Dodda Maggý
Born 1981 in Iceland
Lives and works in Reykjavík, Iceland
contact@doddamaggy.info

education
2013-16 The Iceland Academy of the Arts, Bachelor of Music Composition, Reykjavík, Iceland
2010 SoundImageCulture, Master Class in Documentary Film, Brussels, Belgium
2007-09 Nordic Sound Art, two year MFA level study program in Sound Art at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Malmö Art Academy, Oslo National College of the Arts, Trondheim Academy of Fine Art
2006-09 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001-04 The Iceland Academy of the Arts, Bachelor of Fine Art, Reykjavík, Iceland

selected solo exhibitions
2017 AROS FOCUS//NEW NORDIC: The Sound and Video Works of Dodda Maggý,
curated by Lise Pennington, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Denmark
2017 Variations, BERG Contemporary, Reykjavík, Iceland
2017 Winterlights Festival 2017, Kópavogur Church, Iceland (three-projection, outdoor video installation)
2016 Coil, Mengi, Reykjavík, Iceland
2015 Doríon with Katla Women’s Choir, curated by Kristín Dagmar Jóhannesdóttir as a part of Illumination, Kópavogur Church, Iceland (performance)
2014 Madeleine, 700IS Artist of the Month, curated by Kristín Scheving, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland
2014 Video/Music, Mengi, Reykjavík, Iceland (performance)
2013 ÆSA, Menningarhúsið Skúrinn, curated by Finnur Arnar, Seltjarnarnes, Iceland
2010 Lucy : D15, curated by Yean Fee Quay, Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland
2010 Vision, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, West Midlands, England
2008 Exhibition no. 40 ‘International video screening 2008’, ET4U, Bøvlingbjerg, Denmark
2007 Late Midlight Early Aftermoon, i8 Gallery under the stairs, Reykjavík, Iceland
2006 Video/Music, Vane Gallery, Newcastle, England
2005 Verk 19, Vesturveggurinn, Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

selected group exhibitions, performances, screenings & art fairs
2019 Oh, So Quiet! Music as we look at it: Art and Cinema, Gerðarsafn – Kópavogur Art Museum, Iceland (group)
2018 Urban Legends: Northern Lights Festival, Hull, England
2018 100-året for Islands suverænitet, Copenhagen Opera House, Denmark
2018 Oh, So Quiet! Music as we look at it: Art and Cinema, Verksmiðjan á Hjalteyri, Iceland (group)
2018 Media Art Festival 2018, MAXXI – The National Museum of Contemporary Art and Architecture in Rome, Italy (video festival)
2018 Dark Music Days, Loom, (Video by Dodda Maggý / Music by María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir) for Nordic Affect, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland (live performance)
2017 Fact of the Matter – Draft of Contemporary Art History in Iceland [1.0], Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland (group)
2017 2nd Addis Video Art Festival, Various places, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (video festival)
2017 UNTITLED Miami Beach 2017, represented by BERG Contemporary, Miami, USA (art fair)
2017 Iceland Airwaves – Music Tech Day, Bíó Paradís, Reykjavík, Iceland
2017 Vicennial, Vane Contemporary Art, Newcastle, England (group)
2017 Bout: Video Works from the Collection, Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland (group)
2017 Ekkert Jarm, curated by Finnur Arnar, Kleifar, Blönduósbær, Iceland (group)
2017 Chart Art Fair, represented by BERG Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark (art fair)
2017 CPH Art Week, VEGA, Copenhagen, Denmark (group on opening night)
2017 Loom, LA Phil’s Reykjavík Festival, (Video by Dodda Maggý / Music by María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir) for Nordic Affect, Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A., USA (live performance)
2017 Loom, (Video by Dodda Maggý / Music by María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir) for Nordic Affect, National Sawdust, New York, USA (live performance)
2017 Loom, TRANSIT Festival voor nieuwe muziek, (Video by Dodda Maggý / Music by María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir) for Nordic Affect, Leuven, Belgium (live performance)
2016 Future Memory, curated by Inga Þórey Jóhannsdóttir, Reykjanes Art Museum, Iceland (group)
2016 20th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic (film festival)
