Jan 16, 2014

Humor is a point of view that can be perceived in different ways and target different situations. It can serve as everything from a criticism of politics to a harmless stab at trivial, everyday matters. The humor of Danish artist HuskMitNavn distinguishes his work, which challenges the self, societal norms, and the unspoken.

We met HuskMitNavn as he prepared for his exhibition at Ruttkowski;68 gallery. The Hanging showcases HuskMitNavn’s work next to that of fellow artist Michael Swaney. The ambiguous title refers both to the everyday act of hanging art on a wall and the once-common spectacle of publicly hanging a criminal for the entertainment of the masses.

Read the full interview in the printed issue of Wertical.

Release: 2014.

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