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 Marilyn ARSEM, Boston
 Mary AVERILL, New York
 Maurice BLOK, Lahti
 Soren DAHLGAARD, Copenhagen
 Peter DOBILL, New York
 Jessica HIGGINS, New York
 Erik HOKANSSON, New York
 Johanna HOUSEHOLDER, Toronto
 Erika KNERR, New York
 Magnus Logi KRISTINSSON, Helsinki
 Denis LUZURIAGA, New York
 Rita MARHAUG, Bergen
 Jill McDERMID, USA
 Mari NOVOTNY-JONES, Boston
 Denis ROMANOVSKI, Stockholm
 Peter ROSVIK, Vaasa
 Birgit SALLING HANSEN, Copenhagen
 Tony SCHWENSEN, Boston
 Jörgen SVENSSON, Gothenburg
 Joshua SELMAN, New York
 Kjetil SKOEIEN, Oslo
 Tomasz SZRAMA, Helsinki


Magnus Logi Kristinsson, Iceland

 

Born in 1975, lives and works in Espoo, Finland.

The work of Magnus Logi Kristinsson evolves around the notion of 'presence'. The precence of the 'things in this world', and not in the least: the presence of Magnus Logi Kristinsson himself. The act of 'list-reading', that he has refined trough years of thorough study, is focussed at rearticulating the obvious, mentioning the unnoticed, and proclaiming the already known. The performance-readings are done in such a way, that the lists of facts, things and relations serve as a podium for the one thing you will remember weeks after one of his 'list-reading': How Magnus Logi Kristinsson stood there, how he is engulfed by the things he mentions, how his stream of words surges forward, over the heads of the audience, out of the window, into the city and beyond it. Magnus declares the world is there! And maybe therefore it is...


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Magnus Logi Kristinsson. Painting List Performance.