B. 14 september 1971 Stockholm
Email: johanwillner@hotmail.com
Homepage: www.johanwillner.com
Phone: +46 (0)70 3202150

Education in Art and Photography

2014-2015 Project student (60 p) at the course: The Photographic Artist Book, Capture and Disseminate. Kungl.Konsthögskolan, Royal Institute of Art Stockholm.
2014 Single course (15 p) Konstnärliga forskningsprocesser Konstfack, University Collage of Arts, Crafts and Design. Stockholm
2010-2011 Single course (15 p) The images of holiness, Konstfack, University Collage of Arts, Crafts and Design. Stockholm
2004- 2006 MFA Konstfack, University Collage of Arts, Crafts and Design. Stockholm
1995/96 International Center of Photography (ICP), New York

Selected Solo exhibitions

2016 Wind Upon the Face of Waters, CFF Stockholm.
2016 Wind Upon the Face of Waters, Landskrona Photo Festival
2014 May- June Boy Stories, Head On Stanley Street Gallery, Sydney Australia
2013 Boy Stories Karlskrona Konsthall
2012 Boy Stories, FOTOGRAFISKA
2011 Boy Stories Katarina Kyrka Stockholm
2010 Tidslighet (Together with Sara Appelgren and Pernilla Zetterman) Galleri Format Malmö
2010 Boy Stories St:Nicolai Kyrkan Örebro
2006 Four Seasons Xposeptember, Stockholm
2006 Made in Sweden Galleri K1 Kulturhuset Stockholm
2006 Made in Sweden Galleri Konstfack, Stockholm
2001 Andrum Centrum för fotografi/Galleri F-48 Stockholm
2001 Andrum Images du Pole, Orleáns, France
2001 Andrum FotoGalleriet, Lund

Selected Group exhibitions

2017 Heaps, Nordisk Salong, Dunkers Sweden
2017 Heaps, Athens Photo Festival
2016 Slow Pictures, Lillehammer, Norway
2015 June PAB Konstakademien, Stockholm
2014 Sep-Oct Week 37, Oulu Finland
2013 Pingyao Photo Festival, China
2013 Feb Playing with dead things (Tribute to Mike Kelley) Gallery Steninsland Berliner
2010 Collectors Participant Inc New York
2010 Empire state of mind 25 CPW Gallery New York
2010 Supermarket Stockholm
2009 Plattform Winterthur fotomuseum Zurich Switzerland
2009 Photographers: network selection Siegen Germany
2009 Descrubimientos Photo España Madrid
2009 Fotografi;nu(Now) Karlskrona konsthall
2009Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs Stockholm
2008-2009 A chance in perspective Goethe Institutet Stockholm, Helsinki, Amsterdam, Bryssel, Rotterdam
2008Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs Stockholm
2007 Fotografi;nu (Photography;Now) CFF Centrum För Fotografi, Stockholm
2007 Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs Stockholm
2007-2009 Fotografi är(Photography Is) Sveriges Konstföreningar
2006 Xposeptember, Konstfack Stockholm
2006 ExistensBar Södra Teatern, Stockholm
2006 Art Fair Stockholm
2006 Ny svensk fotografi Hasselblad Center, Göteborgs Konstmuseum
2006 “24x36” 50 years Rheinland-Pfalz, Berlin
2006 “24x36” 50 years, nov-jan Bryssel ISELP Museum, Belgium
2005 “24x36” 50 years, Esch,Luxemburg, Galerie Esch Sur Alcette
2005 “24x36” 50 years, New York Leica Gallery N.Y.C
2004 “24x36” 50 years, nov- dec. Frankfurt Leica Gallery Frankfurt
2004 Descrubimientos Photo España, Madrid
2004 ArtFair Stockholm
2001 Contemplation Arles Galerie D Éssai, France
1997 In search of promise Milton J. Weill Art Gallery New York

Books

2016 Wind Upon the Face of Waters Skreid Publishing/Kerber Verlag
2012 Boy Stories Hatje Cantz verlag

Grants and Awards

2015 Winner of Landskrona Photo Festival portfolio prize
2015 Winner of The Spine Dummy Award, Stockholm
2015 Nominated to the Nordic Dummy Award, Oslo
2014 International Exchange, The Art Grants Committeé Sweden
2014 Stiftelsen Langmänska fonden
2013 Swedish Author´s Fund
2011 The Swedish church culture grant
2011 The Stockholm town culture grant
2010 Two year working grant, The Art Grants Committeé Sweden
2009 Selected to participate in Photographers network selection Siegen Germany
2009 Selected to participate in Descrubimientos Photo España
2007 Selected to participate in Plat(t)form, Fotomuseum Wintherthur, Switzerland
2006 One year working grant, The Art Grants Committeé Sweden
2009 Selected to participate in Descrubimientos Photo España

Selected Bibliography

2016 KATALOG Magazine
2013 New York Times
2113 Gente Di Fotografia
2013 Blink magazine
2013 Dagens Arbete
2013 Nordic Now
2011 Människa- Rum- Närvaro (Sigtuna stiftelsen catalogue)
2010 CPF (Copenhagen photo festival catalogue)
2009 PHE 09 (Photo España catalogue)
2008 Jorden vi ärvde (Ordfronts förlag)
2007 Fotografi Är (Sveriges Konstföreningar, catalogue)
Fotografi; nu (CFF, exibition catalogue)
2006 Four Seasons Xposeptember catalogue, Stockholm
2004 PHE 04 (Photo España catalogue)
2001 Fotografisk tidskrift – text by Stefan Ohlson
Dagens Arbete - Ett rum för själen (A room for the soul)
Images du Pole (LÉmoi de la Photo, catalogue) Orleáns, France
Les Lautéats de la Galerie dÉssai Arles, France