ARTISTS & EVENTS 2020

Nanna Mølbak Hansen (DK)
Nanna Mølbak Hansen (DK)

Nanna is working across mediums exploring materiality, labour and site. In a process-oriented approach she is turning natural and other found material into objects or images often through the use of very early technologies. Her current work is focused on wool, thread and felt and the possible mythologies arising from this material. Nanna holds a BA in Textile Studies and a MA in Culture and Communication.

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Una Björg Magnúsdóttir (IS)
Una Björg Magnúsdóttir (IS)

Magnúsdóttir works mainly in sculpture. She channels her works into various objects and arrangements, which are in fact staging for the works themselves. Her works are often kinetic and/or emit sound, making them familiar to the viewer, while at the same time challenging their assumptions. Magnúsdóttir has participated in exhibitions abroad and in Iceland.

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Maria Guðjohnsen (IS)
Maria Guðjohnsen (IS)

María Guðjohnsen is an icelandic 3D Designer based in Berlin. Her work LIMINAL SPACE looks especially at Icelandic nature, to see if it rhymes with dreamy virtual reality. The artist’s works are playful, inspired by futurism, Sci-fi, romantic color palettes and natural forms.

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Sandra Ólafsdóttir (IS)
Sandra Ólafsdóttir (IS)

Sandra’s artistic expression can be enjoyed in a variety of forms such as videos, paintings, creative writing and more. The source of inspiration is her own experiences through life and the complex beauty of the human mind. Currently working a lot with the concept of darkness and light, forever hoping to help and inspire others to expand their vision as well as her own.

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Gethin Wyn Jones (GB)
Gethin Wyn Jones (GB)

Gethin works across a range of media including painting, sculpture and film. At its core, his work is concerned with examining commodity aesthetics across a range of representational codes and conventions. From this starting point he has developed an interest in seduction, fetishisation of surface, and cinema. Words such as seduction, glossiness, and surface are an important element of my practice. His aim is to create work that have a glossy sheen, dripping with gorgeousness.

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KIM.CAPPI (DK)
KIM.CAPPI (DK)

KIM.CAPPI performance duo explore the transformative potential in the encounter of two bodies, a given space and time. Through long-durational and site specific performances they rely on each other to transcend the point of total exhaustion and exposure of vulnerability. In the face of a burning planet they fight for a fundamental reconnection to their surroundings and each other. By implementing repetition, rigorous dogmas and endurance into their work, masks will fall and egos dissolve.

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Boris Vitazek (SK)
Boris Vitazek (SK)

Multimedia artist based in Bratislava, Slovakia. Best know for big projections that mix sound and visuals to make big immersive environment that creates an unique experience. His works are often based on fringes of science, religion and technology, to explore beyond everyday experience of people.

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Elve:Garvik:Rosenqvist:Solli (NO)
Elve:Garvik:Rosenqvist:Solli (NO)

Dance makers, movers and friends asking questions regarding a body free of representation, through performative practices. You’ll find us dancing around somewhere in the fjord.

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Mirjam Plattner (CH)
Mirjam Plattner (CH)

It is the void, the nothing or a (still) unused space where Mirjam Plattner's artistic practice starts - an architectural field giving the first impulse. Through experimental live sound performances, abstract video projections and large-scale installations she tries to approach the concept of space itself. She sees spatiality as a sensual experience where it is her aim to create a dialogue between ideas and the existing space - a tool to support her works in form, size and volume.

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Xanthe Harrison + Scott Hardy (NZ)
Xanthe Harrison + Scott Hardy (NZ)

Graphic designer Xanthe Harrison and photographer Scott Hardy make the artwork for List í ljósi each year. For 2020, they have captured flora in ice.

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Margrethe Kolstad Brekke (NO)
Margrethe Kolstad Brekke (NO)

Textile artist Brekke is in all her artworks maintaining traditions of textile storytelling, as known from tapestries, quilts and traditional handcraft patterns. The stories redistributed in Brekkes work are all centered on the big and burning questions of our times: the sublime challenges connected to sustainable transitions out of fossil-fueled economies. Within this framework, Brekke integrates interdisciplinary collaborations into various fields, community oriented projects.

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Martin Andersen (NO)
Martin Andersen (NO)

Stretching from the development of innovative 2nd hand concept store PLASTER to the running of a jazz-impro concert program SMALT, Martin Andersen's creative work over the last 20 years has been deeply connected to the small rural town Rjukan, located in a deep valley in the midst of Norwegian wilderness. Outside of Rjukan Andersen is best known for the Rjukan Sun Mirror -project, 3 giant mirrors creating a Sun-spot in the Rjukan city square during the 6 months the town is covered by shadow.

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Elsa Mencagli (DK)
Elsa Mencagli (DK)

Elsa is an artist exploring how intimate encounters between human and other-than-human bodies, can create a space for thinking and reflecting upon their ecological relationship with the environment, in ways that can bring us closer to other realities. Working within installation, video, and performance, she constructs ephemeral environments addressing the sensory body. She attempts to listen with all the cells of her body, to think through her hands, and to talk in other ways than words.

