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LornaLAB: On Instrument Making. Hafnarhús, Saturday, 29 October, 1 – 5 p.m.

LornaLAB in collaboration with Reykjavik Art Museum offers a series of workshops in its program of events. The two final workshops this year will focus on the theme of instrument making. The first taking place on Saturday, 29 October will be moderated by artist, Halldór Úlfarsson. The workshop offers a short introduction by four instrumental makers and open discussions. Those interested are encouraged to participate actively in the dialogue.
1-2 p.m. Halldór Úlfarsson, artist. On “pick-ups” for one string.
2-3 p.m. Hans Jóhannson, violin maker. On modal analysis.
3-4 p.m. Jóhann Gunnarson, instrumental maker. On creating classical instruments.
4-5 p.m. Þráinn Hjálmarsson, composer. On experimentation with space.

LornaLAB is a newly founded (late summer 2010) forum for the creative use of technology. Its current function is information, resource and inspiration sharing which has taken the form of lectures, fieldtrips and workshops in its short life to date. Among its members are industrial designers, art theorists, computer scientists, AI researchers, music theorists and new media artists to name a few. For further information visit:

The workshop is free of charge and open to everyone.

Printed of the web Reykjvik Art Museum, 06.01.2015