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


2018
Bærum Kunsthall, Bærum (NO)
Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag (NL)
The Flat, Massimo Carasi, Milan (IT)
Kristinehamns Konstmuseum, Kristinehamn (SE)
Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm (SE)

2017
Fifi Projects, San Pedro (MX)
Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar (NL)
Alingsås Konsthall, Alingsås (SE)
Projektcontainern, Nationalmuseum Design, Kulturhuset, Stockholm (SE)
Galerie Ramakers, @Washington 186, Brussels (BE)
Møre & Romsdal Kunstsenter, Molde (NO)

2016
Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup (SE)

2015
Østfold Kunstnersenter, Fredrikstad (NO)
The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan (IT)
Swedish Democracy, Helsinki Contemporary, Helsinki (FI)

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


2017
Purifications, Aeroplastics, Brussels (BE)
Ut med Konsten!, Stadsbibiloteket, Göteborg (SE)
Summertime'17, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen (DK)
Forever Never Comes, Museo Archeologico e d´arte della maremma, Grosseto (IT)
Kunst på Øya, Øyafestivalen, Oslo (NO)
Summershow, The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan (IT)
Mapping Berlin, Galerie Wedding, Berlin (DE)
Abstracted #1, Aeroplastics, Brussels (BE)
Artists - Friends of Mine, Svemir, Ystad (SE)
▹ Sliperiet, Borgvik (SE)
Who's Still Workin' on this Masterpiece?, The Loft, Brussels (BE)
Washington 186, Aeroplastics, Brussels (BE)

2016
Fifi Projects, San Pedro (MX)
The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan (IT)
A Mix of Primay Colour's, Galerie Hartwich, Rügen (DE)
▹ Alma Löv Museum, Ö Ämtervik (SE)
▹ Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup (SE)
Colours of the Season, Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag (NL)
140/15, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå (SE)
▹ SEI Innovation Studio, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia (US)

2015
November, CCA Andratx, Mallorca (ES)
Arcadia Unbound, Funkhaus Berlin (DE)
Vevringutstillinga, Naustdal (NO)
Lo Sguardo Di…, UniCredit Pavilion, Milan, (IT)
Samling, Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup (SE)
Summertime '15, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen (DK)
konkret mehr Raum!, Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Osnabrück (DE)
Offside, Alma Löv Museum, Ö Ämtervik (SE)
Market Space, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm (SE)
Off the Grid - The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan (IT)
SKULPTUR, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London (UK)

2014
XMAS 14, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
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


2014–2015
▹ 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


2020
H-huset, Universitetssjukhuset i Örebo, Örebro (SE) upcoming

2018
Game Changer, Lundenhallen, Göteborg (SE)

2017
Godrej Heart, Godrej, Mumbai (IN)
Gradvis Stegring, Vallastaden, Linköping (SE)
Engine Bought Separately - Åssiden Videregående Skole, Drammen (NO)

2016
Some Assembly Required - Living Room, Smestad Gjenbruksstasjon, Oslo (NO)
Some Assembly Required - Firefighter Starter Kit, Station City, Helsingborg (SE)
Shelf Life, Levanger ungdomsskole, Levanger (NO)

2015
Förskolan Nytorps Mosse, Huddinge (SE)
KUBIKK, Sydhavna, Oslo (NO)

2014
Rep-tiles, public installation, Brunnsängsskolan, Södertälje, Sweden
Echo, Aust-Agder kulturhistoriske senter, Arendal (NO)

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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