- Thorsteinn Helgason
- I’m an architect and artist. I also make jazz music playing piano.
“I use a similar technique while painting as I do while playing jazz. I let emotions lead the way. I start with the white canvas without any preconceived idea about what I will paint. I prefer to paint with my feelings and lose myself in the moment,” says the artist and architect Thorsteinn Helgason about his work which is now exhibited at Gallerí Fold. Critics have described his pictures as a poetic interaction with colour. “The show is called Shape-projection, as a succession of my last exhibition which was called Colour-projection.