Hildur Bjarnadóttir: Abyss

Hverfisgallerí Hverfisgata 4, Reykjavík

Abyss Rhythm, mimetic art, and the cadence of the world in the weaving of Hildur Bjarnadóttir. When Hildur Bjarnadóttir began homesteading at Þúfugarður in the uncultivated marshlands of the Flói district, some five years ago, the surrounding native plants and level expanse of land and sea were the fuel of her art. That metabolic exchange …

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Perry Roberts: below / beyond

Hverfisgallerí Hverfisgata 4, Reykjavík

Perry Roberts (1954) is a British artist who lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium. His art and design has been presented widely in three continents, in thirty solo exhibitions and over sixty group exhibitions as well as commissioned works in public space. His career spans forty years, a period in which his art practice has …

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Hrafnkell Sigurðsson: Recondestruction

Hverfisgallerí Hverfisgata 4, Reykjavík

"In a flash, the debris had been arranged with unique, artistic balance. Nature had crushed our lives into pieces but the artist had put them together again, creating a kind of cairns, or pillars, memorials to the fragile reality of life, elaborate monuments that looked like prototypes of explosions: Big Bang in its infancy, before …

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Krot & Krass: Viðarverk

Hverfisgallerí Hverfisgata 4, Reykjavík

In Krot & Krass’s first solo exhibition at Hverfisgallerí, Viðarverk, the artists exhibit new sculptures made from driftwood and concrete. In addition to the artworks, Björn Loki (1991) and Elsa Jónsdóttir (1990) have also written a research paper which is published as a book work. In their work, they focus on the morphology of language, …

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Jeanine Cohen: Inner Space

Hverfisgallerí Hverfisgata 4, Reykjavík

Jeanine Cohen is a Belgian artist who researches colour and form. With her three-dimensional wall works, reliefs, she explores the effects of colours and shapes on our spatial experiences. The space she is occupied with in her art is more specifically the inner space of the work itself, an interplay of layers of wood and …

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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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