Mother and Child, Gin and Tonic
Ásmundur Sveinsson, Anna Júlía Friðbjörnsdóttir, Arna Óttarsdóttir, Árni Jónsson, Carissa Batkay, Elísabet Brynhildardóttir, Hildur Bjarnadóttir, Klemens Hannigan, Ragnheiður Gestsdóttir, Sigurrós G. Björnsdóttir, Sindri Leifsson
Halla Einarsdóttir, Hákon Bragason, Hrefna Hörn Leifsdóttir, Joe Keys, Katrín Agnes Klar, Kristín Karólína Helgadóttir, Lukas Bury, Kristín Morthens, Weronika Balcerak, Nína Óskarsdóttir, Ragnhildur Weisshappel, Sigrún Gyða Sveinsdóttir, Sólbjört Vera Ómarsdóttir, Una Margrét Árnadóttir, Þórður Hans Baldursson
Ívar Brynjólfsson, Emma Heiðarsdóttir, Haraldur Jónsson, Joe Keys, Tine Bek
Gambit – Erró, Chronicler of Current Affairs
Sigurður Árni Sigurðsson
Hekla Dögg Jónsdóttir
0° 0° Null Island
Why is Iceland so poor?
Sæmundur Þór Helgason, Ásta Ólafsdóttir, Bjarki Bragason, Daði Guðbjörnsson, Erling T.V. Klingenberg, Geoffrey Hendricks, G. Erla, Hildur Hákonardóttir, Íris Elfa Friðriksdóttir, John Cage, Niels Hafstein, Rúna Þorkelsdóttir, Snorri Ásmundsson, Steingrímur Eyfjörð, Wiola Ujazdowska
Group Exhibition / Samsýning
Art of lights in work
Grants & Residencies deadlines
Three times a year: February 1, June 1 and October 1
Will open in August 2024, for the residency period May 2025-May 2026
International Studio & Curator Program
Will open in March 2024, for the residency stay in 2025
Icelandic Visual Arts Fund
The next deadline will be announced in summer for the second application round in 2024
Umræðuþræðir með Sabeth Buchmann
Fyrsti gestur ársins 2024 í fyrirlestraröðinni Umræðuþræðir er Dr. Sabeth Buchmann, prófessor í nútíma- og póstmódernískri listasögu við Listaháskólann í Vínarborg. Erindi hennar ber yfirskriftina Infrastructure on Trial. Fyrirlesturinn fer fram á ensku.
Due to a system malfunction the deadline for the Visual Arts Fund has extended until Tuesday February 13 at 16.00.
Studio update: Una Björg at Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Una Björg Magnúsdóttir grants us a glimpse to the other side of the coin, in her studio at Künstlerhaus Bethanien. Una is a grantee of Icelandic Art Center. In April this year you can see her solo show at Künstlerhaus Bethanien.
Out There with Egill Sæbjörnsson
Artist Egill Sæbjörnsson joins Becky & Tinna to discuss his solo exhibit at the National Gallery of Iceland titled Egill Sæbjörnsson and Infinite Friends of the Universe. In the exhibition, Egill invites an infinite number of friends to join in an instance of togetherness in the endless playroom of art. The exhibition is on view until February 25th 2024, so make sure you make the visit whilst you can!
Advisory consultation for application making
The Icelandic Art Center offers assistance with application preparation and information presentation for the upcoming fund deadline.
Applications welcome - The Reykjavík Art Book Fair
The Reykjavík Art Book Fair returns this 23rd to 26th May. The fair will be held at the Reykjavík Art Museum - Hafnarhús.
That’s a Very Large Number — A Commerzbau
The Icelandic Art Center is pleased to share the title and further details of Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir’s presentation for the Icelandic Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia 2024. The Reykjavík-based artist will present That’s a Very Large Number — A Commerzbau by Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir, an exhibition of new sculpture and installation works, curated by American curator Dan Byers. That’s a Very Large Number —A Commerzbau will respond to the Icelandic Pavilion and the Biennale Arte 2024 itself, with an uncanny exhibition that playfully subverts expectations of beauty, value, and utility within the framework of a global art event.
Isabella Rjeille at IAC´s Visitors Program
At the end of January we will welcome Isabella Rjeille co-curator of the next New Museum Triannele as a guest at our Visitors Program. Isabella will visit artists and curators for a few days. The Visitors Program is an important part of Icelandic Art Center's activities.
Application deadline February 1
Applications open for the Icelandic Visual Arts Fund
The deadline for the first application round in 2024 is at 16.00 Monday, February 12.
The role of the fund is to award project grants in the field of visual arts and art research.