Icelandic Tech Words Become Public Art

The Friends of the Árni Magnússon Institute association projected their “Orð verða til,” (“We have a word for that”) installation during Reykjavík’s Winter Lights Festival.

Iceland Academy of the Arts

Students Refuse to Pay Tuition

Students at the Iceland Academy of the Arts are refusing to pay tuition fees in protest against poor facilities and worsening service at the school.

Ásmundur Sveinsson.

Ásmundurs Visit Sculpture Museum Free

In honor of the 125th birthday of Icelandic sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson, the Reykjavík Art Museum is offering anyone named who shares the sculptor’s name free entry to Ásmundarsafn, the museum honoring his life and work, for the next year.

Four Awarded Honourary Artist Salary

Four artists have been added to the list of those who will receive a so-called “honourary artist salary,” a state-funded grant meant to recognize artistic contributions.

Christmas Tree Sale

Christmas Trees Parallel Politics

Icelanders who support the People’s Party and Center Party are most likely to opt for an artificial Christmas tree this year, while Reform Party supporters are most likely to set up real trees.