Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir equally performs as a violist, composer/sound artist and improviser. She has in recent years been based in Reykjavík, Iceland and in the Los Angeles area, where she performs as a soloist and with ensembles, groups and songwriters. She has premiered pieces especially written for her at festivals such as Tectonics and Dark Music Days. Her electro-acoustic improvisations, explore the subtle and the extreme through the rich sonorities of the viola mixed with field recordings, synthesized sounds and voice. In composition she likes to experiment with sound, space, bodies, objects humor, lights and movement. Kristín has written for Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Nordic Affect and Trio XelmYa among others.