Jan Hakon Erichsen is a Norwegian artist who works within a variety of media focusing on topics like fear, anger and frustration. He has spent several years perfecting a D.I.Y aesthetic with found objects being the main source of work material. Erichsen has exhibited widely in Norwegian and international galleries and partaken in numerous international video festivals after he finished his education at the National Academy of Arts in Oslo.
At the moment his main focus is making short destruction videos which he posts everyday on his Instagram account
Mari Kanstad Johnsen is an artist and freelance illustrator based in Oslo. She has a Bachelor in Visual Communication from the National Academy of Arts in Oslo as well as an MA in storytelling from Konstfack in Stockholm. Lately she has been involved in illustrating children books.
Norwegian photographer Anja Niemi, ( b. 1976 ) is represented by the Little Black Gallery in London but lives and works from Oslo. Her two latest series Starlets and Do Not Disturb set her distinct self portrait style.
Joining tragedy with humor in a staged narrative setting, she presents a series of tragic-comic personas from tormented suburban housewives to roller disco divas.
I’m a British citizen currently studying product design at the Akershus Oslo University College. At the age of 4 my parents took me to Lanzarote, which was a pretty funky place to grow up! I moved to Oslo 11 years ago, where I worked as Harbourmaster at the Royal Norwegian Yachtclub until starting studying. I haven’t really found any nieche yet, but I enjoy trying to incorporate feelings into my work and trying to design an experience instead of just a product. I’m very inspired by my surroundings.
I suppose I’m on some kind of creative journey at the moment, but I don’t really have a clue what I’m doing or where I’m going to end up. I use humour as a defense mechanism, worry too much and cry when I watch soppy movies.
John Christian is a versatile director and artist living between London and Oslo, making all kinds of things with moving images. Growing up in rural Asker, Norway, John gets his inspiration from long aimless walks and entertaining himself while doing so, often resulting in odd ideas.