Ingvar Högni Ragnarsson

 

Hverfisgata 37

220 Hafnarfjörður

Iceland

GSM: +354 864-4403

Education
University of Iceland
Diploma - Web Usability 
2021-2022
University of Iceland
MA in applied cultural studies  and entrepreneurial studies
2020-2021

The Icelandic Academy of the Arts

BA Fine Arts - 2004-2007

                                   

Den Koninklijke Academie von Beeldende Kunsten

Den Haag - 2006

 

Borgarholtsskóli

Art and multimedia design - 2001-2004

 

Solo Exhibitions
 

Deltas 

Gerðarsafn Museum, Kópavogur, Ísland 2016

 

Veggur / Veggir

Reykjavik Photographic Museum, Reykjavík 2012.

 

Undir áhrifum

Gallerý Gyllinhæð, Reykjavík Ísland 2006.

Awards and nominations:

Nominated for Foam Paul Huf Awards 2015

Selected for Nordic Now – contemporary Scandinavian photography – Organized by Camilla Kragelund, Hannamari Shakya and Nina Strand. 2014

Selected group exhibitions:

Northern Layers

Photojournalism Hub - South Social Film Festival - 2021

Curator : Cinzia D' Ambrosi

Havarí

Karlsstaðir 2020

ÍsÓ

Korpúlfsstaðir 2019

Cooping with distance

PhotoforumPasquArt - switzerland - 2015

 

Bucharest Microtopias

Gabroveni Inn - Bucharest, Romania - 2015

Curator: Maja Nydal Eriksen

 

Inner and outer landscapes

Centrum för photografi - Stockholm, Sweden - 2015

 

Curator : Kirstine Schiess Højmose

 

No place

Hafnarborg Art Museum - Hafnarfjörður, Iceland - 2015

Curators : Áslaug Íris Friðjónsdóttir and  Unnur Mjöll Leifsdóttir.

 

ÍSÓ

Verksmiðjan - Ísafjörður, Iceland - 2015

Re-Looking the Icelandic Landscape

Galeria Stara - Warsaw, Poland - 2015

Inner and outer landscapes

Northern Photographic Center - Oulu, Finland - 2015

Curator : Kirstine Schiess Højmose

Inner and outer landscapes

Bergen Kjøtt - Bergen - 2015

Curator : Kirstine Schiess Højmose

Photo Collect Copenhagen

Köbenhavn, Denmark - 2014

Inner and outer landscapes

Fotografisk Center – Köbenhavn – 2014

Curator : Kirstine Schiess Højmose

 

Frontires of another Nature

Gallery Hippolyte – Helsinki – Finland – 2013

Curator: Celina Lunsford.

 

6.bindið

The Living Art Museum – Reykjavik – Iceland - 2013

Artist/Curator – Katrín I. J. Hirt

 

Art Park(ing) Day

Reykjavík 2012, 

Curator:  Harpa Dögg Kjartansdóttir

 

Icelandic contemporary photographers

Foreign ministry , Reykjavík 2012

 

Icelandic contemporary photographers

The Icelandic Embassy in Helsinki, 2012.

 

Frontiers of another nature

Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt 2011. Curator Celina Lunsford.

 

H L U T F E L D I

Kling & Bang gallerí, Reykjavík 2011. Curators Ingvar Högni Ragnarsson og Bryndís Björnsdóttir.

 

Kveldúlfur Sjónsuða

Verksmiðjan á Hjalteyri, Hjalteyri 2011. Curated by the participating artists.

 

KODDU

Nýlistasafnið og Alliance húsið, Ísland 2011. Curators Ásmundur Ásmundsson, Hannes Lárusson og Tinna Grétarsdóttir.

 

U-landed

Färgfabriken Norr, Svíþjóð 2010. Curator Jonatan Habib Engquist.

                                               

002 –samsýning

002 Gallery, Hafnarfjörður 2010, Curator Birgir Sigurðsson.     

 

Raunveruleikatékk

Listahátíð Reykjavíkur 2010. Curator Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir.

                       

Samsýning #2                        

Gallerí Havarí, Reykjavík Ísland 2009

 

Samsýning #1

Gallerí Havarí , Reykjavík Ísland 2009

 

Leiftur á stund hættunnar

Listasafn Árnesinga, Hveragerði, Ísland 2009. Curator Sigrún Sigurðardóttir.

 

Ipseity - Abeyance

Norræna Húsið, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2009. Curator Julia Staples.

                                   

Photography Group Show

The Lost Horse Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland,2008

 

Urban Space Off

Oi futuro, Rio de Janiero, Brazil 2007

 

Urban Space Off

New Live Shop, Berlin, Germany,2007.

                                   

Þess á milli

Reykjavík, Ísland, Menningarnótt 2007                           

 

In Between

Jarðhúsin, Reykjavik, Iceland 2007.

 

Mini Me

Gallery Golden Floor, Reykjavik, Iceland 2006.                          

Curator :

 

H L U T F E L D I

Kling & Bang gallery, Reykjavík 2011. Curators Ingvar Högni Ragnarsson og Bryndís Björnsdóttir.

Selected books and publications:

 

Frontiers of another nature

Crymogea og Kherer, 2011

 

Þess á milli

Nýhil, 2008

 

Afturgöngur

Sigrún Sigurðardóttir – Þjóðminjasafn Íslands, 2009.

 

Writings:

 

Rætur Rúntsins / Roots of the Rúntur

Rob Hornstra og Ingvar Högni Ragnarsson

Borotov publications 2007.

Selected works done for other artists / with other artists :

 

Take your time - Ólafur Elíasson - 2013

NO tour – Santiago Sierra, 2012

Rætur Rúntsins – Rob Hornstra og Ingvar Högni Ragnarsson 2006

Sjálfsskaparvíti – William Hunt , 2010

The dough warrior – Sören Dahlgard, 2009.

 

Various jobs and projects :

Boardmember of FISL / Icelandic contemorary photography association  - 2015 - present.

Owner of the artist bookstore and publication - Útúrdúr -  2008 – 2013.

Co-curator of KODDU, the oliving art museum and Alliance house- 2011.

Manager of publications at Útúrdúr and Útúr

Manager of events at Útúrdúr.

Teaching at Icelandic academy of the ats – ýmis námskeið.

MAGG ehf – assistant photographer for Ari Magg  2007- 2012

Official photographer for Sequences real time art festival – various years

Official photographer for Villa Reykjavik art festival 2010

Ljósmyndasafn Íslands – Photography department - Mai 2009 - Jan 2010

Selið – Art teacher and various assignments with kids -  2008 -2009

FISL - Various projects for the Icelandic contemporary photography association.

The Living art museum – Various projects

The Reykjavik Art Museum – various projects

Kling & Bang gallery – Various projects

Hönnunarsafn Íslands – starfsmaður í yfirsetu 2006.

           

I have worked on various assignments in relation to photography for artist, musicians, museums and institutions ,such as. The living art museum, Kling & Bang, The national gallery, The Reykjavik Art Museum, Hafnarborg, Gallery Ágúst, FIH, Sequences,  Leikhús Listamanna, FORTIS, Santiago Sierra, Rob Hornstra, Ólafur Elíasson, Davíð Örn Halldórsson, Andrea Maack, Finnbogi Pétursson and many more.

Publications in magazines and newspapers :

 

Publications in magazines and newspapers:  New York Times, Art Review, CATALOG, Wall Street journal, Nordic Now, Artnet , Frame Magazine , Afar Magazine, Morgunblaðið, Grapevine, Fréttablaðið, DV, Læknablaðið and many more.