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Hyun Ah Kwon (KR)
Hyun Ah Kwon (KR)
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Lasse Høgenhof (DK)
Lasse Høgenhof (DK)

Lasse Høgenhof (86) is from Tjørring (DK), working in and from Seydisfjordur (IS) since 2011.

Elvar Már Kjartansson (IS)
Elvar Már Kjartansson (IS)

Elvar's work has been shown across Iceland as well as in exhibitions in France, Czech Republic and Austria. In 2016 Elvar was part of the project, Frontiers of Solitude, a collaboration between Skaftfell and institutions in Norway and the Czech Republic, which considered the contemporary transformation of landscape. Under the name Auxpan, Elvar releases experimental music and has participated in concerts in Iceland, France, USA, United Kingdom, Italy and Belgium.

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Gerome Johannes Gadient (CH)
Gerome Johannes Gadient (CH)

Space is where everything starts. Be it the real, virtual, acoustic, imagined or what could possibly lie behind it. Bundled matter in which anything is impossible; the infinite number of digits between 0 and 1, lukewarm areas, the possibility to see everything in intervals, to take attitudes, to convey perspectives and directions. Time is what makes things perceivable. Be it memories, short durations, long instants, coincidence or an apparent theory of everything.

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Chris Handberg (DK)
Chris Handberg (DK)

In his work, Chris Handberg investigates the relation between the technological and spiritual questions. Working with topics such as digital anxiety, faith in science, hope and rationality he creates site-specific environments that challenges our senses to open the door between the imaginary, the virtual and the real.

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Hilmar Guðjónsson(IS)
Hilmar Guðjónsson(IS)

Hilmar is an artist and producer based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is also an integral part of the List í ljósi production crew.

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Abigail Portner (US) ´Tengoku´
Abigail Portner (US) ´Tengoku´

Abby Portner is a production designer and visual artist from Los Angeles she creates sets and lighting design for bands like John Cale and animal collective . Most of her work is interactive installations that Are a mix of sculpture light and video. The new work 'Tengoku' will feature at both Reykjavik Winter Festival and List í ljósi

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ARTISTS & EVENTS 2019

Heliosynchesiy (SE)
Heliosynchesiy (SE)

Heliosynchesiy is an artistic research project playing with the notion of science fiction as a way to highlight how reality is negotiated through forms and formulations. In the center of the unfolding events is a fictional neurocognitive syndrome called Heliosynchesiy (Helio=Sun Synchesiy=Confusion).

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Lotte Rose Kjær Skau (DK)
Lotte Rose Kjær Skau (DK)

Lotte Rose Kjaer Skau is an artist who works in sculpture, video and digital painting utilising a variety of new media technologies. Her work takes its inspiration from different sources including music culture, technology, cybernetics, ritual gestures and cultural tradition mediated by software.

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Ellen Sofie Griegel (NO)
Ellen Sofie Griegel (NO)

Ellen Sofie Griegel is part of the HEIMA x LIL residency program, representing Norway.

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Naja Abelsen (GL)
Naja Abelsen (GL)

Naja Abelsen is participating in the HEIMA x LIL program representing Greenland.

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Emily Parsons-Lord (AU)
Emily Parsons-Lord (AU)

The colour signature of the sun made out of potassium powder and burnt in the gallery under a sheet of suspended paper. A performance work that will be presented at 16:00 on 16/2 in The colour signature of the sun made out of potassium powder and burnt in the gallery under a sheet of suspended paper. A performance work that will be presented on Saturday 2 February.

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Emily Parsons-Lord (AU)
Emily Parsons-Lord (AU)

Emily Parsons-Lord explored the physical connections between earth and the Sun in this pyrotechnic performance. Scales of time and space sit side by side in this live performance, deep space and shared space; cosmic time and the immediate explosive present. Emily Parsons-Lord’s artworks vanish into thin air. Creating art that exists at the fringes of natural sciences and politics, she transforms research into poetic artworks that can be inhaled, disappeared, or melt before your eyes. Fri 15 Feb.

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Boris Vitazek (SK)
Boris Vitazek (SK)

Second Litany, made in cooperation with Zuzana Sabova, is meditative procedural-generated experience using projection mapping with strong spacial illusion and music to convey sense of flow characteristic to religious experiences.

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Nocturnal (NZ) Passage
Nocturnal (NZ) Passage

List í ljósi Festival in collaboration with Nocturnal visual artists (NZ) present the work Passage for the Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival on Hallgrímskirkja. They will join the List í ljósi Festival programme and transform one of Seyðisfjörður´s iconic buildings on the 15th of February.

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Quincy Teofisto / Brandon Tay (SG)
Quincy Teofisto / Brandon Tay (SG)

Phase Transition is an installation that explores the beauty of transitional states. Between form and indeterminacy, accident and purpose, light and shadow, Metaphors from physics are expressed using a site-specific sculptural intervention

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Less is sisters (IS / DK) Tenerife
Less is sisters (IS / DK) Tenerife

Our name is Less is Sisters and our project is called Tenerife. We have been working together since 2016. We are a collaboration. We are interested in situations where people feel fine about themselves. Next to each other or next to sculptures or performances. If the most important time is now what do we do? What about a travel agency.

