Acqua Alta as a tool to link all these techniques starting from a unique phenomenon.
Water as transport, water as energy, water as an issue that affects the lives of citizens, leaving it’s mark.
Only to discover, that I started filling my pockets with trash instead of treasure. In making artistic sculptures out of the objects I find, I try to evoke an emotional response from my audience by creating a contradiction.
A clash between initial aesthetic attraction and after a second look : repulsion and the realisation of the tragedy trash causes.
having the time for ”simple” things such as enjoying a long breakfast, have time to pick flowers while waking, Making my bed in a perfect way. I find my self being swept away by a new blue every week. when I see a new blue I become very happy in an uncomplicated way. Designed to create a total bliss moment and relaxation in water, whether in a manmade pool or in natural settings.
You are float around, comfortably wrapped in water.
One of the upcoming pop up float events is a floating concert at the oldest and biggest indoor swimming pool in Reykjavik.Muscles relax, blood pressure drops and the heart lower its pace. This creates a meditative state and the mind calms down.Like many Icelanders, a big part of Unnur´s life is in water as she goes to the swimming pool daily.In collaboration with musicians and artists, people will come together with their float gear and enjoy music and stunning visuals while floating around, free from gravity.Groups of like minded people meet and float together, embraced by water - giving them the feeling of floating around in the vastness of Space.
For me as a designer, it is the ultimate privilege to create swimwear that honors the strength of a confident woman, empowering her with stylish cuts and quality fabrics to truly make her comfortable” Paula Malm Berner. The newly invented Float design is an addition to the Icelandic bathing culture.