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January 11, 2019

Finnbogi Pétursson / Infra-Supra

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Infra-Supra in Western Gallery is Finnbogi Pétursson’s first exhibition in the northwest United States.

January 16 – March 16



Finnbogi Pétursson uses sound waves to create patterns of intersecting ripples on the surface of a large pool of water. With the aid of strategically placed lighting, the pulsing wave patterns are projected onto a wall in the form of animated dance of shadows. Pétursson refers to his poetic visualizations of sound as “drawings,” emphasizing the otherwise undetectable patterns of lines that his installations render observable.


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January 11, 2019

Icelandic Love Corporation Aqua Maria at Nikolaj Kunsthal

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Icelandic Love Corporation‘s  work Aqua Maria on show at VideoVideo at Nikolaj church in Kobenhagen. The show runs from 12. January – 27. January 2019.

Aqua Maria relates to the strong undercurrents of our times: from nature to feminism, from art to ecology.

The video features a soprano, singing inside a space that resembles a steam bath but as the scene progresses, the space becomes more ambiguous. During her singing, drops of water condense in her hair and face, becoming heavier until they stream down her face. The water in Aqua Maria responds to burning ecological issues and global warming. We only have one earth and one body, both consisting of 70% water. Aqua Maria is in all of us, the water in all of us and the revolution in all of us, her name Maria indicating rebellion in Hebrew and mar, sea, in Icelandic.

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December 13, 2018

Finissage of the Terminal series (TXL)

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The finissage of the series Terminal (TXL) and of Borghildur Indriðadóttir´s exhibition, “Hei Maei #my_كل_شي”.

On the occasion of the finissage Linda Gieres will perform a solo dance piece at 18.30.

“Facetten” by Linda Gieres, is a solo dance in two parts that can be enjoyed as a purely aesthetic experience in which movement, touch and breath create an intimate soundscape. It can also be experienced as an exploration of two fundamentally human facettes: the human taking the self as initial point of all perception, and the human trying to find significance in the immensity of the whole of which s*he is but a mere particle.

Choreography & Dance: Linda Gieres
Sound: Sebastian Laurich & Linda Gieres
Music: Henryk Mikolay Górecki 3. symphony
2. part „Lento e largo“
Duration: 20 minutes

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November 29, 2018

Borghildur Indriðadóttir – Hei Maei #my_كل_شي

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Hei Maei #my_كل_شي

Opening 30.11. from 18:00 – 22:00

Performance starting at 19:30

Grußdorfstraße 3
13507 Berlin

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Terminal Exhibitions will be open on the following days
Fridays 18 – 22
Saturday and Sundays 14 – 20

From 2.nov – 15.dec


Borghildur Indriðadóttir’s ends Terminal (TXL) with “Hei Maei #my_كل_شي”. The filmic installation, “Hei Maei” is a word play. “Heimaey” in Icelandic means “home island”. By splitting the word and changing the y to an i, “Hei Maei” means greeting (“hei”) and “home not home”. #my_كل_شي is a hashtag appropriated from the Lebanese pop musician Haiifa Magic. The one-minute film is about the unknown intelligence of the ocean and questions identity and multiplicity. The soundscape is composed by Bane Jovančević and Borghildur Indriðadóttir. For the opening performers stylized both in niqāb-khimars and in latex and fishnet stockings will perform within an airport setting.

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November 28, 2018

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