WORKS

2019 - Barbara
2019 - Confluence
2019 - Conflicted Matter
2018 - Woody’s Objects
2017 - Woody
2017 - Horsekeeper’s Grooming Kit
2017 - Element
2017 - Pole
2016 - Invasive Species
2016 - Sulfur Archive 
2016 - Grail
2015 - Exercise in Pine I & II for Studio Thomas Vailly
2015 - The Frame
2014 - Prototype One
2013 - 13Al+
2013 - Basalt/aluminum - for 13Al+ 
2013 - Vikings - for 13Al+ - with Katrín Ólína
2013 - Aluminum table & stool - with Katrín Ólína
2012 - North East 10
2011 - Hydro Morphosis
2010 - Wood Vases / The Iceland Project.
2010 - Protected Time 
2009 - Heyr deer, what's the time?
2008 - Mundane and Everyday

EXHIBITIONS

March 2019 - Mundane & Everyday exhibited in the New Nordic Exhibition at the Reykjavík Art Museum. 
May 2019 - Curation of “Omen” Graduation Exhibition of MA Design Explorations & Translations program at the Iceland University of the Arts.
February 2019- Conflicted Matter Exhibition. Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle, Germany.
September 2018 - Mundane & Everyday exhibited at the New Nordic Exhibition, Old Truman Brewery, London.
August 2018 - Mundane & Everyday exhibited at the New Nordic Exhibition, Chart Design, Den Frie Copenhagen
March 2018 - Woody at Forms of Life exhibition, Nordic House during Design March.
March 2018 - Horsekeeper´s Grooming Kit, A.M Concept Space, Design March, Reykjavík. 
October 2017 - Horsekeeper’s Grooming Kit at Klokgebouw, Eindhoven, Dutch Design Week.
March 2017 - Woody at Kex Hostel during DesignMarch
October 2016 - Clay and More at Hafnarborg Iceland - Grail
October 2016 – Selections. Curation of a IUA student exhibition at Klokgebouw, Eindhoven, Dutch Design Week.
April 2016 - Reconfiguration of a tree at Salone del Mobile Milan - Exercise in Pine I & II for
studio Thomas Vailly
March 2016 - Translations by Thomas Pausz and G.Eyjolfsson at DesignMarch - Sulfur Ceramics / Sulfur
Archive
February 2016 - Aurora - Nordic Architecture and Design exhibition at Stockholm Furniture &
Light Fair 2016 - Sulfur Ceramics / Sulfur Archive
October 2015 - Reconfiguration of a tree at Dutch Design Week - Exercise in Pine I & II for
studio Thomas Vailly
February 2015 - We Live Here exhibition at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair - Protected Time
October 2014 - Burst Open exhibition in Brisbane Australia - Prototype One (lamp)
March 2013 - 13Al+ at DesignMarch - Vikings and Aluminum stool and table with Katrin Olina
February 2013 - 13Al+ exhibition at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair - Vikings and Aluminum stool and table with Katrin Olina
April 2012 - 50 exhibition at Salone del Mobile Milan - Hydro Morphosis
March 2012 - Norðaustan 10 at Epal Design Store during DesignMarch
October 2011 - Design Academy Eindhoven graduation show at Dutch Design Week - Hydro Morphosis
June 2009 - Central Saint Martins graduation show - Hey deer, what's the time?

PUBLICATIONS

-Design and Peace, Alvar Aalto Foundation, TMG Sthlm, 2019.  Interview.
-Conflicted Matter, Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle, Germany. Limited edition 50 copies, 2019
-The Nordic Report, Vol.1, SustainNordic, 2018. Interview.
-Barbara, Blæti vol 3, 2019. Design Fiction, Short Story.
-“Thoughts on a train”, article and an interview in Obliquite. Experimental Design Publication. Issue 02 – Process, 2018
-Junko Arts & Travel Magazine, issue 2. Extended interview on the context of Iceland.
-Eyjólfsson, G. " Man, nature, research and communication," Mæna, Vol. 6 -2015, pp. xx-xx.
-Eyjólfsson, G. "Production," Mæna, Vol. 5 -2014, pp. 87-89.
-Eyjólfsson, G. & Vailly, T. "The New System," Trust Design, part 3 (of 4): Faith is Trust, pp. xx-xx.
-A researcher for "Design as a Driver for Future - Icelandic Design Policy 2014-2018" a joint publication by the Icelandic Ministry of Industries and Innovation and the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.

