Freyja Eilíf | Projektraum DZIALDOV, Berlin
Projektraum DZIALDOV, Berlin.
Opened December 2nd 2016 – open through January 15th 2017.
Opening hours: During exhibitions Sundays 1—6pm and by appointment.
Last Friday, on December 2nd, Icelandic artist Freyja Eilíf Logadóttir opened a collaborative exhibition alongside Sofia Borges, Eva Funk, Oliver Griffin, Alex Hanimann, Mishka Henner, Wil van Iersel, Marie Jacotey, Katja Kottmann, Tanja Lažetić, Gordon MacDonald, Georgia Metaxas and Sümer Sayın, titled IASA – International Artist Space Agency.
The IASA (International Artist Space Agency) was founded in 2016 and is a group of international artists from 13 different countries. All members were chosen to represent their own nationality and ideas of space travel.
For the first exhibition of IASA at DZIALDOV the artists were invited to contribute a work to explore their interpretations, concept and ambitions of space and space travel. The end of year exihibiton at DZIALDOV also bases on the idea of the annual fee, as all works can be purchased. There is an accompanying “golden record” which documents the whole exhibition.
Freyja Eilíf (b. 1986) is a visual artist living and working in Reykjavík. She graduated from the Icelandic Academy of Arts in 2014 and founded Ekkisens Art Space same year which she has directed till this date along with leading Ekkisens projects and group exhibitions in different corners of the world. Freyja works with mixed media and very often found materials. She has published several artist books and also founded Listvísi, an art journal in 2012, edited it’s first four issues and now sits on the Listvísi editorial team. What leads Freyja on in her own artistic approach is playing with the form of language which is to be found beyond words, visual power and amplification of things mixed together as in a cauldron, thus creating something magical and new, which elevates the senses and invents stories instead of writing them. With this work approach, Freyja is interested in entering the human life, from both a personal and societal perspective. Connecting the internal and external with topics which can range from political issues, mystic sciences and psychology. Freyja has also made work through words and text, where the goal has been to create a performance through writing. Her items have been published in Listvísi art journal and on icelandic web media, Artzine and Sirkustjaldið. Overall, she works with a wide range of mixed media in her art. Further information can be attained from her website: