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Sigurður Guðjónsson and Steina in Reykjavík Art Museum exhibition

BERG Contemporary artists Sigurður Guðjónsson and Steina are part of an extensive exhibition project, currently on at the Reykjavík Art Museum. Titled BOUT – play, performance, record and tale, referring to the works being exhibited in four different bouts, each one lasting around four weeks. Each bout has its own theme which is based on the approach and subjects of the artists. The themes in question are play, performance, documentation and storytelling.

Steina is part of the first theme, PLAY, with her work Tokyo Four (1991), where the video work is technically characterised by an experimental approach to the media and research of the possibilities which technology brings. She has played an important part in the development of video art, as an active participant in the international art scene during the birth and formation years of the media, late in the sixties.

The fourth and last bout is TALE, where Sigurður Guðjónsson’s work Deathbed (2006) is being showcased, with him being one of the primary artists representing this approach to video art in Iceland today.

During the exhibition an extensive program will run in Hafnarhús with conversations with the artists and lectures on video art and New Media. The show runs through May 7th, 2017.


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Sigurður Guðjónsson represents Iceland at Venice Biennale 2021

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BERG CONTEMPORARY AT LOOP 2019

BERG Contemporary will be presenting the video work Madeleine (2014) by Dodda Maggý at the 2019 edition of LOOP Barcelona. The fair is open between 19-21 November and is located at Almanac Barcelona, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 619. For any press related enquiries or for more information on the work exhibited, please contact gallery@bergcontemporary.is For more information