Chromo Sapiens | Shoplifter Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir
The Icelandic Pavilion invites Homo Sapiens to become Chromo Sapiens at the 58th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia
Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir / Shoplifter has transformed a warehouse in Giudecca into a multi-sensory, cavernous environment with a cacophonous amount of her signature material, synthetic hair. Color, sound and irresistible textures guide visitors through three distinct chambers provoking an immersive experience of visual and auditory stimuli.
Ragnar Kjartansson | Death is Elsewhere
This summer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present the world premiere of a major new work by the acclaimed Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson. The seven-channel video installation Death Is Elsewhere (2017–19) will be on view in the Robert Lehman Wing court (gallery 963) from May 30 through September 2, 2019.