Frontiers of Solitude is a collaborative project between Skolska Gallery in Prague (CZ), Atelier Nord in Oslo (NO), and Skaftfell Center for Visual Art in Seyðisfjörður (IS), which is now coming to an end. From April 2015 to April 2016 Frontiers of Solitude has worked with 20 artists through a series of field expeditions, workshops, lectures, symposia, and exhibitions. The project has focused on the effects of recent industrial human activity on the natural world. It invited its participants to observe and address the ecological and socio-economic impacts of energy production and mining on specific landscapes in Czech Republic, Norway, […]
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The final chapter of the Czech, Icelandic and Norwegian collaboration project Frontiers of Solitude took place Feb 4.- 6. in Prague,Czech Rebublic when an exhibition opened with 19 artists and seminar that offered comparison of opinions, experiences, and points of view of artists, curators, and other invited guests on the themes of the Anthropocene, landscape and art. Frontiers of Solitude focuses on current transformations of the landscape and the close connections between our post-industrial civilization and nature, and fosters collaboration and an exchange of experiences between individual artists, researchers and initiatives across Europe. Artists: Finnur Arnar Arnarson (IS), Karlotta Blöndal (IS), Gunhild Enger (NO), Þórunn Eymundardóttir (IS), Monika […]