THE DEATH SHOW, is Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson´s contribution to Sequences VII and one that probably most directly corresponded to the curatorial outline of this years edition. The story is set in Amsterdam…more
It was with great honour and joy that Sequences VII presented Carolee Schneemann as the honorary artist. Her work was exhibited in artist run Kling&Bang galleri. The exhibition consisted of a central piece,…more
Final Sequences VII openings were in the city centre, focused on smaller venues within a walking distance, the ideal sunday art route. We started in Ásgrímssafn, the former home and atelier of one…more
The opening weekend continued with openings in the Living Art Museum (Nýló) and Loftsson. Nýló was founded by artists in 1978 and has been artist run ever since and plays a significant role in…more
Sequences VII came to a great start at Kling&Bang with the opening of Honorary Artist Carolee Schneemann’s exhibition and Hanna Kristín Birgisdóttir’s performance “Like a breath being compressed into a high pitched sound”. Followed…more
Sequences is starting – see the program for the opening weekend.
FRIDAY 10. APRiL
17:00 – Kling&Bang, Hverfisgata 42
Opening of Carolee Schneemann’s exhibition – Honorary Artist of Sequences VII
First part, performance – Hanna Kristín…more
We want to make sure everyone find the way to all the venues and events during Sequences VII so we made a map. Press here to view full map!
Sequences VII amazing program is official and you will now find everything you need to know about venues, artists, openings and when and where to be on April 10-19, on the Sequences website. Go…more
If you want to be a part of Sequences VII you can still register your proposal for the off-venue programme. We welcome all ideas, it can be a one evening event or an exhibition,…more
Sequences is an independent biennial, established in Reykjavík in 2006. Here is some footage from the super early days of Sequences, enjoy!
Sequences honorary artist Carolee Schneemann loves cats, just have a look at her work Infinity Kisses –
“The movie completes Schneemann’s exploration of human and feline sensual communication. It incorporates extracts of the original…more
Today this physical and digital record was released with the work of Finnbogi Petursson. We do recommend loudspeakers and tuning in! Finnbogi will exhibit at Sequences. We are rather quite very super happy about…more
Sequences has entered an informal collaboration with the Center for Contemporary Art in Estonia. The aim is to create a link between each edition of Sequences, build on knowledge, connections and experience…more
Sequences VII opens its ten-day biennial in Reykjavík, Iceland, on April 10.
An offspring of the dynamic art scene that thrives in Reykjavik, Sequences real-time art festival is an independent biennial that aims to produce…more
// See english version below // Sequences myndlistarhátíð verður haldin sjöunda sinni í Reykjavík 10.-19. apríl 2015. Líkt og á síðustu hátíð verður sérstök utandagskrá…more
Alfredo Cramerotti has been appointed as the next artistic director of Sequences Real Time Art Festival that takes place for the seventh time in Reykjavík, Iceland, April 10-19, 2015. The aim of…more
Alfredo Cramerotti hefur verið valinn til að sýningarstýra sjöundu Sequences myndlistarhátíðinni sem fram fer í Reykjavík 10.-19. apríl 2015. Sequences er metnaðarfullur, alþjóðlegur myndlistartvíæringur og er eina hátíðin á Íslandi sem sérhæfir sig í…more
We’ve finished uploading photos and videos from exhibitions, openings and events of Sequences VI. You can find photos and videos by clicking here.
Thanks to all of you who attended Sequences VI or followed…more
Following are documentations from two performances on Sequences VI:
Hustle and Bustle by Eygló Harðardóttir and Ríkharður H. Friðriksson
Visual artist Harðardóttir and composer Friðriksson joined forces in the video and sound work ‘Hustle and Bustle’,…more
Magnús Logi Kristinsson performed five different works from his repertoire of the past couple of years on Sequences VI, all under the title of Thinking Outside the Box… and Inside.
Language and the body become…more
Saturday April 13th a Night of Performances was held at Hótel Holt as part of the Sequences VI program. The hotel was packed with visitors enjoying performances that were spread all around the hotel.
