Author: - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Ultra Modern Fairy Tale

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Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Pirate Party MP, Poetician, chair of IMMII LOVE crisis. It is the only time where we as individuals,…

Dieter Roth

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Taking the Dieter Roth train is a trip through the essence of art. All is art, everything Dieter did was…

CRADLE OF INSPIRATION

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Nature was at its best on the way there, bright blue spots in the sky and the dullness of winter…

Within the Belly of the beast – America vs. America

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We are witnessing liberal rights being chipped away to protect us from hidden enemies. In the USA of today, many…

If God Were a Poet, He Would Have Created This World

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Walking between the massive mountains of concrete in the dark, spotting small colourful glass creatures between them, looking as if…

KLINK & BANK’S FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY: Relevant as Ever

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You had to find it at random, but I wandered into one small room to find a menu hanging on…

Lights within the Bog of Cats

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“Mýrarljós” is loosely based on a play by Euripides called “Medea”; however, you don’t really have to know anything about…

A UNIQUE LIFE – A UNIQUE MUSEUM

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It was raining heavily and the rain turning into sleet when I arrived at Glúfrasteinn, the home of the late…

SONG OF THE DAMNED

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The British government sent a fleet to colonize Australia. They traveled for eight months before reaching their destination. Of the…

Hedging your bets on Bonaparte

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Rome, June 1800. Napoleon has just invaded Italy. During the action the Austrian General Melas is reported to have defeated…

THE TYRANNY OF DISTANCE

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It used to be terribly expensive to get away from here. There were only flights available through one airline and…

Voices in the Waterfalls

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Rúrí represented Iceland at the 50th Venice Biennale 2003 with the multimedia installation Archive – endangered waters. The work is…