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,
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.
I have spent my first month here not tying anything down. Spending more time outside than inside. Working at the gallery has meant I have had to deal with a time complaint. One that I think has ultimately caused a useful state of mind. I am not in my studio enough to be producing or […]
Maybe this is a new (precarious?) feeling. This sense of buoyancy. This sense of order and unconcern. Clean and crisp like a bottle. I have been getting up early before the others. The place is quiet and it is still dark outside (thought tingeing towards lightness every minute). I make breakfast: coffee, toast, a piece of […]