Right here you possibly can see part of the artwork exhibition within the previous jail of Skólavörðurstígur.
When you stroll by the previous jail of Skólavörðurstígur 9 you possibly can see within the entrance home windows of the constructing footage of people that have been arrested and compelled to reside within the constructing, which was jailed for 144 years. The work are part of the artwork exhibition “Lajos i Steiny” which is a sequence of 24 work.
“I used to be strolling on Skólavörðurstígur and this stunning and spectacular constructing. The rationale for the development within the constructing by Minjavornad was previous newspapers overlaying the home windows (an affiliation that repairs previous homes and retains traditionally genuine The form home windows I noticed jogged my memory of church home windows. Hundreds of Icelanders have been in jail since they had been in-built 1872, however these people who find themselves now painted within the home windows are someway consultant of all these individuals. Those that have been jailed, says Sverir Sigurjon Björnsson, the artist behind the exhibition.
The artwork exhibition started on Tradition Night time in August and can run for a while. The artist says that when he was engaged on the exhibition he seen that lots of people had been fascinated about the home and he tried to open the door which was locked. The constructing ceased to be a jail in 2016 and is now being repaired.