EXHIBITION 

INDICATIONS

Indications is an exhibition at the intersection of art and architecture, revealing the spaces of Hafnarfjörður Pharmacy at Strandgata, where the museum Hafnarborg is now located.


The words of the American Gordon Matta-Clark (1943–1978), "about making space without building it", were an inspiration for the exhibition. In the run-up to the exhibition, the participating artists were summoned together to take part in diving into Hafnarborg's exhibition spaces, things, and memories. Including dreams of houses that some have come true and others that have not. In the basement, various plans of future prospects for the house, spanning a period of 70 years, were found. In the attic, original windows and doors of the house as well as furniture and magazines. These objects and memories became material and inspiration for works that were created for the exhibitions by the participating artists. In the exhibition, the artists' work was put in dialogue with Gordon Matta-Clark's work Conical Intersect from 1975. This was the first time that works by Matta-Clark were shown publicly in Iceland.

2013

Hafnarborg

 

Client / Hafnarborg

Role / Curator

 

Artists / Elín Hansdóttir, Ilmur Stefánsdóttir, Marcos Zotes, Theresa Himmer, Gordon Matta-Clark

Photographs / Marino Thorlacius