Art education project

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Landscape and sound figures

Landscape and sound figures is the title Skaftfells art education project for the winter of 2017-2018 with the sound sculpture Tvísöngur, by German artists Lukas Kühne, as the main focus. Tvísöngur was built 5 years ago and has ever since been a very popular and frequently visited by the local community and travellers. To celebrate this milestone the young generation of East Iceland is invited for a visit Tvísöngur and participate in a workshop with the aim of discovering its structure, function and interplay with surrounding nature. Among the concepts that will be examined are form, space, waves and perception. […]

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Oral tradition and mapping of memories

What is oral tradition? How does oral tradition manifest in modern times, opposed to the past were individuals relied solely on memory to share stories and knowledge? Skaftfell´s art education project for winter 2016-2017 is a travelling art workshop were the concept of oral tradition is analysed as well as the transformation when its recorded. The workshop will travel between schools in October 2016 and is designed for students in mid level. Instructor is Ragnheiður Maísól Sturludóttir. A summary in the form of a web-map can be viewed here: Oral tradition and mapping of memories is free of charge for the schools and is […]

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