Photo: Linda Persson in Sweden,Stockholm / U.K, London

Linda Persson

Artist, Film-maker, Curator, Project manager, Lecturer / academic

My work is quite fluid between activities within the artistic discipline. It doesn’t necessarily have a solid form but rather fluctuate between ‘things’ that can be seen incompatible or unlike. And it is here, through these incompatibilities or failures where the translation of ideas into something more solid, like an object or a film emerge and take form. This often produces works that are slightly ‘off’ and awkwardly plump, cheeky and perhaps even stupid. To give my methods a framework I would emphasize its concern with the breakdown of language and our embodied relation between historical monuments, ruins and general stuff, both from the human and non-human world. When things are dematerialized and digitized to an increasing extent, one seems to forget about their finitude and fallibility: that everything inevitably breaks down, decays & disintegrates. It is in this gap where something else can surface, something we are yet to know. read full statement

Location Sweden,Stockholm / U.K, London
Activities Lecturing, Practice-based research, Residencies, Workshops, Curating
Artforms Drawing, Film & Video, Photography, Sculpture, Sound
Tags textile, text, performance, languages, dereliction, ruins, installation, choreography
Website http://www.lindapersson.org

News & Events

  • Residency Treigna Projet, France

    2,5 weeks residency at Treignac Projet, France http://treignacprojet.tumblr.com/

  • Top of the World, Sámi Centre for Contemporary Art, June/July 2014

    14/04/2014 – 20/07/2014
    Sámi Centre for Contemporary Art

    Top of the World, is the inaugural exhibition of the new premises of Sami Center for Contemporary Art, Norway Monica Edmondson Roger Mullin Joar Nango Linda Persson Outi Pieski & Lindsay Seers

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  • Top of the World, Sámi Centre for Contemporary Art, June/July 2014

    Top of the World, is the inaugural exhibition of the new premises of Sami Center for Contemporary Art, Norway Monica Edmondson Roger Mullin Joar Nango Linda Persson Outi Pieski & Lindsay Seers