Vasco Costa & Wolfgang Obermair
Vasco Costa and Wolfgang Obermair have been working together on projects since 2011, exploring the imprints and impacts on particular spaces in culture, economy and politics. By combining artistic and ethnographic methods they aim to create a sphere of intersubjectivity and cross-cultural synthesis through a constant exchange of social roles.
During their three-week residency at the Blue Factory in Seyðisfjörður, Iceland, Vasco Costa and Wolfgang Obermair have been working on a visual structure as a physical and social platform to interact with the surrounding area and public space, for the people and visitors of the Blue Factory. The development and the building process involve the owners of the place, Sigurbergur Sigurðsson, Þorgeir Sigurðsson, and the artist Monika Fryčová. Vasco and Wolfgang will present their work in progress in Skaftfell’s Bookshop projectspace, through video screenings and objects, and invite the visitors to discuss their specific approach and the prolific sides of collaboration.
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