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MICHAELA GRILL

*1971; studied in Vienna, Glasgow and London; living and working in Vienna.
Since 1995 various works in the field of film, music videos and installations.
Musicvideos e.g. for Takeshi Fumimoto, Christof Kurzmann, Toshimaru Nakamura, Pure, Martin Siewert with festival appearances in Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Finnland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ucrania, UK, and USA;
Honorable mention in the category innovative cinema for "trans" at Diagonale- Austrian Film Festival 2003.
Soundinstallations and Live-Visuals with Oskar Aichinger, Martin Brandlmayr, Tony Buck, Nicholas Bussmann, Werner Dafeldecker, Axel Dörner, Karlheinz Essl, Noid Haberl, Franz Hauzinger, Christof Kurzmann, Toshimaru Nakamura, Stefan Németh, Dean Roberts, Billy Roisz, Michaela Schwendtner, Burkhard Stangl, Martin Siewert, Joe Williamson
with showcases e.g. at Musikprotokoll/A 2000, Hoergaengen/A 2001, Musikkultur St.Johann/A 2001, Jazzfestival Saalfelden/A 2001, Wien Modern/A 2001 & 2002, ok Centrum/A 2001, Gallerie BizArt/China 2001, The Loft/China 2001, BKA Festival/D 2001, Stuttgarter Filmwinter/D 2002, Podewil/D 2002, Museum fuer Angewandte Kunst/A 2002, Porgy&Bess/A 2002 & 2003, Schauspielhaus Wien/A 2002, Oesterreischisches Filmmuseum/A 2002, Groningen/NL 2002, Austrian Cultural Forum NY/USA 2002, Fundacio Juan Míro/E 2002, Jazzatelier Ulrichsberg/A 2003, Museum der Wahrnehmung/A 2003, Echoraum/A 2002, Galeria Stefania Miscetti/I 2003.



CHRISTOF KURZMANN

born: 19.6.1963 Musician:
Own Projects: Extended Versions, More Extended Versions, Orchester 33 1/3, Shabotinski, N.W.O., Kurzmann/Waiglein, Josefine M., Quartett with Daffeldecker & Guests, Duo with Burkhard Stangl, qmince (with Marina Rosenfeld), Boiled Frogs (withMichaela Grill), Solo
Worked with: Maische, Oliver Stotz, Fritz Ostermayer, Martin Siewert, Der Scheitel, Mäuse, Lichtenberg, Tom Cora, Samm Bennett, Zeena Parkins, The Ex, Cpt.Kirk &, Wolfgang Mitterer, Rupert Huber, Sam Auinger, Robin "Scanner" Rimbaud, B.Fleischmann, Irene Lavina, Dieb13, Jim O´Rourke, Kevin Drumm, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Hilary Jeffery,  The Private Lightnin´Six,  The Theremin Orchestra, Polwechsel, Andrea Neumann, Nicholas Bussmann,  Marlene Streeruwitz, Elin Wilkstrom, Lucy & Jorge Orta,  Dean Roberts, Jon Rose, Kaffee Mathews, Manon Liu Winter, Marion Gerth, Radu Malfatti, Erik M., John Butcher, Franz Hautzinger, Annettte Krebs, Taku Sugimoto, Joe Williamson, Axel Dörner, Barbara Romen, Toshimaru Nakamura, ISO68, ...
Remixed: Panenka Konstruktivists, Danke, Pulsinger/Tunakan, Tied & Tickled Trio, ...
Concerts in: Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon, Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf, Diagonale/Graz, Musikprotokoll im Steirischen Herbst, Transmitter/Hohenems, Festival Music Unlimited/Wels, Spielboden/Dornbirn, Utopia/Innsbruck, Jazzfestival Saalfelden, Arge Nonntal/Salzburg, ESC/Graz, Arena-Open Air, Szene Wien, Konzerthaus/Wien, Ars Electronica/Linz, Kunstmuseum Bern, Belluard/Bollwerk-Festival/Fribourg, Museum of ContemporaryArts/Chicago, Flea Theatre/NYC, Taktlos-Festival Basel & Zürich, Festival Pro Musica Nova/Bremen, The Rennaisance Society/Chicago, Tonic/NYC, Podewil/Berlin, Chapiteau Delaforaine/Paris, BizArt Gallerie/Shanghai/, The Loft/Beijing, Big Apple/Kobe, Batofar/Paris, Off Site Gallery/Tokyo,.... Tour: "Etwas Besseres Als Die Nation", ....
Recordings with: Extended Versions: Extended Versions (1990/Nur Sch.Rec); Same (1991/Sacro Egoismo); Maxi (1996/Familienalbum); diverse Sampler (Gash Rec., Rec.Rec.No Mans Land, Indigo,..); Remixe for: Syntaktik, Ixthuluh,Brefkas Ready Rec.,;More Extended Versions: Dedicated To You, ... (1992/Gash); Round About Wyatt (1994/What´s So Funny About/Strange Ways), N.W.O.: Neue Welt Ordnung (1992/Eigenverlag); Orchester 33 1/3: Orchester 33 1/3 (1997/rhiz/Plag Dich Nicht), Maschine Brennt! (charhizma/Plag Dich Nicht1999), Sampler des ORF Musikprotokolls (1999/ORF), Shabotinski: Stenimals (1997, Plag Dich Nicht); (B)ypass:(K)ill (1999/charhizma/Plag Dich Nicht) Daffeldecker/Kurzmann Fennesz & O´Rourke/Drumm/Siewert: Live (1999/charhizma), Sampler des ORF Musikprotokolls (1999/ORF), Kurzmann/Stangl: Schnee (2000/Erstwhile Records/USA) Kurzmann/Ostermayer: Moviescore for Ternitz-Tennessee (R: Mirjam Unger), as Soloist: Sinn Blau Pause - Soundtrack (1995/Syntaktik), Vanité (1996/Syntaktik), and with: Maische, M.G.Firebug, Sigis Bruder, Jochen Hampl, Mastalsky, Der Scheitel, Cpt.Kirk &, Elisabeth Shimana´s Theremin Orchestra, Mäuse,B.Fleischmann, ...

