In conjunction with the exhibition opening of Icelandic artists Eyborg Gudmundsdottir and Eyglo Hardardottir, Skaftfell will launch its seventh educational project. Since 2007 the Center has produced a total of six visual art educational activities tailored to the needs of the primary schools in East Iceland. This time, Icelandic artist Karlotta Blondal will teach a traveling workshop Perception lab for color and shape. The workshop will introduce students to artworks of Gudmundsdottir and Hardardottir and provide them with methods for studying the properties of color and shape. The workshop is available to the schools free of charge and is funded […]
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In September of 2014 the educational project Digital Craftsmanship was launched. The project emphasizes the union of creativity and sustainability and is designed for fifth, sixth and seventh graders in primary schools around the east fjords. Students are taught how to produce their own pigment and paint from locally found raw materials; stones, clay etc. They then transfer the colors into digital form using smart technology and create their own color pallet. The participants take on the role of researchers and carefully record and log each step of the process using photography that is swiftly shared through Twitter, online social […]