The Personal Collection, May 2017



Aalsteinn rsson
The Personal Collection, May 2017
Akureyri Art Museum, Ketilhs

May 6ᵗʰ - 28ᵗʰ Aalsteinn rsson (born 1964) studied at The School of Visual Arts in Akureyri and later in the Netherlands, where he graduated with a Master of Arts degree from the Dutch Art Institute, in 1998. He has worked since as an artist in Rotterdam, but moved home to Eyjafjrur last spring. Aalsteinn is known for his use of diverse materials and work methods. Last year he published on his blog www.teikningadag2016.blogspot.com, one drawing per day, the whole year around.

Aalsteinn titles this exhibition The Personal Collection, May 2017. It is a long-term project which started in 2002, where Aalsteinn collects casual leftovers from his personal consumption, or shows documents of the consumption. The exhibition is the status check for May 2017.