On Saturday the 10th of March the exhibition Roots opens in Hafnarborg. The exhibition focuses on contemporary jewelery design and the various roots goldsmiths and jewelery designers look to for material, ideas and inspiration. The goldsmiths and designers use diverse materials, ranging from expensive metals and precious jewels to wood and mosses. The theme of the exhibition reflects this diversity as well as referring to nature and the personal and cultural roots of the participants.
The exhibition is a collaboration with the show committee of the Icelandic Goldsmith´s Association and is part of the DesignMarch 2012.
The following goldsmiths and designers take part in the exhibition: Anna María Sveinbjörnsdóttir, Dýrfinna Torfadóttir, Erling Jóhannesson, Fríða Jónsdóttir, Guðbjörg Ingvarsdóttir, Hafsteinn Júlíusson, Hansína Jensdóttir, Harpa Kristjánsdóttir, Helga Ósk Einarsdóttir, Helga Mogensen, Hildur Ýr Jónsdóttir, Hulda B. Ágústsdóttir, Inga Rúnarsdóttir Bachman, Jóhanna Medúsalemsdóttir, Júlía Þrastardóttir, María Kristín Jónsdóttir, Orri Finnbogason, Sruli Recht, Tinna Gunnarsdóttir, Tína Jezorski, Þorbergur Halldórsson, Sigrún Sigurjónsdóttir, Sif Ægisdóttir, Ástþór Helgason and Kjartan Örn Kjartansson of the jewelery brand Orr and Sigríður Anna Sigurðardóttir and Timo Salsola (Sigga&Timo).
Free guided tours and designer talks every saturday at 3pm during the exhibition.