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Behind the Glass – Quotes about Books from Books about Books
Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson

72pg, 12x18x0.6cm, digital offset, staple bound, edition of 110
Oslo, Norway: Multinational Enterprises, 2020


"'Behind the Glass – Quotes about Books from Books about Books' is a book and an exhibition of books about books at the library of the Oslo National Academy of the Arts—including only books from Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson’s personal collection. The book is composed of statements, selected from each of the displayed books, reflecting on the nature of creating, collecting, publishing, or reading of artists’ books." — The Author


Contributed by the author.






Ten Exhibits
Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson

20pg, 21x29x0.3cm, digital offset, staple bound, 172/174
Oslo, Norway: Multinational Enterprises, 2019


"Ten Exhibits presents a body of work dealing with the relationship between language, image and location using the lingo of forensic photography. The project consists of evidence collected at exhibition openings combined with text excerpts from the galleries’ press releases. This artists’ book continues the tradition of publications from Multinational Enterprises addressing the juxtaposition between text and image, the sculptural potential of photography and how context and technology has a significant impact on content." — The Author


Contributed by the author.