Guðmunda Andrésdóttir: Cadence

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

Saturday June 12th an exhibition of Guðmunda Andrésdóttir’s works, Cadence, will open in Hafnarborg’s main gallery. The museum will be open from 12–5 p.m. and the director will address guests at 3 p.m. In 1945, Guðmunda Andrésdóttir, then twenty-three years old, went to see Svavar Guðnason’s exhibition at Listamannaskálinn, where she set eyes on and …

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Community of Sentient Beings

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

This year’s autumn exhibition at Hafnarborg is Community of Sentient Beings, curated by Wiola Ujazdowska and Hubert Gromny. By inviting various professionals – artists, academics, performers – to participate in the exhibition, the aim of the curators is to create a space for multiple voices to come together, while reflecting on different ways of voicing, hearing and sensing. …

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Þorvaldur Þorsteinsson: Long Are the Trials of Man

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

A retrospective exhibition of works by Þorvaldur Þorsteinsson (Thorvaldur Thorsteinsson), in collaboration with the Akureyri Art Museum and the Thorvaldur Thorsteinsson Estate. At the exhibition, a wide variety of works will be presented: sculptures, installation pieces, paintings and video works that are representative of this dynamic artist and the way that he related to society. …

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Katrín Elvarsdóttir: Songbirds

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

In Cuba, one will most likely be quick to encounter a lonely caged songbird – a tradition of owning songbirds is longstanding in Cuba and a part of their cultural heritage. As Katrín Elvarsdóttir experienced in her travels to Cuba some years ago, most homes she encountered had one, if not many, adorned in intricate …

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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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Hallgerður Hallgrímsdóttir: Thoughts on Photography – Vol. III

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

Taking a photograph can seem so simple – just the push of a button – almost an objet trouvé, a recording of photons meeting molecules. It is mysterious and emotional, with aesthetics and instincts coming to play, but also decidedly rooted in the scientific. The artist thinks about how people see, in connection with the medium …

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Tinna Gunnarsdóttir: Touching Landscape – 66°05’35.2″N 18°49’34.1″W

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

The exhibition places emphasis on Icelandic landscapes, with the aim of reflecting on and re-evaluating the relationship that humans have with the earth. The Anthropocene is a proposed term for the current geological epoch, defined by human impact on the planet, which has become so significant that it can be construed as a geological force. …

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Design March – Kristín Sigurðardóttir & Flétta: Reshaping Mineral Wool

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

Reshaping Mineral Wool is a collaboration between Flétta and Kristín Sigurðardóttur, where they look at ways to transform mineral wool into a new material. In their work, they make use of excess material that is generally not utilised, but instead gets sent to landfill. Moreover, mineral wool is one of the few building materials that …

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Gunnar Örn Gunnarsson: In the Depths of Your Own Awareness

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

Gunnar Örn Gunnarsson held his first solo exhibition in Unuhús in 1970 and he came to make waves in the Icelandic art scene at the start of the 1970s, as his powerful work quickly drew attention to this young and self-taught artist. Straight away with his first exhibition, Gunnar Örn raised existential questions about the …

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Sigurður Ámundason: What’s Up, Ave Maria?

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

If time is like a mountain that mankind climbs and climbs without ever reaching the top, art is that which we leave behind to mark the way along which we have already walked. What will the wayposts of the year 2022 look like? In these times which are defined by change, non-stop progress, information flow …

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high tide – low tide

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

This year’s autumn exhibition at Hafnarborg is high tide – low tide, curated by Sigrún Alba Sigurðardóttir. The focus of the exhibition will be on the seaboard, both grand in scale and home to little lifeforms, delicate flora and diverse rock formations. There, the large and fierce clashes with the small and fragile, as the …

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