Andrei van Wyk is a composer, musician and sound artist who has worked in the mediums of dance, film, performance and sound installation. He is currently an MA student in History at Rhodes University focusing on sonic history and dispossession in the Eastern Cape. He is also a member of film production company News From Home alongside Simon Gush and Victoria Wigzell.
His most recent compositional work includes a score for ‘Ghost Dimensions’ for Glasgow-based dance company Project X (2019), a musical score and sound design for ‘Land is in the Air’ (2019) and ‘S.G., 59 Joubert Street, Johannesburg’ (2020) artist Simon Gush , ‘Sounding the Land’ at the Virtual National Arts Festival (2020) and ‘Waiting in a Platinum City’ by Joseph Mujere (2021).
He is also a member experimental jazz group The Wretched, alongside drummer Tumi Mogorosi and singer Gabisile Motuba, who have released their self-titled debut album with SAVVY records in 2020 and were included in the 2021 compilation ‘Indaba Is…’ released by UK-based Brownswood Recordings.