Installation view "Tales from the Underworld", Galerie Nordenhake Berlin 2021

Runo Lagomarsino

Runo Lagomarsino was born in Lund, Sweden in 1977 and lives and works in Malmö  and São Paulo.

In 2021, he had a solo exhibition at Lunds KonsthalI in Sweden. In 2019 Lagomarsino was awarded The Friends of Moderna Museet Sculpture Prize, with a parallel solo exhibition at Moderna Museet, Stockholm. He participated in the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015 as well as exhibitions in The Göteborg International Biennale for Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit and the Reina Sofia, Madrid in the same year. Other recent solo exhibitions include venues such as the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas in 2018, La Criée Centre d’art Contemporain, Rennes and Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, both in 2015. Group participations include The Phillips Collection, Washington DC, USA, Daadgalerie, Berlin, DE, and Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm (all in 2019), Colección FEMSA, Centro Cultural La Moneda, Santiago, RCH,   Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea (PAC), Milan, MAM-Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg, Vienna, La XIII Bienal FEMSA, Zacatecas (all in 2018),  LACMA, Los Angeles, US, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, US and Kadist, San Franscisco, US (all in 2017). 

Lagomarsino’s work can be found in public collections including Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Modern Art, New York, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guandong, Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, Coppel Collection, Mexico City, Kiasma Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki, Malmö Museum of Modern Art, Malmö, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, The National Museum of Art, Oslo and Teixeira de Freitas Art Collection, Lisbon.

Installation View, Runo Lagomarsino. The Square between the Walls, Lunds konsthall, 12 June – 29 August 2021, curated by Debora Voges; Photo: Daniel Zachrisson

Freedom for Fire, 2020, iron, candles, lightbulbs and cables, here 10 lamps and 10 candle holders
Yo tambien soy humo / I am also smoke, 2020, video, 3:16 min

Words which really were clouds (The Geography of Hunger), 2019-2020, burned parchment paper, 43 x 38.5 cm each

America I use your name in vain, 2019, 16 mm film transferred to HD with sound

America I use your name in vain, 2019, 16 mm film transferred to HD with sound

We live on the ruins of previous futures, 2015 - 2019,
burned light bulbs collected in the artist's apartments, and glass jars, variable dimensions

Parenthesis, 2018, school map, overhead projector and nails

Screwed into the ground, nailed into the past, 2018, paper print, copper and metal, 6 × 102 × 27 cm

Screwed into the ground, nailed into the past, 2018, detail

The Obelisk (one obelisk too many?), 2018, wood, copper and wine cork, 162 × 13 × 9 cm

Every day people follow signs pointing to some place which is not their home, 2018, performance project on the E line from Copenhagen Central Station to Køge and KØS Museum of Art in Public Spaces

La place entre les murs, 2017, 40 gelatin silver prints and extraction of silver from the used photographic fixer, prints 26.7 x 40 cm (each); silver 1 x 1 x 1cm

La place entre les murs, 2017, detail

AmericaAmnesia, 2017, ink applied on wall, two rubber stamps and black ink, variable size

Como Si Fuera Piedra la Arena / As if the stones were sand, 2015, HD Video, 5 min

Sea Grammar, 2015, Dia Projection loop, 80 perforated images in a slide projection carousel with timer, variable projection size

Pergamon (A Place in Things), 2014, incandescent bulbs, fluorescent tubes, halogen lamps and other light devices from the Pergamon Museum, Berlin, 500 x 600 x 75 cm

Pergamon (A Place in Things), 2014, detail

Violent Objects, 2014, wood and golden sheets, 64 corners, each 14 x 14 x 28 cm

Stolen Light (Abstracto en Dorado), 2013, composition gold leaf applied to the wall, cabinet with lightbulbs, and neon tubes stolen from the Ethnological Museum, Berlin, variable dimensions

Las Casas Is Not a Home, 2008-2010, objects, collages, photographies, video, sculptures and shelfs, variable dimensions

We all Laughed at Christopher Columbus, 2003, singel slideprojection on MDF, 45,5 x 25,5 x 42,5 cm