artist / composer
Amund Ulvestad is a Norwegian multimedia artist, musician and composer based in Oslo and Berlin. He holds an MA in Music Technology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Ulvestad has been active as a touring musician since childhood, and has performed throughout Europe, Asia and Central and North America both as a soloist and as a member of various ensembles, employing the cello and sound electronics as his main instruments.
Ulvestad is now working mainly within the fields of experimental music, sound art and theatre. He has held exhibitions and performances at institutions like Atelier Nord, Trøndelag Centre for Contemporary Art, Galleri RAM Oslo and KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, among others. Ulvestad is a performing member of the ensembles Svartsinn and Vingelklang, and he currently has ongoing artistic collaborations with saxophonist Bendik Giske (NO), fashion and graphic artist Kit Wan (HKG), film artist Tzuan Wu (TW) and writer Liv Heløe (NO).
Ulvestad has also scored music and made sound design for theatre productions at, among others, The National Theatre of Croatia, The Norwegian Theatre, Rogaland Teater, Hålogaland teater, as well as with various independent theatre companies. Since 2015, Ulvestad has also functioned as a guest lecturer at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He received the Norwegian Government Grant for Artists in 2016 and 2017.