Anja Niemi (1976)

Anja NiemiAnja Niemi (b. 1976, Oslo, Norway) studied at the London College of Printing and Parsons School of Design in Paris and New York and has exhibited in galleries worldwide. Three previous monographs of her work have been published, Photographing in Costume (Little Black Gallery, 2015), Short Stories (Jane & Jeremy, 2016), The Woman Who Never Existed (Jane & Jeremy, 2017). The poem by Lena Niemi is an excerpt from a longer text in the new monograph accompanying the exhibition titled She Could Have Been A Cowboy (Jane & Jeremy, 2018). Her work has been published in Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now (Thames & Hudson, 2017), and her image The Garden Hose was selected for the volume 1001 Photographs You Must See Before You Die (Cassell, 2017).

Niemi (b 1976) studied at the London College of Printing and Parsons School of Design in Paris and New York.

Portrait by Trond Isaksen

EXHIBITIONS

2019     'In Character', Fotografiska, Stockholm
2018.    'She Could Have Been a Cowboy', Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
              'She Could Have Been a Cowboy', AIPAD / Photography Show, New York
              'Circus Acts, Musee des Arts Decoratifs with IDEAT Magazine, Paris
              'She Could Have Been a Cowboy', Photo London
              'She Could Have Been a Cowboy', The Ravestijn Gallery, Amsterdam
              'She Could Have Been a Cowboy', PhotoFairs Shanghai
2017     'The Woman Who Never Existed', PhotoFairs San Francisco
              'The Woman Who Never Existed',, Shoot Gallery, Oslo
              'The Woman Who Never Existed',, Galerie Photo 12, Paris
              'The Woman Who Never Existed',, The Little Black Gallery, London
2016     'Photographing in Costume', The Little Black Gallery, New York
              'Short Stories', Photo London
              'Short Stories', The Little Black Gallery, London
              'Photographing in Costume', Salon Zurcher, New York
2015     'Darlene & Me' The Little Black Gallery, London
              'Darlene & Me', Photo London
2013     'Starlets', The Little Black Gallery, London
2012     'Do Not Disturb', The Little Black Gallery, London


PUBLIC & PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

              Hudson Bay Company Global Art Collection, USA
              Nion McEvoy Collection, USA
              Oslo City Council, Norway
              Susanna von Meiss Collection, Switzerland


BOOKS

2019     In Character (Thames & Hudson)
2018     She Could Have Been A Cowboy (Jane & Jeremy)
2017     The Woman Who Never Existed (Jane & Jeremy)
2016     Short Stories (Jane & Jeremy)
2015     Photographing In Costume (The Little Black Gallery)


Also featured in:

2017     Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now (Thames & Hudson)
2017     1001 Photographs You Must See Before You Die (Cassell)