Olafur eliasson

Olafur Eliasson (Icelandic: Ólafur Elíasson; born 1967) is a Danish-Icelandic artist known for sculptures and large-scale installation art employing elemental materials such as light, water, and air temperature to enhance the viewer’s experience. In 1995 he established Studio Olafur Eliasson in Berlin, a laboratory for spatial research. Olafur represented Denmark at the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003 and later that year installed The Weather Project in the Turbine Hall of Tate Modern, London.

 

Olafur has engaged in a number of projects in public space, including the intervention Green river, carried out in various cities between 1998 and 2001; the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2007, London, a temporary pavilion designed with the Norwegian architect Kjetil Thorsen; and The New York City Waterfalls, commissioned by Public Art Fund in 2008. 2009-2014 he was a professor at the Berlin University of the Arts and since 2014 he is an adjunct professor at the Alle School of Fine Arts and Design in Addis Abeba.

 

Olafur Eliasson has been exhibited throug Stalke Galleri from the really beginning from 1990 to 2002, on many solo and group shows and has lot of influence to the Gallery on many levels.