Frederikke Hoffmeier is a Copenhagen based experimental musician. An AIR-programme grant from Nordic Culture Point has made it possible for EMS to invite her to work at EMS in 2014.

Best known under her alias Puce Mary, Hoffmeier's sound is constantly evolving and moves from the concrete sound-poetry of the collaboration vinyls with swedish noise champion Sewer Election, to her latest live sets and releases of rhythmic industrial and harsh power electronics. 

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After a year as an Embedded artist, Ant is back for the last time at EMS as part of the Sound and Music Embedded artist development Programme. He is a North Wales based composer and sound designer. He graduated from Salford University majoring in composition in 2004 and has lectured in music performance and music technology in North Wales, Staffordshire and Edinburgh.

Embedded is a Sound and Music artist development programme, funded by The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

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An AIR-programme grant from Nordic Culture Point has made it possible for EMS to invite Hafdís Bjarnadóttir to work at EMS in 2013 and 2014.

Hafdís Bjarnadóttir (b. 1977, Reykjavik) graduated in jazz guitar performance from the FÍH School of Music in Iceland in 2002. She earned a bachelor’s degree in contemporary composition from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2007, followed by a master’s degree from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2009. 

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An AIR-programme grant from Nordic Culture Point has made it possible to invite Pall Ivan to work at EMS.

Páll Ivan frá Eiðum is an active composer, musician and artist.  He is not going to die before everything has been tried and a total understanding of everything has been achieved. Páll Ivan’s works have been performed in Europe and the United states, festivals such as the Reykjavík Arts festival, Nordic music days, Dark music days, Tectonics, Sláturtíð, Raflost, Icelandic music days in the Netherlands and Ung Nordisk Musik. Páll Ivan is a founding member of the SLÁTUR composers collective.

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Photo: François Berland

Frederikke is returning to EMS to finish a couple of new pieces, mainly focused on cinematic sound collages of various reel-to-reel recording and the Buchla.  
Loke Rahbek will be joining her for the first 2 weeks to finish a series of three collaborate releases, focused on field recordings, room ambience and industrial soundscapes.

An AIR-programme grant from Nordic Culture Point has made it possible to invite Lars to work at EMS.

Lars Lundehave Hansen has been working in the fields of ambient/drones and noise for the past 16 years - as a soundartist, enthusiastic promotor of and dedicated performer in these fields. The usual works of Lars L. Hansen are often constructions, making a point of being constructions, that emit or react to sounds or noise. In an attempt to explore the relations between timbre / room and action / reaction the works often revolve around controlled randomness, manipulation, expectation, suspended animation as musical criteria and sound as a physical entity.

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Photo: Sofie Amalie Klougart