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Lives in Reykjavík Iceland and Athens Greece 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITION & festivals

2016 St Hospitality Act III Breed Art Studios. Amsterdam

2016 Staðir / Places. Westfjords June – August

2016 Sculpture Sculpture. Koparvogur Art Museum. Reykjavik. Iceland

2016 FEED. Kunst Vardo. Oslo. Norway

2016 FINDER project space. Sculpture association in Reykjavik.

2015 One night stand. Event at the Sculpture Association. Iceland

2015 Frenjur og Fórnalömb. ASÍ gallery. Reykjavík. Iceland. Art festival in Iceland

2015 The grass is always greener on the otherside. Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein.

2015 I am here; BELIEVE. Solo South Gallery. Edinburgh. Scotland. Edinburgh Art Festival.

2015 Curios Artefacts. The Artwall. Athens

2015 Pitcairn hall. Event. London. UK

2015 SETTING. Group show. Athens. Snehta.

2015 Hurts so good. Snehta Artist Residency. Athens. Greece. 2015 with Noemi Niederhauser

2015 It´s the media not you! Eastern Edge Gallery. St Johns with K. I. J. Hjörd. & Rakel McMahon.

2014 Half an artist. SIM Union for artist in Iceland. Solo

2014 What do you think about the title “Nothing Lasts”?. London. UK

2013 Virtual Materiality. Curated by Becky Campbell.  http://www.ekthesis-online.com.

2013 The Antifestival. Kuopio. Finland

2013 Sequences Art festival. Reykjavik. Iceland

2012 KREMT. Galleri Impuls Bergen. Norway

2012 Ó Maria…ó Master. Solo exhibition at Hateigschurch. Rvk Iceland. Solo

2012 Cherish the Moment. Monument for Blue. Catalyst Art Center Belfast

2012 Annuale. Art festival. Embassy Gallery Edinburgh Scotland

2012 ZooART Cuneo Italy. Art festival. Cuneo Italy

2012 EX3 Gallery Centre of Contemporary Art. Florence. Italy.

2011 Embassy@ Outpost Summer fayre. 21.6–26.6. Outpost Gallery Norwich

2011 Municipality. Bethnal Green Library. London.

2011 The Ugly Clean up. Embassy Gallery. Edinburgh. Scotland

2011 Endemis Ósýn. Gerðarsafn. Kóparvogur. Iceland

2011 Value Theory. Galleri Toilett. Reykjavik. Iceland

2011 The Return of the Losers. Kalmar Kunstmuseum. Sweden

2011 Going Public. Embassy Gallery. Edinburgh. Scotland

2010 Festiwal Kulturalne Oblicza Islandii. Krytyka Polityczna. Warsaw Poland.

2010 Following people and drinking milk. The Hafnarfjordur Centre of Culture F.A.

2010 The Thrill and the Dread. Talbot Rice gallery. Edinburgh. Scotland.

2010 Today is Tomorrows Yesterday. Cumbernauld. Scotland.

2010 Hoy 3. Pier Art Centre. Group show. Orkney.

2009 Edinburgh School of Art. Fred’s Gallery. London.

2008 Directrix. Film festival Berlín. Grand Prix ELIA 18 – 19 Okt. Germany.

2008 Directrix – chapter no 2. Umakart Street gallery in Brno. Czech Republic.

2008 Gæti tafið framkvæmdir á Suðurnesjum. Gallery Suð Suð Vestur. Iceland

2008 Eva2eva-femina. Gallery Kit. Trondheim. Directrix. Norway.

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2016 The Relativity of number 1 (going primitive). Kunst Vardo.

2015 Exiting with an exit sign. Pitcairn hall event. London

2013 Pushing time. Sequences Art festival. Reykjavik Iceland

2012 Reach out. Bergen Norway

2012 It´s a sign. Cuneo Italy. ZooART Festival.

2012 Pray for real. Annuale. Arts Festival Embassy Gallery. Scotland

2011 It´s a sign. Cork, Ireland. The national Sculpture Factory

2011 It´s too late, give me penny. DIRECTRIX. Sequences. Iceland. 1 – 10th April

2011 Crying Limmo. Going Public. Embassy Gallery. Scotland

2010 Lee Joss. Edinburgh Scotland. 21 August.

2010 Faith the Artist assistant. The Annuale. Embassy Gallery.

2009 Take 1 / Take 1. Performance with Monika Frycova. Brno

2009 Sorrry. In Between. The Sculpture Court ECA. Edinburgh Scotland

2008 The Lochness of the Process. ECA. Project space.

2008 Sound – movement – freedom. Multiplace festival. M. Frycova

2008 Comeback “ Untitled Festival “ Bíldudal, Iceland. M. Frycova

2007 I want to be famous I want to fly. Olomouc Czech Republic. Concert

2007 “Universal Language”. Plzen to Pilsen. Czech Republic. Directrix

2007 Eva2eva-femina. No Lab. Gallery Nod. Islandia. Prague. Directrix

2007 Allt þetta grænmeti. Gallery Lost Horse. Sequences. Reykjavik Iceland.

2007 Hljóðverk til samskipta Iceland. Hljóðskúlptúr. With K.I.Hjördísardóttir Hirt.

2006 Hljóðverk til samskipta. Artfart Theatre based festival. Reykjavik Iceland.

2006 Were are they going mom?. Sirkus port. Reykjavik. Iceland. Directrix

 

