Borrowed Time: Icelandic Artists Look Forward presents the work of contemporary Icelandic artists currently engaged in the global dialogue on sustainability and the issues—environmental, economic, cultural, and social—that surround it. Featuring photography, video, collage, and installation, the exhibition invites viewers to challenge their assumptions and explore new modes of seeing.
Borrowed Time includes work by Hildur Bjarnadóttir, Kristín Bogadóttir, Bjarki Bragason, Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson, The Icelandic Love Corporation, Rósa Gísladóttir, Ásthildur B. Jónsdóttir, Anna Líndal, Ólöf Nordal, Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir, Hrafnkell Sigurðsson, and Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir & Mark Wilson, among others.
About the curator
Ásthildur B. Jónsdóttir (b. 1970) is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Art Education at the Iceland Acamdey of the Arts. She is currently pursuing her PhD at the University of Iceland and University of Lapland Rovaniemi, focusing on the potential of contemporary art in education on sustainability.
Jónsdóttir holds an MA from New York University, The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, and a Masters of Education degree from the University of Iceland.
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