Sequences | reykjavik | 6–15 October 2017

Sequences VIII




13.08.17 22:17

Utandagskrá á Sequences VIII // Off-Venue Program at Sequences VIII


Sequences myndlistarhátíð verður haldin í áttunda skipti í Reykjavík 6.-15. október 2017. Líkt og undanfarin ár verður sérstök utandagskrá kynnt samhliða aðaldagskránni þar sem listamönnum og sýningarstöðum gefst kostur á að standa…more

08.08.17 10:45

We proudly present Sequences VIII: Elastic Hours


Sequences opens its ten-day biennial in Reykjavik, Iceland, on October 6, 2017 and proudly presents the work of twenty-one local and international artists and honorary artist Joan Jonas in this eighth edition.


03.07.17 13:45

Pssssst…. save the date! Sequences VIII takes place October 6 – 15, 2017


Sequences VIII will kick off on Friday October 6, 2017. As usual the festival lasts 10 days with numerous exhibitions, performances, a blossoming program and a packed off venue program. We are thrilled to…more

15.05.17 22:05

Carolee Schneemann awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Biennale

Carolee Schneeman has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia – VIVA ARTE VIVA. The exhibition is curated by Christine Macel, who stated…more

10.02.17 21:34

Margot Norton at TALK SERIES in Reykjavík

On Thursday the 16th of February at 20:00 an open lecture by Margot Norton will be held at the Reykjavík Art Museum; Hafnarhús.

Margot Norton is Associate Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in…more


23.11.16 23:59

Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir on the occasion of Sequences 10th Anniversary


Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir is amongst the first announced artists that Margot Norton curator of Sequences VIII has invited to participate in the festival in October 2017.


On the occasion of Sequences 10th Anniversary, Hildigunnur asked a number…more

21.11.16 21:21

DayBreak, Forever – a sound installation by Ragnar Helgi Ólafsson

In the midst of winterdarkness in Reykjavík lures a soundinstallation, DayBreak, Forever by Ragnar Helgi Ólafsson. This version 3.1 was installed in a small comfort zone by the harbour in…more

17.11.16 01:13

David Horvitz heldur opinn fyrirlestur / Open lecture by David Horvitz


english below //


Föstudaginn 18. nóvember kl. 13 mun David Horvitz halda opinn fyrirlestur um verk sín og vinnuaðferðir í Listaháskóla Íslands, í fyrirlestrarsal myndlistardeildar að Laugarnesvegi 91.


Hann mun ræða verk…more

17.11.16 01:01

Anniversary program / Dagskrá afmælis Sequences


english below //


Sequences fagnar 10 ára afmæli laugardaginn 19. nóvember næstkomandi og býður alla velkomna til hátíðarhalda af því tilefni!


Hátíðarhöld hefjast kl. 12:45 í Listasafni Íslands þar sem Margot Norton sem nýlega var útnefnd…more

02.11.16 22:24

Margot Norton interviewed


“To put it simply, the most important thing that I want to accomplish as a curator is to make everything possible so that a work of art can be shown to its fullest potential…more

25.10.16 00:11

Sequences fagnar 10 ára afmæli og kynnir sýningarstjóra Sequences VIII, Margot Norton // Sequences 10th anniversary celebration and Margot Norton introduced as curator of Sequences VIII


english below//

10 ára afmælishátíð Sequences fer fram laugardaginn 19. nóvember 2016 og eru allir boðnir velkomnir til að taka þátt í hátíðarhöldunum sem hefjast á hádegi. Margot Norton, sýningarstjóri hjá New Museum, mun sýningarstýra…more

28.04.16 21:42

Margrét Blöndal together with Alfredo Cramerotti shortlisted for the 2017 Venice Biennale


Sequences congratulates Sequences VII’s curator Alfredo Cramerotti and artist Margrét Blöndal on being among three proposals shortlisted for the Icelandic Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale. 


The Icelandic Art Center has introduced the…more


14.09.15 14:16

Studio visit to Magnús Logi


Thinking Outside the Box… and Inside, was the title of Magnús Logi´s performance series on Sequences VI, a kind of “best off” from the past. Together with Markús Thor Andrésson, he selected a few…more

16.06.15 14:24

Sequences VII in the international media


Sequences VII was featured in many international media.

Here are a few things visiting media guests had to say about it:


With all the spas and public pools around town, people kept vanishing and then reappearing—an hour here,…more

02.05.15 16:08

Thank you for attending Sequences VII


Sequences VII is now finished and warm heartedly we thank you!


