The Story of Skyr
Skyr is not only an inseparable part of Icelandic cuisine but also a strong part of every Icelander’s identity. It plays a big role in the local perception of history, symbolizing perseverance since it was the poor man’s food keeping the weakest alive through various hardships.
The Skyrland interactive projection is a chronological story about the remarkable journey of skyr!
The skyr recipe which came to Iceland during the settlement in the 9th century did not change over time as it was preserved by the Icelandic women for 1000 years.
Today it is recognized as an exceptionally healthy product that is being sent back to the outer world where it originated in the first place.