Örvar Þóreyjarson Smárason

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name, Smárason, is a patronymic, not a family name, while, Þóreyjarson, is a matronymic; this person is properly referred to by the given name Örvar.
Örvar Þóreyjarson Smárason 2011

Örvar Þóreyjarson Smárason (born 1977) is a founding member of Icelandic experimental band múm,[1][2] and has been a part-time member of other Icelandic bands such as Benni Hemm Hemm, Singapore Sling, Slowblow, Skakkamanage, FM Belfast [3] and Represensitive Man. In his native country, he is also known as a poet/author. Gamall þrjótur, nýjir tímar ("Old villain, new times") a book of poetry was published in 2005 as a part of Nýhil's Nordic literature series. It was preceded by the critically acclaimed[citation needed] novella Úfin, strokin ("Ruffled, stroked"), released in 2005 and described as "a detective boy novel updated for modern girls".[4] He studied screenwriting at FAMU in Prague.[citation needed]

Publications and discography[edit]

For discography as part of múm, see múm#Discography.
  • Úfin, strokin ("Ruffled, stroked") (2005) – novella[5]
  • Scapigliata, lisciata (Italian translation of Úfin, Strokin) (Scritturapura, Italy, 2008) – novella[6]
  • Gamall þrjótur, nýjir tímar ("Old villain, new times") (Nýhil, 2005) – poetry
  • To Fruits Turn the Youth (Afterhours, Japan, 2007) – Illustrations, drawings and poetry[7]