Ásta Fanney Sigurðardóttir

Ásta Fanney Sigurðardóttir is a poet and artist.

She is a graduate of the Fine Arts Department at the Iceland Academy of the Arts and a founding member of Kunstschlager contemporary art gallery in Reykjavík. Both as a visual and performance artist, Ásta is known for her use of poetics as a bridge between artistic mediums, and has performed at festivals, exhibitions and readings around Europe, including the Venice Biennale.

Ásta’s first poetry chapbook, Herra Hjúkket (2012), was published by Partus.