Ben Frost - Composer
Ben produces his work in a myriad of forms including gallery-based installations, scores commissioned for film, contemporary dance and large-scale multimedia productions. Living in Reykjavík, Iceland since 2005, Ben has already released several widely-acclaimed albums including BY THE THROAT, his most recent LP - which has garnered almost unanimous universal support. Ben performs his work on the global stage and in addition to his involvement in several Chunky Move productions, he has collaborated extensively in dance and physical theatre including the Icelandic Dance Company, with choreographer Erna Ómarsdottír.
Ben is currently working with Wayne McGregor and the Random Dance Company. In music he has worked frequently with artists as acclaimed and diverse as New York Composer Nico Muhly, Björk, Swedish metal outfit Crowpath, Icelandic string quartet Amiina, and Canadian composer Tim Hecker. Most recently Ben was announced as the 2010-2011 music protégé for the International Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative and will be mentored by Brian Eno (UK).