Bjargey Ólafsdóttir
          
born 1972 in Reykjavík, Iceland
          

EDUCATION

2000    University of Photography and Film, Gothenburg, Sweden
1997-1998  Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki, mixed media department, (film and photography)
1996-1997  University of Art and Design, Photography department, Helsinki, Finland
1996     Winchester School of Art and Design, England, fine Art
1994-1995  Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, Facultad de Bellas artes
1992-1996  Iceland Academy of the Arts, painting and mixed media departments

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITONS

2000    "Furs and emotions", installation, Galleri Nema Hvađ, Reykjavík, Iceland
2000    "Blondes in Paris" installation, Galleri@hlemmur.is, Reykjavík, Iceland
1999    "False teeth" film and photographs, Alagalleria, Helsinki, Finland
1998    "False teeth"  film and photographs, The Living art museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
1998    "Stills from False teeth" photographs, Galleri Gúlp, Helsinki, Finland


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITONS

2002    "Man and city" Reykjavík Art Museum
2002    The Tiger and the Polarbear, "Creepy-evil-gay (the bebop kid) galleri Sćvar Karl, Reykjavík, Iceland
2002    "Opening hours" Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002    "Populated" IASPIS galleriet, Stockholm, Sweden
2001    "Die Macht der Gewohnheit" WUK Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
2001    "Printemps de Septembré a Toulouse"  film and photographs, Toulouse, France
2001    "Tiger and polarbear", installation, Slunkaríki, Ísafjörđur, Iceland
2001    "Performances"  performance, The Living art museum, Reykjavík
2001    "Bitch"  photographs, The Yellow house, Reykjavík
2001    "The future is now" part of the exhibition"Vision and reality" Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
2000    "Le(s) Nord(s)"  films, Batofar, Paris
2000    "a5 invitational" Stockholm, Reykjavík, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen,
2000    "MARS"Glassbox, installation,  Paris, France
2000    "Emotions, influence...." paintings, the Yellow house, Reykjavík, Iceland
2000    Stockholm Art Fair, presented by Galleri 1% from Denmark
1998    "Muu-media festival"  films, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland


OTHER PROJECTS

2002    "The Projects" A large scale installation concistiong of 12 containers, male choir, dj, 3 film-projections, slides-show and a ghost-sculpture, made especially for the annual cultutal night of the city of Reykjavik,
sponseored by the shipping company SAMSKIP.
2001-2002    Blick, Nordic film and video program
2001    Panel discussion on Film and Videon in art in the Modern Art Musum in Stockholm
2000    Reykjavík Cultural Capital, A theater installation called "I cought a "Vampire in Sweden"
2000    Curated a french  art-film festival in the Yellow house, Reykjavík, Iceland
2000    Curating the filmprogram "Kvikar myndir" in The Living art museum in Iceland in cooperation with Böđvar Bjarki Pétursson, a program consisting of around 100 art and
short-films as well as computer games.


SELECTED FILM FESTIVALS

1999    Up and Coming filmfestival, Hannover, Germany
1999    Palm Springs international film festival, USA
1998     Aix en Provence international short film festival, France,
1998    Blue sea film festival, Rauma, Finland

bjargeyolafsdottir@hotmail.com