sigurgeir Sigurjönsson


Sigurgeir Sigurjónsson was born in Reykjavík 1948. After studying photography in Iceland in 1965-69, he went abroad for further study at the Christer Strömholm school of photography in Stockholm in 1970-71 and in San Diego, California in 1980-84.

Since returning to Reykjavík, Sigurgeir has published numerous books of photos: Svip-myndir in 1982, Hestar (Horses) in 1985, and his first collection of landscape photography, Landscapes in 1992. These were followed by some of the most popular photo books about Iceland and the Icelanders ever published: Iceland the Warm Country of the North in 1994, Amazing Iceland in 1998, and Where Nature Shines, Reykjavik – A City for All Seasons and The World of Moving Water, both in 1999, Lost in Iceland in 2002 and Icelanders with Unnur Jökulsdóttir in 2004.

Sigurgeir Sigurjónsson  next solo exhibition will be in Stalke Galleri, October 2008.