Deconstruction of Heavy Industry in Helguvík - An assembly will be held on April, 4, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, at Reykjanes Art Museum.
The assembly will address the situation of the silicon factory in Helguvík and the site in relation to the community, the sustainability and protection of nature in the area and imagined futures.
Among the participants: Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson, The Magic Team, the local activist group Opponents of Heavy Industry in Helguvík, the director of the Icelandic Women's Rights Association and former director of Landvernd Auður Önnu Magnúsdóttir, the Icelandic Environment Association Landvernd, the economist Ásgeir Brynjar Torfason, the architect Arnhildur Pálmadóttir, other environmental activists, the mayor of Reykjanesbær Kjartan Már Kjartansson, people living in and around Reykjanesbær and curator Jonatan Habib Engqvist.
Representitives of Arion bank, the owners of the factory, will be invited to the assembly.
All members of parliament and ministers of the Icelandic government will be specially invited to attend the assembly.
Soup, bread, and coffee will be served during an interval.
We encourage people to participate. Everyone is welcome!
Reykjanes Art Museum is on the ground floor and there is easy access for guests in wheelchairs and children are also very welcome.