Humans since 1982 is an artist-led studio based in Stockholm, founded in 2009 by Per Emanuelsson (*1982, Sweden) and Bastian Bischoff (*1982, Germany). Their work is driven by their interest in emergent properties, fleetingness, rhythm and the mysterious allurement that derives from it. 

Bischoff and Emanuelsson have exhibited at eminent venues including the Saatchi Gallery London, Cooper Hewitt Museum New York and Triennale Design Museum Milan and have clients that rank among the world’s most influential art collectors. The studio now comprises of a larger team of specialists with different professional and cultural backgrounds.


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“It’s the questions, the hidden and the secrecy that drive inquisitiveness. The unanswered seems to have an enormous power.”

Humans since 1982 in Forbes Magazine,
April 13, 2015