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Bird is a project by Roni Horn in which she photographed taxidermied wild fowl of Iceland (a country close to her heart). The photographs in this series are presented as pairs, incorporating the doubling technique that Horn has previously used in her work. The birds are all photographed from behind, causing the viewer to focus on […]

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To Place is an ongoing series of books by Roni Horn about the relationship between identity and place. The books use Iceland as their starting point and evolve around Horn’s relationship with the country (she’s a frequent visitor). Here is Roni Horn talking about the project in a 1995 interview with Claudia Spinelli: The entrance to all my […]

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“LIBRARY OF WATER is a long-term project conceived by Roni Horn for a former library in the coastal town of Stykkishólmur in Iceland. The building stands on a promontory overlooking the ocean and the town, and houses three related collections – of water, words and weather reports – which reflect Roni Horn’s intimate involvement with […]