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 and installations. 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.
Her release on Avian received reviews with the words “This is powerful and sublime”, “Experimental music at its most forceful and refined” and “It’s an immersive piece of music from one of contemporary electronic music’s most adventurous producers.”
Her latest release in May 2020 on AD 93 (former Whities) “…Her every release is outstanding in quality. Each builds on, and often subverts, what came before. Whities 030 does nothing to buck the trend, and reaffirms Ryberg as one of the best producers about. This is another worthy addition to her tremendous catalogue.”
Touring all over the world to perform at festivals, clubs, museums, galleries, cinemas, a planetarium and churches to more unconventional contexts like an underwater reservoir, a running metro train, an old industrial ship.
Recent highlights for SØS Gunver Ryberg have include appearances at Aphex Twin curates, Berghain, Berlin Philharmonie, Nuit Sonores, Roskilde Festival, Atonal, CTM Festival, ADE, Flow Festival, Today’s art and more.
Film, Theater, AR/VR, Installations,…..//
She composed all music and sound textures for the Danish film ‘Cutterhead’ by director Rasmus Kloster Bro premiered in March 2019 (Won Best Music Creation at Film Festival Premiers Plans in France and the Carl Prize and nominated for a Robert and The Camille Awards).
She created the immersive quadrophonic installation ‘WHITE SUN’, composed spatial music for the AR experience ‘Eurydike’ – an art installation/music theater/real life game by director Evelyn Hribersek.
Her work is often site specific and explores the relation to the actual performed acoustics of the space, including compositions for The Royal Library 12 channel speaker system in Copenhagen, a 6 channel installation/concert in an defunct underground water reservoir with a reverberation of 17 sec and quadrofonic concert in the Wintergarden at Glytoteket in Copenhagen.
Her commissions for theatre have included original scores for the Luzerne Theatre in Switzerland, Deutsche Theatre in Berlin and the Royal Theater in Copenhagen.