ARoS Aarhus

AROS AARHUS ART MUSEUM | Aros Allé 2
DK-8000 Aarhus

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4. Dec. 2021 — 24. Apr. 2022

Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir - Shoplifter: Hypernature

At the end of 2021 Icelandic Shoplifter / Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir (b.1969), who represented Iceland at the Venice Biennale in 2019, takes over half the big gallery on level 1.

In Venice she had created the all-embracing immersive installation Chromo Sapiens, where she used synthetic hair as her main material. For Shoplifter hair constitutes a very special thread, growing from our bodies, which we utilise to display our differences. She views both artificial hair and real hair as unique sculptural materials that are just asking to be worked into ever new forms.