Sequences VI has finished its ten day program of exhibitions and events. However, three shows will remain open for this weekend as well. So if you missed them (or just really want to see…more
The last day of Sequences VI! This is on the Off Venue program today… Safn is open on Bergstaðastræti, Unndór has two events in ASÍ Art Museum, Cremaster 3 is screened at Bíó Paradís…more
Unbelievable! The last day of Sequences VI is here. Tomorrow it will all be gone, exhibitions closed, performances finished. For now at least. It has been amazing for all of us involved and we…more
Saturday April 13th, at 20:00-22:00
Sequences invites to an evening of performances at the festival’s meeting point, Hótel Holt. It is an informal program where artists perform in the beautiful settings of the hotel, surround…more
Many exhibitions are open in the Off Venue program this weekend. Check them out!
Full program available here
The Icelandic Printmakers Association, Tryggavgata 17
Þóra Sigurðardóttir & Anne Thorseth Daily 14-17
Harpa Concert Hall, Norðurbryggja
Sound Poems – Max Razdow …more
Off Venue events abund this weekend, Þóra Sólveig Bergsteinsdóttir & Ema Nik Thomas screen their film Lacuna at Bíó Paradís at 17:00, just before Erla Silfá’s Passion Hymns: Bootleg is screened there in the…more
Today is the last day of Martha Wilson: I have become my own worst fear / Deformation and Sigrún Hrólfsdóttir: Model at Listamenn, Skúlagata 32-34. Opening hours: 12:00-16:00.
Don’t miss the opportunity!
The Nordic/Baltic curatorial workshop, Ships at Sea, has been launched at the Nordic House in Reykjavík. Their aim is to create a studio for independent curators where unrealized projects will be put to the…more
The last exhibition to open on Sequences VI is The Fine and Delicate Act of Archival Processing by Curver Thoroddsen at Dwarf gallery, Grundarstígur 21. Everyone is welcome to the opening at 20:00 Friday…more
A talk by Ólafur Gíslason on honorary artist Gretar Reynisson in Arion bank, Borgartún, at 12:30. The talk is in Icelandic.
Yes, Angel by Aleesa Cohene opens Thursday April 11th at 18:00 at the Reykjavík…more
The exhibitions that opened last weekend all remain open for the duration of Sequences VI.
/ Sýningarnar sem opnuðu um helgina eru allar opnar meðan á Sequences VI stendur.
– Nýló / Living Art Museum…more
Kvöldstund með listamönnum / An Evening with Artists
Listamenn segja gestum frá framlagi sínu til Sequences VI. Allir velkomnir meðan húsrúm leyfir.
/ Artists talk to guests about their contribution to Sequences VI. Everyone welcome.
Eight artist exhibit in four locations. Start the day at Hverfisgallerí, drop by Harpa and Ásgrímur Jónsson Museum and then head to Hotel Holt at happy hour.
Tumi Magnússon: 4 Times to The Shop, at Hverfisgallerí…more
A program packed with openings, exhibitions, book launch, screening and performances, this Saturday is eventful so make sure you grab a copy of the program or make note of this:
Emily Wardill: Game Keepers without Game at Kunstschlager,…more
Make sure to see performances by Magnús Logi Kristinsson, as the artist performs five different performances in five locations around town.
Language and the body become structural and sculptural forms in Kristinsson’s performance-based practice. Through…more
We are so happy to present an ambitous Off Venue program alongside the official program. Artists and exhibition venues have independently organized events and exhibitions to coincide with Sequences. This will happen Off Venue…more
It’s time!! Sequences VI opens Friday April 5th at 20:00 in the Living Art Museum.
In the Living Art Museum and Artíma gallerí Gretar Reynisson, Sequences VI honorary artist, exhibits his work Decade. A few…more
Sequences real time art festival is launched for the sixth time. The selection…more
On the occasion of honorary artist Gretar Reynisson’s exhibition, Decade, in the Living Art Museum and Artima Gallery during Sequences a catalogue will be published by Útúrdúr.
