Skaftfell Art Center announces a new installation on the west wall of Skaftfell bistro: a portfolio of prints by students of the Iceland University of the Arts from their residency in March, 2023.
Er ekki lengur | No Longer | لَمْ تَعُدْ Nermine El Ansari November 30 – December 17, 2023 The French-born, Egyptian artist El Ansari left her home in Cairo in the aftermath of the Arab Spring revolts that took place in the Middle East and North Africa at the end of 2010s. She moved to Iceland, where she worked as a translator from Arabic to English for the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration and the LGBTQIA+ organization Samtökin78. In both her work and art, El Ansari has been deeply engaged with issues of human rights and dignity, and notions of home and homeland. In this exhibition the viewer hears the voice of the Sudanese poet, writer, and activist Moneim […]