2016 Raflost, Icelandic Festival of Electronic Arts, Mengi, Reykjavík, Iceland (screening)
2015 Nordic Music Days – Nordic Sound Art, curated by Rune Søchting and Mads Kullberg, Kongernes Lapidarium, Copenhagen, Denmark (group)
2015 Ten, Vane Gallery, Newcastle, England (group)
2015 Reykjavík Stories, Quartair, Den Haag, Holland (group)
2015 Illumination, curated by Kristín Dagmar Jóhannesdóttir, Gerðarsafn – Kópavogur Art Museum, Iceland (group)
2015 Line Fault, curated by Borghildur Tumadóttir & Freyja Eilíf Logadóttir, OffVenue Sequences Real Time Art Festival, Ekkisens, Reykjavík, Iceland (group)
2015 Kvennaveldið: Konur og kynvitund, curated by Aðalsteinn Ingólfsson, Reykjanes Art Museum, Iceland (group)
2015 Remembering – A Glimpse of a Memory, curated by Kristín Scheving, Nordisk Panorama, Bookstore of Malmö Konsthall, Sweden (screening)
2015 Turtle Salon in the Project Rooms, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden (screening)
2015 Oodaaq Festival, curated by Kristín Scheving, Rennes, France (videoart festival)
2014 Pushing Reality, curated by Nina Grundemark, Mdf Berlin, Grundemark Nilsson Gallery, Berlin, Germany (group)
2014 At Twilight, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland (group)
2014 Cadence of Line and Color, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland (group)
2014 Between Fact and Fiction, Vane Contemporary Art, Newcastle, England (group)
2014 London Art Fair, represented by Vane Contemporary Art, London, England (art fair)
2014 Salon, curated by Marie-Louise Andersson, Bakkehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark (performance night)
2014 Turtle Salon in the Forest, curated by Malin Ståhl, Sällbacken, Duved, Jämtland, Sweden (outdoor screening)
2014 Raflost, Icelandic Festival of Electronic Arts, Reykjavík, Iceland (screening/performance)
2014 Papay Gyro Nights 2014, curated by Kristín Scheving, Hong Kong (group)
2014 Papay Gyro Nights 2014, Papay Arts Centre, curated by Kristín Scheving, Orkney, Scotland (group)
2014 Oslo Screen Festival, selection curated by Kristín Scheving, Cinemateket (Film&Video Festival)
2014 Nordic Outbreak (selection), Umeå, Sweden (group)
2013 Nordic Outbreak (selection) at Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland (group)
2013 Nordic Outbreak (selection) at Screen City Festival, Stavanger, Norway (group)
2013 Nordic Outbreak (selection) with The Trinity Session in the Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg, South Africa (group)
2013 Nordic Outbreak (selection) at ISEA2013, Sydney, Australia (group)
2013 Nordic Outbreak, Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, USA (screening)
2013 Nordic Outbreak, produced by Streaming Museum curated by Nina Colosi and Tanya Toft, Icelandic selection by Birta Gudjonsdottir, Scandinavia House, New York, USA (group)
2013 Luminous Language, curated by Vane Contemporary Art, Launch F18 Gallery, New York, USA (group)
2013 Papay Gyro Nights 2013, with 700IS Reindeerland, Hong Kong (screening)
2013 Papay Gyro Nights 2013, with 700IS Reindeerland, Papay Arts Centre, Orkney, Scotland (screening)
2013 700IS Reindeerland curated by Kristin Scheving with Instant Video, 50 Years of Video Art,  Marseille, France (screening)
2013 700IS Reindeerland curated by Kristin Scheving, Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland (screening)
2012 Horizonic: Unfolding Space through Sound Art, Les Boréales Festival, Caen, France (group)
2012 Horizonic: Unfolding Space through Sound Art, Ystads Konstmuseum, Sweden (group)
2012 Horizonic: Unfolding Space through Sound Art, LÁ Art Museum, Hveragerdi, Iceland (group)
2012 Festisvall 3.5, Artíma Gallerí, Reykjavík, Iceland (group)
2012 Belgrade Art Fair, with NOVA, Serbia (screening)
2012 Festival Miden 2012, with NOVA, Kalamata’s Historic Centre, Greece (screening)
2012 Papay Gyro Nights 2012, with NOVA & Papay Arts Centre, Bergen Kjøtt, Norway (screening)
2012 Papay Gyro Nights 2012, with NOVA & Papay Arts Centre, Hong Kong (screen
2012 Festisvall, Bíó Paradís, Reykjavík, Iceland (screening)
2012 AAVE Festival, Cultural Centre Malmitalo, Helsinki, Finland (screening)
2012 Super Nova, with NOVA, Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, Germany (screening)