Reynisson is invited to take part in this…more
The program is ready and we are happy to announce a complete list of artists taking part in the sixth edition of Sequences:
Gretar Reynisson (IS)
Tumi Magnússon (IS)
Tova Mozard (SE)
Sigrún Hrólfsdóttir (IS)
Rebekka Moran (US)
The next artists to be introduced to the program of Sequences VI are:
Sigrún Hrólfsdóttir (IS)
Ragnar Kjartansson (IS)
Eva Ísleifsdóttir (IS)
Rebecca Erin Moran (US)
We proudly announce that these artists will participate in Sequences VI:
Magnús Logi Kristinsson (FI/IS)
Erla Silfá Þorgrímsdóttir (NO/IS)
Ragnheiður Gestsdóttir (IS)
Tumi Magnússon (IS)
Magnús Sigurðarson (IS)
We are happy to announce that Sequences VI will be collaborating with the Nordic/Baltic curatorial workshop, Ships at Sea. Their aim is to create a studio for independent curators where unrealized projects will be…more
We are starting to announce the artists… More to come in the next days and weeks
Tova Mozard (SE)
Aleesa Cohene (CA)
Hans Rosenström (SE/FI)
Emily Wardill (UK)
Fiete Stolte (DE)
Guido van der Werve (NL/FI)
Martha Wilson (US)
Meriç Algün-Ringborg (TR/SE)
Myndlistarhátíðin Sequences verður haldin í sjötta sinn 5. – 14. apríl víða um Reykjavík. Hátíðin stendur í tíu daga annað hvert ár og beinir sjónum að tímatengdri myndlist eins og gjörningum, hljóð- og myndbandsverkum….more
Sequences VI introduces events and exhibitions that will express the humdrum and drama of everyday life. The work of the honorary artist, Gretar Reynisson, sets the tone for the festival. His intricate series of…more
Gretar Reynisson has accepted the invitation to take part in Sequences VI as honorary artist. In recent editions of the festival it has become a tradition to invite one artist for this symbolic role,…more
Sequences Art Festival will be held for the sixth time in Reykjavik April 5-14 2013. Dedicated to time-based art––especially video, sound and performances––the event has been a grassroots initiative and established itself in the…more
Sequences launches a new website that will set the scene for the festival’s sixth edition, held in April 2013. As the clock in the upper right corner counts down to the inauguration, more and…more
In the last months of the year 2012, Sequences received generous grants from three sponsors: the Nordic Culture Fund, Landsbankinn’s Community Fund and the Goethe-Institut.
The Nordic Culture Fund awarded Sequences with a generous grant….more
The Board of the Sequences Real Time Art Festival has appointed Markús Þór Andrésson curator of the Sequences Real Time Art Festival 2013.
Markús Thór Andrésson is an independent curator, writer and director of documentary…more
Sequences VI coming up April 5th to 14th 2013!
Sequences 2011 featured in FRIEZE by Paul Teasdale
GALLERÍ DVERGUR – Grundarstígur 21, kjallara – 101 Reykjavík
Opið: MIÐVIKUDAG 6. apríl kl. 21-23 – FIMMTUDAG 7. apríl kl. 21-23 – LAUGARDAG 9. apríl kl. 21-23
Click on the following links to see photos and videos from the festival
in collaboration with Magnea Valdimarsdóttir and Sigurður Arent
Wednesday, 6 April, 20:00
And Summoning Spirits From the Gut: Performance 1, Saemundur a selnum
Address: Saemundargata, University of Iceland park, in front of Háskóli Íslands Aðalbygging building.
Thursday 7th of April, 20:00-21:00 in Hafnarhúsið, Tryggvagata 22- 101 RVK
Friday 8th of April, 15:00-16:00 in Hafnarhúsið, Tryggvagata 22- 101 RVK
opening 5th of April at 20:00
The exhibition is open every day from 12:00-18:00
Sunnudagur, 3. apríl
16:00-17:00 Súlnasalur, Hótel Saga, Hagatorgi, 107 Reykjavík.
Ásdís Sif Gunnarsdóttir
14:00-18:00 Opið í Kling og Bang.
14:00-18:00 Opið á Grandagarði 16.
Here are the lecture series for Sequences 2011.
From Tuesday the 5th to Thursday the 7th of April.
13:00-15:30 each day
At the Iceland Academy of The Arts,
Laugarnesvegi 91 ~ room 024.
Moderator: Gunnhildur Hauksdóttir.
