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CAIRNS by Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir – Launch Invitation

27 APRIL 2017, 5.00pm
Artcafe, Middleton Hall
University of Hull

Professor Glenn Burgess would like to invite you to the launch of

CAIRNS
by Icelandic artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir

Cairns are a common sight in the Icelandic landscape and were used as landmarks for people to find their way from one place to another.
The exhibition CAIRNS on the University of Hull Campus is an observation about the human being’s quest to find his right place in the world and his resilience to face his destiny.  The sculptures themselves take on the form of human trail markers and the exhibition forms a sculpture trail, guiding visitors around specific areas and main routes stimulating thought and reflection.  Each sculpture leads to the next one and helps visitors, students and staff of the university to find their way.

The exhibition will be opened by The Ambassador of Iceland H.E. Mr. Thórdur Aegir Óskarsson and the artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir

5.00pm        Drinks reception
5.30pm        Speeches
6.00pm        Opportunity to take part in a tour of the trail with Steinunn and volunteers. Alternatively you can watch a short  film about the installation in the comfort of the Artcafe.

Please RSVP by Friday 22 April whether you are able to attend.