Sjón, born 1963, is an Icelandic writer and artist. He became famous for his song lyrics for Björk, in particular for Lars von Trier’s film Dancer in the Dark. He was a member of the Surrealism, Punk, Dada and Poetry performance group, Medúsa. Sjón lived for several years in England and The Netherlands, before returning to Reykjavík. He received the Nordic Council Literature Prize for his novel The Blue Fox. Latest publication in German: CoDex 1962, 2020.
Nobody combines head and heart more poetically than Sjón.
Participant of the European Literature Days 2020.