Festival of Failure is a micro lecture marathon were creative people share their experiences of failure. The stage is a platform for unfinished business, creative blocks and unforgettable mistakes. Festival of Failure is an ode to experiments and ideas. Each lecture is approximately 15 minutes. And yes, there will be drinks.

Created and organized by Þóra Tómasdóttir

Festival of Failure will be held monday evening November 3rd at 20:30 at Kaldalón, Harpa Conert Hall




Þóra Tómasdóttir is an Icelandic journalist and filmmaker based in Berlin. At the age of eleven she got tired of recording countless interviews with her grandparents so she founded the School Newspaper “Dyret”. Since then she has worked for the Icelandic Broadcasting Service (RÚV), Fréttablaðið, Fréttatíminn, Mannlíf, Nýtt líf, Media Planet, Nordisk Film & Tv and Svensk Filmindustri Norge AS.

(chair photo from google)