OLAFSON, Freya Björg
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Freya Björg Olafson, MÆ - Motion Aftereffect 2017 PHOTO Robbie Sweeny
Freya Björg Olafson is a Canadian intermedia artist who works with video, audio, painting and performance. Her praxis engages with identity and the body as informed by technology and the Internet. Her work has been presented internationally at museums, galleries, universities, performance festivals and conferences. Throughout her career Olafson has benefited from residencies, most notably through the EMPAC – Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center in Troy, New York and Counterpulse in San Francisco. She holds an MFA in New Media from the Transart Institute / Donau Universität and is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Dance at York University in Toronto.