After that Bjorgulfsson moved to Amsterdam, where he got a BFA from Gerrit Rietveld Academy and MFA from the Sandberg Institute. He was a member of Stilluppsteypa for a decade, and together they produced 19 albums and toured all over Europe and in United States. In 2002 Heimir left the band to pursue other projects. Later he was a member of experimental improvisation band The Vacuum Boys and produced two releases with them. He also released nine albums, including a few in collaboration with Jonas Ohlsson on such labels as ERS, Ritornell, Staalplaat, Bottrop-Boy, Crónica. Machine Natura (An Interpretation Inconsistent With The Actuality Of A Situation) (Minimax).
Heimir Björgúlfsson (b. 1975) is an Icelandic artist from Reykjavík, currently residing in Los Angeles, California. He is active as a composer/sound artist/music producer as well as a sculptor, painter, photographer, visual artist and many more. He moved from the Iceland to Netherlands in 1997 to study sonology at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague with fellow members of experimental trio Stilluppsteypa, which he founded in 1992. After that Bjorgulfsson moved to Amsterdam, where he got a BFA from Gerrit Rietveld Academy and MFA from the Sandberg Institute .
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Heimir Björgúlfsson is an Icelandic artist born in Reykjavík, Iceland in 1975. Heimir lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Björgúlfsson has been exhibited in various solo and group exhibitions throughout Europe and the United States, such as The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík (2001 and 2003 solo). Kópavogur Art Museum, Kópavogur, Iceland (2002). Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Netherlands (2001 and 2004 solo). W139, Amsterdam (2004 solo). Gemeente Museum, The Hague (2006). Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík (2010).
About Heimir Björgúlfsson. Heimir Bjorgulfsson combines natural sounds from his native Iceland with electronic elements for his minimalist techno sound. Born in Iceland and stationed in Amsterdam, Bjorgulfsson's first album was The Opposite. The album was based on digitally remastered recordings of natural sounds from Iceland such as glaciers and geysers. For his second album, Discreet Journey Digitalis, the Icelander used all digitally generated and manipulated recordings.
Machine Natura (An Interpretation Inconsistent With The Actuality Of A Situation). Heimir Björgúlfsson (1975 Reykjavik, Iceland) lives and works in Amsterdam. His audio works involve approaching sound with a constructed visual and physical aspect including recent solo releases which feature natural recordings taken and manipulated digitally and mixed with digitally generated sounds to form a an exploration and composition focusing on the difference between natural and digital acoustics.
Heimir Bjorgulfsson combines natural sounds from his native Iceland with electronic elements for his minimalist techno sound.