BIOGRAPHY

Born 1981, Keflavik, Iceland
2010 SoundImageCulture, Master Class in Documentary Film, Brussels, Belgium
2007-09 Nordic Sound Art (MFA), joint study programme between The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Malmö Art Academy, Oslo National College of the Arts and Trondheim Academy of Fine Art
2006-09 Master of Fine Art, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001-04 BA Fine Art, The Icelandic Academy of the Arts (LHI), Reykjavík, Iceland
1997-01 Visual Art, Breidholts College, Reykjavík, Iceland
1995-00 Grafarvogur Music School, Reykjavík, Iceland
1990-93 Sigursveins D. Kristinsson Music School, Reykjavík, Iceland
Lives in Reykjavík, Iceland

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
‘Doríon’ (performance), Reykjavík Arts Festival 2015, Kópavogur Church, Gerðarsafn, Iceland
2014
‘Madeleine’, 700IS, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
2013
‘ÆSA’, Menningarhúsið Skúrinn, Seltjarnarnes, Iceland
2010

‘Vision’, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton
‘D15’, Hafnarhús, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
2008
‘Exhibition no. 40: International video screening 2008’, ET4U, Bøvlingbjerg, Denmark
2007
‘Late Midnight Early Afternoon’, Galleri i8, Reykjavík, Iceland
2006
Video/Music’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2005
‘Rainbowproject’, The Dale Biennale, Dale, Norway
‘Work 19’, Gallery Vesturveggurinn, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
‘Reykjavík Stories’, Quartair, The Hague, The Netherlands
Ten’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Birting / Illumination’, Kópavogur Art Museum, Gerðarsafn, Iceland
‘Línubilun / Line Fault’, OffVenue Sequences Real Time Art Festival, Ekkisens, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘Turtle Salon’, Project Rooms, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden
Oodaaq Festival (video art), Rennes, France
2014
‘Pushing Reality’, Mdf Berlin, Grundemark Nilsson Gallery, Berlin, Germany
‘At Twilight’, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘Salon’, King Christian VII’s apartment, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Turtle Salon in the Forest’, Sällbacken, Duved, Jämtland, Sweden
‘Raflost’, Icelandic Festival of Electronic Arts, Reykjavík, Iceland
Oslo Screen Festival, Cinemateket, Oslo, Norway
‘Papay Gyro Nights 2014’, Papay Arts Centre, Papa Westray, Orkney Islands
‘700IS Reindeerland’, Winterfestival, Reykjavik City Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland
‘Cadences of Line and Color’, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
‘Nordic Outbreak: Confronting Elements’, Rådhusparken, Umeå, Sweden
Between fact and fiction’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2013

