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|upcoming|
 
 
2014
   
       
• April 24 Stelios Manousakis & Stephanie Pan: performance for shime daiko & live electronics Studio Loos,
Wonderwerp series
The Hague,
the Netherlands
       
• April 24 & 26 Performances of Megas Diakosmos (fixed medium composition for digital feedback) at the Sweet Thunder Festival Sweet Thunder Festival: San Francisco Contemporary Music Players' Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music;
Fort Mason Center
San Francisco,
USA
       
• May 3 Performance (TBD) - more details soon Bureau Europa Maastricht,
the Netherlands
       
• 5 June -
5 July
Artist-in-residence for 1 month at ZKM Karlsruhe (Center for Art and Media), Institute for Music and Acoustics Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe Karlsruhe,
Germany
       
• June 18

Seminar / Guest artist lecture University of Media, Arts and Design (HfG) Karlsruhe,
Germany
       
• October 9 Premiere of a new acoustic piece for a quintet, commissioned by the Spontaneous Network for Improvised Music Das kleine symposion, Echoraum Vienna,
Austria
       
|past|
 
 
2014
   
       
• April 15 Workshop:
Introduction to SuperCollider
Creative Music Technology, Falmouth University Falmouth, UK
       
• April 15 Harnessing feedback:
Guest artist lecture
Creative Music Technology, Falmouth University Falmouth, UK
       
• March 25

Guest composer on the weekly radio show Connex (on acoustic and electro-acoustic improvised and related composed music) Orange 94.0 FM - Vienna's free radio
Vienna,
Austria
       
• March 24

Harnessing feedback:
Solo concert
, with live and fixed medium pieces:
Involuntary Cognition Faction, for voltage-controlled analog electronics;
Palpebla Resonoj #1 for feedback-augmented clarinet;
Fantasia On A Single Number for digital feedback (live electronics)
Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics (IEM) Graz,
Austria
       
• March 24

Harnessing feedback:
Guest artist lecture
Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics (IEM) Graz,
Austria
       
• March 19

Solo performance: Palpebla Resonoj #1 for feedback- and sensor-augmented clarinet and live electronics Rhiz,
der blöde dritte mittwoch series
Vienna,
Austria
       
• March 17-27
Act so that there is no use in a center, an abstracted, deconstructed spatial radio play; 'Tender Buttons: Rooms' by Gertrude Stein, as a distributted, radio transmitted installation KulturKontakt Austria,
Artists-in-residence group exhibition
Vienna,
Austria
       
• February 26
Solo performance: Palpebla Resonoj #1 for feedback-augmented clarinet, and Fantasia On A Single Number for digital feedback Fluc,
Klub Moozak #66,
more info here, and here
Vienna,
Austria
       
• February - March Workshops:
Listening to the world / making the world sound
Kultur Kontakt Austria
(Artists-in-Residence go to school program)
Vienna & Wels,
Austria
       
• January 31 Fantasia On A Single Number:
digital feedback piece / solo live-set
Favoriten Modern Vienna,
Austria
       
• January 22
Seminar / guest artist lecture University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
Vienna,
Austria
       
• January - March Artist-in-residence for 3 months in Vienna Kultur Kontakt Austria & Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts & Culture Vienna,
Austria
       
 
2013
   
       
• December 31 Center no Distractor first EP, 'Nothing aiming is a splinter', released by inkilino records inkilino records worldwide
 
   
• November 2 Selva de Mar new album presentation & concert with guests: Mû, Stephanie Pan, Oriol Roca, Stelios Manousakis Eglesia de Santa Eulalia Crespia-Girona,
Spain
 
   
• October 31 Selva de Mar new album presentation & concert with guests: Mû, Stephanie Pan, Oriol Roca, Stelios Manousakis, Ferran Besalduch

Arts Santa Monica

 

Barcelona,
Spain
 
   
• October Selva de Mar - Distrails. fourth album release, with electronics by Stelios Manousakis. Sasha Agranov (cello) & Pablo Wayne (hang/percussion), with guests Mû, Stephanie Pan, Dave Bianchi (voices), Oriol Roca (drums), Yally Street (basson), Pandelis Diamantides (additional electronics). Whatabout music records
(more info here)
Spain,
worldwide
 
