Curriculum Vitae
Born 1966, Keflavík, Iceland

Education
- 1994 MFA in Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York
- 1991 BA in Comparative Literature, University of Iceland

Work
- 2007 – Senior culture editor, the daily Morgunbladid.
- 1995 – 2007 Picture editor of the daily Morgunbladid.
- 1981 – 1995 Stringer, culture-journalist, literary reviewer; Morgunbladid.
- Articles on visual-arts and literature for various publications.
- Photographs published in various publications, in Iceland and other countries.
- Photo-essays from countries like China, India, Japan, Bolivia, U.S.A, Faroe Islands...
- Part-time teacher, The Iceland Academy of the Arts, since 1997.
- Has tought on various photograhic courses and workshops, in Iceland and abroad.

Curatorial Projects
2009 Úrvalið / The Selection - Icelandic Photography 1871 – 2009, The Akureyri Museum of Art, Akureyri, Iceland / Hafnarborg Art Center, Hafnarfjordur.
2006 Vegvísar, a group exhibition in the Hoffmann-Gallery, Reykjavík.
2004 Sýn – 10 Icelandic photographers, Maison Européenne de la Photographie,
Paris, France.
2001 Seasons in Icelandic Photography, Moscow House of Photography, Russia.
(With Pétur Arason).

Selected Exhibitions
2012 Saga Sites –Landscapes of the Icelandic Sagas. Scandinavia House, New York.
2012 Skjól. Listasafn ASÍ, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2011 Frontiers Of Another Nature – Contemporary Photographic Art From Iceland.
a group-exhibition, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Franfurt, Germany.
2011 Þingvellir. A group-exhibition in LÁ Art Museum, Hveragerdi, Iceland.
2010 Sögustaðir – Í fótspor W.G. Collingwoods / Saga-Places – In the Footsteps of
W.G. Collingwood, The National Museum, Iceland.
2010 Spegilsýnir – Window Mirrors, Reykjanes Art Museum.
2009 Leiftur á stund hættunnar / Flash at a Moment of Danger. Group Exhibition,
LÁ Art Museum, Hveragerdi, Iceland.
2008 Endurkast/Reflection. Group exhibition, The National Museum, Iceland.
2008 Staðir – úr dagbók 1988-2008 / Places – From A Visual Diary 1988 – 2008,
Reykjavik Museum of Photography.
2007 Aftur, The Reykjanes Art Museum, Iceland.
2007 Skarð (with Helgi Þorgils Friðjónsson), Búðardalur, Iceland.
2006 Vegvísar, Hoffmann-Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2006 Skarð (with Helgi Þorgils Friðjónsson), Anima Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2005 Sögustaðir / Saga Places, Safn, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2004 Saga Sites, Festival Junger Kunstler, Bayreuth, Germany.
2004 Sýn – 10 Icelandic photographers, Maison Européenne de la Photographie,
Paris, France.
2003 Contemporary Photography, Kjarvalsstaðir – Reykjavik Municipal Museum,
Iceland.
2003 Flogið yfir Heklu / Flying over Mt. Hekla, a group exhibition, Kjarvalsstaðir –
Reykjavik Municipal Museum, Iceland.
2002 Saga Places, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany.
2001 Reykjavik Today: 17 photographers, Reykjavik Museum of Photography.
2001 Stígar og staðir / Paths and Places, The Corridor, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2001 Faces and Figures: Contemporary Scandinavian Photography, Scandinavia
House, New York.
2001 Seasons in Icelandic Photography, Moscow House of Photography, Russia.
2000 Contemporary Photography in Iceland, Siglufjordur, Iceland.
1998 76 Months: A Visual Diary, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1995 Ferðalagamyndir / Pictures From Travels, Keflavik-Library, Iceland.
1994 20 Months: A Visual Diary, Artland, SoHo, New York.
1994 Ferðalagamyndir / Pictures From Travels, Gallery 11, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Grants
2012, 2010 and 2007 Six month Artists’ Stipend, from Icelandic Ministry of Culture.

Selected Books/Publications
2011 Án vegabréfs – Ferðasögur / Without a Passport – Travel Essays. Crymogea.
2010 Sögustaðir – Í fótspor W.G. Collingwood / Saga-sites – In the Footsteps of W.G. Collingwood. Crymogea. Nominated for The Icelandic Literary Prize.
2009 Áin / The River, with writer Bubbi Morthens. Salka.
2008 Endurkast / Reflection. Catalogue, The National Museum, Iceland.
2008 Places – From A Visual Diary 1988 – 2008, Reykjavik Museum of
Photography.
2007 Extraordinary Child (essay), with Mary Ellen Mark, Ívar Brynjólfsson and
Margrét Hallgrímsdóttir. The National Museum, Iceland. Book nominated for The
Icelandic Literary Prize.
2007 Í fyrsta kasti, with Kjartan Þorbjörnsson. Morgunblaðið.
2007 Aftur, The Reykjanes Art Museum, Iceland.