Karlotta Blöndal

Karlotta Blöndal is an artist based in Sweden and Reykjavik, Iceland. She is also an editor and publisher of Sjónauki Art Magazine. Blöndals work often reflects on the notion of language, text and image and the act of transcribing identity, information and history through artistic practice.


Solo exhibitions:
Transcription, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
This has happened, Gallery CirkulationsCentralen, Malmö
Inverted Perspective, Konstfrämjandet, Malmö, Sweden
Almanak, Museum of Skopje, Graphic Studio, Macedonia


Selected group exhibitions:
Hlass, Halastjarnan, Öxnadalur in Northern Iceland, http://www.hlass.blogspot.com
Nordic Drawings. The Nordic countries beginning with Skellefteå museum Sweden.
A History of One´s Own, La Galerie, Noisy-Le-Sec, France
ÅMX, Aarhus Museum and rum56, Aarhus Denmark
KargART videofestival, Istanbul
Anniversary, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
Vanefni, Klink og Bank, Reykjavík, Iceland
GO!, Gallery Liquidaci—n Total, Madrid
Wollenmaiden Hús, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Jakarta Video Art Festival, Ruangrupa, Jakarta
nifca aporna, Nifca, Helsinki, Finland
Nya Namn, Malmö Museum, Sweden
Artstedt & Kullgren, Östra Karup, Sweden
Bye Me, artSTORM, in 5 Nordic cities
P_a_u_s_e, Gwangju biennale, South-Korea
Stockholm Art Fair for Sourze Magazine, performance
A butterfly in Africa, Båstadsgatan 4, Malmö
Art on the rocks, performancefestival in the Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
Landscape/Paysage, bookproject and exhibition with Jimmie Durham, Maria Tereza Alves and Yrjo Hailo, Musee de Dessin, Gravelines, France
Grasrót 2000, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
7 Kunstellationer, art in public space, Copenhagen


Permanent installation:
Hallå! Hallå! A wall drawing at UMAS, Malmö Hospital, Sweden


2008- Board member of The Living Art Museum Reykjavik, www.nylo.is
2007- Publisher and editor of Sjónauki Arts Magazine, www.sjonauki.is
2003-7 Board member of CirkulationsCentralen studios and gallery, Malmö
2001-3 Board member of Signal Gallery, Malmö, Sweden, www.signal-galleri.org
1999 Board member of CirkulationsCentralen portable gallery, Malmö, Sweden
1998 Board member of Gallerí Fiskurinn, Reykjavík, Iceland


1998-2002 Malmö Art Academy, MFA
1996 Arnhem Art Academy, Holland
1993-1997 Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts


The residency is supported by Kulturkontakt Nord.