   
• October 25 Center no Distractor performs at the Blikopener festival Blikopener festival / Museumnight Delf, theater de Veste Delft,
the Netherlands
 
   
• August 28 Performances of Palpebla Resonoj #1 and Fantasia On A Single Number at the interdisciplinary Fascinate conference on ubiquitous computing Fascinate conference Falmouth,
UK
 
   
• April 25 Premiere of a Palpebla Resonoj #1, the first piece of a new solo project for feedback-augmented clarinet Wonderwerp,
Studio Loos
The Hague,
the Netherlands
 
   
• March 28 Screening of Jeanette Groenendaal's film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing) Het Nushuis
The Hague,
the Netherlands
       
• March 9 What is the current that makes machinery:
Premiere of a new composition for voice and live electronics, using texts by Gertrude Stein's 'Tender Buttons', with Stephanie Pan.
Dag in de Branding new music festival,
De Nutshuis
The Hague,
the Netherlands
 
   
• March 1-6 Artist residency for What is the current that makes machinery, a new composition for voice and live electronics, using texts by Gertrude Stein's 'Tender Buttons', with Stephanie Pan.
The residency concludes with a public presentation of the work.
Studio Loos The Hague,
the Netherlands
 
   
• January 4 Fantasia On A Single Number:
digital feedback piece / solo live-set
To Spiti Chania,
Greece
 
   
 
2012
   
       
• December 18 Screening of Jeanette Groenendaal's
film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing)
De Balie

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

       
• November 26 - December 8
Residency to work on a taiko and electronics duo with Stephanie Pan Zeebelt theater The Hague, The Netherlands
       
• November 3
Fantasia On A Single Number:
digital feedback piece / solo live-set performance at the Rewire festival
Rewire festival, Loos Studio
(more info here)
The Hague, The Netherlands
       
• November 2
Fantasia On A Single Number:
digital feedback piece / solo live-set performance at the Rewire festival
Rewire festival, Loos Studio
(more info here)
The Hague, The Netherlands
       
• October 26-28 Screenings of Jeanette Groenendaal's film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing) Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival

Hawick, Scottish Borders, UK

       
• October 24 L-system sound examples from "Non-standard Sound Synthesis with L-systems" paper featured at 'Composing with process: perspectives on generative and systems music', by Mark Fell & Joe Gilmore (vol. 8.1) Radio Web MACBA

online

       
• October 20 Screening of Jeanette Groenendaal's
film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing)
De Veerkade Fabriek

Den Bosch, The Netherlands

       
• October 17 Performance of Megas Diakosmos, a fixed medium composition for digital feedback
'Music of Today',
Meany Hall for the performing arts

Seattle, USA
       
• October 11 Performance of the Acoustic Staircase installation by Mireille Hofwijk with Ángel Faraldo, Fani Konstantinidou, Stelios Manousakis, Glenn Ryszko, Yiannis Tsirikoglou and Anne Welmer
DCR studios
The Hague, The Netherlands
       
• October 10-18 Screenings of Jeanette Groenendaal's film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing) Festival de Cine

Bogota, Colombia

       
• September Screening of Jeanette Groenendaal's
film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing)
Aleppo 11th International Photo festival

Aleppo, Syria

       
• September Screening of Jeanette Groenendaal's
film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing)
PANIk 7

Vienna, Austria

       
• September 2 screenings of Jeanette Groenendaal's film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing) Somnio Film Festival

Alkmaar,
the Netherlands

       
• September 4 screenings of Jeanette Groenendaal's film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing) Reijkjavik Film Festival

Reijkjavik, Iceland

       
• September Screening of Jeanette Groenendaal's
film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing)
Landjuweel, Openbare Werken

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

       
• July 3 screenings of Jeanette Groenendaal's film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing) Guanajuato Film Festival
Guanajuato, Mexico
       
