We are fascinated by contradiction. We want to bring our ideas to life by criticizing them to death. We seek perfection by balancing oppositions; we want to make sense where there is none.


ABOUT
The Nowegian-Israeli artist duo Johan Reisang (b. 1984) and Ela Buria (b. 1982) lives and works in Berlin.

Their signature is the Hebrew letter "alef" associated with Ela Buria's name, and "R" attached to Johan Reisang's name.

CONTACT
sjreisang@gmail.com

EXHIBITIONS SOLO
2018 / Digital Darkroom / Berlin
2018 / Galleri Bøgwald / Norway
2014 / [R] / Me and I / The Hamsun Centre / Norway
2010 / [R] / Prophets / KHK Gallery / Oslo

EXHIBITIONS GROUP
2019 / Winter exhibition / Soli Brug / Norway
2018 / Contra Galleries / New York
2018 / Soli Brug / Norway
2018 / Galleri Briskeby / Oslo
2018 / Hurumgalleriet / Norway
2018 / Galleri Heike Arndt / Kettinge / Danmark
2018 / Hamsungalleriet / Norway
2018 / Fresh Legs / Galleri Heike Arndt / Berlin
2017 / Grosses Treffen 2017 / Nordic Embassies Berlin
2016 / [R] / Broken Bodies / HB55 / Berlin
2016 / [R] /Robots / Blank Space / Oslo
2016 / [R] /Owls / Hørte Dampfarveri / Norway
2015 / [R] / A-laget / Galleri A / Oslo
2013 / [R] /See.Me / New York
2013 / [R] / International Emerging Artist Award / Dubai
2009 / [R] /Sørland Exhibition / Norway

EDUCATION
Mainly self-taught.

Johan took courses in figurative drawing and painting at Bruchion Art Institute and Christiania Kunstakademi in Norway. Ela have BA in Behavioral Science from The College of Management in Israel.

COMMISSION
2017 / Norsk Lektorlag
2014 / The Hamsun Centre