Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir is Associate Professor at the University Iceland and a free- lance curator working with museums and galleries internationally. She currently teaches contemporary art history, history of photography and art theory.
Her recent publications include: “New Maps for Networks: Reykjavik FLUXUS– A Case of Connections.” In Narratives Unfolding: National Art Histories in an Unfinished World. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press (2016 in print). “Hot Spots in Cold War. Visual Agendas, and Relocated Narratives in Cold War Photography.” In On Display. Visual Politics, Material Culture, and Education, Munster/New York: Waxmann (2016). “Outsides and insides of the exhibition Trout Fishing in America and Other stories.” In Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson, You Must Carry Me Now- The Cultural Lives of Endangered Species. Phoenix: Arizona State University (2015). Interplay. Sigurjón Ólafsson & Finn Juhl. Thinking across sculpture and design. Reykjavík: LSO/National Gallery of Iceland (2015).
She has written on fashion and photography in Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion (2010). “The New Nordic Cool: Björk, Icelandic Fashion and Art Today.” Fashion Theory (2011) and co-edited with Michael Langkjær, Images in Time: flashing forward, backward, in front and behind photography in fashion, advertising and the press. Bath: Wunderkammer Press/Bath Spa University (2011).