10. March 2022 - 10:00 to 16:00

Conference: Performance Fog

Rúrí, Gullinn bíll, 1974. Gjörninginn flutti Rúrí á sýningunni "Höggmyndir á þjóðhátíðarári, útisýning Myndhöggvarafélagsins í Reykjavík", á Lækjartorgi, árið 1974. Aðstoðarmenn við flutning: B. Gylfi Snorrason og óþekktir þátttakendur úr hópi áhorfanda. Ljósmynd: Ólafur Lárusson.
Event location: 
Hafnarhús

Performance Fog is a one-day conference held in relation to, Performance Nebula, a performance festival that takes place March 10-13th, at Reykjavik Art Museum – Hafnarhús. The Conference focuses on the theme of performance art and the institutional role with regards to the medium. It takes place on Thursday, 10 March from 10-16h00. 

The conference takes place in Icelandic.
Price: 3.500 ISK
Light lunch and coffee are included in the conference fee.

Registration HERE

Speakers include artists, scholars and museum professionals specializing in preservation and archives. The symposium is held in collaboration with The Research Center in Museum Studies (RCMS), University of Iceland.

Programme
10:00 - 10:10
Registration
10:10 - 10:20    
Opening remarks. Ólöf K. Sigurðardóttir, Director Reykjavik Art Museum.
10:20 - 10:50    
Líkami, samfélag, sviðsetning: um forsendur gjörninga myndlistarmanna í sögulegu tilliti. Hlynur Helgason, Senior Lecturer, Art History and Theory, University of Iceland.
10:50 - 11:20    
Brot úr arkívi Magnúsar Pálssonar. Sigurður Trausti Traustason, Head of Collections and Research, Reykjavik Art Museum.
11:20 – 11:50   
Þannig týnist tíminn: varðveisla tímatengdrar myndlistar á Íslandi. Sigríður Regína Sigurþórsdóttir, PhD student in Museum Studies, University of Iceland, on behalf of RCMS.

11:50 - 13:00     
Lunch (included in the conference fee)    
            

13:00 - 13:30
Gjörningar Ragnars Kjartanssonar og áskoranir Listasafns Reykjavíkur. Markús Þór Andrésson, Chief Curator, Exhibitions and Public Engagement, Reykjavik Art Museum.
13:30 - 14:00    
Mót greina í gjörningalistinni. Erna Ómarsdóttir, Artistic Director, Iceland Dance Company (IDC).

14:00 - 14:20     
Coffee break

14:20 - 14:50    
Frá „Gullnum bíl“ til „Tortíma“: gjörningar frá 1974 – 2018. Rúrí, Visual artist and pioneer in performance art in Iceland.
14:50 - 15:20     
Gjörningaarkíf Nýlistasafnsins. Sunna Ástþórsdóttir, Director, The Living Art Museum.
15:20 - 16:00    
Panel discussions. Closing remarks and refreshments.

Moderator: Sigurjón B. Hafsteinsson, professor of Museum Studies at the University of Iceland.

Exhibition: 
Price of event in Kr: 
3 500