Franz Pomassl (AT) is a sonic artist, electronic musician, sound curator, academic lecturer and researcher. He runs the record label Laton. In his performances Pomassl uses a broad range of homebuilt analogue electronic equipment. He is one of the dazzling figureheads of the cutting-edge electronic music scene and has released seven full-length solo-albums, and three vinyl EPs, in addition to numerous tracks on labels such as Raster-Noton and Mille Plateaux. With a reputation for being an unparalleled performer, Pomassl is one of the emblematic figures of a sonic quest pushed to the extreme. Links: www.laton.at/artists/pomassl/ www.soniczones.com/ (source photo: vk.com/fullofno)2014
Saturday 11 October 2014
Nikel and Zapolyarny are the locations for the programme on Saturday 11 October, which include a visit to the new site-specific work by the Norwegian artist Signe Lidén. The symposium focuses on sound art and ‘dark acoustics’ and includes artist presentations by amongst others Espen Sommer Eide, Raviv Ganchrow, and Jana Winderen. The second ‘Secret Chamber’ concert has live performances by amongst others Love Cult from Petrozavodsk, and ambient hip-hop all the way from Komi by Mnogoznaal and TILMIL.