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Artist Book Talk with Ragna Róbertsdóttir & Studio Studio

May 16 2018 Published by under Uncategorized

The Living Art Museum invites you to a book talk with Ragna Róbertsdóttir and Studio Studio (Arnar Freyr Guðmundsson, Birna Geirfinnsdóttir) about the recent publication ‘Ragna Róbertsdóttir Works 1984 – 2017’, Thursday May 17th at 8pm in The Marshall House.

The talk will take place in Icelandic, is free and open to all.

Studio Studio consists of designers Arnar Freyr Guðmundsson and Birna Geirfinnsdóttir. Their key projects are within the field of book design, typography, identity and editorial work.

Arnar and Birna will discuss the preparation of the book, from conceptual work to full print realization.

‘Ragna Róbertsdóttir Works 1984 – 2017’ is an extensive monograph oF Ragna´s practice, which offers a coherent look into her works from the eighties to the present. The book is published alongside her current exhibition at The Living Art Museum by DISTANZ, Berlin.

Between mountain and tide is open until May 20th, between 12 – 6pm.

It is possible to get your copy of the publication in the museum – at a special price – while the exhibition Milli fjalls og fjöru (Between mountain and tide) stands.

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Womens Day Off

Nov 26 2015 Published by under Uncategorized

The Living Art Museum is contributing to Konsthall C one day symposium investigating collective practices and their relationships to political organising.

The symposium is particularly inspired by the ‘Women’s Day Off’, a strike that happened in Iceland in 1975 that sought to highlight and make visible women’s work within the home. The strike is one of the most impressive acts of women’s organising to challenge gender inequality in Northern Europe. Presentations and discussions throughout the day build on ideas of collective working and art’s relationship to political organising.

To book a place at this free event please email and for the full programme please visit This event will be held in English.

Schedule – Women’s Day Off
10:30am – Doors open
11am – Welcome and Introduction
11:15am – Emma Tolander, Hello Body!
11:30am – Kamilla Askholm (CAMP / Center for Art on Migration Politics)
12 noon – Dady de Maximo (Artist, Journalist and Fashion Designer – CAMP)
12:30pm – Responding Questions
1pm – Shared Lunch provided
2:30pm – Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir, Becky Forsythe and H. K. Rannversson (Nýló / Living Art Museum)
3:15pm – Responding Questions
3:45pm – Maiko Tanaka (The Grand Domestic Revolution)
4:30pm – Responding Questions by writer Gunilla Lundahl
5pm – Symposium closing and opening at Konsthall C’s Centrifug

Contributors include: Emma Tolander, dancer, choreographer and member of the feminist collective ÖFA-collective
Kamilla Askholm from Copenhagen’s CAMP (Centre for Art on Migration Politics); the artist, journalist and fashion designer Dady de Maximo; Stockholm based writer Gunilla Lundahl
Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir, Becky Forsythe and H. K. Rannversson from The Living Art Museum in Iceland
Maiko Tanaka, curator and co-initiator of the project The Grand Domestic Revolution.

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