Last Item I Bought: Inga Haraldsdóttir

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In this series, we stop someone in the street and force them to tell us the answer to our burning…

Last Item I Bought: Harry Potter?

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Name: Sólveig Jakobsdóttir Age: 22 Job: Nursing student Last Purchase: Ticket to a Harry Potter quiz

Artist Of The Issue: Elín Edda

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Elín Edda is a young artist, a published author and a soon-to-be graphic designer. She released a book of poems…

Artist Talk: Designer Ágústa Sveinsdóttir

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At DesignMarch 2016, Ágústa and Elísabet Karlsdóttir—who together make up the powerful design team ALVARA—presented a jewelry line called ‘Silfra’….

Music Video Release “Both Eyes On You” By Auður

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Auður has been on the rise ever since he released his impressive self-directed music video for ‘South America.’ The 23 year old…

Artist Talk: Úlfur Karlsson

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Since his graduation from Valand School of Fine Arts in Sweden, Icelandic painter Úlfur Karlsson has been busy with exhibitions…

Artist Talk: Fashion Designer Tanja Levý

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Tanja Levý is an Icelandic fashion and textile designer who has garnered attention for her tropical designs. She studied at…

Artist Talk: Graphic Designer Helga Dögg Ólafsdóttir

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Recently graduated from the Iceland Academy of The Arts, Helga Dögg has been busy this summer, working on designs for…

Artist Talk: Björn Steinar Blumenstein, Product Designer

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Since his graduation from the Iceland Academy of the Arts, where he studied product design, Björn Steinar Blumenstein has been…

DJ Of The Week: Áskell

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Over the past ten years, Áskell Harðarson, aka Housekell, has made a name for himself as one of Reykjavík’s most…

Ragnheiður Elísabet’s Top Five Fav

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Ragnheiður Elísabet is the woman behind the curtain. She works as an event manager for the art space Mengi, which…

Track by Track: ‘Makril’ by Indriði

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Indriði is famous for his guitar playing in the Icelandic punk band Muck. He is also part of the experimental…

Track Of The Week: Emmsjé Gauti ft. Aron Can – “Silfurskotta”

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Emmsjé Gauti’s recently released banger “Silfurskotta” has us tapping our feet and dabbing our arms. The song features Aron Can,…

STRIPP: Discussing Women’s Role In Society And On Stage

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“I found the strip club where I worked to be like a micro version of the world we live in,…

Expect The Unexpected: Everybody’s Spectacular

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Reykjavík Dance Festival and Lókal join forces to create the annual contemporary performance festival Everybody’s Spectacular. Artists from all around…

Culture Night Is Here: “Grjótaþorp – In the Heart of Reykjavík”

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In celebration of culture night and the city of Reykjavík’s 230th birthday, the mayor will launch Reykjavík’s night of culture…

Museum Trouble-makers In This Week’s #GVPics Instagram Competition

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Iceland is windy and grey these days and it’s becoming darker. Fall is on its way and the winter depression…

Where Everybody Knows Your Name: New Neighborhoods Festival

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The first ever New Neighborhoods Festival is here! Musicians and visual artists, both Polish and Icelandic, join forces to create…

Artist Talk With Fashion Designer Elsa Vestmann

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New fashion designer Elsa Kjartansdóttir’s colourful and edgy patterns make for out-of-this-world pieces, inspired by the 50s yet uniquely modern….

Bergrún’s Favourite Five Icelandic Albums

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Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir is an Icelandic composer, currently finishing her master’s degree at Mills College in Oakland. Her summer has been…

“I’m Kött Grá Pjé and it feels right”

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The rap phenomenon Kött Grá Pjé will release his much-anticipated début album in early autumn. The rapper has garnered attention…

Track By Track: ‘Floating Harmonies’ By Júníus Meyvant

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Westman Islands-based singer-songwriter Júníus Meyvant first started to turn heads for his soulful folk pop after releasing his first single,…

DJ Of The Week: DJ B-Ruff

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DJ B-Ruff (or Benni, as he is usually referred to) rose to prominence in the early 2000s with one of…

The Berry Picking Winners Of This Week’s #GVPics Are Here!

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According to this week’s photo entries with Monday off for most of us, it’s been a long weekend of travelling,…