Katrín Ólafsdóttir | Papay Gyro Nights Festival Hong Kong
Papay Gyro Nights Festival Hong Kong
Apr 8-May 8 2016
Returning for its fifth year, this Scottish festival is a global tour where video art, sound art, experimental music and new media all come together. Celebrating the themes of architecture, nomadism and borders, the event showcases anything from art installations to poetry reading by artists from all over the world. Don’t miss the special screening of a film that will be produced during the festival by Icelandic artist Katrín Ólafsdottir.
Katrín Ólafsdóttir’s background is dance and choreography and she started making Super 8 films as a teenager. She has directed and produced several short films and documentaries and is currently in post production of her first feature film The Wind Blew On, made religiously with a home made formula of Mutual Aid. Along with Bertrand Mandico she is founder of the film collective International/Incohérence.
Katrin also does photographic work, video performances and installations. She and collaborator Steinunn Gunnlaugsdóttir have been in the habit of taking over abandoned spaces and perform symbolic attacks. Katrin has exhibited in museums and galleries and done installations in abandoned man made structures