Nacho Cheese at Kling & Bang Gallery, Reykjavik 22.02.13 to 24.03.13. An exhibition by Anna Hrund Másdóttir and Hildigunner Birgirsdóttir. sensitive inflections. attention to detail. the secret life of objects.discarded almost trash-like things (consumer products, small children’s toys, perfume packages, stickers, sticker wrapping) reclaimed and made important again. flashy, bought, used, discarded.coloured floors, no shoes, white socks. supreme […]
The Phallological Museum is the creation of the one-time secondary school headmaster Sigurður Hjartanson. When he was a child he was given a cattle whip made out of a bull’s penis (a “pizzle”). He must have been very proud of this possession, kept it into manhood and had it on display somewhere above the mantelpiece when […]
“Ok. The title came pretty early on in the process. It´s a pretty cheesy play on words, its sounds like dying but with the extra E (dyeing) it spells the action of colouring something. Dyeing Adolescence. But it all makes sense, the focus in the title is both the deterioration in the sound of DYING […]
Selected drawings from the SÍM residency,
Safnasafnið (The New Folk and Outsider Art Museum) in Akureyri was created by Niels Hafstein; An Icelandic artist who is also one the founders of The Living Art Museum in Reykjavik. Much of my motivation for visiting came from reading the piece, ‘The Elliptical Path of Visual Art’ on the museum’s website. It was closed for the winter when we […]
I am interested in metaphysics – theology – mysticism – pseudo science (etc) because of reality and imagination (actuality) not in the realms of fantasy. Of a way of understanding phenomena (life/ourselves) – beyond (as philosophy and not fiction?) as a perceived true experience. because i identify with it more often then rationality perhaps…perhaps…
When I feel relaxed I feel it in my eyes. Like I have soft eyeballs, like they look kindly out onto the world. It is a very marked feeling.