About me

This project is about addiction to images. I am researcher and artist. My life is constituted by writing, drawing and travelling. My movement through geography follows the concentric circles of my hand. Sketching is a way to be in the world; to participate in what I feel and see. I travel in like Orpheus, in sketches and shadows. The path goes along lines of carbon, graphite and water under a sky so blue that it is almost black. I sketch myself into big faceless cities, where everybody can be drawn, because no one looks me back in my eyes; or into remote places, mountains and glaciers, where there is nobody to draw, but the stones look human.


Fabian Heffermehl: researcher and artist, based in Oslo

E-mail: shadowtravels@mail.ru

2016: Postdoc, University of Oslo
2015: PhD, Uppsala University
2010: Master of Arts, Humboldt University of Berlin / Moscow State University
2008: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Oslo National Academy of the Arts
2007: Bachelor of Arts, Oslo University
2006: Trainee, Norwegian Refugee Council, Armenia.
2005: Intern, Norwegian Embassy, Azerbaijan.


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