Tuesday 5th April /…more
Nothing, the opposite of everything, has been the subject of various fields of science and arts through-out history. None the less, the question whether there’s possible to create a total vacuum has never been…more
Ongoing performances: Rakel McMahon, Meeting Valery Smith, Dísablót and Intrum Justitia
14:30 Bristol Ninja Cava Crew
15:00 Nils Bech og Bendik Giske
15:40 Peter Fengler
15:50 Örn Alexander Ámundason
17:15-18:15 Christian Falsnaes. Grandagarður 16 – Grandagarður 27 – and…more
Sequences art festival in collaboration with Kling and Bang gallery, would like to invite you to the opening of Sequences honorary artist this year, Hannes Lárusson.
The opening starts…more
23:00 BAKKUS, Tryggvagata 22, 101 Reykjavík
This year, Sequences art festival focuses solely on the performance in art with cross-disciplinary emphasis on the medium. The…more
Keep an eye out for the festival´s program!
Sequences 2011 proudly presents Squid & Tabernacle / 1646
They Don’t like Our Jokes Because They Are So Stupid
Squid & Tabernacle (UK) and 1646 (NL) are pleased to present They Don’t like Our Jokes Because They…more
Sequences will from now on be introducing one artist or artists’ group every three days up until the beginning of the festival.
Our first batch is the collaboration Dísablót that consists of the artists: Helga Björg…more
Sequences vill þakka öllum sem sendu inn umsóknir fyrir næstu hátíð sem haldin verður í byrjun apríl á næsta ári.
Listræn stjórn hefur farið yfir allar tillögur og hafa eftirfarandi myndlistarmenn verið valdnir úr.
Sequences art festival is closed for applications.We would like to thank everyone who applied.
Projects will be announced soo…
The artistic board of Sequences 2011 has decided to move the festival forward or until 1st. of April.
This is not an early april’s fool but a concrete date for the festival.
We are accepting applications…more
Change of date!!!
Sequences has a new date.
From now on the festival will be held in the spring time so look forward to May 2011 when the fifth Sequences Real Time Art Festival will take…more
Keep posted for information and dates about the next Sequences Art Festival.
See the One Letter Delivery Show – here!
MANY THANKS to all the participating artists in SEQUENCES 2009 and a big SPECIAL THANKS to all the good people who helped out and made this festival happen.
Hildur Rut Halblaub
Sirra Sigrún Sigurðardóttir
14.00 Hairdressing Night by Rita Canarezza & Pier Paolo Coro (IT/RSM), a meeting with Svanbjörg Hróbjartsdóttir The project involves hairdressers and barbers shops, seen as special places of material and popular culture, and analyses…more
The PPPTPC Institute is open in the old sales tower in Mæðragarðurinn (the Mothers garden) in Lækjargata between MR and Miðbæjarskólinn( The downtown elementary school)
Friday and Saturday between 14:00-18:00
The closing party of the PPPTPC…more
Photographs by Ingvar Högni Ragnarsson from Friday the 30th of oktober are on the Sequences 09 Flikr account. More photos will be published to day and to morrow.
Link to Sequences flikr photos : http://www.flickr.com/photos/44345700@N03/
15.00 Imagined Death, performance by Anita Wernstrom (SE) A new work inspired by the death of the dancer Isadora Duncan (1878–1927), a pioneering performance artist and feminist. Her long flowing scarf got caught in the wheel of…more
15.00- 19.00 (made up and let down), seminar with artists Anita Wernstrom (SE), Line Ellegaard (DK), Malin Stahl (SE), Pernille Leggat Ramfelt (NO) & Sofia Dahlgren (SE) and lecture by Dr. Halldór Björn Runófsson…more
http://www.icelandtrain.com Icelandtrain is the first train enterprise of Iceland. The creation of Icelandtrain is a major achievement for Icelandic transportation systems and stands as a great step in Icelandic history.
After decades of debates revolving…more
15.00 Artist talk with Spartacus Chetwynd (UK) The Spartacus Chetwynd Mime Troupe will present a series of narratives based on the lives of feminists. The mime performance will involve puppet shows, dance and pure expression. Nordic…more
14.00 Air, performance by Prinz Gholam (DE). Suspended time and absorption are central in our performative work. We perform „engrossed in an activity as if in denial of an audience“. We keep still. We move according to…more
The PPPTPC Institute
is a private joint venture that aims at producing a new Reykjavík that reflects the new Iceland. We have a whole network of departments specialized in different fields that deal with the…more
The finish group Oblivia will be performing in Iðnó on the 1st and 6th of November Entertainment Island 1, not the Entertainment Island 2 like earlier was announced.
