Apart from the artists specifically selected to develop in 2010 projects along the river Paiva, the Paivascapes # 1 organization invited a number of additional artists who, in previous years, have created audiovisual works related to the geographic and anthropological context of the Paiva valley region. These works are recuperated to the festival in order to generate a sense of creative thinking to the territory and to create links with the other works presented.
John Grzinich is a mixed-media artist who has worked primarily with sound composition, performance and installation since the early 1990s. He has performed and worked on projects extensively throughout Europe and the US and has published a number of CDs of his compositions on such labels as Staalplaat (NL), SIRR (PT), CUT (CH), CMR (NZ), erewhon (BE), Intransitive Recordings (US), Orogenetics (US), Elevator Bath (US), Pale-Disc (JP), Digital Narcis (JP), and Cloud of Statics (CH). [...]
Maile Colbert (USA) is a filmmaker, video, and sound artist currently working in Los Angeles, California. She holds a BFA in The Studio for Interrelated Media from Massachusetts College of Art, and a MFA in Integrated Media/Film and Video from the California Institute of the Arts. She has had multiple screenings, exhibits, and shows.
Martin Clarke is a UK sound artist, recordist and filmmaker. His work makes use of environmental material to create semi abstract non-representational spaces where sounds are treated as though filmed and images are treated as sounds, layered and composed. Alicja Rogalska is an artist from Poland, based in the UK since 2006. Her work utilises participation, photography and installation but she is currently planning projects that involve use of performance and video. [...]
Rui Silveira was born in Campo Maior in 1983 and presently lives in Lisbon. He holds a BSc in Communication Design by the Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon and even though his formative years have been devoted to graphic design, he always tried to focus his work towards an audiovisual practice. The possible relationships between sound and image have captured his interesting since the beginning. He participated with his own works in the Collision Festival (London) and in Rencontres Internationales (Paris).
Sérgio Cruz is an independent artist/filmmaker, sound designer and editor. He was born in Vila Nova de Famalicão (Portugal) and holds a degree in Sound and Image by the Arts School of the Oporto Catholic University. In 2005 he moved to London where he took the MA Fine Arts at Central Saint Martins and Arts in Dance for the Screen at London Contemporary Dance School. Since 2004 he has been working as a video creator and sound designer for dance pieces, installations and feature films. [...]
Tiago Pereira é um realizador e visualista com uma linguagem própria na documentação, recolha, mistura de som e imagem animada. Os seus filmes são de origem transdisciplinar e remetem para manifestações de cultura imaterial, como as canções, rituais e performances, que problematizam (pre)conceitos entre tradição e contemporaneidade.
Filmmaker and visualist with a personal language in the documentation, collection and mixing of sounds and moving images. His films are transdisciplinary and refer to manifestations of intangible culture, like songs, rituals and performances that question (pre) concepts of tradition and contemporaneity. [...]