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Future Fragments

National Museum of Iceland
08.06.2024 - 10.11.2024

Exhibition design in collaboration with Garðar Eyjólfsson 

Exhibition committee
Bryndís Erla Hjálmarsdóttir
Kristján Mímisson
Þóra Pétursdóttir

With contributions from 
Relics of Nature

Graphic design

The exhibition is part of the Reykjavík Arts Festival 2024

Regenerated nylon

The installation Fabel gives an insight to the collection of unearthed plastic remains that the National Museum has preserved and collected from 1987. 
Today there are over 170 objects in the collection.



Excavated golf ball from Flói, Árnessýsla, Icelan. Preserved in the collection of The National Museum of Iceland

And Time Stood Still Until it Disappeared

Installation, collage and printed polyester

Sample of ice core from Grímsvötn, Vatnajökull glacier, ca 1950

Like Landscape
2021 - 2023
Photographic work

Floor sweep from Pálsbær II, cabin on Surtsey island

Archive of Anthropogenic Artefacts
2015 -
Drift matter and Plastiglomorate

Locations:  Iceland (Surtsey, Flæðar - Kelduhverfi), Norway (Sværholt, Mjåvika - Porsanger, Ringvassøya, Lille Russevika, Store Molvik, Steinvåg).

On loan from Relics of Nature, Þóra Pétursdóttir and Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir

Aluminium, plywood, 3D printed support structures from recycled plastic, spray paint, plexi, synthetic grass

Designed in conversation with 
Garðar Eyjólfsson

ca. 1950
Now Remains
Photographic print of Atlas of the Heavens by Antonín Bečvář from 1950

The Red Plastic Fragment, found during an excavation in Helluvað, Mývatnssveit, summer 2014. On loan from the Institute of Archaeology

Future Fragments

Studio Studio & Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir

The Dance of The Roomba
Every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 10:00 am

Exhibition documentation by
Ívar Brynjólfsson