The Sea is full of Kind Creatures. The Sea is full of Trash!

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

This exhibition is a world. This world is the ocean. There, fish and trash coexist. For this exhibition, children thought about the ocean and their favourite characters from Nordic children´s books. Now, they invite us to a place to dream about a different nature. We all should take this invitation seriously. It asks us to …

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Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir & Mark Wilson: Debatable Lands: Dialogues from Shared Worlds

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

Debatable Lands: Dialogues from Shared Worlds Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson 2001-2021   A mid-career retrospective of the 20-year collaboration between artists Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson. Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson approach their collective art partnership with an ecological and pluralistic view. In a research-based practice they prompt discussion and thought about our changing world, and our own human role in those …

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The Icelandic Photo Festival

City of Reykjavík Reykjavík, Reykjavík

The Icelandic Photography Festival (TIPF) is an international festival held January of every other year. The festival was first held in 2012 (under the name "Photography Days").buy premarin online https://www.mobleymd.com/wp-content/languages/new/premarin.html no prescription The Festival's main objective is to support and advance the photographic medium as an art form. The festival's program includes photographic exhibitions with …

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Elín Hansdóttir

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

Practice: Elín Hansdóttir’s multidisciplinary practice combines sculpture, photography, and installation to create site-specific works that visually challenge the audience. Her immersive installations transform a place, reconfiguring the scale, geometry, or even its existence at all. Each of Elín’s works follows its own set of rules, constructing an individual world with physical and psychological effects on …

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Santiago Mostyn: 08-18 (Past Perfect)

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

In this newly conceived exhibition at Gerðarsafn, Santiago Mostyn presents a constellationof photographic and moving-image works created across the Black Atlantic, focusing on sites of personal significance for the artist. The photo series 08–18 (Past Perfect), presented here for the first time, was created over a decade of returns to Trinidad, Zimbabwe, Grenada, the United …

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Status Check

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

The exhibition Status Check provides an insight into the minds and hopes of ten visual artists and writers of the same generation which are prominent in their own field. The exhibition does not claim to be a comprehensive survey of the status of contemporary art and literature. It rather focuses on the artists’ personal experience …

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Hanna Dís Whitehead: Spin

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

Hanna Dís Whitehead takes another spin on previous works where interesting materials, colours, shapes and history are mixed together in a new way. The energy of a chain reaction leads the process, one idea pushes the next. Sometimes it would be ideal to take another spin on old ideas with new knowledge in your pocket. …

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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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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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Geometry

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

Abstract geometry was a product of experimental and progressive ideas on the nature and potential of art. The movement came like a meteor into Icelandic cultural life at the beginning of the 1950s and propelled a radical shift in the nation’s art history. The movement was a response to the prevailing aesthetics, seeking to find …

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LIST ÁN LANDAMÆRA: TRACES OF A TRIP

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

Icelandic and Czech artists who have visited each other back and forth show works inspired by their encounters. The exhibition is a collaboration with Barvolam (https://barvolam.cz/en) and was carried out as part of the ART30.2. project with the financial support from the EEA Grants (https://eeagrants.org)