Elin Karlsson is an artist who lives and works in Worthing and London.

b. Gothenburg, Sweden





2016-           PhD (practise based), University of the Arts London, UK

2012- 13     MA Photography, University of Brighton, UK

2009- 12     BA Photography and Media Arts, University of the Creative Arts, Maidstone, UK



2020            Unfolding Narratives, PhD work in Progress, LCC, London, UK

                     The Body Catches Itself, The Daily Trumpet


2019            Picturing the Invisible, Triangle Space, Chelsea College of Art, London, UK

                     Light Bearer 2020, Jakob Kroon Galeri, Worthing, UK

                     Portico, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy

                     The Jam in Bellfield (reading), Chelsea College of Art, London, UK


2018            Made For Life, Regency Town House, Hove, UK

                      Last Resort Conference Centre, Worthing, UK


2017            The Best Mess, HUTT Collective, Nottingham, UK - Solo show


2016            Unwriting, Colonnade House, Worthing, UK

                     Life is On, Jakob Kroon Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden - Duo show


2015            Whatever You Say I am, That’s What I am, Unit 8, Brighton, UK - Duo show

                     The Heart Grows Fonder, Format Festival, Derby, UK


2014           72Gallery, Tokyo, Japan - Group show (curated by Photobookshow)

                     Familiar Constructs, Gallery 40, Brighton, UK - Solo show (curated by Sunil Shah)

                     Unit 8, Platform Gallery, Brighton, UK


2013            /World, Grand Parade, Brighton, UK

                     Festival Diep, Dieppe, France


2012            Fine Art Media, The Rag Factory, London, UK

                     In Search of Place, George Rodger Galley, Maidstone, UK - Graduate select show

                     Along the Lines of..., Lucy Bell Gallery, St Leonards on Sea, UK



2020            Taking Time, The Museum of Loss and Renewal, Italy - UPCOMING

2019            Mead Rome Residency, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy

                     Writing Retreat supported by UAL, St- Malo, France

2014            Forest Residency, Stour Valley Arts, Kings Wood, UK

                     Danny Wilson Memorial Award (short listed Curators’ and Professionals’ choice)

2009- 12    U-Creative Scholarship, UCA



2020           Unfolding Narratives,  video catalogue

2019           X Marks the Spot - Self published

                    Mead Rome Residency, UAL Post Grad Community blog

2018           The Jam in Bellfield - Self published, edition of 20

2014           You Can See, 'Elin Karlsson' by Jessica Macdonald

                    The Quiet Lunch, 'The Prologue’ by John Gosslee



Elin is the co-founder of Jakob Kroon Galeri and a board member of the Brighton Photo Fringe.