1-16 june 2024

March 20, 2024

A diverse flora of visual arts

We are proud to introduce the visual arts programme of our 2024 festival! From June 1 to 16 we will offer a diverse flora of events for art enthusiasts. Featuring a large number of artists, there are installations, sculptures, photography, audio works and festivals set to open in galleries and museums in the capital area and around the country.

Reykjavík Art Museum hosts Jónsi's first solo exhibition in Europe, Flood, where his immersive audio installations will reveal new worlds, starting from the opening day of the festival. By Reykjavík Pond, artists Anna Andrea Winther and Agnes Ársæls will exhibit art for birds and people under the title Inter-bite: Feathers, fingers, antennas. Auður Lóa Guðnadóttir's delightful sculpture exhibition, In Mid-Air, will open in Outvert Art Space in Ísafjörður. At Sláturhúsið in Egilsstaðir, photographer Agnieszka Sosnowska and Ingunn Snædal engage in a creative dialogue in their exhibition Rask. Akureyri Art Museum presents Is This North? a major group exhibition exploring the Arctic. The thriving cultural activities of Alþýðuhúsið in Siglufjörður received the Eyrarrósin Award 2023-24 and the venue will host a three day international festival, INTO. In a transformed captain's bridge in Seyðisfjörður, Kiosk 108, a music and performance art festival will take place, curated by Captain Monika Fryčová. Ásmundarsalur-on-the-go travels the city with a container where guests can experience an installation by artists Shu Yi and Þórdís Erla Zoëga. Tumi Magnússon presents Loop, a new video and audio installation, at the National Gallery of Iceland. Kling & Bang hosts two solo exhibitions: Magnús Sigurðarson's HAPPY TALES of DEATH and MELANCHOLY or THE GREAT AMERICAN FAILURE, and Guðrún Marta Jónsdóttir's Silfurgjá. The Living Art Museum presents a group exhibition, Course, which addresses the paradox of "exhibiting sound". Artist Yuliana Palacios will exhibit new video work, Here is my home, in Gerðarsafn. The Nordic House invites guests to experience an international group exhibition, (Post), tackling the anthropocene. Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir's solo exhibition, Future Fragments, will be held by the National Museum of Iceland.

The festival programme will be announced in its entirety in April - stay tuned!