Katrín Inga Jónsdóttir Hjördísardóttir

Katrín Inga Jónsdóttir Hjördísardóttir (b. 1982) is an Icelandic artist living and working in Reykjavik, Berlin, and Athens. Her subjects often include the social and political scape with focus on the art world phenomenon, which she funnels into her practice in unusual and personal ways. Through various methods and mediums, including writing, performance, drawing, and sculpture, she addresses, challenges, and becomes the subject of her artwork. Katrín Inga has built up a remarkable resume of exhibitions and performance projects, working in several countries. While often focusing on women and gender issues, she presents a wider critical discussion that involves art history and theory. Her exhibitions and performances are at once serious and wryly humorous. Katrín Inga has presented solo projects and performances, most notably at Living Art Museum, Reykjavik (2013) and her work and performances have been presented in group exhibitions at platforms including High Line Art, New York, USA (2017); Kunstmuseum Licthenstein, Vadaus, Licthenstein, (2015); and XVII Biennial of Young Artists, MEDITERRANEA17, Milan, Italy (2015).

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