Michael Johansson, biography

Born 1975 in Trollhättan, Sweden. Lives and works in Malmö, Sweden and Berlin, Germany.

 

 

EDUCATION

2003-2005

Malmö Art Academy [M.F.A.], Sweden

2000-2003

Art Academy in Trondheim [B.F.A.], Norway

2003

Royal College of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

2002

Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee, Denmark

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

Hospiz AIR, Artist in residence, Arlberg, Norway

 

RAKE, RAKE Visningsrom, Trondheim, Norway

 

Relief, Aust-Agder kulturhistoriske senter, Arendal, Norway

 

Tetris, Le Tetris, Le Havre, France

 

Pontus!, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden

2013

Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Shades and Variables, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Parallella Historier, Konsthallen Trollhättan, Trollhättan, Sweden

 

Familiar Abstractions, Vigeland-museet, Oslo, Norway

2012

Still Lifes, The Flat – Massimo Carasi, Milan, Italy

 

Memories of a Colour, Maison Hermès WD, Tokyo, Japan

2011

Horror Vacui, AIT, Tokyo, Japan

 

Bunker, Kunstbanken, Hedmark Kunstsenter, Hamar, Japan

 

Recollection, Ystad Konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden

 

Luleå Konsthall, Luleå, Sweden

 

Familiar Abstractions, The Flat – Massimo Carasi, Milan, Italy

2010

TÄTT, Växjö Konsthall, Växjö, Sweden

 

Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag, The Netherlands

 

Triptyk, Galleri 21, Malmö, Sweden

 

Haninge Konsthall, Haninge, Sweden

2009

PREVIEW Berlin / Galerie Hartwich Rügen, Berlin, Denmark

 

Østfold Kunstnersenter/Galleri ØKS, Fredrikstad, Norway

 

Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, Sweden

 

Akershus Kunstnersenter, Lillestrøm, Norway

2008

Cuboids. Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Trondheim, Norway

 

Strings Attached, Galerie Hartwich, Rügen, Germany

 

1,5m2, 21m2, Stavanger, Norway

 

Strings Attached, Nordin Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Strings Attached, Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter, Svolvaer, Norway

2007

Bror Marklundstipendiaten 2006, Örnsköldsviks Konsthall, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden

 

Monolit, Bastard (with Tarje Gullaksen), Oslo, Norway

 

Nollställt, Konsthallen Trollhättan, Sweden

 

Some Assembly Required, Galleri Mors Mössa, Gothenburg, Sweden

 

Engine Bought Separately, Galleri S:t Gertrud, Malmö, Sweden

2006

FILM – Short Cuts, Neon, Brösarp, Sweden

 

Galleri 1:18, Gerlesborg, Bohuslän, Sweden

2005

”…one more time”, CirkulationsCentralen, Malmö, Sweden

 

”Oops, I did it again…”, Master’s Exhibition, Galleri PEEP, Malmö, Sweden

 

Wind of Change, PICTURA, Lund, Sweden

 

COPYCAT (with Kristina Lenard), Gallery PM, Zagreb, Croatia

2004

KMRIICSH (with Kristina Lenard), Vladimit Nazor Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

XMAS 14, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014

Last Exit - Bag Project, Moving Triennal, Busan, South Korea

2013

Baltic Sea Record 2013, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Germany

 

Inner Journeys, Maison Particullère, Brussels, Belgium

 

Yes Naturally, GEEM/Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, The Netherlands

 

KLEUR, Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag, The Netherlands

2012

Imaginary Travels, Amerika Haus, Berlin, Germany

 

Koganecho Bazaar, Yokohama, Japan

 

Soirée graphique N°5, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland

 

Museiparken Karlstad, Karlstad, Sweden

 

Point Blank - Mikser on Belef, Geozavod, Belgrade, Serbia

 

Beaufort04, Triennial of Contemporary Art by the Sea, Zeebrugge, Belgium

 

Scratch my name on your arm..., Passagen Linköpings Konsthall, Sweden

 

Déjà vu - Contemporary Art from the collection of Malmö Art Museum, Turku Art Museum, Finland

 

