Hverfisgallerí (IS)

Hverfisgallerí focuses on presenting diverse and ambitious contemporary art works reflecting the ethos of Icelandic and international art. Hverfisgallerí was founded in 2013 and is located in the heart of Reykjavík city centre. The gallery represents an interesting variety of contemporary artist, both emerging and established artists. Hverfisgallerí organises 8-10 exhibitions each year and apart from artist exhibitions, Hverfisgallerí also participates in international art fairs to promote its 14 resident artist.

Curated for
CHART

For CHART 2022, Hverfisgallerí will highlight the practice of Guðný Rósa Ingimarsdóttir. In Ingimarsdóttir's art, one can sense a strong interest in ideas relating to the intimate, both in the choice of material and methods of working. Her works are examples of artistic creation where the artist's character and hand are present in every detail, every single line, stitching, creased surface and torn sheet of paper.

Guðný Rósa Ingimarsdóttir (IS)

In her work, Ingimarsdóttir seeks inspiration in her surroundings and experiences. She has worked with diverse media, such as audio and sculptures, but her paper work has always been prominent. Her work is characterised by precision and is often hand carved, drawn in delicate pencil, stitched in thread and even assembled from different materials. She often uses miscellaneous paper such as carbon paper, graph paper, wallpaper and common printing paper, with earnest and personal results.

Ingimarsdóttir (b. 1969, Reykjavík; IS) studied at The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts and finished her postgraduate education from L’Ensav La Cambre in Brussels and HISK in Antwerp, Belgium. Her work has been displayed in solo exhibitions in Iceland and around Europe. Her work can be found in public museums in France, Belgium, Slovenia and Iceland. Ingimarsdóttir lives and works in Belgium.

spare me the details

Various paper fragments sewn on to paper detail, 66,6 x 102 cm
2021

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fundinn þráður

Tread and pencil on cut paper, 102 x 66 cm
2021

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normal...

Signed on the back, carved photograph, guache, thread and seam stitched on paper (framed), 19,8 x 12,8 cm
2017

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loosing sleep...

Signed on the back, pencil drawing on paper (framed), 33 x 25 cm
2017

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vitrine - street-names

Mixed Media in vitrine, 130 x 55 x 8 cm
2019

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hryggdýr

Signed on the back, 33 x 22 cm
2021

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(m)

Signed on the back sewing, typewriting and carbon on diverse paper, 24 x 33 cm
2017

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Guðný Rósa Ingimarsdóttir, Installation View