For the past few years Skaftfell has supervised the visual art class in Seyðisfjörður elementary school, grade 7 – 10. On the West Wall we present projects by 14 – 15 year old students, grade 9 – 10, made in spring semester 2012. They studied the life and art of naive artist Ásgeir Jón Emilsson, Geiri, and sought inspiration to create an art project.
Tvísöngur is an artwork and open venue by the German artist Lukas Kühne. It was opened for the public on September 5, 2012. Embedded in the mountainside above the town of Seyðisfjörður, in a quiet area with breathtaking views of the fjord, it is dedicated to the exploration of space, sound, and frequency. Tvisöngur is built of concrete and consists of five interconnected domes of different sizes. The heights of the domes are between 2 and 4 meters and they cover an area of about 30 square meters. Each dome has its own resonance that corresponds to a tone in the Icelandic musical […]