CV

By admin, February 15, 2011

Education

1995 – 1996 Université Paris 8. St.Denis. France
1993 – 1997 The Icelandic College of Arts and Craft. Reykjavik
1995 – 1996 Université Paris 8. St.Denis. France1993 – 1997 The Icelandic College of Arts and Craft. Reykjavik

Solo exhibitions

2014 Kunstmuseum Ahlen. Ahlen, Germany

2014 In Fantasy of Music. Hopstreet gallery. Brussels

2014 Balls. Gallery Anhava. Helsinki

2013 Hopstreet. Brussels

2012 i8 Gallery Reykjavik

2011 Double World – One World. Noga Gallery. Tel Aviv

2011 Stonegarden. Studio of Willem de Kooning Long Island NY.

Invitation by Robert Wilson and Lisa de Kooning.

2011 The Egg or the Hen, Us or Them. Künstlerhaus Bremen

2011 Egill Sæbjörnsson. Hopstreet. Brussel

2011 Pyramidion. A joint show with Geirthrudur Hjörvar. Ingolstadt Kunstverein

2010 Gondolilies. Gallery Sassa Trülzsch. Berlin

2010 41st Basel Art Faire. Solo presentation with Ragnar Kjartansson. I8 Gallery. Basel.

2010 Animating Ideas. Kunstverein Göttingen. Göttingen

2010 Räumliche Echos. With Hrafnkell Sigurdsson. Cur: Walter Seidl. Steierischer Herbst. Austria

2009 The Spirit of a Place & Narration. Reykjavik Art Museum. Reykjavik

2009 Miami Basel Art Faire. Positions solo presentation. With I8 gallery Reykjavik. Miami

2009 Preview Berlin. Grusenmeyer Art Gallery, Gent

2009 Various Projections. Solo Project – Basel Art Faire. Grusenmeyer Art Gallery. Gent

2009 Grey Still Lifes. Brussel Art Faire. Gruesenmeyer Art Gallery. Gent

2008 Original Handbags. Projektraum 4. Mannheim

2008 Pleasure Stones. I8 Gallery. Berlin Art Faire. Berlin

2008 Kugeln. Olschewski & Behm. Frankfurt

2008 Wall to Wall. In collaboration with Karolin Tampere. HISK. Ghent

2008 Egill Sæbjörnsson. I8 gallery. Iceland

2008 Blowing in the Wind. Cueto Project, New York. Brussels Art Faire. Brussels

2007 UKS. Young Artist´s Association. Oslo

2007 Lada-project. Egill Sæbjörnsson. Berlin

2007 Garden Theater. Erste Haus am Platz. Torstrasse 111. Berlin

2007 Three Daily Exercises. Kölnischer Kunstverein. Cologne

2007 “egillegillegill”. Cueto Projects, 21st Street New York. Cur: Gyonata Bonvicini. New York

2007 5 Bottles. Falkecharlotte. Ellen deBruijn Project. Amsterdam

2006 Ping Pong Dance. SAFN. Museum for Contemporary Art. Reykjavik

2006 Songs For the Houses. Anna-Catharina Gebbers | Bibliothekswohnung, Berlin,

2006 Mori. Gallerie Loyal. Kassel

2006 Our Hands Are Like Leaves. Installation and performance. General Public. Berlin

2005 An Idear for Thwoo feet, 2 hands and 4 corners. Büro DC. Cologne

2005 Mr. Piano and Mrs. Pile. Gallery 101. Reykjavik

2004 Mr. Piano and Mrs. Pile. Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien. Berlin

2004 The Sofa. Reykjavik Art Museum. Reykjavik

2003 In the garden – Galleri Hlemmur – Reykjavik

2003 Hola Mora III. Slunkariki – Isafjordur2003 You Take all My Time – Cooper Art Galleries, Dundee Contemporary Arts. Dundee

