About

MARTIN CHRISTENSEN

ART & PRODUCTION

MARTIN CHRISTENSEN


Artist and Creative Director

Martin Christensen is a swedish based artist, creative director and teacher active within contemporary arts, performing arts and digital visualization and production. He holds a Master of Fine Arts (Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm) and a Bachelor in Computer System Sciences (Stockholm University). CV below.


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ABOUT THE COMPANY


Martin Christensen Art & Production

Martin Christensen Art & Production is a swedish based company founded in 2010 by Martin Christensen. MC A&P provides solutions and services in contemporary arts, performing arts and other, not necessarily art related, science or design projects, often in a cross disciplinary setting. MC A&P manage the full spectrum from idea to finished product.


MC A&P provide physical products and services (art installations, interactive installations, set design etc), as well as non physical products and services (communication / visualizations in different media, 3D-models, moving or still image).


Questions? Job inquiry? Please don't hesitate to contact Martin here.

CURICULUM VITAE

Martin Christensens CV for MC A&P related projects and beyond

Experience

Education

Stockholm University

Degree of Bachelor of Science, Computer and System Sciences

2012 - 2015


SE: Filosofie kandidatexamen i Data- och systemvetenskap, inriktning datorspelsutveckling, Stockholms Universitet


EN: Degree of Bachelor of Science, Computer and System Sciences, specialization Computer Game Development. Stockholm University

Kungl. Konsthögskolan / Royal Institute of Art

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

2006 - 2011


EN: Master of Fine Arts, Royal Institute of Art


SE: Magisterexamen i fri konst, Kungl. konsthögskolan


Exchange studies:

2007 - One trimester at Art Institution at Tsukuba University, Japan

2008 - One Semester at Universidat de Barcelona, Spain

Pernbys målarskola

2004 - 2006


Pernbys målarskola (Pernby School of Painting) is a two-year independent art school with a focus on painting and drawing.

Nyckelviksskolan

General Art, Crafts and Design

2001 - 2002


Nyckelviksskolan offers one-year programs in art, crafts and design on a college level, together with a two-year professional training program for Specialist Craft Tutors. The school promotes artistic development with a focus on materials and techniques.

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Skills

Martin has a broad variety of skills in arts crafts and digital production. Feel free to contact him here for more information or a custom portfolio.


3D modelling / texturing / animation / VR/game development

Maya, ZBrush, Blender, SketchUp, Unity engine, Unreal engine and more.


Video production

Adobe After Effects


Digital image production

Adobe Photoshop


Graphic design / Logo Design

Experience from multiple comissions.

Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop


Set Design

Experience from multiple theatre and musical productions.


Lecturer / workshop leader

Experience from several consulting assignments in set design and as workshop leader/teacher.


Cinematographer

Experience from several indie short film productions.


Comissioned painting (oil on canvas and other mediums)

Experience from multiple comissioned portraits.


Photography

Experienced (theatre) photographer with photos published in major Swedish newspapers several times (DN, SVD, Metro etc), portrait photoghrapher and wedding photographer.


Storyboard artist

Toon Boom Storyboard



Kungl. Konsthögskolan / Royal Institute of Art

Teacher in 3D tecniques on consultant basis

at the Royal Institute of Art 3D-lab (head of lab: Esther Ericsson)

2017 - now


The Royal Institute of Art (KKH) is an institution for higher education with a long artistic tradition dating all the way back to the 18th century.


KKH webpage

Space Plunge AB

Co-founder

2015 - now


Space Plunge AB is a swedish based company with a passion for arts and virtual reality.


Webpage

Facebook page

Martin Christensen Art & Production

Founder / Artist / Creative Director

2010 - now


Swedish based company founded in 2010 by Martin Christensen.


Projects

(selection)

VR and game engine consultant

StDH (Stockholms Dramatiska Högskola / Stockholm Univ. of the Arts)

June 2017 - now


Consultant basis. Part of Research & Development as well as VR and game engine technician for previs-system project (initiated and developed by Mirko Lempert, StDH and Simon Alexandersson, KTH), together with Esther Ericsson, head of the Royal Institute of Art 3D-lab.



Video projection design

Uppsala stadsteater

February-March 2017


Project basis. Video projection design for theatre play Långt härifrån, by Greta Sundberg, director Olle Jernberg.



Lecture / workshop in VR development for Fine Art contexts

Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm

February-March 2017


Consultant basis. Lecture and workshop in VR development for fine art contexts, held by Martin Christensen and Royal institute 3D-lab (head of lab: Esther Ericsson) (powered by Space Plunge) at Royal Institute of Art Stockholm.



3d-modeller

Historiska Museet / Swedish History Museum

november 2012 - now Stockholm


Project basis. Creation of 3D-models for planning and visualization of interior design of Museum space at Swedish History Museum. Working under designer Sara Szyber.



Set Design Consultant

Stiftelsen Viktor Rydbergs Skolor

oktober 2016 – januari 2017 (4 månader) Stockholm, Sverige


Employed on a project basis, set design consultant for stage musical West Side Story at the Maximteatern in Stockholm.



3d-modeller

Scenkonstmuseet / Swedish Museum of Performing Arts

juni 2016 – juli 2016 (2 månader) Stockholm, Sverige


Project basis. Creation of 3D-models for planning and visualization of interior design of Museum space at Swedish Museum of Performing Arts. Working under artist duo Reich+Szyber.



