Hare  2014
27 x 16 cm, cotton, resin       Hare  2014
27 x 16 cm, cotton, resin      

Conjunction 2010 
h: 132 cm,  cotton, lurex, resin Conjunction 2010
h: 132 cm, cotton, lurex, resin

Green Mann 2011 
h: 150 cm, cotton, resin Green Mann 2011
h: 150 cm, cotton, resin

Hairy brown man 2012  
h: 164 cm, cotton, lurex, resin   Hairy brown man 2012  
h: 164 cm, cotton, lurex, resin  

Twin  2010 
h:. 165 cm, cotton, resin Twin 2010
h:. 165 cm, cotton, resin

Androgyn 2010 
h: 115 cm, cotton, lurex, resin Androgyn 2010
h: 115 cm, cotton, lurex, resin

Untitled  2008 
38 x 28 cm, cotton, resin   Untitled  2008
38 x 28 cm, cotton, resin  

Thornmann 2007 
29 x 28 cm, cotton, resin    Thornmann 2007
29 x 28 cm, cotton, resin   

Lobotomie  2013 
25 x 18 cm, cotton, resin Lobotomie  2013
25 x 18 cm, cotton, resin

Skull 2007 
18 x 16 cm, cotton, lurex, resin  Skull 2007
18 x 16 cm, cotton, lurex, resin 

Bulb 2011 
18 x 9 cm, cotton, resin Bulb 2011
18 x 9 cm, cotton, resin

Incantatie 2014 Incantatie 2014

JohannaSchweizer01

Hare  2014
27 x 16 cm, cotton, resin      

Johanna Schweizer

Johanna Schweizer’s tool is the crochet hook. With this archaic technique and shrilly colored polymer threads, she creates a diverse array of figures that openly reveal their sexuality. Sometimes bizarre or even demonic, her figures are inspired by the world of mythology and recall long-forgotten cultic rituals. Threatening skulls crocheted with shiny metal threads are a frequently recurring motif. All of this artist’s figures seem like compositions without inner structures, thus inviting their viewers to gaze into an empty center. In this way, Johanna Schweizer confronts the viewers with themes such as sexuality, power, dominance, life and death. By crocheting, she contributes her personally colored statement to a contemporary discussion.