Arngrímur Borgþórsson

Born in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland, 1979.

Lives and works in Malmö, Sweden.

 

Education

2011-2013 MFA, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå, Sweden

(prof. Swetlana Heger, Rasmus Nilsen, Julia Peirone)

2006 BA, Fine Arts, Iceland Academy of the Arts

2002 Art diploma from Fjolbrautaskolinn i Breidholti school, Iceland

1998 High School Diploma from The International School of Brussels, IB Arts Diploma, Higher

 

Solo exhibitions

2016 "Checkpoint Hyllie". Galleri CC, Malmö, Sweden

2015 "Transparency", Knaggi collaboration. Galleri Pictura, Lund, Sweden.

2015 "Distance". Knaggi collaboration. Oslo Prosjektrom. Oslo, Norway.

2015 "Would you still love me if I showed you my browser history?". Knaggi collaboration. Nordic Council of Ministers. Copenhagen, Denmark.

2014 “Malmö to Hagskaret”. Gallery 2. Knaggi collaboration. Stamsund, Norway.

2013 “Banana Monarchy”. SÍM Gallery. Reykjavik, Iceland.

2013 “Glacier Marker”. Vatnajökull National Park, Skaftafell, Iceland.

2012 “All the Presidents in the World”. Galleriet, Umeå, Sweden.

2012 “The Profile Engine”. Collaboration with Andreas Knag-Danielsen and Gabriel Bohm Calles. Galleriet, Umeå, Sweden.

2012 “Swedish Rhapsody”. Galleri Maskinen, Umeå, Sweden.

2006 “200 málverk” – “200 paintings”. Gallerí Skúli í Túni, Reykjavik, Iceland

2004 “Tíu dropar”, “Ten drops”. Collaboration with Karl Omarsson at Tíu dropar coffee shop, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

Group exhibitions

2017 "Tunnelsyn" Detroit Gallery. Stockholm, Sweden.

2017 "Switch". Hilbertraum. Berlin. Germany.

2015 "Höstsalongen 2015". Fotografiska Museet. Stockholm. Sweden.

2015 "Supermarket Art fair. Svarta huset. Stockholm. Sweden.

2015 "Salong Malmö". Galleriet. Malmö, Sweden.

2014 "Random" SÍM Gallery, Knaggi collaboration. Reykjavík, Iceland.

2014 "Ena eller andra sidan/Ene eller anden side". OK Corral, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013 “24 SPACES - A Cacophony”. Malmö Nordic 2013. Malmö Konstall, Malmö, Sweden

2013 “Farewell, my lovely”. Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden

2012 “Summer exhibition”. Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå, Sweden.

2010 “Translation is dialogue”. University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia.

2010 “Fljótandi flugur” “Floating flies”. Ljósanótt art festival, Keflavik, Iceland

2009 Collaboration, Næsti bar, Reykjavik, Iceland

2008 “Af sólhól minninganna” – “A home of memories”. Hornafjordur art museum, Hofn, Iceland

2007 “The tiny gallery”. Outdoors, New York, USA.

2006 “Open workshop”. Gallerí Skúli í Túni, Reykjavik, Iceland

2006 “16 bréfberar” – “16 mailmen”. Gallerí Skúli í Túni, Reykjavik, Iceland

2005 Graduation exhibition. Kjarvalsstaðir museum, Reykjavik, Iceland.

2005  “Þú ert hér” - “You are here”. Garðabær, Iceland

2004 “Junk”, Myrargata, Reykjavik, Iceland

2004 “Órasjón”, “Irrational sight”. Gallery Slunkaríki, Isafjordur, Iceland

2003 “Ákveðin Ókyrrð” – “A certain turbulence”. Collaboration with students of Iceland Academy of the Arts, Brian Catling, Julian Maynard Smith and Willem de Ridder at Reykjavik art museum, Reykjavik, Iceland.

2002 “Það sem þú raunverulega sást” – “What you actually saw”. (Collaboration with Erla Haraldsdóttir and Joshua Trees), Gallerí Hlemmur, Reykjavik, Iceland.

 

Commissions and permanent work in public space

2015 "Would you still love me if I showed you my browser history?" (Knaggi), Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2014 "Homesick" (Knaggi) Permanent installation in room 216 at Hotel Freysnes, Skaftafell, Iceland.

2013 "Glacier Marker" Vatnajökull glacier, Iceland.

2013 "Glacier Marker" Skaftafell, Iceland.

 

Residencies

2014 (October) Knaggi: SÍM residency, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2014 (February) Knaggi: Kunstkvarteret i Lofoten, Norway

 

Grants

2017 Icelandic arts council project grant, Iceland.

2015 Malmö Culture Council Studio Grant, Sweden.

2013 Eva och Hugo Bergmans Minnesfond, Sweden.

2013 Skinney-Þinganes project grant, Iceland.

 

Bibliography/Publications

2015 "Supermarket Art Fair 2015".

2013 Catalog, “Farewell, my lovely”, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts.

 

Other

2017 Curator. Alan Butler: "Down and Out in Los Santos. Galleri CC. Malmö. Sweden

2016 Curator. Ólöf Helga Helgadóttir: "The White Suite". Galleri CC. Malmö. Sweden.

2015 Curator. (Knaggi collaboration w/ Andreas Knag-Danielsen) Tumi Magnússon: "Early and late". Galleri CC. Malmö, Sweden.

2014 Workshop “Art Vs. Design”, Knaggi collaboration, Leknes Junior High School (Den Kulturelle Skolesekken), Norway

2013 Short-listed for the Times Square Transformation 2013, Knaggi collaboration

Member of CirkulationsCentralen, Malmö, Sweden

Member of The Association of Icelandic Visual Artist

Member of artist duo Knaggi, with artist Andreas Knag-Danielsen

 

 

 

 

 

 

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