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Somewhere between the repugnant and the pure, the orgiastic and the tortuous, the brutal and the delicate, there is sacrifice.
Seyðisfjörður, a small town on the east coast of Iceland, recently celebrated the arrival of the sun after months of
Lóa Hjálmtýsdóttir is a comic artist, musician and probably a bunch of other things, too. She has contributed to Grapevine
Grandagarður 20 is a stunning building. On sunny days it stands stark against the blue sky, four stories of chipped
In a quiet residential neighbourhood of east Reykjavík, retired fisherman Sigurður Petersen can be found most afternoons sitting in his
At the very end of Reykjavík’s windblown concrete harbour, Grandi, stands a hulking white building known as the Marshall House.
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Helga Thoroddsen’s first solo exhibition, ‘Fabularum’, is certainly one to see. It will be hosted by Listastofan, a gallery that
Ancient tales tell of a whale monster, known as lyngbakur, that has the appearance of an island covered with a
Listastofan, an art space founded by Emma Sanderson and Martyna Daniel in 2015, has an exciting year ahead of it.
For some, seeing is more than a sense—it’s a sensation. “It’s painful to be somewhere, see something amazing and not
It is rather common for seafarers to catch sight of both mermen and mermaids, and perhaps hafstrambis, as they raise
A fishing boat was sailing north of Iceland when it suddenly heeled, so that it was almost flooded, due to
“It’s such a big and small world!” Steinunn Önnudóttir says of the art book community. She’s standing in the newly
While many Icelandic artists are quick to cite nature as their inspiration, Haraldur is fascinated by the built environment. “Building
Issue 3, 2017
Day trolls are trolls who walk abroad during bright days. They are fierce, but steadfast and loyal to their friends.
People describe Reykjavík as a “tightly knit” city, evoking the image of interweaving threads crossing paths, individuals joining to create
Sequences Festival turns ten! Since 2006 Sequences Art Festival has provided ten-days of visual arts with a special focus on
In 1935, the American author Stanley G. Weinbaum wrote what many believe to be the first fictional model for what
Ethoríó is one of Keflavík’s hidden gems. A ruby-red, bubblegum-pink, doom-pop-art-making, gold-sunglass-toting gem. I took it upon myself to chat
Johnny Rotten is having a smoke outside Lækjarbrekka, traditionally one of Iceland’s fancier restaurants. It is somehow as I always
Everything is big during airwaves. The music. The crowds. The drinking. Nights become mornings become nights, is the world spinning
The fluorescent aisles of Bónus aren’t often sought as a sanctuary for creative output that say, a mountaintop at midnight,
Since his graduation from Valand School of Fine Arts in Sweden, Icelandic painter Úlfur Karlsson has been busy with exhibitions
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