Despite its small size, our nation’s artistic and cultural life is strong and diverse. You’ll find plenty to appreciate whether you look towards art, music, literature, dance, photography, or drama. Attending events, purchasing artwork, and listening to music are important to support and maintain this thriving culture. And with new and exciting artists constantly emerging, there’s always a supply of fresh talent to discover.

There are two captivating exhibits at the Kling & Bang Gallery in the Marshall House in Örfirisey. Jóhanna Kristbjörg Sigurðardóttir’s “From Idea to Execution” features new works that incorporate figurative and symbolic language. The artist skillfully blends recognizable lines, forms, and simple metaphors to create meaning and context between paintings, sculptures, photographs, and video works. Meanwhile, Vilhjálmur Yngvi Hjálmarsson’s “Snúningshraði – Rate of Rotation” focuses on his own creative process, which is heavily influenced by experimentation.

It’s important to give ideas like our passion for culture and the arts the time and space they need to flourish. These exhibits are open until February, so take advantage of your chance to enrich your life with these enriching cultural experiences.

Rate of Rotation

From idea to execution

From idea to execution

From idea to execution

From idea to execution

The Marshall House in Örfirisey in Grandi

Photographs & text: Páll Stefánsson