Runs the label: charhizma



BILLY ROISZ

born 1967. Lives and works in vienna.
Currently video -and soundexperiments in the context of performance, installation and cinema.
Specializes in feedback video and video-sound interaction. using monitors, cameras, video mixers and a selfbuilt videosynth for live video generating - computer and turntable to make music.
Member of NotTheSameColor, Toshimaru Nakamura + Billy Roisz: AV/VA, efzeg, my kingdom for a lullaby, eh, feedback people and silly.
Int. Film/Music Festivals: send+receive03/CA, electrograph03/GR, avantoscope02/03/FI, IFF Rotterdam02/03/05/NL, Chicagoundergroundfilmfestival/USA, sonar02/03/04/05/ES, Imageforum Tokyo 03/JP, Tampere Filmfestival 04/FI, EMAF Osnabrück 04/G, Ann Arbor Filmfestival 04/USA, Feedback: order from noise UK tour 04/UK, ......

billy roisz



MARTIN SIEWERT

born in Saarbrücken/ Germany in 1972, currently living in Vienna.
improv and composing activity in both acoustic and/or electronic contexts; work for theatre, film and dance as well as various remix and soundinstallation commissions. since 1998 special focus on abstracting/ deconstructing the electric guitar and expanding its sonic possibilities by means of mostly dated analog technology
current projects/bands include: DIE INSTABILITAET DER SYMMETRIE (with Martin Brandlmayr, Stefan Nemeth, Michaela Grill, Werner Dafeldecker), TRAPIST (with Joe Williamson and Martin Brandlmayr), SSSD (with Taku Sugimoto, Werner Dafeldecker and Burkhard Stangl), Film.Ist – Musik / Phonographics (with Gustav Deutsch, Christian Fennesz, Burkhard Stangl, Werner Dafeldecker): various live performances following the soundtrack to the gustav Deutsch movie ‚film.ist 7-12‘, My Kingdom for a Lullaby (with Toshimaru Nakamura, Billy Roisz, Michaela Grill & Christof Kurzmann), KOMFORT 2000 (with Werner Dafeldecker, Helge Hinteregger, Wayne Horvitz, Tony Buck), PULL MY DAISY (with Boris Hauf, Didi Bruckmayr and Lukas Knöfler)
regular appearances with EFZEG (Hauf, Stangl, Dieb 13 / Kovacic, Roisz, Siewert) and Helge Hinteregger's Comforts of Madness (Hinteregger, Uchihashi, Siewert, ..)
touring and festival concerts in Austria (Musikprotokoll/Steirischer Herbst, Jazzfestival Saalfelden, Hörfest/Steirischer Herbst, Nickelsdorfer Konfrontationen, Kaleidophon Ulrichsberg, Music Unlimited Wels, Hörgänge/Konzerthaus Wien, Wien Modern, Impuls Dance festival), Germany, France, Poland, England, Slovenia, Mexico, Morocco, Bulgaria, Switzerland (Tonart/Bern), Slovakia, Hungary (Mediawave festival), USA, Portugal, Netherlands, Denmark, ...
has worked with Taku Sugimoto, Dieb13/Dieter Kovacic, Axel Doerner, Wayne Horvitz, Tony Buck, Toshimaru Nakamura, Radian, Wolfgang Mitterer, Elliott Sharp, Manuel Mota, Thomas Lehn, Karlheinz Essl, Burkhard Stangl, Briggan Krauss, Ken Vandermark , Michael Sarin, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Fuckhead, Klangforum Wien, Helge Hinteregger, Werner Dafeldecker, Christian Fennesz, Roger Turner, Steve Noble, Marceo Mattos, Franz Hautzinger, Christof Kurzmann, Sainkho Namtchylak, Max Nagl, Uchihashi Kazuhisa, Boris Hauf, Kevin Drumm, Didi Bruckmayr, Joe Williamson, Martin Brandlmayr, Kent Kessler, Gene Coleman, Franz Koglmann...
selected discography: EFZEG - Wuerm (Charhizma, 2003), BRANDLMAYR/ DAFELDECKER/ NEMETH/ SIEWERT - Die Instabilitaet der Symmetrie (Grob/dOc, 2003), SIEWERT/ BRANDLMAYR - Too Beautiful to Burn (Erstwhile, 2003) DIEB13/PURE/SIEWERT - Just In Case You Are Bored. So Are We (dOc, 2002) TRAPIST – Highway My Friend (HatHut/hatology, 2002), DAFELDECKER/FENNESZ/SIEWERT/STANGL – Phonographics; soundtrack excerpts from the Gustav Deutsch movie Film.Ist 7-12 (Durian, 2002), EFZEG – Boogie (Grob , 2002), SSSD – Home Grob, 2002), SIEWERT/ HORVITZ/ DAFELDECKER/ HINTEREGGER/ BUCK - Komfort 2000 (Charhizma, 2000), EFZEG - grain (Durian, 2000), DAFELDECKER/ KURZMANN/ FENNESZ/ O’ROURKE/ DRUMM/ SIEWERT (Charhizma, 1999), THE COMFORTS OF MADNESS – röhren (Charhizma, 1999)

martin siewert