The New York-based Norwegian artist Simen Johan focuses with sensitivity and nerve on children and their world, yet his art is not aimed at children. At the core of Johan's intriguing and intricate images is the perfect relation between narrative flow and digital execution of the photographs. The photographs seamlessly fuse realism and artifice. This digital C-print, printed on Fuji Crystal Archive paper, is signed and numbered by Simen Johan and sold in an archival paper folder.
Simen Johan (born in Kirkenes, Norway, 1973) received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he now lives. His photographs are held in the collections of the Brooklyn Musem of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, among others. A recipient of fellowships from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, his work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions worldwide, and in national magazines.