SØS Gunver Ryberg is an award-winning composer, sound artist and live performer known for her uncompromising intensity, groundbreaking and genre-breaking releases and concerts.
In 2019 she released the critically acclaimed album “Entangled” on Avian (Berlin) and in 2020 most recently “WHYT 030 — The sun is new every day” on AD93 (London). The latter has several nominations for instance the prestigious Nordic Council’s music prize 2022.
There is a strong transformative power in SØS Gunver Ryberg’s music. Powerful and spherical textures and timbre with often insistent rhythms that explore other states of consciousness. The music and sounds are created from electronic instruments and often processed field recordings from the world, which are framed by almost symphonic forms with their own expressiveness.
“The core of my work is an exploration of the essence of existence. Music is not entertainment for me, but a necessity. Our times and the problems and complexity of the individual are reflected in my works.”
From festivals and venues such as Berlin Philharmonie concert hall, DR concert hall, Berghain, Atonal Festival, Flow Festival etc. to art galleries and museums to site-specific locations such as an underground water reservoir, a subway train, a swimming pool, a abandon power station and an old industrial ship to name a few.
SØS Gunver Ryberg has received numerous awards and nominations for her music. She often composes in immersive formats such as multi-channel works, installations, dance, performances, film, VR/AR and SØS Gunver Ryberg received not least a BAFTA nomination and many awards for the music for the multi award-winning computer game “INSIDE”.