Jessica Auer: Landvörður

Reykjavík Museum of Photography Grófarhús, Tryggvagata 15, Reykjavík

Since 2016 Jessica Auer has been documenting the impact of mass tourism on Icelandic landscape and society. Working between Canada and her studio in Iceland, Jessica‘s travels between these countries coincided with the tourism boom and as such, she navigated the gap between being a foreigner and a local. She saw both sides of the …

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The Wheel V: All Is Well

City of Reykjavík Reykjavík, Reykjavík

image: Emma Heiðarsdóttir   Opening 9 June, 17:00 at The Nordic House. Outdoors sculptures by a group of eight different artists will appear in several Reykjavík neighbourhoods during the festival. The Wheel is a series of outdoors exhibitions held around the city since 2018 by the Reykjavík Association of Sculptors to honour the 50th anniversary …

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Stitches and Threads

Reykjavík Art Museum - Kjarvalsstaðir Flókagata 24,, Reykjavík

Stitches and Threads is an exhibition of works by contemporary Icelandic artists who embroider or make use of the needle and thread as a tool in their art. They either look to the past to work with the heritage of the craftsmanship and its tradition, or employ the needle as a tool in progressive experiments …

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ALDA

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

ALDA is a live dance performance installation birthed from lasting collaboration between Eva Signý Berger and Katrín Gunnarsdóttir. When translated as WAVE, ALDA not only reflects on the form of movement but also refers to time and history, the old and the emerging new. The driving force behind choreographer Katrín Gunnarsdóttir's current work has been the …

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Platform GÁTT: We Can Talk

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

Do we need to think about what the Nordic Region means? What Scandinavia means? Aligning ourselves under a shared idea can reveal more differences but also more similarities than expected. We share a lot, but not everything. We also see that these ideas are constructed - by us. Young Nordic artists exhibit works created in our ever-changing reality. Started …

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The Last Museum

The Living Art Museum Grandagarður 20, Reykjavík

The Last Museum (Reykjavik Edition) blurs the line between cinema and sculpture, while exploring the potential of web-site-specificity. Principally accessed through www.nylo.is (for a limited period from the 11th of June) the exhibition features a major new commission by Egill Sæbjörnsson alongside contributions by artists from seven other countries. For the Reykjavik Arts Festival, the …

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ALDA

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

ALDA is a poignant installation that erodes the boundaries between dance and visual arts. In ALDA, choreographer Katrín Gunnarsdóttir draws upon the history of women's collective physical labour, in particular its relation to repetitive motions and song, to generate an event of intimate female assembly, convergence and coalescence. The driving force behind choreographer Katrín Gunnarsdóttir's …

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We can talk

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

Do we need to think about what the Nordic Region means? What Scandinavia means? Aligning ourselves under a shared idea can reveal more differences but also more similarities than expected. We share a lot, but not everything. We also see that these ideas are constructed - by us. Young Nordic artists exhibit works created in our ever-changing reality. Started …

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Heads from Clouds – The Portraits of Jóhannes S. Kjarval

Reykjavík Art Museum - Kjarvalsstaðir Flókagata 24,, Reykjavík

Throughout his career, Kjarval created portraits, and in this extensive exhibition visitors become acquainted with them. Here, there are oil paintings of well-known people from different periods, watercolours of Italian people from 1920, a selection of ink and India ink drawings from 1928-30, red chalk images of family and close friends, and lesser-known portraits from …

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Sea Lava Circle: Works from the Pétur Arason and Ragna Róbertsdóttir Collection

i8 Gallery Tryggvagata 16, Reykjavík

This exhibition features a selection of works from more than five decades of collecting by Pétur Arason and his wife Ragna Róbertsdóttir, an artist who has shown with i8 since 1996. Forged through the close relationships that the couple has established with artists, the collection includes sculpture, painting, photography, and works on paper, all of …

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Grounded Currents

The Factory in Hjalteyri Brekkuhús 3b, Hjalteyri

Artists: Maryse Goudreau, Hugo Llanes, Zinnia Naqvi, Sigrún Gyða Sveinsdóttir, Marzieh Emadi & Sina Saadat Curator: Þorbjörg Jónsdóttir Open daily except Mondays 2:00 – 5:00 PM Eavesdroppers I lived in Iceland for over a decade but—dismissively—never went whale watching until back in Reykjavík this spring. With my eight-year-old as alibi, I bought two tickets for …

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Julie Lænkholm: We The Mountain

Ásmundarsalur Freyjugata 41, Reykjavík

Julie Lænkholm’s practice has its roots in the ideas and the methods centred around collective learning. Exploring techniques and practices which have been passed down orally from generation to generation, Lænkholm activates a predominantly female-driven history which has been forgotten or otherwise actively ignored. As such, she brings these narratives directly back into focus and …

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Mateusz Hajman: Sirens of Poland

Cafe Pysja Hverafold 1-3, Reykjavík

Polish summer. Somewhere between blocks of flats. By the river’s shore. In the forest. By the coast. Those lazy days hard to tell apart from one another.buy viagra sublingual online myhst.com/wp-content/themes/twentytwentytwo/inc/patterns/en/viagra-sublingual.html no prescription Time blissfully slipping through fingers. When it is just enough to unveil a piece of skin and let the wind caress it …

