The annual Authors train will stop at Seyðisfjörður and the reading will be begin at 20.30 sharp in the gallery by Pétur Gunnarsson, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Magnús Sigurðsson and Inga Mekkín Guðmundsdóttir. Two authors from East Iceland will join the train: Skúli Júlíusson and Pétur Behrens. Special guest is Jón Pálsson. The reading will be in Icelandic. Admission 1000 kr. but 500 kr. for children and elderly.
The exhibition never mine by Miriam Jonas transforms the Bookshop project space into a story not to be read, but to be stepped into: A visit to her Alter Ego´s imaginary mine, shelter and laboratory. This story is driven by the impact that the artist’s location has had on her, as she was finding herself surrounded by high mountains and confronted with enduring insomnia. Upon hearing a tale about crystals inside those mountains which cause troubled sleep and dreams, the idea of a miner was born, digging, experimenting, and waking for relief and solution. Miriam Jonas (*1981), Skaftfell’s Goethe-Institut Dänemark grant holder of […]