‘Nordic Outbreak’, Scandinavia House, Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New Museum, New York, USA touring to ISEA2013, Sydney, Australia, Johannesburg, South Africa, Screen City Festival, Stavanger, Norway, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
‘Luminous Language’, Launch F18, New York, USA
2012
‘Horizonic - Unfolding Space through Sound Art’, LÁ Art Museum, Hveragerdi, Iceland, touring to Fogo Island Arts Corporation, Canada, Ystads konstmuseum, Sweden, Les Boréales Festival, Caen, France
‘Festisvall 3.5’, Artíma Gallerí, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘Belgrade Art Fair’, with NOVA, Belgrade, Serbia
‘Festival Miden 2012’, with NOVA, Kalamata, Greece
‘Papay Gyro Nights’, with NOVA & Papay Arts Centre, Orkney, Scotland, touring to Hong Kong, Bergen Kjøtt, Norway
‘Festisvall’, Bíó Paradís, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘AAVE Festival’, Cultural Centre Malmitalo, Helsinki, Finland
‘Super Nova’, with NOVA, Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, Germany
‘Museum Night’, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
2011
‘Wit, Fear and Sarcasm
’, The Fine Art Society, London
‘Sound Fields’, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘Endemis óhljóð’, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
‘RiseAndShine’, with NOVA, Formverk, Eskiltuna, Sweden
2010
‘Remote Viewing Part 2’, The Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, USA
‘Icelandic Artists on Film’ (screening), Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium, Yale University, New York, USA
‘Whirlpool’ (screening), Villa Reykjavik with Kling & Bang, House of Ideas, Reykjavík, Iceland
2009
‘No Soul for Sale: A Festival of Independents’, presented by Kling & Bang, X Initiative, New York, USA
‘Rotate’, Contemporary Art Society, London
‘Rundgang’, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘EXIT 09’, GL STRAND, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Soundings – Nordic Sound Art’, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark
‘Video Art in Public Spaces’, Dalarna, Gävle and Uppsala, arranged by Kultur i länet, Sweden
2008
Project for ‘Fake magazine’, MUSAC (Museum of Contemporary Art Castilla y León) for Frieze Projects, Frieze Art
Fair, London
‘Brewer J.C. Jacobsen’s Portrait Award’, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
‘Wundergrund 2008’, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Birnam Art Trail’ (CVACV collection), PVAF, Perthshire, Scotland
2007
Vane Shorts 1’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘El Grillo’, Skaftfell, Seydisfjordur, Iceland
‘Feminism Now?!’, Babel / Galleri Blunk, Trondheim, Norway
‘Brewer J.C. Jacobsen’s Portrait Award’, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
‘LARM’ (film and video festival), Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
‘700IS Reindeerland’ (film and video festival), Fljotdalsherad, Iceland
‘Hit the North’, NOASS, Riga, Latvia
‘Video killed the Painting Star’, CCA: The Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
‘Film in the Park’, Wik Sculpture park, Wik, Sweden
‘Nördik Impakt 9’ (electronic arts festival), Caen, France
‘VideoVaka II’, Galleri Box, Akureyri, Iceland
2006
‘Aus Dem Norden’, Spiegel/Lothringer 13, Munich, Germany
‘Project Patterson’, Sudsudvestur, Keflavik, Iceland
‘Fun in the Midnight Sun: New Norwegian Video’, Videotage RecRoom, Hong Kong
‘Sequences: Real Time Festival’, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘Verk’, Forsbacka Factory, Forsbacka, Sweden
‘John skis or Sally swims’, UKS, Oslo, Norway
‘Hit the North’, FilmForm/Cinemateket, Stockholm, Sweden
‘Fin de semana islandes en el Raval’, KBB Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
‘Victoria Film festival’, Victoria, Canada
2005
‘RUSH’, Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery, Chicago, USA
Scope Art Fair, Kasia Kay Art Projects Gallery stand, Miami, USA
Nova Young Art Fair, New Context Gallery stand, Chicago, USA
‘Grassroot 6’, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘Augnablik’, Brick-5 Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2004
‘Video 2004: Videoart from Norden and Baltikum’, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
Scope Art Fair, New York, USA, curated by Tor Jørgen van Eijk
‘Program’, PUBLIC, Paris, France
‘North and Down’, Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘Cuts from Reykjavík’, Frisör BEIGE, Berlin, Germany
‘Graduation Exhibition’, LHI, Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland
‘A.N.T.I.R.U.S.T.’, CD produced by Serge Comte
2003
‘Time’, Tjarnarbíó, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘Unease’, Sigurjons Olafsson Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
2002
‘Untitled,’ Reykjavik City Library, Reykjavík, Iceland
2001
‘Me-Object’, Laugavegurinn, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘Readymade’, Gula Husid, Reykjavík, Iceland
‘The Sea’, Town Gallery, Pärnu, Estonia

AWARDS

2012
Residency at Kjarvalsstofa, Cité Internationales des Arts, Paris, France
Artist's grant, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education, Iceland
2010

Artist’s grant, Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education, Iceland
2006
Grant, Gudmundu Andrésdóttir Art Foundation Grant, Dungal Art Foundation, Iceland
Grant, Dungal Art Foundation, Iceland
Grant, Foundation in Memory of Margret Björgolfsdottir, Iceland
2005
Residency, NKD (The Nordic Art Centre in Dale), Norway

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2006
Video/Music’, essay, Paul Usherwood, Vane


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