SCULPTURE/SCULPTURE | Open call

28.06.2022 - 15.09.2022
Gerðarsafn is looking for artists to participate in the exhibition SCULPTURE/SCULPTURE in the autumn of 2023.
The SCULPTURE / SCULPTURE series seeks to honor sculptor Gerður Helgadóttir (1928-1975, after whom the museum is named, and her contribution to Icelandic art as well as to give insight into the medium in contemporary times. The title of the exhibition series refers to the exhibition Sculpture/sculpture/sculpture, held in 1994 at Kjarvalsstaðir (now Reykjavík Art Museum) with works by 27 Icelandic sculptors. The exhibition opened the same year as Gerðarsafn opened its doors to visitors.
The application deadline is at midnight Monday, August 15th 2022.
Applications and all related material should be admitted as one PDF document, no larger than 10 MB.
• CV - including education and previous exhibitions. 400 words max.
• Artist´s statement and relevance to the exhibition subject matter. 400 words max.
• Portfolio with information on existing work and/or work in progress. 10 pages max.
Applications do not need to include proposals for new artwork but rather an introduction on the artist´s works and general practice.
Please send applications by email to gerdarsafn@kopavogur.is, titled “Sculpture2023” in subject. All files and documents should be attached as a PDF document. The application deadline is at midnight Monday, August 15th 2022.