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01.02.2015

A posteriori: House, Sculpture

A posteriori, or from what comes after (a translation from early 17th century Latin), presents, a selection of artworks with original references to buildings or houses. Artists in the exhibition have created the works, either from existing or fabricated architecture, to construct impressions of memories. As a feature of the exhibition, Ásmundarsafn, befittingly a sculpture and a house built by Ásmundur Sveinsson, becomes the embodiment of the reconstructed references. Ásmundur built the house in tandem with many of the sculptures now standing in the garden, and as an enhancing component of the exhibition, on display are smaller or actual versions of these figurative works. In addition to making a direct connection to their enlargements, these figurative sculptures play into actual perceptions of scale in the exhibition, both inside and outside the house.

Programme
Sunday 19 Oct.  10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Workshop for kids in connection with the exhibition.
Sunday 23 November 3 p.m.
The artists in the exhibition discuss their works.
Sunday 25 January 2015 3 p.m.
The artists in the exhibition discuss their works.

 

Overview photos: 
Pétur Thomsen
Curator/s: 
Yean Fee Quay
Invitation card: 
Exhibition opening images: