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Four BERG Contemporary artists at Rome Media Art Festival

Four of BERG Contemporary’s artists will be presenting their work at this year’s Media Art Festival in Rome. STEINA, WOODY VASULKA, SIGURÐUR GUÐJÓNSSON and DODDA MAGGÝ will all be presenting some of their video works at the festival which is being held between 17th and 19th May at MAXXI museum and other venues. The Media Art Festival explores new frontiers in art and technology through lectures, conferences, master classes and workshops, with the aim of bringing art closer to a younger generation while outlining creative ways to harness modern technology.

For more information about the festival program see here.


In other news

Haraldur Jónsson & Ásta Fanney perform in Hafnarborg

Haraldur Jónsson and Ásta Fanney Sigurðardóttir will present the collaborative performance BLÓÐSÓL III in Hafnarborg, Sunday March 3rd at 4 pm. The performance marks the closing event of the exhibition Phonemes – Exhibiting Music which explores the relationship of contemporary art and music. Among the works exhibited is Violin Power (1969-1978), one of the highlights

Páll Haukur opens exhibition with his father

Páll Haukur Björnsson will open the exhibition tómir fossar with his father Björn Haukur Pálsson in Mosfellsbær Art Gallery this upcoming Friday. The exhibition presents naturalistic paintings by the father in dialogue with abstract works by the son, creating a double landscape of sorts where waterfalls play the main role. The exhibition opening takes place

Recorder chosen for Loop Barcelona Critics’ Pick

Recorder (2010) by Sigurður Guðjónsson was recently chosen as one of blinkvideo’s Critics’ Pick of Loop Barcelona 2018. The critics Nicole Büsing and Heiko Klaas included Recorder in their selection of the highlights of the art fair which took place in November of last year. „The video work “Recorder”, created in 2010 by the Icelandic artist Sigurður