• July 3 screenings of Jeanette Groenendaal's film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing) Parnu Film Festival
Parnu, Estonia
       
• July Screening of Jeanette Groenendaal's
film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing)
dOCUMENTA (13)
Kassel, Germany
       
• July "Stelios Manousakis: Bestuurder van een sonisch ecosystem": (Stelios Manousakis: Pilot of a sonic ecosystem) Interview / artist presentation by Robert Muis
Kunstlicht magazine, Vol. 33 (2012) nr.1, MUSIC issue;
journal for visual art, visual culture and architecture

The Netherlands
       
• May 21-23 "WLAN trilateration for musical echolocation in the installation 'The Network Is A Blind Space'".
Paper presentation on the system and technology developed for The Network Is A Blind Space, a distributed, micro-telematic sound art installation
(see research)
12th International Conference on
New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME)

(more info here)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
       
• May 12 Performance of Megas Diakosmos, a fixed medium composition for digital feedback, at the Music: Cognition, Technology, Society international interdisciplinary conference Music: Cognition, Technology, Society conference
Barnes Hall, Cornell University

(more info here)
Ithaca, New York, USA
       
• 28 May Screenings of Jeanette Groenendaal's film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing) Eye Film Institute
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
       
• May 3 screenings of Jeanette Groenendaal's film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing) Planet Doc, Warsaw
Warsaw, Poland
       
• February 1 'The sound of the network: WLAN echolocation for art.'
Artist talk on the technology developed for The Network Is A Blind Space, a distributed, micro-telematic sound art installation
dorkbot Seattle,
Jigsaw Renaissance
(more info here)
Seattle, USA
       
• January 22 Performance of Megas Diakosmos, a fixed medium composition for digital feedback, at the San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2012 San Francisco Tape Music Festival,
ODC theater

(more info here)
San Francisco, USA
       
• January 20 Artist talk on
The Network Is A Blind Space, a distributed, micro-telematic sound art installation
Jack Straw
New Media Gallery

(more info here)
Seattle, USA
       
• December 9 2011 to February 3
2012
Exhibition of
The Network Is A Blind Space, a distributed, micro-telematic sound art installation
Jack Straw
New Media Gallery

(more info here)
Seattle, USA
       
 
2011
   
       
• December 2011 to
January 2012
Artist Residency Jack Straw
New Media Gallery

Seattle, USA
       
• November 20, 22, 24, 27 Premiere and screenings of Jeanette Groenendaal's film Reformation, with music by Stelios Manousakis and Stephanie Pan (also featuring Computer Aided Breathing) International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA 2011);
Paradocs section
(more info here and here)

Amsterdam, the Netherlands
       
• November 26
Fantasia On A Single Number:
digital feedback piece / solo live-set performance. Also on the bill: Ensemble Marijan, Nick Collins, Lumínico, Christian Galarreta, Strange Lóóp
Audio Art Festival
(more info here)
Krakow, Poland
       
• November 9 Fantasia On A Single Number:
digital feedback piece / solo live-set performance, and pieces by Juan Pampin, Nicolás Varchausky, Dan Peterson, Abby Arresty
DXARTS fall concert,
Meany Hall for the performing arts
(more info here)
Seattle, USA
       
• August 22 - September 4 Two week residency to compose a new piece in Sonology's Voltage Control analog electronic studio (Bea5) Institute of Sonology The Hague,
the Netherlands
       
• August 2 Fantasia On A Single Number:
digital feedback piece / solo live-set performance.
International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) 2011
(more info here)
Huddersfield, UK
       
• June 5 'Megas Diakosmos' Café Sonore radio show,
Radio 6 / VPRO
the Netherlands
       
• April 9 to
June 13
Installation with Hekate, based on documentation from the trip in the Arctic (Iqaluit, Nunavut) Stroom Ondertussen
The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
• May

"Stelios Manousakis: Bestuurder van een sonisch ecosystem": (Stelios Manousakis: Pilot of a sonic ecosystem) Interview / artist presentation by Robert Muis
&
CD release of Megas Diakosmos
(new digital feedback composition)