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Dance School Austurland (IS)
Dance School Austurland (IS)

"Everything comes to those who can wait". The sun, the light are very important in our lives. But, do we are ready to take it in to our house every time? Do we are prepare to have it and take care of it? Did we build a home for our sun? "The sun comes home" is a dance performance created by Alona perepelytsia and her teenagers students in Seydisfjordur.

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Heidi Zenisek & Eric Mortensen (US)
Heidi Zenisek & Eric Mortensen (US)

Two large fiber optic sculptures of abstracted jellyfish will be submerged in the lagoon. It's a visual representation of Mr. Mortensen's technical research, as well as paralleling personified versions of Mother Nature and natural disasters with themes of mythology that align with the ecofeminist motifs in Ms. Zenisek's work.

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Mountain Cray (IS / NL)
Mountain Cray (IS / NL)

Mountains. Breathtaking landscapes that have been here since the beginning of time itself. If they only had a voice. This piece is an audio visual installation whereby the viewer is sucked in by Icelandic mountains. The projected mountains are translated into music. Giving the viewers the feeling that the mountains have a voice and are communicating with us.

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Sean O'Brien (US)
Sean O'Brien (US)

Sean’s primary goal is to create an experience for the viewer that is engaging and encourages interaction. He wants people to touch, play, “feel like a kid,” go inside, explore and be curious. Using natural phenomena like the creation of colors in a rainbow, the glow-in-the-dark of phosphoresces or pull of magnetism the work becomes about each person's discovery as well as creating a shared experience of the strange and beautiful wonders of our universe. We are here now and everywhere forever.

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Christian Elovara Dinesen (DK)
Christian Elovara Dinesen (DK)

Christian Elovara Dinesen is a conceptual artist, mainly working with art in the public space. Christian is one of 6 artists awarded a place on the HEIMA x List í ljósi Residency programme 2019 in Seyðisfjörður.

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Kristín Scheving (IS)
Kristín Scheving (IS)

I didn’t know I would cross a border to meet one. I didn’t know I would cross an ocean to make a world picture. The strings are making a streamline to a spiral face that has been arranged into flesh with the dates of time strung invisible on the string like pearls/gestures of an unkempt bed of snow/linen where lay the images of death masks. A woman is proving that this movement is the message and the messenger based on a rising from within (an entire planetary system evolving from an embryo.)

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Hallur á Hálvmørk & Apolline Fjara
Hallur á Hálvmørk & Apolline Fjara

'Shadow Theatre' is an installation/performance with analog projectors based on the principle of the Magic lantern.

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Amanda Brannin (US) walk by me
Amanda Brannin (US) walk by me

An artist from Texas that likes to make very personal and unavoidably emotional works involving sound and space. There's something to be said and listened to.

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IYFAC (IS) HVÍT SÓL
IYFAC (IS) HVÍT SÓL

The artist group IYFAC (Inspirational Young Female Artist Club) currently exhibiting at Skaftfell Gallery have brought symbolically preserved “suns” from high summer with them in a new work for the flagpoles of Seyðisfjörður.

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Jorn Mathijssen & Jim van Woensel
Jorn Mathijssen & Jim van Woensel

Based on a five month participant observational research. Anthropologist Jim & cross-medial artist Jorn will build a reflectieve audio-visual landscape that invites their audience to a liminal phase of life, where they take an inwards journey to reflect on themselves and their society, where after this journey they will reintegrate society, armed with new thoughts of light that assimilates with the old system habits.

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Fjóla Heiðdal (IS)
Fjóla Heiðdal (IS)

Laser with smoke installation 'Four Seconds' by Fjóla Heiðdal (IS) as part of LungA School 2019

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ARTISTS & EVENTS 2018

Nocturnal (NZ)
Nocturnal (NZ)

Nocturnal (NZ) present the work ‘Echo’ also presented at Vertarhátíð Reykjavíkur. Nocturnal's resident audio-visual artists Samuel Miro and Delainy Kennedy were born into the arts industry, they have lived their lives at events of all genres across New Zealand and abroad. ‘Echo’ will bring the school to life in an audiovisual experience intertwining New Zealand and Icelandic heritage through abstraction and realism. Presented through the art of video projection mapping and rhythmic soundscape.

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Flat Earth Film Festival
Flat Earth Film Festival

The second annual Flat Earth Film Festival will take place on the 10-14 of February at Herðubreið Seyðisfjörður premiering shorts and features from around the world daily.

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Andrej Bako (UK)
Andrej Bako (UK)

Today I Wept

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Graham Murtough (UK)
Graham Murtough (UK)

Resisting Ruin is an installation that plays on ideas of visibility. Ordinary materials are re- contextualized to draw attention to important developments and changes within the local environment. Through movement and unexpected placement, the work becomes light and celebratory; a metaphorical act of resistance to darkness, to development or even ruin.

