Anna Stahn, b. 1994 Denmark
Anna Stahn is a visual artist and writer educated from The Royal Danish Academy of Arts in Copenhagen and The New School in New York. In 2018 Stahn exhibited in ”Drawings” at Alice Folker gallery and had an exhibition in an old bathhouse titled ”What The Water Tells in Kofu”, Japan at The Airy Foundation.
Stahns praxis is centered on printmaking and drawing, text and artist publications often combined in mixed media projects. She finds her writing in her drawings and drawings in her writing.
Thematically Anna Stahns work investigates aspects of sociality, everyday life and sorority. Anna uses elements of the comic, the tragic and the cute to investigate structures in language, people and materials.
She often participates in collaborations and group works, but in those projects keeps a powerful style of signature.
In recent years Stahn has examined sociality through a great interdisciplinary film project 'Hotel Kimono' in close collaboration with performers, artist and musicians from Tokyo in Japan and Copenhagen. The film evolved with the people who contributed to the production and it expanded and dissolved the hierarchical film set and became a platform for the exchange of proficiency and aesthetics of artist from different fields.
Recently, In 2018 Anna have exhibited in the exhibition Drawings in Alice Folker gallery, and had an exhibition in an old bathhouse titled What The Water Tells in Kofu, Japan during at The Airy Foundation.
She is a writer of artist books in Danish, English and lately she has also collaborated with the Japanese translator Yukako Atsuchi to make a multilingual book project The Daily Miracle / デイリー ミラクル
She is a writer of articles and prose for Danish magazines such as Atlas magazine and Hvedekorn and a co. founder of the publishing house Longetti.