Ragnar Helgi Ólafsson

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Born 1971 in Reykjavik. Studied hermeneutics and political-philosophy from 1991-1997 at the University of Iceland. Moving to France, he graduated from l'Ecole des Beaux Arts d'Aix-en-Provence in 2001. After making narrative short films and animations he now works chiefly with new media in installations and web-based art, his work revolving around the themes of participatory narrativity, time and memory. He lives and works in Reykjavik. Ragnar‘s most recent works include the interactive sound-installation PetSounds [v1.7], exhibited at the STEIM-gallery in Amsterdam, and www.webwaste.net exhibited during Digit@rt at The Cité des Science et de l'Industrie in Paris.