Icelandic Art Center
Icelandic Art Center
Hlynur Hallsson

Hlynur Hallsson (b. 1968) lives and works in Hanover and Akureyri. He studied at the Akureyri School of Visual Arts, the Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, and at FH Hannover, HfbK Hamburg, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Since 1999 he has held lectureships at the Akureyri School of Visual Arts and the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Through photography, text, installation, and performance, Hlynur explores concepts such as political imperialism, national and cultural borders in a globalizing world, and communication across lines of difference. Drawing inspiration from a wide variety of sources, his material ranges from transnational politics to everyday activities such as going to the swimming pool or building snow houses.
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