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Heimir Bj÷rg˙lfsson

c/o G.Amitai

Jan Bernardusstraat 11-1

1091 TR Amsterdam

The Netherlands

tel/fax: +31 20 6224695

e-mail: heimir@vacuumboys.com

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Born 1975, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Education:

 

1997-98 Sonology, Royal Conservatory, Den Haag.

1998-01 Free Media, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam.

2001-02 MFA Fine Arts, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam.

 

 

solo exhibitions:

 

2002:

 

'Allt sem glitrar er ekki illt / All that glitters isn't evil' Galleri

Hlemmur, Reykjavik.

 

2003:

 

'All is wonderful' Artis, Den Bosch.

 

 

 

selected group exhibitions:

 

2002:

 

'EN/OF' Julia Friedman Gallery, Chicago.

 

'Galleri Hlemmur' Gerdarsafn - Kopavogur Art Museum, Kopavogur.

 

'videoweek' Galerie Sign, Groningen.

 

'disegno' Sandberg2, Hoorn.

 

'biennale van de een minuten' Centraal Museum, Utrecht.(cat.)

 

'pioneri con tutti' Art Manifestation, Hoofddorp.(cat.)

 

'Organism' De Branderij, Antwerpen.

 

'A Haunted House of Art' Stichting Outline, Amsterdam.

 

'Viewfinder' Lokaal01, Antwerpen.

 

2001:

 

'videomachine' FAXX, Tilburg.

 

'EN/OF' Galerie Schneiderei, Cologne.

 

'CARGO II' Bagagehal - Loods 6, Amsterdam.(cat.)

 

'Sustainable Development' The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik.

 

'5th International Media Art Festival Friesland' Fries Museum, Leeuwarden.

 

'TENT. Academy Awards' TENT.Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam.

travelling to Web bar, Paris; Web bar, Marseille; Gallery Care Of, Milano;

CAS, Osaka.

 

 

selected solo audio releases:

 

2002:

 

"stream conversation at the bottom of a river/moving inwards to colder

waters/passing out in calmness" b/w "wind conversation at the surface of a

frozen river/moving outwards to salt tasting grounds/ending in a spiral

loop" 12" e.p. accompanied with "thermochromic island" art edition by Olafur

Eliasson. -EN/OF, Kleve(en/of 02).

 

"unspoken word tour" CD in collaboration with Jonas Ohlsson.

-Staalplaat/Extrapool, Amsterdam/Nijmegen(brombron04).

 

2001:

 

"machine natura(an interpretation inconsistent with the actuality of a

situation)" CD -Staalplaat, Amsterdam(STCD148).

 

"circulations" (one side lockgrooves)LP -ERS Records, Amsterdam(ERS12/06).

 

2000:

 

"discreet journey digitalis" CD accompanied with "MOBILIS IN MOBILI, Motto

of Captain Nemo" text by Mike Tyler. -Ritornell/Mille Plateaux,

Frankfurt(rit 18).

 

1999:

 

"the opposite" 3" mini CD -FIRE.inc., Amsterdam(cat.no.f-18).