Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir

Location: Find the 22 Borders figures throughout downtown. Use the Printable Map to locate all of them.

Borders explores humanity and its surroundings, embodying themes of connection, separation, and the universal human experience. Each sculpture invites viewers to contemplate the boundaries that define our lives while transcending geographical and cultural divides. Thórarinsdóttir’s figures mirror each other in silent conversation and form unseen borders that visitors are welcome to cross—serving as ambassadors between sculptures. The exhibition addresses humanity and cultural diversity.


Learn more about Borders:

View videos on Steinunn’s website

2024 Springfield Citizen Article

2023 Interview with the Artist by National Nordic Museum

2021-2024 Placement in Memphis, TN

2019 Interview with the Artist in the Reykjavik Grapevine

2018-2019 Placement at Meadows Museum in Shreveport, LA

2012 Placement in Seattle, WA

2011 Placement in NYC

2011 Blog Post about Placement in New York City, NY