2002 The Happy Science – The bar at Dundee Contemporary Arts. Dundee

2002 Unnar & Egill Ny Verk – Kopavogur Art-museum. Iceland

2002 Unnar & Egill New Works. Westwerk. Hamburg

2002 Island Hoch Festival – Frisör BEIGE. Animation – Berlin

2000 Homebuddah – Galleri hlemmur, The wall. Reykjavik. Iceland

2000 New Works – Oneoone galleri. Reykjavik

2000 Egill Sæbjörnsson – DFKU. Odense. Denmark

1999 Catgarden -Gallery Urban Issue. Berlin

1999 Gallerie Schallschutz. With Ingirafn Steinarsson & Maggi Logi. Hanover. Germany

1998 Dangerous Liaisons – Gallery Fish. With Hreinn Fridfinnsson. Reykjavik

1998 Gulp-song – Gallery Gulp. Reykjavik

1998 Stone – Cafe Mokka. Reykjavik

1998 Clay-horses – Gallery 20 m. Reykjavik

1997 Black Thousand Kronur Bill – Gallery Geysir. Reykjavik

1996 Up & Down – Gallery Kælir. Reykjavik

1996 Burn Baby Burn – Gallery Gulp. Reykjavik


Group exhibitions

2014 Artists Respond to Place. The Scandinavia House. New York

2014 Peninsula dotLand. A Space. Berlin

2014 Does Humor Belong to Art? Halle14. Leipzig. Cur: Frank Motz

2014 Artists Respond to Place. Katonah Museum of Art. New York

2014 Your Compound View. Selection from the collection 1970 – 2010. Reykjavik Art Museum

2014 Duck Soup. Gallery Nordenhake. Stockholm

2013 Nordic Outbreak. Danish Architecture Center.

2013 maneuvres. Voorkamer. Lier. Belgium

2013 Form Freiheit. Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwicshafen. Cur: Barbara Scheuermann

2013 8 Ways to overcome. Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade.

Cur: Stefanie Böttcher and Una Popovi

2013 Herberge Wüste Heimat. Herberge Grauer Hof. Acherleben. Cur: Peter Lang

2012 Imaginäre Reisen. Zeitgenössische Kunst Gans besonders für Kinder.

Cur: Laurie de Chiara & Rebecca Raue. Amerikahaus, Berlin

2012 Tadeusz Kantor Museum. Poland. Cur: Maaike Gouwenberg & Joanna Zielinska

2012 30 Künstler/30Räume. Albrecht Dürergesellschaft Nürnberger Kunstverein

2012 EMAF – European Media Art Festival. Osnabrück

2012 Biennale de Dakar – Dak’Art. Nordic Pavilion

2012 KAAP – Storm Foundation. Cur: Frank Koolen

2012 Exotic. Tallin Art Hall. Cur: Kirke Kangro

2012 Berlin Status. Künstlerhaus Bethanien. Cur: Christoph Tannert

2012 Gálgaklettur og órar sjónskynsins. Reykjavik Art Museum. Cur: Ólafur Gíslason

2011 Emerging. Gallery Anhava. Helsinki.

2011 Jahresgaben. Künstlerhaus Bremen

2011 Let the Rhythm Hit’Em. Kunstraum Kreuzberg. Cur: Mattthias Mayer

2011 Hommage a Can. ABTART Stuttgart and Künstlerhaus Bethanien.

Cur: Christoph Tannert

2011 Birgir Andrésson and friends. Hafnarborg Art Museum. Reykjavik

2011 Carnegie Art Award. CIAC, Centre International d’Art Contemporain, Carros/Nice

2011 Stipendiaten des Berliner Senats. NGBK. Berlin

2010 Wintershow. I8 gallery. Reykjavik

2010 Fames/ Family Vaudeville. Darb 1718. Cur: Power Ekroth & Juan-Pedro Fabra Guemberena. Cairo2010 Disasters of Peace. Iniators: Jana Müller / Alexej Meschtschanow. Umspannwerk BerlinTiergarten.

