Sequences is an independent international art festival, which focuses on time based art. The aim of the festival is to produce and present progressive visual art. Amongst previous exhibiting artists are: Joan Jonas, David Horvitz, Agnes Martin, Hekla Dögg Jónsdóttir, Guido van der Werve, Ragnar Kjartansson, Emily Wardill, Roger Ackling, Margrét H. Blöndal, Carolee Schneemann, Rebecca Erin Moran, Finnbogi Pétursson and Alicja Kwade.
Past editions have been curated by local and international artists/curators, amongst others are Margot Norton (New Museum, NY), Markús Thor Andrésson (Reykjavík Art Museum, IS) and Alfredo Cramerotti (dir. Mostyn, Wales).
Founding members of Sequences are artist run Kling & Bang gallery (est. 2003), the Living Art Museum (est. 1978) and the Icelandic Art Center, that together with artists active in the local art scene at each time, run the festival. Sequences is a non-profit festival.
Sequences XI: Can’t See
Making deeper connections between the Baltic and Icelandic artistic communities, spotlighting unique, decentralised narratives from these geographical and cultural borders.
Sequences X: Time Has Come
Time Has Come was the title for the tenth Sequences art biennale, held between 15-24 October 2021.
Sequences IX: Really
Sequences 2019 was celebrated widely throughout Reykjavík, with exhibition venues including the Living Art Museum and Kling & Bang, both housed in the Marshall House in Grandi, Ásmundarsalur, Harbinger, Open and Bíó Paradís.
Sequences VIII: Elastic Hours
Presented constellations of art installations, performances, sonic works, video, and public interventions throughout the city of Reykjavík.
Sequences VII: Plumbing
Sequences VII presents a spectrum of video installations, exhibitions, screenings, performances and discussions centred on the theme of “Plumbing,” highlighting the often-unseen infrastructure that underlies digital communication and its complex network of pipes and wires and its metaphorical correspondence with the physical structure of the body as well as of the earth.
New episode of Out There – Sequences Live Program
In this episode of the Icelandic Art Center’s podcast “Out There” Tereza Eyrún Hofová takes over the podcast and talks to Teo Ala-Ruona, Johhan Rosenberg, and Netti Nüganen.
Sequences Art Biennial opens 11th edition ‘Can´t See’
On Friday 13 October, Sequences Art Biennial opens its 11th edition ‘Can’t See’, which will run until 22 October in Reykjavik, Iceland. Curated by Marika Agu, Maria Arusoo, Kaarin Kivirähk, and Sten Ojavee from the Estonian Centre of Contemporary Art, ‘Can’t See’ features over 50 of the most exciting emerging and established artists from the Nordic and Baltic regions, interwoven with visionary international artists.
Sequences XI – Can’t See central exhibition ongoing
The Sequences Biennale opened on October 13 with an extensive program and exhibition openings with over 50 artists participating.
Sequences XI announces full artists list
Sequences Biennial is delighted to announce the full list of participating artists for its 11th edition, which will open to the public from 13. – 22. October in Reykjavík, Iceland. Titled Can’t See, the Biennial explores the ever-growing threat of ecological destruction by delving into spaces that cannot be perceived by the human eye, from the depths of the sea and layers of the soil, imagining the debris of the past and visions of the future.
Sequences XI announces Curatorial Themes and Title
The 11th edition of Sequences Biennial, entitled Can’t See, will take place over ten days, from 13-22 October 2023 in Reykjavík, Iceland. The festival will bring visitors together at the darkest time of the year, for an exchange of energy and ideas, with a programme featuring exhibitions, performances, lectures, walks, guided tours and more.
The curators of Sequences XI announced
The 11th edition of Sequences will take place in October 2023. Marika Agu, Maria Arusoo, Kaarin Kiviähk and Sten Ojave are this edition’s curators,who work together at the Estonian Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), based in Tallinn, Estonia. The curatorial collective was appointed as the next festival’s curators through the selection process of an open call.