雲迪馬．約翰遜 Valdimar Jóhannsson簡介
Valdimar Jóhannsson, composer, musician, sound engineer, dancer, director and writer. He is the co-founder of Shalala, along with Erna Ómarsdóttir, and has since 2006 written music and participated in most of their projects. These include Teach us how to outgrow our madness (Scene Nationale des Quartz, Brest 2009), We saw monster (National Theater of Iceland/Reykjavík Arts Festival 2011), The Tickling Death Machine (Kunstenfestival Brussels, 2011), To the bone and A lecture on borderline musicals (Reykjavík Dance Festival 2014). Valdimar has also done lighting design for numerous dance- and theatre pieces, including Hystory (Reykjavík City Theatre 2015) and Da da dans (Iceland Dance Company 2016). He composed music for Njála (Iceland Dance Company and Reykjavík City Theatre 2015) and received in 2016, along with Árni Heiðar Karlsson, the Icelandic Theatre Award in the category Best composition. In 2017 Valdimar Jóhannsson was co-artistic director of Sacrifice – A Festival Of Common Things Made Holy. Staged by the Iceland Dance Company, the festival consists of four new works, three of them featuring choreography by Erna Ómarsdóttir and Valdimar Jóhannsson: Shrine, Dies Irae (short film by Gabríela Friðriksdóttir) and Union Of the North (feature film, manuscript by Matthew Barney). 2017 also saw the premiere of At Dusk, a piece by Erna Ómarsdóttir and Valdimar Jóhannson, produced by the IDC and with new music by SigurRós.
October 13, 2019
北歐的冬季嚴寒而漫長，面對著午間黃昏及漫漫長夜，人們總是想方設法抵擋冬天的鬱結及沉重感。譬如靠近最大最亮的人造光源，創造白晝及補充維他命D。有些人卻嘗試去習慣黑暗、甚至擁抱它，視之為創作靈感。今年世界文化藝術節的《黯黑祭典The Best of Darkness》便探問黑的意義：黑是夢幻、還是殘酷？是母體內温暖的子宮、令人安然入睡的夢鄉，或是可怖的噩夢與孤獨？