Best-selling author event at the HARPA and worldwide documentary in Reykjavik

The crew of the documentary The Meaning of Life, directed by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, will join musician and composer Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and Portuguese best-selling writer Valter Hugo Mãe for a performance at Kaldalón in Harpa Wednesday 16 March at 20:00. This event celebrates the release of the Icelandic translation of Valter Hugo Mãe’s latest novel, Afmennskun (A desumanização) published by Sagarana editora forlagAfmennskun is set in Iceland and is in a homage to Vestfirðir.

 At the concert, Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson will perform several original themes reflecting his personal interpretation of the novel, as well as other pieces from his repertoire. The concert will also feature guest performers Steindór Andersen and Sjón, who will read from the novel in Icelandic. An autograph session will take place after the concert and books will be available for sale.

 For further information check out the website for the project The Meaning of Life.