ELÍN HANSDÓTTIR









selected
solo shows / projects

2019
ELSEWHERE, Ásmundarsalur, Iceland.

2016
SIMULACRA, i8 Gallery, Iceland.

DISRUPTION, Asmundarsafn, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland.
CAST, Lichtparcours / City of Braunschweig, Germany.
2015
SUSPENSION OF DISBELIEF, KW Institut for Contemporary Art, Berlin.

2012
MUD BRICK SPIRAL, Marrakech Biennale, Morocco.

2010
TRACE, i8 Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.

RECIPROCAL, Biennale für Internationale Lichtkunst, Hamm, Germany.
2009
UNIVERSOLO, Unosolo project space, Rome, Italy.

PARALLAX, Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland.
2008
TWO POINT FIVE, Program / Space for Art & Architecture, Berlin, Germany.

PATH, Maribel Lopez Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
2007
PERIPHERAL, Frieze Projects, London, UK.

2006
BOOK SPACE, public libraries in Europe (ongoing project).

HERE ELSEWHERE, Rec Gallery (project space Esther Schipper), Berlin, Germany.
2005
UNTITLED, Material Time / Work Time / Life Time, Reykjavík Arts Festival, Iceland.

2004
YOU, The Arnesinga Art Museum, Iceland.



public collections

2016 INTERFERENCE 1-10 (10 acrylic paintings), Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland.

2009 PARALLAX (installation), Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland.
2008 PATH (installation), National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík.

public commissions

2019 Mural in suburb of Breiðholt, commissioned by the City of Reykjavik.

2017 Mural on Réttarholtsskóli school, commissioned by the City of Reykjavík.
2016 INTERFERENCE, terrazzo floor for new building of the South Iceland College, Selfoss, Iceland. 








selected
group shows

2020
GLASS AND CONCRETE. Marta Herford, Germany.

2019
SKARTVAGNINN, Open, Iceland.

2018
EMBODY, Kópavogur Art Museum, Iceland.

2016
PRIMAL SHELTER, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2015
HOMECOMINGS: PROJECTIVE SPACE, Berlin, Germany.

2014
FESTIVAL OF FUTURE NOWS, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany.

BEYOND REACH, Den Frie Center of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.
GIVE US THE FUTURE, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany.
2013
INDICATIONS, Hafnarborg Art Center, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.

2011
LONG ARE THE DAYS, SHORT ARE THE NIGHTS, Wood Street Galleries,

Pittsburgh, USA.
2010
THEY GO ROUND AND ROUND, 0047, Oslo, Norway.

WE PICTURED YOU READING THIS, Redux Contemporary Art Center, USA.
VOICE BETWEEN LINES, Centre D´Art La Panera, Lleida, Spain.
2009
RETHINK THE IMPLICIT, Den Frie Center for Contemporary Art, Denmark.

SPACE REVISED, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Germany.
LEFT ON YOUR OWN DEVICES, Bolit Centre D´Art Contemporani, Girona, Spain.
2008
PLEINAIRISM, i8 Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.

ART AGAINST ARCHITECTURE, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík.
2007
BERLIN NOIR, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, USA.

CONSEQUENCES AND PROPOSALS, Biennale of Young Artists, Tallin, Estonia.
BETWEEN TWO DEATHS, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany.
SEVERAL DOZENS SECONDS OF BADLY DEVELOPED FILM, Raster Gallery,
Warsaw, Poland.
EXHIBITION´S RUINS / EMOTIONAL LANDSCAPES, Safn, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2005
NEW ICELANDIC ART II, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík.

PRAYING FOR SILENCE, Ludwigsburger Kunstverein, Germany.
2004
BERLIN NORTH, Hamburger Bahnhof National Museum, Berlin, Germany.