Amanda Moström

The Swedish artist Amanda Moström deals primarily with the erotic, albeit in an unconventional sense. Subtly humorous and rich in psychosexual undertones, her photographic work frequently appropriates familiar imagery and transforms it into something more provocative and intimate, complicating it with restaging or re-contextualisation. Her interest in expansive forms of sensuality extends to her bronzes, which upend the medium’s associations with solemnity and multiplicity by existing as one-off pieces that are deliberately imperfect, showing signs of human touch. Moström is inspired by the writing of the theorist Audre Lorde, who was quick to separate eroticism from the strictly pornographic or explicit, reclassifying it as “the personification of love in all its aspects.” Throughout her practice, Moström explores the conceptual and physical potential of softness, upending a cultural hierarchy that often prizes hardness and solidity instead, both materially and emotionally. The resulting works coax the viewer, made complicit by the act of looking, into confronting their own boundaries and preconceptions.

b. 1991, Umeå, Sweden (SE)
Lives and works between Ålbo, SE and London, UK

Education
2016

BA Fine Art Sculpture, City and Guilds, London, UK

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2023

itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, UK

2019

Participating in a chair, Castor, London, UK

Matriarch beach, Galerie Chloe Salgado, Paris, FR

2018

Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, Castor, London, UK

Group Exhibitions
2024

SL x RE, Silke Lindner, New York, US (forthcoming)

2022

SEX, Rose Easton, London, UK

2020

Under the volcano, Studio Block m74, Mexico City, MX

2019

Room 237, Bubenberg and Contemporaines, Paris, FR

Hopp och Lek Pt.2, a collaborative project with Lucas Dupuy, Block House, Tokyo, JP

2018

Architecture of Change, Void Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland

2017

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Block 336, London, UK

Amanda Moström, Sweetmeat, 2023, Dates, alpacca fleece, mixed media, 80 x 110 x 40 cm

Amanda Moström, Sweetmeat, 2023, Dates, alpacca fleece, mixed media, 80 x 110 x 40 cm

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Amanda Moström, Sweetmeat, 2023 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Sweetmeat, 2023 (detail)

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The Reactor, The Sunday Painter, London, 2023

The Reactor, The Sunday Painter, London, 2023

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The Reactor, The Sunday Painter, London, 2023

The Reactor, The Sunday Painter, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström, Sucking Ice 1, 2023, Bottles, water, zip ties, silver-plated bronze, 35 x 30 x 32cm

Amanda Moström, Sucking Ice 1, 2023, Bottles, water, zip ties, silver-plated bronze, 35 x 30 x 32cm

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Amanda Moström, Sucking Ice 2, 2023, Bottles, water, zip ties, silver-plated bronze, 35 x 30 x 32cm

Amanda Moström, Sucking Ice 2, 2023, Bottles, water, zip ties, silver-plated bronze, 35 x 30 x 32cm

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Amanda Moström, Sucking Ice 3, 2023, Bottles, water, zip ties, silver-plated bronze, 35 x 30 x 32cm

Amanda Moström, Sucking Ice 3, 2023, Bottles, water, zip ties, silver-plated bronze, 35 x 30 x 32cm

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Amanda Moström, Sucking Ice 4, 2023, Bottles, water, zip ties, silver-plated bronze, 35 x 30 x 32cm

Amanda Moström, Sucking Ice 4, 2023, Bottles, water, zip ties, silver-plated bronze, 35 x 30 x 32cm

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The Reactor, The Sunday Painter, London, 2023

The Reactor, The Sunday Painter, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström Prosit, 2023 Pennie’s fleece, wood, UV printed aluminium, velvet 95 x 72 x 11 cm

Amanda Moström, Prosit, 2023, Pennie’s fleece, wood, UV printed aluminium, velvet, 95 x 72 x 11 cm

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Amanda Moström, Prosit, 2023 (alternative view)

Amanda Moström, Prosit, 2023 (alternative view)

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Amanda Moström, Prosit, 2023 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Prosit, 2023 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Bless You, 2023, Kakan’s fleece, wood, UV printed aluminium, velvet, 95 x 72 x 11 cm

Amanda Moström, Bless You, 2023, Kakan’s fleece, wood, UV printed aluminium, velvet, 95 x 72 x 11 cm

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Amanda Moström, Bless You, 2023 (alternative view)

Amanda Moström, Bless You, 2023 (alternative view)

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Amanda Moström, Bless You, 2023 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Bless You, 2023 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström, Encore; Again, Once More, 2023, Grandmother’s photographs, fish tank PVC sheet, artist frame, 85 x 60 x 3 cm

Amanda Moström, Encore; Again, Once More, 2023, Grandmother’s photographs, fish tank PVC sheet, artist frame, 85 x 60 x 3 cm

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Amanda Moström, Encore; Again, Once More, 2023 (alternative view)

Amanda Moström, Encore; Again, Once More, 2023 (alternative view)

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Amanda Moström, Encore; Again, Once More, 2023 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Encore; Again, Once More, 2023 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström, Teeny (1), 2023, silver-plated bronze, 3 x 6.5 x 3 cm

