Sense of Iceland

Sense of Iceland Multi-sensory banquet experiment  based on William Morris’ Journey to Iceland, 1871/1873 Conceived by Tereza Stehlikova and developed in collaboration with Charles Michel. Date: 24th November, 2013 Location: Blacks club, London, Dean Street The event has been conceived and initiated by myself, an artist and researcher based at the Royal College of Art,... Continue Reading →

Icelandic Dining Exploration

"Welcome on this adventure of unsettling perceptions across the unseen sea. Touch, explore, be curious. Bon Voyage!" This is a little post to mark the beginning of a journey that begun on Sunday 24th November, 2013, in Blacks Club, London. This exploration engaged 24 specially selected explorers (and 24 initiated guides) who took them on... Continue Reading →

Mount Analogue

I filmed the piece below while in Iceland, few years back. The elemental nature of Icelandic landscape offers a feast for the senses. I plan to return there to make another film next year, to explore and test ways of conveying its sensual richness to the viewer. Note: The Perpetual is drawn from Mount Analogue,... Continue Reading →

Mementos from Iceland

Few weeks ago my friend A., an archeologist, has asked me whether I wanted anything from Iceland (she was going there for eight days to travel around the northern part of the island). “Bring me whatever you stumble over, whatever you dig out by the road along you way.”  I told her. Her offer came... Continue Reading →

Mount Analogue

An abrupt leap into geometry was typical of him. “This place exists. We both know it. Therefore we will discover it. Where? That’s a matter of calculation. I promise you that in a few days I will have determined its geographical position within several degrees. And we are ready to leave immediately…” "Here then is... Continue Reading →

Journey across Iceland

"If you look at the map of Europe, you will see in its north-western corner lying just under the Arctic circle a large island..." William Morris From William Morris's Icelandic Journal Tuesday 18th July 1871 …Still down, and the hills get lower now; I note here our riding over huge waste of black sand all... Continue Reading →

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