Subway Stories

Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset at the Clinton Middle School


Michael & Ingar engaged the kids in a live performance based on their experiences and personal stories about waiting for a train to arrive in a New York subway station.


Michael Elmgreen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and Ingar Dragset was born in Trondheim, Norway. They are currently based in Berlin, Germany and London, UK. The duo work in performance and installation to explore the intersection of art, architecture, and design.

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The performance Subway Stories was staged during the artists’ ongoing installation “End Station”, at the Bohen Foundation in New York, in 2005.