A/v artist, composer and musician working with live electronics, sound, light, intermedia installations and recording studio productions as producer and engineer.
His personal work generates from a diverse range of interests associated with procedures that depict sound and visual forms out of a naturalistic context, while often filtering the outcome with machine-driven techniques. The main ideas gravitate towards field and foley recordings manipulation, acoustic ecology, sound synthesis, audio spatialization and data sonification as composition tools.
He has released via labels such as Room40, Bedroom Community, INNI and Until Riots. His musical contributions include the Oscar-winning score ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’, Netflix’s ‘DARK’ series, ‘The Old Guard’ and ‘Against the Ice’, ‘Defending Jacob’ Apple TV series, ‘Without Remorse’ by Amazon Studios, ‘For Life’, ‘Fresh’ and many other including video games, theatre plays, operas and stage artworks.
Based in Reykjavík at Greenhouse Studios, has been collaborating on projects for screen, stage, live and recorded mediums. He has worked alongside artists including Valgeir Sigurðsson, Ben Frost, Swans, Jónsi, Alex Somers, Dustin O’Halloran, Atli Örvarsson, Volker Bartelmann/Hauschka, Damien Rice, JFDR, 404.zero and many others.
He’s the founder of ‘Outer Fields’, a platform for field recording based projects, libraries and plug-ins and serves as the regional representative in Iceland for Quiet Park International.
He has performed worldwide with solo and collaborative projects in clubs, festivals, galleries, residencies and theatres.
Among the others: MUSICACOUSTICA (Beijing, China), EMS Elekronmusik Studion (Stockholm), SICMF Seoul International Computer Music Festival (South Korea), ADAF Athens Digital Arts Festival (Athens), Moogfest (USA), CECM, Indiana University (USA), CEMI UNT University of North Texas (USA), Norient Festival (Kunsthalle, Bern), Kremlin Theatre (Moscow), Raagataala (Jodhpur, India), ICC (Istanbul), Gorki Theatre (Berlin), TQS (London), A Simana (France), Patchlab Festival, Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, Krakow Music Composer Festival, Audio Art Festival, Solvay Modern Art Center, Arteteka (Krakow), IRCAM Forum Workshop, Centre Pompidou (Paris), Nonagon Festival (Sweden), Mengi, Lunga Festival, Idno, Hurra (Reykjavík), Olympic Theatre (Rome), Regent Theatre (Toronto), Hangar Bicocca, La Triennale of Milan, INNER_SPACES c/o Auditorium S. Fedele, Festival Milano Musica, Milan Design Week, Milan Vogue Fashion Night, Terraforma Festival, Circolo Magnolia, BabilonRadioRai2 (Milan), University of Turin, Mtv Days 2011 (Turin), Circolo degli Artisti (Rome), Municipal Theatre of Bolzen, New Generation (Bratislava), Parole di Lulú (Rome), MEI Supersound (Faenza), Medimex (Bari), Municipal Theatre of Vicenza, Home Festival, Benetton Foundation/Bomben Spaces (Treviso). Works were selected also for FILE Festival in Sao Paulo and ISEA2019 in South Korea.
He has created music and sound contents for brands including Maserati, Toyota, Porche, Deutsche Bank, Monclare, MSC, and have been featured on The Creator Projects, Rolling Stone, Rainforest Alliance, Arduino, RadioRai, Vice, MTV, DeeJay Tv, La Repubblica. As FOH engineer, visual and light programmer has worked at festivals such as Semibreve, Scopitone, Montreux Jazz Festival, Philharmonie de Paris.
Awards include: winner of ACC_R Creators 2020 (South Korea), winner of PRIX CIME 2017 (Texas), first prize winner of S. Fedele Musica 2016, first prize winner of DE.MO./ MOVIN’UP 2015, first prize winner of T.A.T. (2011, Rome) and nominated “Producer of the Year” at the Icelandic Music Awards 2022.
He holds a B.A. (with highest distinction) in Electroacoustic Music Composition and Multimedia Technologies from the Conservatory “A. Steffani” of Castelfranco (TV), studied at the Academy of Music, Intermedia Art Department and SME Studio of Electroacoustic Music in Krakow, and graduated in Contemporary Writing and Production at the Cpm Music Institute in Milan.