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 as other invited speakers in the fields of visual arts, stage arts and theory.
Monday November 2nd
15.00 Artist´s talk with Spartacus Chetwynd (UK)
16.00 ‘The Dark Knight Returns: Neomedievalism and Recent Art’, Lecture by Dr. Neil Mulholland (UK)
Tuesday November 3rd
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
Wednesday November 4th
15.00 Artist´s talk with Oblivia
16.00 Lecture by Magnús Þór Þorbergsson
Sequences 2009 – Lecture series:
For the first time, artist talks and lecture series will run alongside the Sequences festival. Speakers include participating artists and other guest lecturers in the fields of visual arts, stage art and theory.Sequences 2009 artist Spartacus Chetwynd begins the lecture series November 2nd by talking about her own general practice. After Spartacus´ lecture Dr. Neil Mulholland; Director of the Centre for Visual & Cultural Studies at Edinburgh College of Art, will discuss theories of neomedievalism with regard to the fields and forms of recent art practice, with particular reference to the UK and the works of Spartacus Chetwynd.
November 3rd will be a part of the Sequences 2009 exhibition (made up and let down), at the Lost Horse Gallery. The group (made up and let down) will form a seminar at the Nordic House as a part of the Sequences Lecture Series with a dinner event afterwards. The dinner is free and on a ‘first come first serve’ basis but guests need to RSVP to email@example.com The seminar will be an afternoon with screenings of the artist’s films, a talk by Dr. Halldór Björn Runólfsson (Director of National Gallery of Iceland) titled ‘From Frankenstein to the Romantic Woman’, and talks by the artists on the following topics: ‘Reverie as a secret window’, ‘Performance/Sculpture/Image’, ‘experiments in time’, ‘The Power of Costume’ and ’Sequence of Death’. Participating artists are Sofia Dahlgren (SWE), Line Ellegaard (DK), Pernille Leggat Ramfelt (NO), Malin Ståhl (SWE) and Anita Wernström (SWE).
November 4th Sequences 2009 artists Annika Tudeer, Anna Krzystek and Timo Fredriksson from the artist group Oblivia, will discuss their work in the light of their different perspectives and background. Next Magnús Þór Þorbergsson, assistant professor of theory and practice in Iceland Academy of the Arts, explores how a performing artists´ background effects their approach in the making of their art.
The series will take place during the festival week from Nov 2nd – 4th Nov 2009. Partner with Sequences 2009 in the lecture series is the Nordic House in Iceland. Supported by the Nordic Culture Point. Project manager is Margrét Áskelsdóttir.