design hall of ASFA, 256 Peiraios st.
(αίθουσα γυμνού νυκτός)
20:00, Monday, June 8, 2015
Blasphemy is performance of the affective sphere, where utterances and action are juxtaposed in a meditative ritual. An act of silent exorcism of mundane and primary elements, that explores their potential of catharsis.
Bryndís Björnsdóttir (b. 1983) is an artist and critic. She works on socio-political research basis by means of interventions, performances and publications. Bryndís holds a BA degree both in Art Theory from the University of Iceland and Fine Arts from The Iceland Academy of the Arts. She is currently enrolled in Raumstrategien at Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin. Bryndís co-managed an artist bookstore, publishing house and project space in Iceland called Útúrdúr 2009-2014. She has since 2010 been involved with a research project at the former NATO base on Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland focusing on how histories of cold war, militarized landscapes, social crisis and concepts such as ‘ecology’, ‘creative labour,’ and ‘alternative economies’ unfold.