Hans Andersson

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Hans Andersson is an artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. He works mainly with collage/mixed media images in found material. In 2019 he show his work at Loko Gallery in Tokyo, F2 Gallery in Madrid, Revolver Gallery in Lima, Cologne art fair, and curate the show Silence of the Sirens at Studio Giardini in Venice among others.

What was your latest book discovery? What are your favorite books of all time?

My latest book discovery is Friedrich Hölderlin’s Kom nu Eld, in swedish translation by Aris Fioretus. My favorite books of all times are everything written by Simone Weil including the biography of her written by her friend Simone Petrement, the Bible, Abandonment to divine providence by Jean Pierre de Caussade, The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen, Left hand of Darkness by Ursula K Le Guin, Swann’s World by Proust, Solaris by Stanislaw Lem, Bröllopsbesvär by Stig Dagerman.
The answers for this question will vary from day to day but I think three first mentioned will hold steady.

Most visited blogs, websites? : 

The Wire


What apps do you use the most and why?

Spotify for listening to music while working.
ebay for buying vintage perfumes and vintage designer clothings.

Whats currently on your playlist?

Land Of The Sea And The Sun by Harry Belafonte
Coptic light by Morton Feldman
Groung by Zabelle Panosian
Morgh by Let no one judge you ( early recordings from Iran )
Yumeji`s Theme by In the mood love soundtrack
Starring at the Sweeps of the Desert by Abul Mogard
Flux 3 by Robert Turman
Approaching Darkness Fish by Nurse With Wound
No Journeys End by Michael O’Shea

What records would you recommend to hear?

Anything with Sofia Jernberg
Ritual Mouth-Organs of the Murung - Bangladesh
Schubert - Death and the Maiden performed by Chiaroscuro Quartet


Fresh movie finds? What films do you think everybody should watch?

Not fresh but Solaris by Andrej Tarkovskij, Heart of Glass by Werner Herzog, La Luna by Bernando Bertolucci

Which artists working today do you admire most?

My friends, and they are too many to mention and I dont want to leave anyone out.

What are some of your tv top tips right now?

I dont watch tv, I would like to but somehow I just don’t.


Who are you following?


What tools do you use in your work?

iPhone for music. that’s it

What magazines / newspapers do you read regularly?

Vouge Italy, but I just look at the photos. I don´t read Italian.

What are your favorite gadgets?

My perfumes. I often carry around a small box of samples or decants in my pocket.


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Portrait image by © David Nilsson
Images by © Jean Baptiste Beranger