Blue Curtain (Nyhamnsläge)
About the artwork
Shadows might be my main theme; they’ve always fascinated me, with the intimate quality of something actually standing in the way of light. I’m a writer as well as an artist, and in a sense, I think shadows counterbalance my take on words. Words can be so precise, but shadows are always moving, disappearing, their shapes shifting.Though they consist of nothing, I think of them as very sensual and tactile.
In BLUE CURTAIN (Nyhamnsläge), I wanted to capture that moment between dream and morning. It’s a private zone, an atmosphere of expectations. But drawing that curtain might reveal something ambiguous and complex. This is the moment before reality strikes.
About Johanna Ekström
Johanna and the art of seduction
“I want people to be seduced by my artworks, but also to find a resistance in them.”
A writer and visual artist, Johanna lives and works in Stockholm. A poet and writer, you’ll find many a story in her pictures. Full of very personal and strong emotions, her pictures demand and de...More about Johanna Ekström
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