From Iceland. Lives and works in London and Reykjavik.

Icelandic born artist María Kjartans graduated with her MFA from Glasgow school of Art in 2007. Since then she has been living and working in London, Glasgow, Granada, Paris and now most recently Reykjavik, exhibiting her photography and video art around the world. María was rewarded Signature Art Award in London and the IdeasTap / Magnum Photographic awards for her photography projects and most recently nominated for best Icelandic short film at Reykjavik Short & Docs festival. Alongside doing visual art María is the co-founder of Vinnslan, which is a collective of Icelandic artists who create and curate interdisciplinary art projects and short films.