Gígja Jónsdóttir: 3 Generations of Pink
3 Generations of Pink is an exploration of roles within the matriarchy, dynamics between sisters, mothers, daughters, aunts, granddaughters and grandmother through an act where the beloved / hated color within the family, pink, is in focus.
On Saturday the 9th of January the solo exhibition of Gígja Jónsdóttir opens in Midpunkt. The exhibition runs Saturday and Sunday from 2pm – 5pm till 24th of January.
Gígja Jónsdóttir (b. 1991) approaches her subjects through various media such as performance, video, music and drawing. Her most current theme is the social structure of human beings in reality and fiction and their connection to the environment, as well as the relationship with the viewer. Gígja graduated with a master’s degree in fine art from the San Francisco Art Institute in the spring of 2018. She graduated from the Reykjavík School of Visual Arts in 2016 and from the contemporary dance department at the Iceland University of the Arts in 2013.
3 Generations of Pink is Gígja’s first solo exhibition. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Iceland as well as staged a number of performance works, including Heldrapönk (2019), WikiHow to Start a Punk Band (2017), A Guide to the Perfect Human (2017) and Geigen Galaxy (2019).