Sól Ey is an Icelandic artist and researcher whose work combines sound, space, movement, light, and the body. With a background in composition, she uses tools such as sensors, DIY electronics, scenography, video projections, and spatial sound. Her artistic output comprises performances, installations, and instrument design that emphasise interaction, immersion, and participation.
Sól Ey’s works have been performed at festivals such as Nordic Music Days, Rewire (NL), Reykjavik Art Festival (IS), Dark Music Days (IS), NEXT (SK), Today’s Art (NL), Gaudeamus (NL), Ung Nordisk Musik (DK, IS), Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival (GL), and commissioned by Rewire Festival (NL), Ensemble Modelo62 (NL), and Erkitíð (IS). She was an artist-in-residence at the Spatial Sound Institute (Budapest 2018) and Instrument Inventor’s Initiative (The Hague 2021), and a research fellow at the Academy for Theatre and Digitality (Dortmund 2022). Moreover, she has worked with art groups such as Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT), Maze Ensemble, Ableton Ensemble Modelo62, and been an intern for German composer-director Heiner Goebbels. Sól Ey studied composition at the Iceland University of the Arts and Royal Conservatoire of The Hague, where she completed her bachelor’s degree 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.
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