C.V.

Name: Thora Solveig Bergsteinsdottir
Birthdate: 24.01.1975
Nationality: Icelandic
Adress: Krokatveitvegen 21
5614 Ålvik
Norway
Tel: 0047-94169849
E-mail: info@ solla.org

Education:

2008 Body Weather and Body Landscape workshops in Iceland
2007 Body Landscape workshop in Kuks, Czech Republic
2005-2008 Body Weather Laboratory, workshop, Amsterdam
2004 Bjorn Roth workshop in Seydisfjordur, Iceland
2004 Wolfgang Mueller workshop in Reykjavik and Berlin
2001-2004 Iceland Academy of the Arts, BA in fine arts
2003 Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, Holland, exchange program, fine arts
1998-2000 Breidholt College, fine arts
1991-1995 Sudurnes College, sociology-psychology

Exhibitions:

Oktober 2008 World One Minutes exhibition, deBuren, Brussels, Belgium
August 2008 Video and a performance in Kabuso, Øystese, Norway
August 2008 Natures elements, performances in the high lands of Iceland
August 2008 Artcentre Messen, Ålvik, Norway
June 2008 World One Minutes exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
June 2008 KunstLarm, groupexhibition, Bygdemuseum, Øystese, Norway
April 2008 Bluss festival, outdoor videoinstallation in Fykse, Norway
October 2007 Exhibition in OB, Papendrecht, Holland
August 2007 Opening performance at the Baroquefestival in Kuks, Czech Republic
August 2007 Dieter Roth Academy, groupexhibition, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam, Holland
August 2007 Dieter Roth Academy, video at the Rijksacademy, Amsterdam, Holland

Juli 2007 Icelandgroup, installation, drawings, performance in Miljamakazini, Ruovesi, Finland
April 2007 Open studios, Petersburg, Amsterdam, Holland
January 2007 Rokkr, installation in ArToll,Open studios, Bedburg -Hau, Germany
November 2006 3 videos,The One Minutes Festival, Het Ketelhuis, Amsterdam, Holland
October 2006 Amsterdam Film Experience, performance, Festival in het Ketelhuis, Amsterdam, Holland
July 2006 De Zomerstop, videoperformance with Erwin van der Werve, DeSmet studios, Amsterdam, Holland
June 2006 Verk, groupexhibition in the Forsbacka Steel Works, Forsbacka, Sweden
May-August 2006 Freakshow, video in Boekie Woekie in London, aRoth and Kippenberger exhibition, Gallery Hauser and Wirth, Coppermill, England
April 2006 Dieter Roth Academy, groupexhibition in the Gulangyu Institute, Xiamen, China
Dec. 2005 Dromen, De Kunstuitleen Papendrecht, Holland
Sept. 2005 Dwaallicht, Vijverpark, Papendrecht, Holland
August 2005 Groupexhibition, Gallery Brick-5, Vienna, Austria
May-August 2005 'Freak show', Reykjavik Arts Festival, Reykjavik Artmuseum, Hafnarhus, Iceland
March 2005 Snow in March, exhibition with Erwin van der Werve, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
Dec. 2004 Videofestival, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
August 2004 Dialogues 04 with Sasha Waltz, Improvisation in St. Elisabethkirche, Berlin, Germany
August 2004 Cuts from Reykjavik, groupexhibition in Salon Beige, Berlin, Germany
June 2004 Dieter Roth Academy, groupexhibition in St. Petrikirche, Luebeck, Germany
May 2004 Graduation exhibition, Reykjavik Artmuseum, Hafnarhus, Iceland
March 2004 Rjomskip, groupexhibition in Skaftfell, Seydisfjordur, Iceland
June 2003 Ask the one who doesn´t know, International groupexhibition in Utrecht, Holland
Dec. 2002 The fall of Ikarus, groupexhibition in Galleri Saevars Karls, Reykjavik, Iceland
Sept. 2002 We are no hippies, the Hirsch Festival, Buchlohe, Germany
Jan. 2002 We are no hippies, First International Rotterdam VHS festival, Holland

Publications/media:

April 2008 TV NRK Hordaland, Vestlandsrevyen 17. april, various articles in Bergens Tidende, Hordaland Folkeblad, Norway
July 2007 articles in local newspapers, Ruovesi, Finland
27. jan. 2007 article in local newspaper in Bedburg-Hau, Germany
Januar 2007 archive, ArToll Kunstlabor, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
1. nov. 2006 article in Het Kontakt, Dordrecht, Holland
5. oct. 2006 Amsterdam Weekly, Volume 3,Issue 39, Holland
10. july 2006 Okto TV broadcast in Vienna about the Verk exhibition, Austria
20. june 2006 An article in Gefle Dagblad, Gavle, Sweden
18. june 2006 An article in Arbetarbladet, Gavle, Sweden
June 2006 Verk Catalogue, Forsbacka Bruk in cooperation with the Nordic Culture Fund
April 2006 Catalogue, Artist-Publication, Amsterdam
Sept. 2005 Various articles a.o. in AD-De Dordtenaar, Papendrechts Nieuwsblad, Het Kontakt, Dordt Centraal, homepage of the embassy of
theCulturalCommittee of Papendrecht
Aug. 2005 Live interview, Radio Orange, Vienna, Austria
Sept. 2005 Interviews and articles in Papendrechts Nieuwsblad, homepage of the Cultural Committe of Papendrecht, Het Kontakt and AD-de Dordtenaar
26. march 2005 Live TV-interview together with Erwin van der Werve, Hoeksteen, Salto, Amsterdam
August 2004 Augnablik aus Island-exhibition broadcasted by local Television in Berlin, Germany
27. mars 2004 TV Skjar1, Seydisfjordur, Iceland
24. may 2004 Radio Ras2, Reykjavik, Iceland

Awards/Grants:

March 2008 Kunstnerstipend, City of Kvam, Norway


Other:

Januar 2007 Artist in residence, ArToll Kunstlabor, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
2006 Various works in the Artrental of Papendrecht
2004-2006 Various works in the Artrental in Reykjavik, Iceland