Absence by Sindri Freysson and María Ericsdóttir Panduro
Absence, poem by Sindri Freysson, design by María Ericsdóttir Panduro. Original Print: Signed and numbered in pencil, 50x40 cm/20x16 in. Nr. 1 in a series of three concrete poems. Published by Reykjavík Print, edition of 200. © Sindri Freysson & María Ericsdóttir Panduro.
About this collection
A series of three concrete poems by Sindri Freysson and illustrated by designer María Ericsdóttir Panduro.
About the poet and designer
Sindri Freysson is an Icelandic novelist and poet. His first book, a collection of poems entitled Fljótið sofandi konur (The River Sleeping Women), was published in 1992. His first novel, Augun í bænum (The Town has Many Eyes) received the Halldór Laxness Literature Prize in 1998, and his second book of poetry, Hari kjarninn (The Hard Core), subtitled Spying on my own life, was nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize in 1999. In October 2011, Sindri received the 2011 Reykjavík City Poetry Prize for his book Í klóm dalalæðunnar (Prisoner of the Ground-Mist).
Maria Ericsdottir Panduro is an award-winning Icelandic graphic designer. She is a founder of Karousel, a branding and design agency based in Reykjavik. She is also a founder and visionary of Reykjavik Print. With nearly 20 years in the design industry, Maria has a long history of creating strong brand communications.