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Symposium: On the Borders of Art and Philosophy. Hafnarhús, Sunday 22 May 2 – 4 pm


Sigurður Guðmundsson, Horizontal thoughts, 1970.

The symposium is set to discuss questions raised at the exhibition Perspectives - On the Borders of Art and Philosophy. The exhibition offers an unusual overview of contemporary Icelandic art selected by a group of curators, who address every aspect of the exhibition from philosophical standpoints. For the symposium, the curators will generate a dialogue about relationship between visual arts and philosophy with reference to the work found at the exhibition.

Participants are Gunnar J. Árnason, Gunnar Harðarson, Hafþór Yngvason, Jón Proppé, Margrét Elísabet Ólafsdóttir, Oddný Eir Ævarsdóttir and Ólafur Gíslason.

Moderated by Aðalheiður Lilja Guðmundsdóttir.


The symposium will take place in Icelandic.



Printed of the web Reykjvik Art Museum, www.reykjvikartmuseum.is 08.23.2015