Entertainment Island is the title given to…more
(made up and let down) will form a seminar at the Nordic House, November 3rd, as a part of the Sequences Lecture Series with a dinner event afterwards. The seminar will be an afternoon…more
BAKKUS – Sequences 2009 – Official bar
“Mango Breezers and pack of Salem Lights”? I don’t think so! This is a drinkers bar. We serve drinkers drinks. Huge selections of assorted Vodka brands and Cheap…more
næstum því ekki neitt
I owe some money to my (former) bank in Iceland, it´s not a huge amount, almost half the worth of a cheap new car. They said they where going to declare…more
The Mind is about the phenomenon mind. The mind doesn’t have a shape, and we don’t know if it is inside us our if it is a part of the universe. Conscience is also…more
During the Sequences festival the brothers Ásmundur Ásmundsson and Snorri Ásmundsson will host a private art course for students at MR junior college. The course will run from 2nd Nov – 7th Nov 2009…more
(made up and let down) @ Lost Horse gallery
The exhibition is an intervention of Nordic artists living and working in London into the art scene of Reykjavik. Rather than making a traditional exhibition the…more
American Meat LLC
American Meat LLC will construct an action art, mobile, viewer interactive, sculptural object-producing unit, as site for friendly constructive contemporary discourse, and fine art imperialistic gifting. The sculptural object-producing unit will be…more
Portrait Painting by the Dough Warrior
Portrait Painting by the Dough Warrior is a performance piece that takes on one tradition in the history of art challenged by the warrior who himself is challenged by his…more
Feminism, Little Tales of Misogyny
The Spartacus Chetwynd Mime Troupe will present a series of narratives based on the lives of feminists. The mime performance will involve puppet shows, dance and pure expression.
A series of violent, interwoven events and actions on mortality, dreams and spirituality. Fusing currents in the Icelandic death metal scene with personal visual art practice, the artist peels the layers of an…more
Hairdressing Night is a project organized by artists Rita Canarezza and Pier Paolo Coro and will take place at various hairdressers salons around Reykjavík City.
Suspended time and absorption are central in our performative work. They perform „engrossed in an activity as if in denial of an audience” and move according to a choreographed path.
THE ONE LETTER DELIVERY SHOW
Script for the show: A new post office opens. The postmen get their first job: deliver a giant letter to someone at the very top of Iceland. They put the…more
Performance by Magnús Pálsson, the honorary artist of Sequences festival 2009, presented by the choir of the Living Art Museum. Conductor Pétur Zar Bragason.
A 15-minute video loop will be played on two separate screens in the back seat of a car. Audience will be picked up, two at a time, and driven around while they watch the…more
PPTPC – Center for Publicity
PPPTPC – Center for Publicity is a private joint venture that aims at producing truth from the fiction of the past, present and future. With the work they want to play…more
Where the audiences are invited on a journey to
View a story or a visual poem.
Where the boundaries between visual art, music,
modern dance choreography and Theatre are
affliction, bane, correction, curse, infliction, misfortune, penalty, pest, pestilence, punishment, terror, visitation
adversity, anguish, calamity, cross, depression, difficulty, disease, disorder, distress, grief, hardship, illness, infirmity, misery, misfortune, ordeal, pain, plague, plight, scourge, sickness, sorrow, suffering,…more
Vitaskuld, Auðvitað! is an edited video version of a live event that The Icelandic Love Corporation made for the project Stray Beacons at Reykjavik Art Festival in 2009. The work was performed at a…more
Room 408 is a brand new Icelandic web theatre destined to explore the web as a performance space. The opening work, also called Room 408, is an adventurous sound and web experience with multiple interactive…more
An Exquisite Corpse in Nikisialka
An experimental film conceived at “Pisland One”, an artist residency in Nikisialka, Poland, where a group of Icelandic and Polish artists resided in the summer of 2008. All the artists…more
Entertainment Island 2
Entertainment Island is Oblivia´s ongoing project from 2008- 2010. During this three–year period Oblivia, through means of performance trilogy, film, photography and text, will divulge and scrutinize the manifold world of entertainment and…more
Maurice Blok will be making several different performance pieces during the festival, each as a separate event running throughout the festival week in different places around the city centre of Reykjavik.