PUBLIC SPEAKING / PERFORMANCE

March 2020. “Altered Relations”. Reading, interactive lecture at Space 10, Copenhagen with Marteinn Sindri Jónsson.
February 2020. Hugarflug, Presentation of Barbara.network. A collaborative platform for ponderings, wonderings and speculation with Marteinn Sindri Jónsson, philosopher and a musician.
November 2019. Barbara Performance with Marteinn Sindri Jónsson (philosopher and a musician) at PARSE: Human Conference in Gothenburg.
June 2019. Participation in an International Aino & Alvar Aalto Design Colloquium: Design & Peace, Saynatsalo, Finland.
May 2019. Contextual lecture in a workshop about the utilisation of geothermal energy in north of Iceland, commissioned by Eimur project.
Mars 2019. Moderator. Discussions with Michael Morris & Karl Asperlund at Counter Points Exhibition.
Mars 2019. Barbara - a Tale of Transformation. Lecture about my research, work and working process at the Iceland University of the Arts.
February 2019. Lecture about my research, work and working process at “Conflicted Matter Workshop”, Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle, Germany.
February 2019. Hugarflug 2019 (Research Symposium) Odd Bodies: Emergent Forms. Short talk and a collaborative installation with Sam Rees, Marina Rees and Thomas Pausz.
April 2018. Material, Context, Narrative lecture about my work and working process in Vettvangur, lecture series at Iceland University of the Arts.
November 2018 Hvert Stefnum Við - málþing um hönnun í kvikum heimi. Lecture in a symposium related to the Iceland Design Awards 2018 (Design & future). Veröld, Hús Vigdísar Finnbogadóttir
December 2017. Material Depot, Form/Design Center, Malmö, Sweden. Lecture about my work. 
April 2018. Hundrað ár, dagur ei meir: Hugmyndasaga Fullveldisins (Interview Channel 1, operated by RÚV, Iceland's national broadcasting service). Program revolved around the independence of Iceland and cultural relations. Produced by Marteinn Sindri Jónsson.
March 2017. Presentation of the research of Woody at KEX hostel during DesignMarch
November 2016. Seminar by The Environment Agency of Iceland and the city of Reykjavík. Materials, packaging and context.
November 2016. Radio interview at Rás 1 (Channel 1, operated by RÚV, Iceland's national broadcasting service). Topic: Packaging and waste.
September 2016. Design Diplomacy at Helsinki Design Week. Discussion between Garðar Eyjólfsson and Finnish design specialist Kaj Kalin.
May 2016. Video interview released at the spring seminar of the Icelandic Research and Innovation fund, Rannis.
August 2015. Austurbrú Seminar in East Iceland. Aluminum as an new raw material in a local context.
April 2015. Gardar was a critic/advisor in the tv series Toppstöðin at RÚV, Iceland's
national broadcasting service. The series documented a competition in innovation, from idea to business.
February 2015. Interview in the Finnish national tv about We Live Here, a cooperation project between the Design Centers of Iceland and Finland during Stockholm Furniture Fair.
August 2013. Presenting 13Al+ project at the 13Al+ Conference at Arion Bank Headquarters. 
October 2013. Lunch seminar series at Iceland University of the Arts. Lecture about my research, work and working process. “The Search for Contemporary Mythologies
October 2013. Radio interview at 1 (Channel 1, operated by RÚV, Iceland's national broadcasting service). Topic: Design and innovation.
August 2013. Radio interview at Rás 1 (Channel 1, operated by RÚV, Iceland's national broadcasting service). Topic: Aluminum as a new local material in the icelandic context.

PRESS

- Mróz, Monika, "Investigating The Possibilities Of Sulphur," Ignant, June 7th 2016.
- Frearson, Amy, "Aluminium table by Katrin Olina and Garðar Eyjólfsson." Dezeen, March 30th 2013.
- Mull, Olivia, "Garðar Eyjólfsson creates ceramics from Icelandic sulphur," Dezeen, March 19th 2016. 
- Guðmundsdóttir, Ragna Margrét, "Clay and more," HA Magazine, Vol.4 - 2016, pp. 50-57.
- Sigurðardóttir, Hrefna & Jónsdóttir, María Kristín. "Perspectival," HA Magazine, Vol.3 2016, pp. 48.
- Cartwright, James. "Land of ice and fire and design," Elephant, issue 25, 2015-2016, pp. 174-179.
-"Garðar Eyjólfsson Q&A," Fiera. Discovering new talent at the world's design fairs, issue 4, 2016, pp. 116-118 & 161.

MILESTONES, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, WORKSHOPS, CONFERENCES & OTHER RELATED ACTIVITIES:

2019. Participation in an International Aino & Alvar Aalto Design Colloquium: Design & Peace, Saynatsalo, Finland.
2019. Participation in PARSE: Human Conference in Gothenburg.
2019. TTT Workshop, Kolstaðir, Iceland. “I have become stone”.
2019. Conflicted Matter Workshop, Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle, Germany.
2018. Dropar úr Lofti, A collaborative project between physics, biology and design. Sponsored by RANNÍS
2017. Invasive Species Workshop, Atelier Luma, Arles, France with Thomas Pausz & Thomas Vailly
2017. Iceland Academy of Arts. Program Director of MA Design Explorations & Translations - ongoing.
2016. Animal Architecture Workshop, L'École nationale supérieure d'architecture de Grenoble.
2016. Participant in Future Fictions Summit in October 2016, MIT Workshop.
2015. LungA festival. One week workshop: Circular Gifts: Design as performance, design as process.
2013. Projact Manager, Curator, Designer in 13Al+
2014-2017. Academy of Arts. Program Director of Product Design.
2012 to 2014. Iceland Academy of Arts. Guest teacher.
2011 to 2013. Hafnarfjörður Technical College. Guest teacher.
2011 to 2013. The Reykjavik School of Visual Arts. Guest teacher.