cv of Steinunn Helga Sigurðardóttir

Steinunn Helga Sigurðardóttir * 1960
Kirkebakken 1, DK-4320 Lejre, Denmark, tel. +45 46 48 06 20, gunstein@centrum.dk


Education
1994-1997 The Academy of Fine Arts, Düsseldorf. Professor Jannis Kounellis
1989-1993 Myndlista og handídaskóli Icelands / Icelandic collage of Art, Mixed Media. Reykjavík, Island
1987-1988 Listaskóli Reykjavíkur / The Reykjavík School of Art. Island

Solo exhibitions
2004 Passing By, Galleri Nordlys, Copenhagen, Denmark
2004 Povezave – Connections 04, Galerija DLUM, Maribor, Slovenien
2003 NO.1, Stalke Kirke Sonnerup Galleri, Danmark - with Morten Tillitz
2003 breathing, Vitehall Konsthall, Kongsbakka v. Göteborg - with Hanne Godtfeldt
2002 breathing, Pakkhúsið, Höfn í Hornafjörður, Iceland - with Hanne Godtfeldt
2002 Performance, Felix, Lejre, Denmark.
2000 Blindfang / Blind, Window Space, Copenhagen, Denmark
1999 endnu ikke ikke mere, North- udstillingssted. Copenhagen, Denmark - with Hanne Godtfeldt
1999 Gúlp International Gallery, http://www.hi.is/~teth/gulp
1999 Performance, galleri hallsson, Hannover, Germany
1998 Galleri 21, Malmø, Sweden
1998 Slunkaríki. Ísafjördur, Iceland
1998 Galleri+, Akureyri, Iceland
1998 Overgaden. Kulturministeriets udstillingshus for nutidig kunst, Copenhagen Denmark
1997 North-udstillingssted, Copenhagen, Denmark
1996 Kunstraum Wohnraum, Hannover, Germany
1996 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
1995 Við hamarinn. Hafnafjörður, Iceland
1995 Merki eftir fingur, Kunstraum Wohnraum, Hannover, Germany

Group exhibitions
2005 dobbeltop, Kunstmuseet Køge Skitsesamling, Køge, Denmark
2004 Tegninger,7 Icelandic and 7 Danish Artists, Galleri Nordlys, Copenhagen, Denmark
2004 Womens Museum, Bonn, Germany
2003 Ferdfurda, Kjarvalstadir Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2003 ªidíiThau bidja að heilsa, Opna Galleri, Reykjavik, Iceland  
2002 Charlottenborg Efterårsudstilling. Copenhagen. Denmark. - with Hanne Godtfeldt
2002 don, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, USA
2002 CAMP Hornafjörður, Höfn Hornafirði, Iceland
2001 CAMP Lejre. Lejre, Denmark
2001 Volxheimer Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
2000 Kunstraum. Eine deutsche Einkaufspassage. Hannover, Germany - with Hanne Godtfeldt
2000 Picture this, NORTH-udstillingssted, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1999 Originaler, NORTH-udstillingssted. Copenhagen, Denmark
1999 Kunstmuseum Selfoss, Selfoss, Iceland
1998 NU, North-udstillingssted, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1997 Billedkunstsamrådet i Silkeborg, Silkeborg, Denmark
1997 Cinq Femmes, Villa Minimo, Hannover, Germany
1997 A4, Hlynur Otto Plonk Galleri, Bergen, Norge
1997 A4, Villa Minimo, Hannover, Germany
1997 Rundgang, Kunstakademiet Düsseldorf, Germany
1996 5x5, Kunstraum Wohnraum. Hannover, Germany
1996 International Mailart HAPAX, Galleri Titanik, Turku, Finland
1996 Workshop Klasse Kounellis, Kunstakademiet, Den Haag, Holland
1996 Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1996 Rundgang,Kunstakademiet, Düsseldorf, Germany
1995 Eins konar hversdagsrómantík, Kjarvalstaðir, Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
1995 Woman-sources of creation, Kunstnerners hus. Århus, Denmark
1995 Gullkistan Art Festival, Laugarvatn, Iceland
1995 Art addiction-international gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
1994 Art addiction- international gallery, Stockholm, Sweden (Honourable mention)