SEQUENCES 2009 is pleased to announce (made up and let down) an intervention of five Nordic artists living and working in London into the Reykjavik art scene and Sequences Art Festival.
(made up and let down)…more
Despite dramatic changes in Iceland’s economic climate its cultural life continues to flourish with SEQUENCES Art Festival offering a spectacular program this year. The festival, which runs from October 30th – November 7th 2009,…more
Monday Nov 2nd – Wednesday 4th Nov 2009 @ The Nordic House, Sturlugata 5
Newly added to the festival lineup are the SEQUENCES 2009 LECTURE SERIES. Speakers include some of the participating artists as well…more
The Dough Warrior landscape painting, 2008.
Performance still, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art,
SEQUENCES 2009 runs from Saturday, October 30th until Saturday, November 7th 2009
The aim of SEQUENCES is to celebrate and exhibit contemporary visual art with a special emphasis on time-based art, such as performances, sonic…more
We’re happy to announce that Sequences 2009 will take place between October 30th and November 7th.
More details soon!!
Documentation from Sequences 2008 is now availble on Youtube:http://www.youtube.com/user/Sequences08
Even though the last day of Sequences 2008 is over some art exhibitions and projects will continue to stay open:
– Tamy Ben-Tor exhibition in 101 projects stays open till November…more
On the final night of Sequences we present an audio/visual concert in Iðnó in collaboration with Iceland Airwaves and Bedroom Community. The event is dedicated to the dynamics between experimental film/video art and alternative music…more
Here are some pictures from the Sequences 2008. The festivals photographer is Ingvar Högni Ragnarsson.
There are slight changes in the program on WEDNESDAY 15 OCTOBER:
NEW EVENT 16:00-18:00 Casperelectronics vs. Subaqua. Ambient audio visual drone core Electronica. The Lost Horse Gallery.
NEW TIME 17:00 Lortur: Djöflafúgan: A dance performance…more
The concert with Hildur I. Guðnadóttir´s and Caput was packed out the door. We were sorry to close the venue but there was no more room for more audiences.
Photo documentation from Sequences 2008 are now available. The festivals photographer is Ingvar Högni Ragnarsson.
17:00 Lortur: Djöflafúgan: A dance performance by Gunnlaugur Egilsson at Kling & Bang Gallery.The Icelandic Dance Company performs an extract from Djöflafúgan by Gunnlaugur Egilsson which will be premiered on October 16th as a part of…more
Tonight at 21:00 is the last chance to see Point Gray by Fort at Ánanaust. More.
Tonight at 20:00 Sequences honarary artist Rúrí in collaboration with Jóhann Jóhannsson will perform Volcal IV. The performance will take place in in The Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús.
Three new cinema screenings at Kling & Bang Gallery have been added to the program.
SUNDAY 12. OCTOBER
21:00 Lortur: Háveruleik. Film by Ingibjörg Magnadóttir and Ásdís Sif Gunnarsdóttir. Kling & Bang…more
A printer friendly version is now available. Sequences 2008 program download
Due to nature of the event Sequences invites those who want to attend Hildur I. Guðnadóttir´s and Caput concert on Tuesday October 14 at 21:00 to register via telephone or email.
Please contact Kristín Björk…more
The complete program will be revealed on the festival’s website in the coming days, and later as a supplement in The Reykjavík Grapevine, published on October 10.
Here are some highlights of the Sequences 2008…more
On October 17th, SEQUENCES presents an audio/visual concert dedicated to the dynamics between experimental film/video art and alternative music in a live setting.
Transforma –An experimental film collective from Berlin joins forces with Australian noise…more
For the third Sequences real-time art festival, October 11th – 17th 2008, the curatorial board has decided to acknowledge renowned artists for their notable contribution to real-time art mediums. It is our privilege to…more
Siggi Eggertsson Sequences 2007 designer has been nominated for The Icelandic Visual Art Award. The award will be announced on September 19th 2008 in a live broadcast on national television.
SEQUENCES 2008 starts on Saturday, October 11 and ends on Friday, October 17. The Executive Director this year is Tinna Guðmundsdóttir and artistic direction will be in the hands of Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir, also…more