Hallvarður Ásgeirsson/Áslaug Gunnlaugsdóttir

Áslaug sings

Áslaug is autistic woman living in Hólaberg in Breiðholt. Shesings a lot, especially in the evening, and loves music and going toconcerts. I recorded samples of her, and cut pieces together.

Hallvarður Ásgeirsson is born in 1976 lives in Reykjavik. He hasstudied at the Icelandic Academy of the Arts and graduated with a BAin composition / new media. After that he went to Brooklyn College inNew York where he earnedM. Mus in composition. He has played in numerous bands, includingSkyboxx, Skmendanikka, Fengjastrútur, and Stórsveit Nix Noltes. Hiselectronic works have been performed at the International ElectroAcoustic Music Festival atBrooklyn College, and he has composed and performed music formechanical musical instruments as partLEMUR (League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots) Residency inFebruary 2008. Compositions for the theatre production Mika that hewrote with the band Catal Hüyük was performed at the United Nations inNovember 2008, as part of a the campaign Unite to End Violence AgainstWomen which was created by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.