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.

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

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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.

Photo: Ellen Friis

Photo: Ellen Friis

Photo: Ellen Friis

Photo: Ellen Friis

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Photo: Ellen Friis

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

Photo: Gert van der Pumperlei

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 the performance Smear for the first time in Denmark. 

http://www.ornalexanderamundason.com/

Om liveart_dk

Liveart.dk was founded in 2004 in Copenhagen to promote the discussion, documentation and development of live art in Denmark. The organisation is equally inspired by the imaginative and entertaining English Live Art tradition as by the theoretical and political German theatre tradition. We have organised 10 large international festivals of Live Art for kids and adults since 2004, and over 40 discussion events, books, video series, symposia and more in the field of live art, performance art, art criticism and documentation. We collaborate with theatres, music venues, art museums and festivals in Denmark and internationally.