ICLC 2023 Catalogue

Bjarni Gunnarsson

Affiliation: Institute of Sonology



Bjarni Gunnarsson is an Icelandic Composer and Computer Scientist involved in computer music and algorithmic composition. Has released his music on labels such as Vertical Form, Superpang, Tartaruga and SOVN Records and performed his music in festivals such as Tectonics, Rewire, Today's Art, Sonar and Presences Electroniques. Collections of his recent solo works can be found on the releases "Paths" (2016), "Lueur" (2018), "Volume & Void" (2020), "Cendres" (2020) and "Anticlines" (2021).

Bjarni is a faculty member at the Institute of Sonology, Royal Conservatory, in The Hague. He is concerned with process-based ideas. Sounds focusing on internal activity and motion. Compositions that put into foreground behaviors, actions, fluid sound structures, fuzzy materials, or forms. His recent research focus includes the construction of persistent synthetic environments, creative uses of digital interrupts, and machine-listening observers that react to computer-generated sound.