Johan Furåker, born in Sweden, lives and works in Denmark



CV Summary

Johan Furåker, SE (1978) has exhibited solo at CAPC in Bordeaux in France. He has also exhibited at Cneai in Chatou and at Espace pour l’art in Arles. He has exhibited at institutions such as Reykjavik Art Museum in Iceland, Hämeenlinna Art Museum and Turku Art Museum in Finland, at KUBE in Ålesund, Gallery North Norway in Harstadand at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium in Norway, at Hannover Kunstverein in Germany and at Malmö Art Museum, Inter Arts Center in Malmö and Ystad Art Museum in Sweden, at Die Diele, Zürich, Switzerland, Ringsted Galleriet, Art Centre Silkebord Bad and Museums Centre Aars in Denmark and at CAVE / AYUMI GALLERY in Tokyo, Japan and in Spain at CCA Andraitx. These days he is preparing a solo exhibition in Norway at Kristiansand Kunsthall.



2009: MFA, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö, SE

2005: Umeå Art Academy, Umeå, SE

2003: Gerlesborgsskolan, Stockholm, SE



Solo Exhibitions


2018: Riche, Stockholm, SE

2017: Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, SE

2016: The Female Dandy, Galleri KANT, Copenhagen, DK

2015: Encounters Without Memory, Espace pour l’art, Arles, FR

2015: Life of Leisure, Galleri Flach, Stockholm, SE

2015: Dromomanie, Die Diele, Zürich, CH

2014: A Poet in Need of an Empire, Ping-Pong Gallery, Malmö, SE

2012: Paradisus Terrestris, Galleri Flach, Stockholm, SE

2011: The Culture of Fear, Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, SE

2011: Le Premier Fugueur, curated by Alexis Vaillant, CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, FR

2010: A Quest to Eliminate Self, Galleri Flach+Thulin, Stockholm, SE

2009: Records of Hypnotic Sleep, ROPA, Stockholm, SE

2009: Ping-Pong Gallery, Malmö, SE

2009: The Pathological Tourist: Albert Dadas, MFA graduation exhibition, Malmö Art Academy, KHM, Malmö, SE

2008: Kiruna Art Society, Kiruna, SE

2007: The Rise and Fall of Fat Steve, Pictura Gallery, Lund, SE



Group Exhibitions


2018: Arnstedt Östra Karup, SE

2018: NOCO – Nordic contemporary art, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Hämeenlinna, FI

2018: And I will take you to Paradise, KUBE, Ålesund, NO

2018: Occupied With Imaginations, Galleri Ping Pong, Malmö, SE

2018: Amagersalonen, Copenhagen, DK

2017: Frederiksbergsalonen, Copenhagen, DK

2017: IF YOU DON’T LIKE ART..., Nordic Contemporary Art Collection – NoCo, curated by Göran Christenson,  Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Øvre Eiker, NO

2017: Translation Theme Park // Swedish Contemporary Art, CAVE / AYUMI GALLERY, Tokyo, JP

2017: Becoming Zero, Galleri Flach, Stockholm, SE

2017: Polyfoni, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, SE

2016: Drawing Utopias, I K L E C T I K, Old Paradise Yard, London, UK

2016: Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant To Be Viewed as Art (After Bochner), Škuc Gallery,  Ljubljana, SL

2016: And lots of Diamonds, Museumscenter Aars, Aars, DK (duo exhibition with Ditte Ejlerskov)

2016: Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, SE


2016: Painting Failures, Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö, SE

2015: UNDER 10 OVER 1, Galleri KANT, Copenhagen, DK


2015: Stilleben, Ringsted Galleriet, Ringsted, DK

2015: Small Good Things (Artworks We Like That Fitted In Our Suitcases), curated by Nina Slejko Blom and Conny Blom, KoS in Võru, EE

2015: Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant To Be Viewed as Art, curated by Nina  Slejko Blom and Conny Blom, KoS in Võru, EE

2015: Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, SE

2015: Old News (again), Cneai, Chatou, FR

2015: New Figuration, Galleri Kant, Copenhagen, DK


2015: THE OSLO SHOW @ KANT/TEMPORARY, Studio 18, Oslo, NO

2014: WE HATE IN ORDER TO SURVIVE, curated by Ditte Ejlerskov and Jens Henricson from Woodpecker Projects, IAC, Inter Arts Center, Malmö, SE

2014: DIE DIELE C/O PING PONG, Ping-Pong Gallery, Malmö, SE

2014: Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, SE

2014: Paradise Reclaimed (curated by Joakim Borda), Galleri Nord-Norge, Harstad, NO

2013: Piccadilly Exhibition Company #5, curated by Peter Ole Pedersen and Kristian Handberg, Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, DK

