Meet the people living at the edge of world.

NORÐUR Journal

Meet Laufey. The 23-year-old Icelandic-Chinese singer, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist grew up playing cello and piano, inspired by her violinist mother and became hooked on the jazz standards of Ella Fitzgerald after digging through her father’s records.

Bike Farm

Mummi and Rannveig live with their two children, Steini Kaldbak and Heiða Guðbjörg, on the farm Mörtunga 2 in the county of West-Skaftafellssýsla. They run a sheep farm and tourism services offering mountain bike tours.

Ari Bragi
An escape from the city life

Ari Bragi Kárason knows nothing else than giving all he‘s got. He is Iceland‘s fastest man, boasting the record for 100 metres, but also happens to be one of the country‘s finest trumpet players.

Baltasar Kormákur
You have to take chances

Katla director Baltasar Kormákur on filming in the Icelandic weather, the future, and natural power

Donal Boyd
The valley. The huts. The foxes.

In 2015, American wildlife conservationist and photographer Donal Boyd travelled to Iceland, where he found solace in the ability to connect with the nature in a way he had never experienced before.


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