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Tumi Magnsson
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Galleries 01 - 03
February 9th - April 28th 2019

Tumi Magnsson (born 1957) studied at the Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts and the AKI in Enschede, The Netherlands.

The use of found objects, photographs, drawings and 8 mm films in the beginning of his career, led Magnsson in the early eighties to painting in a figurative style. During the next years his approach to painting developed into what can be described as an expanded and conceptual field rather than a traditional understanding of the medium. This culminated in series of works in which the experience of time in relation to physical space was a central aspect. Magnsson continued his research after the turn of the century, creating photographic installations, and video/audio installations, where the image and/or sound are perceived as a sculptural event.

Curator: Hlynur Hallsson.