Hulda Rós Gudnadóttir

Hulda Rós Gudnadóttir´s works are the result of long-term dedication and research and touch upon socio-economic issues in a personal way without being didactic.

Hulda Rós Gudnadóttir is a contemporary visual artist and a filmmaker born in Reykjavík but based in Berlin. She works predominately on long-term interdisciplinary and collaborative research projects that manifest themselves artistically as creative documentaries or immersive complex mixed-media installations including video works.

Her interest in the working people and special technology otherwise rarely perceived by the public does not serve any direct ideology, but an aesthetic visualization first and foremost. They often include performance and intervention of some kind and are highly personal but never didactic.

Hulda Rós Gudnadóttir holds an MA degree in interactive design from Middlesex University (2001) and BA in visual art from Iceland Academy of the Arts (2007) and BA in cultural anthropology from the University of Iceland (1997). She has won many awards. Most recently the Gudmunda award of excellence for Icelandic female artists in 2019. She has staged solo exhibitions in e.g. Berlinische Galerie in Berlin (12 x 12 program), Reykjavik Art Museum and ASI Art Museum in Reykjavik, Iceland but also at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin where she was an artist-in residence for one year 2018-2019. She has also participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions and screenings at galleries, project spaces and film festivals in countries such as India, Japan, Hong Kong, USA, Mexico, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Spain, UK, Czech Republic, France, Poland, Serbia, Greece, Ukraine and Bulgaria.

Available Videos to watch
Hulda Rós Gudnadóttir
Keep Frozen part zero / 00:46 / 2013 ▶
Hulda Rós Gudnadóttir
Material Puffin / 06:29 / 2014 ▶
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