The Sea Around Us gives a unique insight into Katrín’s life and work with seaweed for over 30 years. She discusses her relationship with the ocean and the philosophy that drives her work with Emblamar Studio the Reykjavik-based creative studio she founded.

Icelandic / Norwegian photographer and film-maker Magnus Andersen created this film following Katrín as she harvests seaweed from the Reykjanes Peninsula, and prepares it in her workshop, giving an honest and uplifting view of seaweed as a prime sustainable material and it’s potential benefits for future generations. The film features original music by Dymbrá, and costume design incorporating seaweed by Sunna Örlygsdóttir.

The Sea Around Us

Director: Magnus Andersen
Creative Director: Charlie Strand
Director of Photography: Blair Alexander Massie
Costume Design: Sunna Örlygsdóttir
Music by Dymbrá – Eyrún Úa Þorbjörnsdóttir, Eir ÖnnuÓlafs & Nína Solveig Andersen
Sound design by Jóhann Vignir Vilbergsson