2012 Museum Night, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland (screening)
2012 Papay Gyro Nights 2012, with NOVA, Papay Arts Centre, Orkney, Scotland (screening)
2011 Wit, Fear and Sarcasm, curated by Vane Gallery, FAS Contemporary Art, London, England (group)
2011 Sound Fields, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland (group)
2011 Endemis óhljóð, curated by Endemi, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland (screening/group)
2011 RiseAndShine, with NOVA, Formverk, Eskiltuna, Sweden (screening)
2011 Reykjavik Dance Festival 2011, Reykjavik, Iceland (screening)
2011 The Confected Video Archive of Kling & Bang, presented by Kling & Bang at Dorothea Schlueter Gallery, Hamburg (screening)
2010 Remote Viewing Part 2, curated by Paul Young, The Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, USA (group)
2010 Icelandic Artists on Film, Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium, Yale University, New York, USA (screening)
2009 Rotate, curated by Vane directors Paul Stone and Christopher Yeats, Contemporary Art Society, London, England (group)
2009 Exit, GL Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark (group)
2009 Soundings, Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde, Denmark (group)
2009 Video Art in Public Spaces, Dalarna, Gävle and Uppsala, arranged by Kultur i länet, Sweden (group)
2009 No Soul For Sale – A Festival Of Independents, presented by Kling & Bang, X Initiative, New York, USA (art fair)
2008 Birnam Art Trail CVACV collection, PVAF, curated by Klavs Weiss, Perthshire, Scotland (group)
2008 Brewer J.C. Jacobsen’s Portrait Award, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland (group)
2008 Fake magazine, MUSAC (Museum of Contemporary Art Castilla y León), Frieze Art Fair, London, England
2008 Wundergrund 2008, Mezzanin Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark (screening)
2008 Trondheim Matchmaking, Dokkhuset, Trondheim, Norway (screening)
2007 On the Edge, curated by Leonhard Emmerling, The New Zealand Film Archive, Auckland, New Zealand (screening)
2007 Feminism Now?!, Babel / Galleri Blunk, Trondheim, Norway (group)
2007 Brewer J.C. Jacobsen’s Portrait Award, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland (group)
2007 Brewer J.C. Jacobsen’s Portrait Award, The Museum of National History Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark (group)
2007 El Grillo, Skaftfell, Seydisfjordur, Iceland (group)
2007 LARM Nordic Sound Art, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden (screening)
2007 Trondheim Matchmaking, Blæst, Trondheim, Norway (screening)
2007 Vane Shorts 1, Vane Gallery, Newcastle, England (screening)
2007 700IS Reindeerland, ASU, Arizona, USA (screening)
2007 700IS Reindeerland, MMU, Alsager Arts Centre, Manchester, England (screening)
2007 700IS Reindeerland, Fljotdalsherad, Iceland (screening)
2007 Hit the North, NOASS, Riga, Latvia (screening)
2007 FilmVideoKonstfestivalen, Ihersalen, Uppsala, Sweden (screening)
2007 Video killed the Painting Star, CCA: The Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland (screening)
2007 Film in the Park, Wik Sculpture Park, Sweden (screening)
2007 Nördik Impakt, Caen, France (screening)
2007 VideoVaka II, Gallerí Box, Akureyri, Iceland (screening) (group)
2007 Cologne LISTE, represented by Vane Gallery, Cologne, Germany (art fair)
2007 Cirka Puerto Rico, represented by Vane Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico (art fair)
2006 Aus Dem Norden, Spiegel/Lothringer 13, Munchen, Germany (group)
2006 John skies or Sally swims, curated by Hjørdis Kurås and Linn Ulvin, Bergen Kunsthall Landmark, Norway (group)
2006 John skies or Sally swims, curated by Hjørdis Kurås and Linn Ulvin, UKS, Oslo, Norway (group)
2006 Project Patterson, Sudsudvestur, Keflavík, Iceland (group)
2006 Verk, Forsbacka Factory, Forsbacka, Sweden (group)
2006 Sequences Real Time Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland (group)
2006 Victoria Film festival, Victoria, Canada (screening)
2006 Fun in the Midnight Sun : New Norwegian Video, Videotage RecRoom, Hong Kong (screening)
2006 Programme Video (Hit the North), Nördik Impact 8, Caen, France (screening)
2006 Hit the North by FilmForm, Cinemateket, Stockholm, Sweden (screening)
