Signe Johannessen
Norwegian artist based in Gnesta, Sweden.


2009–2010, Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, Sweden
2010, MA, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway
2006, BA, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway

Selected solo and group exhibitions and screenings


  • 2023 Ok (Oslo Kunstforening) Oslo, Norway


  • Signe Johannessen – Uppståndelsen i Kvarntorp, Örebro Konsthall, Örebro, Sweden (solo show)
  • A Posthumous Journey into the Future, Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala, Sweden


  • Matches, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Havande, Nacka Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
  • The Corona Collection – Public Art Agency Sweden’s acquisitions 2021, Skissernas Museum, Lund, Sweden
  • CORONASAMLINGEN – Statens konstråds nyförvärv, Havremagasinet, Boden, Sweden
  • Beyond Nuclear Family: Recipes for Happiness, Display, Praha, Czech Republic
  • Beyond Nuclear family: Home sweet home, EFA project space, NY


  • The Experimental Field, Accelerator, Stockholm, Sweden


  • Trophy, Ystad Konstmuseum, Sweden (solo show)
  • Experimentalfältet, Accelerator, Sweden
  • Go gone, Sörmlands Museum, Sweden


  • Manege, Marabouparken Konsthall, Sweden
  • LIAF (Lofoten International Art Festival), Norway
  • The Immeasurable, Thames-Side Studios Gallery (Screening), UK
  • Deep Sea, Ystad Konstmuseum, Sweden
  • Multispecies, Växjö Konsthall, Sweden


  • Deep Sea, Städtische Galerie, Bremen, Germany
  • Children of the Children of the Revolution, Färgfabriken, Stockholm


  • Parataxis, Gallery Krets, Malmö, Sweden
  • Like a Horse, Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Video Forever (Galleri Analix forever), Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris
  • Verkstad Konsthall, Supermarket Artfair, Stockholm, Sweden (solo show)
  • The Last Öland Horse, Kalmar Art Museum, Sweden
  • The Beast & the Eye of the Cyclone, Motala konsthall, Sweden (solo show)
  • The Epicenter of Everything, Galleri Syster, Sweden


  • Matter Matter, The Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki, Finland
  • Being Good, Sculpture Quadrennial Riga 2016, Latvia
  • The Beast & the Eye of the Cyclone, Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer, Norway (solo show)
  • Swamp Storytelling, Water research area, Konstfrämjandet Värmland, Karlstad, Sweden
  • Thank You for Carrying, Konstfrämjandet Öland Kalmar
  • The Beast & the Eye of the Cyclone, Verkstad Kunsthalle, Norrköping, Sweden (solo show)


  • Swamp Storytelling, Maretopia, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden


  • Contamination of Evidence, Historical museum, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Bestiarium, Gallery 69, Oslo, Norway (solo show)


  • Everything is Fine, or the Continuous Search for a Utopia, Curator Lab, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 8 – We Are a Parenthesis on Earth, Botkyrka Kunsthalle, Stockholm, Sweden


  • My Name is Not Susan, Norrtälje Kunsthalle, Norrtälje, Sweden
  • Almalövs Museum, Östra Emtelvik, Sweden


  • Mouche Production MA project, Gallery Mejan, Stockholm, Sweden


Represented by

  • Moderna Museet
  • Statens Konstråd
  • Botkyrka Konsthall
  • Public commission, County of Säffle, Sweden
  • Public commission, County of Gnesta
  • Public commission, County of Eskilstuna
  • Public commission, Göteborg Konst
  • Private collectors


  • The Swedish Arts Grants committee, 2 year Working grant
  • The Swedish Arts Grants committee, Project grant
  • Art Council Norway
  • Nordic Culture Point
  • Längmanska fondation
  • The Swedish Arts Grants committee, 1 year Working grant
  • Helge axelsson Jonssons fondation
  • Nordiska kulturfonden