Gonzo (circus) #103
Magazine on new music and culture,
Mind The Gap # 90

Belgium,
The Netherlands,
online
       
• May 9 - 11 Workshop: Composing with Supercollider Edmonds College
Lynnwood, Washington, USA
       
• May 9
Guest artist lecture Edmonds College
Lynnwood, Washington, USA
       
 
2010
   
       
• September 6-12

Navigation:
Finalist of the International Gaudeamus Music Prize 2010
(Performance cancelled by Gaudeamus for scheduling reasons)

Gaudeamus Music Week 2010
(more info here)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• August 21 L'Hypothèse de l' Atome Primitif Sonore:
new digital feedback piece / solo live-set performance.
Finalist of the 3rd European Competition for Live Electronic Music Projects
Avantgarde Tirol International Festival
(more info here);
3rd European Competition for Live Electronic Music Projects
(more info here)

Rattenberg, Tirol, Austria
       
• March 27
Fantasia On A Single Number:
digital feedback piece / solo live-set performance.
Also on the bill: WhoEst, DJ Evenger, (h)ear dj
(h)ear #14 - experimantal audio research -
Kunstcentrum Signe

(more info here)
Heerlen,
The Netherlands
       
• March 26
Fantasia On A Single Number:
digital feedback piece / solo live-set performance.
Also on the bill: Yolanda Uriz, Stephanie Pan, Mikel R. Nieto & Pablo Sanz
Loos Studio The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
• March 23 Guest artist lecture Institute of Sonology The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
2009
   
       
• December - January 2010 Research trip: a 3-week trip to Iqaluit, Nunavut, to study Inuit throat singing, for a new multimedia performance & installation in development centered on Inuit Throat Singing
  Iqaluit, Nunavut
(Northern Canada)
       
• December "Non-standard Sound Synthesis with L-systems"
Article about my digital sound synthesis technique with L-systems (see research)
Leonard Music Journal,
issue 19,
MIT Press

(link)
worldwide distribution
       
• December 1 Fantasia On A Single Number: New digital feedback piece / solo live-set performance.
Also on the bill: Yutaka Makino, Stephanie Pan
The Chapel Performance Space Seattle, USA
       
• November 6 SAM Remix:
"Sounds at the bring of (in)stability
",
with Stelios Manousakis and Nicholás Varchausky
.
Sound installation and two solo live electronics performances of Fantasia On A Single Number, a new digital feedback piece/live-set
Seattle Art Museum Seattle, USA
       
• November 2 'Two Poems By E. E. Cummings', for voice and live electronics, with Stephanie Pan Concertzender FM
(radio & internet radio)
The Netherlands, online
       
• June 26
'Fact to Suit Theories' -
performance with Stephanie Pan, voice, zither, wineglasses and live electronics
Loos Studio,
Wonderwerp electroacoustic music series
The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
• April 27 'Two Poems By E. E. Cummings',
'Fact to Suit Theories' -
performance with Stephanie Pan, voice, zither, wineglasses and live electronics
The Chapel Performance Space Seattle, USA
       
• April 2 'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?',
'Undercover Harpsichord Agents Terrorize the Court'
The Chapel Performance Space
more info here
Seattle, USA
       
• January 5 'Two Poems By E. E. Cummings', for voice and live electronics, with Stephanie Pan Concertzender FM
(radio & internet radio)
The Netherlands, online
       
2008
   
       
• November 7
Computer Aided Breathing concert;
Performance of the piece
'Navigation',
for voice, 3 pipe organs, portable organ, celesta and live electronics;
with Stephanie Pan and Kirstin Gramlich
OrgelPark
(Organ Park)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• September SelectInput will have a piece in the gallery of Soundmuseum.fm, an online museum for contemporary sound art soundmuseum.fm
more info here
The Netherlands, online
       
