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Art of noise: UK project aims to save lost sounds

Gulf News 04 Dec 2022
LONDON ... The “obsolete sounds” project features more than 150 recordings collected from around the world, and also includes remixes of those sounds by musicians and sound artists ... “Today, the pace of change is ridiculous ... Field recordings are “having a moment”, he adds, with artists such as ethereal Icelandic singer Bjork using them in their music ... .
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Art of noise: A unique project aims to save lost soundsOver the past five years, ...

Deccan Herald 04 Dec 2022
The "obsolete sounds" project features more than 150 recordings collected from around the world, and also includes remixes of those sounds by musicians and sound artists ... "Today, the pace of change is ridiculous ... Field recordings are "having a moment", he adds, with artists such as ethereal Icelandic singer Bjork using them in their music ... Sign Up.
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Electronic, indie music duo gives Cebu crowd ‘best of both worlds’

Sun Star 03 Dec 2022
People from the rock and roll world have felt for years that electronic music had no soul, but now electronic music can not only have soul but have all the shapes in the world” so said Icelandic artist Bjork ... But over the years, there have been unorthodox musical acts, artists that crossed the threshold of electronic music and rock, and vice versa.
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Björk shares transfixing new video for ‘Sorrowful Soil’

NME 02 Dec 2022
READ MORE. Björk ... The video for the track, which is from the singer’s new album ‘Fossora’, finds the artist singing at the recently erupted Icelandic volcano Fagradalsfjall ... (Credit. Vidar Logo) ... In her recent cover interview with NME, the Icelandic music icon explained about how ‘Sorrowful Soil’ is a mournful ode to motherhood ... .
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Olafur Eliasson on how art can inform and bring change

France24 01 Dec 2022
Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson is known for his large-scale installations that challenge people to rethink ...
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Symmetry and reflection define Qatar desert installation by Olafur Eliasson

Your Middle East 23 Nov 2022
Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has created an installation comprised of mirrored circular structures on a desert site in Qatar for the World Cup. ... .
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November gallery guide: Mona Kuhn, Richard Learoyd and more

San Francisco Examiner 23 Nov 2022
The theme of the fifth anniversary exhibition at McEvoy Foundation for the Arts — artists working with color — is far from revolutionary, but it’s a forgivably broad excuse to include as many knockouts as possible ... Now, the Icelandic artist’s hour-long, nine-screen video installation is back.
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This Day in History - November 21

Jamaica Observer 21 Nov 2022
This is the 325th day of 2022. There are 40 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT. 1845 ... 164 BC ... Carlo Fragoni, Italian poet (1692-1768); Voltaire, French poet-philosopher (1694-1778); Belgian artist René Magritte, one of the most prominent Surrealist painters (1898-1967); Bjork, Icelandic actress-singer (1965- ); Goldie Hawn, US actress (1945- ) ... .
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Travis Scott praises Björk as “one of my biggest inspirations”

NME 17 Nov 2022
The US rap star praised the Icelandic artist while he was performing at the inaugural Chile edition of Primavera Sound festival last week. “One of my favourite artists in the whole world is here tonight,” Scott told fans during his set on Sunday (November 13) ... The artist has also signed a deal with A24 to release a film based on his unreleased album.
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A superstar of contemporary art presents new work in New York

The Washington Post 14 Nov 2022
Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson’s “There Is a Song in My Heart and a Hammer in My Brain” features a gorgeous video installation, somewhat like his famous “The Visitors.” ... .
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Great Escapes: Aarhus, Denmark’s Unsung Second City

Barrons 11 Nov 2022
A centerpiece of AroS, the city’s largest art museum, is Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson’s 150-foot-long “Your rainbow panorama,” a glass-enclosed walkway with sweeping city views through candy-colored glass. Provocative exhibitions include Valkyrie Rán, a monstrous, 165-foot textile installation by Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos.
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Iceland Airwaves Made Its Real Deal Return For 2022

Stereogum 06 Nov 2022
After an attempted comeback in 2021 was curtailed by ongoing COVID concerns, this year marked the festival scaling back up its normal size — a few nights spread amongst venues across Reykjavik, showcasing Icelandic artists alongside international talent, sold out in a city already thronged with tourists.
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The Story Behind TIME’s New Optical Illusion Climate Change Cover

Time 27 Oct 2022
So we turned the cover (or rather, covers) over to one of the world’s most prominent contemporary artists, Olafur Eliasson ... To accomplish the effect on TIME’s cover, the Icelandic-Danish artist used a technique called afterimaging ... globe by artist Christo.
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BookTrib’s Bites: Four Books to Steal Your Breath Away

Johnson City Press 19 Oct 2022
(NewsUSA) -. “The Color of Ice”. by Barbara Linn Probst. This is the breathtaking story of a woman’s awakening to passion, beauty and the redemptive power of unconditional love. Freelance photographer Cathryn McAllister travels to Iceland for a shoot with an enigmatic artist who wants to capture the country’s iconic blue icebergs in glass ... Until now.

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