Klankenbos Residency - John Grzinich

Wed 14 Oct 2020 - 12:00 to Sun 25 Oct 2020 - 12:00

John Grzinich, central festival guest of OORtreders Festival, works during his residency on various programme components that he will present during the festival. For the OORtreders Expo route he is building two aeolian harps in the middle of the Canal Zone, using nothing more than natural or recycled materials and he will also present a film programme throughout the festival. He will also lead SITE SPECIFICS, the workshop on field recording and sound art in the public space from Monday 19 to Sunday 25 October.

John Grzinich (EST) has worked primarily with sound composition, performance and installation since the early 1990s with a focus on site-specific and acoustic sound activity. His work has resulted in numerous performances and projects made throughout Europe and the US. His compositions have been published on a number of CDs from various labels such as SIRR, Staalplaat, Edition Sonoro, CUT, Elevator Bath, etc. Currently he is project and media lab coordinator for MoKS – Center for art and Social Practice, an international artist residency center and project space in Estonia.