Residency program

Welcome Michael Soltau

Welcome Michael Soltau

Skaftfell warmly welcomes artist in residence Michael Soltau. Media professor Michael Soltau, born 1953, Oldenburg (Germany) lives and works in Leipzig and Varel. His long-standing artistic work explores analogies between nature and media. This places processes of representation in photographic and multimedia contexts at the forefront. Image and representation, as well as our perception of the world shaped by imaging media, are subjected to a visual, location-specific staging. Image, sound, and installation are condensed into a site-specific overall statement and are often only experienced in their respective temporary and local contexts. Photography and video loops engage in dialogue in the […]

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Welcome Katia Klose

Welcome Katia Klose

Skaftfell is thrilled to welcome Katia Klose, artist in residence for the month of March. Klose, born 1972 in Berlin (Germany), works as a photographer, photo editor and lecturer in Leipzig. At the core of her photographic work lies an exploration of reality in terms of its sensual and poetic qualities. The documentary aspect intertwines with the inquiry into hidden connections of human existence in dialogue with the environment and nature. For her stay in Seyðisfjörður, she expects new impulses characterized by the tension between elemental nature and its increasingly questionable civilization use in terms of technical and media phenomena. […]

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