MUSIC & ART
The National Gallery of the Faroe Islands is creating new links between art and music.
Five bands/musicians have each composed a new track inspired by one of the National Gallery’s works of art.
Jasmin chose Ingálvur av Reyni’s Interior, Spring as inspiration for their song.
Einangran (a duo consisting of Lea Kampmann and Heiðrikur á Heygum) chose Sámal Joensen-Mikines’ Ships Depart on a Spring Day as inspiration for their song.
The band Funksjón chose Tróndur Patursson’s Autumn as inspiration for their song.
Kristian Blak chose William Heinesen's The Lake at Porkeri for his composition.
Lea Kampmann chose her great-grandfather, Jack Kampmann’s Smack on Slipway as inspiration for her song.
Tattoos of the sea at the National Gallery of the Faroe Islands
Of the many hundreds of Faroese men who went to sea in 1950s, 60s and 70s, several returned with at least one tattoo. To…