Charlotta María Hauksdóttir
graduated from the MFA program at
the San Francisco Art Institute, majoring in photography.
She previously studied in Rome, Italy, at the well-known Istituto Europeo di Design.
has participated in several exhibitions in Rome, San Francisco, and
in Reykjavík, where she is originally from.
Her solo exhibition at the Reykjavík Museum remained on display
for two years and is now a part of their permanent collection.
She has also had numerous photographs published in magazines both
in Italy and in Iceland. Her photographs are in private collections in Germany, Italy,
Iceland and the United States.
landscapes address perception of space. The disorientation that comes with
the constant flux of our environment is represented in the elusiveness of
the images. By blurring the
photographs and fragmenting, they become sensations of perishable
Moving through the photographs there is a transient feeling of
actuality becoming a memory because sometimes things can exist in a
more intense way inside memory and longing. This
air of confusion surrounding the images, distortion and abstraction
creates around itself a void.
But in these vacant photographs there is an undeniable presence, a
look, that adds to this unrealizable longing for connection. The
fleetingness of the disjointed terra firma questions the capability of
comprehending the here and now.