Universities of Uppsala and Stockholm, Radio and Interactive Art at Dramatiska Institutet and Electroacoustic Music at EMS in Stockholm.
all over Europe. Her many awards and grants include the Karl-Sczuka-Preis (2005), the Phonurgia Nova Prize (2006), a Villa Aurora grant (2010)
and the Rosenberg Prize (2011). During 2007 and 2008 she was Composer-in-Residence for Swedish Radio.
Her work has been presented in numereous concerts and festivals such as Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, Darmstädter Ferienkurse (2012 & 2014),
Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival (2012 & 2014), Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (2013), el nicho aural, Mexico City (2014)
Akousma, Montreal (2014 & 2015 ).
Cairo-based ZULI debuted on Lee Gamble's UIQ label with the Bionic Ahmed EP to resounding acclaim from JUNO, Fact, and The Vinyl Factory in early 2016.
In Cairo he's a key player in the KiK (Kairo is Koming) group and one of the heads behind the city's pivotal collective, VENT, as documented by Resident Advisor,
where he's founded a beacon for Egyptian electronic music.
With DJ support by Demdike Stare and Kode9 on Radio 1, ZULI's debut 12" covers a unique electronic perspective taking cues from classic UK rufige and
Æ's computer music as well as hip hop. You can hear those disparate junctures in his wicked takeover for Lee Gamble's NTS show, his JunoPlus podcast,
his own monthly NTS show and soon enough on his upcoming 12" Numbers out on UIQ 28th July.
Damián Gorandi (1991) was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a member and coordinator of the Laboratory of Electroacoustic Music
at the Conservatory "Alberto Ginastera" of the Province of Buenos Aires, where he studies composition with Jorge Sad, Fernando Maglia,
Elsa Justel, Ricardo Mandolini and Marcos Franciosi.
His artistic work and compositions have been declared "of High Cultural and Artistic Interest" by the Ministry of Culture of Argentina.
vocabularies and ecologies with a peace and accord we cannot yet comprehend.” Kara-Lis has been church organist and music director at several churches
across Canada since age 13, and studied musicology, media, and composition at Western University where she first discovered electroacoustic music
and wrote a masters thesis on timbral realism in recorded musics with a special focus on the equalizer.
renowned theatres and cultural centres like The Barbican, Theatre du Chatelet, Krakow Philharmonic, and Teatro Circo in Braga. She has held residencies at
GRM Paris and EMS Stockholm. She is the recipient of a Most Promising Young Artist award presented by Ann Southam and has been named “one of the
most exciting young composers in North America” by the Guardian. She is currently working on a commission for electronics, actors, dancers, and reactive
visuals for Vanemuine Theatre in Estonia to be premiered in late 2017.
Ragnhild May's (DK) works are centered around the relationship between body and instrument. Musical instruments can be seen as extensions of the body, and her works explores their structures, systems and cultural connotations as well as acoustic qualities.
Ragnhild May has been artist in residency at International Studio and Curatorial Program, she has studied at visual arts at The Jutland Art Academy (DK) and Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (AT) and composition at Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts Bard College.
Photo credit: Phoebe D'heurle
An AIR-programme grant from Nordic Culture Point
has made it possible to invite Ragnhild to work at EMS.