Omar Sverisson

Visual Artist, Photographer, 1977, Reykjavik, Icelandic

Ómar Sverrisson is a freelance photographer and visual artist living and working in Reykjavik, Iceland. Ómar has been taking photos since the age of 10. Ómar's work spans from film design and photographic assigments for Icelandic music bands, theatre to editorial and visual advertising content for number of newspapers, magazines and private clients. In 2018 he won Helsinki Photo Festival’s open call with portrait images from Reykjavik.

Omar Sverisson's portraits enjoy cult status among the Danish and Icelandic creative scene.

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Curatorial Statements 2023

Learn about the jury’s statements of Helsinki Photo Festival and how they decide on submissions during the annual open calls.