Bergur Anderson

b. 1988 in Reykjavík
Lives and works in Rotterdam

Education
2015 — 2017   MA Master Artistic Research course at Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
2008 — 2011   BA Fine Arts, Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavík

Solo & duo exhibitions
2022   Collected Earworms, Kling & Bang, Reykjavík
2021   Ten of Moods — with Á. Birna Björnsdóttir, The Pole, Rotterdam
2019   The one and only body of The Hum and Lego Flamb, Harbinger, Reykjavík
2015   Hittingar (Acquaintances), Sundlaugargarður, Seyðisfjörður

Selected group exhibitions
2023   Dreams, an other world, Rotterdam
2020   Recovery, curated by Irruptive Chora, Chalton Gallery, London
2019   I need a rhythm, project space at7, Amsterdam
2018   To that special someone, project space at7, Amsterdam
2017   Hamur/Ham & the Clusterfog gig, Harbinger, Reykjavík
2017   Relay, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
2017   The Ongoing Conversation #4, 1646, The Hague
2016   Þá það, Harbinger, Reykjavík

Performances
2023     Duo performance with Diana Duta, Grand Hospice, Brussels
2023     Duo performance with Diana Duta, Au Kalme, Brussels. Organized by KRAAK and Futura Resistenza
2023     Live at Vrooom #94, Klooster Oude Noorden, Rotterdam
2022     Live at De Nor, Antwerp
2021     Night Time Transmissions — album release performance with band and choir, Roodkapje, Rotterdam
2021     Night Time Transmissions — album release performance with band and choir, Peach, Rotterdam
2021     Wyrtig, weedy house: Greenness — vocal workshop and performance for a project by Liza Prins and Layla Durrani, Art Rotterdam
2021     Live at a night organized by Jambes, Brussels
2020     Poem canon #1 and #2 — two polyphonic works, part of Rib's Oratory Services, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2020     Can you hear The Hum tonight?, Kaunas Artists House, Kaunas
2019     Can you hear the Hum tonight?, Harbinger, Reykjavík
2018     Sooooooo what brings you here today?, Kiosk, Rotterdam
2017     Conversations by the fire, 1646, The Hague

Sound & publications
2024                 (upcoming) Unisong, vinyl record released on Futura Resistenza, edition of 200
2022                 Around the Songster's Commune, cassette and riso-printed booklet, released on Futura Resistenza, edition of 100
2022                 Uu-ee-uu / Noo-me, 7 inch lathe-cut vinyl record and riso-printed cover, edition of 5
2021                 Night Time Transmissions, vinyl record released on Futura Resistenza, edition of 150
2021                 Poems — with Katrina Niebergal, self-published artist book, edition of 30, 110 pages

Sound work presentations, contributions & broadcasts
2024                 (upcoming) come, Memory: fieldwork live presentation at WORM, Rotterdam. Organized by WORM, Art Rotterdam and IFFR
2023                 Around the Songster's Commune broadcasted on Radiophrenia, a temporary art radio station broadcasting intermittently from the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
2023                 Night Time Healer performs "Evening Healing Time" presented during The World Disintegrates Around Me, a Rotterdam port walk event co-organized by Shimmer and Cookies, Rotterdam
2021                 Fathertongue live radio performance on Palanga Street Radio, Vilnius
2021                 Greenness — contributed to Of womxn and other weeds, a publication by Liza Prins and Layla Durrani
2020                 The Jeopardy by The Laumi Hat Collective — sound work contribution for radio-exhibition broadcasted on Palanga Street Radio
2019 — 2020   Monthly research mix Motto's journey broadcasted on Palanga Street Radio, independent community radio based in Vilnius
2019                 Berghaim - Songs from the young Earth, broadcasted on Dr. Klangendum, Concertzender radio, Utrecht

Initiatives, writing & teaching experience
2024 —                Co-programmer of Futura Resistenza concert series, at Roodkapje, Rotterdam
2023 —                Co-manager of Vibrato, a sound studio in Charlois, Rotterdam — with Maziar Afrassiabi and Rib
2023                     Vocalizing weaving patterns workshop with Liza Prins, and artist talk, for Artistic Research Knitting Club, UvA, Amsterdam
2023                     Guest workshop on collective songwriting, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam
2022                     Guest artist talk and tutor, workshop on group vocalization, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
2021                     Guest artist talk and studio visits with students of S:t Sigfrids Folkhögskola, Vaxsjö, Sweden
2019 — 2021       co-founding member and facilitator of Singing Club of Rotterdam
2017 — 2021       co-founding member and organizer of artist initiative project space at7
2020                     Language of Sound — sound-based workshop with Sigrún Gyða Sveinsdóttir, Sandberg Insitute, Amsterdam
2018 — 2019       Writing for Stara, magazine of The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists
2018 — 2019       Writing for online art journal artzine.is

Residencies
2022                 WORM sound studio — with Katrina Niebergal, Rotterdam
2022                 Jambes, Brussels
2021                 Verpejos — with Katrina Niebergal, Lithuania
2020                 Hotel Maria Kapel — with project space at7, Hoorn, The Netherlands
2019 — 2020   Nida art colony, Lithuania
2018                 Research Academy 2018, Zurich University of the Arts, Zwitzerland
2018                 WORM sound studio, Rotterdam
2017                 Laumulistasamsteypan, Hrísey, Iceland