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Diving Into Metamorphosis

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“We wanted to take the legends of the sea up to the surface with us, not just to show fashion…

Reykjavík Runway

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Assistants Of FashionReykjavík Runway, Iceland’s first fashion consultancy, has provided a fantastic design competition with a twist: where a group…

Metaphors To Save You At Sea

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When the unpredictability and trepidation of the sea becomes symbolic for a nation’s political saga, it’s not bewildering that several…

A Lost Horse Found In Reykjadam

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The Lost Horse Gallery has moved from the old converted stable at Skólastræti 1 and found a new home on…

The Kids Are Doing It For Themselves…

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A revival has occurred in artist run spaces after the closing of many exciting galleries such as the Dwarf Gallery,…

Playing Around in the Bed of Roses

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“Life isn’t just a game- it’s also a bed of roses…” is an odd title for an exhibition, although when…

Fiction Conflicting With Reality

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I spent the day at the Kópavogur Museum of Natural History with artist Sigurrós Svava Ólafsdóttir as she explained the…

What Will We Remember?

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The annual Iceland Academy of The Arts show at Kjarvalsstaðir was another diverse range of innovative designs and artwork, divided…

A Reconstruction of Thoughts

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“Parallax,” by the artist Elín Hansdóttir, will be showing at the Reykjavík Art Museum until the 19th of May. The…

Ipseity – Abeyance

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As part of the Northern Lights Festival, the Nordic House has been hosting the group exhibition “Ipseity- Abeyance”. The exhibition…

Seething Kraum

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The popular Icelandic design shop, Kraum, was opened in 2007, a collaborative effort of some 30 designers to produce a…

Bus 51 To Hveragerði – An Exciting New Option In Travel

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Since the 2nd of January, the city bus company Strætó has provided the towns of Hveragerði and Selfoss with a…

The Scandinavian

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The Scandinavian and its modern interpretation of traditional Nordic recipes are bound to become a small tourist haven, not to…

Make food not bombs

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An alternative restaurant every Saturday between 1pm and 5pm would be “Make food not Bombs” which for the past few…

How To Look Fabulous in a Financial Depression

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Inevitably times will be harder for the people of Iceland. It seems the only appropriate thing to do is to…


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