Listasafn Islands

D22 Björk Viggósdóttir - Kite

24 November 2011 - 8 January 2012

Hafnarhús

Björk Viggósdóttir (b. 1982) graduated from the Art Academy of Iceland in 2006 and has since produced a number of videos and installations. Björk works with colors, emotions, signs and other things from the everyday, which she brings to other dimensions by creating for them new perspectives and settings. In her art Björk likes to encourage her audience to use all their senses for viewing her work by using combinations of different media in her works. Viggósdóttir has exhibited her work across Europe, the United States and in Iceland where she frequently collaborates with composers, musicians, dancers and other artists in both solo and group exhibitions. Curated by Yean Fee Quay.
Björk’s exhibition will be the last project in the D-gallery series for unforeseen future. The series has been on since February 2007 aiming at presenting young artists whom have not had the opportunity to display solo exhibitions in an official museum.

Artists that have exhibited in the D-Gallery series
Birta Guðjónsdóttir, Geirþrúður Finnbogadóttir Hjörvar, Sigurður Guðjónsson, Daníel Björnsson, Jóhannes Atli Hinriksson, Karlotta Blöndal, Ingirafn Steinarsson, Gunnhildur Hauksdóttir, Jóna Hlíf Halldórsdóttir, Andrea Maack, Pétur Már Gunnarsson, Jeannette Castioni, Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir, Ryan Parteka, Dodda Maggý, Katrín Elvarsdóttir, Magnús Helgason, Bjarni Sigurbjörnsson, Hulda Rós Guðnadóttir, Helgi Már Kristinsson and Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir.

Here is a text about the exhibition by Klara Þórhallsdóttir (pdf).

Programme:

Friday 2 December 4 p.m.
Hafnarhús - D22
Perfromance of the dance Movements of Kites by Björk and Sigríður Soffía Níelsdóttir. 

Thursday 8 December 6 p.m.
Hafnarhús – D22
Artist’s talk with Björk Viggósdóttir.


Printed of the web Reykjvik Art Museum, www.reykjvikartmuseum.is 26.04.2014