Erna Ómarsdóttir og Valdimar Jóhannsson
Raddir Reykjavíkur (A Screaming Spa)
23. 08. 2014 - 30. 08. 2014
The Voices Of Reykjavík
(A Screaming Spa)
by Erna Ómarsdóttir & Valdimar Jóhannsson

The voices of Reykjavík is a continuation of the project “The Black Yoga Screaming Chamber” which was setup and premiered in a few places around the center of Reykjavík on Culture Night in August 2013.
“The Black Yoga Screaming Chamber” was a sound insulated chamber where people could scream in privacy and all the screams where recorded. Around 1200 people gave their scream to the chamber. Now the screams have been mixed together and made into a surround screaming mantra out of them which is the focal point of “the voices of Reykjavik.

This is a variation on the bath-culture of Icelanders where instead of getting massaged by a Jacuzzi, it will be the sound-waves of screams from the past which will massage your body and soul and possibly follow you to another dimension.

The piece is a part of the Reykjavik Dance Festival

Opening hours on Reykjavík Culture Night, August 23: 2-8 pm
Opening hours during Reykjavík Dance Festival, August 27-30: 2-6pm

(photo: Marinó Thorlacius)
Grandagarđur 20 - 101 Reykjavík kob@this.is