Archive for October, 2018

Liminalities 04.11.2018

Oct 31 2018 Published by under Uncategorized

The Living Art Museum and Cycle Music and Art festival invite you to Liminalities, a music and visual art event that takes place on Sunday November 4th at 20:00 at The Marshall House. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Liminalities is a interdisciplinary project based on collaboration between contemporary visual artists, musicians and composers. When trying to grasp what goes on in one field of art production, it is also necessary to understand the forces effective in other fields.

In the process of creating music and visual art, similar questions are being asked and the open elements of play and experiment are nearly identical. Musicians and artists involve the perceiving audience and they engage with the surrounding space. In Liminalities visual art is not merely a backdrop for the music and the compositions do not serve as lounge music for an art installation. Here visual art feeds music and music carries visual art and thereby opening up new ways of engaging with the audience.

The collaboration between the visual artists, musicians and composers of Liminalities started tentatively in Berlin in 2015 and has been developing since to its current state. Throughout the period workshops, presentations and concerts have been held where the musicians, compositions and artists have met and developed common concepts that combine the processability and immediacy of music with the presence and materiality of visual art. The concert at The Living Art Museum will be the final culmination of this project.

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Women’s Strike 2018: The Living Art Museum Closes at 02:55 pm today

Oct 24 2018 Published by under Uncategorized

The Living Art Museum closes today, 24th October, at 02:55 PM

Calculating the Time of the Strike

The time of departure for women is calculated as the percentage of “income from work” that women get compared to men, the “gender overall earnings gap”. Important: This is not the unexplained “gender pay gap”.

More information on the webpage and Join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #kvennafrí and follow the strike @kvennafri.

Don’t Change Women, Change the World!

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Artist Talk 18.10.2018 – Another Space, Eygló Harðardóttir and Guðbjörg R. Jóhannesdóttir

Oct 18 2018 Published by under Uncategorized

Artist talk
18.10.2018 at 20:00
Eygló Harðardóttir and Guðbjörg R. Jóhannesdóttir

On the occasion of Another Space, an exhibition by Eygló Harðardóttir, The Living Art Museum warmly welcomes you to an artist talk with Eygló and Guðbjörg R. Jóhannesdóttir. The event starts at 20:00 Thursday the 18th of October at The Marshall House. The talk will take place in icelandic and be open to everyone.

Works by Eygló Harðardóttir gather together in Another Space, like crystals in constant growth, like reactive moments to material that has accumulated in process with the artist. Some works assist in displacing the space they occupy by implying an alternate to it. Others ground it, fasten it and make us aware of it. They weightlessly balance upon colour, content and a trust in found unaltered components. They assemble with a sense of impermanence and build new space.

For Eygló, works happen as an intuitive approach to the material, with no planned or perceived endpoint in sight, but rather a way of marking moments on surfaces. She explores the edges of the material, their structure, potential, discards and employs the opportunity to shift them. It is often more than not that the remnants of a long conversation with the material becomes the work we view in the end. In that process, and here in the exhibition, the material is stretched out, suspended, adjusted and re-arranged.

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Book launch, 11. oct: We Are Here

Oct 09 2018 Published by under Uncategorized

11.10.2018 at 20:00

Book launch and installation
Artist talk with Detel Aurand and Claudia Hausfeld

A reading from We are Here by Unnur Jökulsdóttir

The Living Art Museum welcomes you to the release of We are Here, an artist book by Detel Aurand. It will take place on Thursday the 11th of October at The Marshall House. On the occasion there will be an artist talk with Detel Aurand and Claudia Hausfeld followed by a reading from We are Here by Unnur Jökulsdóttir. The program starts at 20:00 and the artist talk will take place in English. In connection with the publication an installation will be on display in the entrance hall of The Living Art Museum until October 16th.

Beginning and end, black and white, inhale and exhale, young and old—and everything in between. These ties, often imperceptible to the human eye, are explored by Berlin artist Detel Aurand in this work. Her book, We are Here, brings together artistic works created over the last twenty years, photos from the artist’s personal collection, and an autobiographical text about the relationship between Detel Aurand and her partner Jón Sigurgeirsson (1909-2003), between Iceland and Berlin. As hinted by the title, We are Here deals with our perception of time. Are we able to see into the now? What is visible, what stays hidden? It is an intimate and equally universal work about the simultaneity of all things and about how ostensible boundaries and borders dissolve when we encounter timeless beauty.

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