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Abigail Portner (US)
Abigail Portner (US)

Abigail Portner is an artist, filmmaker and production designer. Best known for her collaborations and whimsical set designs for Animal Collective, Portner has also directed music videos for John Cale, done large scale video projections for the opening of the Whitney Museum, and created puppets for Jim Henson Studios. Abby graduated from Parsons School of Design in NYC. Her love of theatre, music and children's shows got her interested in making large scale sculptures and set designs.

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Katla Guðbjörg (IS) Olga Becker (DK)
Katla Guðbjörg (IS) Olga Becker (DK)

By nature chickens are very responsive and sensitive to light, the rooster crows when the sun goes up. In February 2017 we experienced the first sun along with 3 dead chickens and at the time it seemed to be a symbol against life.

Alexander Bartleet (NZ)
Alexander Bartleet (NZ)

Alexander explores the potential of things that are often underestimated, considered to have degraded qualities or are limited by traditions, habits of thought and so have lost their vitality and agency, including the possibility of incorporation into a work of art. Through the making of art, this project explores unconventional ideas and approaches that may disrupt existing limiting perceptions we have toward familiar things and open up new thoughts, possibilities and realisations for them.

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John Bell (UK)
John Bell (UK)

A flexible, responsive diamond grid of white light notating place, position and activity. This diagrid is a 'wet' grid - which is to say it is adaptable to position and like a simple organism it exhibits trophic responses in response to stimuli, in this case, peoples' movement.

Purplepony (CH)
Purplepony (CH)

Vindur is a light installation that is painting the wind structures in the Seyðisfjörður night. The wind will fill the wind cones with air, blowing them up and flooding them with light. The installation is capricious and will change suddenly and unpredictable by the Icelandic nature. Purplepony works with a strong focus between Art, Design and Architecture and is a loose formation of do-it-yourselfer, tinkerer and creative unicorns. Urban Würsch, Fabienne Meyer, Tony Kranz and Andrea Bianchin.

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Elsa Mencagli (DK)
Elsa Mencagli (DK)

'Skin' is a piece responding to and revealing the fleeting elements of its surroundings, such as light, air and movement of bodies. It is doing that through subtle movements and sounds, in a wild dance in the strong wind, in the refractions of light constantly altering the surface, in the reflections of human bodies, moving. Through the Skin the audience is invited to discover the landscape they are part of.

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DPSD: DANNY PEREZ (US)
DPSD: DANNY PEREZ (US)

'DPSD: SUNBURN FANTASIA' Combining both a live-action and animation, the visuals will create an ominous but beautiful atmosphere where the idea of sunshine is subverted into something bizarre and violent.

Amanda Brannin (US)
Amanda Brannin (US)
Rachel Guardiola & Philippe Clause
Rachel Guardiola & Philippe Clause

This collaboration will include an illuminated interactive performance series and live streamed projection throughout the festival. Performances will transport viewers to a botanical control room located on an alternate other earth where characters conduct plant investigations, drawing parallels between an alternate planet and period of darkness characterised by icy conditions during the time of the festival.

Sean O'Brien (CA)
Sean O'Brien (CA)

A Circle in Space records the movement of a pendulum using a ultra-violet light to draw on a phosphorescent surface. Viewers along with wind and weather swing and direct the pendulum to record time and motion as a sort of glow-in-the-dark mandala.

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Jan Philip Scheibe (DE)
Jan Philip Scheibe (DE)

The artistic work of Scheibe is characterised by installations and performances in the public urban area and in the open landscape – often linked to light. Verbal comments of places and objects, ostensible confrontations of non relating things or the illumination of everyday objects reflect a wide spectrum of his artistic creativity, imaginative, serious and rarely without irony.

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Hanna Mjåvatn & Rina Rosenqvist
Hanna Mjåvatn & Rina Rosenqvist

"Willnowas" is an experiment on how to make the beginning (will), the middle (now) and the end (was) exist within a physical performance. We want to work beyond the physicality and the actual body and try to create multiple layers of expressions, through documenting and presenting the work through multiple mediums.

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Martin Ersted / Båll&Brand (DK)
Martin Ersted / Båll&Brand (DK)

On the sides of Mt Bjólfur wire frames and straight lines will emphasize the mountain outline, slowly with the pace of the surroundings, transforming into silver lining, big bacteria and abstract cell forms all focusing on the light that gives life.

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Tine Suaning & Jonas Morgenthaler
Tine Suaning & Jonas Morgenthaler

A sundial that welcomes the sun in the city of Seydisfjordur. With a big pole in the center, the rising sun will mark the hours of the day with its shadow pointing at the hours. As soon as daylight disappears, the sundial turns into a circle of bonfires around the center-pole. The audience will interact with the sundial by walking from hour to hour.

