Sequences Biennial, an artist-run festival focusing on time-based art, will be open to the public from October 13th to 22nd in Reykjavík, Iceland.
The biennial, titled Can't See, aims to explore the growing threat of ecological destruction by delving into spaces that are not visible to the human eye, such as the deep sea and buried layers of soil, and imagining the debris of the past and visions of the future. The(CCA) curatorial collective, comprising , , , and , will curate Sequences: Can't See.
Sequences XI will feature a central exhibition displayed across four local institutions, includingthe and A wider program of installations, performances, workshops, concerts, and more occurs across Reykjavík.
The festival's previous exhibiting artists include renowned names such as Joan Jonas, David Horvitz, Agnes Martin, and Hekla Dögg Jónsdóttir. Sequences have been curated in the past by both local and international artists/curators, including Margot Norton from the New Museum in New York, Markús Thor Andrésson from the Reykjavík Art Museum, and Alfredo Cramerotti, the director of the Mostyn Art Gallery in Wales.
Sequences was founded by the artist-runin 2003, the , and the Artists active in the local art scene at any given time, together with these founding members, run the festival. Sequences is a non-profit organization.
(L to R) John Grzinich's Copper Leg Wind Harps, Artist Netti Nüganen performing The Myth, (Photo: Alan Proosa), and Edith Karlson “Can’t See” sculpture. (Photo: Joosep Kivimäe)