2017 > Diploma in Photojournalism from the, DMJX, NOOr and WPP
2011-2014 > The school of Photography (Ljósmyndaskólinn).
2007-2011 > University of Iceland, Faculty of Law (Háskóli Íslands).
2004-2007 > College Student (Mennaskólinn við Hamrahlíð).
About Gísli Svendsen
Gísli studied at the University of Iceland after High school. 2011 he started at “The School of Photography”, and graduated in the year 2014 as a professional Photographer.
Gísli’s interest became documentary based photography. In pursuit of that, he has attended some Workshops:
November 2013: “The Other Side of the Conflict”, held by the Israel group Punctum, under guidance of the documentary photographer, Jan Grarup.
March 2014: workshop in Asia, with emphasis on people‘s lives in Cambodia and Vietnam.
November 2014: workshop in Bangkok, where he started a project regarding Ladyboys in Asia.
The year 2017 Gísli graduated with a Diploma in Photojournalism and documentary photography, held by DMJX (Denmarks Media og Journalist School), NOOR and World Press Photo. Gísli has been a professional NPPA member since 2014.