• September 5
'Two Poems By E. E. Cummings',
for voice and live electronics, performance with Stephanie Pan
Bimhuis
(Gaudeaumus Music Week)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• May 27
Guest composer: Interview;
'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?',
'Undercover Harpsichord Agents Inhabit Virtual Trees',
'Two Poems By E. E. Cummings';
Computer Aided Breathing: 'The Four Principles (C, D)', 'Mud Pellets';
SelectInput: 'live@TikTak'
Diktyo FM: 'Blow-up' radio show with Giannis Lykos Chania, Greece
       
• March 10
'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?' Concertzender FM
(radio & internet radio)
The Netherlands, online
       
• February 18 'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?' Concertzender FM
(radio & internet radio)
The Netherlands, online
       
• February 7
SelectInput concert: iHat, double bass and live electronics, with Pandelis Diamantides and Thanos Polymeneas Liondiris SCSI, TikTak IV The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
• January 24
Computer Aided Breathing concert; voice, hammond organ and live electronics, with Stephanie Pan and Kirstin Gramlich <tag> gallery The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
• January 14 'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?' Concertzender FM
(radio & internet radio)
The Netherlands, online
       
2007
   
       
• November 22 Framework (work-in-progress, composed by Stephanie Pan) for voice, dancer and live electronics, with Stephanie Pan and Jochen Stechmann DasArts Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• November 2 'Two Poems By E. E. Cummings',
for voice and live electronics, performance with Stephanie Pan
DasArts Amsterdam,
The Netherlands
       
• October 22 'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?' Queen’ s Radio: Sound Hour internet radio show with Damian Ryan Belfast, Northern Ireland,
online
       
• October 21 Computer Aided Breathing concert; voice, church organ and live electronics,with Stephanie Pan and Kirstin Gramlich Sweelinck Festival, Oude Kerk Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• October 8 'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?' Concertzender FM
(radio & internet radio)
The Netherlands, online
       
• September 9 Honorable Mention awarded for the piece 'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?' during the the Gaudeamus International Composers Competition Muziekgebouw (Gaudeaumus Music Week) Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• September 5 'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?' Bimhuis
(Gaudeaumus Music Week)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• September Published interview for the Gaudeaumus Music Week De Uitkrant magazine Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• August 7 Computer Aided Breathing, live at WORM (16.03.07) Radio WORM #86 The Netherlands, online
       
• May 29 Live performance with Stephanie Pan; 'Two Poems by E. E. Cummings' and 'Improvisation' STEIM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• March 23 Improvisation-concert with Feedback Society, AU and friends King Kong gallery The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
• March 20 Recording session with Feedback Society King Kong gallery The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
• March 16 Computer Aided Breathing concert; voice, hammond organ and live electronics,with Stephanie Pan and Kirstin Gramlich WORM Rotterdam,
The Netherlands
       
• March 16 Computer Aided Breathing - Fukuoka Method [SIRcd002]; CD release from SevenInchRecordings WORM Rotterdam,
The Netherlands
       
 
2006
   
       
• December 16 Breakcore Tapdance Collective concert; tapdancer, computer and live electronics, with Marieke van der Ven and TommyFFF State-X New Forms Festival The Hague,
T he Netherlands
       
• December 15 Lecture on Musical L-systems Mediamatic Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• December 15 'Two Poems By E. E. Cummings',
for voice and live electronics, with Stephanie Pan
Mediamatic Amsterdam, The Netherlands
       
• July 4 Guest composer: Interview;
'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?',
'Study for Digital Harpsichord Drumming'
Den Haag FM / Radio Tonka: UnitedColoursOfNoise radio show with Jan Trutzschler von Falkenstein The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
• June 28 'Do Digital Monkeys Inhabit Virtual Trees?',
'Two poems by E.E. Cummings'
- live performance with Stephanie Pan, 'Undercover Harpsichord Agents Terrorize the Court'
Korzo Theater The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
• May 28 'Voice Particles', for voice and live electronics, with Stephanie Pan Koninklijk Conservatorium The Hague,
The Netherlands
       
• April 26 'Study for Digital Harpsichord Drumming' Koninklijk Conservatorium The Hague,
T he Netherlands