Kristleifur Björnsson (b.1973) lives and works in Reykjavik. Kristleifur did his studies at HGB – Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig, Germany under the guidance of prof . Timm Rautert until graduating with excellence in 2003. Kristleifur has exhibited widely in central Europe and Iceland in the last years. He recently participated in Street and Studio, an extensive exhibition on urban history of photography at TATE modern in London and Fotomuseum Volkwang in Essen, Germany.