Berlin

2010 FischGrätenMelkStand. Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin. Cur: John Bock

2010 Coup de Ville. Chambres des amis de 21. ciecle. Cur: Jan Hout and Stef van Bellingen. SintNiklaas.

Belgium

2010 Cornered Rooms. Cur: Annabelle von Girsenwald. Waterside Projects London

2010 Projektion – Illusion. Kunstraum Alexander Bürkle. Freiburg

2010 Rites without myths. Cur: Ilari Valbonesi. Impronte Contemporary Art. Milano

2010 The First International Light Biennial. Ruhr Gebiet. Cur: Matthias Wegner. Germany

2010 Das Wesen im Ding. Cur: Holger Kuber Ventura. Frankfurter Kunstverein

2010 The Sophisticated Eye (Trompe l’oeil). Cur: Valeria Schulte Fischedick. Gallery Opdahl Berlin

2010 Face B. Cur: Daniela Franco. La Maison Rouge. Paris

2010 Radical Adults. Cur: Lotte Møller & Sebastiaan Schlicher. The Forgotten Bar. Berlin

2010 Gestures – Performance and Sound Art. Museum of Contemporary Art Roskilde

2010 Havarí. Icelandic Artists. Reykjavik

2010 Lightworks. Kunstverein Rosa Luxemburgplatz. Berlin

2010 Carnegie Art Award. National Gallery of Iceland. Reykjavik

2010 Carnegie Art Award. The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm

2010 Carnegie Art Award. Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

2010 Carnegie Art Award. 798 Art Space, Beijing, China

2010 Carnegie Art Award. Royal College of Art, London

2010 Carnegie Art Award. Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

2009 Carnegie Art Award. Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

2009 Zeigen. An Audio Tour through Berlin by Karin Sander. Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin

2009 Jahresgaben 2009 – Kunstverein Arnsberg. Germany

2009 Lightworks. Kunstverein Rosa Luxemburgplatz. Berlin

2009 Scorpios Garten. Temporäre Kunsthalle. Berlin Cur: Kristine Roepsdorf

2009 Roubaix. OHNO productions & NEED company. France

2009 Le Sang de Poete. Bienale de Nantes. Hangar du FRAC NantesCur: Adam Budak and Laurence

Gateau. Nantes

2009 Never Better Than Late The Elizabeth Foundation Cur: Trong Nguyen.

New York

2009 Instituto Divorcidado – Wir verbessern ihre arbeit. Gallery Sandra Bürgel. Berlin

2009 Down to Earth. Strombeek Culture Center. Cur: Luk Lambrecht. Brussels

2009 List&Ast&List. The Nordic House in Reykjavik. Organised by Poul R. Weile

2008 Kling & Bang. At Frieze Art Fair. With Ingo Frolich. London

2008 You gave me a mountain and I asked for the sky. Peter Lav gallery. Copenhagen

2008 Reykjavik Art Festival. Concert and collaboration with Percusemble Berlin. Reykjavik

2007 Berwick Film Festival. Scotland

2007 Erste Haus am Platz. Kling & Bang / Torstrasse 111. “Tim – Der Eimar”. In collaboration with Ingo

Froelich. Berlin

2007 Contemporary Scandinavian Art. SMoCA, Scottsdale Museum For Contemporary Art. Arizona

2007 Gegen dem Strich. Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien. Berlin

2006 Paris Photo. Caroussel de Louvre. Paris

2006 The Endless Summer. Curated by Gyonata Bonvicini. West London Project Galeries. London

2006 Momentum 06 – The 4th Nordic Festival Of Contemporary Art. Moss. Norway

2006 Critics taste better. Korridor, Berlin

2006 The Peninsula. Singapore History Museum. Singapore

2006 Our House Is A House That Moves. Cur: Natasa Petresin. The Living Art Museum. Reykjavik

2006 Cold Climate. Cur: George Doneo & Peter Lamb. The Living Art Museum. Reykjavik

2006 Guds utvalda thjod. Kling & Bang. Reykjavik

2005 Situations. Museum of Modern Art. Sydney2005 Beck´s Future Award. The soundtrack for “Close Up Gallery” by Daria Martin. ICA. London

2004 New Tendencies. The National Gallery of Iceland. Reykjavik

2004 Not in Heaven and Not on Earth. Museum of Modern Art. Skopje. Macedonia

2004 Our House is A House That Moves. Curated by Natasa Petresin. Scuc gallery. Ljubliana

2004 Sons and dottirs. TENT – Center for visual arts Rotterdam Witte de Withstraat. Rotterdam

2004 Cold Climate. Finnish, British and Icelandic artists. APT Gallery, 6 Creek Side, Deptford. London

2004 Frishespores und molekules. Sparwasser – Offensive for contemporary art and communication.

Berlin

2004 Berlin-North, Contemporary Artists from the Nordic Countries in Berlin. Hamburger Bahnhof –

Museum für gegenwart. Berlin

2004 Instructions. Kunsthalle Wien. Austria

2003 Behind the eyes. Bergen Kunsthalle. Norway

2003 Hreinn Fridfinnsson – overview. Collaboration piece “Fish”. Safn-Museum for contemporary art.

Reykjavik

2003 Rotko – St.Petersburg. Russia

2003 Electric Currents. Video art program. St-Petersburg. Russia

2003 DISSONANZE 2003, Roma, Italy

2003 Smekkleysa – BadTaste, the musiclabel. Municipal Art Museum of Reykjavik

2003 Multiplex. Language gallery. Dublin, Ireland

2003 Daria Martin – soloshow. Close-up Gallery’s film soundtrack. Gallery Analix Forever. Geneva.

Switzerland

2003 ‘Inside Outliners’ – a probable anthology – Kunsthalle Lophem Belgium (curator Roland

Patteeuw)

