Professor and MA programme director Iceland Academy of the Arts, 2016 -
adj. Professor Malmö Art Academy, Lund University 2015 - 2017
Director v.arc - Valand Artistic Research Centre 2011- 2013
Professor Akademin Valand 2010-2015
Research Fellow Centre for Art and Environment, Nevada Museum of Art, U.S. 2013-2015
Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir graduated with an MFA from Glasgow School of Art (1995) and completed a practice based PhD from Valand Academy, University of Gothenburg in 2010.
Bryndís & Mark (Snaebjornsdottir/Wilson) are a collaborative artist team, whose art practice is research based and socially-engaged, exploring issues of history, culture and environment in relation to both humans and non-human animals. Their artworks have been exhibited internationally and they have delivered papers at key conferences in animal studies worldwide. One of their art projects nanoq: flat out and bluesome an artist survey of stuffed polar bears in the UK has been touring Europe since 2006. Uncertainty in the City, an art project exploring the conception of ‘pest’ in the human psyche was exhibited in Lancaster, in England in 2010 and a publication with the same name was published by Green Box, Berlin in June 2011. Their work Vanishing Point: Where Species Meet is part of the Gothenburg Biennial 2011 and was also exhibited at the State Darwin Museum in Moscow as part of the 5th Moscow Biennial in 2013. A solo exhibition Trout Fishing in America and Other Stories, ASU Museum of Art 2014 followed by a publication on the project titled You Must Carry Me Now: the Cultural Lives of Endangered Species. They are currently working with Anchorage Museum, Alaska on ‘Polarlab’, a two-year research project and they are part of a cross disciplinary team of researchers into ‘plant blindness’ funded by the Swedish Science Council. Their work is installation based, using text, sound, photographic and video-based media.
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