fredag 16 november 2012

Klas Eriksson - Artist Talk

Swedish Artist Klas Eriksson Presents his work on Tuesday 20.11. 15.30PM
Lecture room at 4th floor (Allegro C B2 464 / Centria)

Klas Eriksson is interested in control, power and limitations. He expresses himself through performance, video and sculpture.
Klas Eriksson’s point of departure is mass-culture, where, employing various strategies, he explores our notions of authenticity, power and artistic expression.
Klas Eriksson has always enjoyed doing his own thing, establishing a communicative immediacy, which is both visually and conceptually innovative.
His works often borrow their expressions from popular culture, subculture and various power structures.
Other sources of inspiration include: Marina Abramovic & Ulay, Vito Acconci, Judy Chicago,Friedrich Nietzsche, Francis Alÿs, Michel Foucault, Kristin Lucas, Mike Smith and Chantal Mouffe.

(Image stolen from his website)

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