Amanda Moström, Teeny (1), 2023, silver-plated bronze, 3 x 6.5 x 3 cm

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Amanda Moström, Teeny (2), 2023, silver-plated bronze, 5.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm

Amanda Moström, Teeny (2), 2023, silver-plated bronze, 5.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm

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Amanda Moström, Teeny (3), 2023, silver-plated bronze, 3.5 x 3 x 4 cm

Amanda Moström, Teeny (3), 2023, silver-plated bronze, 3.5 x 3 x 4 cm

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Amanda Moström, Teeny (3), 2023 (alternative view)

Amanda Moström, Teeny (3), 2023 (alternative view)

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Amanda Moström, Teeny (4), 2023, silver-plated bronze, 4 x 7 x 4 cm

Amanda Moström, Teeny (4), 2023, silver-plated bronze, 4 x 7 x 4 cm

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Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström, Encore, 13-89 7., 2023, Grandmother’s photograph, fish tank PVC sheet, artist frame, 30 x 30 x 3 cm

Amanda Moström, Encore, 13-89 7., 2023, Grandmother’s photograph, fish tank PVC sheet, artist frame, 30 x 30 x 3 cm

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Amanda Moström, Encore, 13-89 7., 2023 (alternative view)

Amanda Moström, Encore, 13-89 7., 2023 (alternative view)

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Amanda Moström, Encore, 13-89 7., 2023 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Encore, 13-89 7., 2023 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Encore, 4-9-91 4., 2023, Grandmother’s photograph, fish tank PVC sheet, artist frame, 30 x 30 x 3 cm

Amanda Moström, Encore, 4-9-91 4., 2023, Grandmother’s photograph, fish tank PVC sheet, artist frame, 30 x 30 x 3 cm

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Amanda Moström, Encore, 4-9-91 4., 2023 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Encore, 4-9-91 4., 2023 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Encore, 01-09-02, 2023, Grandmother’s photograph, fish tank PVC sheet, artist frame, 30 x 30 x 3 cm

Amanda Moström, Encore, 01-09-02, 2023, Grandmother’s photograph, fish tank PVC sheet, artist frame, 30 x 30 x 3 cm

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Amanda Moström, Encore, 01-09-02, 2023 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Encore, 01-09-02, 2023 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

Amanda Moström, itsanosofadog *It’s an arse of a dog, Rose Easton, London, 2023

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Amanda Moström, No Joy Without Mourning (Warm but not Flushed), 2023, Audio made with Joseph June Bond, perforated rose grill, 40 minutes

Amanda Moström, No Joy Without Mourning (Warm but not Flushed), 2023, Audio made with Joseph June Bond, perforated rose grill, 40 minutes

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Amanda Moström, No Joy Without Mourning (Warm but not Flushed), 2023 (alternative view)

Amanda Moström, No Joy Without Mourning (Warm but not Flushed), 2023 (alternative view)

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy, Rose Easton at NADA Miami 2022

Amanda Moström, Don Joy, Rose Easton at NADA Miami 2022

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Namio Harukawa, 2022, Giclée print, velvet mount, frame, 65 x 47 x 3 cm

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Namio Harukawa, 2022, Giclée print, velvet mount, frame, 65 x 47 x 3 cm

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Namio Harukawa, 2022 (alternative view)

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Namio Harukawa, 2022 (alternative view)

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Namio Harukawa, 2022 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Namio Harukawa, 2022 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Namio Harukawa (face sitting), 2022, Giclée print, velvet mount, frame, 65 x 47 x 3 cm

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Namio Harukawa (face sitting), 2022, Giclée print, velvet mount, frame, 65 x 47 x 3 cm

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Namio Harukawa (face sitting), 2022 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Namio Harukawa (face sitting), 2022 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Wet is smoke, 2022, Bronze, 10 x 30 x 16 cm

Amanda Moström, Wet is smoke, 2022, Bronze, 10 x 30 x 16 cm

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Amanda Moström, Wet is smoke, 2022 (alternative view)

Amanda Moström, Wet is smoke, 2022 (alternative view)

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Amanda Moström, Wet is smoke, 2022 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Wet is smoke, 2022 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Anna Nicole Smith and J. Howard Marshall (Snog), 2022, Giclée print, velvet mount, frame, 65 x 47 x 3 cm

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Anna Nicole Smith and J. Howard Marshall (Snog), 2022, Giclée print, velvet mount, frame, 65 x 47 x 3 cm

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Anna Nicole Smith and J. Howard Marshall (Snog), 2022 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Anna Nicole Smith and J. Howard Marshall (Snog), 2022 (detail)

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SEX, Rose Easton, 26 February - 9 April 2022

SEX, Rose Easton, 26 February - 9 April 2022

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Amanda Moström, We, 2018, Bronze, 30 x 18 x 21 cm

Amanda Moström, We, 2018, Bronze, 30 x 18 x 21 cm

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Amanda Moström, We, 2018 (detail)

Amanda Moström, We, 2018 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Know, 2018, Bronze, 45 x 24 x 10 cm

Amanda Moström, Know, 2018, Bronze, 45 x 24 x 10 cm

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Amanda Moström, Know, 2018 (alternative view)

