Drawings: Edda Jónsdóttir

Hverfisgallerí Hverfisgata 4, Reykjavík

Edda Jónsdóttir (b. 1942) was born in Reykjavík were she studied at the Reykjavík School of Visual Arts, The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts and later at Rijksakademie van Beelende Kunsted Amsterdam. She worked as an artist from 1975-1995, then founded i8 Gallery and directed the gallery in the years 1995-2007 when she returned …

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Atli Pálsson: Home is where the cat rests

Outvert Art Space Aðalstræti 22, Ísafjörður

Atli Pálsson graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in the spring of 2020. Atli's works often scrutinize everyday activities and social values in a humorous way. Subjects such as gratuitous rewards, personal triumphs, hyper-hospitality and generosity have been at the forefront of his work, as well as characterisation. Excess often characterizes the presentation …

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Ólöf Nordal: Blird

Ásmundarsalur Freyjugata 41, Reykjavík

Ólöf Nordal's exhibition, Blirds, in Ásmundarsalur is an installation with sculptures, text and sound. Ólöf Nordal has for long worked with bird images in her work which are often rooted in folklore, image building and contemporary culture. Blirds are bronze casts that portray figures in transformation. Their transition suggests morphing from human form to bird form, from the …

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Solveig Thoroddsen: Summit meeting

SÍM Gallery Hafnarstræti 16, Reykjavík

Solveig Thoroddsen studied visual art at the Iceland University of the Arts 2007-2010, graduating with a Master's in 2015. She has been an active artist ever since, working through various mediums, whatever suits the occasion. Her practice explores the relationship between humans and nature, "I am interested in how humans live in the world, from survival to …

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Dorka Csora: Let’s Sit Down

Opið sýningarrými Ingólfsstræti 6, Reykjavík

“A world in process of shifting, of being made or dissolved, and yet we didn’t live that way; all of us lived our lives as simultaneous ritualized enactment of a great principle, something felt but not understood. And the remarks we made were like in a play, spoken with conviction but not from choice. A …

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