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Sven Johne * 1976 in Bergen, lives in Berlin

Attended the master class of ProfessorTimm Rautert at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig. Johne works on the social and personal consequences of depopulating landscapes, lack of perspective, and failure and addresses them, for example, in his text-and-image cycleFollowing the Circus and the video Greatest Show on Earth. His works are represented in numerous national and international, public and private collections. Selected solo and group exhibitions: in 20 [...]

Attended the master class of ProfessorTimm Rautert at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig. Johne works on the social and personal consequences of depopulating landscapes, lack of perspective, and failure and addresses them, for example, in his text-and-image cycleFollowing the Circus and the video Greatest Show on Earth. His works are represented in numerous national and international, public and private collections. Selected solo and group exhibitions: in 2009, Tears of the Eyewitness, Sprengel Museum, Hannover; in 2011, GreatestShow on Earth, KLEMM’S, Berlin; I’ve Dreamt About, MUDAM, Luxembourg; Street Life andHome Stories, Villa Stuck, Munich;Aschemünder/ Sammlung Götz, Haus der Kunst, Munich; in 2012, RAY: Fotografieprojekte, Frankfurt am Main; Made in Germany Zwei, Kestnergesellschaft, Kunstverein Hannover, Sprengelmuseum, Hannover. 2008: Sponsorship award of the Günther-Peill-Stiftung. 2009: Work scholarship from the Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn. 2010: Karl-Schmitt-Rottluff Stipendium of the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf.

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