Ragnar Kjartansson & friends



Upcoming event, TBA21, Vienna, Austria, performance April 3-27, exhibition April 30-June 8.
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) is embarking once again on a bold new commission. The Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson and a group of talented artists, musicians, and friends will present the visionary project The Palace of the Summerland. From 3 to 27 April they will perform non-stop at TBA21–Augarten, transforming it into a Fellini-type studio. The performance is the making of an epic movie based on Halldór Laxness’s novel World Light, all on the budget of a soft-porn film. Following this four-week performance, the film/theater sets, costumes, and props will become part of a large-scale installation, which will be on view from April 30 to June 8.