Education

2009  MFA, California Institute of  the Arts, Program in Film and Video.

2004  BA,  Iceland Art Academy, Department of Visual Art.       

2003  ERASMUS exchange, École des Beaux Arts de Marseille.

2003  KUNO exhange, Oslo Art Academy, Norway.

2002  KUNO exhange, Gothenburg Art Academy, Sweden.

 

Selected screenings and exhibitions

2015  DIRT, group show at JANCAR Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Time Like Water, Alchemy Film Festival, Scotland

2013 Clockworking, visuals to composition by composer Maria Huld Markan Sigfusdottir,

         performed by Nordic Affect String Quartet, premiered at Iceland Airwaves 2013

2013 Time Like Water, JEONJU International Film Festival, Seoul, South-Korea

2013 Time Like Water, FLEX Film Festival, Florida, USA

2011 Ocean Ocean, Zinebi International Film Festival Bilbao, Spain

2011 Guðrún Northern Wave Film Festival, Iceland

2010 Ocean Ocean, Papay Gyri Nights 2011 Art Festival, Orkney

2010 Ocean Ocean, Reykjavik International Film Festival, Iceland

2010 Ocean Ocean, Art Happens, Sweden

2010 Ocean Ocean, Reindeerland Film Festival, Egilsstaðir, Iceland

2010 Thoka included in the 17th edition of Journal of Short Film

2009 Ocean Ocean, CalArts Showcase, Redcat,  Los Angeles

2009 Ocean Ocean, Hinterland Film Festival, USA

2009 Ocean Ocean, NO SOUL FOR SALE – A Festival of Independents

         presented by Kling & Bang at X Initiative Gallery, New York

2008 The Emperor, Reykjavik International Film Festival, Iceland

2008 Thoka and Over, Hungarian Dances and Romanticism; Concert and 

         film at the Art Museum of Sigurjón Ólafsson, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2008 Thoka, Fallbrook International Film Festival, California

2008 The Emperor screened as a part of The Player Piano Project, USC Thornton

         Music Masters Series, Los Angeles, USA

2007 Buffalo, Surreal Cinematic Work LACMA, Los Angeles

2007 The Emperor, Confronting Paradise, New York

2007 The Emperor, CalArts Showcase, RedCat Theatre, Los Angeles

2006 Buffalo, Experimental and Politique, France

2006 Buffalo, 26th Munchen international Festival of Film Schools, Germany

2004 Dagskrá (group exhibition), Gallery Publik, Paris, France

2004 Cuts from Reykjavík (group exhibition), Frisor Beige, Berlin, Germany 

2004  Listaháskóli Íslands Graduation Show (group exhibition) Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland.

2002 Art conference participant  “Real Presence 2002”, Belgrad,  Serbia

 

 

Teaching experience 

 

Visiting Artist Faculty, CalArts School of Art, Valencia, CA.  Spring 2015

Adjunct teacher, Iceland Academy of the Arts. Fall 2014

Adjunct teacher, advanced video class. Iceland Academy of the Arts. Spring 2013

Founder and instructor, Teenage Wasteland of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland. 2013

Instructor, Reykjavik Art Academy, Iceland, August 2013

Adjunct teacher, CalArts School of Film and Video, Valencia, CA  2009-2012 

Associate teacher, CalArts School of Film and Video, Valencia, CA 2009-2011

Founder and instructor, Teenage Wasteland of the Arts, Los Angeles, 2011-2012

Instructor, Venice Arts, Venice, CA 2010

Instructor, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2007-2009