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Inside the Bizarre ‘Cult’ Whose Members Allege Sexual and Financial Exploitation

Vice 04 May 2021
By his early twenties, Gudnason had become enamoured with the Icelandic artists Haukur and Hörður Harðarson, twin brothers known for their works incorporating sculpture, movement and martial arts ... Not long after this, he left Iceland for good ... Nelson didn’t know for sure why Gudnason had left Iceland, but he had a theory.
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Why Iceland is the ideal post-Covid getaway

The Spectator 30 Apr 2021
Elsewhere in Iceland, there are other hot springs to try ... Iceland’s traditional glit pottery (also known as lava ceramics) is a perfect example of this ... The museum is dedicated to the work of West Icelandic artist, Ásmundur Sveinsson, and there are over 30 sculptures to view in the gardens of the museum, which was once the artists’ home and studio.
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Arlo Parks, Bartees Strange and more to play Iceland Airwaves 2021

NME 29 Apr 2021
Iceland Airwaves festival has added nearly 30 new acts to its 2021 edition, including Arlo Parks and Bartees Strange ... Iceland Airwaves’ Live From Reykjavík review ... The likes of Metronomy, Daði Freyr and Dry Cleaning were announced to be playing the festival last year, and more artists have now joined the line-up.
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Iceland Airwaves to Return This Fall With Arlo Parks, Bartees Strange

Spin 29 Apr 2021
One of the most interesting festivals every year is Iceland Airwaves ... As usual, the tastemaking festival features a nice blend of international and Icelandic artists, including two of our favorites with Arlo Parks and Bartees Strange, who featured very prominently on our best of 2020 albums and songs lists.
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Watch the Eurovision Husavik Oscars Performance Online

Collider 26 Apr 2021
The movie follows a duo of Icelandic artists, Lars Erickssong (Will Ferrell) and Sigrit Ericksdóttir (Rachel McAdams), representing their country in the popular reality show Eurovision Song Contest ... 'Eurovision's Oscar-Nominated Songwriters Break Down 'Húsavík' in All Its Icelandic Glory.
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Joy of finally seeing art up close in post-lockdown London gallery hop

The Observer 25 Apr 2021
Artist Lucy Sparrow wears an ‘NFS’ white coat in her felt chemist’s shop ... Some of the felt products created by artist Lucy Sparrow for her installation ... Works by artist Paolo Canevari at Cardi Gallery ... He is showing swirly abstract paintings by the Icelandic artist Katrin Fridriks.
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Pond life

Straits Times 25 Apr 2021
April 26, 2021 5.00 AM Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson's Life installation at the Fondation Beyeler in Riehen, ...
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Olafur Eliasson’s Little Sun project launches campaign for a solar-powered future

The Art Newspaper 22 Apr 2021
The non-profit organisation Little Sun, a climate-conscious initiative founded by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson and the engineer Frederik Ottesen, is commemorating Earth Day today with the launch of a campaign to raise awareness around the environmental crisis and solar-powered solutions.
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Olafur Eliasson floods museum and removes wall, opening it 24-hours-a-day to ‘insects, bats or birds’

The Art Newspaper 21 Apr 2021
a new site-specific installation called Life by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. The artist has removed one side of the Renzo Piano-designed building (with the architect’s blessing) and let the feature pond—usually separated from the climate-controlled interior by a large glass wall—into the museum.
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Christoph Büchel’s controversial migrant boat finally returns to Sicily after 2019 Venice Biennale display

The Art Newspaper 21 Apr 2021
The wrecked fishing ship controversially exhibited by the Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel at the 2019 Venice Biennale as an installation titled Barca Nostra has finally been returned from Venice to the Sicilian town of Augusta, its legal owner, according to a report by the New York Times.
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The National’s 20 greatest guitar moments, ranked

Guitar.com 20 Apr 2021
Melodically, the song is a close cousin of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson’s The Visitors and lyrically it finds a love-struck Berninger, “seeing stars in the air” as he probes the minutiae of his marriage for material, as well as throwing in a reference to the late American novelist John Cheever.
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Zeiterion announces slate of virtual events and classes in April

The Herald News 02 Apr 2021
... of contemporary creative voices exploring the medium of choreography for the camera! Join co-founders Ali Kenner Brodsky and Andy Russ to watch a diverse collection of thought-provoking international films by artists from Canada, Estonia, Iceland, Israel, and the United States.
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‘I teared up’: Inside the small Icelandic town campaigning for an Oscar

The Irish Times 29 Mar 2021
Among the 2,300 people living in this harbor town perched on Iceland’s northern coast, Orlygsson may be the highest-profile fan of Fire Saga ... The pair – who are “probably not” brother and sister – are selected by default to represent Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest after a ship carrying more prominent Icelandic singers explodes.
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Husavik: The small Icelandic town chasing Oscar success via a Eurovision film

The Irish Times 29 Mar 2021
Among the 2,300 people living in this harbour town perched on Iceland’s northern coast, Orlygsson may be the highest-profile fan of Fire Saga ... The pair – who are “probably not” brother and sister – are selected by default to represent Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest after a ship carrying more prominent Icelandic singers explodes.
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