Orri

Orri Jónsson was born in Reykjavík in 1970, and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York in 1996. Orri’s photographs have been published in magazines including Big magazine, and he has exhibited at institutions including the Museum Folkwang in Essen and the Reykjavík Museum of Photography. Orri is also an accomplished musician and producer; his albums as half of the duet Slowblow include Quicksilver Tuna (1994) and Noi Albinoi (2004). In 2011 Orri co-wrote, directed and edited his first film Grandma Lo-Fi: The Basement Tapes of Sigríður Níelsdóttir.