Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson

Person of Interest

Based on a number of meetings with psychics, the exhibition presents four conversations about four found photographs, embodied through the voices of Synnøve Sizou G. Wetten, Brynjar Åbel Bandlien, Mette Edvardsen and the artist himself. The sound design is by Vilde Ilkama Nupen and light design by Ole Marius Bakke.

Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson (b. 1977, Reykjavík, Iceland) lives and works in Oslo, Norway. Other exhibitions include “Recent Works and Other Myths”, MELK, Oslo; “Sinking Holes, Circles, Holes and Other Holes”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; “NORMALITY IS THE NEW AVANT-GARDE”, Kópavogur Art Museum; “Artists‘ Books for Everything”, Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen; “Dislocating Surfaces”, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo; “Proposals for Commissioned Work”, Bruch & Dallas, Cologne; “Books & Co.”, Gagosian Gallery, New York; “The Library of Babel/In and Out of Place”, Zabludowicz Collection, London; “A Book Between Two Stools”, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels; “A Narrow Scene of Hypothetical Circumstances”, Fotogalleriet, Oslo; and “Norwegian Sculpture Biennale”, The Vigeland Museum, Oslo.

The exhibition is supported by Norsk Fotografisk Fond, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond and Fond for lyd og bilde.