Hulda Stefánsdóttir on memory and time
March 3rd, 2017, 10.15 am, classroom 53 at the Icelandic Academy of the Arts
Hulda Stefánsdóttir will be delivering an errand on her creative process, especially focusing on ideas on dimensions of time within the stillness of a painting’s surface. The exhibition Shift (2016) at BERG Contemporart reflected on the impossibility of capturing a specific moment without it carrying an echo or evidence of the past. How is the here and now, simultaneously a memory of what was? Therefore there can never be a perfect starting point or the tabula rasa.
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In other news
Artist talk with Steina at the National Gallery of Iceland
On 18th of May Steina will discuss her works with Hildur and Kristín Bjarnadóttir, the artist’s sisters, and Kristín Scheving, head of Vasulka-chamber, at the National Gallery of Iceland. The talk will be in icelandic and starts at 16:30. Free admission. Visitors can also see Steina’s Pyroglyphs, which is on display at the National Gallery,
Machine Vision by Steina at LOOP Festival 2017
BERG Contemporary proudly announces that Steina’s Machine Vision (1978) will be part of the exhibition ‘VIDEO REWIND: A look back from early video works from the 1970s and 1980s’ at LOOP Festival in Barcelona from May 17-25. On May 25th Steina and Woody Vasulka will be participating in conversation with Kristín Scheving and Don Foresta at LOOP
BERG Contemporary at LOOP Fair 2017, Barcelona
At LOOP Fair 2017, BERG Contemporary will present Golden Voyage (1973) by pioneering video artists Steina and Woody Vasulka. In the mid-1970s, while working with various engineers and designers, the Vasulkas developed electronic tools specifically designed for art usage. They merged analog methods to digital methods, resulting in the precursor of many computer aided visualizations