Latest News for: Iceland artists


Listen to Model/Actriz’s eclectic playlist to accompany The Cover

NME 25 Sep 2023
To celebrate, Model/Actriz have curated a playlist titled ‘I Was Just Thinking ’Bout Y’all’, and it features a vast array of artists, from Kylie Minogue (‘Tension) to Icelandic alt-rockers The Sugarcubes (‘Birthday’) and ‘Defeated Clown’, a track from the Joker soundtrack.

Icelandic-Chinese musician Laufey: 'I'm not out here making pure jazz music'

RNZ 23 Sep 2023
Laufey Lín Jónsdóttir has played classical music since childhood but she never expected to become one of the world's most popular modern jazz artists ... Icelandic people are very proud of their ... "There are lots of creatives in Iceland and a lot of artists coming out of there.

Review: Laufey’s latest album ‘Bewitched’ is an ode to the dreamers

Washington Square News 21 Sep 2023
This album was a continuation of the Icelandic-Chinese artist’s debut, “Everything I Know About Love,” which was released in August 2022 ... With it, she also completes the integration of jazz and classical music, one of her main signatures as a young jazz artist.

Taste of Iceland Festival Arrives in Seattle October 5 to 7

Longview News-Journal 14 Sep 2023
The festival will transport visitors to Iceland through a dozen free events inspired by, and in celebration of, the best of Icelandic culture ... Tickets are available on the Taste of Iceland Website ... The City of Reykjavík, in collaboration with Iceland Airwaves and KEXP, will host a free concert featuring Icelandic artists Daniel Hjalmtysson and GRÓA.

Wynton Marsalis, theater director Robert Wilson among Global Arts recipients to be honored by Hillary ...

The Hill 12 Sep 2023
The three artists, along with Icelandic-Danish sculptor Olafur Eliasson and Burkinabè-German architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, will receive the 34th Praemium Imperiale Global Arts Prize on Tuesday, ITK can exclusively report ... as part of the awards’ Grant for Young Artists.

Hotel Éclat Beijing marries art with flavor in mooncake gift box

China Daily 11 Sep 2023
Hotel Éclat Beijing, a small luxury hotel known for its museum-quality artwork collection, launched a limited mooncake gift box featuring the artwork Dreamy Rabbit by Icelandic-Chinese artist Eirdís Ragnarsdóttir, on ...

‘Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death’ Performance, Sept. 8 in Minneota

Advocate Tribune 06 Sep 2023
His love of the windswept prairie, the glacial Fjords of his ancestral Iceland, and the power of music are imbued throughout his impressive collection of poetry ... The performance will be followed by a special viewing of the PBS Postcards documentary of the same name, along with a Q&A with the film crew and artists.

Thrift store owner carries on a passion for things old and new, and family

The Pratt Tribune 06 Sep 2023
Main not only revealed an extensive and unique collection of fall and holiday decor able to meet any and all preferences, but also bags of Icelandic sheep wool. “We had an artist who has done some mural work in the area bring in her neighbor’s raw sheep wool that can be used for felting, knitting, spinning and more,” Venard said.

Clever Hans: The Horse That Scientists Believed Could Speak German And Do Mathematics

IFL Science 01 Sep 2023
For a brief time in the early 1900s, scientists believed that a horse could speak German, recognize painters by their style, and do complex maths. Sometimes knowledge is a curse ... Advertisement ... With no classical art training, he could also identify artists by their works.  ... Iceland Resumes Whaling In Spite Of Hopes Ban Would Last Forever ...   ... .

Kronos Quartet brings 'music without borders' to Golden Gate Park

San Francisco Examiner 23 Aug 2023
“We’re going to have a great time, and we hope the audience will too,” says David Harrington, the quartet’s founder and artistic director ... In addition to works by Dylan and Lizee, pieces by Beninese-French singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo, film composer and alt-rock artist Clint Mansell, and the Icelandic rock band Sigur Ros are on the slate.

Applications Now Being Accepted For Artist Support Grants

Island Free Press 17 Aug 2023
Artist Lisa LeMair in the art installation Glassrain by Icelandic artist Rúrí at the National Gallery of Iceland July 2023 ... Lisa LeMair of Southern Shores, NC received an Artist Support Grant earlier this year for an artist retreat and working sabbatical in Iceland this summer.

Stranger Suggests: Dreamin' Wild, Tacoma Porchfest, Martha Shelley, the Best Roasted Corn Stand, and Your ...

The Stranger 02 Aug 2023
That's certainly how one can read it, but my experience of the work, which is by Icelandic artist and musician Jónsi and occupies a huge space in the museum, recalled less the inevitable underwater Anthropocene world with its sad sea sounds and scent of seaweed, and more Seattle in the middle of winter.

Sigur Rós launch ‘ÁTTA’ film experiment wth new ‘8’ video

NME 28 Jul 2023
The first of the 10, ‘8’, was directed by Icelandic artist Rúrí, known for her political and environmental feminist activism ... In other news, the band’s bassist, Georg Hólm, recently admitted that he considered leaving Iceland after the band was accused of tax evasion.

Laufey announces new album ‘Bewitched’ with title track

NME 27 Jul 2023
The new album follows the Icelandic-Chinese artist’s debut LP, ‘Everything I Know About Love’, which came out last year ... Carmichael and Ned Washington’s ‘The Nearness of You’, Cole Porter’s ‘Everytime We Say Goodbye’ and Icelandic jazz artist Elly Vilhjálms’ “Ég Veit Þú Kemur.

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China Daily 17 Jul 2023
How will future generations feel about the environment in which they are living? What are their worries and visions of the future? The quest to find answers motivated the celebrated Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson and his team to create the artwork called Earth Speakr, in ...