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Ingólfur Arnarsson – Untitled ( light ) 2014


Ragnar Kjartansson – Bjarni Bömmer listens to Take it Easy by the Eagles.

Ragnar Kjartansson draws on the entire arc of art in his performative practice. The history of film, music, theatre, visual culture and literature find their way into his video installations, …

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Kristján Guðmundsson – Exhibition Seconds

This work consists of a computer software showing the exact duration of the exhibition on a screen from the time it is opened on 4th of September at 20.00 until …

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Vikingur Heiðar and The Midsummer Music The Shed reflects the life of a musician, that rehearses for weeks in all sorts of conditions and practices on pianos of various sort. Víkingur Heiðar  practicing in The Shed for …

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Sara Björnsdóttir – Nono Lisa

This is a speculation and a feeling of an artist about the existence of artists like herself and the culture within Icelandic society. A small society that often seems unconscious …

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Sólveig Aðalsteinsdóttir – Randir The Shed is located by the sea, at the start of a footpath that weaves its way along the outline of the peninsula. Just to the south along the …

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Ólöf Nordal – Come ye, who wish to come. “Come ye, who wish to come; go ye, who wish to go; stay ye, who wish to stay; me and mine remain unharmed” rings out from a closed shed …

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Aslaug Thorlacius – Christmas at Látrar – A choir concert In 1878 a new shepherd was appointed to the farm Látrar á Látraströnd, the nine-year-old Sæmundur Tryggvi Sæmundsson. As an adult, he recalls his first Christmas Eve at Látrar. …

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FM 103,9 – Drive in literature

On December 18, 19, and 20 the Shed hosted a literary program from its temporary location in front of the Nordic House in Vatnsmýri. Conceived as a sort of drive-in, …

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Dodda Maggý – ÆSA The sound installation Æsa (2013) is a ten-part choral work composed especially for the Shed. The work, which occupies the vague terrain between music and sound art, can be …

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Húbert Nói – Conscious The darkroom of the mind. Early in his carrier the exhibition space and its interior became one of Jóhannesson’s location of surveys. How the exterior develops and is stored …

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Hrafnkell Sigurðsson – SMÍÐ Am I somewhere? Somehow, one gets the feeling of being – an individual and part of a whole, a community, a settlement, a nation. We reflect ourselves in the …

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William and Jane – The Norwegian House in Stykkishólmur

While it’s safe to say that these buildings differ greatly both in size and appearance, they share the preservation of a collection of ideas, stories, transience, and inner as well …

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Erling Jóhannesson – Ugliness is beautiful, beauty ugly – DesignMarch

Throughout history and still today, people have wrestled with the aesthetics of form. Jewelry is more often than not evaluated on a purely aesthetic basis, and its purpose is first …

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Árni Páll Jóhannsson – A Slower Speed of Light

This exhibition by Árni Páll Jóhannsson, entitled A Slower Speed of Light, was an ominous piece best viewed under low light. Inside the Shed was a black light that took …

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02-næturvarp 2013

Sigurður Guðjónsson – Næturvarp A new video work by Sigurður Guðjónsson entitled Næturvarp (Night Projection). A green light and horizontal black lines lit up the Shed, thus turning the exhibition space and the …

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Katrín Elvarsdóttir – Here you´ll find no roses growing The Shed was my inspiration for this work. This rusty, weather-beaten shed got me thinking about flowers – but the Shed is exactly the opposite of flowers and …

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Guðjón Ketilsson – Melancholia I often think of those scenes in the Wim Wenders film Wings of Desire in which the protagonist, the angel, walks along the city streets and hears the thoughts …

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The Opening Day – First Day of Summer 2012

The grand opening of the cultural center on the First Day of Summer. From inside the Shed a brass band could be heard playing.    

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