About Gardar Eide Einarsson
Gardar Eide Einarsson was born in 1976 in Norway. He currently lives and works in Tokyo (Japan) and New York (US).
Gardar Eide Einarsson is an artist whose work encompasses installation, printmaking, painting and sculpture. In his work, he critically explores various forms of social transgression and arguments for political subversion and appropriates and recontextualizes imagery from subcultures. His artistic practice comprises a wide range of media, such as text, installations, and drawing. Einarsson’s work incorporates acts of appropriation and the re-contextualization of imagery and information. He adopts and endows elements of cultural ephemera with a political charge, attempting to transform various materials into signifiers of dissent. His sources range from book cover graphics, mail-order catalogues, police instruction manuals, everyday objects and institutional architecture.
Gardar Eide Einarsson is represented by V1 Gallery.