Radar Stations Around Iceland
Reykjavik Art Museum at Hafnarhús
Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik
Reykjavik Museum of Photography
Djúpivogur, Húsavík and Akureyri
Heimilisiðnaðarsafnið [Textile Museum],
These images show the Cold War sites, museums and galleries we visited in Iceland while we were working on the socially engaged art project Northern Exchange: Cold War Histories and Nuclear Futures. Click on an image to enlarge and view photographs as a slideshow.Click on image to enlarge and view photographs as a slideshow.
The current radar station run for NATO by the Icelandic Coastguard. It is located near Bolunjarvík in Vestfirðir, Northwest Iceland. The original US radar station was located in remote Straumnes in the same region.
The road down to Bolunjarvík .
The current radar station run for NATO by the Icelandic Coastguard with remains of the original US station in the foreground. The site is near Höfn on the Southeast coast.
The road from the station.
Remains on the site of the original US Radar Station on Heidharhofn near the village of Þórshöfn in Northeastern Iceland.
The current radar station is run for NATO by the Icelandic Coastguard. It is located on Gunnólfsvíkurfjalli near the village of Þórshöfn.
The road up to H-2.
Remains of the US Air Force Radar Station located near Keflavik International Airport.
The current radar station is run for NATO by the Icelandic Coastguard. It is located near Keflavik International Airport.
There were about 4,000 American military personnel and their families stationed on this large base. The station closed in 2006.
Seen through the window of one of the empty buildings on the former US base.
Our dome in front of Höfði House, site of the 1986 Gorbachev-Reagan Summit.