composes, records and plays music.
film music (selection)
sound installation for Memento, a site-specific artwork by artist duo Harrie Liveart, exhibited at Chappe Museum, Tammisaari, Finland.
Also: new music for both Vil and BSÍ in the making.
collaboration with Sigurlaug Thorarensen on the score for “Sprich mit mir”, feature film by Janin Halisch.
Premiere at Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis Saarbrücken, january 24th, 2023.
final stop of an exciting and eventful year for BSÍ:
we played a live session for the wonderful people at KEXP in Seattle.
you can watch it HERE
composing and recording the score for “Power of Love” (StickUp Filmproduktion, RBB & Arte), the second feature film by Jonas Rothlaender
production: StickUp Filmproduktion, RBB & Arte
(in collaboration with Sigurlaug Thorarensen)
directed by Hilke Rönnfeldt
production: Super16, Astar Film, North Ship Film
directed by Klāvs Liepiņš
other compositions & collaborations (selection)
album release & art exhibition
a multidisciplinary music and art project on immigration in Iceland, in collaboration with Claire Paugam
covid concert stream: https://youtu.be/TjzvBdPeGU8
Research collaboration with Erik DeLuca, exhibition at Kling& Bang, Reykjavík, August 21st - October 3rd, 2021.
Erik writes: “This project is about immigration policy, transnational migration, the politics of forgetting, Jewish diaspora, and Holocaust education. Most importantly, this project has been my vessel to desire unknowable stories related to my identity.
‘We were told to forget; and we forgot quicker than anybody ever could imagine.’ – Hannah Arendt”
Radio play - musical score
directed by Jonas Rothlaender
SWR2 (Germany), 2018
A minor unknown
collaborative album/project/concert with Mink Steekelenburg’s Winterdagen
commissioned by Oerol Festival, Terschelling/Netherlands
Music for a dance performance
choreography: Klāvs Liepiņš, 2018
– Lo-fi krútt popp pönk, traffic & riot & feminism,
with Sigurlaug Thorarensen
– Gloomy experiments, long-distance collaboration in between Denmark and Iceland,
with Lovis Bechmann
– More Agitated Icelandic Outsider Rock Poetry,
with Alison MacNeil, Erik DeLuca & Ægir Sindri Bjarnason
– Punk band, teenage dreams! takk fyrir ekkert!
with Salvör Gullbrá, Óðinn Dagur Bjarnason & Ægir Sindri Bjarnason
– A journal in songs, a journey with guests, a diary of bedroom-recorded songs
(*1988, Lübeck/Germany) is a musician and
composer based in Iceland, mainland Europe and elsewhere. Alongside his solo and band projects he also works on music for film installations, performances, and radio.
Over the last years Julius Pollux has been diving into experiments that combine music
and spoken word, exploring other elements of the human voice, of expression and
contemplation within music.
mail (at) juliuspollux.net
– Julius Pollux Rothlaender, Reykjavík, 2023