2013: Up East (duo exhibition with Ditte Ejlerskov), Grand Teatret’s Minuit Vernissage, Copenhagen, DK

2013: 13 Artists, Ping-Pong Gallery, Malmö, SE

2013: Magnum Samlung, Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, SE

2013: Polyfoni, Galleri Thomas Wallner, Simris, SE

2012: In Search of Eden (duo exhibition with Ditte Ejlerskov), CCA Andratx, Andratx, ES

2012: Galleri Arnstedt, Östra Karup, SE

2012: Works from the Sletvold Moe Collection, Kowalski & Hansen, Oslo, NO

2012: Déjà Vu – Contemporary Art from Malmö Art Museum´s Collection, Turku Art Museum, Turku, FI

2011: Painterly Delight II, Ystad Art Museum, Ystad, SE

2011: Without Destination (curated by Markús Thor Andrésson), Reykjavik Art Museum, Hafnarhús, Reykjavik, IS

2010: Tracks, new acquisitions by Malmö Art Museum (curated by Malin Forsell and Marika Reuterswärd), Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, SE

2010: Painterly Delight, Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, DK

2008: Young Artists, Konsthallen Pumphuset, Landskrona, SE

2007: Crosskick/Plattform#4 (curated by Dr. Martin Engler and Stephan Berg), Hannover Kunstverein, Hannover, DE

2007: Liljevalchs spring exhibition (curated by Maria Lind), Stockholm, SE

2005: Sing Along Your Solo Song, Tapeten Gallery, Visby, SE

2005: Production as Process, Fort Krauss, Verkligheten, Umeå, SE

2005: G60, Umeå, SE

2004: G60, Umeå, SE

2004: FFG, Svenska bilder Gallery, Stockholm, SE



Art Fairs


2012: Market Art Fair (Galleri Flach), Stockholm, SE

2011: Art Copenhagen The Nordic Art Fair, (Galleri Flach), Copenhagen, DK

2011: Market Art Fair (Galleri Flach), Stockholm, SE

2010: Market Art Fair (Galleri Flach+Thulin), Stockholm, SE





CCA, Centre of Contemporary Art, Andratx, ES

CAPC, musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, FR

Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, SE

Region Skåne, SE

Kiruna City Hall Collection, Kiruna, SE

The National Public Art Council, SE





2016: Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse, SE

2016: Stiftelsen Längmanska, SE

2013: The Art Grants Committee in Sweden, 2-year working grant, SE

2012: Malmö cultural support, studio grant, Malmö, SE

2012: Ester Lindahl´s travel grant, SE

2011: Malmö art studio grant, SE

2010: IASPIS, international culture exchange (Bordeaux), SE

2010: IASPIS, international culture exchange (Reykjavik), SE

2010: The Art Grants Commitee in Sweden, 1-year working grant, SE

2009: Malmö cultural support, studio grant, Malmö, SE

2009: Ellen Trotzigs foundation, Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, SE

2008: The Kiruna Grant, Kiruna, SE





2013: The Swedish Institute’s cultural centre, Paris, FR.

2012: CCA, Andratx, ES

2012: Asger Jorn´s Studio, Læsø, DK





2018: Albert Dadas’ Memory Game (2nd edition), published by Woodpecker Projects, SE

2018: Represented by Woodpecker Projects at Malmö Artist’s Book Biennial, Viktoriateatern, Malmö, SE

2015: DJ at Valerie Galner‘s Disaster Party at Fabrikken for Kunst og Design, Copenhagen, DK.

2015: THE ECLECTIC IN THE ARTIST’S BOOK, i’Klectik, London, UK

2015: Contributing to – a time-based publishing laboratory as part of the show ‘This Is Work’ by Fictional Collective at Depot Basel, Basel, CH.

2014: Participating in Woodpecker Letters #1, published by Woodpecker Projects, Malmö, SE

2013: Participating in the The Piccadilly Line #5 byLasse Krog Møller and The Piccadilly Exhibition Company, published by Forlaget *[Asterisk], DK

2012: Participating in The Hidden Art – ten short films, displayed in connection to the permanent exhibition at Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, SE

2012: Release party and game night for Albert Dadas´s Memory Game at Ping-Pong Gallery, Malmö, SE

2011: Participating in Den Stora Nordiske Malebok. Consisting of 84 donated drawings. Initiated by Lærke Hein and published by Life Publishing.

2009: Escape Project, Fugue, lecture at Malmö Art Academy, Malmö, SE

2009: Participating in Old News #6 (by Jacob Fabricius), Malmö Konsthall, SE, CCA, Centre for Comtemporary Art, Lagos, NG, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, DK