Recipients 2020

Artica Svalbard
1 Nov – 30 Nov 2020

Ignas Krunglevicius

Ignas Krunglevicius

Ignas Krunglevičius (b. 1979, Kaunas, Lithuania) currently lives and works in Oslo. He has received his MA in music composition from Norwegian Academy of Music in 2010.

From 2011 is co-directing the artist run exhibition space Podium Oslo. His installations, videos, and sculpture often combine sound, and text, where he explores the intermix between the agency of power, economy, nature and existential realities generated by global technological development.

Krunglevičius’ works have been exhibited at the OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shanghai, China; Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Russia; Kunsthall Oslo, Norway; Ultima, Oslo, Norway; Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, USA; Transmediale, HKW, Berlin, Germany; La Biennale di Venezia, Nordic pavilion, Italy and The 19th Sydney Biennial, Australia, amongst others.

During his residency Krunglevičius hosted an artists talk evening in which he discussed his past work and practice. The event was live-streamed on our social media platforms.