2003 A – clip. A micro invention in cinema space. Berlin, London, Los Angeles

2003 Sex and politics. Videoprogram organised by Gallery G.U.N for Gallery F15. Oslo

2003 Southbound – Berlin based artists from the Nordic countries – in collaboration with

Hamburger Bahnhof and Nifca, Berlin

2002 14 islenskir listamenn – Ljosarvirkjun. Iceland

2002 Here and now. Buro Friedrich. Berlin

2002 5 Kuenstler aus Skandinavien. Galerie Georg Nothelfer. Berlin

2002 My body is over the ocean. Alma Löv Art Museum. Sweden

2002 Right about now. Screening program in Beyond Paradise. Museum of Modern Art Stockholm.

2002 Art for Young Men. Helsinki City Art Museum. Helsinki

2001 Sound in Art. Gallery Priestor. Bratislava

2001 Blick, a travelling video program. National Gallery of Sweden and Nifca

2001 Ars01 – Kiasma – The National Gallery of Finland – Finland

2001 Polyphony – musicart festival – The Living Art museum in Reykjavik

2001 Pestcontrol –by Hartmut Andryczuk. Gaertnerei Kreuzberg. Berlin

2001 Call me Sarajevo. Videoexhibition. Sarajevo

2001 Fullveldi – young artists in Iceland. Kopavogur Art Museum. Iceland

2000 Shoppin & Fuckin. Groupwork of 7 Icelandic artists and the theatergroup Egg-leikhusid at The

Living Art Museum. Reykjavik, Iceland

2000 Eine deutsche Einkaufspassage. Project by Hlynur Hallsson, Carsten Greife and Daniel Schurer.

Kunstraum-Podbi Park-Lister. Hanover. Germany

2000 www.orb.is Icelandic web art. The Icelandic Art Museum. Cur: Bragi Halldorsson. Reykjavik

2000 Nordic. Contemporary art from the Nordic countries. Kunsthalle Wien. Austria

2000 Der Hybride Garten. Cur: Hartmut Andryczuk. Kreuzberg Gaertnerei. Berlin

2000 Flakk or that extraordinary sensation of being abroad even when at home. Part of European

Cultural City 2000. The Nordic House. Reykjavik

2000 It could be obsession. Rotor – association for contemporary art, Graz Austria

2000 Orgasm2000. The Art Museumof Akureyri. Iceland

1999 The Museum House Egilsstadir. Exhibition. 20 Icelandic artists. Iceland1999 Trace: an environmental sound installation. The Banff Center for the Arts Media and Visual Arts.

Alberta. Canada

1998 Cosmopolitan Bonsai 2. Gallery Hotel. Zurich. Switzerland

1998 Station to Station. Hungarian and Icelandic artists. The Living Art Museum. Cur: Halldor Bjorn

Runolfsson and Barnabas Bensic. Reykjavik

1998 -30/60+. Icelandic artists younger than 30 and older than 60. The Municipal Art Museum of

Reykjavik

1998 Nordic Poles. Lucky Thirteen project. Ms.Stubniz. Stockholm

1998 In the Flesh. Exhibition on the body. The Living Art Museum. Reykjavik

1998 The 20th Anniversary of the L.A.M. The Living Art Museum. Reykjavik

1997 Art ’97. Icelandic artists – saloon show. Hafnarhusid. Reykjavik

1997 Flax. Artists from the group Luckty Thirteen. Gallery Thomas Angell Trondheim

1997 Self-portraits of Icelandic Male Artists. Cafe Mokka. Reykjavik

1996 Final exhibition of Gallery Greip. Gallery Greip. Reykjavik

1996 Icelandic Cartoons. Together with Kristjan Oddur Sæbjörnsson. Gallery Greip. Reykjavik

1995 The department of mixed media ICAC. The Living Art Museum. Reykjavik

1993 The Independent Art Festival in Reykjavik. Laugavegur 22. Reykjavik

1992 Young Art Hitt Husid.. Reykjavik


Events & Performances

2014 The Bakery II. A baking event with Freitagsküche Frankfurt and Zeit für Brot. Cur: Annabelle von

Girsenwald. Frankfurt

2014 The flying pancake. Cur: Annabelle von Girsenwald. Nordic Embassies. Berlin

2013 The Bakery. A one day event at Torstrasse 111, Berlin. Guests invited to make bread out of clay.

Cur: Annabelle von Girsenwald

2013 Egill Sæbjörnsson & The Woomp Doomp Duo. Playing on the opening of Berlin Art Week.

2013 Projection onto the building of Danish Architecture Center, Copenhagen. Part of the exhibition

Nordic Outbreak and Copenhagen Culture night 2013

2013 Manifesto. Performance with “Megaphone” an installation by Thomas Kilppert. Rosa

Luxemburg Platz. Berlin

2012 On the Beach. A special version of “Einstein on the Beach” by Robert Wilson and

Philipp Glass. Collaboration with Marcia Moraes and Robert Wilson.

2012 Recreating the world at the speechdesk III. Part of the exhibition “30 Räume / 30 Künstler”.

Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft Nürnberger Kunstverein.

