The human

Karin Wegsjö

Karin Wegsjö received her education at The Dramatic Institute in Stockholm. She is the author of many short features and documentary films which have been screened both at home and abroad; among others the Guldbagge award nominated film Bucharest’s Discreet Charm and the Guldbagge and Golden Gate award winning short film “A Part of the World that is Yours”.

Wegsjö also directs and writes for the stage and has had productions at Riksteatern and Örebro Länsteater and worked as set designer with productions at Stockholms Stadsteater, Dramaten, Operan among others.

She has taught at The Dramatic Institute and at Konstfack, and has been invited to give lectures in China, Australia and Göteborg. Wegsjö is the author/director of several films for the Nobel Museum as well as the initiator of the science film festival, FILM & SCIENCE for the same museum.  Karin Wegsjö was the 2012 recipient of the Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s 10-year stipend.

In 2009 she started the Nu-institutet with the artist Janna Holmstedt.
Nu-institutet [the Now Institute] is an independent and non-political organization dedicated to the investigation of contemporary society with art as an interdisciplinary tool. Nu-institutet produces art, film, and theatre.

Karin is also a member of Alice kollektiv för ljud och scenkonst since 2012.


  • Fluent : English
  • Good: Italian
  • Limited: Romanian, Spanish, French, German

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