Örn Alexander Ámundason (IS)

Örn Alexander Ámundason Works for Live Art Denmark 2012 “Chews” at Samtalekøkken 2014 “Speculations on the Impact of Kurt Cobain” at Samtalekøkken 2015 “Smear” at Live art for Kids 2 2017 “Smear” at Live Art for Børn S/H Chews Örn Alexander performed “Chews” at Samtalekøkken in December 2012. In a witty if slightly disgusting comment on the art process he produced sculptural portraits of our audience from cookies, that he throroughly chewed live. For the first time in his performane work, he invited members of the audience to join him, and eight people accepted. Equipped with packets of biscuits, latex gloves and ceramic tiles, the artist asked each participant to […]

Páll Haukur Björnsson (IS)

Páll Haukur Björnsson Work for Live Art Danmark 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 Danmark 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 by waving 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 in Denmark (1997). He is the founder and artistic director of Kristján Ingimarsson Company (1998), as well as a freelance director, actor and performer. Kristján is […]