CV

Studies

1991-1992 Institut des Hautes Etudes en Arts Plastiques, Paris, France

1990 Meisterschüler

1987-1990 Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Germany

1984-1987 Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, Iceland

1983-1984 The Reykjavik School of Visual Arts

1982-1983 Arts Plastiques, Université d ́Aix-en-Provence, France

 

Solo Shows (selection)

2016 Channel, BERG Contemporary, Reykjavík

2016 SPECIAL OFFER, Wind and Weather Showroom, Reykjavík

2015 CIRCUMSTANCES, Týsgallerí, Reykjavík

2014 Y E S N O O U I, JÖR, Reykjavík (in cooperation with JÖR)

2014 Emotives, Mengi, Reykjavík

2014 C O O R D I N A T E S, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

2012 Emograms, Gimli, Reykjavík Art Festival

2012 Membranes, Community Center, Neskirkja Church, Reykjavík

2011 Platform, Icelandic Embassy, Bruxelles, Belgium

2011 School of Perception, Kling & Bang, Reykjavik, Iceland

2010 TSOYL, the book, Útúrdúr, Iceland

2009 Aural Constellations, Nuna-Now, Gimli, Canada

2009 Projection, The Wake, Akureyri, Iceland

2008 Flicker whatever, SudSudVestur, Keflavik, Iceland

2008 Dark Lamp, ASI Museum, Reykjavik

2008 Öffnung, European Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany

2007 Ode, Foundations of Music Hall, Reykjavik (with Olof Bjornsdottir), Sequences, Reykjavik

2007 Crumpled Darkness, Ardbia Gallery, Galway, Ireland

2006 Development, Skaftfell, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

2005 Diagrams and Emotional Models, 101 Gallery, Reykjavik

2005 The Story of Your Life, The National Museum, Iceland

2005 Material Time/Work Time/Life Time, Municipal Museum, Reykjavik

2005 Cul de Sacs, The Corridor, Reykjavik

2004 Psychosomatic Sculptures, BANANANAS, Reykjavik

2004 Surface Sense, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik

2003 Galaxies and black holes, Gallery I8, Reykjavik

2001 Black Eye, Artist on The Corner, Reykjavik

2000 Chamber Music, Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway

1999 Anatomy of Feelings 2, Gallery oneoone, Reykjavik

1998 Anatomy of Feelings 1, Nordisk Konstnarsenter, Dalsåsen, Norway

1997 Interiors, Gallery I8, Reykjavik

1997 Returning letters, Rivedal / Grendahuset, Norway

1997 Oxygen Wall, Slunkariki Gallery, Isafjordur, Iceland

1996 Municipal Museum, Reykjavik

1995 Galerie Van den Berge, Goes, Holland

1994 Living Art Museum

1994 The Corridor, Reykjavik Art Festival

1993 Budir, Snaefellsnes, Iceland

1993 Galerie IN SITU, Aalst, Belgium

1990 Living Art Museum, Reykjavik

 

Group Shows (selection)

2016 We Are Here But Our Mind Is At Home. Expedition to the Magic Mountain, Mengi, Reykjavík

2016 SPECIAL OFFER, Solstice performances, Wind and Weather showroom, Reykjavík

2016 Circulum, site specific installation and the opening film at the Skjaldborg International Documentary Film Festival, Patreksfjörður, Iceland
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2016 Beyond Human Impulses, performance, Mengi, Reykjavík

2015-2016 The Evening Sessions, Expedition to the Magic Mountain, The NLFI Spa and Medical Clinic, Hveragerði, Iceland

2015 Visual Resonance, a cooperation with Ensemble Mosaik, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2015 STEP, sound performance, a commission for the Nýló Choir, Kex, Reykjavík

2015 Culture Scapes, Vollmondbar, Basel, Switzerland

2015 The Earth Archives, RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

2015 Spiral Stairways, Skjaldborg Documentary Film Festival, Patreksfjörður, Iceland

2015 Sequences, off-venu, Algera Studios

2015 Dream Situation – On the Spiritual in Art, Kaffistofan, Reykjavík. With Huginn Þór Arason

2015 Dark Matters, Dynamics of Darkness in the North, International Conference, Nordic House, Reykjavik

2014 Dream Situation, Kinzig Achtzehn, Berlin

2014 The Exhibition of the lost Artworks, Akranes Museum, Iceland

2014 Art and Cultural Artifacts, Akueyri Art Museum, Iceland

2014 Fjallkonudagurinn, Skaftfell, Seyðisfjörður

2014 MiniAnimism, Kling & Bang, Reykjavík

2014 The Brancusi Effekt, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria

2014 The Magic Mountain, Gallerí Úthverfa, Ísafjörður, Iceland

2014 Due North, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, USA

2013 BYOP, Living Art Museum
2013 Embracing Impermanence, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik

2013 AÐ, Reykjavík Dance Festival

2013 TREKK, Museum Sogn & Fjordane, Norway

2013 The Sixth Volume, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik

2013 24 SPACES – A Cacophony, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

