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


Selected exhibitions

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

                     VideoVideo, Tårnrummet, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark

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

                     Resonans, Pop-Up Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark

                     Cast Away, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen, Denmark

                     Face of Another, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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

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

                     TRACES, National Gallery of the Faroe Islands (solo)

                     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

                     LIGHTGREEN, DAYDREAM, EYESHADOW, KHM Gallery, Malmö, Sweden

                     (MFA exhibition, solo)

                     FAREWELL, 427, Riga, Latvia

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

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

                     Walk Walk, Object This Picture project room, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)

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

                     The Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009              Authentic Forgeries, KHM Gallery, Malmö, 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


Selected stipends

2018              Work grant, the Faroese Culture Foundation (Mentanargrunnur Landsins)

2017              Work grant, the Danish Art Foundation (Statens Kunstfond)

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

2016              Work grant, the Danish Art Foundation (Statens Kunstfond)

                     Work grant, the Faroese Culture Foundation (Mentanargrunnur Landsins)            

2014              Eva och Hugo Bergmans Memory Foundation, Sweden


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.


Born 1987 in Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands

Lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark and Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands



 

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