Tinna Guðmundsdóttir

Tinna Guðmundsdóttir (b. in 1979 in the Westman Islands) is a cultural manager, producer and an artist. She currently works as the director of Skaftfell – Center for Visual Art located in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland.

Guðmundsdóttir graduated with a B.A. from multimedia department in the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2002 and subsequently completed a teacher’s diploma from the same school. In 2008 she finished her M.A. in Cultural Management from Bifröst University. Tinna worked as an office manager at the Reykjavik Academy from 2005-2008 and as the manager of the Living Art Museum from 2009-2011. She has also worked on several independent projects such as Lortur Biennale, Sequences Real-Time Art Festival in 2008 and as the editor of the publication The Living Art Museum 1978-2008, published in 2010.

Alongside working in Skaftfell, Guðmundsdóttir is currently producing a documentary entitled Blind Dog that will be released in 2016.

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