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Ice Records – Katie Paterson

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Sound recordings from three glaciers in Iceland, pressed into three records, cast, and frozen with the meltwater from each of these glaciers, and played on three turntables until they completely melt.


Ragnar Kjartansson


‘S.S. Hangover’ (2013) by Ragnar Kjartansson at the Venice Biennale 2013.

The S.S. Hangover sails between two landings in the canal in the Arsenale. The boat will drop off the musicians one at a time, with each left to play alone on the pier as the boat sails away with the rest of the musicans still playing onboard, only to be picked up a round or two later and replaced by another musician in a continuous loop.

Roni Horn

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Roni Horn, ‘Water, Selected’ from  Vatnasafn / Library of Water

In the small town of Stykkishólmur, north of Reykjavik, Roni Horn has filled an old library with 24 glass columns containing glacial water collected from around Iceland.

Finnbogi Petursson

‘Volcano No: 4’ (2010) by Finnbogi Petursson.

Sigurdur Gudmundsson


‘Event’ (1975) by Sigurdur Gudmundsson.

Some of Sigurdur Gudmundsson’s early works.

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Scarlett Hooft Graafland


‘Reykjavik Roofs’ by Scarlett Hooft Graafland, 2004.

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