Michał's bio

Exhibits, works and live performances

solo:

2017 Airrors 3 track full-length album

2016 Looperred Short film – 16m -

2015 Touch & Flurry – Mois Multi, Montréal Nouvelles Musiques, Currents New Media festival A comprovisation for Intonaspacio controller and The Pipe robotic instruments by Productions Totem Contemporain, premièred at Festival Mois Multi in Québec, presented at Festival Montréal Nouvelles Musiques, Crrents Festival Santa Fe, New Mexico

2014 [*]nScape Short film – 8m56s – Selected for 1st Drone Cinema Festival – Curator: Kim Cascone

2013 [IR]Rationnel II Interactive audio-visual work with video tracking of flash lights. Nuit Blanche de Montréal, Goethe Institute

2010 [IR]Rationnel Interactive audio-visual work with video tracking of people. Science Center, Montreal

2005 - … Microguitare (2005-2008) Improvised performances with a microtonal and prepared guitar with live audio processing. Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto

Group works:

2013 - 2017 Re-Collect with Jane Tingley Interactive sound sculpture, CultureHub, NYC, Refest festival, Interactive sound sculpture, Currents Festival 2014, Santa Fe, New Mexico, SEA 2014, Dubai, UAE, Toronto Nuit Blanche 2015, CIRCA Gallery, Montreal, Maribor, Slovenia (Kibla/Kiblix & Risk Change), Krakow, Poland (Audio Art Festival 2016: audio.art.pl) https://vimeo.com/89746438

2013 Waterfall Music with Nicolas Bouillot, Zack Settel Network music perfromance with visuals, Graz (AT) & Montreal (CA) https://vimeo.com/67420584

2012 Come to Your Senses, The 7th Sense Company Two compositions for a theatre/dance production, Vienna, AT http://goo.gl/dRjeNA, http://goo.gl/9xeK1a

2011 Malaise with Lise Comtois Spoken word, guitar and electronics performance of a collection of poems by Lise Comtois, Montreal, Canada (excerpt: http://goo.gl/xcF2TZ)

2010 Aire d'un tout with Andrée Préfontaine Interactive installation based data sonification and visualisation, Axeneo7, Gatineau.

2009 Des Histoires Personnelles with Alexandre Castonguay Interactive table with a tangible interface to interact with banks of images and videos, Biennale de Montréal 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jasi-lPHXEQ

2008 Un moment de retard, Assoiffée with Lise Comtois (UniSecs) Musical setting of a poem by Lise Comtois, electric guitar and live digital signal processing.

2008 Tutti Frutti.04   with Andrée Préfontaine                  An improvised cello performance with live sound manipulation via an interface made of video analysis of the process of cutting up fresh fruits and vegetables on a glass table. Performances : Linux Audio Conference, Cologne, Allemagne; Théâtre La Chapelle, Montréal

2007 Tutti Frutti.03 with Andrée Préfontaine An interactive installation and performance. , Centre Grave, Victoriaville, Catalog Produced.

2007 Les occupants with Andrée Préfontaine et Mathieu Bouchard An audio-visual performance for cello and live digital signal processing with audience participation on sound and video transformations. Performance: Galerie B-312, Montréal, QC.

2005 Untitled performances Performances solo and duets with Andrée Préfontaine, Artengine, Ottawa

Grants/rewards

2015 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec Travel grant to Currents Festival in Santa Fe, NM (Touch & Furry)

2015 iNTERFACES – interactive art competition, porto First prize for Re-Collect

2014 Société de la musique contemporaine du québec (SMCQ) Commission, composition Touch & Flurry for ThePipe, Overtone Flutes and Tu-Yo Tescopiques. In collaboration with Productions Totem Contemporain

2014 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec Travel grant to Currents Festival in Santa Fe, NM (Re-Collect)

2013 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec Travel grant to CultureHub, NYC in support of Re-Collect

2004 Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec Grant for research and creation in media arts in collaboration with Andrée Préfontaine for Les Occupants, $18,000CAD

2002 Canada Council for the Arts Grant for research and creatin of a musical work- Resonances for viola da gamba, electric guitar, spoken voices and live digital signal processing, $5,000CAD

Residencies

2013 Matralab, Concordia University, Montréal Exploration for a new work

2013 Matralab, Concordia University, Montréal Creation of Re-Collect with Jane Tingley

2010 Paraflows at Quartier21 of MuseumsQuarter, Vienna, Austria Research and development in collaboration with Jane Tingley for a new project Cloud (working title)

2006 Société d'arts technologiques, Montréal Research and creation in collaboration with Andrée Préfontaine for the work Les occupants during the event Digital Factory (Fabrique Numerique)

2005 Artengine, Ottawa Design of an environment for audio improvised performance and a showcase during the official launch of Artengine studio/office space.

Discography 

Airrors – solo full-length album (https://silentrecords.bandcamp.com/)

From Here to Tranquility – Volume 8 (the darkened path) – compilation featuring “doesdust” on https://silentrecords.bandcamp.com/

Drone Cinema Film Festival (Time Machines release) - [*]nScape – 1 hour version - http://timemachines.io/

Drone Cinema Film Festival sound track - [*]nScape - https://silentrecords.bandcamp.com/

Unisecs - Dig Your Roots - Compilation Creative Jazz  (The National Campus and Community Radio Association)

No One Receiving - Release of a Wandering Eyed Girl (Grain of Sound)

PUBLICATIONS

Freedom Squared.  Free improvisation in the free software world (2009) - eContact! No. 11.3 - journal of the Canadian Electroacoustic Comunnity http://cec.concordia.ca/econtact/11_3/seta_freedom.html

Volumetric approach to Sound Design and Composition using SATIE: a high-density 3D audio scene rendering environment for large multi-channel loudspeaker configurations. Settel, Z.; Bouillot, N.; and Seta, M. In 15th Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology, Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology at Connecticut College, New London, February 2016. 8 pages

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