Seydisfjordur Community Radio
Seydisfjordur Community Radio

Festival radio presenting interviews with participating artists, presentation of festival programme, coverage from festival activities, mini-concerts from the radio room and a daily hour of poetry reading.

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ARTISTS & EVENTS 2017

Erik Deluca (US)
Erik Deluca (US)

Inngrip í Tvísöng (verk í vinnslu) Opnun fimmtudaginn 23. febrúar kl. 17:00 í Tvísöng

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Ruth Proctor (UK)
Ruth Proctor (UK)

Ef himininn hrynur (upphaflega gert fyrir Whitechapel Gallerýið 2012) er rölt með listamanninum á hvern þann stað þar sem gjörningur fer fram. Áhorfandinn er leiddur frá einum stað til annars, reykslóð er skilin eftir eins og teiknuð í rýmið. Verkið er birtingarmynd tíma og rýmis bæði í líkamlegum og óefnislegum, félagslegum og rúmfræðilegum skilningi. Gerð er tilraun til að varpa ljósi á síkvikula núvitund sem verður ekki haldið niðri, eftir stendur eingöngu minning hjá þeim sem upplifa.

Molly MacLellan (CA)
Molly MacLellan (CA)

Molly MacLellan vinnur með óhlutbundna skúlptúra sem hafa snertifleti við síð-mínimalisma og stólar á náttúrulega eiginleika efniviðsins. Í skúlptúrum sínum vinnur hún með bakgrunnstengsl, sem hefur fylgt listsköpun hennar síðan hún málaði hlutbundin málverk, þannig að forgrunnur og bakgrunnur fá jafnt vægi og styðja hvert við annað.

Abby Portner (US)
Abby Portner (US)

Abby Portner er listakona og hönnuður sem býr í Los Angeles.Í augnablikinu vinnur hún sem leikmyndahönnuður hún ferðast um heima allann og hannar sviðsmyndir, ljós og vídjó.

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Fura (IS)
Fura (IS)

Fura er fjöllistahópur með fókus á tónlist stofnaður af Björt Sigfinnsdóttir í samstarfi við Hall Jónsson, Janus Rasmussen og sjónlistamennina Hilmar Guðjónsson og Rasmus Ottesen sem vill brjóta niður vegginn á milli tónlistar og annara listagreina með því að búa til alhliða lífsreynslu, þú munt upplifa notkun á fleiri en einu skynfæri í einu meðan verkið er í gangi.

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Elisa Artesero (UK)
Elisa Artesero (UK)

Elisa Artesero er ljósa og texta listakona sem býr í Bretlandi. Hún skapar ljóð og texta úr ljósi, skugga og sem innsetningar.

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Emma Strebel (US)
Emma Strebel (US)

Emma Strebel býr til skúlptúra og innsetningar úr náttúrulegum efnum líkt og ljósi og ís. Hún notar þessi efni sem einskonar leið til fanga móment og til að hugleiða tímann sem líður.

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Graham Tansley (UK)
Graham Tansley (UK)

Graham Tansley er vídjó listamaður sem hefur áhuga á að vekja upp viðbrögð, örvandi umræðu og deilur með verkum sínum.

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Jakob Kaye (UK)
Jakob Kaye (UK)

Jakob Kaye er virtur listamaður sem hefur verið að vinna að tækni til að lýsa spegla.

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Jan Philip Scheibe (DE)
Jan Philip Scheibe (DE)

Jan Philip Scheibe er Þýskur gjörninga- og ljósalistamaður. Verk Scheibe einkennist af innsetningum og sýningu í opinberu þéttbýli og í opnu landslagi - oft tengd við ljós. inngrip hans á völdum stöðum gerðar með óvenjulegum efnum og aðferðum til að sýna það falda.

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Nikolas Grabar (SK)
Nikolas Grabar (SK)

Nikolas Grabar er Slóvenskur sjálf kenndur ljósmyndari með ástríðu fyrir náttúru,myrkri,málað með ljósi,nærmyndun, mosa, og hikmyndun.

Rachel Guardiola (US)
Rachel Guardiola (US)

Rachel Guardiola er þverfagleg listakona með bakgrunn í varðveislu náttúrugripa. Hún rannsakar gatnamót listar, vísindi og forvitni mannskepnunar til að leita að hinu óþekkta gegnum linsu tæknisins.

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Rina Rosenqvist (NO)
Rina Rosenqvist (NO)

Rina Rosenqvist er nútímadansari. Hún leitast eftir að láta verkið tala, ekki aðeins með líkamshreyfingu heldur einnig með hljóðum, ljósi og umhverfi. Mynd efir: Emil Reiertsen

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Ruta Palionyte (LT)
Ruta Palionyte (LT)

Ruta Palionyte vinnur með ljós sem miðil og sem aðal efni í verkum sínum. Með skilningi fyrir rými og hlutverki ljós í því er henni fært að skapa andrúmsloft sem býr yfir reynslu sem miðlast yfir á áhorfendur

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Walking Seyðisfjörður
Walking Seyðisfjörður

Lucy Jane Turpin (Suður Afríka) og Patricia Farrelly (Írland/Skotland) eru samstarfsaðilar. Í verkinu “Walking Seyðisfjörður” munu gestir ferðast um Seyðisfjörð í gegnum töluð og rituð orð, blinduð leidd út fyrir efnið og kvíslast um frásögn sem bræðir myrkur í gegnum minningar og ímyndunaraflið.

