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‘Monument for Blue’

The exhibition ‘Monument for Blue’ in Catalyst Arts, Project Space is the first collaboration between the Icelandic artists Eva Ísleifsdóttir and Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir aka Cherish the Moment . The artists have been researching and looking at repetition and recollection of certain moments in history that has shaped the story of the color Blue.The research has resulted in the installation Monument for Blue that will be open for preview on Thursday 6th September. Cherish the Moment is supported by the Association of the Icelandic Visual Artists, Center of Icelandic Art Center and the Icelandic Visual Art Copyright Association.

Eva Ísleifsdóttir

b.1982 in Reykjavík Iceland

Currently living and working in Iceland and Scotland

Eva Isleifsdottir was born in 1982, Reykjavik Iceland. She studied at the Art Academy of Iceland where she graduated with Bachlor Degree in Fine Art in 2008. In 2010 she graduated with a MFA degree in Sculpture from Edinburgh College of Art. Since 2008 Eva has exhibited her work internationally and co-created artist projects and residencies. Eva´s recent group exhibition are Endemis Ósýn Gerðar Museum in Iceland, The Ugly clean up at the Embassy Gallery in Edinburgh Scotland 2011, The Return of the Losers at the Kalmar Art Museum in Sweden 2010, Following people and drinking milk at the Art Museum in Hafnarfjörður Iceland 2010.

Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir

b. 1985 in Reykjavík, Iceland, lives in Glasgow, Scotland.

Þorgerður graduated with a BA-degree in Fine Arts from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2009. She has exhibited her work in various places in Iceland and internationally as well as establishing projects and exhibition spaces. Her most recent solo- and group exhibitions include Happy Endings, salur Myndlistarfélagsins, Akureyri, Without Destination, Reykjavik Art Museum, The End of it All, Joshua Baskin Gallery, Glasgow. Somewhere Along Those Lines in Reykjanes Art Museum and My Friend the Foreigner The Old Ambulance Depot, Edinburgh.

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