Bio

Kristján Loðmfjörð is a visual artist, documentarian and film editor based in Seyðisfjörður East Iceland.
In the late nineties Loðmfjörð co-founded the film association Lortur which became a populous group
of young artists in Reykjavik Iceland, producing experimental films as well as hosting the visual art
biennale Drum Solo. In 2002 Loðmfjörð studied visual art at AKI Academy of
Visual Arts in Holland, where he graduated from Mixed Media department in 2006.

With the film medium Loðmfjörð explores the border between visual art and documentary cinema with emphasis
on the narration of visual language and sound. His work varies from audiovisual installations
to linear filmmaking.

Education

ArtEZ AKI, The Enschede Academy of Visual Arts
September 1, 2002 – June 20, 2006
Field of study: Mixed Media.
Diploma: Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA)

Awards

The Jury Awards at Skjaldborg Film Festival, in the years 2017 for the documentary Seeing Eye Dog.

The Audience Awards "Einarinn" at Skjaldborg Film Festival, in the years 2017 for the documentary Seeing Eye Dog.

Best Editing Awards at the Edda Awards, the annual film and TV awards in Iceland, in the years 2016 for the feature film Rams.

Best Documentary Awards at the Edda Awards, the annual film and TV awards in Iceland, in the years 2007 for the film Sins of the Fathers. (Titled for script and editing)

Third Prize at the short film festival 2001 Frames the year 2002 for the film The Jacket Everybody Wanted to Wear.

First Prize at the Reykjavík Short Film festival the year 2002 for the film Morocco: Pale Arrogance.

Second Prize at the short film festival 2001 Frames the year 2001 for the film cut Up on Kjölur.

First Prize at the Reykjavík Short Film festival the year 2000 for the film Georg: a living tune.

Nominations

Nominated for the White Goose Awards at DMZ Docs, in the year 2016 for the documentary Grace of God.

Nominated for the Young Onion Awards at Makedox, in the year 2016 for the documentary Grace of God.

Nominated for the Nordic Dox Awards at CPH:DOX, in the year 2015 for the documentary Grace of God.

Nominated for the FNC LAB at Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, in the year 2015 for the audiovisual NS-12. Made in collaboration with composer Konrad Korabiewski.

Nominated for the Marl Video Art Award 2014, in the year 2015 for the audiovisual NS-12. Made in collaboration with composer Konrad Korabiewski.

Nominated for Best Editing Awards at the Edda Awards, the annual film and TV awards in Iceland, in the years 2015 for the feature film Paris of the North.

Nominated for Best Editing Awards at the Edda Awards, the annual film and TV awards in Iceland, in the years 2013 for the feature film Black’s Game.

Nominated for Best Editing Awards at the Edda Awards, the annual film and TV awards in Iceland, in the years 2012 for the feature film Either Way.

Selected group exhibitions

October 2014, “Marl Media Art Award”, Museum of Sculpture Glaskasten Marl, Marl Germany.

June 2014: “Soundplay”, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk Poland.

June 2014: “RóRó”, Skaftfell Center for Visual Art. Seyðisfjörður Iceland.

May 2014: “NS-12” DAAD Galerie, Berlin Germany.

May 2014: “NS-12”, ZKM – Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe Germany.

October 2008: "Drum-solo H42", Kling & Bang. Reykjavík Iceland.

October 2007: “SEQUENSES real-time art festival”. Reykjavík Iceland.

February 2007: Sign art gallery, Groningen Netherlands.

September 2006: "Made in Video", International Video Art Festival Copenhagen. Denmark.

September 2006: "West Wall", Skaftfell Center for Visual Art. Seyðisfjörður, Iceland.

May 2006: "Our Dutch Point of View", Gallery Hot Ice. Amsterdam Netherlands.

October 2005: "Grasroot", The Living Art museum. Reykjavik Iceland.

August 2004: " Drum-solo B1", Klink & Bank. Reykjavik Iceland.

February 2003: "Rotterdam Premiere", Het Wilde Weten. Rotterdam Netherlands.

August 2002: " Drum-solo R3a", Ranargata 3a. Reykjavik Iceland.

August 2001: "House Full of Paintings", Gula Husid. Reykjavik Iceland. 

September 2000: "Cafe9.net", Reykjavik Art Museum. Reykjavik Iceland.

Selected work as film editor

Under the Tree, feature by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Nominated for the Orizzonti Awards at The Venice Film Festival 2017.

I Remember You, feature by Óskar Þór Axelsson. Awarded the Fresh Blood Awards at Fantasy Film Fest 2017.

Rams, Feature by Grímur Hákonarsson. Awarded best film in Un Certain Regard competition at Cannes Film Festival 2015.

Paris of the North, feature by Hafsteinn G. Sigurðsson. Nominated for the Crystal Globe Awards at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2014.

Black's game, feature by Óskar Þór Axelsson. Nominated for the Tiger Awards at Rotterdam International Film Festival 2012.

Either Way, feature by Hafsteinn G. Sigurðsson. Awarded Best film at the Torino International Festival of Young Cinema 2011.