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Sean Patrick O’Brien (US)
Sean Patrick O’Brien (US)

Sean Patrick O’Brien er fæddur 1985 í Hermosa Beach, Kanada. Skömmu eftir það flutti fjölskyndann til Bandaríkjanna. Hann núna í listamannabúseti í HEIMA collective.

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Flat Earth Film Festival
Flat Earth Film Festival

Flat Earth Film Festival sýnir rúmlega 40 alþjóðlegar kvikmyndir dagana 20. til 26. febrúar. Hér er um er að ræða hliðar dagskrá List í Ljósi sem varð til í kjölfarið á kvikmyndaklúbbi sem Arndís Ýr Hansdóttir og Austin Thomasson starfræktu á Seyðisfirði. Hátíðin leggur áherslu á að deila kvikmyndaupplifun á milli hvors annars á hverjum degi með því að bjóða upp á nýja, óvenjulega og áhugaverða upplifun í bíó. Enginn aðgangseyrir og ókeypis poppkorn.

Opnun Hátíðarinnar 2017
Opnun Hátíðarinnar 2017

Föstudagur 24. feb 19:00 - Fjölskyldufólki boðið að sameinast fyrir utan spítalann til að sleppa skýja luktum sem markar opnun hátíðarinnar.

Grunnskóla Seyðisfjarðar
Grunnskóla Seyðisfjarðar

Í aðdraganda hátíðarinnar hafa listakonurnar Hrafnhildur Gissurardóttir og Laura Tack unnið með þema ljóss og myrkurs með nemendum í 1. 6. bekk grunnskóldeild Seyðisfjarðarskóla, í samstarfi við Skaftfell – myndlistarmiðstöð Austurlands. Föstudagur 24. feb 19:30 - Opnun sýningar grunnskólanema í Seyðisfjarðarskóla í gamla handverksmarkaðshúsinu, Austurvegi 23.

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107.1 FM

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ARTISTS & EVENTS 2016

Etter (After)
Etter (After)

Solveig Ylva Dagsdottir and Nanna Mølbak Hansen

Justin Ashworth
Justin Ashworth

Justin Ashworth is a sound artist/composer from Melbourne Australia, collaborating across media including contemporary dance and film. He also produces original music under the band name Glasfrosch. The sound score draws on some early experiments with the sounds gathered during Justin's residency at Heima in late 2015. The soundscape contains choral pads and voice drones built from recordings in the Tvisongur sound sculpture and a collection of rain and storm recordings made in Seydisfjordur.

Heidi Zenisek
Heidi Zenisek

Cross the threshold into "Another Dimension" in this interactive installation. Heidi is a Midwest wanderess with a passion for playing. Growing up, her playground was six-hundred fifty acres of dirt, cows, corn, and rust. Here is where the discovery and understanding of life, death, growth, abundance, decay, and other prevalent qualities of the farm became the foundation of her sculpture practice.

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Freyja Eilíf (IS)
Freyja Eilíf (IS)

Freyja Eilíf (B.1986) is a visual artist, living and working in Reykjavík. She graduated from the Iceland Art Academy and works as a director of Ekkisens Art Space. She will create a sculptural light art piece at List í ljósi Festival inspired the perception of revival and vitality in dreams.

Vanessa Hafenbrädl (DE)
Vanessa Hafenbrädl (DE)

Licht is my music - a projection mapping performance which takes you on a historic journey of Seyðisfjörður.

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Eva Wollenberg (FR)
Eva Wollenberg (FR)

Eva Wollenberg is a French polymathic outsider artist working and living in wilderness. Her creative ecosystem expands across photography, video, poetry, and music. In the NOCTURNAL installation, a woman stands in a garden of night-blooming flowers and turns inward in a meditative state. Light and shadows seem alive, tentacular, and caress her face. She glows peacefully, powerful and imperturbable, an allegory of a certain creative power. https://vimeo.com/46072372

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Högni Egilsson (IS)
Högni Egilsson (IS)

Högni Egilsson söngvari Hjaltalín og GusGus ætlar að loka hátíðinni með sóló tónleikum í Bláu Kirkjunni Laugardagskvöldið 20.febrúar á miðnætti.

Matthieu Tercieux & Edouard Souillot
Matthieu Tercieux & Edouard Souillot

“You are here... elsewhere” is an interactive and participative installation at the crossroads of different video-graphic languages, such as documentaries, animation drawing, video games, interaction, etc. It is a hybrid form giving the viewer a look at public space as an interactive space. Artistic Partner: Ocubo

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Sunnstede (FR)
Sunnstede (FR)

Sunnstede is an entity experimenting in various mediums. Giving priority to the process, it lets its creations evolve and take on lives of their own. Sunnstede is organic and synthetic, implosive and explosive, raw and transformed, structured and amorphous, electric and acoustic, perpetual and volatile.

