Bergur Anderson

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

Education
2015 — 2017   MA Master Artistic Research course at Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands
2014 — 2015   First year BA Philosophy, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland
2008 — 2011   BA Fine Arts, Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjav√≠k, Iceland

Solo & collaborative exhibitions
2021   Ten of Moods — with Ásgerður Birna Björnsdóttir, The Pole, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2019   Kloppen AUB, Bel is Kapot — with Ash Kilmartin, PuntWG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019   The one and only body of The Hum and Lego Flamb, Harbinger, Reykjavík, Iceland
2015   Acquiantances, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

Performances
2021   (upcoming) Night Time Transmissions, Live Transmission Release performance, Peach, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2020   Poem canon #1 and #2 Two polyphonic pieces for 3-4 singers — with Katrina Niebergal, Vera Mennens and Linus Bonduelle, Oratory Services project at Rib, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2020   Night Time Transmissions, Susan Bites, The Hague, The Netherlands
2020   Can you hear The Hum tonight?, Kaunas Artists House, Lithuania
2019   Carving my visions, choir piece for exhibition Kloppen AUB, bel is kapot — with Gunnar Gunnsteinsson, Sigrún Gyða Sveinsdóttir and Ash Kilmartin, PuntWG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019   Stonecarver's dilemma — with Ash Kilmartin, Piet Zwart, Rotterdam, Mengi, Reykjavík and PuntWG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019   Can you hear the Hum tonight? — with Albert Finnbogason, Harbinger, Reykjavík
2019   Berghaim, Herman, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2018   Berghaim featuring band Albert Finnbogason, Ásthildur Ákadóttir and Wesley Anderson, Iceland Airwaves Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland
2018   Phrases, polyphonic earworm performance with Gunnar Gunnsteinsson, Sarah Hamadeh, Alex Iezzi and Cristiana Vignatelli, project space at7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Selected group exhibitions
2020   Recovery, curated by Irruptive Chora, Chalton Gallery, London, UK
2019   I need a rhythm, project space at7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2018   To that special someone, project space at7, Amsterdam
2017   Hamur/Ham & the Clusterfog gig, Harbinger, Reykjavík, Iceland
2017   Relay, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands
2017   The Ongoing Conversation #4, 1646, The Hague, The Netherlands
2016   Þá það. Harbinger, Reykjavík, Iceland
2016   An infinite game of chance LocatieZ, The Hague, The Netherlands
2016   When everyone is drunk it doesn't matter how it looks, Royal Gallery of Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, The Netherlands

Publications
2021                 (upcoming) Night Time Transmissions, vinyl released with Futura Resistenza
2021                 (upcoming) — with Victor Santamarina, vinyl released with Futura Resistenza
2021                 Greenness, a contribution to Of womxn and other weeds, publication by Liza Prins and Layla Durrani, Art Rotterdam 2021, The Netherlands
2019 — 2020   Monthly research mix Motto's journey broadcasted on Palanga Street Radio
2020                 Singing Club of Rotterdam - Singing Club of Rotterdam & Audience at Antenne, cassette released by Antenne
2020                 The Jeopardy by The Laumi Hat Collective, exhibition for radio broadcasted on Palanga Street Radio
2020                 Operating Manual for Floating in Space — with Mylan Hoezen, vinyl released by Futura Resistenza
2019                 Stonecarver's dilemma (a shortcut) — with Ash Kilmartin, cassette released by Antenne

Residencies
2021                 (upcoming) 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, The Netherlands
2017                 Studio Egill Sæbjörnsson, Berlin, Germany
2017                 Laumulistasamsteypan, Hrísey, Iceland

Initiatives, collaborations and participations:
2018 — present   co-founder of Singing Club of Rotterdam
2017 — present   co-founder of artist initiative project space at7
2020                     Language of Sound — with Sigrún Gyða Sveinsdóttir, Sandberg Insitute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2020                     Working potatoes, singer in performative dinner event by Vibe Overgaard and Emilia Bergmark — performed with Merve Kilicer, Dagmar Bosma og Nadia van Essen at Hotel Maria Kapel,                              Hoorn, The Netherlands
2019                     Operating manual for floating in space, musical direction and performer in Mylan Hoezen's performance project, Roodkapje, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2018                     O.K. — The Musical, singer in Chris Kline's performance. 1646, The Hague, The Netherlands
2018                     Kunsthalle for music, instrumentalist and singer in Ari Benjamin Meyers' performance, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2017                     What am I doing with my life? Singer and rapper in Styrmir Örn Guðmundson's performance. Kling&Bang, Reykjavík, Iceland
2017                     Take me here by the dishwasher guitarist and singer in Ragnar Kjartansson's performance. Listasafn Reykjavíkur, Hafnarhús, Reykjavík, Iceland
2017                     Improvisation for painting, instrumentalist in Hrafnhildur Helgadóttir’'s performance, Marress, Maastricht, The Netherlands