CV - RAKEL MCMAHON
2012 – 2014 M.Art.Ed. Iceland Academy of the Arts
2008 – 2009 Diploma Applied Gender Studies, University of Iceland.
2005 – 2008 BA Fine Arts, Iceland Academy of the Arts.
2007 Erasmus exchange student, Crawford school of Art. Cork, Ireland.
2006 Kuno programme, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden.
2019 Dialectic Bubble. It's the media not you! Ink ltd Corporation. Edinborg. Skotland
2018 ABOUT LOOKING. It ́s the Media Not You. Gallerí GAMMA, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2018 I FEEL TOO MUCH, REAL EMOTION, Gallerí Laugarlækur, Reykjavík, Iceland
2015 VIEW OF MOTIVATION. Hverfisgallerí, Reykjavík, Iceland
2014 RED DIRECTION. Týs gallerí, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2014 VIEW OF MOTIVATION. NAU Gallery, Stockholm Sweden
2014 THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER by Wunderkind Collective.
ÞOKA, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2011 BREADWINNER. Torpedo18, www.torpedo18.dk Denmark
2019 Rúllandi snjóbolti, Djúpivogur.
2017 FULLKOMLEGA ÓHEIÐARLEG, SÍM, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2016 Northern Waves film festival, Grundarfjörður, ICELAND
2016 Plan-B Art Festival. BORGARNES, ICELAND
2015 Frenjur & fórnarlömb, ASÍ Museum & Reykjavík Art Festival.
2015 IT ́S THE MEDIA NOT YOU, Eastern Edge Gallery, Newfoundland Canada
2012 ALT_CPH with TORPEDO18, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2012 CONCLUSION OF SOLUTION. Gallerí Klósett, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2011 MY FRIEND THE FOREIGNER. The Ambulance Depot, Edinburgh, Scotland
2011 MADE IN CHINA – I CREATED IT WITH MY OWN TWO HANDS. Sequences Real Time Art Festival, Iceland.
2010 CULTURAL APPEARANCES OF ICELAND. Political critique, Warsaw, Poland.
2010 FLUSHED. Nordic house. Iceland.
2010 IN SPACE , Alt_Cph Alternative Art Fair Copenhagen as a member of Callery Crymo. www.Altcph.dk . Denmark.
2009 OPEN-THERE ARE CORPS. Kling & Bang gallery http://this.is/klingogbang , Iceland.
2008 The Iceland Academy of the Arts, graduation exhibition. Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland.
2018 REALITY IN OTHER WORDS, Beyond Human Impulse, Athens.
2017 THE NEXT BIG THONG by Wunderkind Collective, Sexy Bydel, Oslo, Norway.
2017 REALITY IN OTHER WORDS at Beyond Human Impulse at MENGI, Iceland.
2015 WAITING by Wunderkind Collective. Performance Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway
2013 THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER by Wunderkind Collective. Dimanche Rouge, Pluckhouse, Helsinki, Finland.
2013 HIÐ FULLKOMNA SÓLÓ, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2012 THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER by Wunderkind Collective.
Grüntaler9, Berlin, Germany.
2012 PERVERT PROOF PERFORMANCE in context with Torpedo18 at Alt_Cph 2012. Cohpenhagen, Denmark.
2012 THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER by Wunderkind Collective. The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2012 THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER by Wunderkind Collective. ART IN TRANSLATION, Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2012 A 28 YEAR OLD ARTIST REVEALS A TRUE STORY. Kvöld hinna glötuðu verka. Artíma gallerí, Reykjavík, Iceland.
ART RELATED WORK AND OTHER PROJECTS
2014 - 2015 Co-curator for exhibition series CYC – Cyclorama, The Living Art Museum,
2013 – 2015 THE LIVING ART MUSEUM, Member of the board.
2012 - 2013 SEQUENCES – Real time art festival, member of the board.
2011 – 2012 GALLERÍ KLÓSETT. Founder and co director of Gallerí Klósett. Gallerí Klósett was an artistrun exhibition space located at Hverfisgata 61, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2010 – 2011 GALLERY CRYMO. Member of the board & member of participating artists.
2020 Book. THE FEMININE SUBLIME by It´s the Media Not You.
2013 STÍNA, magazine on literature and art. Cover.
2013 Book. THE DAYS OF THE CHILD PRODIGY ARE OVER. By Wunderkind Collective. Published by Útúr book publishing, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2012 KATALOG, 6Th Issue, FETISH. Central Canadian Center for performance,
2012. Magazine. ENDEMI third issue, Reykjavík, Iceland. http://endemi.wordpress.com/
2011 Book. TRUST US WE ARE ARTIST. an archive on Gallery Crymo. Published by Crymogea, Reykjavik, Ísland.
2010 Catalog. CULTURAL APPEARANCES OF ICELAND. Published, Political Critique. Warsaw, Poland.
2019 Artist Salary 6 months, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education
2019 Myndlistarsjóður, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education for exhibition at A-DASH, Athens.
2017 Artist grant 6 months, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education
2016 Myndlistarsjóður, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education for solo exhibition Home Run.
2015 Kulturkontact Nord, Mobility grant for exhibition at Performance Art Oslo, Norway
2015 Myndlistarsjóður, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education for the project by Wunderkind Collective.
2015 Artist grant, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education
2014 Myndstef, travel grant for the project, It ́s the Media Not You.
2014 CIA, Kynningarmiðstöð, for the exhibition View of Motivation, Stockholm.
2014 Muggur travel grant, for the exhibition View of Motivation, Stockholm.
2014 Muggur travel grant for the project, It ́s the Media Not You.
2012 Muggur, travel grant for the project, The Days of the hild prodigy are over
2011 EUF, for the project Days of the Child Prodigy. www.euf.is
2011 Egill Skallagrímsson, Icelandic embassy in London.
2011 Muggur travel grant. SÍM
2010 CIA, center for Icelandic arts.