Brynhild Bye-Tiller
Artistic practice

Participatory projects

  100 metres
  Ramallah Trondheim Series
  Apertura Namdalseid
  Bridging Zip-Code 65
  Three Ways of Framing
  My home
  These were not chosen
  Things tend to be different than you think
  Invisible Visible
  Women in Health- and Care Work
Documentary & Other photographic work
  Away game
  The truth on the ground
  On/Off stage
  Documenting while caring
  Easter parade behind the wall
  Occupied West Bank Scouts
  Immigrants and refugees to the Nordic countries
  Icelandic Encounters
  Labor Day
  Reykjavik riots
  Subway portraits
Early work
Portfolio photo (Opens in New Window)
Icelandic encounters (1989-2015)
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ICELAND: How to cultivate narrative methods and literary form from an artistic point of view? How to use both long and short encounters with people as a raw material to produce a book?

ICELANDIC ENCOUNTERS (1989-2015) is an artistic photographic book, which contains 63 portraits from encounters with Icelandic people in the period between 1989 until 2015. It mainly consists of color photography and all photos are paired with a fact-based text for each portrait. Which requires a minimum of information (name, location and profession) about each person which is a result of an encounter between the artist and the object. It's a narrative book produced with narrative methods. It cultivates literary form from an artistic point of view, using the photo book as a format and an artistic expression.

– After several periods on Iceland, I have a close relationship with the country including its geology, history and the people, who are still standing strong despite difficult times after the financial crisis in 2007. Iceland has affected me in a very profund way particularly the breathtaking volcanic scenery.

BUY THE BOOK ONLINE (130 pgs Standard Landscape, 10x8 in, 25 cm x 20 cm Icelandic encounters


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With image wrap, soft cover or hardcover with dusk jacket.




Length: 3:59 min.

NOTE! The soundslide contains mainly old pictures of people Bye-Tiller met in the 80's and the 90's.