Rhodri Davies was born in 1971 in Aberystwyth, Wales and now lives in Gateshead in the northeast of England. He plays harp, electric harp, live-electronics and builds wind, water and fire harp installations.
His regular groups include: a duo with John Butcher, The Sealed Knot, HEN OGLEDD with Richard Dawson, a trio with David Toop and Lee Patterson, Common Objects, Cranc, a trio with John Tilbury and Michael Duch, SLW and Apartment House.
In 2008 he collaborated with the visual artist Gustav Metzger on ‘Self-cancellation’, a large-scale audio-visual collaboration in London and Glasgow. He also performs and researches contemporary music. New pieces for harp have been composed for him by: Alison Knowles, Ben Patterson, Eliane Radigue, Mieko Shiomi, Yasunao Tone and Christian Wolff.
In 2012 he has been the recipient of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Grants to Artists Award.