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   (Forthcoming) 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
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

Sound & publication
2022                 (Forthcoming) Around the Songster's Commune, cassette released on Futura Resistenza, edition of 100
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
2021                 Greenness — contribution to Of womxn and other weeds, publication by Liza Prins and Layla Durrani
2019 — 2020   Monthly research mix Motto's journey broadcasted on Palanga Street Radio
2020                 The Jeopardy by The Laumi Hat Collective — sound work contribution for radio-exhibition broadcasted on Palanga Street Radio
2019                 Berghaim - Songs from the young Earth, published by Dr. Klangendum on Concertzender radio

Performance
2022     Live set at De Nor, Antwerp
2021     Night Time Transmissions — album release performance with band and choir, at Peach and Roodkapje, Rotterdam
2021     Fathertongue live radio performance on Palanga Street Radio, Vilnius
2021     Wyrtig, weedy house: Greenness — vocal workshop and performance for a project by Liza Prins and Layla Durrani, Art Rotterdam
2021     Jambes concert, 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
2018     Berghaim — featuring band, Iceland Airwaves Festival, Reykjavík
2017     Conversations by the fire, 1646, The Hague

Initiatives, writing & teaching experience
2021                     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                 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, The Netherlands
2017                 Laumulistasamsteypan, Hrísey, Iceland