An artist residency “is an outcome of time, place and people and it offers an opportunity for enduring relationships and a profound communion with both art and one’s own thoughts.“ 1 20 years of Skaftfell’s artist-in-residency program have resulted in 250 artists coming to Seyðisfjörður and to East Iceland. Some have left a physical trace behind, or a trace in someone’s memory. Some have returned many times, and some have stayed for good. Birds of passage presents a visual journey down memory lane from Skaftfell’s residency archive, and artwork by current artists-in-residence Hannimari Jokinen and Joe Sam-Essandoh, Jemila MacEwan, and Elena […]
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Five artists are currently participating in the Skaftfell Residency Program. Elena Mazzi, Hannimari Jokinen, Joe Sam-Essandoh, Jemila MacEwan and Pierre Tremblay will this Friday, May 18, introduce their work and practice in Skaftfell’s workstation in Öldugata from 16.00-18.00. Everybody is welcome! Bios Elena Mazzi and Sara Tirelli, A Fragmented World, video installation, 2016. Elena Mazzi was born in 1984 in Reggio Emilia (Italy). Her multimedial works have been displayed in many solo and collective exhibitions, among them the 14th Istanbul Biennale, the 17th BJCEM Mediterranean Biennale, Fittja pavilion in a collateral event at the 14thVenice Architecture Biennale, and COP17 in Durban. Elena’s project […]