By Robert Johansson

My artistic practice encompasses myths, science and hearsays, and how humans reflect themselves in relation to nature and animals. I use associative, illogical and alluring narratives and their correlations with control, slump and ephemerality. I primarily work with drawing, pyrography, prints, installation and sculpture.

The large-scale wall installation Inaugura is a wooden relief, installed in 2011, connecting the 19th century scientific drawings of Ernst Haeckel with a composition referring to the structure of a cross section of the human eye.

In its weathered form circa 2017:

Inaugura by Robert Johannson at HarborArts, Boston Shipyard