The exhibition NR3 Umhverfing
Along the coasts of Snaefellsnes Peninsula,
Opening June 22. 2019 closing date August 31.
The exhibition Nr3 Umhverfing / No3 Around hosts artworks by seventy one artist, among these are Kjartan Ragnarsson, Erró, Dieter Roth, Björn Roth, Kristján Gudmundsson, Sigurdur Gudmundsson, Rúrí and many more. The project is curated by Anna Eyjólfs, Ragnhildur Stefánsdóttir and Thordis Alda Sigurdardóttir, it is organised by the Academy of Senses in collaboration with local authorities. The exhibited works are to be found in public places, indoors and outdoors, in every village along the shores of the Snaefellsnes peninsula and occasionally in churches and in private farms as well. At the information centre Breidablik on the south side of the peninsula is an exhibition of information by each individual artist. There one can find an information pamphlet on the location of each artwork, as well as the catalogue of the exhibition.
The Umhverfing project aims at exhibiting works of contemporary artists in alternative spaces in the countryside of Iceland. The exhibition NR3 Umhverfing is the third of a series of large exhibitions in Iceland. The project started in 2017, with NR1 Umhverfing in Saudarkrokur in the north of Iceland and NR2 Umhverfing was held in Egilsstadir in the east of the country in 2018.