Academy for Theatre and Digitality

Sóley Sigurjónsdóttir

Artist, ResearcherFellow

Short Bio

Sól Ey (Sóley Sigurjónsdóttir, b. 1996) is an Icelandic artist and researcher living in Copenhagen. Her works consist of performances, installations, and instrument design, and aim to combine sound, space, movement, light, technology, and the body. Currently, her artistic research focuses on the possibilities of the human body when extended with electronics or objects.

Sól Ey’s works are regularly presented at European festivals, notably Nordic Music Days, NEXT (SK), Reykjavik Art Festival (IS), Dark Music Days (IS), and Rewire (NL). She was an artist-in-residence at the Spatial Sound Institute (2018) and Instrument Inventor’s Initiative (2021), and a research fellow at the Academy for Theatre and Digitality (2022). Furthermore, she is active as a curator, e.g., for RASK (IS) and was a festival director of Ung Nordisk Musik Reykjavik 2022. Sól Ey obtained a bachelor’s degree in composition from the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague in 2021.
Parallel to her artistic work, Sól Ey is active as a curator and organiser. She is founder of RASK, a collective of Icelandic artists working with art and technology, chairperson of UNM Iceland and was the festival leader of the Ung Nordisk Musik festival in Reykjavik 2022.

[Photo: Ruediger Dunker]



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