Icelandic Art Center
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Birta Guðjónsdóttir

Birta Gudjonsdottir (b. 1977) is a curator and artist living in Berlin and Reykjavik.

She is a Curator of the Icelandic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2019 (artist: Shoplifter). In 2013-2018 he had the position as Chief Curator at the National Art Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik. In 2015 she was a Co-curator of Momentum – Nordic Art Biennial of Contemporary Art in Moss, Norway. In 2013 she was a guest-curator of the Nordic Triennial of Art in Eskilstuna, Sweden. In 2009-2011 she had the position as Director of The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik. In 2008-09 she had the position of Artistic Director of exhibition space 101 Projects, Reykjavik. In 2008 she worked as curator´s assistant at MuHKA; Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp, Belgium. In 2007-08 she took part in the Nordic Baltic Curatorial Platform project, initiated by FRAME, Finland. In 2005-08 she worked as a Curator at SAFN, Private Contemporary Art Collection, Reykjavik.

Gudjonsdottir has independently curated over twenty exhibitions in Amsterdam, Basel, Berlin, Boden, Copenhagen, Oslo, Melbourne, New York, St. Petersburg, Venice and most art museums and art spaces in Iceland. In 2011 she participated in the Curatorial Intensive program of ICI; Independent Curators International, New York. In 2011 she participated in The Cornwall Workshop, organised by Tate St. Ives. She has been on advisory boards of the Icelandic Art Center and The Icelandic Academy of the Arts. Since 2002 she has produced her home-gallery Dwarf Gallery, Reykjavik. She is a member of IKT, International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art.

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