[ISEA2015] Artist Statement: Gintas Kraptavicius – DIMENSIONS

Artist Statement

Sound Work (2014)

Dimensions was created and performed using Plogue Bidule software and various VST plugins. The plugins were assigned and controlled by midi keyboard and midi controllers. All the elements are played live and engage with improvisation, granules, noise and the computer as instrument. Relationships are formed between composed, live playing, improv, and generative software. Similarly, connections are made between vintage electroacoustic, digital noise and a soft touch.

Gintas Kraptavičius a.k.a. Gintas K, is a sound and interdisciplinary artist living and working in Lithuania. As an active part of Lithuanian experimental music scene since 1994, Gintas now works in the field of digital experimental and electroacoustic music. His compositions are based on granulated sounds, new hard digital computer music, small melodies and memories. He has released numerous records on labels such as Crónica, Baskaru, Con-v, m/OAR, Copy for Your Records, Bôłt, Creative Sources and others. Gintas K also makes music for films, theaters, sound installations, and has participated in various international festivals.

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