Johannes Nielsen

Johannes Nielsen

Lunds Art School, Sweden (Diploma in Fine Art, 2002 , 2011)

 Born in 1979 in Falkenberg, Sweden, Johannes Nielsen graduated in 2003 in Fine Arts from the Lunds Art School. Between 2003 and 2005, Nielsen worked as an artistic assistant in Dublin before returning to Sweden in 2007. At current, he lives and works in Beijing.

At the age of 8, Nielsen realized in bed during his repeated dreams that the perception of his own body could vary. This is when he understood the difference between rational objective reality and inner reality, an imagination where the human being seems to evolve constantly. This is how Johannes Nielsen's art uniquely transform this inner experience of the viewer. 

On his unique perceptions, he says..

"I remember when I was a young boy around 8 years old. Lying in my bed before falling asleep, a feeling often came to me that my body parts were not the same in size and shape as I saw them during the day. Sometimes, my thumb would turn into the size of a house and my hips became slim like a needle. This fantasy became so vivid that at times I had to open my eyes just to confirm that it was not real. 

It was at this stage that I started to become aware the different kinds of worlds in life—one you can see, one you cannot; a rational objective reality and an inner reality in which we experience and exist, both equally true. The question I have asked myself since is how to transform this inner experience into a body by using clay and proportions. My sculptures are my suggestion for this internal space—not only does it exist but it is also a reality during the day when my eyes are open..."

75 × 55 × 40 cm
  • £5,500.00
20 × 4 × 4 cm
  • £1,400.00
20 × 4 × 4 cm
  • £1,400.00
20 × 4 × 4 cm
  • £1,400.00
70 × 24 × 14 cm
  • £6,700.00
82 × 13 × 13 cm
  • £5,000.00
33 × 38 × 16 cm
  • £5,000.00
21 × 25 × 9 cm
  • £1,100.00
155 × 27 × 27 cm
  • £9,000.00
75 × 12 × 12 cm
  • £5,000.00
32 × 10 × 33 cm
POA
70 × 24 × 14 cm
  • £5,700.00
30 × 84 × 29 cm
  • £5,700.00
23 × 13 × 20 cm
  • £2,200.00
23 × 40 × 15 cm
  • £3,500.00
27 × 8 × 7 cm
  • £900.00

Exhibitions

Damina Gallery Hongkong Wed, 10/31/2018 to Fri, 11/23/2018
Galleri Abante Stockholm Wed, 10/31/2018 to Fri, 11/23/2018
Punto Gallery Milan Tue, 10/31/2017 to Thu, 11/30/2017
Spoon Artfair Hongkong Thu, 10/05/2017 to Thu, 10/26/2017
AAF Singapore Singapore Fri, 11/18/2016 to Sun, 11/20/2016
Art Stays Ptuj Wed, 10/05/2016 to Thu, 10/05/2017
AAF Bristol Bristol Sat, 09/10/2016 to Mon, 09/12/2016
Art Space Shenzhen Sat, 03/12/2016 to Sat, 03/24/2018
AAF Battersea London Wed, 03/09/2016 to Sun, 03/13/2016

Awards

Signature Art Awards 2010

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