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PETER JOHANSSON/BARBRO WESTLING

Collaborating since 2004

Live and work in Malmö Sweden


Gallery Contacts:

Galerie Leger

LARM Galleri

Atelje Larsen


Books:

Peter Johansson/Barbro Westling 2004 - 2008

Bokförlaget Arena, Värnamo, 2009.

A description of a selection of our work, in our own words, the pros and the cons.


Förspilld Ironi

P&B, 2011.

Texts by Eva Londos and Per Svensson.



Text by Per Svensson.

P&B, 2014.



Biographies:

Peter Johansson, born in Sälen, Sweden in 1964

Education:

Sörängens Peoples College (Sörängens folkhögskola), Nässjö, 1983–85

National College of Crafts and Design (Konstfack), Stockholm 1986-87

Hovedskous College of Sculpture Studies, Gothenburg, 1987-88

Royal Academy of Fine Art (Konsthögskolan), Stockholm 1988-93

IASPIS Artist in Residence, ACME, London, 2001-02



Barbro Westling, born in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1956.

Education: 
B.A. in Comparative Literature and English, University of Gothenburg 1978

College of Education, Gothenburg, 1979

Ph. D. in Comparative Literature, University of Lund 2014

Work:

Teacher at the Drama-Theatre-Film Departement, University of Lund, 1987–96

Member of the editorial staff at Aftonbladet, theatre-, dance- and literature critic, 1987–

Fiction/Drama reader at the SVT, Swedish National Television, 1988–93

Member of the Committee of Nyt skandinavisk Forsogsteater, Copenhagen, 1990–

Lecturer, collaborator, writer for theatre magazines, programs, presentations, panel debates etc 

Books:
Lars Norén. Dramatikern, 2014, Bokförlaget Arena

 
Forthcoming exhibitions: 



Exhibitions: 
2015
Showcase for Aftonbladet Kultur”, Gothenburg Book Fair
Competition for publik work at Rådhustorget in Östhammar
“Scotty” Permanent public work commissioned by Tranås kommun
“Imago Mundi” A book project by Luciano Benetton Collection, Swedish Curator Paula von Seth, On show in Venice August 2015
Smörlyckan” Jönköpings läns museum (flyer)

2014
Gran Tour” Permanent public work for Stockholm Konst at Stockholmsmässan, Älvsjö (flyer)
Regibemærkninger – et skue-spil kurateret af Huskegruppen” Møstings hus, Frederiksberg, Köpenhamn
Gelbfanger” winner of the competition for a public work at the entrance of Skövde
kulturhus
Jätteanka” Trelleborgs museum
Mistä Tulet? / Where are you from?” Taidekeskus Purnu, Orivesi, Finland
Ohana” Group exhibition by Art Miners at Uppsala Botanical Garden
Showcase for Aftonbladet Kultur”, Gothenburg Book Fair
Jätteanka” Konsthallen – Bohusläns museum, Uddevalla (book)

2013
“Art Miners” Independants Yokohama 3rd, Kenminkyousai gallery, Yokohama, Japan (catalogue)
“Wave from Sweden” Asashimashi Museum, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan (catalogue)
Naturals” Peter Johansson/Barbro Westling at Hoppou-Bunka Museum, Niigata, Japan
Jotunblomst” Competition for public work - Aust-Agder Kulturhistoriske Senter, Arendal, Norway
Mælkebøtteprojektet” Traneudstillingen, Gentofte Library, Hellerup, Denmark
Showcase for Aftonbladet Kultur” at the Gothenburg Book and Library Fair

2012
FriktionerFriction” International Perfomance Art Festival, Uppsala (catalogue)
Jubileumsutställningen Hemslöjden 100 år” Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm
“Utsikter – Norge sett fra veien 1733-2020” Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, Norway
Woodstock” Växjö konsthall
Showcase for Aftonbladet – Kultur at Book and Library Fair in Gothenburg
Strindberg Sorti” Galerie Helena, Stockholm. Curator: Jakob Anckarsvärd
2011 
”Lux” Utsmyckningstävling, Steneby kyrkogård 
Competition Kulturaxeln, Vänersborg. In collaboration with Nyréns Arkitektkontor
Förspilld Ironi och andra skulpturer” Trøndelag senter for samtidskunst, Trondheim, Norway (catalogue
Utsmyckningen ”Fiskargubben”, Blekinge Museum, Karlskrona 
Förspilld Ironi och andra skulpturer” Passagen, Linköping 
Open ART 2011, Örebro 
Förspilld Ironi och andra skulpturer” Alingsås Konsthall 
RiseandShine” Formverket, Eskilstuna 
Showcase for Aftonbladet – kultur at The Gothenburg Book and Library Fair  
Forum Aureum” Competition, public work for Forumtorget, Uppsala (in collaboration with Nyréns arkitektkontor)
Under stor press” Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg (catalogue)

2010 
En liten utställning” Galleri Spegeln, Malmö 
Norwegian Pavillion” EXPO 2010, Shanghai, China (catalogue) 
Taking Down Heaven” Alma Löv Museum for Experimental and Unexpected Art, Östra Ämtevik 
Showcase for Aftonbladet – kultur, Gothenburg Book and Library Fair 
Competition in collaboration with Box Office, ”Nasjonalt Garborg Senter”, Bryne, Norway (refused) 
Stortorget Hamar” Competition, Public Art in Hamar, Norway 
Förspilld ironi och andra skulpturer” Galerie Leger, Malmö (catalogue) 
Finn fem fel” Newspaper project for Sydsvenskan Christmas Eve edition 

