born 1950 in Esbjerg, Denmark

traces of human beings

present themselves autonomously
objets trouvés stolen from the real world
some elements of retrospectiveness in the motifs
Bakersfield, Harzen, Cala Bona - suppliers of readymades

Solo exhibitions

In the Streets, Museum of Copenhagen 1997
Under Heaven and Earth, Esbjerg Art Museum 1999
Fishing for Sand Eels, Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Scotland 2002
Dead in Paris, Phototek Esbjerg 2002
On the Border, Sønderborg Castle 2016


Childhood Garden, Boldesager, Esbjerg

photo 1958: Peder Top











Group exhibtions 

Eighth British Print Biennale, Bradford, England 1984
Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling 1979, 1995, 1996
Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling 1978, 1980
Kunstnernes Påskeudstilling 1997
KS 1994, 1996, 1997 (KS-Prisen 1997)
From city bus to Ri-Bus, Odense Film Festival 1999
Under Heaven and Water, Odense Film Festival 2002 (special mention)
Mangler, Odense Film Festival 2004 
Under Heaven and Water, Mandags Dokumentar forår 2007
Klima und Mensch, Brunswiker Pavillon, Kiel 2019
Experimente, Brunswiker Pavillon, Kiel 2021




Dagbladet Politiken, 2. sektion, 26. november 1983
Politiken, 2. sektion, 23. august 1997
Hrymfaxe, Nr. 3, September 1997
Berlingske Tidende, 4. sektion, 17. oktober 1997
På Tobisfiskeri, Fiskeri- og Søfartsmuseet 2000
Kunstmagasinet Janus, Nr. 1, Marts 2014 
Kunstmagasinet Janus, Nr. 4, December 2015
René Fievé - en Kunstner på tværs, Forlaget Hrymfaxe 2019
An artist by the sea, Filmstriben 2020
Erik Hansen - a dark painter, Forlaget Hrymfaxe 2022
Kunstmagasinet Janus, Nr. 2, Juni 2023
Erik Hansen - Esbjerg´s dark painter, Filmstriben 2023


looking towards bressay, shetland islands

photo 2003: Hanne Louise Knudsen


Happy to meet the works of painter Anna Klindt Sørensen (1899-1985), photographer Holger Damgaard (1870-1945) and architect Ole Falkentorp (1886-1948).


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