Anna Rún Tryggvadóttir is a visual artist who works with kinetic sculptural installations, material performances as well as watercolor, drawing and film. She creates situations that encourage and challenge mutual relationships. Her work has been presented in a number of group exhibitions, including Kunstmuseum Reykjavík, Nordic House in Reykjavik, UNAM Mexico City, Disko Arts Festival Greenland and Cycle Music & Arts Festival Berlin. In 2020 she had a solo exhibition at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, concluding a year-long artist residency. In 2021, Tryggvadóttir was awarded the Gudmunda Art Prize for an outstanding Icelandic artist. She will have a solo show at the national gallery in Iceland in spring 2024.
It was once called “white gold”: salt is a crucial element for the entire Salzkammergut region; even today it remains an important trade good, which leads some to prosperity and a few to richness.