A giant super big thank you to all the artists, guests that visited the exhibitions and events, collaborators, supporters, media and Sequences ambassadors around…more

01.05.15 12:04

THE DEATH SHOW, Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson: Daily performances in Hótel Holt


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

21.04.15 00:10

Carolee Schneemann, honorary artist of Sequences VII exhibited in Kling&Bang galleri


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

15.04.15 11:49

Sunday openings in the city centre, Ásgrímssafn, Hótel Holt, Harbinger

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

14.04.15 11:42

Saturday openings – Nýló and Loftsson

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

13.04.15 15:57

Friday April 10 Premiere of Sequences VII

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

12.04.15 16:15

Thanks for a great opening weekend!

We will post more images and material from the openings and exhibitions in the following days.

View the full list of exhibitions and events as well as opening hours here.

10.04.15 10:02

Happy Sequences!

Sequences is starting – see the program for the opening weekend.


17:00 – Kling&Bang, Hverfisgata 42
Opening of Carolee Schneemann’s exhibition – Honorary Artist of Sequences VII
First part, performance – Hanna Kristín…more

02.04.15 13:58

We made a map!

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!

01.04.15 15:32

Sequences VII program revealed

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

19.03.15 14:35

Off-venue registration is still open

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

18.03.15 15:36

Do you remember Sequences I?

Sequences is an independent biennial, established in Reykjavík in 2006. Here is some footage from the super early days of Sequences, enjoy!

02.03.15 15:13

Infinity Kisses, a work by honorary artist Carolee Schneemann

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

23.02.15 14:14

Artist news: Finnbogi Petursson releases his work on record

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

16.02.15 12:44

Sequences collaborates with Center for Contemporary Art Estonia


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

21.01.15 13:25

Sequences VII proudly presents the work of 25 local and international artists and honorary artist Carolee Schneemann.


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


19.12.14 18:36

Utandagskrá Sequences VII / Off-Venue Program at Sequences VII


// 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

31.10.14 10:00

Alfredo Cramerotti appointed artistic director of Sequences VII


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

24.10.14 09:00

Alfredo Cramerotti verður sýningarstjóri Sequences VII 2015


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


11.07.13 16:00

Finito! Wrap up


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

05.06.13 16:42

Pushing Time & Hustle and Bustle – performance VIDEOS


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

05.06.13 16:25

Five performances from Magnús Logi Kristinsson – VIDEOS

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

27.04.13 19:18

Performance Night at Hótel Holt – VIDEOS

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.


18.04.13 23:25

Extra days of exhibitions


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

14.04.13 11:42

Off Venue on Sunday

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

14.04.13 11:31

Last day of Sequences VI

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

13.04.13 15:01

Evening at Hótel Holt with performances

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

13.04.13 13:05

Off Venue exhibitions this weekend

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

13.04.13 12:22

Off Venue on Saturday

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

13.04.13 11:17

Last day to see the exhibition of Martha Wilson and Sigrún Hrólfsdóttir


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!


12.04.13 12:06

Ships at Sea is on

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

11.04.13 23:49

Friday on and off venue on Sequences


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

10.04.13 23:33

Thursday on and off venue on Sequences


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

09.04.13 10:49

Exhibitions open all week


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.


Gretar Reynisson

– Nýló / Living Art Museum…more

09.04.13 09:52

An evening with artists


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.


Þriðjudaginn 9….more

07.04.13 09:17

Sunday, April 7 – openings and a performance


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

06.04.13 09:37

Saturday, April 6 – openings, performances and 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

05.04.13 16:19

Magnús Logi Kristinsson five performances in five locations


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

05.04.13 02:43

Off Venue Events Friday April 5th

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

04.04.13 19:14

Sequences VI opening Friday April 5th 20:00

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

02.04.13 14:47

Full program published

The event and exhibition program is here! View it under Sequences VI or view a .pdf of it here


Sequences real time art festival is launched for the sixth time. The selection…more

02.04.13 14:12

Gretar Reynisson – Decade / Áratugur published

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

27.03.13 19:21

Boarding completed!


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)

Ragnheiður Gestsdóttir…more

28.02.13 16:06

Yet more artists announced

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)


-here– is more detailed info on them, as well as on other…more

26.02.13 17:13

Announcing more artists taking part in Sequences VI

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)


-here– is more detailed info on them, as well as on…more

24.02.13 17:14

Ships at Sea

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

05.02.13 16:15

Announcing artists at Sequences VI

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)



18.01.13 10:24

Fréttir á móðurmálinu – janúar 2013

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

08.01.13 15:56

Sequences VI – concept

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

03.01.13 14:23

Honorary artist introduced


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

02.01.13 14:17

Off-Venue Program

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

01.01.13 14:16

New website

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


30.12.12 14:06

Grants awarded to Sequences VI

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

11.05.12 22:00

Markús Þór Andrésson appointed curator of Sequences 2013

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


05.12.11 19:23

Sequences festival 2013

Sequences VI coming up April 5th to 14th 2013!


