í drögum / Prehistoric Loom IV
Akureyri Art Museum, Ketilhús, January 23ʳᵈ - February 28ᵗʰ 2016
The exhibition í drögum / Prehistoric Loom IV explores drawing as a period of artistic creation, a hidden process that forms a pause between thought and production - and it is in this space - where we detect a faint echo of the personal and professional relationships connecting the artists.
The exhibition is the result of the friendships developed between MFA graduates of Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, 2014. The first exhibition took place in the No Toilet Gallery in Seoul, South-Korea, then to the Yada Shimin Gallery in Nagoya, Japan, and most recently at the Glasgow Open House Art Festival in the spring of 2015.
í drögum represents an expanding society of artists where in each city the exhibition, or propagative series, takes on a gentle metamorphosis where new artists are added, bringing new perspectives on drawing within contemporary practice. On this occasion, the work of twenty-six artists will be displayed, seven of who are Icelandic.
Artists: Kelli Sims, Sasha Panyuta, Fanny Wickstrom, Selma Hreggviðsdóttir, Marysia Gacek, Katrina Valle, Vigdis Storsveen, Ying Cui, Jonathan Cook, Jack Cheetham, Emily Mc Farland, Heejoon Lee, Saejin Choi, Alexandra Sarkisian, Lauren Hall, Kirsty Palmer, Guo-Liang Tan, Elísabet Brynhildardóttir, Aniara Oman, Malie Robb, Simon Buckley, Anna Hrund Másdóttir, Klængur Gunnarsson, Maria Toumazou, Ólöf Helga Helgadóttir, Freyja Reynisdóttir, Guðmundur Thoroddsen.
Curators: Elísabet Brynhildardóttir, Selma Hreggviðsdóttir and Katrina Valle.