Malin Lin Nordström

Multidisciplinary artist from Sweden/Taiwan • Currently based in Tromsø, Norway • about





In the Event of My Death

Installation and interactive performance, 2018
An exploration of death as a rite of passage, where the artist builds her own funeral ceremony in the intersection between secular and spiritual rituals in contemporary Sweden, Taiwan and Japan.





Ghosts of Revolutions Past

Site-specific sound installation, 2018
A tribute to workers, installed at Tromsø Business and Economics School. 





Holy Smokes

Interactive performance, video and sound, 2018
An exploration of rituals for healing and how they can be applied in a contemporary context.




Defying Decoherence

Site-specific performance, 2018
What if we are not located at a single time, but exist in a temporally scattered condition, spread out in time the same way we are spread out in space? An exploration of time and repetition.





Sage and Salt 

Site-specific performance, 2017
Exploring the act of walking as an inauguration ritual. 





The Heart is the Only Hunter
Text message piece, 2017

An exploration of love and loneliness through the medium of the audience’s own cell phones.





Try It, You’ll Like It
Photograph and fanzine, 2017
A search for the feeling of belonging and attempt to understand how it might be materialized through traditional costumes; raising questions about cultural appropriation and its implications.





Swim with Dolphins

Video, 3 min 40 s, 2017
In lifestyle blogs and on social media we share our dreams freely. But how do we really spend our free time? Ordinary Swedish people tell their stories anonymously on large internet forums such as Familjeliv and Flashback.





Forbidden Fire

Embroidery on used pillow cases, 2017
The dreams of one stranger meet the dreams of another. 




Spotless Overnight

Series of photographs, 2017
A peek into the most private place in our homes, in a time when our dwellings have become yet another stage for self-realization and projection of identity and lifestyle. 





Vapour Trails

Series of photographs, 2016
An examination of the places in a city where the ghost of somebody long gone still lingers. 





Statistisk signifikans

Series of diagrams, 2015
An investigation of mathematical language and how it can be used to approach emotional experiences.