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Litten Nystrøm (DK)
Litten Nystrøm (DK)

Litten Nystrøm (1977) was born in Aarhus, Denmark. She lives and works in Seyðisfjörður Iceland where her work is rooted in investigations of unpredictability and uncertainty as circumstances. Her observations of physical phenomena are bound to philosophical reflections and materialized via light or matter to works that seem to blur the line between dimension.

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WALKPro3D
WALKPro3D

WALKPro3D is the first of its kind - a small and mobile video projection system that can bring digital puppetry and 3D character performances to any location. With no need for cables or screens it is a uniquely flexible projection kit, and has previously been imaginatively used for various branded marketing and charity events, clubs, music tours, and within arts and fashion contexts.

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STUDIO BRAVO (UK)
STUDIO BRAVO (UK)

The installation re-enacts one of the most prominent waterfalls of Seydisfjordur during winter, when the frozen space suggests an arrested life. A glowing slit amplifies the moonlit landscape, intensifying time past and present into imaginations of a future. There is no past, I can see you. There is no future, I imagine you. I am always here. Studio Bravo is a multidisciplinary studio based in London UK.

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Ívar Andrésar (IS)
Ívar Andrésar (IS)

Ívar er fæddur og uppalinn á Seyðisfirði. Hann er sjómaður og hefur á tekið myndir á ferðum sínum sem hann ætlar að sýna okkur á hátíðinni.

Angus Muir (NZ)
Angus Muir (NZ)

Angus Muir brings together people, space and objects. Most recently using light and reflection as a medium to communicate meaning, AMD’s portfolio covers all aspects of installation including; permanent installations, temporary installations, interactive projects, public art, light sculptures and corporate work.

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Mya Lurgo (IT)
Mya Lurgo (IT)

Mya Lurgo was born in Bordighera (IM, Italy) May 30, 1971, from over 20 years she works in Switzerland. Artistic expression is her way, since childhood, of research and discovery. Mya's primary interest is the study of esoteric texts and the translation in art of their content. Research is ispired by Immaterial of Yves Klein and Rosicrucian Order ad later articulated in essential vision under the name Acentrism. Acentric art propose to reduce to minimum terms the component of self-centered exist

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Jemma Woolmore (NZ)
Jemma Woolmore (NZ)

Jemma Woolmore aka Jem the Misfit is a video performance artist. Her carefully crafted performances create spatial and textural landscapes, responding intuitively with the audio. Jem’s fascination for utopian architecture, science fiction and music combined with her artistic vision and dedication to translating musical energy into visual form has seen her perform alongside some of the worlds top Dj’s and producers. Sound by Justin Ashworth.

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Quincy Teofisto (SG)
Quincy Teofisto (SG)

'ASTRID' - The expectation of the familiar in the unfamiliar space. Inspired by birth and death, the combination of real space with the intervention of uncanny placing of man-made visual, the installation will inhabit the presence and absence at the same moment. The sensation of reality is just a sense, not knowability. Rethinking of possibilities.

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Harpa Einarsdottir (IS)
Harpa Einarsdottir (IS)

Only when we were brave enough to explore the darkness we finally discovered the infinite power of the light of our being! Harpa Einarsdottir is an Icelandic artist and fashion designer.

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Cecilia Westerberg (DK)
Cecilia Westerberg (DK)

Heimkoma (Homecoming) is an animated sound-story from 3 deserted Icelandic farms. One of them just located just outside Seyðisfjörður. A knit knot of animation, storytelling and singing. Cecilia is a Danish visual artist working with site specific animation.

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Valérie Bourquin (FR)
Valérie Bourquin (FR)
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Stine Gonsholt (NO)
Stine Gonsholt (NO)

Gonsholt has realized works that deals with questions related city development and modernization. In the continuation of this project, her focus has changed to human adaptability as a concrete physical process that includes social changes as well as mental developments. She was awarded the The Telemark Footprint Award for artists in 2014.

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Dörthe Jordan (DE)
Dörthe Jordan (DE)

"Sometimes" is a paper animation that evolved from the impact of the mountains and the ocean in the beautiful town Seyðisfjörður. Therefore those surroundings build the figures of the film. no website Music: "Sometimes I like to lie" by AnnenMay Kantereit

Rashanna Rashied-Walker (US)
Rashanna Rashied-Walker (US)

In celebration of the coming light that has escaped the small town of Sediysfordur, nestled in the fjord, Songs For The Coming Daylight will translate a sense of hope, promise, and jubilee for the inspirited light to come. A subtle way to call attention to the fleeting landscape, notice what is around and connect with humanity, this soundtrack is both a record and snapshot of time. Employing a simple gesture of participation, a whistle will be the catalyst and carrier of sound.

