Ýr Jóhannsdóttir

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Ýr is a textile designer and artist from Iceland, based in Berlin, working under the name Ýrúrarí. Her work is mostly knitted, where fragments of humor, body movements and the everyday meets in wearable objects. In her work second hand clothing gains a new life and value both in her design and visible mending classes. Ýr has a BA in textile design, specializing in machine knitting from Glasgow School of Art and a M.Art.Ed degree from Icelands University of the Art.