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The King of

Kasperpedia An interview with Kasper Strömman by Nadja Sayej Finnish artist Kasper Strömman is the kind of guy who will press pause on some video art when talking about his own work in an art gallery – at least when interviewed for ArtStars* After tolling through Reykjavik, Iceland, I arrived in Helsinki, Finland to continue to uncover the 7 Unsolved Mysteries of the Art World as part of the ArtStars* World Tour – only to find a strangely self-boasting artist like Kasper Strömman in the world of evertimid Finns. We met at the Myymala2, an off-thebeaten-track basement gallery in the Uudenmaankatu design district where he was part of a group show featuring the latest crop of the storytelling-savvy Nordic art scene, riddled with an ever-abundant comic craze. Whether he’s painting eggs with markers or building lawn chairs from gargantuan playing cards, Kasper is a hovering tall hipster in safety glasses and plaid who could better be called a part-philosophic, part-mercurial gangster who has a knack for keeping it clever in an ever dim-witted art world.

Profile for Burner Magazine

Burner Magazine, issue 01 (September 2010)  

The inaugural issue of Burner Magazine, which aims to take the boring out of the literary and arts scenes.

Burner Magazine, issue 01 (September 2010)  

The inaugural issue of Burner Magazine, which aims to take the boring out of the literary and arts scenes.

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