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Sólveig Guðmundsdóttir

Telefon: +43 1 71133 2761

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2014 PhD candidate, University of Münster, Germany. Member of the Graduate School ‘Practices of Literature’. Title: “Subversive Esotericism and Aesthetic Radicalism. The Myths and Rituals of Viennese Actionism.” Thesis submitted on 11.05.2021
  • Since 2020 Working with a project group on the translation and publication of international avant-garde manifestos. Funded by the University of Iceland Research Fund.
  • Since 2018 Member of Kunstverein Format (*.strk).
  • 2016–18 PhD Research Stay at the University of Vienna.
  • 2016 smartNETWORK Grant for international Research Stay.
  • 2016–18 Villigst Scholarship, Germany.
  • 2015–16 Lecturer in German Studies at the WWU Münster.
  • 2015–16 DAAD Research Grant.
  • 2012–13 Erasmus Exchange at Humboldt University, Berlin. Winter- and summer semester.
  • 2011–13 M.A. in Literary Studies at the University of Iceland.
  • 2011 Teaching assistant in Literary Studies at the University of Iceland.
  • 2007–11 B.A. in Literary Studies at the University of Iceland.

Publikationen (Auswahl)

  • “Gestating Bodies. Performing Masculinity in Viennese Actionism”. To be published in the peer-reviewed journal Correspondences, a special issue on ‘Masculinities, Sexualities and Esotericism’. Forthcoming
  • “Ósiðlegir gjörningar og róttækar launhelgar. Um klám, sataníska tilbeiðslu og lífhyggju í Abreaktionsspiel Hermanns Nitsch” (Indecent Performances and Radical Mysteries. On Pornography, Satanic Worship and Vitalism in Hermann Nitsch’s Abreaktionsspiel). Published in Ritið. An Icelandic peer-reviewed journal devoted to the humanities. 2017

Konferenzen & Vorträge (Auswahl)

  • Encountering the Nonhuman. Narrating Techno-Hybrids between Otherness and the Utopian at CIVA festival. Vienna, Austria. 2021
  • Divine Madness. Reality and Consciousness in Günter Brus’ Zerreißprobe at the 7. ESSWE Conference, “Western Esotericism and Consciousness. Visions, Voices, Altered States”. Amsterdam, Holland. 2019
  • Transgressing Boundaries. Aspects of Reality in Otto Muehl’s Oeuvre at the 6. EAM Congress, “Realism(s) of the Avant-Garde and Modernism”. Münster, Germany. 2018
  • Bitchcraft. The Occult in Feminist Pornography at the 6. ESSWE Conference, “Western Esotericism and Deviance”. Erfurt, Germany. 2017
  • Manifesting the body. The Vienna Actionist Project Die Blutorgel at the 5. EAM Congress, “Quest and Investigation”. Rennes, France. 2016

Veranstaltungen (Auswahl)

  • Organized exhibitions and events at Format (*.strk) in Vienna. 2019–2021
  • Co-Curated the exhibition “Prismatic Devices” as a part of The Wrong biennale. Shown at Format (*.strk) in Vienna. 2019
  • On the organisation committee for the symposium “Dissidence and Subculture” at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík. 2014