2013 Dilation, Hótel Holt, Sequences, Real Time Festival, Reykjavik

2012 Play along, Recast, Lund Konsthall, Sweden

2012 Skia, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

2012 Sculpture Society 40 Years, Kling & Bang, Reykjavik

2012 Friction, ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavik

2012 (I)ndependent People, Reykjavík Art Festival

2012 Kaspar Hauser, LOFT, Ansbach, Germany

2012 Emotional Blackmail, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada

2011 Emotional Blackmail, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Canada

2011 TEXT, Kuckei & Kuckei, Berlin, Germany

2011 Between, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

2011 Frontiers of Another Nature, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany

2011 Boreal Acoustics, Galtarviti Lighthouse, Iceland

2011 Points of view, on the borders of visual art and philosophy, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

2011 KODDU, Living Art Museum/Alliance House, Reykjavik, Iceland

2011 Abilities, Artists Theater, Cellar, National Theater, Iceland

2011 Confessions, Faroe Art Museum, Torshávn, Faroe Islands

2011 Without Destination, Harbor Museum, Reykjavik

2010 Alternative Eye, Kjarvalsstaðir, Iceland
2010 Vanitas, Hafnarhus, Reykjavik, Iceland

2010 Reality Check, Reykjavik, Iceland
2010 Biennale für Internationale Lichtkunst, Hamm, Germany

2009 Volcano Lovers, ISE Foundation, New York, USA

2009 Survival in Sea, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

2009 No Soul for Sale, X Initiative, New York, USA

2009 We Know More Than We Can Tell, Context Gallery,Derry, N-Ireland

2008 Moment of Truth, Sequences, Reykjavik

2008 It ́s Not Your Fault, Luhring Augustine, New York, USA

2008 Experiment Marathon Reykjavik, Reykjavik Art Museum

2008 Silence, Hafnarhus, Reykjavik
2008 Drawings, Hoffman Gallery, Reykjavik

2006 Aceart Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada. With Steingrimur Eyfjord

2006 Sequences, Reykjavík
2006 EILAND, Grotta, Iceland

2006 In Order of Appearance, Living Art Museum.

2006 Word Music, Gallery Lobster or Fame, Reykjavik

2006 Homesick, Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland

2006 The Other Side of Things, BUS gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2006 KBB, Barcelona, Spain
2006 Images of the North, Reykjavik Academy, Reykjavik

2005 Mythos und Melankolie, CAC, Cologne, Germany

2004 Gallery Kuckei-Kuckei, Berlin, Germany.

2004 Ijs/Ice, Museum Dhont Dhaens, Deurle, Belgium.

2004 Violence of Tone, W139, Amsterdam, Holland

2004 Videoabende, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg, Germany

2003 HUS, Project, Dublin, Ireland

2003 5th Romanian Biennal, Iasi, Romania

2003 Illuminated Emotions, Reykjavik Light Festival

2002 Different Times, Alaska Greenhouse, Reykjavik

2002 Projections (with Asdis Sif Gunnarsdottir) Warner Studios, Los Angeles, USA

2002 Self Esteem, CCA, Vilnius, Lithuania

2001 Remedy for Melancholy, Edsvik, Sweden

2000 Power of Light, Helsinki, Finland
2000 CASE, art meets design, Reykjavik

2000 The Coast, Reykjavik
2000 Under the Same Sky, KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland

2000 7/6, Graz, Austria
2000 Hors la Carte, CRAC, Sete, France

1999 Fin de Siecle, National Gallery, Iceland

1999 Death Wish, Akureyri Art Museum

1999 6/7, Austria-Iceland, Living Art Museum

1999 FIRMA ́99, Reykjavik Sculpture Society, Iceland

1999 Heartbeat, a traveling exhibition through the main hospitals around Iceland

1998 Stations to Stations, Living Art Museum

1998 In the Skin, Living Art Museum

1998 International Red Cross College, Norway, performance with Kjartan Slettemark

1998 AFSE Studio Galeria, Budapest, Hungary

1997 Chrymogaea, Düsseldorf, Germany

1997 Roundabout, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

1997 International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, Honolulu, Hawaii

1997 A4, Bergen, Norway

1996 The Secret Life of Icelanders (with Kristin Omarsdottir), UTV Moskau, Wien, Frankfurt, Chicago, Stuttgart, Berlin, London, München, Lüneburg, Paris, Köln,Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Bad Tölz, New York and Reykjavik

1996 TUKT, The Sidumuli Prison, Reykjavik

1996 Gallery Van den Berge, Goes, Holland

1995 Icelandic Art 1900-1995, Reykjavik Municipal Museum

1995 Contemporary Icelandic Art, Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary

1994 HAUL, St. Katherines Docks, London

1995 17 years, Living Art Museum

1994 Sculpture/Sculpture/Sculpture, Reykjavik Art Festival

1993 New Acquisitions, National Gallery, Iceland

1993 Situation ́93, Reykjavík-Cologne, Living Art Museum, with Roberto Ohrt, Dietrich Dietrichsen, Paschutan Buzari and Steingrimur Eyfjord

1992 ISLAND-IJSLAND, DA Goes, Vlissingen, Middelburg, Holland

1992 AURORA 5, Joensuu, Finland
1991 EUROPE UNKNOWN, Cracau, Poland

1990 Spielmühle, Salzburg, Austria

1989 Staattheater, Remscheid, Germany

 

Publications

2014 H O L D, útúrdúr Publishing and Hafnarborg Art Museum

2010 TSOYL, útúrdúr Publishing,

2010
 NOT, a love story, Bjartur Publishing

2001
 Ectoplasms, monologues, Bjartur Publishing

1998 An Empty Apartment, radio play, Icelandic Broadcasting Service

1996 sometimes always, prose, Bjartur Publishing

 

Collections

Reykjavik Municipal Museum, Iceland National Gallery, Iceland
Living Art Museum, Iceland
National Museum, Iceland, Art Museum of the University of Iceland
, Icelandair Art collection
, Grendahuset, Rivedal, Norway
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Private Collections in Iceland, Germany, Holland, Spain, England and USA