15 August / MONDAY / 20.00–20.30 / Multimedia hall / Laboratory of Culture – Różana 2
Stephen Cornford & Gerard Lebik
Stephen Cornford is an audio-visual artist working between installation and performance. His practice is concerned with reconfiguring consumer electronics as expressive and reflective devices. He studied at The Slade School of Fine Art and Dartington College of Arts and is currently a PhD candidate at Winchester School of Art with Jussi Parikka and Ian Dawson.
Stephen has had solo exhibitions in Tokyo, Berlin, Brighton, Bergen, Ljubljana & London and his work has been included in group exhibtions at the ZKM Center for Art & Media, Karlsruhe; ICC, Tokyo; Haus der Electronische Kunst, Basel; Sigma Foundation, Venice and at Bienalles in Lodz and Poznan.
He is co-director the Audiograft Festival in Oxford and the Consumer Waste record label and is a founder member of Bristol Experimental and Expanded Film.
His audio work has been published by Rumpsti Pumsti, VLZprodukt, Senufo Editions, MoTA, Winds Measure, 3leaves, Vitrine, Mantile and Accidie and he has collaborated with Ben Gwilliam, Patrick Farmer, Daniel Bennett and Samuel Rodgers among others.
Gerard Lebik – musician, sound artist, living Wroclaw/Poland. Works with improvised, experimental and intermedia music. H’s the author of sound installations and sound interventions in public space. Creates by improvisation, musical notation or through directly manipulation of sonic material using electro and acoustic media. Explores the audible phenomena field through various tools and techniques: saxophones, zopan wave generators, air compressors, VHS recorders, video objects, electronics, analog video feedback, software. In 2007 graduated Wroclaw Academy of Music.
Performed with: Phil Minton, David Maranha, Eryck Abecassis, Keith Rowe, Paul Lovens, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Jerome Noetinger, Noid, Brian Labycz, Hernani Faustino, Kurt Liedwart, Miguel A Garcia, Ilia Belorukov, Gabriel Ferrnandini, Noritaka Tanaka, Bettina Wenzel, hans w koch, Joker Nies, Rodrigo Pinheiro, Christian Marien, Pawel Janicki, Piotr Damasiewicz, Artur Majewski… and others
Events: Kunsthale Basel, Mem Bilbao, LulCec Barcelona, V:NM-Festival in Graz, Bienale Zagreb, TodaysArt Festival Hague, Tokyo Jazz, Festival Umbrella Chicago, Musica Electronica Nova, Sibiu Jazz and More, Avant Art, Musica Electronica Nova, Musica Polonica, Survival Art Review, SuperDeluxe-Tokyo, Alte Feuerwache- Cologne, CSW-Warszawa, Galeria Kordegarda, De Werf-Brugge, Pit Inn Shinjuku-Tokyo, Ftarri-Tokyo, Quite Que-Berlin…
Artistic Director and Curator Sanatorium Dźwięku Festival/Platform Sokołowsko.