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Mi Tjio

Mi Tjio was born in 1984 and raised in Perstorp, Skåne. Her parents originated from Hong Kong, where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts. Tjio then immersed herself in textile crafts at Östra grevie Folk High School and futhered her education with a master’s degree in Textile in the extended field at Konstfack.
Tjio’s art is characherized by a wide range in dicsiplins, spanning visual culture, craftmanship, form and collage techniques to conversations revolving around analyzis of discourses around the world, the study of history and storytelling where historical frameworks and representation are key topics.

2013 – 2015 / Master’s degree, Textile in the extended field, Konstfack, Stockholm
2012 – 2013 / Textile, Östra grevie folk high school. Östra grevie
2005 – 2009 / Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, The Chinese university of Hong Kong, HK
2004 – 2005 / Photographic craftmanship, the Nordic Folk High School Biskops-Arnö, Bålsta

2022 / Project contribution visual arts, form and crafts, Swedish arts council.
Given to the association Open Space – Sollentuna, for us to run a culturalcentre in Edsberg, Sollentuna in the fall of 2020.

2019 / MYTH, group exhibition, Gallery Crum heaven, Stockholm.
2019 / 3,5%, group exhibition, Bångska våningen, Stockholm. Curated by Sara Tawiah Svärd.
2019 / The winds of, group exhibition. Museum of Valkouva, Helsinki, Finland. Curated by Nayab Noor Ikram and Ramina Habibollah.
2019 / The vertigo and the constant hunger to be exposed, group exhibition, Low Standards, Oslo, Norway.
2018 / The Sea, group exhibition, Konstfack, Stocholm.

Moon (2019)
The artwork is a interpretation, a portrait of Chang’e (嫦娥), the Chinese moon goddess.

A week (2019)
A fabric of satin, a memory, a pictorial slideshow of the last week before death.

Untitled (2019)
A sculptural work in where the exploration of materiality and form is taking place through braiding technique.