Arndís Bergsdóttir

Project participant

Arndís Bergsdóttir is a PhD student at the University of Iceland. Contributing to a feminist museology, her project focuses on articulating an onto-epistemological approach to historical and heritage exhibitions with specific emphasis on an absence of women in museum narratives. Arndís has published in various Icelandic and international publications including NORA – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research and forthcoming book chapter in the Routledge publication Gender and Heritage. Concurrent with her PhD research Arndís is a part-time lecturer in Museum Studies at the University of Iceland. She is also an open position GEXcel scholar at Tema Genus at the University of Linköping.

Publications:

Ólafur Ratrick, Arndís Bergsdóttir og Thamar Melanie Heijstra. (2020). Frá ritstjórum: Menning og hreyfanleiki. Sérhefti: Menning og hreyfanleiki, 11(1), 1-2.

 

Bergsdóttir, A. & Hafsteinsson, S.B. (2018). The fleshyness of absence: The matter of absence in a feminist museology. In W. Grahn & R.J. Wilson (Eds.). Gender and Heritage: Performance, Place and Politics (pp. 99-112). London and New York: Routledge.

 

Bergsdóttir, A. (2017). Cyborgian entanglements: post-human feminism, diffraction and the science exhibition Bundled-up in Blue. Museum Management and Curatorship, 32(2), 108-122.

 

Bergsdóttir, A. (2016). Museums and Feminist Matters: Considerations of a Feminist Museology. Nora – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, 24(2), 126-139.