Curator Leila Hasham invites artist Ragnar Kjartansson to the stage to discuss the themes and inspirations behind his first major retrospective in the UK in the first of a series of talks and tours exploring the exhibition.
The idea of a painting is so much in my performances and videos – it was never a dramatic switch. The dramatic thing was when I saw the light in art school…
Listen to the full conversation below:
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Ragnar Kjartansson takes place in the Art Gallery until Sunday 4 September.
Find out about our ongoing Ragnar Kjartansson events series, including weekly tours of the exhibition.