Deconstruction of Heavy Industry in Helguvík

Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson

The exhibition and project in process, Deconstruction of Heavy Industry in Helguvík by the artists Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson and The Magic Team in dialogue and collaboration with the local activist group Opponents of Heavy Industry in Helguvík, other environmental activists, economist and people living in and around Reykjanesbær and curator Jonatan Habib Engqvist.

Deconstruction of Heavy Industry in Helguvík is a project in process, we recommend guests to visit more than once and participate in the dialogue.

The opening party will be on Saturday, March 9 at 2 pm.

Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson started their collaboration in the Netherlands in 1997. Their works are collaborative and interdisciplinary; they work with video, photography, audio sculpture and multimedia installations, performances and interventions. Libia & Ólafur represented the Icelandic Pavilion at the 54th Biennale di Venezia (2011). They have presented their works in the public space in different cities across Europe and have exhibited solo shows at various venues around the globe.

Jonatan Habib Engqvist is an internationally active curator and author. From 2021 editor of Ord&Bild.

Artist: Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson

Curator: Jonatan Habib Engqvis


24.02.2024 – 28.04.2024


Reykjanes Art Museum

Duusgata 2-8, 230 Reykjanesbær, Iceland



Opening hours:

Monday12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday12:00 - 17:00
Thursday12:00 - 17:00
Friday12:00 - 17:00
Saturday12:00 - 17:00
Sunday12:00 - 17:00

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