Museum Night: Kira Kira in Ásmundarsafn
Composer Kira Kira will play music for museum guests at Ásmundarsafn on Museum Night.
Kira Kira will play a live sound scape to the exhibition Intimacy and Sculpture by artist Sigurður Guðmundsson.
Kira Kira is Kristin Bjork Kristjansdottir, a composer and music producer from Iceland. She founded Kitchen Motors -A collective based on explorations in music alongside composers Johann Johannsson and Hilmar Jensson in 1999 and comes from a background of mixing art forms and collaborating across medias.
She has 4 solo albums to her name, her most recent being "Alchemy & Friends" (2018) where she celebrates friendship through collaborating with other composers and musicians including Eskmo, Dustin O'halloran, Robot Koch, Hermigervill and Rob Simonsen of Los Angeles based composer collective The Echo Society. Kira Kira has written music for Daniel Stessen's sci-fi TV series Dream Corp LLC on Adult Swim as well as feature films "Sumarborn" (2017) and "Tryggd" (In post), but the first film she ever scored was in collaboration with Johann Johannsson, an experimental dance short by Dumspiro named "The Unclear Age" (2005) featuring dancers/choreographers Erna Omarsdottir and Damien Jalet.
In 2011 Kira wrote and directed "Grandma Lo-fi" -A hybrid animated music film shot mostly on Super-8 alongside Orri Jonsson and Ingibjorg Birgisdottir. The film won 1st prize at CPH Dox and has been screened in festivals world wide including at SXSW, New York's MoMA and IFFR.