Kristín Scheving (Reykjavik, 1973) is a visual artist, curator and the founder and director of 700IS Reindeerland Experimental Film and Video Festival in Iceland from 2005 – 2015. She is the founder and director of Vasulka Chamber, center of Electronic and digital Art, at the National Gallery of Iceland: a collaborative project with pioneers of video art Steina and Woody Vasulka. Scheving has curated, directed and produced many art events and exhibitions, including Independent People for Reykjavík Arts Festival in 2012 and other visual art projects for the Nordic House in Reykjavík. She studied fine arts in the École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg in France, and went on to study at the Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, where she completed a BA(Hons) in Visual Art followed by an MA in Media Arts in 2003. Kristin has worked internationally as a curator and a visual artist for over a decade. She currently lives and works in Reykjavik, Iceland.
20 April 2017