Shockingly Bright Caverns Made Of Hair

Hofudstodin
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Chromo Sapiens is a wild, immersive exhibition meets color therapy experience from artist, Shoplifter. Debuting to worldwide acclaim at the Venice Biennale 2019, the site was crowdfunded to be permanently installed at Höfuðstöðin - a multipurpose art and culture space in Iceland.
Chromo Sapiens is a wild, immersive exhibition meets color therapy experience from artist, Shoplifter. Debuting to worldwide acclaim at the Venice Biennale 2019, the site was crowdfunded to be permanently installed at Höfuðstöðin - a multipurpose art and culture space in Iceland.
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Reykjavík, Iceland Hours Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM Sat - Sun 11AM - 5PM
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Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir / Shoplifter has transformed a warehouse in Giudecca into a multi-sensory, cavernous environment with a cacophonous amount of her signature material, synthetic hair. Color, sound and irresistible textures guide visitors through three distinct chambers provoking an immersive experience of visual and auditory stimuli. Entering Chromo Sapiens, you find yourself in Primal Opus, a dark passage of emanating volcanic earthy hues, activated by the sub terra sound of the Icelandic cult metal band HAM. The second chamber erupts into a shockingly bright undulation of colored neon hair tufts. Aptly named Astral Gloria, her soaring cathedral ceiling and sheer emersion of chromatic opulence generates a kind of euphoric kinetic synesthesia. Opium Natura, the final cave flutters effortlessly into a soft landing of shimmering whites and pale soothing pastels, a fluffy heavenly nest that cradles you into a sense of serenity and sublime gentle bliss. - Chromo Sapiens
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