Nína Hjálmarsdóttir, Emerge 2020 Flagship

Nína Hjálmarsdóttir, 2020

Nína Hjálmarsdóttir (she/they) is a performance artist, writer & producer. Her art collective, Sálufélagar, has produced four performances for the stage. She makes and writes about performances of image and identity, often focusing on the Nordic image and Nordic whiteness. She holds an M.A. in Performance Studies from NYU Tisch. Her most recent performance staged the Icelandic image and how one is excluded from that image. She has produced for different festivals and groups, facilitated workshops on national identity, created a personal podcast for the National Radio on love and relationships, and worked as a performance art critic for a major newspaper. Additionally she has taught at the Iceland University of the Arts.

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