Heimir Björgúlfsson

Heimir Björgúlfsson

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Heimir Björgúlfsson
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Heimir Björgúlfsson (b. 1975) is an Icelandic artist from Reykjavík, currently residing in Los Angeles, California. He is active as a composer/sound artist/music producer as well as a sculptor, painter, photographer, visual artist and many more.

He moved from the Iceland to Netherlands in 1997 to study sonology at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague with fellow members of experimental trio Stilluppsteypa, which he founded in 1992. After that Bjorgulfsson moved to Amsterdam, where he got a BFA from Gerrit Rietveld Academy and MFA from the Sandberg Institute.

He was a member of Stilluppsteypa for a decade, and together they produced 19 albums and toured all over Europe and in United States. In 2002 Heimir left the band to pursue other projects. Later he was a member of experimental improvisation band The Vacuum Boys and produced two releases with them. He also released nine albums, including a few in collaboration with Jonas Ohlsson on such labels as ERS, Ritornell, Staalplaat, Bottrop-Boy, Crónica.

Bjorgulfsson ran a Fire Inc. record label in 1993-2003, where he put over 20 releases by Stilluppsteypa, The Hafler Trio, Akira Yamamichi, Stock, Hausen & Walkman, Vindva Mei, irr. app. (ext.), Skúli Sverrisson, Carl Michael Von Hausswolff and others.

As a painter and visual artist, Björgúlfsson was exhibited over the years in solo and group exhibitions throughout Europe and USA, at The Living Art Museum and Kópavogur Art Museum in Iceland, Reykjavík Art Museum, Fries Museum, W139 and Gemeente Museum at The Netherlands, Biennale for International Light Art in Ruhr, Germany, Stenersen Museum at Oslo and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
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Heimir Björgúlfsson Discography

Albums

RIT 18 Heimir Björgúlfsson Discreet Journey Digitalis(CD, Album) Ritornell RIT 18 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
ERS 12/06 Heimir Björgúlfsson Circulations(LP) ERS ERS 12/06 Netherlands 2000 Sell This Version
brombron 04 Heimir Björgúlfsson & Jonas Ohlsson Heimir Björgúlfsson & Jonas Ohlsson - Unspoken Word Tour(CD, Album) Staalplaat brombron 04 Netherlands 2002 Sell This Version
B-BOY 016 Heimir Björgúlfsson & Jonas Ohlsson Heimir Björgúlfsson & Jonas Ohlsson - Fur Your Bears Only(CD, Album) Bottrop-Boy B-BOY 016 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
Crónica 014~2004 Björgúlfsson* / Pimmon / Thorsson* Björgúlfsson* / Pimmon / Thorsson* - Still Important Somekind Not Normally Seen (Always Not Unfinished)(CD, Album) Crónica Crónica 014~2004 Portugal 2004 Sell This Version
Crónica 018~2005 Heimir Björgúlfsson & Jonas Ohlsson Heimir Björgúlfsson & Jonas Ohlsson - King Glitch(CD, Album, Enh) Crónica Crónica 018~2005 Portugal 2005 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

f 18 Heimir Björgúlfsson The Opposite(CD, Mini) Fire Inc. f 18 Netherlands 1999 Sell This Version
STCD 148 Heimir Björgúlfsson Machine Natura (An Interpretation Inconsistent With The Actuality Of A Situation)(Minimax) Staalplaat STCD 148 Netherlands 2001 Sell This Version
EN/OF 002 Heimir Björgúlfsson Untitled(12", Ltd) En/Of EN/OF 002 Germany 2001 Sell This Version