Sigurður Guðjónssonis best known for his striking time-based media works that often focus on man-made machinery and technical relics, investigating their enigmatic, hidden elements just beyond our field of vision. The artist experiments with camera lenses, perspective, light, and motion, amplifying and observing these forms and the transformations that take place as they interact with their environment. The interplay of sound and vision features throughout Guðjónsson’s oeuvre. The artist uses intricate soundscapes as the foundation of his works, drawing out the acoustic properties of his visual investigations to create a stronger link to the subject matter. 

Sigurður Guðjónsson represented Iceland at 59th International Venice Biennale 2022 with his installation Perpetual motion, curated by Mónica Bello. Guðjónsson was awarded the Icelandic Art Prize for Visual Artist of the Year in 2018 for his exhibition Inlight organized by ASÍ Art Museum. His work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions around the world, in such institutions as the National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik Art Museum, Scandinavia House, New York, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany, Arario Gallery, Beijing, Liverpool Biennial, UK, Tromsø Center for Contemporary Art, Norway and Hamburger Bahnhof. Berlin. He often collaborates with musical composers, resulting inintricate work, allowing the visual compositions to enchantingly merge with the musical ones in a single rhythmic and tonal whole.