Den Dolda Konsten, Haninge Konsthall, Haninge, Sweden

 

Back to the Future, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Utrecht, The Netherlands

 

Perfectible Geometries, The Flat – Massimo Carasi, Milan, Italy

2011

ARTISTAS, Galeria Filomea Soares, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Space Invaders, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Norsk Skulpturbiennale, Vigelandmuseet, Oslo, Norway

 

La Vie Mode d'Emploi, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, Belgium

 

Witte de With Straat Festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Container Architektur, NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Rådhusgalleriet, Oslo, Norway

 

Overlap. Den Frie Kunstbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Scratch my name on your arm with a fountain pen..., Landskrona Museum, Landskrona, Sweden

 

If on a winter's day a traveller..., Bologna Art First, Bologna, Italy

2010

Spår, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden

 

Out of OSTRALE'010, Alte Schlachthof, Eupen, Belgium, Wilson Shaft Gallery, Katowice, Poland

 

BGO VOL 1, Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, Norway

 

OSTRALE'010, Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Dresden, Germany

 

Space Invaders, The Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Moscow International Biennual for Young Art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

 

Umedalen Skulptur, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå, Sweden

 

Pastiche: When a Tree Falls in the Forest..., Sølyst Castle Park, Jyderup, Denmark

 

Meaning of Void, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Utan titel, Ystad Konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden

 

Market At Large, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

2009

Space Invaders, FACT, Liverpool, UK

 

Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden

 

The Inner Space, The Flat – Massimo Carasi, Milan, Italy

 

Northern Lights and White Russians, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå, Sweden

 

Örebro Open Art, Örebro Konsthall, Örebro, Sweden

 

Värmland Wood Festival, Alma Löv Museum, Ö Ämtervik, Sweden

 

Ytor och djup, Åmells c/o Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Miami, Hudson Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Truth or Dare, Århus Kunstbygning, Århus, Denmark

 

Flytande ögonblick, Ystad Konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden

 

Nordin Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

2008

Tupajumi Show, Sigmaringen, Denmark

 

Galleri Flach+Thulin, Stockholm, Sweden

 

PRESENT, Alma Löv Museum, Ö Ämtervik, Sweden

 

The Real Thing, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden

 

The View Outside, cameracartell - Scenario 1, Elektrohaus, Hamburg, Germany

 

Arnstedt & Kullgren, Östra Karup, Sweden

 

Paso Doble (with Kristina Lenard), Gallery MKC, Split, Croatia

 

Croatia First Minute (with Kristina Lenard), Verket – Avesta Art, Sweden

 

For a Happier Tomorrow, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Linienstrasse 113 (with Kristina Lenard), Berlin, Germany

2007

Pumphusets Konsthall, Landskrona, Sweden

 

Hit & Run, Hinterconti, Hamburg, Germany

 

Capital, Lund, Sweden

 

Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo – Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Sweden

 

Hamnmagasinet, Trollhättan, Sweden

 

Nothing, R.T Hansen, Berlin, Germany

 

En Vecka I Solen, Botnik Studios, Gerlesborg, Sweden

 

Samling, Arnstedt & Kullgren, Östra Karup, Sweden

 

Exil/Berlin, Arnstedt & Kullgren, Östra Karup, Sweden

2006

7 Videokonstverk, Allmänna Galleriet 925, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

 

Besökarna, Konstfrämjandet Skåne, Västra Hamnen, Malmö, Sweden

 

Bottna kulturfestival, Gerlesborg, Sweden

 

Lilith By Night, Teater Lilith, Malmö, Sweden

 

Scandinavian Spastic, Sjokoladefabrikken, Oslo, Norway

 

Arnstedt & Kullgren, Östra Karup, Sweden

 

P.A.N.K 2006, Marabouparken, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Winter Festival, SIM-house, Reykjavik, Iceland

2005

Polyfonia, Jetty Barracks Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

 

That’s Rich!, video group exhibition, Internasjonalen, Oslo, Norway

2004

tape291, Gallery291, London, UK

 

Omtolkningar, Architecture Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm International Fairs, Sweden

2003

Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

 

Union, Bachelorexhibition, Galleri KIT, Trondheim, Norway

 

