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STEINN STEINARR - EXHIBITION

Steinshús

An exhibition was opened in Steinshús August 15, 2015 about Steinn Steinarr, putting some light on the origins of the poet in Ísafjarðardjúp, how his family was split up, his first encounters with poetry with Stefán from Hvítadalur, his studies in Saurbær with poet and teacher Jóhannes úr Kötlum, Steinarr´s first attempts writing poetry, his studies at Núp ur in Dýrafjörður, his life as a freelance worker, publications of his poems, the original edition of Tíminn og vatnið, his encounter and life with Ásthildur Björnsdóttir, their travels, his effect on young poets, his last years and a lot more.

The exhibition is organized in cooperation with the National and University Library of Iceland which preserves original documents, giving Steinshús reproductions for use on the exhibition. Ólafur J. Engilbertsson compiled display text and Anna Yates translated into English. Björn G. Björnsson designed the exhibition. The exhibition is both in Icelandic and English.

Exhibition in Steinshús