Hildur Guðnadóttir & Sam Slater


Hildur Guðnadóttir und Sam Slater will be performing together with Dorophone and modular system for this special appearance at SUPERBOOTH24.

Academy Award winning Hildur Guðnadóttir is an Icelandic composer, cello player, and singer who has been manifesting herself at the forefront of experimental pop and contemporary music. In her solo works she draws out a broad spectrum of sounds from her instrument, ranging from intimate simplicity to huge soundscapes.

Her work for Film and Television includes “Sicario: Day of the Soldado”, “Mary Magdalene”, “Tom of Finland”, “Journey’s End” and 20 episodes of the Icelandic TV series “Trapped”. In addition, her body of work includes scores for films such “Joker” starring Joaquin Phoenix, for which she won a Golden Globe award for Best Original Score and an Academy Award.

Sam Slater, a two-time Grammy Award-winning composer, sound designer, and music producer, is renowned for creating immersive soundscapes in various mediums such as installations, games, films, and stage productions.

Always aspiring to be versatile and challenged, Slater has showcased his creativity through live performances, both solo and in collaborative projects like OSMIUM, a project focussed on self-built instruments and robotics. Slater's compositions have been featured in performances by prestigious orchestras like the LA Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. His musical journey began in his teens with record production, followed by studies in Experimental Composition at Leeds University.

He started his professional career in Germany, initially collaborating with Johann Johannsson as a principal musical sound designer and creative engineer. Slater consistently engages with the experimental music scene, collaborating with friends and artists such as James Ginzburg, Hildur Gudnadottir, Rully Shabara, and others in Europe and beyond.





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