Listasafn Islands

Scent workshop for Young People (12 years +) Sunday 26 May 2 p.m.

Visual artists Harpa Rún Ólafsdóttir and Áslaug Íris Katrín Friðriksdóttir lead a scent workshop for young people next Saturday 26 May at 2 p.m. The workshop is held in relation to the exhibition Interval and will play around scent in creative ways.
At the heart of the exhibition is a fragrance intended to embody the essence of a museum of the distant future. Maack and Arason present this fragrance as a three-dimensional and architectural experience, a period-room installation which remains flexible in form in order to acknowledge the elusive, atmospheric, and temporal qualities of scent.

Interval, Maack and Arason’s first collaboration, builds on Maack’s background as a visual artist working with scent and on Arason’s interest in transforming the role of exhibition space. Here Maack and Arason conceive of the gallery as a setting within which the audience can actively experience the fragrance and the loose series of subjective interpretations contributing to its development and presentation.

The workshop takes place in Icelandic


Printed of the web Reykjvik Art Museum, 05.03.2015