Bergur Thomas Anderson

Bergur Thomas Anderson
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Bergur Thomas Anderson
born 1988 in Reykjavík, Iceland
Lives and works in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Education
2015-2017: Master Artistic Research at Royal Academy of Art The Hague.
2014-2015: Philosophy on B.A. level at The University of Iceland.
2008-2011: BFA from Iceland Academy of the Arts.

Group Exhibitions
2019. I need a rhythm. Project space at7. Amsterdam.
2018. To that special someone. Project space at7, Amsterdam.
2017. Laumulistasamsteypan Kareoke Bar. at7, Amsterdam
2017. Hamur/Ham & the Clusterfog gig. Harbinger, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2017. Relay. KABK, The Hague.
2017. The Ongoing Conversation #4. 1646, The Hague.
2016. Þá það. Harbinger, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2016. An infinite game of chance. LocatieZ, The Hague.
2016. When everyone is drunk it doesn't matter how it looks. Royal Gallery of Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.
2015. Kyrralíf. Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland. Curators: Helga Páley Friðþjófsdóttir & Þorvaldur Jónsson.
2015. Tropicalia. Eiðistorg. Reykjavík, Iceland. Curated by Kunstschlager team.
2014. Mucho Grandi. Art festival on Culture Night. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2014. Friends & Lovers. Kling & Bang Gallery. Reykjavík, Iceland.

Solo Exhibitions
2019. (upcoming) Kloppen AUB, Bel is Kapot. In collaboration with Ash Kilmartin. PuntWG. Amsterdam.
2019. (upcoming) The one and only body of The Hum and Lego Flamb. Harbinger. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2015. Acquiantances. Seyðisfjörður swimming pool garden.

Performances
2019. Stonecarvers dilemma. With Ash Kilmartin. Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam.
2018. Sooooooo what brings you here today?. Galerie Lecq, Rotterdam.
2018. Berghaim at r6013. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2018. Berghaim at Mengi. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2018. Too close to the ghost, Rotterdam Art and Radio.
2018. Phrases at project space at7, Amsterdam.
2018. Too close to the ghost at 4bid gallery, Amsterdam.
2017. The Shaker and Me at KABK, The Hague.
2017. Conversations by the fire at 1646, The Hague.
2016. Our crush on glossiness might be linked with our primitive desire for water. w/ Natasha Taylor and Helena Aðalsteinsdóttir. RAAR, Rotterdam Art and Radio.
2016. Lucky seat at Mengi, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2016. Lucky seat at LocatieZ, The Hague.

Residencies
2018. Research Academy 2018. Zurich University of the Arts, Zwitzerland.
2018. Artist-in-residence at WORM sound studio. Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
2017. Residency in Studio Egill Sæbjörnsson. Berlin, Germany.
2017. Laumulistasamsteypan. Hrísey, Iceland.

Events & initiatives
2018. Organizer and co-founder of Anomia – A night of moving images by artists. A screening event focused on screening artists films and video works. Anomia is hosted by project space at7. The first edition was in February 2018 and upcoming in January 2019.
2017 – present. Organizer and co-founder of project space at7 in Amsterdam.

Writings
2018 - present. Contributor to Icelandic art journal Art Zine
2018. Talað við Árna Má Erlingsson. Interview published in Icelandic art journal STARA.
2017. Skrunan sem varð að líkama. Contribution to Blái vasinn.
2017. Where's the rest of me? Self-published thesis.
2017. Hádegisfundur. Exhibition text.
2016. When Everyone is drunk it doesn't matter how it looks. Exhibition catalog.
2015. Kyrralíf / Still Life. Exhibition text and publication.

Collaborative, music & performance work
2018. Singer and performer in Christopher Kline's project O.K. - The Musical at 1646, The Hague.
2018. Instrumentalist, singer and performer in Ari Benjamin Meyer's project Kunsthalle for Music at Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
2017. Singer, rapper and performer in Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson's performance What am I doing with my life? at Kling&Bang, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2017. Instrumentalist, singer and performer in Ragnar Kjartansson's performance Take me here by the dishwasher at Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland.
2017. Instrumentalist and performer in Hrafnhildur Helgadóttir's performance Improvisation for painting at Marres Museum in Maastricht.
2013 – present. Member of Sagitaria Raga, an improvisational music group.
2012 – present. Member of Grísalappalísa, a rock band from Reykjavík, Iceland