A protest on the grand scheme of things
Minister of Art started the lifelong performance HopArt in 2002 and it has been a continiuum project ever since. Jumps has been carried out in performances around the world courtesy of Ministry of Art & Jump.
To go jump in the lake is the ultimate protest. Every HopArt jump is performed as a protest against the scheme of things. A protest list is presented and the audience can list things they would like to protest against. When the jump is carried out the problems are solved.
HopArt has also been interpreted as a reflection over the scape-goat phenomena. In fact the Minister has been referred to as the jumping Jesus...
HopArt goes to Norrbotten August 1-18 2012. A five jump tour of the biggest rivers in Norrbotten. Jump # 1: 2012-08-01 Edefors, Video - Images. Jump # 2: 2012-08-04 Sikfors, Video - Images. Jump # 3: 2012-08-05 Lassbyn, Video - Images. Jump # 4: 2012-08-17 Bondersbyn, Video - Images. Jump # 5: 2012-08-18 Svanstein, Video - Images. The Tour was arranged by PAiN - Performance Art in Norrbotten.
London (England), Serpentine Lake Hyde Park 2012-07-15. PoliNation 2nd International Micro Nation Conference. Video - Images
Eslöv (Sweden), Trollsjön 2011-05-28. Kulturskolans Dag. Video - Images
Ladonia. (Arild, Sweden). 2010-07-31. Nimis 30 years, "Anschluss". Video -
Uppsala (Sweden), Friction Performance Festival. 2010-06-12 - Video 1 + Video 2
Eslöv (Sweden), Trollsjön - Trollsjöparken. 2010-05-29 Cancelled
Hammenhög (Sweden), LUR Performance festival. 2009-09-11 - Images
Växjö (Sweden), Bergkvara Gård. 2007-09-08 - Video - Images
Victoria (Canada), Inner Harbor - Open Space. 2007-07-09 - Video - Images
Kelowna (Canada), Okanagan Lake - Alternator. 2007-07-28 - Images
Vancouver (Canada), Granville Loop Park - 536. 2007-06-20 - Video - Images
Eslöv (Sweden), Town Square. 2006-09-19
Ladonia. (Arild, Sweden). 2006-07-29
Helsingborg (Sweden), Inner Harbor. 2006-07-16 - Images
Ladonia. (Arild, Sweden). 2005-07-31
Kalmar (Sweden), Kalmar Art Museum. 2004-08-28 - Images
Ladonia (Arild, Sweden). 2004-08-01
Upperud (Sweden), Dalslands Museum. 2004-05-23 - Images
Helsinki (Finland), Harakka Island - Amorph!03. 2003-08-31 - Images - Video
Gothenburg (Sweden), Bältesspännarparken. 2003-08-16 - News Article
Malmö (Sweden), Harbor canal. 2002-09- 28 - News Article + Article 2
Vänersborg (Sweden), Harbor canal. 2002-09-22 - Images
Vänersborg (Sweden), Harbor canal. 2002-08-31 - News Article - Images
Trollhättan (Sweden), river Göta /Trollhättan canal. 2002-08-24 - Article - Images
Mölle (Sweden), Inner harbor. 2002-07-27 - Images
Ladonia. (Arild, Sweden). 2002-07-20 + 21 - Images
Borås (Sweden), river Viskan. 2002-07-18 - News Article - Images
Trollhättan (Sweden), Trial - News Article - Images