fishing nets installation iceland art maria sjofn





Fishing nets residues Installations at Klambratún, Kjarvalsstaðir,

Art Museum, Reykjavík.


Iceland’s geographical location, nature and topography have meant that from the earliest days the nation has been dependent, to a considerable extent, upon gathering and utilizing the riches of the sea. In the history of a fishing and seafaring nation like Iceland, the annals of the fisheries constitute above all cultural history covering an important aspect of the nation’s culture and heritage.

fishing nets installation iceland art maria sjofn

The unexpected social reaction to the Art Installation mostly from children, created another project of its own pace...


There are no trace of the fishing nets today as they did seamlessly, unfortunately, disappear...

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