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An image of you

Solo exhibition by Icelandic artists Sigurður Atli Sigurðsson. Curator Gavin Morrison. Sigurður Atli Sigurðsson (b. 1988) is unusually attentive to those incidental moments and structures of modern life within which we leave an oblique trace of our presence. The back wall of the gallery at Skaftfell is filled with seventy-five framed drawings. Their primary colours and geometric appearance may suggest the austere forms of minimalism—art that decries the presence of gesture and the human touch. But within each of the apertures is a scribble. The simplest gesture made absentmindedly while engaged in another task or pragmatically in trying to make […]

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Russian film: Journey to the Mother

The Russian film Journey to the Mother by director Mikhail Kosyrev-Nesterov will be screened at Herðubreið Community Center. The film features Maxim that travels to France to visit his mother, who has been living in Provence for a long time. Three tragic days rock the world of the hero and his half – sister, Frenchwoman Marie Louise. The film has won multiple awards on several International Film Festivals. The screening is hosted by the Russian Embassy and is a part of Russian Cinema Week in Bíó Paradís, in Reykjavík, and various locations around Iceland. This is the fourth time the festival is held and is organized […]

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