Saemundur Thor Helgason 
Curriculum vitae


Contact:

email: saemundurthor@gmail.com
website: https://saemundurthorhelgason.com/
UK +44 07424653466
IS +354 7760131


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Fellowship of Citizens, arebyte gallery, London, United Kingdom
2016 ÁVÖXTUN % | Rate of return, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
2015 Vitrines for sale, Cosmos Carl, online
2014 Meta-Object, Art Click Daily, online
2013 Inform, Kunstschlager, Reykjavik, Iceland


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 This site is under revolution, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA), Russia (Cosmos Carl).
2018 A guiding dog for blind dog, Centre for Contemporary Art FUTURA, Prague, Czech Republic.
2018 Silicon Dreams with HARD-CORE at Harbinger, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2017 Infinite Diegesis by Andrew Sunderland, Gossamer Fog, London, United Kingdom.

2017 HereAfter: Outcome Project, SPACE Art + Technology, The white Building, London, UK.
2017 Cloud dating in the age of (un)controlled precipitation, vokai.io, Online.
2016 SuperFetish S/S, curated by Milia Xinbi, Goethe Institut, Beijing, China.
2016 Not in the Berlin Biennale, curated by Babak Radboy, 9th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany.
2016 Dissent as an iPhone App, arebyte gallery, London, United Kingdom.
2016 Don’t Dust, curated by Atlas Economy, Mélange, Köln, DE, with HARD-CORE.
2016 A Hat Trick or a Theory of the Plankton, Podium, Oslo, Norway.
2015 CO-WORKERS – Network as Artist. Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France.
2015 Strictly Digital, Alternativa Art Festival, Gdansk, Poland.
2015 Material Cryptographies, Tenderpixel, London, United Kingdom.
2015 #KOMASVO, ASI museum, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2015 Vanity Fair | Demo Mode, Project Native Informant, London, United Kingdom.
2015 Be_Hacker, Mini Kunst Festival, OT301, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2014 The Limited Collection, Curated by Rózsa Zita Farkas and Valentina Fois, (online).
2014 S7 - ekki á leið, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2014 Thank You, Jupiter Woods, London, United Kingdom.
2014 Is it art or is it just, Gallery BWA, Zielona Góra, Poland.
2014 The Meditative Relaxation Cycle, by Eloise Bonneviot, Arcadia_Missa, London, United Kingdom.
2013 Ikono: On Air Festival, satellite TV, IPTV and web stream.
2013 Logic if you want human if you like, Alpineum Produzentengalerie Luzern, Switzerland.
2013 Almost Surely Not What You Want, Boetzelaer|Nispen /Forward (online).
2013 Calculated Sustainability without decisions, Sjávarklasinn, Grandagarður 16, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland.
2013 Flamingos and Hedgehogs, Collectief Ondergrond, Oostenburg Middenstraat 150, Amsterdam.
2012 Kunstvlaai 2012: festival of independents, Sint Nicolaas Lyceum, Amsterdam.
2012 Gone to Croatan, Collectief Ondergrond, Vondelbunker, Vondelpark, Amsterdam.
2012 Žinkovy arts festival, Žinkovy, Czech Republic.
2012 Ultimate Harmony, Upominki, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
2012 Unfamiliar Parcours, Holland Festival / Frascati Theatre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2012 Just below the surface (degree show), Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2012 Hardcore: Ding-­Mon-­seek, Amstel 41, The Netherlands.
2011 Learning to sea, Retort Art Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2011 Fat Form, Kraaiennest, Bijlmer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2011 Effe kijken, Basis Buro, Tolstraat. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2011 Whatever forever #3, CEAC (Chinese European art center), Xiamen, China.
2010 Whatever Forever #2, Space for international contemporary art, Xiamen, China.
2010 Whatever Forever #1, Casual locations, Xiamen, China.
2010 Uncut ex­situ 2010, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2010 The sky touches the earth and the earth, CEAC, Xiamen, China.
2010 Watskeburd, Kaffistofa, Hverfisgata, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2010 Final reports, Old pump station, Den Helder, The Netherlands.
2010 Chinese whisper, Tolstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2010 Exploitation/Exaltation, Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai, India.
2009 Amstervik/Reykjadam, Lost Horse gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland.


EDUCATION

2013 ­- 2015 MFA fine art at Goldsmiths university, London, United Kingdom.
2008 -­ 2012 Fine art department (BA) at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam.
2007­ - 2008 Digital filmmaking at the SAE institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2017 HereAfter, SPACE Art + Technology, White Building, London, United Kingdom.
2016 FB Residency, online.
2015 Desktop Residency, online.
2014 Jupiter Woods, London, United Kingdom.
2012 Creating a context, Bologna, Italy.
2012 Swedish connection, Härnösand, Sweden.
2011 Gra Tu Delft, Collaboration with Technical University Delft, The Netherlands.
2010 Old pump station, Den Helder, The Netherlands.
2010 India Residency, Kovalam, Chennai (Madras), India.


WORKSHOPS / TALKS

2018 On how to resist: Public Digital Space, Lecture + panel with Cosmos Carl and Tzvetnik moderated by Barbara Cueto, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA), Moscow, Russia.
2017  Post-produced exhibitions - Hijacking quality stamps and other CV enhancements, Socratic Dialogue, Moderated by Miguel Harbers, SPACE Art & Technology, The White Building, London, UK.
2016 Technology’s promise to authenticate, HARD-CORE in conversation with Luke Dormehl (GB), Masha Mcconaghy (DE). Moderator: Jazmina Figueroa (US), Impakt Festival 2016, Theater Kikker, Utrecht, NL.
2016 TEXT2SPEECH: Proxy Politics As Withdrawal, ICA, London, UK, with HARD-CORE.
2013    Is it art or is it just #hard­core, (with HARD-CORE, Debora Delmar and Andrew Birk) Het Plafond NL.
2013 Hard­core: workshop for graduating students from Fine art, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, NL.


PROJECTS

2018 - ongoing  Fellowship of Citizens, an interest group lobbying for basic Income.
2014 - ongoing Cosmos Carl, online exhibition platform: http://cosmoscarl.co.uk/.
2011 - ongoing HARD-CORE, algorhythmic curating: http://the-hard-core.eu/.