The Maelstrom Observatory 


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LIAF - Lofoten International Art Festival, Norway, 2013


Kunstkritikk: "Fremmedgjort i Lofoten", Line Ulekleiv - 18.09.13

"Pedro Gómez-Egaña has created a complelling work, simply a piece of magic. The Maesltrom Observatory is based on an 1841 short story by Edgar Allan Poe set in Lofoten, and told by a fisherman who has come up from the mythical Mosknes Maelstrom. While we sit in the dark room with light crackling through the old floor boards, the soundtrack unravels a story within a story. Perception fools us, and when we come out of this space something has changed –physically, but also at the edge of an estranged state..."


Frieze: "Postcard from the Arctic Circle", Katya García Anton - 14.10.13


B-Post: "Three Biennials", Natalie Hope O'Donell "8th Lofoten International Art Festival to explore the current global feeling of uneasiness"

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