2009 
Kavleri” LARM galleri, Valby, Copenhagen, Denmark 
”Bergman Horror Show” Gothenburg Film Festival, Gothenburg 
Plats för tanke” Fotografiska Museet, Malmö Museer and tour to Trollhättan konsthall and Karlskrona konsthall (catalogue) 
Konst på kryss” Sofiero Slott, Helsingborg (catalogue) 
Kocksgatan 17 Herrekipering” Stockholm (flyer) 
”Bergman Horror Show” Bergmanweek, Fårö, Gotland (flyer), Kristianstad länsmuseum and Bok och bild, Luleå 
Showcase for Aftonbladet – kultur, Gothenburg Book and Library Fair 
Alcazar” Public work, for the cinema Spegeln, Malmö 
Labyrint 09 – Writings and Observations” Botkyrka konsthall, Tumba (catalogue) 
Suggestion for Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm (not realised)

2008 
New Opening at Arken Museum for Modern Art, Copenhagen 
Every Body Counts” Vestfossens kunstlaboratorium, Norway (catalogue) 
Aura 80” Konstföreningen Aura Krognoshuset, Lund 
Sundborn goes extreme again” Carl och Karin Larssongården, Sundborn and Röhsska Museet, Gothenburg (flyer) 
Organizing curators ”Se upp! det är SPUNK!” Nässjö Kulturhus (flyer
Endlos” Göteborgs konstmuseum, Gothenburg (catalogue) 
Gyumri Bienale, Armenia (catalogue) 
Showcase for Aftonbladet – kultur, Gothenburg Book and Library Fair 
”Galleriets konstnärer” Galerie Leger, Malmö 
Storøya grendesenter, Bærum, Norway, competition public work 
Kackalorum” Konstföreningen Aura Krognoshuset, Lund 
Super Structures” Gallery A little blah blah, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, (catalogue) 
Konst i Världsarvet Höga Kusten” Härnösand, competition public work 
FÅRÖ” Suggestion for IKEA/KIWI (refused)

2007 
Sange fra kelderen” Gallery Projekt by Huskegruppen, Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Omveg.” Vegvesendets museum, Lillehammer, Norway (catalogue). 
Smålänningar är snåla” Växjö konsthall 
Bergman Horror Show” Konsthallen, Bohusläns museum, Uddevalla, ”To the Left of the Rising Sun” (part of Manchester International Festival) Manchester, England (catalogue). 
Competition for public work at Elvebredden, Drammen, Norway (catalogue). 
Competition for publik work, Statens Konstråd, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, Karlshamn. 
Galleriets konstnärer” Galerie Leger, Malmö. 
Showcase for Aftonbladet Kultur at the Book and Library Fair in Gothenburg. 
Detour” Artistic suggestion and organizing curators for Norsk Vegvesen and Norsk Form, travelling exhibition on tour to Nordischer Botschaft, Berlin, Germany, Le Centre Régional Des Lettres De Basse-Normandie, Caen and Galerie l´Architecture, Paris, France, Tour & taxis, Brussels, Belgium, Arkitekturmuseet, Stockholm, Riba/Portland Place, London, Great Britain, Urban Center Bologna – Sala Borsa, Italy, Design Factory, Bratislava, Slovakia, National Building Museum, Washington, Center for Architecture, Philadelphia and Parsons - The New School for Design, Arnold & Sheila Aronson Galleries, New York, USA,(catalogue), 2007-10. 
”All in” Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg. 

2006 
Monkey Business” Sculpture installation, suggestion for Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm. 
It is what it is. Is it that it is? That´s what it is!” The Biennial at Alma Löv Museum for Experimental and Unexpected Art, Östra Ämtevik. 
By Golly!” Skissernas Museum, Lund (destroyed). 
”Alla talar om vädret!”, The Association for Temporary Art, Stockholm. 
Show me the way to the public sphere!” Wiesbaden, Germany (catalogue). 
Sygdommens Ansigt” Medicinsk Museion, Copenhagen, Denmark 
Showcase for Aftonbladet Kultur at Gothenburg Book and Library Fair. 
Besökarna” Konstfrämjandet Skåne at Västra Hamnen, Malmö. 
Omveg” Artistic suggestion and organizing curators for Norsk Vegvesen at Norsk Form, Oslo, Norway (catalogue). 
Bergman Horror Show” Skissernas museum, Lund, Performanceweekend, Kunstbanken, Hamar, Norway and Skånes konstförening, Malmö (catalogue). 

2005
Bergman Horror Show” Springhill Institute, Birmingham, England. 
”Simbiosis, Zones of Contact” Luarca, Asturias, Spain. 
Art on the Beach” Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand. 

2004 
Skånsk nazism” Malmö museer.  


Partners in Collaboration: 

Nya Gotland Svets & Smide AB, Stefan Hansson

Per Johnsson, Visualisation Expert

KRELAB, Lars Saldert

Tord Lund, Photographer

Architect Nike Karlsson, Grötlingbo Möbelfabrik AB

Art in Sweden

Maiale Konstgjuteri/Robert Cassland

Architect Tomas Helleberg, Stockvike Möbler