Born in Norway and raised in Sweden, Simen Johan earned his B.F.A at the School of Visual Arts, in New York, where he currently resides. Johan’s work has been widely exhibited internationally. He also has permanent collections housed at several prominent American galleries and museums.
Merging traditional and modern digital photographic techniques, Johan creates each of his images from as many as one hundred negatives. The viewer is urged to ponder the relationship between the real and the artificial or imagined within Johan’s crafted alternate realities.