CV - WUNDERKIND

Artists Rakel McMahon B. 1983 and Bergþóra Snæbjörnsdóttir, B. 1985. Live & work in Reykjavík, Iceland. 

Website: www.wunderkindcollective.com

Email: info@wunderkindcollective.com

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014    THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER,  installation and performance at ÞOKA, Reykjavík, Iceland.

 

PERFORMANCES

2015     WAITING, Performance Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway 

2014     THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER V, Þoka, Reykjavík, Iceland

2013    THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER IV, Dimanche Rouge, Pluckhouse, Helsinki, Finland. 

2012     THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER III, Grüntaler9, Berlin, Germany. 

2012    THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER II, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland. 

2012    THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER I – Confessions of a child prodigy, ART IN TRANSLATION, Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland.

 

PUBLISHING

2013    Book. THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER. By Wunderkind Collective. Published by Útúr book publishing, Reykjavik, Iceland. 

 

GRANTS

2015    Kulturkontact Nord, Mobility grant for exhibition at Performance Art Oslo, Norway 

2015    Myndlistarsjóður, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education for the project Waiting by Wunderkind Collective. 

2015    Artist grant, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education 

2012    Muggur, travel grant for the project, The days of the child prodigy are over

2011    EUF,  for the project Days of the Child Prodigywww.euf.is  

 

CV - RAKEL MCMAHON

Artist. B. 1983, Iceland. Lives and works in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Website: www.rakelmcmahon.com & www.wunderkindcollective.com 

Email: mcmahonrakel@gmail.com info@wunderkindcollective.com

 

EDUCATION

2012 – 2014    M.Art.Ed. Iceland Academy of the Arts

2008 – 2009    Diploma Applied Gender Studies, University of Iceland.

2005 – 2008    BA Fine Arts, Iceland Academy of the Arts.

2007        Erasmus exchange student, Crawford school of Art. Cork, Ireland.

2006        Kuno programme, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017    HOME RUN. Hverfisgallerí, Reykjavík Iceland

2017    IT´S THE MEDIA NOT YOU, Akureyri Art museum, Akureyri, Iceland. 

2015    VIEW OF MOTIVATION. Hverfisgalleri, Reykjavík, Iceland

2014    RED DIRECTION. Týs gallerí, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2014    VIEW OF MOTIVATION. NAU Gallery, Stockholm Sweden

2014    THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER by Wunderkind Collective. 

ÞOKA, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2011    BREADWINNER. Torpedo18, www.torpedo18.dk Denmark

2009    FEED ME. Kronkron. Reykjavik, Iceland 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015    ICELANDPlan-B Art Festival. BORGARNES, ICELAND

2015     WAITING by Wunderkind Collective. Performance Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway 

2015    Frenjur & fórnarlömb, ASÍ Museum & Reykjavík Art Festival. 

2015    IT´S THE MEDIA NOT YOUEastern Edge Gallery, Newfoundland Canada

2012    ALT_CPH with TORPEDO18, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2012    ENDEMI. Höggmyndafélagið, Reykjavik, Iceland. http://endemi.wordpess.com

2011    MY FRIEND THE FOREIGNER. The Ambulance Depot, Edinburgh, Scotland

2011    MADE IN CHINA – I CREATED IT WITH MY OWN TWO HANDS. Sequences Real Time Art Festival, Iceland.

2010    CULTURAL APPEARANCES OF ICELAND. Political critique, Warsaw, Poland.

2010    FLUSHED. Nordic house. Iceland. 

2010    IN SPACE , Alt_Cph Alternative Art Fair Copenhagen as a member of Callery Crymo. www.Altcph.dk . Denmark.

 

ART RELATED WORK AND OTHER PROJECTS

2014 - 2015    Co-curator for exhibition series CYC – Cyclorama, The Living art Museum, Iceland. 

2013 – 2015    THE LIVING ART MUSEUM, Member of the board. 

