Eva Ísleifs (b. 1982) studied at the Art Academy of Iceland from which she graduated with a BA in Fine Arts. In 2010 she graduated with Masters in Sculpture from the Edinburgh College of Art and currently lives and works in Iceland. Recent exhibitions and projects include Virtual Materiality (2013), The Antifestival in Kuopio Finland (2013), Sequences Art Festival in Reykjavik Iceland (2013), KREMT at Galleri Impuls in Bergen Norway (2012). Since 2013 Eva has been working as the collection manager and committee member at the Living Art Museum in Reykjavik.
It´s the media not you is a collaborative performance art research residency which uses performance art as artistic medium, as well as the methodology in itself. Three artists Eva Ísleifs, Katrín Inga H.J. and Rakel McMahon will investigate the use and effects of performance art in both their individual and shared practices. The artists will work live within the Main Gallery space at Eastern Edge from April 17 to 26 The artists will also be participating in Lawnya Vawnya’s Talk Show event during their festival which happens concurrently with this exhibition.