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© Myrra Rós Þrastardóttir
Tracing Venice

Myrra Rós Þrastardóttir


Roughly translated, Fjaðrafok means 'flight of feathers'. Much like a bird gathering materials to build its nest, Myrra Rós Þrastardóttir gathers materials to create her art. She uses mostly recycled or upcycled elements and it is important to her that her work is eco-friendly. She comically describes her materials as crawling out of a trash can and mixing with her imagination. She transforms the hard, static material of wood into wings that are full of movement. By layering thin strips of veneer, she creates the illusion of flight. She started learning this construction by herself with no training, admitting that her first try looked more like a scarecrow than a raven. From these rough beginnings she worked towards achieving beauty and balance in her craft.

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Orgelsmiðja Björgvins Tómassonar, Hafnargata 9, 825, Stokkseyri, Iceland
+354 6941035
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