04.05.—08.06.19
Jim Thorell
MYKORRHIZA

18.05—16.06.18
NADJA NAFE Für den Moment

04.05.—08.06.19
Jim Thorell
MYKORRHIZA

04.05.—08.06.19
Jim Thorell
MYKORRHIZA

04.05.—08.06.19
Jim Thorell
MYKORRHIZA

After featuring Jim Thorell’s work in the group show AFTERMATH in the Summer of 2018, as well as at art fairs in Berlin, Düsseldorf and Los Angeles, SETAREH is delighted to host his first solo show at SETAREH X with a captivating new body of work.

Thorell’s visual worlds question the perceptible reality and open up references to symbolism, painting of the early 20th century, and psychedelic textures of the 1970s, which he translates into his own contemporary visual language.

The show’s title Mykorrhiza refers to a biological phenomenon that
influences Thorell’s paintings on both a formal and symbolic level. The

After featuring Jim Thorell’s work in the group show AFTERMATH in the Summer of 2018, as well as at art fairs in Berlin, Düsseldorf and Los Angeles, SETAREH is delighted to host his first solo show at SETAREH X with a captivating new body of work.

Thorell’s visual worlds question the perceptible reality and open up references to symbolism, painting of the early 20th century, and psychedelic textures of the 1970s, which he translates into his own contemporary visual language.

The show’s title Mykorrhiza refers to a biological phenomenon that
influences Thorell’s paintings on both a formal and symbolic level. The

After featuring Jim Thorell’s work in the group show AFTERMATH in the Summer of 2018, as well as at art fairs in Berlin, Düsseldorf and Los Angeles, SETAREH is delighted to host his first solo show at SETAREH X with a captivating new body of work.

Thorell’s visual worlds question the perceptible reality and open up references to symbolism, painting of the early 20th century, and psychedelic textures of the 1970s, which he translates into his own contemporary visual language.

The show’s title Mykorrhiza refers to a biological phenomenon that
influences Thorell’s paintings on both a formal and symbolic level. The

After featuring Jim Thorell’s work in the group show AFTERMATH in the Summer of 2018, as well as at art fairs in Berlin, Düsseldorf and Los Angeles, SETAREH is delighted to host his first solo show at SETAREH X with a captivating new body of work.

Thorell’s visual worlds question the perceptible reality and open up references to symbolism, painting of the early 20th century, and psychedelic textures of the 1970s, which he translates into his own contemporary visual language.

The show’s title Mykorrhiza refers to a biological phenomenon that
influences Thorell’s paintings on both a formal and symbolic level. The

term defines a symbiotic interchange between mushrooms and plants and brings together the Greek words for mykós (fungus) and riza (root). It describes those tiny threads found in the earth, which are interconnected in a highly complex, collaborative underground web, linking various different living organisms with one another.

Jim Thorell was born in 1981 in Stockholm where he lives and works. He studied at universities and art schools in Finland, Japan, Vietnam and Austria and was awarded a Master of Fine Arts from Valand Academy in Gothenburg in 2010. Thorell’s work has been shown at museums and galleries in Malmö, Stockholm, Berlin, London and New York City.  

term defines a symbiotic interchange between mushrooms and plants and brings together the Greek words for mykós (fungus) and riza (root). It describes those tiny threads found in the earth, which are interconnected in a highly complex, collaborative underground web, linking various different living organisms with one another.

Jim Thorell was born in 1981 in Stockholm where he lives and works. He studied at universities and art schools in Finland, Japan, Vietnam and Austria and was awarded a Master of Fine Arts from Valand Academy in Gothenburg in 2010. Thorell’s work has been shown at museums and galleries in Malmö, Stockholm, Berlin, London and New York City.

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