Borghildur Indriðadóttir (1987) is a visual artist, and architect from Iceland. She studied visual art, painting and drawing as well as analogue photography at The Reykjavík School of Visual Arts. In 2009 she obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her master studies started at AHK Amsterdam, she moved back to Berlin in 2013 to obtain the Masters of Arts in architecture from the Universität der Künste Berlin. She produced a large scale theatre show at Schaubühne during her studies in Berlin. Her artistic practice involves the dimension of directing, dealing with architecture and performing through sound, colour, light, and atmosphere. Her topics currently combine research on gender, social structures, power and roles through cinematic elements. Formerly employed at Studio Olafur Eliasson, she has also worked in collaboration with various artists, curators and directors. Borghildur is known for "Demoncrazy - Drosophila" which was censored by Facebook in 2018, it was on the programme of the Icelandic Arts Festival depicting powerful young women in front of artworks in public institutions. Borghildur developed exhibition series such as HAH and now Terminal Exhibitions in collaboration with curator Annabelle von Girsewald. Currently she is in collaboration with scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) sponsored by foundation Quartel1205 for a new body of work titled "To the Moon". Alongside Indriðadóttir is working on material with the former president of Iceland and first ever elected female president in the world Mrs. Vigdís Finnbogadóttir who turned 90 years old in 2020. 

 

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