Hans Jörgen Johansen Creates Fictional Landscapes Imbued With Eeriness
Swedish artist Hans Jörgen Johansen creates imaginary landscapes that challenge perceptions and encourage contemplation. From desolate and atmospheric sceneries to abstract landscapes with vast geometric patterns, his stunning photographs document a world in continuous transformation.
Hans Jörgen Johansen born in 1961 in Borgholm. He currently lives and works in Stockholm. In 1992, he received an MFA from the Royal University of Fine Arts in Stockholm. Previously, Johansen has been parts of solo and group shows at Landskrona Konsthall, Liljevalchs, Karlskrona Konsthall, Kristinehamns Konstmuseum, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Saltarvet Fiskebäckskil and Brändström & Stene.
Additionally, Hans Jörgen Johansen has created public art for Stockholm City and the State Art Council including works at the House of Psychiatry in Uppsala and the Stockholm Cruise Center at Frihamnen Stockholm. In the fall of 2012, Johansen was awarded the JCDecaux art prize The Art Break 2013 for his ability to evoke imaginary worlds that challenge our perceptions and encourage contemplation.