H A L L V E I G   Á G Ú S T S D Ó T T I R

V A L S E  L E N T O
[ visual music ]

a selection from the 38 pre-studies inspired by the piano piece Valse Lento op 2, nr. 1, by the icelandic composer Jón Leifs (1899-1968).

wall paint and pencil on paper
21 x 18 cm
2022

The title of the piece is not only on the list of her favourite piano compositions but also has another meaningful resonance with Hallveig: the feeling that we need to cultivate more slowness in our lives. Within this idea, playing and practicing a slow waltz seems appropriate.“

︎ Galerie19