2011 Performance “Talk with a Stone”. Part of “Museum Night bamberg”. Naturkundemuseum

Bamberg. Org: Matthias Mäuser

2011 Performance “Talk with a Stone” and an artist talk with Stefanie Böttcher, director of

Künstlerhaus Bremen and Holger Kube Ventura, director of Frankfurter Kunstverein.

Künstlerhaus Bremen

2011 Recreating the world at the speech desk II. Performed at the occation of 10 years aniversary of I

love you work with Karolin Tampere. Landmark, Kunsthalle Bergen

2011 The Passion According to G.H. Sound and videowork. Teatro de Moura as part of the

theaterfestival Escritas de Paysagem Evora. Dir: Marcia Moraes

2011 She Was a Fighter. Performance Clocktower Galleries New York

2011 She Was a Fighter. Presentation of a Musical project at The Watermill Center New York. New

York

2011 Recreating the world at the speech desk. #4 Lecture Performance series at Johann König gallery

Berlin

2011 Singing Performance. Drei Schwestern Bethanien. Berlin

2011 The Mind IV. With Marcia Moraes. Swiss Institute Rome2011 What Got You Here Wont Get You There. Performance in collaboration with Marcia Moraes.

Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart Berlin. Commissioned by Freunde Guter Musik

for the series Music Works by Visual Artists. Maerz Musik 2011 & Berliner Festspiele

2010 The Crying Ladies. In collaboration with Marcia Moraes. Sassa Trülzsch

2010 The Mind – episode IV. Collaboration with Marcia Moraes. Performance at Pavel Haus, Austria.

Steierischer Herbst

2010 The Mind – episode IV. Collaboration with Marcia Moraes. Performance at Museum of

Contemporary Art Roskilde

2010 The Mind – episode IV. Collaboration with Marcia Moraes. Performance at Frankfurter

Kunstverein, Frankfurt.

2009 The Mind – episode III. Collaboration with Marcia Moraes. Performance and installation in the

exhibition “The Tragedy of the applause”, organized by OHNO corporation at Condition

Publique, Roubaix

2009 The Mind – episode II. Collaboration with Marcia Moraes. Sequences – festival, Reykjavik.

Reykjavik Art Museum

2009 The Mind – episode II. Collaboration with Marcia Moraes. Scorpio’s Garten. Temporaere

Kunsthalle Berlin

2009 Icelandic Airwaves Music festival. Concert with band. Idno. Reykjavik

2009 The Mind – episode I. Collaboration with Marcia Moraes. Commissioned performance by Neuer

Berliner Kunstverein at it’s 40th birthday. Berlin

2009 Summerconcert. Fete de al Musique. Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin

2009 Video screening and book release of “Northwave. Overview of Nordic Video Art”

Cur: Dr Lorella Scacco. Scuola dei Calegheri.. Venice 53rd Bienal. Venice

2009 Time Table. Final introduction with Magnús Jensson. List&Ást&List. The Nordic House. Reykjavik

2009 Time Table. Primary introdcution with Magnús Jensson. List&Ást&List. The Nordic House.

Reykjavik

2009 The Mind. A performance in collaboration with Marcia Moraes. Neuer Berliner Kunstverein – 40th

anniversary. Berlin

2009 Concert at The Montagsbar. Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin.

2009 Singing. Bojan Sarcevic’s afterparty. Kleiner Krug. Mauerpark. Berlin

2008 Warm up Festival. P.S.1 MoMA. New York

2008 Concert at the opening party of Ernersto Neto at Gallery I8 during the Reykjavik Art Festival

2008 She Was a Fighter. Concert and bookrelease at Admiralspalast. Kuenstlerhauser Worspwede and

Argobooks

2007 Three Daily Exercises. Commissioned by Kölnischer Kunstverein. Cologne

2007 In the bag. Performance. Gallery Ellen de Bruijn. Amsterdam

2007 Three daily Exercises. Performance commissioned by Kölnischer Kunstverein. Köln

2007 Concert with Sam Amidon. The Bowery Poetry Club. New York

2006 Warming up for Mocky. Knaack club. Berlin

2006 Airwaves. Bedroom Community. Concert at Idno. Reykjavik

2006 Loge, Berlin. Performance. Berlin

2006 Idear four thwoo feet & two hands & 4 corners. Momentum 4th Nordic Festival for

Contemporary Art. Moss

2006 Idear four thwoo feet & two hands & 4 corners. DeApple. Amsterdam

2006 Idear four thwoo feet & two hands & 4 corners. Safn – Museum for Contemporary Art.

Reykjavik

2006 Idear four thwoo feet & two hands & 4 corners. Bergen Kunsthall. Bergen

2005 Eine Band Aufgelöst. Rirkrit Tiranavije “Magazine Station Nr. IV”. Gallery Neugerriemschneider.

Berlin

2005 Idear four thwoo feet & two hands & 4 corners. Performance. Gallery Isabella Bortolozzi. Berlin

2005 Skinn & Lak performance. Collaboration with Rooseum and Critical studies department. Malmo

2005 Listening Out. Conference on klangkunst. Transmediale 2005. Haus der Kulturen der welt. Berlin2004 Acting and singing for “A Triumph of a Heart” music video by Björk. Made by Spike Jonze