EDUCATION

2010 Edinburgh College of Art / MFA degree in Sculpture

2008 The Art Academy of Iceland / BA degree in Fine Art

2007 Fakulty Výtvarných Umení VUT Brné. CZ Video Atelier.

2005 The Technical School of Reykjavik. Art & design.

 

Residencies

2015 Snehta Residency. Athens. Greece.

2013 Public vs. Public. Nordic Residency program. The Festival & The Anti Festival

2012 Monument of Blue. Collaborative residency. Glasgow School of Art.

2011 OFF SOURCE. Ireland. Residency at the National Sculpture Factory. Ireland

2010 Festival Untitled. Bíldudalur. Sponsored by the Culture fund of Vestfjord.

 

Grants and awards

2017 Artist Salary Ministry of Culture Iceland

2016 Travel grant / Icelandic Art Center.

2015 Myndlistarsjodur /The Art fund / I am here;BELIEVE

2015 The Art Fund of the Icelandic Ministry of Culture / Four month grant

2014 Myndstef / Travel grant / It´s the media not you!

2014 Icelandic art fund / Project grant / The intimate relationship between war and peace

2014 MUGGUR / Project grant / It´s the media not you!

2013 Myndstef / Project grant / Embracing Imperminence

2012 Myndstef / Travel grant / Cherish the Moment

2012 MUGGUR / Project grant / Cherish the Moment

2012 CIA – Center of Icelandic Art. Project Cherish the Moment. Belfast Ireland

2011 Myndstef / Project grants / OFF SOURCE

2011 Egill Skallagrímsson Fund. The Icelandic Embassy in London. Project MFTF 2011

2011 CIA – Center of Icelandic Art. Project OFF SOURCE. Ireland.

2011 MUGGUR. SIM for the project My friend the foreigner.

2011 Short listed for the RSA Residencies. Scotland.

2010 Nominated MAstars. Axis online resource for contemporary art.

2010 The City of Rvk Travel-culture fund. Festiwal Kulturalne Oblicza Islandii

2010 CIA – Center of Icelandic Art. Project LAND&SEA. Exhibition in Denmark.

2009 Scholarship from the Edinburgh College of Art. For Master studies.

2008 Culture fund of Westfjords. “Poetry in the visual” Bildudalur

2008 ELIA The European League of Institutes of the Arts. E3 film. Directrix

2008 Student innovation Fund. Dionysia Artist Residency. With A. Haraldsdóttir.

 

Curation

2015 WAIT / Video screening part of WADE in project / Mjóddin, Reykjavík

2014 Exhibition of Lost Artworks / Culture Center in Akranes. Iceland

2014 Staðir / Places. Art festival. Westfjords Iceland. www.stadir.is

2013 Embracing Impermanence. Living Art Museum. Iceland

2012 The night of the lost Artwork. Curator and organizer. Reykjavik Iceland

2012 Meet the Locals. Curator and organizer. Artíma Gallery. Reykjavík Iceland

2011 My Friend the Foreigner. Curator and organizer.

2010 – Co – Founder and in the committee for WHYBildudalur?

 

Art related work

2014 The Living Art Musem. Collection Manager and on the Curotorial board.

2012 Lygesaga, Art project with Stranda School and Vesturbyggð, Bildudalur, Iceland. Project manager collaboration with K. Sletteland

2012 Lygesaga, Art project with Stranda School, Sotra, Norway. Project manager collaboration with K. Sletteland

2011 Kunstveko, Art project with Tofterøy Primary School, Sotra, Norway. Project manager collaboration with K. Sletteland

 

 

Art work in collection

– The collection of The Living Art museum. Reykjavik. Iceland

– 6th volume. Katrin Inga Katrinar Hirt

 

Work in publication

2015 RITIÐ. An magazine about art, philosophy and culture.

2014 Words don´t come easy / FUMF publication

2013 Cover of the month / Doctor magazine / publication

2012 Katalog //Online publication// Issue 6 Fetish Central Canadian Centre for

Performance http://katalog.cccponline.net/

2011 Endemi. Contemporary Art Magazine about Icelandic Artist. Reykjavík. Iceland.

2011 Work made in relation with Publication for the exhibition Going Public