Egill Sæbjörnsson (born 1973) is an Icelandic artist residing in Berlin. His works often consist of combinations of real objects, the movement of projected video images and sound. Sæbjörnsson is witty, ingenious and deep, all in one. He makes us confused and surprised and leads us to pose ontological questions, and does so in a way that both he and we enjoy. Sæbjörnsson’s works are of an experiential nature, requiring neither instructions nor education in order to be understood.
Not only a visual artist, Sæbjörnsson also writes, sings and makes recordings and performances. He is brimming with ideas, which he also carries out. He is a strange blend of spontaneity and perseverance. Owing to their complex technological solutions, his works require time to be completed. Egill Sæbjörnsson’s exhibitions, situated installations and performances have been seen over the past twenty years at numerous venues in Europe, the United States and Asia.