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Ólafur Elíasson will reflect on his collaboratin with Einar Þorsteinn Ásgeirsson (1942–2015). Einar Þorsteinn joined Ólafurs studio in the year 2000 and they worked closely together for 12 years until Einar lost his health.

When talking about how the involvement of different people has become a central aspect of the development of his projects Ólafur says: „One of the most central person in this, has since I first met him in 1996, been Einar Thorsteinn. His skills and understanig of my work has been extremely important for the creaton of a large range of ideas.“

Einar said about Ólafur: „But most important of all in my view, Olafur has marked himself a good starting point in the real sense of what art stands for. Thus, consiously or not he is able to work towards „braking up the rigidity of our common thought– structures“ with his art." (2002)

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One of nature´s great economical shapes, the sphere, is a recurrent form in Einar Þorsteinn´s work which we have been filing at the museum for the past months. I relation to this work the designers Björn Steinar Blumenstein and Steinunnn Eyja Halldórsdóttir will be offering a soap bubbles workshop for kids and grown ups at the museum. Participants will make their own soap bubble tools and experiment their function. The workshop is free of charge.

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The Icelandic childrens wear company AS WE GROW will open a pop up in our museum store on Saturday from 12 - 17.

The Icelandic children’s clothing company was created with the idea of making quality, long-lasting garments that integrate ethics, thoughtfulness, and a long life cycle for each piece, every step of the way. As we Grow received the Icelandic Design Award in 2016.

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Tuesday
25 September
17–18
At Lækjartún, 850 Hellu (1 hours drive from Reykjavík)

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Sunday
23 rd. of September
12–13

WORK OUT FOR THE BRAIN
The artist Anna Hrund Másdóttir guides us through Einars Þorsteins Ásgeirsssonar book on polyhederons, this event takes place in Icelandic.
Suits people from 15 years old and older.

Free admission

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The Grand Finale of the exhibition Imaginarium of Kron by Kronkron takes place on Tuesday the 18th of September from 20-22.

The salsa band Mabolitos will play and we recommend you bring your dance shoes.

Members of the band are: Alexandra Kjeld (kontrabassi, söngur), Daníel Helgason (gítar, tres), Kristofer Rodriguez Svönuson (slagverk) og Sigrún Kristbjörg Jónsdóttir (básúna, fiðla).

Free entrance

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Writers workshop for kids age 9 - 13 guided by Bergrún Íris Sævarsdóttir. The workshop will take place in Icelandic and is based around the exhibition Imaginarum og Kron by Kronkron where the shoe is in the main role.
Sunday 16th of September from 13 - 15.

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The tour will take place in Icelandic with the designers Magni Þorsteinsson and Hugrún Árnadóttir. The exhibition is so beautiful it will not matter if you do not speak Icealndic.

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One of nature´s great economical shapes, the sphere, is a recurrent form in Einar Þorsteinn´s work which we have been filing at the museum for the past months. I relation to this work the designers Björn Steinar Blumenstein and Steinunnn Eyja Halldórsdóttir will be offering a soap bubbles workshop for kids and grown ups at the museum. Participants will make their own soap bubble tools and experiment their function. The workshop is free of charge from 13 - 15 Sunday the 12th of August.

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This is what we call a live exhibition where the designer will set up his work in the entrance of the museum and use this space as his work base for the next few weeks. All the work is for sale.

Mannabein is the fruit of a several year long process of self inquisition through various means. Coming to terms with ‘being’ in a bigger and smaller context, creating harmony between external and internal reality. The aesthetics and connotations of the collection revealed themselves in small steps along the way and towards the end whiffs of Louisiana black magic, curanderos, the wild west along with eastern symbolism made a pot pourri marrying ideas of original and post industrial culture.

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