Born in 1985, in Bergen, Norway, Eirik Jahnsen currently works and lives in Groningen.
2021 • Master of Painting, Frank Mohr Institute Groningen.
2017 • Bachelor of Arts at Minerva art academy, Groningen.
2010 • Second year, pre-academic art education at KROT kunstfagskole Trondheim, NO.
2009 • First year pre-academic art education at Kunstskolen i Bergen, NO.
2006 • Social Science at University of Cape Town, SA.
2019 • Compressed, temporary outdoor sculpture for VHDG in Leeuwarden.
2019 • Fuerza Bruta for VHDG/New nordic wave in Leeuwarden.
2018 • Liquid/Solid for exhibition Water/Waterstof at CBK-Groningen, Cultural Embassy Leeuwarden.
2018 • Achilles, permanent sculpture for collection Hanze University of applied sciences in Groningen.
2017 • Sculpture included in MALcollection, Loppersum.
2017 • Janus 1 and Janus 2, included in collection In4Art, Rotterdam.
2020 • Artist residency at VHDG/Mannen van staal in Leeuwarden.
2019 • Artist residency, Transborder collective in Mureck, SL/AT.
2017 • Artist residency at Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag.
2017 • Nominated for Klaas Dijkstra awards.
Exhibitions & Performances.
Overflowing Overgrowth, group exhibition at Galerie Bart.
Graduation Show 2021 with Frank Mohr Institute at Suikerterrein in Groningen.
Art Away, group exhibition and art fair in Groningen.
This Road Show by MILK/This art fair at KNSM Amsterdam.
Re-cover, installation at NP3 in Groningen.
Re-present, group exhibition at NP3 in Groningen.
Compressed, temporary outdoor sculpture, for VHDG in Leewarden.
Fuerza Bruta, VHDG/New nordic wave in Leewarden.
Performance at Transborder festival in Mureck, SL/AT.
Eigen Risico performance at OT301 in Amsterdam.
Achilles, part of group exhibition in Kunsthal 45 Den Helder.
Achilles, permanent outdoor sculpture at Hanze University in Groningen.
Liquid/Solid part of Water/Waterstof, group exhibition commissioned by CBK-Groningen
at Cultural Embassy Leeuwarden.
Kickstart 2, group exhibition at In4Art project-space in Amsterdam.
Group exhibition at Artphy, ruimte voor levenskunst in Onstwedde.
Farbenrausch performance at Ted-x Groningen in Stadschouwburg Groningen.
Graduation show, solo exhibition and performances at SIGN in Groningen.
Group exhibition at Kunsthuis SYB in Beetsterzwaag.
Tents, group exhibition at Machinefabriek NNT in Groningen.
March Expo, group exhibition at Minerva art academy in Groningen.
Farbenrausch, group exhibition/performance at Flutgraben E.V in Berlin DE.
Bird-up, group exhibition at Werfstraat in Groningen.
De Osloos, group exhibition/performance at Oude Glasfabriek in Groningen.
Xenogamy, Farbenrausch performance at EMG Factors in Groningen.
Laboratorium, Farbenrausch performance at Oude RKZ cinema in Groningen.
23.11.18 HanzeMag Bijzondere kunstwerken in nieuwe Wiebenga gebouw. (starts at 01:40).
Zomaar Radio #162 Artist Talks by Groninger Culturele Ambassade. (starts at 16:35).
14.11.2017 TEDxTalks The Laboratory by Farbenrausch | Eirik and Simon artists | TEDxGroningen.
2019 • Part of the performance group Eigen Risico.
2014 • Formed the audio-visual performance duo Farbenrausch, with Berlin-based musician Simon Schmidt (spotify: Blindsmith).