Set Design Consultant

Stiftelsen Viktor Rydbergs Skolor

oktober 2015 – januari 2016 (4 månader) Stockholm, Sverige


Employed on a project basis, set design consultant for stage musical The Wiz at the Maximteatern in Stockholm.



Art Director / 3D-modeller / Compositor

Stockholms universitet

oktober 2015 – december 2015 (3 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Employed on a project basis for three months to help the department of natural science to visualize sub-cellular activity.



Research and Development Intern

Imagination Studios

januari 2015 – mars 2015 (3 månader)Uppsala, Sverige


Internship focusing on Research and Development of facial motion capture. Also participation in full body motion capture.



Set Design Consultant

Stiftelsen Viktor Rydbergs Skolor

oktober 2014 – januari 2015 (4 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Employed on a project basis, set design consultant for stage musical Rainbow Warrior at Maximteatern Stockholm.



Creative director / Animator

Stockholm University / Karolinska institutet

juni 2014 – augusti 2014 (3 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Employed on a project basis. Creative direction, facial motion capture technician and 3D animator for visualizations in scentific research study "Emotions and Animation vs. Filmed actors". Led by prof. Uno Fors at DSV, Stockholm University this was a cross diciplinary collaboration between DSV and Karolinska institutet.



3d-modeller

Sara Szyber Produktion

februari 2013 – maj 2013 (4 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Project basis. Creation of room interior 3d-model for visualization of furniture fair in Milan, Italy.



Set Designer

Susanne Harju-Jeanty skådespelare och produktion

januari 2013 – april 2013 (4 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Project basis. Set design for theatre play "Livet kom så plötsligt", at Teater Brunnsgatan Fyra in Stockholm.


Later also at Teater Pero and Teater Giljotin in Stockholm, Dalateatern in Falun, Oktoberteatern in Södertälje, Kulturskafferiet Ritz in Vasa, Finland and Teater Västernorrland in Sundsvall.



Set Designer / Performer

SCHAUBUDE Berlin

mars 2012 – april 2012 (2 månader)Berlin, Tyskland


Project basis. Set design and performer in stage performance "Titania tanzt für einen Esel".



Set Designer / Performer

Fitz, Zentrum für Figurentheater

november 2011 – januari 2012 (3 månader)Stuttgart, Tyskland


Project basis. Set design and performer in stage performance "Titania tanzt für einen Esel".



Artist / Designer

Tekniska museet

augusti 2011 – december 2011 (5 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Project basis. Design and/or creation of several interactive installations and other objects for major permanent exhibition "Christopher Polhem - tillbaka till framtiden" about Christopher Polhem. (The exhibition space was designed by designer Sara Szyber and Creative Director Petter Johansson Kukacka).



Set Designer

Stockholms dramatiska högskola

juli 2010 – september 2010 (3 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Set design/ installation for theater play "Amygdalaland" by/with Victor Ström at Departure, Academy of Dramatic Arts Stockholm (Teaterhögskolan).


Later also at Stockholms Stadsteater (2010).



Set Designer

Unga Tur teater

juni 2010 – augusti 2010 (3 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Project basis. Set design for theatre play Noshörningen (Rhinocéros, by Eugéne Ionesco). Directed by Olle Jernberg.



Set Designer

Operahögskolan / Norrlandsoperan / Reich+Szyber AB

februari 2010 – maj 2010 (4 månader)Stockholm


Set design/ installation/ video for "VOX", examination show of University Collage of Opera (Operahögskolan) at Norrlandsoperan, Umeå (directed by artist duo Reich+Szyber)



Set Designer / Performer

Stockholms dramatiska högskola / Reich+Szyber AB

september 2009 – januari 2010 (5 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Performance/ set design/ installation for stage performance "Eaten By Men" at Academy of Dramatic

Arts Stockholm (Teaterhögskolan).


Later also at Creative Forum for independent Theatre Groups, Alexandria (2010), Egypt and Neu/Now festival, Nantes, France (2012).



Set Designer

Stockholms dramatiska högskola

juli 2009 – september 2009 (3 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Set design/ installation/ light design for theatre play "Det skulle kunna vara helt perfekt" by Olle Jernberg at Departure, Academy of Dramatic Arts Stockholm (Stockholms dramatiska högskola).



Set Designer

Teater Tribunalen

maj 2008 – juli 2008 (3 månader)Stockholm, Sverige


Set design/ Installation for theatre play "Att hänga en katt" at Teater Tribunalen, Stockholm.



Music Video production

Music video: Oh what a day (Artist: Jane), Major 7 Records

2005

Concept and cinematography as a part of Tenstakollektivet.



Cinematographer

Short film: Die Bombe (not released)

2004

Directed by Joel Mårtens



Cinematographer / post production art direvtion

Short film: Flickpingis

2004

Directed by Jonathan Katzeff



Music Video production

Music video: To be continued (Artist: Pia Påltoft), Major 7 Records

2004

Concept and cinematography, as a part of Tenstakollektivet.



Cinematographer

Tenstakollektivet

2003-2004

Several experimental short films



Cinematographer

Diktator (collaboration)

2002

Several experimental short films



Cinematographer

Short film: Och de kom aldrig tillbaka

2001

Directed by Linus Gardell / Olle Jernberg. Award winning at Amateur Action festival


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