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Artists of the year 2021 exhibit in Hafnarborg

18. Mar 2021

On Saturday 20 March, Ólafur Ólafsson and Libia Castro will open their exhibition, Magic Meeting, at Hafnarborg, but the exhibition presents work based on the aforementioned performance, which was staged by the artists and The Magic Team, The impressive collective performance took place at The Reykjavík Art Museum, the streets of the city and in Austurvöllur public square in front of the Parliament house, on October 3 last year. It is now ten years since the artists last held a exhibition at Hafnarborg, based on the constitution from 1944, and it is a decade since the proposal for a new constitution for Iceland was drafted.

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Libia Castro and Ólafur Ólafsson, a Spanish-Icelandic Visual Arts Duo, received the Icelandic Art Prize 2021

Libia Castro and Ólafur Ólafsson, a Spanish-Icelandic Visual Arts Duo, received the Icelandic Art Prize 2021, as Artists of the Year, for their work In Search of Magic – A Proposal for a New Constitution for The Republic of Iceland, which took place at the Reykjavík Art Museum, on the streets of the city center, in front of the Government House and the parliament / Althing, on 3 October.

The exhibition is open from 12 -17 and musical events are scheduled regularly throughout the day. Guests are asked to wear masks and respect the social distance rule of 2 meters.