Hannes Lárusson (b. 1955) is one of the leading performance artists in Iceland. For over twenty-five years, his prolific production—which includes conceptual and performance art and installation in many media—has led to a celebrated exhibition record that spans a variety of countries in Europe as well as the U.S. and Canada.
Hannes studied at The Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, received a BA in philosophy from the University of Iceland, and an MFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax. In addition to his work as an artist, he is also active as a writer, critic and lecturer.