New Exhibition Openings in Iceland and Beyond

framlenging_exhibition_mosgalleryThe art exhibition Framlenging (‘Extension’) by Valgerður Guðlaugsdóttir opened at the Mosfellsbær Art Gallery outside Reykjavík yesterday. In the ASÍ Art Museum in Reykjavík, an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Guðbjörg Lind Jónsdóttir and Hjörtur Marteinsson, entitled Around a deep fjord, opens on October 5.

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Walross am Strand gesichtet

walrus_wikiEin Walross ist gestern im ostisländischen Hofstrandasandur bei Borgarfjördur eystri an Land geschwommen. Vorgestern war ein Walross im Skjálfandaflói bei Húsavík gesichtet worden und es könnte sein, dass es sich um das gleiche Tier handelt.

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Hollywood Goes to Iceland

the_secret_life_of_walter_mitty_posterDirector Ridley Scott chose Iceland for the sci-fi film Prometheus, Clint Eastwood filmed Flags of Our Fathers in Iceland, and Iceland was also the setting for the fantasy world of Game of Thrones.

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