Guoda Diržytė (aka Gong Girl) – is a Lithuanian-born experimental musical instrument designer, composer and sound artist currently living in Glasgow.  Her creative practice mainly focuses on sound exploration via experimental musical instrument design and its use for making an original sound composition. Alongside, Guoda is creating short sound films and compositions for audio-visual material that focuses on self-identity and state of mind in contemporary society.

In June 2020 Guoda was a winner of the British Music Collection‘s Interpreting Isolation grants, read more about her work, Still There, here.

In November 2021 Guoda was a recipient of a Sound and Music Seed Award – read a Q+A with Guoda here.


Gong Girl - Still There


Gong Girl - Tamsos Pasaka
Turiu Pasaka is a part of the Shortcomings EP, commisioned by Café Oto.