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Byrkir

Posted in byrkir, literature on March 28, 2008 by badtaste4ever

byrkir.jpgByrkir has been fighting the Devil for as long as he can can remember . He is currently in hell, screaming at the Beast but without making any sounds what so ever . This can be hard . But his love is strong and his mind is set . His weapon of choice in this great battle is a manipulated icelandic tounge witch  he will use without hesitation at every oppurtunity, at every foe .Love him because he loves you to .Friður .

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Örvar Þóreyjarson Smárason

Posted in örvar þóreyjarson, literature on February 26, 2008 by badtaste4ever

orvarthoreyjarson.jpgÖrvar Þóreyjarson Smárason (b. 1977) is an icelandic, poet, writer, musician and artist. He has published two books in his native language, Gamall þrjótur, nýjir tímar (“Old villain, new times”) a book of poetry was published in 2005 as a part of Nýhil’s Nordic Literature series. It was preceded by the critically acclaimed novella Úfin, strokin (“Ruffled, stroked /Tangled, preened”), released in 2005 and described as “a detective boy novel updated for modern girls”. Recently he published a book of artwork in Japan, To fruits turn the youth accompanied by English and Japanese translations of his poetry. Örvar is a founding and active member of Icelandic experimental band múm, but is also known for his work with other bands such as Benni Hemm Hemm, Singapore Sling, Slowblow, Skakkamanage, Borko, FM Belfast and the legendary Reprasensitive Man. As a member of múm he has worked in various media, writing for theater, film and radio and collaborated with national orchestras, as well as with avant-garde beatniks. He studied screenwriting at FAMU in Prague. Örvar has taken part in various collective art shows, as well as having three solo shows of artwork in galleries in Japan in the past two years. Örvar goes swimming every day and enjoys eating things with a spoon.

Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl

Posted in literature on January 22, 2008 by badtaste4ever

Eirikur Örn Norðdahl is an Icelandic novelist and poet. In the recent years he has explored the possibilities inherent in the European and North-American avant-garde traditions, and focused on disassembling language into it visual, social and linguistic units. He has published two novels and four and a half books of poetry. His latest collection is Waiter there is a Phoenix in my Ashtray, published by Nýhil in2007..

Hljóðaljóð
Vídjóljóð
English Recital in Oslo

Myndljóðabók (250X250cm)

And spanking new website http://www.norddahl.org/

Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir

Posted in art, kristín svava tómasdóttir, literature on January 21, 2008 by badtaste4ever

Krist�n Svava
Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir: bourgeoise poet and former militant mailman.
Has published one book of poetry, Blótgælur (2007).

caressing myself with a Bacardi machine gun
hangover crawling like sun lotion
I´ll see you in action movies
perhaps on mountain tops

a frame made of poet
removed from
a sugarcoated mine

me and idealistic girls
used to many things
slender or bearded
puberty

we seek intestines
from sugarcoated mines

Sjón – as a curator

Posted in art, curator, literature, sjón on January 21, 2008 by badtaste4ever

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Sjón, the poet laureate of contemporary Icelandic poetry, novelist, and the Nordic Literary Awards winner invites writers and musicians over to this cross-media evening.