2004 Peaches – warming up act at Klink & Bank, Reykjavik

2004 Fuck you Mitte. Berlin based singer/songwriters. King Kong club. AmStart. Berlin

2004 Pianoperformance at the opening of Not in Heaven and Not on Earth. Museum of Modern Art.

Skopje

2004 Concert on the opening of Our House Is a House That Moves in Gallery Skuc, Ljubliana.

Slovenia

2004 Musicperformance – Maertz music festival. Hamburger Bahnhof. Berlin

2003 Four Variations of Sorrow. Performance with Ragnar Kjartansson. Municipal Art Museum of

Reykjavik

2003 Four Variations of Sorrow. Performance with Ragnar Kjartansson. Gallery Kling & Bang. Reykjavik

2003 Egill S – concert. Innipukinn – musicfestival. Reykjavik

2003 Egill S – concert. Municipal Art Museum of Reykjavik

2003 Egill S & The Mammoths. Radioshow at Raum3. Berlin

2003 Egill S – concert. Goldmund – club. Berlin

2003 Rotterdam VHS-festival, Het Wilde Weten. Rotterdam. Holland

2003 Egill S & The Mammoths. Concert at Signal gallery. Malmo, Sweden

2003 Egill S & The Mammoths. Concert at the Golden Gate club, Berlin

2003 Egill S & The Mammoths. Music performance at Buro Friedrich, Berlin

2003 Egill S – Concert at Kunst und Technic. Berlin

2003 Two warm up concerts for the Danish band Sort Sol in Vega in Kopenhagen, Denmark

2003 You Take all My Time – performance in The Cooper Galleries at The Art college of Duncan og

Jordanstone, Dundee, Scotland

2003 Artist’s talk at the Art college of Duncan of Jordanstone, Dundee

2003 You Are My Loving Insane – VHS-Festival. Off-Corso. Rotterdam Film Festival

2003 You Are My Loving Insane – VHS-Festival. CBK Rotterdam (Art Centre Rotterdam)

2002 Austurbaer – concert with SKE- Reykjavik

2002 Skinn og lak – performance at the opening of the Nordic Film Festival, Dundee Contemporary

Arts – Dundee – UK

2002 You Take all My Time, performance at the opening of Unnar & Egill – Ny verk, Kopavogur Art

Museum, Iceland

2002 You Take all My Time, performance in Lisa Lounge on the Stardust deluxe evening with artists

working in sound and music. Berlin

2002 Musicperformance in Westwerk in connection with Unnar & Egill – Ny verk – Hamburg

2002 Musicperformance in NBI – Neue Berliner Initiatif – Berlin

2002 Musicperformance at Converter 2 – Music and art-festival – In collaboration with Franz Graf

and Stromstrasse music label. The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik

