Dagrún Aðalsteinsdóttir

Artist      Iceland     https://www.dagruna.com/      Residency Period: Jan – March 2018

b. 1989 in Iceland works in various mediums from performances, videos to collage drawings. In her work, the body is the source and material where she is constantly dealing with the process of transformations. Dagrún graduated from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts is 2013 had she received her B.A degree in Fine Art, after her graduation she worked at the Icelandic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Recently she has been living and studying in Singapore where she finished her M.A degree in Fine Art in 2016. Dagrún has exhibited her work in Xiamen China, Basel Switzerland, Singapore, Jakarta Indonesia, Hong Kong and Manila Philippines as well as taking part in various group and solo exhibitions in Iceland. In 2015 she was selected to be part of the Icelandic biennale Sequences VII curated by Alfredo Cramerotti, creative director of Mostyn. In the start of 2016, she was chosen to be part of the project Night Transmissions curated by Margot Norton, associate curator at The New Museum, where video works by 38 international artists were broadcasted on the Icelandic National TV Channel RUV. In 2015 she traveled to India on her own for a video project and then continued the work doing a residency with the CEAC (Chinese European Art Center) in Xiamen China.

Let’s be nr.6, 2014

Now we are None, Two Single Channel videos, 22 mins, 2016