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Karlotta Blöndal

Karlotta Blöndal is a contemporary artist born and living in Reykjavík, Iceland. She works in a variety of media, ranging from drawings, paintings, environmental installations and performances exploring notions of dimensionality, the connection between the material and the spiritual, the unique and the reproduced.

The piece Sign, especially created for Multis, is an object in the form of a pencil, made of ceramics, graphite and 24k gold, kept in a velvet box.

Artist website: www.karlottablondal.net

Short bio

Karlotta Blöndal lives and works in Reykjavík, Iceland. She received her MFA from Malmö Art Academy, Sweden in 2002 and BA from Icelandic College of Art and Crafts (Now the Iceland University of the Arts).

Blöndal has exhibited in various galleries and museums including: Reykjavik Art Museum; The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík; Galerie Noisy-le-Sec, Paris; Musee de Dessin, Graveline (in collaboration with Jimmie Durham and Maria Teresa Alves); i8 gallery, Reykjavik; Harbinger Project Space, Reykjavik; Rooseum, Malmö; Aarhus Museum, Denmark; Stavanger Kunsthall, Norway; Skellefteå Konsthall, Sweden; Ruangrupa, Jakarta; Skopje Museum, Macedonia; Gwangju Biennale; Skolska 28, Prague.

Residency programs include: Nifca Soumenlinna Helsinki; Skopje Art Museum Macedonia; HIAP Helsinki; Skaftfell Culture Center for Visual Art; Townhouse Gallery Cairo and Banff Arts Centre Canada.

Sign is a piece in a form of a pencil, made of ceramics, graphite and 24k gold, kept in a velvet box. The piece refers to the writing and the signature as a drawing, the signing of contracts and commitments made with our signature mark.

Teikn er blýantur úr steinleir, með blýantsteikningu, húðaður 24k gulli, í flauelsboxi. Verkið vísar í handskriftina, til samþykkta og sáttmála sem gerðir eru með þeirri teikningu sem undirskriftin er.

Year: 2019
Size: H: 3 B: 6 L: 25 cm
Material: Clay, 24k gold, graphite and velvet
Production: Studio Karlotta Blöndal
Limited Edition of 15 plus 2 AP