A collective exhibition
Sound Power – Motive Power
A collective exhibition of Vogaskóli, Sæmundarskóli and Kelduskóli Vík
The exhibition Sound Power – Motive Power is a collaborative project between three schools from different neighbourhoods in Reykjavík; Vogaskóli in Vogahverfi, Sæmundarskóli in Grafarholt and Kelduskóli Vík in Grafarvogur. The content of the exhibition is based on the energy in our environment and how it affects our perception, visually, with sound and movement. The exhibition’s subject and the content of the works is a dialogue with one’s environment. The viewer’s experience is individual and interactive, because the guests become a part of the force which moves the works.
During the preparation, sound artist Finnbogi Pétursson visited students in the schools and discussed with them his own work and theirs. In his work, Finnbogi has worked in a unique fashion with perception and the effect of sound on material such as water and light.
Art instructors Guðrún Gísladóttir in Vogaskóli, Vilhelmína Thorarensen in Sæmundarskóli and Vilma Björk Ágústsdóttir in Kelduskóli – Vík oversaw the students’ work and the exhibitions were installed in collaboration with the museum.
The exhibition is open during museum opening hours while the Children’s Culture Festival is ongoing.