Borghildur Indriðadóttir (1987) is an Icelandic contemporary artist, and architect. 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 M.A. 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 and roles through cinematic elements. Formerly employed at Studio Olafur Eliasson, she has also worked in collaboration with various artists, curators and directors. Borghildur’s most known work is Demoncrazy (drosophila) which was censored by Facebook last year. The project was part of the Icelandic Arts Festival depicting powerful young women in front of artwork in public institutions. She is currently developing Terminal Exhibitions in collaboration with ESA and Universität der Künste Berlin.

 

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