TAO G. VRHOVEC SAMBOLEC
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TAO G. VRHOVEC SAMBOLEC is a sound artist and musician based in Amsterdam and Ljubljana. His works encompass audiovisual and mixed media installations, sound interventions in public spaces, composed and improvised (electro)acoustic music, sound design for video, and music for silent film. Born in 1972 (Ljubljana – Slovenia), he received BA - main subject clarinet - at Trondheim Music Conservatory (Norway), BA in music composition and MA at Interfaculty Image and Sound – ArtScience, both at The Royal Conservatory in The Hague - The Netherlands, where he also followed Sonology course. His works were shown and performed in various art galleries, museums and music festivals across Europe. Among others: Public Space With a Roof Gallery - Amsterdam, State Museum of Contemporary Art - Thessaloniki - Greece, Ars Electronica - Festival for Art Technology and Society - Linz - Austria, De Appel - Amsterdam, Madrid Abierto - Madrid, Museum of Modern Art - Ljubljana, Kapelica Gallery -Ljubljana, SKUC Gallery - Ljubljana, Musica a Metronom - Barcelona, Gaudeamus Music Week – Amsterdam, Forum neuer Musik - Köln, EuroJazz Festival - Tomar – Portugal, festival of contemporary music Contemporanea 2004 – Udine, AV Festival - Newcastle Upon Tyne, CMMAS - Morelia, Mexico ... He was commissioned pieces by Barton Workshop Ensemble (Amsterdam), Percussion Group The Hague and Slovenian Cinematheque. In 1996 he formed together with Tomaz Grom electroacoustic improv duo TILT, with which he performs live. As improviser he has performed with Will Guthrie, Alzheimer Trio, Riccardo Massari Spiritini, The Same Girl (Gilles Aubry, Nicolas Field), Sabine Vogel, Dirk Bruinsma, ... So far he has released two CDs with duo Tilt. He is founder of international cycle of sound events, lectures and workshops Bitshift in Kapelica Gallery - Ljubljana, which started in 2001. In 2008 he got awarded Startstipendium from The Netherlands Fundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture - Fonds BKVB. WEB LINK: http://www.taogvs.org/ -------------------------------------- o projektu / about the project ZVO.ČI.TI. (so.und.ing): ZVO.ČI.TI. (so.und.ing) is presenting the work of artists and music by sound researchers: Marko Batista, Luka Prinčič (Nova deViator), Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec, SON: DA, Octex, Borut Savski, Irena Tomažin and Bojana Šaljič Podešva. ZVO.ČI.TI. (so.und.ing) is a production of a thematically related sound-art audioperformances of Slovenian composers and sound artists in podcast format. The project integrate audio-Slovenian intermedia scene, creating the field of contemporary music on musical theatrical, audio and internet-based field and internet research performances. The project involves the authors of young and middle generations that generate predominantly creative approach to music and sound for various forms of contemporary art projects. Featured authors are actively flirting with exploratory attitude to sound, music and sound presence in the field of contemporary sound-art. The project ZVO.ČI.TI. (so.und.ing) is produced by CONA institute in a co-production with RAM LIVE and co-curated by Ilari Valbonesi (intermedia curator, director RAM LIVE). Project is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.
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