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Suspending plains

Welcome to the presentation of experiments by Nora Mertes at the Bookshop-projectspace Thursday January 21, from 20.00 -22.00. Nora Mertes researches the relationship between the human body and material in her surroundings. While reflecting upon it she uses her hands and body to form and reshape matter.In what ways can she, with the sole use of her body, manipulate a material? In Seydisfjordur Nora Mertes worked with plaster, sheets of metal and plastic, clay and oily black ink. Her sculptures resonate the characteristics of the surrounding landscape both in a physical as well as in a visual manner: the forms are […]

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Artist talk #25

Tuesday January 19 at 16:30 Skaftfell, Austurvegur 43, 3rd floor. Meet and hear the current Artists-in-Residence at Skaftfell in January, Nora Mertes (DE) & Rashanna Rashied-Walker (USA), on Tuesday when they will present their practice and selected works. Local artists Ingirafn Steinarsson will also give a short presentation about his work and resent stay at Slakthusateljerna in December last year, a residency exchange through Skaftfell. The talk will take place in English. About the artists: Ingirafn Steinarsson educated at a. o. Malm Art Academy, is an Icelandic artist based in Seyisfjrur. Steinarsson returns in his work to the ability of art to communicate […]

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