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Multinational Enterprises (NO)

Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson is an artist, self-publisher and artists’ book collector—currently based in Oslo, Norway. In 2012 he established Multinational Enterprises as a platform for his publications, exploring different themes in which instrumentality is juxtaposed with temporality, yet also infused with consumer aesthetics and technical misunderstandings.

Multinational Enterprises
Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson
Rosenhoffgata 4B
0569 Oslo
+47 97 76 95 55

Curated for
CHART

For CHART 2021, Multinational Enterprises will be showcasing a number of artists’ books as well as an installation by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson. The piece Untitled (Newspaper) is concurrently printed matter, a sculpture and a newspaper. It is free to take for the audience and will shrink and possibly disappears altogether during the fair.

Behind the Glass – Quotes about Books from Books about Books, Artist's book by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, Published by Multinational Enterprises

Behind the Glass – Quotes about Books from Books about Books, Artist's book by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, Published by Multinational Enterprises

Holes (Revisited Edition), Artist's book by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, Published by Multinational Enterprises

Holes [Special Edition], Brick, book, stainless steel rods and nuts, 22,8 x 10,9 x 9,8 cm, Edition of 8, Signed and numbered by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson

Holes [Special Edition], Brick, book, stainless steel rods and nuts, 22,8 x 10,9 x 9,8 cm, Edition of 8, Signed and numbered by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson

Holes [Special Edition], Brick, book, stainless steel rods and nuts, 19 x 10,9 x 9,8 cm, Edition of 8, Signed and numbered by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson

Installation view, Untitled (Newspaper), Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson. Coldset print on 70 gsm. Graphoinvent paper, Dimensions variable

Collected Good and Bad Ideas, Artist's book by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson Published by Multinational Enterprises

Untitled (Newspaper), Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson. Coldset print on 70 gsm. Graphoinvent paper, Artist's book, Published by Multinational Enterprises

Holes (Revisited Edition), Artist's book by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson. Published by Multinational Enterprises

Splitting, Artist's book by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson. Published by Multinational Enterprises

Untitled (Newspaper), Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson. Coldset print on 70 gsm. Graphoinvent paper, Artist's book, Published by Multinational Enterprises

Untitled (Newspaper), Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson. Coldset print on 70 gsm. Graphoinvent paper, Artist's book, Published by Multinational Enterprises

Bookworks by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, Poster, Published by Multinational Enterprises

Bookworks by Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson, Poster, Published by Multinational Enterprises

Installation view. Untitled (Newspaper), Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson. Coldset print on 70 gsm. Graphoinvent paper, Dimensions variable