About Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir
Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir was born in 1980 in Reykjavík (Iceland). She currently lives and works in Iceland.
Intrigued by seemingly mundane and perhaps redundant things, Birgisdóttir creates art where simple, small details amass great importance. Finding inspiration from objects she has discovered and experienced, Birgisdóttir transforms collected paper-items such as hang tags, labels, notebooks, paperboards and stickers, to precisely formed artworks. Maintaining the intrinsic properties of each object, all parts whether it is the size, the form, the character, the color or the condition, are equally important. By presenting each item on specially designed stands, Birgisdóttir playfully recontextualizing their forms in order to create a humble, poetic dialogue within the exhibition space.
Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir is represented by i8 Gallery.