2002 Musicperformance in Café Burger – Berlin

2002 Musicperformance in Knaack club – with MUM – Berlin

2002 Musicperformance at BuroFriedrich opening of Here and Now – Berlin

2002 Arcipelago Film Festival. You Are My Loving Insane. Rome – Italy

2002 Lisa Lounge – concert with Popchor Berlin – Berlin

2002 Musicperformance Berliner Festspiele. Grose Stimmgabe – part of “Island Hoch Festival” in

Berlin

2002 Roter Salon – concert with Popchor Berlin – Berlin

2001 Musicperformance in Buryzone, Bratislava

2001 Musicperformance in Armani Studio. Vienna

2001 Musicperformance Converter 1 – music and art festival – in collaboration with Franz Graf and

Stromstrasse music label. Art academy in Vienna

2001 Musicperformance in Dirk Bell club – Berlin

2001 Musicperformance in Ljubliana K4 club

2001 Musicperformance at Nifcastudios Suomenlinna2001 Concert in NBI club Berlin

2001 Video for The Cultural night in Reykjavik.

2001 Skinn og lak. Polyphony festival ar The Lving Artmuseum in Reykjavik

2001 Eaglebeagle – concert at The Living Art museum Reykjavik

2001 Tonk – paperconcert – With Sigurdur Gudjonsson, Asdis Sif Gunnarsdottir and Bjarni Grimsson

2000 Batofar. Artists from Nordic countires. Paris. France

2000 Les boreals de Normandie. Dans I, II, III & IV. Installation and performance. France

2000 The Ghosthouse. Group-performances at the Yellow House. Reykjavik

2000 Broken music-performance. 50th anniversary of Halldor Bjorn Runolfsson, art critic and historian.

2000 Video-festival. Copenhagen. Denmark

2000 Tricktisch 7. Café R.Z. Videonight. Berlin

2000 Death Disco Club. Radiosendung am park. Live radio performance from a car. Org. by Klaus

Weber. Berlin, Germany

2000 Öffene atelier. Barkenhoff, Worpswede. Germany

2000 Dans III. Festival for film. Liepaja. Kristine Briede. Lettland

2000 Death on two legs. The Nordic House. Reykjavik

2000 Dans III. Kunsthalle Wien. Autria

2000 Dans III. Rotor. Graz. Austria

1999 Rolling Snowball. Concert in Maria am Ostbahnhof with Andreas Berthling. Berlin

1999 Dans III. Performance. Goethe Institute Reykjavik Prasentiert Islandische Kultur in Berlin. Org. by

Wolfgang Mueller. Podevil. Berlin

1999 The International Rock and Roll Summer of Egill Sæbjörnsson. Video/Performance. Jazz-barDinstagsbar.

Berlin

1999 The International Rock and Roll Summer of Egill Sæbjörnsson. CD release-party . Café Thomsen.

Reykjavik

1999 Dans III. Performance. FlitjenBar. Maria am Ostbahnhof. Berlin

1999 Dans III. Performance. Kunstverein Hanover. Hanover

1999 Dans III. Performance. Soirée Revue NeufNeuf. Le Frigo. Paris

1998 Dans III. In the Flesh. Performance. The Reykjavik Art Festival. The Living Art Museum. Reykjavik

1997 Dance I. Performance/slides-show. Evening against drugs. The National Theater Cellar. Reykjavik

1997 Card-trick. CU-SeeMe performance via Internet. Connection between the show of Tar-get in The

Living Art Museum and Screens in Trondheim. Norway

1997 Fire/Desire. Performance at Café Solon Islandus. Reykjavik

1997 Princess Blut. Performance. / Dance I Performance. / Video: In a Windowsill. Four days festival.

Gallery Undir Pari. Reykjavik

1996 Burning down the gallery” Performance. Gallery Gulp. Hveragerdi. Iceland

1996 Singing from my diary. Performance. Candid Art Gallery. London

1995 Confrontations. Performance. The Nordic House. Reykjavik

1995 Ob-la-di, ob-la-da. Performance – singing the Beatle’s song. The Living Art Museum. Reykjavik


Collaborations

2012 The Watermill. Artist in residency. Long Island. New York

2011 On the Beach. A special version of Einstein on the Beach by Robert Wilson and Philipp Glass.

Together with Marcia Moraes, Robert Wilson, Philipp Glass, Hrafnhildur Árnadóttir aka

Shoplifter, Gabriela Geluda and Jon Morris

2011 Borgríki. Use of the song “I Love You So” for the movie written and directed by Olaf le Fleur,

Reykjavik

2011 The Passion According to G.H. Together with Marcia Moraes and Ingibjörg Magnadóttir. Teatro

de Moura as part of the theaterfestival Escritas de Paysagem Evora. Dir: Marcia Moraes

2011 The World is Bigger Than You Think. Together with Marcia Moraes, Lisa Lie and Jeremy Woodruff.

Theater Workshop at The Watermill Center, Long Island, New York2011 What Got You Here Won’t Get You There. With Marcia Moraes, Adapter Ensemble and Áki

Ásgeirsson. Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart Berlin. Commissioned by Freunde

Guter Musik for the series Music Works by Visual Artists. Maerz Musik 2011 & Berliner

Festspiele

2009 Time Table. Art project in collaboration with Magnús Jensson for “Ást&List&Ást” at The Nordic

House Reykjavik. Part of Reykjavik Art Festival. Cur: Poul R. Weile

2009 The Mind. A performance made in collaboration with Marcia Moraes. Shown simultaneously in

Rio de Janeiro and NBK in Berlin, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Reykjavik Art Museum and at La

Condition Publique in Roubaix

2008 Wall to Wall. Collaboration with curator and artist Karolin Tampere

2004 Acting and singing with Björk Gudmundsdottir in “A Triumph of a Heart” music video by Björk.

Directed by Spike Jonze

2003 Brjalrl. Collaboration with Asdis Sif Gunnarsdottir, Sigurdur Gudjonsson, Elin Hansdottir and Sara

Riel, for the exhibition Berlin North at Hamburger Bahnhof, National Galleries. Berlin

