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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

Closed on Tuesday, April 27th

BERG Contemporary will be closed on the first day of summer, April 22nd and on Tuesday, April 27th 2021, due to outside construction of the building. We look forward to welcoming you again, during our regular opening hours.

Sigurður Guðjónsson to collaborate with Mónica Bello for the Pavilion of Iceland

The Icelandic Art Center has now announced that Sigurður Guðjónsson, Iceland’s chosen artist representation at the 59th Venice Biennale (April 23–November 27, 2022), will collaborate with curator Mónica Bello to realize his project for the Pavilion of Iceland, which will be located in the Arsenale for the first time. Mónica Bello focuses her curatorial work on the narratives of

Katrín Elvarsdóttir, Sigurður Guðjónsson and Steina at Kjarvalsstaðir – Reykjavík Art Museum

On March 27th, a new group exhibition opens at Kjarvalsstaðir – Reykjavík Art Museum, connecting works by contemporary Icelandic artists with the works of the iconic painter Jóhannes S. Kjarval (1885-1972). The exhibition, Eternal Recurrence, features, among other artists, works by Katrín Elvarsdóttir, Sigurður Guðjónsson and Steina. Eternal Recurrence will be open to the public