Örn Alexander Ámundason (IS)

Örn Alexander Ámundason Örn Alexander Ámundason is an icelandic performance artist, who lives and works in Malmö, Sweden. He produces humoristic and powerful images with simple means, and is also influenced by the old icelandic traditions of singing/song-writing. He performed “Chews” at Samtalekøkkenet, December 2012, modelling sculptures of guests out of cookies, that he munched live. He performed a performance lecture about Kurt Cobain at Samtalekøkkenet, April 2014. He also performed the work “Smear” at Live art for Kids in Kristianstad  Oct 31st and Ystad, Nov 1st 2015. After the performance we asked the kids to draw the performance as a starting point for discussion At Live Art for Børn S/H he showed […]

Páll Haukur Björnsson (IS)

Páll Haukur Björnsson Work for Live Art Denmark 2012: Performance at Samtalekøkken Performance At Samtalekøkken in October 2012 Páll presented a remote control performance. He got Jens Bäckvall, a Danish artist collegue, to try to climb a mountain of loosely stacked books in his place as a stand in. While a loud discussion was going on in the main space, Jens quietly tried again and again to scale the fragile mountain, re-stacked the books that fell off, and tried again, finally reaching out for two signs high up on the walls of Nikolaj Kunsthal that read “Enlightenment” and “Pussy”. Which of these two goals he strived to reach (or maybe […]

Kristján Ingimarsson (IS/DK)

Kristján Ingimarsson Work for Live Art Denmark 2011 “Fools of the World, Unite” at Samtalekøkken Fools of the World, Unite A clown program with Kristján dressed up as a super hero, animating the audience to take back their creative freedom and wave red flags with yellow flowers on them. About the Artist Kristján Ingimarsson (b. 1968). Originally from Iceland. Moved to Denmark in 1992. Trained, among other places, at the School of Stage Arts (the actors’ school at the performance art theatre Cantabile 2, DK), 1997. Founder and artistic director of Kristján Ingimarsson Company (1998), as well as freelance director, actor and performer. Kristján is a multitalented artist in the […]