Will there be a statue of Björk in downtown Reykjavik?

Proposal for statue of Björk at Reykjavik's Harpa Concert Hall

8 Dec A proposal was made at the City of Reykjavik's last cultural and tourism board meeting to raise a statue of Icelandic artist Björk at Harpa Conference Centre and Concert Hall .

Björk Digital in Reykjavik from November

17 Oct 2016 The new, exciting virtual-reality exhibition Björk Digital – currently in London – will open at Reykjavik’s Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in November.

View on Iceland: Cuisine, Björk and the Euro 2016 Effect

15 Oct 2016 Once you finished browsing Iceland Monitor’s wide selection of news, events and features, you might like to have a look at some other Iceland-related material from around the world that we shall be collecting for you weekly.

View on Iceland: Disappearing, Björk and Language Learning

1 Oct 2016 Once you finished browsing Iceland Monitor’s wide selection of news, events and features, you might like to have a look at some other Iceland-related material from around the world that we shall be collecting for you weekly.

The dress is powered by electricity.

The Icelandic designer behind Björk's optical fibre dress

23 Sep 2016 Designer Hildur Yeoman created the incredible lit-up dress which she wore at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday night. Yeoman says that the collaboration was "a great honour."

Björk at the Royal Albert Hall, here wearing a mask by James Merry and a stunning "light" dress by Icelandic designer Hildur Yeoman.

Rave reviews for Björk at the Royal Albert Hall

23 Sep 2016 Icelandic artist Björk has received outstanding reviews in the British media for her concert at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday night.

Photo: Þorvaldur Örn Kristmundsson

New Björk album in the making

8 Mar 2016 Fans of Icelandic music legend Björk can already begin looking forward to the artist’s latest offering – which she has reportedly begun writing.

Björk Guðmundsdóttir.

Björk sweeps Icelandic Music Awards

7 Mar 2016 The great and good of the Icelandic music industry were rewarded for their 2015 achievements at an awards ceremony at Reykjavik’s Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre last Friday.

Björk picks up Best Female Artist BRIT

25 Feb 2016 This is the artist’s fifth BRIT award, having previously won – in various categories – in 1994, 1996, 1998 and 2001.

Björk and Teitur up for Nordic Music Prize

20 Jan 2016 Two Icelanders feature in the twelve-name shortlist for the 2016 Phonofile Nordic Music Prize to be awarded on 3 March.

Björk Guðmundsdóttir.

Björk nominated for BRIT Award

15 Jan 2016 Icelandic superstar Björk has been nominated for Best International Female Solo Artist in this year’s BRIT Awards.

Björk Guðmundsdóttir and Jón Gunnarsson.

Björk: “I pay taxes in Iceland”

16 Dec 2015 Icelandic recording superstar Björk has responded to criticism of her outspoken views on environmental issues, explaining her choice of words.

Photo: Árni Sæberg

Pirate hits back after Björk slur

15 Dec 2015 “No living Icelander has done more for our people and country than Björk,” writes leader of the Icelandic Pirate Party Birgitta Jónsdóttir.

Jóhann Jóhannsson won a Golden Globe award earlier this year.

Three Icelandic artists up for GRAMMY awards

11 Dec 2015 Icelandic artists Björk, Jóhann Jóhannsson and Of Monsters and Men have been put up as potential winners at the 58th GRAMMY awards in February.

Bella Howard's photograph of Seljalandslaug, a murky but charming pool in South Iceland.

Iceland's so cool it's in Dazed and Confused

10 Dec 2015 There's a brand new travel series in hipster style bible Dazed and Confused and guess what the first destination piece is? Yes, that's right, it's hipper than thou Iceland, home of Björk, elves, trolls and indie rock pixies. Or something on those lines.

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