Minister of Education and Culture Katrín Jakobsdóttir will open the sixth annual 700IS Reindeerland, an experimental film and video festival, in Sláturhúsid, a slaughterhouse turned culture center in Egilsstadir, east Iceland, on March 19.
From the 2010 festival.
This year interactive artwork will be included in the festival where spectators get to participate in the artistic creations, a press release states.
At the festival the Alternative Routes exhibition will be introduced, a project conducted in cooperation with various European countries which has already been displayed around the continent.
Alternative Routes is also a contest and the work of the four winners of the first contest, Sara Björnsdóttir from Iceland, Rimas Sakalauskas from Lithuania, Petko Dourmana from Bulgaria and Sergio Cruz from Portugal, will be presented at 700IS Reindeerland.
Visit the festival’s website for further information.