2006 Fin de semana islandes en el Raval, KBB Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (screening)
2006 Bridge Art Fair, represented by Vane, Miami, USA (art fair)
2006 Berliner Liste, curated by Tor Jørgen van Eijk, Berlin, Germany (art fair)
2006 NOVA Art Fair Chicago, video screening courtesy of Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, Chicago, USA (art fair)
2005 RUSH, Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, Chicago, USA (group)
2005 Grassroot 6, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (group)
2005 Augnablik, Brick-5 Gallery, Vienna, Austria (group)
2005 Scope Art Fair Miami, represented by Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, Miami, USA (art fair)
2005 NOVA Art Fair Chicago, represented by New Context Gallery, Chicago, USA (art fair)
2005 Scope Art Fair New York, curated by Tor Jørgen van Eijk, New York, USA (art fair)
2004 Video 2004; Videokunst fra Norden og Balticum, Bergen Kunsthall Landmark, Norway (screening)
2004 Program, PUBLIC, Paris, France (group)
2004 North and Down, The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland (group)
2004 Cuts from Reykjavík at Frisör BEIGE, Berlin, Germany (group)
2004 A.N.T.I.R.U.S.T, produced by Serge Comte, Reykjavík, Iceland (CD)
2004 Graduation Exhibition from The Icelandic Academy of the Arts, Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland (group)

other projects
2017 Guest teacher at The Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland
2017 Guest teacher at Reykjavik School of Visual Art, Reykjavik, Iceland
2016 Guest teacher at Reykjavik School of Visual Art, Reykjavik, Iceland
2015 Guest teacher at Reykjavik School of Visual Art, Reykjavik, Iceland
2015 Guest teacher at The Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland
2014 Guest teacher at Reykjavik School of Visual Art, Reykjavik, Iceland
2013 Guest lecturer at The Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland
2013 Guest teacher at Reykjavik School of Visual Art, Reykjavik, Iceland
2013 Director and editor for Lady Boy Records release party in Volta, Reykjavik, Iceland
2013 Director, editor, camera for Beast: Man Is An Animal in Iðnó, Reykjavik, Iceland
2012 Guest lecturer at The Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland
2012 Guest teacher at Reykjavik School of Visual Art, Reykjavik, Iceland
2010 Editor and camera for FESTIVAL NO AR COQUETEL MOLOTOV 2010, Recife, Brazil
2009 Editor of the video documentation from the exhibition “Cold facts about hot ice cap” 2005 by Anna Líndal
2009 Editor of the video documentation from the exhibition “Cold Facts/Hot Enchantment” 2009 by Anna Líndal
2009 Editor for “Metaphysics & Sciences” and “Donna Kossy & the Kooks Museum” by Joseph Marzolla
2007 Editor and Art Director for shortfilm “Ketill” 2008 directed by Joseph Marzolla & Tomas Lemarquis
2006 Guest teacher at The Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland
2005 Video as a part of scenography for the dance theatre piece “Open Source” by Helena Jónsdóttir performed by the Icelandic Dance Company in The City Theatre, Reykjavik
2004 Video sequence for the short film “Zimmer” by Helena Jónsdóttir
2004 Co-Director of commercial for the anniversary of Kvennahlaupid ’04 (Women’s Run) Saga Film

grants
2017 Young Talent Award, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Denmark
2016 Artist grant, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education
2015 Artist grant, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education
2014 Travel Grant, The Icelandic Art Center, Iceland
2014 Project Grant, Myndlistarsjóður, Iceland
2014 Travel Grant, Myndstef, Iceland
2013 Project Grant, Myndstef, Iceland
2012 Residency at Kjarvalsstofa, Cité Internationales des Arts, Paris
2012 Artist grant, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education
2010 Artist grant, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education
2006 Grant, Gudmundu Andresdottur Art foundation, The Icelandic National Museum
2006 Grant, Foundation in Memory of Margret Björgolfsdottir
2005 Grant, Dungal Art foundation
2005 Residency at NKD; Nordic Artist’s Centre in Dale, Norway

collections
ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Denmark
National Gallery of Iceland
Reykjavík Art Museum
Dungal Art Foundation