Bragi Þór Jósefsson lives and works in Reykjavik, Iceland and has worked as a professional photographer since finishing his photographic studies in 1986. He is a founding member of FÍSL, The Icelandic Contemporary Photography Association, and served on the board 2007 - 2012 and 2017 - 2022 and has been active in the photographic community in Iceland.
Education 1986 B.F.A, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York,
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2019 Ramskram Gallery, Reykjavik - Krummaskuð 2016 Umbrella Arts Gallery, New York - Iceland Defense Force 2016 Reykjanesbær Art Gallery - Iceland Defense Force - Ásbrú 2015 Reykjavík Museum of Photography - Iceland Defense Force 1990 Kjarvalsstaðir Art Gallery, Reykjavík - New York, New York
Selected Group Exhibitions 2022 Korpúlfsstaðir Reykjavík - Hérna/Here, FÍSL Exhibition 2020 Reykjavík Museum of Photography - Fjarski og nánd – Icelandic Contemporary photography, 2019 Korpúlfsstaðir Reykjavík - FÍSL Exhibition 2017 Höfn Hornafirði - ÍSÓ 2013 The National Gallery of Photography, Reykjavík Iceland - Icelandic Photography 1970-1990, 2011 Reykjavik Art Museum - Perspectives , on the border of Art and Philosophy, 2010 Nordic House Reykjavik, The Present is now - Reykjavík Arts Festival 2008 The National Gallery of Photography, Reykjavík Iceland - Endurkast / Reflection 1996 Gerðarsafn Art Museum - The Icelandic Professional Photographers Association 1995 Bonn, Germany - Fotografien Islandischer, 1991 Kjarvalsstaðir Reykjavík - The Icelandic Photographic Exhibition
Selected Books and Publications 2021 100 Swimming Pools - A self published photo book 2015 Iceland Defense Force - a book published in connection with an exhibition by the same name, by Crymogea Iceland 2008 Reykjavík Inside-out - book published by Skrudda, Iceland 2022 EXIT magazine, Spain 2022 EXIT magazine, England 2022 ICON magazine, England 2020 Fegurðin er ekki skraut - Icelandic contemporary photography, published by Fagurskinna, Iceland 2013 Þættir úr sögu ljósmyndunar á Íslandi 1970-1990, National Museum of Photography, Reykjavík Iceland 2012 Katalog Magazine, 24.2, Denmark 2011 Frontiers of Another Nature. Crymogea, Reykjavík, and Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin 2008 Endurkast / Reflection - The National Gallery of Photography, Reykjavík Iceland 2008 Allar breytingar skapa forsendur fyrir nýtt líf - Morgunblaðið 24.9.
Grants & Awards 2022 The Visual Arts Fund, Project grant 2020 The Visual Arts Fund, Project grant 2016 The Visual Arts Fund, Travel grant 2007 The Visual Arts Fund, Project grant 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2009 Best image in category, yearly Press photography of the Year exhibition, Reykjavík Iceland 1991 Best image in show - The Icelandic Photographic Exhibition
Partial client list Airbnb, Alark, Allianz Global Investors, Ali Group - Italy, Arkís, Amnesty International, Alþingi, Barnaheill, Best Western hotel, Center hotels, Citycenter hotel, Cosmo Public Relations Corporation - Japan, El Pais - Spain, Farfuglar, Fjármálaeftirlitið, Forbes Magazine, Gestgjafinn, Getty images, Globe and Mail - Toronto, Grand hótel, The Guardian, Hagstofan, Hótel Rangá, Hús og híbýli, Iceland Seafood, Íslenska auglýsingastofan, Lufthansa Magazine, Mercator media, Míla, Monocle Magazine, Morgenbladed - Norway, National Geographic TV, USA, Neue Zurcher Zeitung - Sviss, Noklus - Norway, Nordic Investment Bank, Nýtt líf, OG arkitektar, Rey apartments, Reykjavíkurborg, Samtök sveitarfélaga á vesturlandi, Shortcut - Sweden, Síminn, Telerama - France, Vi - Sweden, Vikan, Wall Street Journal, Wallpaper.
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