The Plastic River project

We are SO proud of the Konnect project the Plastic River that Lóa Björk supervised in Eastern Iceland this fall. She worked with students from all school levels, from kindergartens to high school. They collected plastic wrappings and emballage of all sorts and "konnected" it to form plastic brooks which merged into a platic river. The Plastic River was displayed in Snæfellsstofa, in the Vatnajökull national Park on November 5th 2016. Wonderful and WELL DONE Lóa Björk and coworkers. KONNECT co...
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Flakfortet workshop 2016

The next KONNECT workshop will be hosted by The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK). The workshop will take place on Flakfortet on February 12-15 2016. The workshop will be a part of the module “Design Ethics Sustainability and Consequences”, a six week course offered by the KADK. The course starts with two weeks of lectures, followed by the 4-day workshop. After the workshop at Flakfortet, the Konnect Group will take part in a reflectio...
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Konnect takes part in the Nordic art show RED SNOW- Ice in Motion

Konnect takes part in the Nordic art show RED SNOW - Ice in Motion in the Nordic House, Reykjavik. Konnect will host a session on art and environmental sciences, where a specialist in behavioral change, Dr. Ragna Benedikta Garðarsdóttir Associate Professor of Psychology, will lead a discussion with the Konnect students and mentors on how to get people to change their ways. The session will take place in the Nordic House Black Box on Thursday Nov. 19th 2015 at 17:00 - 18:30 and is open for all.
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Iceland workshop 2015

The first Konnect workshop was held in Iceland in September 2015. 16 students from the Art Academy and 4 from the Environment and Natural Resources Program of the University of Iceland gathered with a selection of mentors in the farmstead Kolstaðir in Hvítársíða.               The farm is beautifully located on the edge of the desert mountainland, overlooking glaciers, lavafields, rivers, birchwoods and grasing fields. It offers prime ...
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