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Power in your hands

Rethinking nordic colonialism, March ­– November 2006 A painting-, flag-, and t-shirt installation in the Living Art Museum as well as two additional flag installations in downtown Reykjavik. “Power in your hands” examined the conflict between corporate-led globalization and environment in postcolonial Iceland.  The project represented the agreement made between the Icelandic government and excutives […]

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Positive growth – negative growth

ASÍ art gallery – Gryfjan/The Pit, 2005 critic: http://osk.kanal.is/projects/native-and-tent-inhabitants/society-of-fear/

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Scheissland

Island Bilder, Köln november 2005  

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Something else (eitthvað annað)

Gallerí Hlemmur, February 2003 opening speech: http://osk.kanal.is/projects/something-else/something-else-opening-speech/ critic: http://osk.kanal.is/something-else-discussions-and-ideas/

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Nobody is an island (engin er eyland)

colonisation of Engey island Cultural night of Reykjavik (Menningarnótt) – august 1999 Engey is an island only in a few kilometers distance from the harbour. Today nobody lives there except sea birds. On the cultural day of Reykjavik I decided to colonize Engey. The citizens  of Reykjavik – especially the few emigrants living there – […]

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Stream – Gallery GRO, Jakobstad 2014

An endless stream and a constant sound of flowing water.

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Tiger Butter

Notes on Tiger Butter by Einar Garibaldi Eiríksson, december 2011 In her recent work, Ósk Vilhjálmsdóttir has dealt with issues of social relevance. Not only has society been her subject matter; it has been the material of which her art is made. Through methods bordering on sociology, such as the participation of selected individuals or […]

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