Amanda Moström, Know, 2018 (alternative view)

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Amanda Moström, Nothing, 2022 (alternative view)

Amanda Moström, Nothing, 2022 (alternative view)

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Amanda Moström, Nothing, 2022, Bronze, silk bows, 40 x 24 x 20 cm

Amanda Moström, Nothing, 2022, Bronze, silk bows, 40 x 24 x 20 cm

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SEX, Rose Easton, 26 February - 9 April 2022

SEX, Rose Easton, 26 February - 9 April 2022

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SEX, Rose Easton, 26 February - 9 April 2022

SEX, Rose Easton, 26 February - 9 April 2022

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra, 2022, Giclée print, framed, Print: 14.8 x 10.2 cm, Framed: 65 x 47 cm

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra, 2022, Giclée print, framed, Print: 14.8 x 10.2 cm, Framed: 65 x 47 cm

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra, 2022 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra, 2022 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Tom of Finland, The Pleasure of Play, 2022, Giclée print, framed, Print: 14.8 x 10.2 cm, Framed: 65 x 47 cm

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Tom of Finland, The Pleasure of Play, 2022, Giclée print, framed, Print: 14.8 x 10.2 cm, Framed: 65 x 47 cm

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Tom of Finland, The Pleasure of Play, 2022 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Tom of Finland, The Pleasure of Play, 2022 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Anna Nicole Smith and J. Howard Marshall, 2022, Giclée print, framed, Print: 10.2 x 14.8 cm, Framed: 65 x 47 cm

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Anna Nicole Smith and J. Howard Marshall, 2022, Giclée print, framed, Print: 10.2 x 14.8 cm, Framed: 65 x 47 cm

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Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Anna Nicole Smith and J. Howard Marshall, 2022 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Don Joy: Anna Nicole Smith and J. Howard Marshall, 2022 (detail)

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Habitual, Castor Gallery, London, 2020

Habitual, Castor Gallery, London, 2020

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Missing caption

Amanda Moström, It’s a bit difficult to care, 2020, Bronze, lycra, ink, 30 x 30 cm

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Amanda Moström, Participating in a chair, Castor, London, 2019

Amanda Moström, Participating in a chair, Castor, London, 2019

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Amanda Moström, Participating in a chair, Castor, London, 2019

Amanda Moström, Participating in a chair, Castor, London, 2019

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Amanda Moström, Toya, 2019, MDF, Plexi, Flowers, Birdtoys, Fabric, Lights, 202 x 120 x 51cm

Amanda Moström, Toya, 2019, MDF, Plexi, Flowers, Birdtoys, Fabric, Lights, 202 x 120 x 51cm

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Amanda Moström, Toya, 2019 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Toya, 2019 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Participating in a chair, Castor, London, 2019

Amanda Moström, Participating in a chair, Castor, London, 2019

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Amanda Moström, Rosen, 2019, bronze, fabric, paper, 108 x 65 x 27cm

Amanda Moström, Rosen, 2019, bronze, fabric, paper, 108 x 65 x 27cm

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Amanda Moström, Rosen, 2019 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Rosen, 2019 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Matriarch Beach, Galerie Chloe Salgado, Paris, 2018

Amanda Moström, Matriarch Beach, Galerie Chloe Salgado, Paris, 2018

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Amanda Moström, Matriarch Beach, Galerie Chloe Salgado, Paris, 2018

Amanda Moström, Matriarch Beach, Galerie Chloe Salgado, Paris, 2018

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Amanda Moström, Cocos, 2019, Lycra, ink, rope and steel, 184 x 65 x 120 cm

Amanda Moström, Cocos, 2019, Lycra, ink, rope and steel, 184 x 65 x 120 cm

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Amanda Moström, Cocos, 2019 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Cocos, 2019 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, Castor, London, 2018

Amanda Moström, Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, Castor, London, 2018

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Amanda Moström, Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, 2018, bronze, synthetic hemp rope, 50 x 25 x 20 cm (rope dimensions variable)

Amanda Moström, Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, 2018, bronze, synthetic hemp rope, 50 x 25 x 20 cm (rope dimensions variable)

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Amanda Moström, Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, 2018 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, 2018 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Hook, 2018, bronze, 15 x 15 cm

Amanda Moström, Hook, 2018, bronze, 15 x 15 cm

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Amanda Moström, Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, Castor, London, 2018

Amanda Moström, Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, Castor, London, 2018

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Amanda Moström, Silly ass, 2018, sheepskin, wood, rubber, foam, synthetic hemp rope, 40 x 20 cm (rope dimensions variable)

Amanda Moström, Silly ass, 2018, sheepskin, wood, rubber, foam, synthetic hemp rope, 40 x 20 cm (rope dimensions variable)

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Amanda Moström, Silly ass, 2018 (detail)

Amanda Moström, Silly ass, 2018 (detail)

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Amanda Moström, Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, Castor, London, 2018

Amanda Moström, Doing it in the park, doing it after dark, Castor, London, 2018

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Amanda Moström, Public, 2018, bronze, 20 x 40 cm

Amanda Moström, Public, 2018, bronze, 20 x 40 cm

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