Curriculum Vitae


Jóhan Martin Christiansen

Born 1987 in Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands

Currently lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark


Artistic education

2012-14         Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Malmö Art Academy, Sweden

2009-12         Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Malmö Art Academy, Sweden


Solo and duo exhibitions

2020              Speaking in Tongues, Møstings Hus, Copenhagen, Denmark (with Hansina Iversen)

2018              Lonely Hearts, Listahøllin, Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands (with Hansina Iversen)

2017              TRACES, North Atlantic House, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)

2016              TRACES, National Gallery of the Faroe Islands (solo)

2014              DRESS, Steinprent, Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands

                     LIGHTGREEN, DAYDREAM, EYESHADOW, KHM Gallery, Malmö, Sweden (MFA show)

2012              Crazy, Zig-Zag ~ About the Understanding of Space and on the Matters of My

                     Latest Lover, R, HENNINGSENgallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)

2011              Self-Portrait in Very Dark, FIFTH FLOOR, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)


Selected group exhibitions

2020              Conversations About Fog, North Atlantic House, Copenhagen, Denmark

2019              Always Coming Home, G! festival, Gøta, the Faroe Islands

                     VideoVideo, Tårnrummet, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark

2018              Resonans, Pop-Up Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark

                     Cast Away, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen, Denmark

                     Face of Another, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2016              Sjá tú blánar, Steinprent, Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands

                     Rainfall, Goya Curtain, Tokyo, Japan

2015              The Hot Show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

                     [UDEN TITEL 15], Kunsthal NORD, Aalborg, Denmark

                     Group show, Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, Sweden

2014              UNDERSTRØM [UNDERCURRENT], ARoS, Aarhus, Denmark

                     FAREWELL, 427, Riga, Latvia

2009              Authentic Forgeries, KHM Gallery, Malmö, Sweden


Artist books

2018              Lonely Hearts, with text by Kinna Poulsen and letters by Hansina Iversen and

                     Jóhan Martin Christiansen, layout by Svanna Højgaard Joensen, photos by

                     Torben Eskerod

2014              DRESS, with texts by Kinna Poulsen and Maria Bordorff, correspondance by

                     Rannva Kunoy and Jóhan Martin Christiansen, layout and publishing John Dalsgaard


Selected articles and interviews

2020              If we speak in tonguees, will anyone understand, interview wiht Hansina Iversen,

                     Jóhan Martin Christiansen and Theodor Eli Dam Olsen, I DO ART, December 20th

                     Der sker noget mod nord, Mai Misfeldt, Kristeligt Dagblad, November 18th

2018              Resonance, article by Anna Holm, catalouge published in connetion with exhibitio at

                     Pop-Up Contemporary, Copenhagen

                     Når livet gir deg sitroner, Mariann Enge, Kunstkritikk, March 6th

2017              Flygtige bevægelser, Torben Weirup, Berlingske, June 8th

2016              SPOR, articles by Nils Ohrt, Kim Simonsen and Maria Kappel Blegvad, catalouge

                     published in conneection with exhibition at National Gallery of the Faroe Islands

                     Værkstedsbesøg - Skønheden i en beskidt papkasse, Tina Kristensen, Magasinet

                     Kunst, Copenhagen

                     Ti spørgsmål: Jóhan Martin Christiansen, Maria Bordorff, Kunstkritikk, September 9th

2015              Vad konst ska vara, Christine Antaya, Helsingborgs Dagblad, May 9th

2011              Tag en tur med i pløret, Michael Jeppesen, Information, Septeembeer 20th


Honorary grants and stipends

2021              Honorary grant, Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen Talent Award     

                     Grant, the Danish Art Foundation

                     Twelve months work scholarship, the Faroese Culture Foundation

                     (Mentanargrunnur Landsins)

2020              Honorary grant, Winkel & Magnussens Memory Foundation, Denmark

2018              Six months work scholarship, the Faroese Culture Foundation

                     (Mentanargrunnur Landsins)

2017              Grant, the Danish Art Foundation (Statens Kunstfond)

                     Listaflog, Atlantic Airways Art Grant (with Hansina Iversen, Lonely Hearts)

2016              Grant, the Danish Art Foundation (Statens Kunstfond)

                     Grant, the Faroese Culture Foundation (Mentanargrunnur Landsins)            

2014              Honorary grant, Eva och Hugo Bergmans Memory Foundation, Sweden


Public work and collections

2018              Commissioned work for Glasir, gymnasium in Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands

2017              Works acquired by the Danish Art Foundation (Statens Kunstfond)


Residencies

2019              Danish Art Workshops, Copenhagen, Denmark

2016/2018      Listamannahúsið á Dalatrøð, Faroese Art Association, Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands


Other selected activities

2019              Jury member, Norddok, The Danish Film Institute

2018              Lecture on materiality and nature with Kim Simonsen, University of the Faroe Islands

2017              Artist talk, Göteborg Book Fair, Sweden

2016 -            Board member, art steering group for new hospital (H-building) in Tórshavn,

                     the Faroe Islands

2016 -            Board member, the Council of Faroese Artists (Listafólkasamband Føroya)

2015              Jury member, Future Legends: Nordic, Palladium, Malmö, Sweden 


Member of Kunstnersamfundet, BKF (Billedkunstnernes Forbund), UKK - Organization for Artists, Curators, and Art Mediators, MYND - Føroysk Myndlistafólk.



 

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