Eirdís Ragnarsdóttir was born in Reykjavík, Iceland. With a Chinese mother and an Icelandic father, she has lived in Reykjavík, Beijing, Tokyo, and is currently situated in New York. She minors in psychology and is concentrating in The Concept of Self through History with a focus on The Modern Self as a Commodity.
“Edibles” is a playful experimental series on objectified femininity and its societally accessible schemas. Eirdís’s abstract paintings dramatize the fantastical female concept and the overemphasis on the “ideal” body according to popular media representations. The resemblance to plumb edibles insinuates the controversy of treating the body as object. Food is dangerous–and perhaps sexy?