Symposium: Other Perspectives.
Reykjavik Art Museum – Hafnarhus
Weekend 13 - 14 August.
The symposium was held in connection with the exhibition Perspectives - On the Borders of Art and Philosophy. Discussions focused on the relationship between visual arts and philosophy, taking into account its different perspectives.
Egill Arnarson, philosopher. Arnarson studied philosophy, history and latin in Reykjavík, Rennes (France) and Kiel (Germany). In recent years he has written and translated various articles on philosophy and related subjects, besides teaching medieval latin, philosophy and critical thinking. He is currently Chairman of the Icelandic Philosophical Association and co-editor of Glíman, a journal on theology and society. He works as a secretary for parliamentarians of Althingi and thus describes himself as a ‘philosophical bureaucrat’.