Skaftfell welcomes residency artists: Kati Gausman, Richard Skelton and Ráðhildur Ingadóttir. The artists first stayed at Seyðisfjörður in September 2014 for one month and simultaneously launched their participation in Frontiers in Retreat. They have now arrived for the second residency period, May-June 2016. Kati Gausmann is a sculptor living and working in Berlin. Her work is concerned with movement, rhythm, and action as form-generating processes. In her artistic practice she combines the exploration of different materials and their qualities with acts of drawing, installation, and performance. Artistic expeditions and theoretical investigations are an important part of her working methodology. With the artist group msk7 and as a […]
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Skaftfell is hosting a three day symposium and dialogue platform focusing on the intersection of visual art and ecological issues in Iceland as a part of the project Frontiers in Retreat. We will ask: What are the particularities of ecosystems, environment, community, and daily life in Iceland? How do artists engage with these issues and what is their contribution to this discourse? What opportunities and challenges are in store for local ecologies and how can we adjust to them? The symposium will offer lectures on nature, geography and human existence, the interplay of visual art and ecology, environmental issues and […]