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Dodda Maggý receives the Guðmunda S. Kristinsdóttir Arts Fund

Dodda Maggý has received a prize, money and recognition, from the Guðmunda S. Kristinsdóttir Arts Fund, for her contribution in the field of art. The award ceremony took place Saturday October 13th at the opening of the exhibition Black and White at the Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús. The prize was awarded by artist Erró who established the fund in memory of his aunt, Guðmunda. The fund is intended to promote and support women’s art. This is the nineteenth time the grant is awarded from the fund.

In the same week Dodda Maggý also premiered her newest video work Overture (helios) at the Copenhagen Opera House.


In other news

Pioneering video artist Woody Vasulka passes, aged 82.

It is with sadness that we say goodbye to our dear friend and celebrated artist, Woody Vasulka. He died at the age of 82 in his home in Santa Fe, NM on the 20th of December. He inspired generations of video artists. Woody Vasulka (b. 1937, Brno), and his wife, Steina (b. 1940, Reykjavík), are

Happy Holidays from BERG Contemporary

With the holidays soon upon us, the gallery will be closed between December 22nd and re-open again on January 7th, 2020. From all of us here at BERG Contemporary we extend our very best wishes for a happy holiday season and look forward to seeing you again in the new year.

Sigurður Guðjónsson represents Iceland at Venice Biennale 2021

BERG Contemporary is pleased to announce that Sigurður Guðjónsson has been appointed as Iceland’s representative at the 59th Venice Bienniale, to be held in 2021. The selection for the Venice Biennale 2021 was made by Icelandic Art Center’s professional committee and announced at the beginning of December. Sigurður holds more than twenty solo exhibitions and dozens of