Engine Bought Separately - Hugin II - Michael Johansson
 
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Engine Bought Separately - Hugin II, 2007
Hair dryer, welded metal frame, spray paint.
Dimensions: 0.6 x 0.75 x 0.1 m.
Installation view: Art Copenhagen, The Nordic Art Fair, Copenhagen (DK)

Engine Bought Separately - Krups II - Michael Johansson
 
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Engine Bought Separately - Krups II
, 2007

Everyday objects from mid-20th century housewives are taken apart, sorted, and repacked in an equally outdated boydream esthetics.  These two worlds are merged together and the objects are frozen in their new shape - while the function is displayed, the functionality is taken away.

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Exhibited at:
Utan titel, Ystad Konstmuseum, Ystad (SE) 2010
Sieht Rot, Arteversum, Düsseldorf (DE) 2008
Pumphusets Konsthall, Borstahusen, Landskrona (S) 2007
Wir Sind Woanders, Hinterconti, Hamburg (DE) 2007
Art Copenhagen, The Nordic Art Fair, Copenhagen (DK) 2007
 
 
 
Installation view: Wir Sind Woanders, Hinterconti, Hamburg (DE)