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26.01.2020

Ólöf Nordal: úngl-úngl

  • Ólöf Nordal_Thufa_2013_Photo_Vladimir Staykov

Ólöf Nordal (b. 1961) often references Icelandic folktales, national heritage and cultural motifs which she places in a modern context. She is also preoccupied with nature and our connection to the land.

Ólöf studied textile art at The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, and later in Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. In 1993, she graduated from the sculpture department of Yale University.

In her work she attempts to explore and examine the structural material of mythical tales, she looks for things that fall outside the traditional framework and thus become a source of museums and religion. Ólöf‘s work often cast a new light on the events of the present, as well as referencing both the past and the future.

Thufa Webcam

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Curator/s: 
Sigurður Trausti Traustason
Yean Fee Quay

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Events related to exhibition

Ólöf Nordal: úngl-úngl
Ásmundarsafn
12. January 2020 - 15:00