THE POET

THE HOUSE

EXHIBITION

ENGLISH

 
 

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STEINN STEINARR - EXHIBITION

Steinsh˙s

An exhibition was opened in Steinsh˙s August 15, 2015 about Steinn Steinarr, putting some light on the origins of the poet in ═safjar­ardj˙p, how his family was split up, his first encounters with poetry with Stefßn from HvÝtadalur, his studies in SaurbŠr with poet and teacher Jˇhannes ˙r K÷tlum, Steinarr┤s first attempts writing poetry, his studies at N˙p ur in Dřrafj÷r­ur, his life as a freelance worker, publications of his poems, the original edition of TÝminn og vatni­, his encounter and life with ┴sthildur Bj÷rnsdˇttir, 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 Steinsh˙s reproductions for use on the exhibition. Ëlafur J. Engilbertsson compiled display text and Anna Yates translated into English. Bj÷rn G. Bj÷rnsson designed the exhibition. The exhibition is both in Icelandic and English.

Exhibition in Steinsh˙s