Curator
2005 dobbeltop, cooperation with artist Morten Tillitz and curator Maria Gadegård, Kunstmuseet Køge Skitsesamling, Køge, Danmark
2004 Tegninger, 7 Icelandic and 7 Danish Artists, Galleri Nordlys, København, Danmark
2004 Kulturcafeen, Lejre, Danmark. Cooperation with artists Henrik Bruun and Berglind Sigurðardóttir
Supported by the Art Council of Roskilde County
2003 – Galleri Mini, situated different places in Denmark. Cooperation with Lena Qvisten and Morten Tillitz.

CAMP, Lejre. An art project involving 47 artists from 7 countries and 30 private hosts. 50 art projects and performances in private and public space in the village Lejre, Denmark. Open to the public for three week-ends. Curated by artists Hanne Godtfeldt, Steinunn Helga Sigurdardóttir, John Krogh, Mette Dalsgård, Morten Tillitz and Nanna Gro Henningsen.
Supported by The Ministry of Culture's Development Fund, The Danish Contemporary Art Foundation (DCA), The Academy Council, The Minicipalety of Lejre, Roskilde County.
1999 - GUK+, local/international art project showing simultaneous exhibitions by international artists in private spaces in Iceland / Germany / Denmark, on a travelling lab top and on the Internet: www.simnet.is/guk
Collaboration with artists Hlynur Hallsson (IS/D), Alda Sigurdardóttir(IS) and Jürgen Witte (D).
Supported by the Icelandic Ministry of Culture

Decorations
Childrens Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland
Hafnafjörður Kommuna, Iceland
Grants
2003 The Arts Council of Roskilde County
2002 Fonden 1. Juli 1981, supporting the project ”breathing”
2001 The Danish Contemporary Art Foundation (DCA), supporting the project ”breathing”
1997 Brøste
1995 Fondet for Dansk-Islandsk Samarbejede
1995 Nordisk Ministerråd
1999 – 2004 Support for the projects GUK+, CAMP and Kulturcaféen, mentioned above

publications
2003 #1 Steinunn Helga Sigurðardóttir og Morten Tillitz, Stalke Galleri Kirke Sonnerup, Danmark
CAMP, Lejre. Informations Forlag, Denmark 2002. ISBN 87-7514-071-3. (Various languages and translations in English)
Innitiator, member of the CAMP project group plus participating artist.
Dialogprojekt. NORTH-udstillingssted / Forlaget Basilisk. 2000. ISBN 87-90491-44-00. (Danish/English)
Eins konar hversdagsrómantík. Kjarvalstaðir Reykjavík Municcipal Museum of Fine Arts, Iceland 1995.
Illutrations for Guðni Már Henningsson: “Ljóð Handa”. Fjölvi Reykjavík, Iceland 1992.
reviews
2002 Grænsen går ved soveværelset – on the publication CAMP, Lejre 2001, Eva Pohl, Berlingske Tidende d. 6.12.02
2002 Gennemtænkt kunst – os Charlottenborgs Efterårsudstilling 2002, Eva Pohl, Berlingske Tidende d. 28.9.02
2002 Et rum er et rum er et kunstværk? – on Charlottenborgs Efterårsudstilling, Tue Andersen Nexø, Information d. 7.10.02

Membership
The Living Art Museum. Reykjavík, Iceland.
SÍM - Association of Icelandic Visual Artists
Other
2002 – Co. - founder of Kunstskolen Rammen, art school for disabled adults,
Supported by the Art Council of Roskilde County
Links
www.steinunnhelga.dk

www.breathing.dk
The art project breathing

www.camp1.dk
The art project CAMP, Lejre

www.camp2.is
The art project CAMP, Hornafjördur

www.hornafjordur-lejre.net
The art project Hornafjördur Lejre Bond

www.north-udstillingssted.dk
Documentation of exhibitions in North Exhibition Space

www.simnet.is/guk
The art project GUK (D/DK/IS)

www.windowspace.dk
Documentation of the work Blindfang [Blind]

www.hallsson.de/don/don.html
Documentation of the exhibition don