Posts by Þórhildur Einarsdóttir

The World’s Largest Sauna in Norway

The world’s largest sauna “Agora“ is now open on a remote beach in the Norwegian Arctic Circle as a part of SALT, a cultural project. Located at Sandhornøya, Bodø in

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Reykjavik Arts Festival 2015

It´s all about the art´s in Iceland these days. There is a lot of discussion about Iceland´s contribution at the Venice Biennale where the Swiss artist Christoph Büchel set up

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Björk at the Museum of Modern Art in New York

She is Iceland’s most famous musician and has, since the beginning of her career, always taken an innovative and daring approach to her music.  Now, the Museum of Modern Art

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JaJaJa Festival: Nordic Music in London

This November it´s all about the music.  Iceland Airwaves just finished their spectacular five day festival and now the JaJaJa Festival starts in London where the focus is on Nordic

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Music Festival: Iceland Airwaves 2014

It´s that time of the year – when the music takes over Reykjavik for a period of five days between 5 – 9 November.  I´m talking about Iceland Airwaves, the

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Olafur Eliasson´s Riverbed in Louisiana Museum, Denmark

It is safe to say that the central piece of Olafur Eliasson´s solo exhibition at the Louisiana museum in Denmark is the talk of the town.  The recently opened exhibition

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Sámi stories: Arctic people in New York

Blocks away from busy  5th Avenue in New York, known for it’s flagship stores and prestigious boutiques,  we find the Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America. Located on Park Avenue

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Stockholm: Art all around at the Artipelag

Summers in Stockholm are associated with the sea and the sun and preferably spending time in the Stockholm Archipelago, a vast area containing thousands of islands.  The Swedes love to

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Interview: Dögg Guðmundsdóttir industrial designer

Nordic design has established itself as a genre of good design whether it´s applied to fashion, architecture, furniture or products becoming a recognizable commodity.  Emerging in the 1950´s, Nordic design

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Reykjavik Art Festival 2014 – A Cultural Feast

Today, the Reykjavik Art Festival 2014 starts  for the 28th time under the heading Nicht Fertig / Not Finished.  There is much to see and experience at the festival which

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