SØS Gunver Ryberg DENMARK
Performing Artist at HARPA Awardshow 2020
SØS Gunver Ryberg is an award winning composer, sound artist and live performer known for her releases and also her extensive compositional and soundtrack work for video games, films, international theatre and dance productions. She has been awarded several times for her music and significantly a BAFTA nomination for her work on the multi award winning video game INSIDE. She creates genre-defying electronic music. Her characteristic style is recognized for challenging your state of consciousness by transformative music experiences with insistent rhythms, combined with a meticulous exploration of textures and timbres.
When this is presented in a live performance, her skill and energy create a dynamic and immersive show that alters minds and bodies. Invited by Aphex Twin to his Warehouse Project show in September and she was highlighted at ADE as one of 5 key performances. Her latest release on Avian received reviews with the words “This is powerful and sublime”, “Experimental techno at its most forceful and refined” and “It’s an immersive piece of music from one of contemporary techno’s most adventurous producers.”
Touring all over the world to perform at festivals, clubs, museums, galleries, cinemas and churches to more unconventional contexts like an underwater reservoir, a running metro train, a planetarium or an old industrial ship allows SØS to expand on her abstract interpretations of the relationship between rhythm and space, with the bodies inside being fortunate enough to experience this transformative physical power of her sound.