Trøndelagsutstillingen, Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Trondheim, Norway

2002

Hotel 6151, Perth, Australia

2001

Skaftfell on Range, Skaftfell, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

2000

By the Water’s Edge, Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, Trondheim, Norway

 

 

GRANTS

2013

Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, 1-year working grant

2012

The City of Trollhättan's Culture Award

 

Norwegian Artists Foundation, project grant

 

Nordic Culture Point, mobility funding

 

IASPIS, international culture exchange

 

C.L. Kinmanssons travel grant, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts

2011

Norwegian Artists Foundation, project grant

 

Arts Council Norway, project Grant

 

The City of Malmö's Studio Grant

2010

Arts Council Norway, Exhibition Grant

 

Längmanska Kulturfonden

 

Norwegian Governments 3-year working grant

 

Kirunastipendiet

2009

IASPIS, international culture exchange

 

Stift. Thorwald Alefs fond, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts

 

Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, 1-year working grant

 

Finalist for Kirunastipendiet

 

Rådhusatelierene, Oslo

2008

Nordic Culture Point, mobility funding

 

IASPIS International culture exchange

 

The Art Grants Committee in Sweden, 2-year working grant

 

Arts Council Norway, Exhibition Grant

 

Norwegian Artists Foundation, project grant

 

The City of Malmö's Studio Grant

2007

IASPIS International culture exchange

 

Arts Council Norway, Exhibition Grant

 

Aase och Richard Björklunds Fond, Malmö Art Museum

 

Finalist for Kirunastipendiet

 

Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, 1-year working grant

2006

Bror Marklund Stipendiet

 

Norwegian Artists Foundation, project grant

 

NIFCA – Sleipnir travel grant

 

Malmö Stads Kulturstipendium

 

Nominated to the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative

2005

the Art Grants Committee in Sweden, 1-year working grant

 

IASPIS International culture exchange

 

Eva & Hugo Bergmans stipendiefond

2004

Swedish Institute, travel grant

 

 

RESIDENCIES / STUDIO GRANTS

2014/15

Upcoming: CCA – Andratx, Mallorca, Spain

2013

Grad, Belgrade,Serbia

2012

ZK/U, Berlin, Germany

 

Koganecho Bazaar, Yokohama, Japan

2011

IASPIS residency at AIT, Tokyo, Japan

2010

Rådhusatelierene, Oslo, Norway

2008

AIR - Rogaland Kunstsenter, residency, Stavanger, Sweden

2007

Künstlerhaus Schöppingen, residency, Germany

 

NKD – Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale, residency, Norway

2006

P.A.N.K Residency, Marabouparken, Stockholm, Sweden

2005

SIM – visual artists associations in Iceland, residency, Iceland

 

 

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS

2014

Upcoming: Rep-tiles, public installation, Brunnsängsskolan, Södertälje, Sweden

2013

Notodden Bok- og Blueshus, Norway

 

Some Assembly Required, UMAS, Region Skåne, Malmö, Sweden

 

Tetris, SUS, Region Skåne, Lund, Sweden

2012

Past Forward, State Theatre, Sydney, Australia

2011

Some Assembly Required - Hard Hat Diving, Statens Konstråd, Karlskrona, Sweden

2010

Rubiks Kurve, Public Installation, Svartlamon, Trondheim, Norway

2007

Some Assembly Required, within P.A.N.K 2006, Hallonbergen Centrum, Stockholm, Sweden

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Art Council Norway

Caldic Collection, The Netherlands

Göteborgs Kommun, Sweden

Haninge Kommun, Sweden

Malmö Konstmuseum, Sweden

Region Skåne, Sweden

Statens Konstråd, Sweden

The Von Bartha Collection, Switzerland

Umeå Kommun, Sweden

Uppsala Kommun, Sweden

Västerbottens Läns Landsting, Sweden

Västra Götalandsregionen, Sweden

Växjö Kommun, Sweden

West Collection, USA

Åmells Collection, Sweden

Örnsköldsviks Museum & Konsthall (SE)

Relief, Aust-Agder kulturhistoriske senter, Arendal, Norway

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