Aleksander Johan Andreassen
Aleksander Johan Andreassen (b. 1982 in Bodø) is a visual artist and filmmaker living in Oslo. Andreassen mainly works with film, performance and video installations where, using different methods, he explores perspectives on normality and belongingness. Beyond collaborating with a variety of performers, choreographers, filmmakers, writers, and other artists, he frequently partners with non-artists and has on several occasions involved family members in his projects.
His work has been featured in exhibitions and film festivals on a national and international scale including the AC Institute in New York, USA; The 63rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen in Oberhausen, Germany; and the 55th Gijón International Film Festival in Gijón, Spain – among others. His film Strim won the Golden Chair for best Norwegian short film during The 40th Norwegian Short Film Festival in 2017. Aleksander holds a Master’s degree in Fine Art from Konstfack University College in Stockholm, Sweden.