12.06.11 11:25

FRIEZE magazine-Sequences real time art festival 2011

Sequences 2011 featured in FRIEZE by Paul Teasdale


27.04.11 12:31

Páll Ivan Pálsson opnar í gallerí Dverg kl. 21:00

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

24.04.11 19:27

Photos and videos from the Sequences art festival

Click on the following links to see photos and videos from the festival




08.04.11 12:28

Today at 17:00, Directrix at Vitabar

07.04.11 13:33

And Summoning Spirits from the Gut

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.

And Summoning…more

07.04.11 12:29

AVATAR by Freya Björg in the Reykjavik Art Museum

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

05.04.11 21:35

Gernot Faber, Peter Fengler and SIGNA in the Living Art Museum


opening 5th of April at 20:00

The exhibition is open every day from 12:00-18:00

04.04.11 19:40

Ásdís sýnir í Súlnasalnum kl. 16:00

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.

04.04.11 19:37

The Sequences lecture series

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.

(Icelandic below)





Tuesday 5th April /…more

03.04.11 11:39

Nothing / Ekkert

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

02.04.11 14:43

Opnun á Grandagarði í dag frá 14:00-18:15


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

01.04.11 14:27

Hannes Lárusson opnar sýninguna He and She, I and them í kvöld

He and She, I and them

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

01.04.11 12:45

Nils Bech with Bendik Giske at Bakkus tonight!

23:00 BAKKUS, Tryggvagata 22, 101 Reykjavík

30.03.11 14:25

Program for Sequences 2011

Sequences 2011 presents a spectrum of performances, happenings, discussions and lectures in Reykjavík and Seyðisfjörður, Iceland.

This year, Sequences art festival focuses solely on the performance in art with cross-disciplinary emphasis on the medium. The…more

28.03.11 14:24

Sequences 2011 poster designed by Goddur

Keep an eye out for the festival´s program!

24.03.11 14:21

The lecture series: Gunnhildur Hauksdóttir

To read more about the artist click here

22.03.11 14:20

Off venue events : Squid & Tabernacle / 1646

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

22.03.11 14:18

Nils Bech with Bendik Giske

To read more about the artists click here

20.03.11 10:17

Peter Fengler

To read more about the artist click here

18.03.11 14:16

Meeting Valery Smith

16.03.11 18:15

Freya Björg Olafson

To read more about the artist click here

10.03.11 10:12

Anthony Marcellini

To read more about the project click here

07.03.11 14:08

Intrum Justitia

04.03.11 14:06


To read more about SIGNA click here

28.02.11 14:05

Ásdís Sif Gunnarsdóttir

To read more about the artist click here

23.02.11 14:00

Christian Falsnaes

To read more about Falsnaes click here

07.02.11 15:08

Introduction of the artists # Non Grata

Website: http://www.nongrata.ee/

28.01.11 15:04

Introduction of the artists in Sequences 2011

Dear all!

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


09.12.10 15:03

Myndlistarmenn Sequences listahátíðar árið 2011 / Participating artists for Sequences Art Festival 2011

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.

(in english)



01.12.10 15:02

Thank you for applying


Sequences art festival is closed for applications.We would like to thank everyone who applied.

Projects will be announced soo…

01.10.10 15:02


Dear artists

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

12.08.10 15:00


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

04.02.10 15:00

Sequences Art Festival 2011

Keep posted for information and dates about the next Sequences Art Festival.


24.11.09 14:55

Parfyme´s One Letter Delivery Show available online

See the One Letter Delivery Show – here!

17.11.09 14:52


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
Margrét Áskelsdóttir
Yuliya Chayka
Sirra Sigrún Sigurðardóttir

06.11.09 14:51

Sequences 2009 November 7th

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

06.11.09 14:50

The PPPTPC Institute

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

05.11.09 14:48

New photos from Sequences 2009 – Friday

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/

05.11.09 14:47

Sequences 2009 November 5th

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

03.11.09 14:44

Sequences 2009 November 3nd – Schedule continues

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

03.11.09 11:45

Icelandtrain on tracks!

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

02.11.09 14:42

Sequences 2009 November 2nd – Schedule continues

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

31.10.09 09:39

Sequences 2009 October 31st. Schedule continues

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

29.10.09 14:37

Reykjavíkurvasakver – a ppptpc production

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

28.10.09 14:33

Entertainment Island 1

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

24.10.09 14:32

Seminar – (made up and let down), November 3rd 2009

(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

21.10.09 19:15

BAKKUS – Sequences 2009 – Official bar

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

21.10.09 14:17

American Meat LLC

08.10.09 20:15

Halldór Úlfarsson @ Sequences 2009

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

08.10.09 20:14

Egill Sæbjörnsson @ Sequences 2009

The Mind

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

08.10.09 20:10

Ásmundur Ásmundsson & Snorri Ásmundsson @ Sequences 2009


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

08.10.09 20:08

Anita Wernstrom, Line Ellegaard, Malin Stahl, Pernille Leggat Ramfelt & Sofia Dahlgren @ Sequences 2009

(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

08.10.09 20:04

American Meat LLC @ Sequences 2009

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

08.10.09 19:13

Søren Dahlgaard @ Sequences 2009

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

08.10.09 19:12

Spartacus Chetwynd @ Sequences 2009

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.