2003 Four Variations of Sorrow. Performance with Ragnar Kjartansson

2003 Sountrack for the film “Close-up Gallery” by artist Daria Martin (London)

2003 Ping Pong D’Amour. Music for the Artist’s made TV series. Together with Klaus Weber

2000 Translation and making of music for the project Collaboration by David TV, Paris France

2000 Music shop. Project by Alexander Rishaug. Trondheim Art Museum. Norway

1999 Poster for the Hall of Fame at Dinstagsbar, Schroederstrasse. Org: Klaus Weber. Mitte Berlin

1998 Eaglethorp meets… . Internet-project. Point Project. Trondheim. Norway

1997 Lucky Thirteen. Collaboration of 12 Nordic art-students who made a travelling art-academy. Two

months travel to 12 cities in Scandinavia and Iceland.

1997 AE. The Private Art-academy. Teachers: Halldór Björn Runólfsson, Art-historian and criticer.

OliverKochta, artist from Hamburg. Serge Comte, artist from France. Douglas Davis, artist from

New York. Baldur Helgason, artist from Reykjavik

Spela. Electro-music duo with Isak Eldh from Sweden


Discography

2010 Egill S, Best of & Unreleased. Kunstverein Göttingen. Bernd Milla

2009 Egill S. Released by Borgin Records in Iceland

2007 Egill S. 5 songs. Limited edition of 50 cd´s

2007 Colette Nº8. Compilation of music by Collette. Paris

2006 The Ridel. Single in a limited edition

2006 La Chanson Longue. Limited edition

2005 Crazy Diamond. Containing the soundtrack for Daria Martin’s film “Closeup-Gallery”.

2002 Reproduced & Deper – Egill S – 50 numbered copies – Reykjavik

2002 Safndiskur fra Smekkleysu – BadTaste – Reykjavik

2001 You Are My Loving Insane – single from Tonk of the lawn – SomeBizarre – England

2001 Death Disco Club- compilation. Klaus Weber – Berlin

2001 I´d rather shout back at… compilation CD. SomeBizarre. London UK

2001 Tonk of the lawn. UK and USA release. SomeBizarre records

2000 Tonk of the lawn. Released on Bad Taste Records in Iceland

2000 Rolling Snowball. From the exhibition Orgasm 2000 at The Art museum of Akureyri. Iceland

2000 The International Rock n’roll Summer of Egill Sæbjörnsson. Kunsthalle Wien Version.

1999 The International Rock n’roll Summer of Egill Sæbjörnsson

1997 DJ Egill. Collection of re-mixes from 1986 – 1988.


Books

2012 Stones according to Egill Sæbjörnsson. Text by various authors. Based on the exhibition

The Egg and the Hen, Us or Them, Künstlerhaus Bremen, 2011

Publisher: Künstlerhaus Bremen and Revolver Verlag, Germany

2009 The Book.. Various authors. Semi monographic with special chapters on various themes in the works of Egill Sæbjörnsson


Residencies & Stipends

2011 Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia, Bamberg

2011 Watermill Center and New York Theater Workshop

2011 Project grant from the Icelandic Art Center

2011 Artist’s grant of the Icelandic State

2010 Kunstlerstipendium des Berliner Senats

2010 Project grant from the Icelandic Art Center

2009 Artist´s grant of the Icelandic State

2008 Kunstlerbund Bonn. For a book project with Argobooks Berlin

2007 Artist´s grant of the Icelandic State. Half a year

2006 Artist´s grant of the Icelandic State. One year

2004 International artist studio programme at Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien. Berlin

2004 Artist´s grant of the Icelandic State. One year.

2003 Artist’s working stipendium of Reykjavik’s City Counsil

2003 Myndstef. Artist’s grant

2003 The Visual Arts Stipend Fond. Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. Iceland

2003 Sleipnir

2002 Sleipnir

2002 Nordic Residencies Program. Dundee Contemporary Arts. Nifca

2000 The Visual Arts Stipend Fond. Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. Iceland

2000 Sleipnir. Travel-grant

2000 Barkenhoff stiftung. Kunstlerhauser Worpswede. Germany

2000 Nifca Residencies 2000. Vilnius. Lithuania

1997 NKKK. Travel grant for the project “Lucky Thirteen”.

1995 Erasmus – exchange program


Prizes

2013 Public artwork with light for Kunstmuseum Ahlen. 1st Prize

2012 Closed competition for a Light art work for Robert Koch Institute Berlin.

1st Prize

2010 Carnegie Art Award. A travelling show in the Scandinavian countries. Nomination

2004 Penninn award. 2nd place.

Public Art Works

2014 Steinkugel. Robert Koch-Institut. Seestrasse 10, 13353 Berlin

2014 Kaskade. Kunstmuseum Ahlen. Ahlen

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