FFWD : Artists’ Moving Image from Scotland
Minsheng Museum of Art, China and
Cooper Gallery Dundee
2018 and 2016
curated by Sophia Hao
catalogue text by Alexander Hetherington
Elin Jakobsdottir is an Icelandic artist who lives and works in Berlin and Glasgow. She undertook her BA and MFA in Fine Art at Glasgow School of Art and also studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Recent solo shows include : Looping Lexicon at Krome Gallery Luxembourg, Eyes Cast at Leeds Art Gallery and Hinges Between Days at Temporere Galerie Cologne and Stills Edinburgh. Recent group shows include : Fiction Dacha Folly at Art Cologne 2014, The Drawing Biennale at The Drawing Room London ( London2013 & 2015 ), Drifting at the house of World Cultures Berlin and frames at CCA Glasgow. Her Super8 and 16mm film works have been commissioned by The Louvre Museum Paris, Stills, Edinburgh and Leeds Art Gallery. In April 2016 she received a Pollock Crasser Foundation grant.