Friday, May 27, 2016



Yellow Curtains 3, (2008)

Work from my series Equivocal is currently at view at the National Gallery of Iceland.
The exhibition LIGHTPAINT is an attempt to study various manifestations of paintings in Icelandic contemporary photography. Tradition maintains that each artistic medium is perfectly distinct and unique in nature and constitution. Nevertheless, the marriage of photography and painting has always been complex and it is never easy to gather how ideas and influences entwine in the presentation of reality in these media. Photography and painting are often defined as opposites by reference to their different nature, but what seems in our times to characterize the relationship is the impossibility of either assuming supremacy. Their limits and disposition merge when the painting emerges in the photo and dissipates along with it. 

                                Installation view from LIGHTPAINT at The National Gallery of Iceland
The exhibition is curated by Birta Guðjónsdóttir and it runs until November 9th 2016.

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