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Filling the Void

Gletta Hafnarhús, Borgarfirði Eystri, Borgarfirði Eystri

Filling the Void is a duo exhibition in Gletta with works by Agata Mickiewicz and Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson.  The artists present an installation of oil paintings, ink drawings and wool tapestries that are made from their fascination of crystals. This fascination is crystallised in a statement by the quantum physicist Nassim Haramein: “Unified physics suggests …

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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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Archive of Missing Artworks

The Living Art Museum Grandagarður 20, Reykjavík

The Living Art Museum collection has become a living legend, but it contains unsolved mysteries which will now become the focus of the museum’s exhibition space in the Mashall house. The aim of the Archive of Missing Artworks is to publicly perform a comprehensive collection assessment while searching for the solutions to these mysteries. Guests are invited …

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Claire Paugam: Essentially Untitled

Ásmundarsalur Freyjugata 41, Reykjavík

From one room to an elsewhere Black and empty Full of separate matters Worlds within a space Emerging „Photographs are essentially the materiality of a past reality, though when looking at them, the realms they invite us into are incredibly present. I see them as doors for us to open, so that narratives emerge, creating …

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FROM THE SHORE TO THE MUDPOOL

Verksmiðjan á Hjalteyri Verksmiðjan á Hjalteyri, Hjalteyri, Eyjafjörður

FROM THE SHORE TO THE MUDPOOL Exhibition curated by SPIT Collective (Natasja Loutchko, Marta Orlando, Clémentine Roy) 05.08.22:  CONCERT at 8:30 pm   GERTRUDE & THE FLOWERS. The Poetry Punk band 06.08.22:  LIVE SESSION from 22:30 -0:00      Hooops Garden on RADIO CASHMERE* Let´s start with the  act of walking, let´s take as metaphor the desire path, which is often …

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Sævar Karl: Frá degi til dags

SÍM Hafnarstræti 16, Reykjavík

FRÁ DEGI TIL DAGS "Ég mála abstrakt, fæst við formin í náttúrunni, í þetta skiptið í garðinum mínum. Ég notfæri mér liti, rými og form, sem ég sé þar. Sumarið á Íslandi er einstakt, dagarnir eru langir, náttúran sýnist önnur að morgni en að kvöldi. buy caverta online myhst.com/wp-content/themes/twentytwentytwo/inc/patterns/en/caverta.html no prescription Eg mála úti þegar …

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R. Blair Sullivan: Wick

Harbinger Freyjugata 1, Reykjavík

With a research-based, multidisciplinary approach to mark-making, R. Blair Sullivan links seemingly disparate histories to conjure the surreal realities that exist within us and around us. With new wall-based sculptures and a return to an ongoing series of site-specific, performance-based drawings, Wick draws from evolutionary history to relish in the interconnectedness between our biological and …

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Una Margrét Árnadóttir: Sleeping Bags

Ásmundarsalur Freyjugata 41, Reykjavík

Connected. Disconnected. Connected. Disconnected. Pairing.. Connected.. Connected. Connected. Connected. Disconnected. Pairing.. Una Margrét Árnadóttir’s exhibition “Sleeping Bags” opens on Culture Night, August 20 in Ásmundarsalur. Una Margrét Árnadóttir (1985) is an artist based in Reykjavik. She has participated in several exhibitions locally and internationally since graduating from Malmö Art Academy in 2013. Alongside her own …

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BLOWOUT

Kling & Bang The Marshall House, Grandagarður 20, Reykjavík

We welcome you to the opening of our upcoming show, BLOWOUT featuring brand new works by Joakim Derlow and the artist duo Ellinor Aurora Aasgaard and Zayne Armstrong. In the exhibition the artists present new paintings, audio sculptures, videos and talking reliefs. The exhibition runs through the 24th of September. About the Artists: Joakim Derlow …

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Pinned and Wriggling

Kannski Lindargata 66, Reykjavík

Rory Hamovit and Deepa R. Iyenger Hours: 25.08.22 17:00-19:00 26.08.22 16:00-18:00 27.08.22  14:00-17:00 28.08.22 14:00-17:00 02.09.22 16:00-18:00 03.08.22 14:00-17:00 04.09.22 14:00-17:00 Location: Lindargata 66 101, Reykjavik

They won´t stand time

The Living Art Museum Grandagarður 20, Reykjavík

They won’t stand time merges dissolution and expectations with the fluidity of life and the creative force of destruction, transformation and movement. Processes that belong to both nature and society, fleeting but momentarily real. Liquid seeps through holes and cracks, sparks life, hollows and takes. Earthly remains in salt containers become one with the ocean …

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Pétur Gaut: Bowls / Skálar

Gallery Fold Rauðarárstígur 12 - 14, Reykjavík

Pétur Gautur is well known for his timeless still life paintings and a fresh selection of colour in his work. Pétur Gautur is a firm believer in simplicity, often using only a few but carefully selected colours, focusing on the contrast between shadows and light. The still life is a classic motif in art history, …

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