08.10.09 19:10

Sigurður Guðjónsson @ Sequences 2009

Live event

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

08.10.09 19:08

Rita Canarezza & Pier Paolo Coro @ Sequences 2009

Hairdressing Night

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.

08.10.09 19:07

Prinz Gholam @ Sequences 2009


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.

08.10.09 19:05

Parfyme @ Sequences 2009


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

08.10.09 18:44

Magnús Pálsson – honorary artist @ Sequences 2009


Performance by Magnús Pálsson, the honorary artist of Sequences festival 2009, presented by the choir of the Living Art Museum. Conductor Pétur Zar Bragason.

08.10.09 16:56

Páll Haukur Björnsson @ Sequences 2009

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

08.10.09 16:16

Berglind Jóna Hlynsdótttir & Etienne de France @ Sequences 2009

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

08.10.09 16:13

Björk Viggósdóttir @ Sequences 2009


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

08.10.09 15:48

Melkorka Huldudóttir @ Sequences 2009


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

08.10.09 14:42

Icelandic Love Corporation @ Sequences 2009

Vitaskuld, Auðvitað!

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

08.10.09 14:40

Hrafnhildur Hagalín & Steinunn Knútsdóttir @ Sequences 2009

Room 408

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

08.10.09 13:02

16 Icelandic & Polish artists @ Sequences 2009

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

08.10.09 12:50

Oblivia @ Sequences 2009

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

08.10.09 12:46

Maurice Blok @ Sequences 2009

Performance Series

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.

30.09.09 20:01

Parfyme @ Sequences 2009

17.09.09 19:52

Patrick Rock and Matthew Green introduce:

11.09.09 19:49

Sequences 2009

31.08.09 19:47

(made up and let down) @ SEQUENCES 2009

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

28.08.09 19:45


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

27.08.09 22:39

Sequences 2009 – Lecture series

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

27.08.09 22:20

Special side events for Sequences 2009

Click to find out more about the special side events of Sequences 2009
26.08.09 21:28

Program for Sequences 2009

The program for Sequences 2009 is now available. Click to download

20.08.09 19:43


Søren Dahlgaard,

The Dough Warrior landscape painting, 2008.

Performance still, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art,
Humlebæk, Denmark.

28.07.09 19:34


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

22.03.09 19:29

Sequences 2009


We’re happy to announce that Sequences 2009 will take place between October 30th and November 7th.

More details soon!!


25.10.08 19:27

Video clips

Documentation from Sequences 2008 is now availble on Youtube:http://www.youtube.com/user/Sequences08

18.10.08 19:26

Some events carry on

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

17.10.08 19:22

Audio/visual concert tonight.

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

16.10.08 19:03

Pictures from Sequences 2008

Here are some pictures from the Sequences 2008. The festivals photographer is Ingvar Högni Ragnarsson.

14.10.08 19:02

The program on Wednesday October 15

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

14.10.08 18:43

No more room at Hildur I. Guðnadóttir´s and Caput concert

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.

13.10.08 22:39

Pictures from Sequences 2008

Photo documentation from Sequences 2008 are now available. The festivals photographer is Ingvar Högni Ragnarsson.

13.10.08 18:38

Djöflafúgan has been moved to 17:00 o´clock

17:00    LorturDjöflafúgan: 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

13.10.08 18:37

Last chance to see Point Gray.

Tonight at 21:00 is the last chance to see Point Gray by Fort at Ánanaust. More.

12.10.08 22:36

Sequences honarary artist tonight

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.

12.10.08 22:29

More added to the program

Three new cinema screenings at Kling & Bang Gallery have been added to the program.

21:00 Lortur: Háveruleik. Film by Ingibjörg Magnadóttir and Ásdís Sif Gunnarsdóttir. Kling & Bang…more

10.10.08 22:23

Program – printer friendly version

A printer friendly version is now available. Sequences 2008 program download

08.10.08 22:21

Music for Airports 2/2 and Runway, Hildur I. Guðnadóttir´s concert

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

02.10.08 22:18

Sequences 2008 programme

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

02.10.08 18:10

Sequences collaborate with Iceland Airwaves

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

24.09.08 22:15

Sequences honorary artist

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

09.09.08 22:13

Sequences 2007 designer nominated for IVAA

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.



26.08.08 22:13

Sequences presented for the third time in 2008

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


22.10.07 21:44

Documentation photos from Sequences 2007

Photos from Sequences 2007 by photographer Sindri Snær S. Leifsson is now available. Click here to see them.