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.