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‘Across the Divide’: Art faculty of MSU and UM featured at the Holter

Independent Record 04 Mar 2021
Across the gallery, one sees -- “Ratljóst” -- a series of four moody photos of sparse Icelandic winterscapes as darkness descends, lending them an unsettling aura ... “Ratljóst is a uniquely Icelandic word that loosely translates, ‘only enough light to find one's way,’” writes Matthew Hamon in his artistic statement ... It unites the artists.

Augmented reality art: Where your home becomes the gallery

BBC News 23 Feb 2021
Ever dreamed of hanging artworks by leading artists around your home? Well now you can for free, thanks to augmented reality or AR as it is known ... Danish-Icelandic artist Eliasson said ... Argentinian artist Tomas Saraceno is using augmented reality to encourage people to tackle their fears by letting a giant spider loose in their homes.

A brush with… eight artists tell us about the books and poems that inspire their work

The Art Newspaper 11 Feb 2021
The artist Charles Gaines put it better than anyone ... Gaines is one of eight artists interviewed for the second series of A brush with…, where each was asked ... And the writers and poets are absorbed into the artists’ work in distinct ways ... The Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson picked two distinct classics with some shared themes.

Tine Fischer to depart CPH:DOX to run Danish film school

Screen Daily 09 Feb 2021
Fischer will continue to spearhead the 18th edition of CPH.DOX, with its new dates of April 21-May 2 ... School tumult ... She is the owner of the Fischer Film production company and has produced by Mauro Andrizzi and Marcus Lindeen and the art-film web project with Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson; she was also executive producer on , ,  and ... .

Unreal City, an AR art tour of London, is opened to the world—with some limitations

The Art Newspaper 03 Feb 2021
... artists from all over the world including Nina Chanel Abney, Olafur Eliasson, Cao Fei, Alicja Kwade, and others ... That experience, an augmented reality smartphone app that enables you to view the first augmented reality artwork by the Icelandic artist and curator, received 3 stars.

The Independent Gamer: 'Nuts' Developer Explains Why Squirrels Fulfilled Design Need

The Hollywood Reporter 29 Jan 2021
The game hails from development team Joon, Pol, Muuutsch, Char & Torfi, who are Belgian game developer and designer Jonatan (Joon) Van Hove, French artist Pol Clarissou, German foley artist Almut Schwacke, Irish narrative writer Charlene Putney, and Icelandic based artist Torfi Ásgeirsson.

This artist sees the snow like 'a giant sheet of paper' — see what she creates

The Berkshire Eagle 21 Jan 2021
... artist Danielle Galietti’s walks around her neighborhood, but she chose to see it as an opportunity ... Artist Danielle Galietti of North Adams ... Galietti said the germ of the idea came from an artist’s residency she did in a small village on the north shore of Iceland a few years ago.

What We Are Reading Today: Island Zombie; Island Writings by Roni horn

Arab News 04 Jan 2021
Contemporary artist Roni Horn first visited Iceland in 1975 at the age of 19, and since then, the island’s treeless expanse has had an enduring hold on Horn’s creative work ... essays, Island Zombie distills the artist’s lifelong experience of Iceland’s natural environment.

Daði Freyr teams up with ÁSDÍS on huge new single ‘Feel The Love’

NME 03 Jan 2021
Daði Freyr has begun 2021 by sharing an uplifting new single – watch the video for ‘Feel The Love’, a collaboration with fellow Icelandic singer ÁSDÍS, below ... ‘Feel The Love’ is the second collaboration between the two Icelandic artists after they released the track ‘Náum Aðeins Andanum‘ last year.

Tim Severin: Writer and explorer best known for the Brendan Voyage

The Irish Times 02 Jan 2021
Tim Severin. Born. September 25th, 1940. Died. December 18th, 2020 ... “We were very poor. The tea planters were not rich ... ... ... Severin and his crew sailed to the Aran Islands and from there to Iona, the Hebrides, the Faroe Islands (where they picked up artist, Trondur Patersson), before sailing on to Iceland and Greenland and from Greenland to Newfoundland ... .

Iceland hosting virtual New Year’s Eve party with guaranteed Northern Lights and Sigur Rós

Metro UK 31 Dec 2020
All is not lost, however, thanks to Iceland ... The free virtual event, which starts at 23.35 GMT and will count down to the new year, will see popular music artists Sigur Ros and Kaleo, among other Icelandic celebrities, transformed into avatars for the night ... Iceland has long been a ...

7 terrific Bay Area things to do over New Year’s weekend

East Bay Times 31 Dec 2020
There will be no jaunting off to Europe this winter, but that doesn’t mean you have to forego the Aurora Borealis or a virtual soak in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon. Here’s how to spend a day in virtual Iceland ... Bay Area jazz artists from Kenny Washington to Bobi Cespedes to the Jazz Mafia ...

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center looks to future as inaugural exhibit 'Bright Golden Haze' draws to a close

The Oklahoman 25 Dec 2020
the installation "Black glass eclipse" by Olafur Eliasson, a Danish-Icelandic artist now based in Berlin, Germany ... Curator Jennifer Scanlan talks about the piece "Black glass eclipse" by Olafur Eliasson, a Danish-Icelandic artist now based in Berlin, Germany," which ...

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