Wonders of Perlan

Profile: Iceland’s nature photography superstar

Ragnar Th. Sigurðsson has teamed up with Toyota, Royal Geographical Society, Discover the World, and now – Perlan. Specializing in arctic photography, he is one of Iceland’s leading photographers. Singularity within his specialization Ragnar pioneered the use of computers and digital equipment in Icelandic photography. He established Arctic-Images in 1985, his own studio and graphic …

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Thermal Wight: Impressive Sustainable Artwork at Perlan

 At the top of Öskjuhlíð hill, right outside Perlan, stands an intriguing sculpture. The artist combines natural science and art in sustainable, creative ways. Thermal Wight and impressive sculptures The sculpture Thermal Wight (1988) was originally set up at Krýsuvík but now stands at Perlan, Reykjavík. The artist, Robert Dell, was awarded a Fulbright research …

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A whole day in one photo

“I follow the light, not time,” said Ragnar Th. Sigurðsson, one of Iceland’s most beloved photographers, specializing in arctic photography in Iceland. One day of spring 2017, he left his home just after midnight and headed south to Fljótshlíð, a beautiful farming district in Iceland. At dawn, he had found himself a good spot to …

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