Hlynur Helgason

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Lektor í listfræði við Háskóla Íslands. Assistant professor in art history and theory at the University of Iceland.
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Lektor í listfræði við Háskóla Íslands. Assistant professor in art history and theory at the University of Iceland.

Myndlist, málverk, samtímalist, vídeólist, gjörningalist, innsetningar, samhengislist, hugmyndalist, Deleuze, Lyotard, Bergson, fine art, painting, contemporary art, video art, performance, installation, contextual art, conceptual art.

Hlynur Helgason (f. 1961) starfar sem listfræðingur og myndlistarmaður í Reykjavík. / Works as an art theorist and artist in Reykjavík.

Hlynur Helgason (f. 1961) starfar sem listfræðingur og myndlistarmaður og er búsettur í Reykjavík. Hann lauk MA-prófi í myndlist frá Goldsmiths' College í London árið 1994 og doktorsprófi í Media Philosophy frá The European Graduate School árið 2011. Hann er í stöðu lektors í listfræði við Háskóla Íslands, formaður Listfræðafélags Íslands og formaður NORDIK, sambands listfræðinga á Norðurlöndum. Á undanförnum árum hefur hann einbeitt sér að rannsóknum á samhengi íslenskrar samtíðarlista og áhrifum hennar í sögulegu samhengi.Árið 2013 gaf hann út bókina Beyond within: post-cinematic possibilities of play and action, hjá Atropos Press í New York og Dresden.




Hlynur Helgason (born 1961) works as an art theorist and artist in Reykjavík, Iceland. He has a PhD in Media Philosophy from the European Graduate School. He is currently Assistant Professor in Art Theory and History at the University of Iceland, chair of the Icelandic Association for Art and chair of NORDIK, the Nordic Association of Art Historians. In recent years his research has concentrated on the context of contemporary art in Iceland, its effects and international connections. In 2013 he published his work, Beyond within: post-cinematic possibilities of play and action, with Atropos Press in New York and Dresden.