Arctic Circle on Grimsey in Iceland on the polar night 2010, the 21st of December.
The Arctic Circle marks the Southern extremity of the polar day and the polar night. Each yearn or around the 21ste of December the solstice of winter takes place, the polar night. A day without a sunrise on the arctic circle. On, or around the 21ste of June the solstice of summer takes place, the polar day. A day without a sunset on the arctic circle.
On the Solstice of the winter from 2010 I went to Grimsey, a small island 40 km north of Iceland situated directly on the Arctic Circle. In june 21ste I will visited Grimsey again.
(UTC Time of winter solstice in 2010, 23:38hr)
Postcard sent from the Arctic Circle in a numbered edition of 30
Best group exhibitions nationally, with on the 5th place the exhibition Tracks, Traces and Transformations, Nest in The Hague.
Curated by Esther Kokmeijer in cooperation with Eelco van der Lingen, Director of Nest www.nestruimte.nl
With work from: Patrick Corillon (BE), Maarten Vanden Eynde (BE), Christoph Fink (BE), Esther Kokmeijer (NL), Richard Long (UK), Simon Starling (UK)
KunstenLab, Laboratoriumplein 1, Deventer www.kunstenlab.nl
Opening: 9th of December 2010 20:00hr
The exhibition runs from 04-12-2010 to 15-01-2011
Traces is an exhibition about exploring, recording and depicting the patterns and tracks in the world we recognize and research in our surroundings.
Jeroen Diepenmaat is experimenting with traces of sound during the opening. (http://jeroendiepenmaat.nl
The participating artists are:
Toine Horvers (http://www.toinehorvers.nl
Jannemiek Tukker (http://www.jannemiektukker
Jan Rothuizen (www.janrothuizen.nl)
Jeremy Wood (http://www.gpsdrawing.com/
Justin Benett (http://www.bmbcon.demon.nl
Esther Kokmeijer (http://www.estherkokmeijer
Guest Curator: Jean Klare (http://www.jeanklare.nl/)