Örlagaþræðir – Threads of fate

Historically, weaving and spinning has been an integral part of womanhood, and in some places had strong connotations with sorcery. These connections manifest in a myriad of ways: In the written record, mythologies and even archaeology. Endless examples are to be found of women spinning magical threads. From Scandinavia to Greece, goddesses and witches weave… Continue reading Örlagaþræðir – Threads of fate

The Playground

The Playground is an interactive, site-specific, dance performance. An ordinary playground becomes the place for an extraordinary dance adventure when two dancers in red skirts bring dance into the children’s play and make choreographic choices based on the audience and the surroundings. The Playground focuses on giving the children an artistic experience where they are… Continue reading The Playground

Arctic Creatures

Every year three friends venture into the Icelandic wilderness. They get inebriated by the power of natural forces; creation, destruction and recreation. Whatever the ocean washes ashore is transformed into art; colourful plastic, old shoes, bottles and fishing nets. The influence is absorbed from the raw and harsh environment, the mystic atmosphere and our mutual… Continue reading Arctic Creatures

Arctic Creatures

Every year three friends venture into the Icelandic wilderness. They get inebriated by the power of natural forces; creation, destruction and recreation. Whatever the ocean washes ashore is transformed into art; colourful plastic, old shoes, bottles and fishing nets. The influence is absorbed from the raw and harsh environment, the mystic atmosphere and our mutual… Continue reading Arctic Creatures

Three Grimm’s Fairy Tales

The poet Christian Hege and illustrator Tinna Þorvalds Önnudóttir exhibit three short stories in the form of poems and illustrations based on three lesser known Grimm’s fairy tales. Imagine long ago, when towns were far apart, and few, And journeying between them might take days. And travelers might tell stories. It was something they could… Continue reading Three Grimm’s Fairy Tales

The Icelandic Comics Society presents: Strange Love comic art showcase

Following up on 2020’s award-winning Strange Communities and 2021’s Strange Encounters, ÍMS presents its third offering of up-and-coming Icelandic comic creators. Three artists will present original, short graphic stories inspired by this year’s theme of love. Each story will reflect on the theme from the creator’s own perspective. Join us as we crash a wedding… Continue reading The Icelandic Comics Society presents: Strange Love comic art showcase

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