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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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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