Paivascapes #1 comprises a series of artist residences, defined as a set of spatial-temporal contexts (from the spring to the mouth of the river / from winter to autumn) in which the 15 selected art projects are developed. These projects propose a specific conceptual and working approach and have a focus in art disciplines related with experimental sound / music, which can be complemented with other disciplines like sculpture, video, photography, performance, etc.
Anna Hints is an Estonian artist working in the areas of photography, performance, installation, sound art, folk and experimental singing. She studied Estonian and Comparative Literature and Folklore at University of Tartu and Photography at Arts University of Tartu. Since 2005 she has presented her work in festivals, galleries and museums in Russia, México and several Estonian venues.
Charles Stankievech is a Canadian artist who works at the intersection of art, architecture and theory. His work has been exhibited in the Biennale of Architecture (Venice), Banff Centre for the Arts (Canada), Subtle Technologies (Toronto), Eyebeam (New York), and the Atlantic Center for the Arts (Florida).
Craig Dongoski is an artist working out of Atlanta, Georgia (USA) in the Creative Writing, Dance, Media Studies, Sound/Music and Theatre domains. His methods have been acknowledged in a number of ways including being nominated twice for a Ford/Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in New Media and receiving a University-Wide Award in Innovation in Instruction at Georgia State University.
Ignaz Schick is a Turntablist, sound artist, performer and composer. He was born in Bavaria and since the late 1995 he works and lives in Berlin where he became an active and integral force of the so-called “Berlin Nouvelle Vague” and the blossoming “real time music” scene. He has collaborated with numerous international artists and toured and performed in clubs & festivals all over Eastern- and Western Europe, Australia, Finland, Israel, Malaysia, New Zealand and USA. [...]
Jez riley French was born in England and has been a sound and visual artist with a diversified work since the late 70’s. He is often invited to give conferences in several art schools and has published numerous audio CDs and organizes and directs several workshops. [...]
Based in Brooklyn, New York, sound artist, social composer, and a core member of SHARE (http://share.dj), o.blaat (Keiko Uenishi) is known for her works formed through experiments in restructuring and analyzing one's relationship with sounds in sociological, cultural, and/or psychological environments. [...]
Lasse-Marc Riek (1975, Germany) uses different forms of expression in his producing. His works are interdisciplinary and can be conceived as groups of works of both visual art (action and conceptual art) and sound art. His art of sound can be described in terms such as acoustic ecology, bio acoustics and phonography. [...]
Manuela Barile (No Bari, Italy 1978) is a vocal researcher and interdisciplinary performer living in the region of Viseu. Her artistic research is based on a project-oriented work that combines the vocal sounds with various media ("field recordings, video, photography, installations, performance, concert, performance, drawing and writing). As a vocal performer Manuela Barile has worked or collaborated with a diversity of artists in the European and north American experimental scene. [...]
Born in Darmstadt, Germany, in 1970, Marc Behrens works on several cerebral and physical levels. His works mainly consist of concrete electronic music, installations, the occasional photograph or video. Recent activities include field recording trips to remote western China and the Amazon rainforest, founding an incorporated company as a social art work, and staging a rite of passage for an investment banker.
Phill Niblock was born in Indiana in 1933 and is an intermedia artist using music, film, photography, video and computers. He makes thick, loud drones of music, filled with microtones of instrumental timbres which generate many other tones in the performance space. Katherine Liberovskaya is a video and media artist based in Montreal and New York City. Over the years, she has produced many single-channel videos, video installation works and video performances.
Rui Costa is a sound artist from Lisbon, Portugal. He has been publicly presenting his work since 1998. He is a founding member and artistic director of Binaural/Nodar. He developed a series of sound works focused on the translation to the sonic domain of other realities such as the tourist’s experience (“Sightseeing for the Blind”) and an account of a train trip (“Le Train de Bordeaux”). Rui Costa collaborated with many musicians, sound artists and performers. [...]
William Lamson is a Brooklyn-based artist who works in audio/video, photography, performance and sculpture. His work is in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and a number of private collections. [...]
Yasuno Miyauchi graduated from Tokyo Gakugei University, where she studied classical and modern music composition, where she studied media art, computer music, and algorithmic composition under Prof. Masahiro Miwa. Masayo Kajimura was born in 1976 in Berlin/Germany as a second Japanese generation. She lives and works mainly in Berlin as a video artist.
Patrick McGinley (aka murmer) is an American born sound and performance artist who has lived and worked in Europe since 1996. He has composed works for several theatre performances, including the works of his own company, as well as performing live soundworks for others. In 2002 he co-founded “framework”, an organization that produces a weekly radio show on London’s “resonance104.4fm”. [...]