23.08.2022 X

Aðskotadýr (Intruders) is the title of Hlutverkasetur's art exhibition on the ground floor at the Reykjavík Maritime Museum. The subject of the exhibition is the interaction of human beings with the marine environment and marine pollution. The President of Iceland, Mr Guðni Th. Jóhannesson will open the exhibition on Thursday 1 September at 16:00.


Plastic, paper and other things that fall from general rubbish are turned into strange animals that threaten to be taken over. The exhibition aims to raise awareness about waste products that are released into the sea daily and global pollution in general.

The curator is Anna Henriksdóttir, who is an artist and an art teacher at Hlutverkasetur. The exhibition is a collaboration between Hlutverkasetur and the Reykjavík City Museum.

The exhibition is open daily from 10-17 through September. Admission is free of charge. The exhibition will be open until 19 on the opening day.

Accessibility: The museum is spread across two floors with good access for the disabled. There’s a visitor lift between floors and automatics doors via the main entrance on Grandagarður. Guide dogs are welcome at the museum. Bus service 14 stops on Grandagarður close to the museum’s main entrance.