2012 - 2013    SEQUENCES – Real time art festival, member of the board. 

2011 – 2012    GALLERÍ KLÓSETT. Founder and co director of Gallerí Klósett. Gallerí Klósett was a artist run exhibition space located at Hverfisgata 61, Reykjavik, Iceland. 

2010 – 2011    GALLERY CRYMO. Member of the board & member of participating artists. 

 

CV - BERGÞÓRA SNÆBJÖRNSDÓTTIR

Poet/performance artist. B.1985. Lives and works in Reykjavik. 

Tel: +354 772 0337.  E-mail: bergthoras@gmail.com/ info@wunderkindcollective.com

 

EDUCATION              

2009- 2013: The University of Iceland. Creative Writing, B.A.        

2006 -2010 :   The University of Iceland. Psychology, B.S. 

2006:  Xiamen University, Xiamen, China. Chinese.                                                

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016: FLÓRÍDA, collection of poetry, due to be published in winter 2016 - 2017. 

2013: THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER, published by ÚTÚR, Reykjavik, collaboration with Rakel McMahon, visual artist. 

2011:  DALOON DAYS, collection of poetry, published by ÚTÚR, Reykjavik

 

LATEST PROJECTS

2016: KATHARSIS (writer, short film). Produced by Pegasus and Freyja Filmwork. Pre-production. 

2016: THAT DAY (co-writer, feature film). Pre-production. 

2011- 2016: WUNDERKIND, performance duo. Longterm collaboration with visual artist Rakel McMahon. 

2016: WAITING ROOM, video installation/performance. Collaboration between Wunderkind and Dögg Mósesdóttir, filmmaker.   

Jan. 2016: ENEMIES. Poetry performance in Iðnó. Collaboration with Sigurbjörg Þrastardóttir, writer. 

Nov. 2015: WAITING, performance by Wunderkind. Performance Art Oslo, ANX, Oslo. 

Aug. 2014: WHAT’S NEW PUSSYCAT? Installation. Organized by Reykjavik city, 

2014: DAGAR UNDRABARNSINS ERU Á ENDA (V).  Wunderkind performance and solo exhibition in Gallery Þoka,  Reykjavik, Iceland. 

2014: THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER (IV). Performance by Wunderkind. Dimanche Rouge.  Helsinki, Finland. 

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS: 

2016: TVShorts Pitch Competition at Cannes for Katharsis, production grant. 

2015: Finalist in Doris, script writing contest, organized by WIFT, Iceland.

2015: Kulturkontakt Nord for “WAITING”,  Wunderkind Collective. 

2015: Myndlistarsjóður for“WAITING ROOM”, Wunderkind Collective. 

 

 

FILMOGRAPHY - DÖGG MÓSESDÓTTIR

Filmmaker. B. 1979. Lives and works in Reykjavík, Iceland. 

Tel: +354 - 7700577. E-mail: doggmo@yahoo.com

 

DOCUMENTARIES: 

 

"AUTHOR UNKNOWN" 2016

 “ME AND BOBBY FISCHER”2011 (editor and scriptwriter) 

"CUIDEM" 2007 

“MAKING OF  Vida de Familia” 2006, 

“Sodade" 2003 

 

SHORT FILMS:

 

“KRÍA, A ROAD MOVIE” 2011 - Iceland

 “Eyja” 2008 - Iceland

“Tiempo de Mente” (A peace of mind) 2007 -Spain

“The house of the organs”2005 - Spain

“Carpe Diem” 2003 - Spain

“La venganza del oeste” 2003 - Spain

“El día que tuve mi sobredosis sonoro” 2004 - Spain

 

MUSIC VIDEOS:

 

Grace by Védís Hervör 2016

Rósir by Lára Rúnars 2015

Þel by Lára Rúnars 2015

Dimmey by Dimma 2008

Masterplan by Dimma 2008

Mama by Dimma 2008

No+X for Úlpa 2006