Ignas Krunglevičius (1979) was born in Lithuania, and currently lives and works in Oslo, Norway. He works as an artist and composer and manages the artist-run space Podium in Oslo.
Before Ignas Krunglevičius came to Oslo to do a master’s in music composition, he experienced the collapse of the Soviet Union and the bombastic arrival of modernity. His art is aimed at technology and humanity’s position in an ever-developing system-based society. A recurring theme is the the relationship between modernity, power and the permeating technology of modern times. His works display the political and existential realities which have come into existence in parallel with the global technological development.
Krunglevičius works with new media art, focusing mainly on text and sound in audio-visual installations. These are combined in examinations of the relationship between the human psyche and the experiences generated through technology.
Krunglevičius’ works have been exhibited at the Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Rusland; Kunsthall Oslo, Norway; Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, USA; Transmediale, HKW, Berlin, Germany; La Biennale di Venezia, Nordic pavilion, Italy and The 19th Sydney Biennial, Australia.