Ásmundur Ásmundsson has held twenty-one solo exhibitions since 1993, has participated in over fifty group exhibitions and executed five dozen performances and art interventions. He has written numerous articles for magazines and newspapers, held lectures and talks and written and executed programs for radio and television. Ásmundur works with various mediums and has a wide-ranging arena and subject matters. Public performances, interventions and outdoor sculptures are a major part of his work and work processes, as well as installations, writings, collages and drawings.
Solo exhibitions include: The Motivational Pang at KNPSU, Bergen, Norway, Hole at the Reykjavík Art Museum, Into the Firmament at South-Southwest, Keflavík, Iceland, G.A.M.A.N at Kling & Bang Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland and The Black Period at Rock’s Box Fine Arts in Portland, Oregon, USA.
Group exhibitions include: Wo das Gras grüner ist in Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein; Nordic Art Triennial in Eskilstuna, Sweden; Koddu at the Living Art Museum and The Alliance House; Favored Nations /5th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art in Moss, Norway; It’s Not Your Fault at Luhring Augustine in New York and Sjonlist 2012 at the Akureyri Art Museum.
Performances. Public performances and interventions are a major part of his work and work processes Ásmundur has executed over seventy performances, alone and in collaboration with others.
Curatorial Work. Ásmundur has been the curator of six exhibitions, in collaboration with other curators or independently, notably the controversial Koddu at the Living Art Museum and The Alliance House, in 2011.
Publication. Ásmundur has written over sixty articles for magazines and newspapers, held number of lectures and talks, worked on programs for radio and television. He has published three books; Dear Friends – A Collection of Speeches, Útúrdúr 2010; Diana in the Snow, Omdúrman 2008 and 101 Artist’s Quotes, AKUSA 1996.
1994-96 School of Visual Arts. MFA, New York, USA.
1990-93 Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1989-90 The Art College of Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland.