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Dodda Maggý and BERG Contemporary release an album

On the occasion of Dodda Maggý’s exhibition, VARIATONS, BERG Contemporary is releasing a vinyl record with the work C series. The album is signed and numbered, in edition of 30. C series is about the working process of a composing method that Dodda Maggý created for the piece, as she was mostly interested in creating a process to compose music/sound and to use video as a tool to compose music.

 

„The work examines the flute as an instrument and the relationship of the image to a single note. The sound is made from a sampled flute, but only 15 notes that I chose. For each note I created circular images, and animated into 15 videoloops. Each form represents its own note. I then animated the video forms in a complex visual composition and added the sound to its dedicated form. In the end I removed the video leaving only the musical composition and continued to compose on top of that foundation. So the base musical composition was structured and created through the process of structuring the visuals.“

Dodda Maggý


In other news

BERG Contemporary at Photo L.A.

As part of photo l.a.’s first edition of Virtual Collect + Connect, BERG Contemporary will represent Katrín Elvarsdóttir’s photographic works from June 27th – 28th, during the virtual art fair. To get your tickets now, click here. For any preview enquiries, please contact gallery@bergcontemporary.is

We are expanding!

BERG Contemporary is pleased to announce an expansion to its gallery space in Reykjavík, with new exhibitions opening in the coming months. After being temporarily closed due to construction and COVID-19 restrictions our team is looking forward to welcoming guests again later this summer. Until then, the gallery will continue to be open by appointment

RÓSA GÍSLADÓTTIR’s proposal wins at Icelandic Regional Development Institute

Rósa Gísladóttir has been announced the winner of a competition held by the Icelandic Regional Development Institute, which will result in a new work by the artist in their newly built Sauðarkrókur headquarters. The three-dimensional work is titled The Rocket and the Diamond and bears reference to a journey towards the future and progression, according