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Inga Svala Thorsdottir
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Inga Svala Thorsdottir

Inga Svala Thorsdottir, (b. Iceland, 1966). She gratuated in 1991 from the Painting Department of the Icelandic School of Arts and Crafts and in 1995 from the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg. She is the founder of Thor’s Daughter’s Pulverization Service (1993) and BORG (1999). Since 1991 Thorsdottir and Wu Shanzhuan have been working and exhibiting collaborative. They live and work in Hamburg and Shanghai. Recent exhibitions of Shanzhuan and Thorsdottir include Kuo Xuan, Long March Space, (2011); Thing’s Right(s) 09 The More, Wu Shanzhuan, Red Humour International & Inga Svala Thorsdottir, Thor’s Daughter’s Pulverization Service, Shanghai Gallery of Art (2009); Wu Shanzhuan BUT STILL RED, Red Humour International in collaboration with Inga Svala Thorsdottir, Thor’s Daughter’s Pulverization Service, Guangdong Museum of Art (2008); Thing’s Right(s) – New York 2001, Making Your Own Nationality, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts (2001). In 2009 their work was part of the exhibition A Gift to Marco Polo during the Venice Biennale.