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Marco Barotti (IT)
Marco Barotti (IT)

“Swans” seems like a harmless and naive name for the radical yet subtle intervention in nature accomplished by this work. Irony is a clearly recognizable element of this installation made from eight satellite dishes, seven white and one black, obvious waste elements of our society representing the power of mainstream TV and mass media. Brought to life by sound, wind and water, these animals float peacefully in a pond, merging perfectly with the nature surrounding them.

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Arndis Yr and Austin Thomasson (US)
Arndis Yr and Austin Thomasson (US)

Arndis Yr and Austin Thomasson are Detroit based film and photographic artists. They work with narratives that bleed out from their frames. They are hinged upon the failures of how they've come to engage with these mediums, dining with expectations of entertainment versus art. An audience as a participating watchdog is vital to bring the experiencing of these images into an interactive and lived space, an act of obedience to their nature.

Ana B. and Nuno M. Pereira (PT)
Ana B. and Nuno M. Pereira (PT)

The kingdom is a conceptual video work is to be screened to create a sense of immersion. Light can turn into darkness and darkness can breed light. A more sustainable city can also be developed through artificial light and can induce to imagination and creation and that’s something really amazing. Light is so much more than an everyday technology, it can be something really special and it can be though as an urban art model for the future.

Time is Love Screening
Time is Love Screening

TIME is Love Screening is a roving international video art program on the theme of love in hard times. Since 2008 the project has been exploring forms of artistic expression rising from society and the new media's use of technology. It has traveled to major cities in the world attracting a vibrant mix of media professionals, researchers, young people and families.

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Julie Laenkholm (DK)
Julie Laenkholm (DK)

Julie Laenkholm is a New York based emerging artist born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Julie works in various mediums and defines her self as a sculptor. Her practice unfolds itself in an almost ritualistic manner with a particular sensitivity for materials. Through the haptic, she investigates the awakening of materials and curates her work in an seemingly arbitrary however precise manner in what she calls 'situations'. Expectations is a key word in her practice.

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Dobrosława Nowak (PL)
Dobrosława Nowak (PL)

Master of Arts in Psychology (2015) graduated at Adam Mickiewicz University and Bachelor of Arts in Photography (2013) graduated at University of Arts in Poznan, Poland. Grant holder of the Social Sciences Department at University of Catania, Italy (2009 – 2010). Consciously uses both education paths. Works in the medium of photography and video. Participated in exhibitions and film festivals worldwide. Lives and works in Poznań, Poland. Music by: Antonina Nowacka and Robert Skrzyński

Laura Tack (BE)
Laura Tack (BE)

Laura Tack works through images and materials in an attempt to connect with the vastness of time, using processes that emphasize the connection between creation and destruction.

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Rhea Cutillo (US)
Rhea Cutillo (US)

Rhea Cutillo is a Los Angeles based multimedia artist working within epistemic experience. Her practice consists of documenting and interpreting the natural world; seeking truth in the universality of human existence. Her lens-based work, installations, and paintings aim to expand space into cerebral or immaterial realms. That which is past, that which is now is the resulting sculpture of a process piece exploring ritual and transformation.

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Andrew Burgess (IS)
Andrew Burgess (IS)

Andrew Burgess is an architect who plays with building elements to create an architecture at home in a single installation than constant physical reality.

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Aurore Colbert (FR)
Aurore Colbert (FR)

Light ritual performance around a mystical bonfire featuring the members of the LungA school.

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Philippe Clause (FR)
Philippe Clause (FR)

'Blue' is a performance and video work inspired by Joni Mitchell's song 'Blue'. Video in collaboration with Laura Tack and Alex Carr.

Nína Óskarsdóttir (IS)
Nína Óskarsdóttir (IS)

Nina is a visual artist from Reykjavík, Iceland. She graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2014 with a b.a. Degree in Fine Arts. In April 2015 she started a two year fellowship programme in stone lithography printing with Leicester Print Workshop, England. She is thus currently based in the UK. In recent years she has exhibited her work in both solo and group exhibitions in Iceland and England. She works in mixed media including print, videos, installations, performances and textile

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Nataliya Petkova
Nataliya Petkova

A installation of ten small-scale electronic fireflies, emitting light and sound. The work explores the lives of the hibernating luminescent fireflies during winter. Nataliya Petkova is a multidisciplinary artist working with electronics, sound art, performance, code and images. She holds a bachelor degree in Visual Arts from École Supérieure d’Art de Marseille (France), as well as a master degree in New Media from Laval University (Quebec, Canada).

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Miljena Vučković (RS)
Miljena Vučković (RS)

An installation is stylized presentations of typical house and fishing boat, positioned opposite each other (if possible boat above water, house on the shore), reduced to outlines that partially linearly shine.Boat is bringing Sun back ­ coming from same direction, while house is open, welcoming them back after long waiting.

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Sigga Boston (IS)
Sigga Boston (IS)

Sigga Boston mun lýsa upp Bláu kirkjuna og skapa einstaka stemmingu fyrir tónleika Högna sem verða á miðnætti. Einnig mun Sigga Boston sýna verk sín í göngunni.

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