstkåren, Akademin Valand Gothenburg
    • 2016, Selection committee member, Edinburgh Artists’ Moving Image Festival
    • 2015-2017, Study group member, Edinburgh Radical Feminists reading group, Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh