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Guided tour with Sóley Ragnarsdóttir and H.K. Rannversson


Guided tour of the exhibition accompanied by Sóley Ragnarsdóttir and H.K. Rannversson.

The exhibition Queen of Hearts presents the fascinating conceptual- and material world of artist Sóley Ragnarsdóttir. Here, hyper-decorative paintings and sculptures of various shapes and sizes, beautifully painted wall surfaces and custom-designed wallpaper as well as display tables with a unique collection of napkins, create a painterly installation.

This is Sóley Ragnarsdóttir’s first solo exhibition in Iceland. Here, the local audience is given a unique opportunity to see a selection of works by this up-and-coming artist. Curated by H. K. Rannversson.

Please note that the guided tour takes place in English.

Sóley Ragnarsdóttir

Sóley Ragnarsdóttir (b. 1991) is a Danish-Icelandic artist living in Stenbjerg, Thy in Denmark. She graduated as Meisterschülerin from Städelschule in Frankfurt, Germany in 2019 under the supervision of Amy Sillman,Monika Baer and Nikolas Gambaroff. In recent years, Ragnarsdóttir has received well-deserved attention in the Danish and international art scene and participated in numerous group exhibitions. She has also held several solo exhibitions, including Dot, dot, dot (2021) at Gallery Jean-Claude Maier, Frankfurt, Organizing Principles (2021) at O–Overgaden and Cherrystone (2022) at Formation Gallery, Copenhagen. In 2023, she presented the work More Love Hours at the international music festival Roskilde Festival. Ragnarsdóttir’s work is in private collections and in the collection of The Danish Arts Fund.

H.K. Rannversson

H.K. Rannversson (b. 1982) is a writer and independent curator based in Reykjavik. He was Curator and Head of Exhibitions at North Atlantic House in Copenhagen from 2018-2022, and Head of Public Programs at the Reykjavik Art Museum from 2013-16. Over the past ten years, Rannversson has carried out numerous research and exhibition projects for Icelandic and international art institutions, including the Living Art Museum, Hafnarborg – Centre of Culture and Fine Art, National Gallery of Iceland, and the Icelandic Art Center. He has also lectured regularly at the University of Iceland and Iceland University of the Arts. Rannversson received a MA in artistic research from the University of Amsterdam in 2012, after studying BA in art history and theory at the University of Iceland and architecture at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen.

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