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Katrín Elvarsdóttir at the Reykjavik Museum of Photography

On September 19th, a new group exhibition opens at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography, featuring the works of Katrín Elvarsdóttir. Titled Distance and Intimacy, Contemporary Icelandic Photography, we hear the voices of some of those who have made their mark on contemporary Icelandic photography over the past two decades. Visitors are invited to “see more“ and to consider what happens when one looks at photographs for a long time. The photographs have been selected on the grounds that each individual image speaks in its own way to our time. Some depict reality in an uncompromising manner, while others lead us into confusion. All make us think about current affairs and take a stance regarding life and the society of which we, and they, are a part.

The exhibition will be open from 19 September 2020 to 10 January 2021 and is curated by Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir. It showcases the content of a new book, Fegurðin er ekki skraut. Íslensk samtímaljósmyndun. (Beauty is not an ornament. Contemporary Icelandic Photography).


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Hulda Stefánsdóttir appointed Head of Academic Research Development at Iceland University of the Arts

BERG Contemporary congratulates Hulda Stefánsdóttir, as she has been appointed Head of Academic Research Development at the Iceland University of the Arts. The role entails leading the development of teaching, research, and academic methodology. It will serve to lead the construction and development of post-graduate programs, interdisciplinary initiatives, and implementation of the University’s policies in

Sigurður Guðjónsson at Regelblau 411

  Updated: postponed, new date TBA. Sigurður Guðjónsson opens a new exhibition at Regelblau 411 in Denmark on 15.01.2021. The exhibition presents a journey into the core of technology and its relics. Through seven video installations, Guðjónsson intricately reflects on devices and machines that have been overtaken by current technological developments and gradually become memories of

Happy Holidays from BERG Contemporary

After a challenging year for many and as the holiday season approaches, we would like to extend our best wishes to you all, with hopes for a healthy and bright new year. BERG Contemporary will close throughout the holidays, from December 23rd until January 5th. We look forward to welcoming you all in the new