Lilý Erla Adamsdóttir: Soft Spot

Lilý Erla Adamsdóttir‘s works border on visual art, design and artistic craft. She is very fond of surfaces, whether it is the surface of nature or humans. The subject matter in her works is manual repetition, both its potential and limits. How the unique is picked up by the multitude at the same time as the multitude creates a unique harmony. Adamsdóttir‘s work-process is characterized by a constant communication with the matter – where one thing leads to the next. In her most recent works she has made use of the tuft-technique to examine the thread and its visual effect, when it comes to the interplay of colors and the properties of the material. She describes her work either as furry paintings or dancing embroidery.

Lilý Erla Adamsdóttir (born 1985) graduated with a BA degree from Iceland University of the Arts 2011 and with an MA degree in Artistic Textile, from the Swedish School of Textiles in Borås, Sweden 2017.


29. - 15.08.2020 - 2021
Akureyri Art Museum


Akureyri Art Museum
Kaupvangsstræti 8-12, 600 Akureyri

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