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live performances and performance work







sonic scratch cycles
"Sonic Scratch Cycles" an audio performance and exhibition piece made in collaboration with EKU

sonic scratch cycles





Active Crossover is an installation and exchange project by UK sound artist Simon Whetham. I will be performing at the opening and giving a workshop with Maksims Shentelevs. See the information below for details. Following that we perform in Hull for Seeds and Bridges, the concert series organized by Jez […]

active crossover (bristol + hull uk)


Mutopia is a process oriented workshop environment that explores collaboration, collective creativity and open forms of authorship. This is done through social and environmental research, exercises, games and the use of mixed artistic media such as sound, collage, text, performance etc...

mutopia



special sound performance event at the Goija tea room in Riga featuring: Jez riley French [UK] – jezrileyfrench.blogspot.com John Grzinich [US/EST] Simon Whetham [UK] – simonwhetham.co.uk Maksims Å enteļevs [LV] – bernurits.com Kaspars Kalniņš [LV] – bernurits.com Sound Meccano [LV] – myspace.com/soundmeccano Evgeniy Droomoff [LV]

skanainavas sound event


2 performances and a sound workshop with murmer HELL OF THINGS john grzinich/murmer – opening concert: 19:00, saturday, 7th february revenant : bytom – sound workshop: friday and saturday, 13-14th of february opening performance murmer/john grzinich live at Kronika gallery (excerpt recorded by pm): download link rynek 26, bytom, poland […]

bytom / wroclaw poland






a workshop and performance event Participants: John Grzinich, Siim Angerpikk, Toomas Thetloff, Evelyn Müürsepp, Anna Hints, Merili Sulg, Liina Lepik, Sveta Bogomolova, Mari Jõgiste, Maarja-Liisa Plats Workshop Dates: Sun-Wed 13.1.08 – 17.1.08 17.1 public performance – Eesti Rahva Museeum (Estonian National Museum) In asking the question, “What is the sound […]

what is the sound of 21st century folk music?



MoKS ja Y- galerii esitlevad: Y kohtumine teisipäeval 27.novembril kell 18.00 Y-galeriis Tartus. Kolmanda Y kohtumise sisustab John Grzinich. Sellel õhtul toob John lagedale oma kõige värskema loomingu ja kaasab kokkutulnud kodanikud filmiaktsiooni. John kõneleb enda praeguse aja töödest ja esitleb esimest osa oma uuest filmist ‘mimema’. See 22- minutiline […]

presentation at Y-galerii, tartu


(above photo by Gintas K) On Sunday November 11th at the ICA in London a showcase of artists from SIRR records took place for the annual Atlantic Waves festival. What may have been great line-up for fans of the genre, was actually a sincere challenge for the artists. 12 artists […]

SIRR night, atlantic waves


Stomach of the Sky was held on July 5, 1997 at The Candy Factory in Austin, Texas. This was a continuous 4 hour single evening event that combined elements of our live performance and installation work. A dual PA was set up to allow Michael Northam and I to mix […]

stomach of the sky



atlantic waves 2007
I’ll be heading off to London soon to take part in the annual Atlantic Waves festival. The program includes a SIRR records night on Sunday the 11th at the ICA. As a bonus, an unreleased track of mine will be published on a double CD thats included with the November […]

atlantic waves


sound+video presentation presented at Stazione Topolo 2003 | PostsovkoZ 3/Territories, Estonia Equal and Distant Lines is one aspect of the larger Time [::] Frames project. Time [::] Frames investigates, analyzes and reflects on the process of living and working in a mobile context using the broad context of the current […]

equal and distant lines


live sound performance series: Finland Nov-Dec 2005 with collaborative pieces by: john grzinich, seth nehil, hitoshi kojo developed during a residency at the Loviisa Artists-in-residence program 30.11.05 – Turku, Titanik Galleria 01.12.05 – Tampere, Galleria Rajatila 02.12.05 – Helsinki, Forum Box Three scored pieces which combine amplified and acoustic sounds, […]

Point + Periphery, residency Loviisa Finland



Clinamen Tides – is a scored performance piece which combines amplified and acoustic sounds, recordings and objects, structure and improvisation. Multiple small speakers disperse the sound throughout the room and among the audience, with an emphasis on listening and movement. The artists will play recorded sounds, found materials and homemade […]

clinamen tides – hitoshi kojo, jgrzinich, eku


From June 11th to June 18th, 2000 I made a short Balkan tour, performing in three cities. My performances included a collage of live and pre-recorded sounds. A simple installation of resonating wires provided a bed of rich drones on which live acoustic sounds and pre-recorded material was layered. The […]

substance of fragments : balkan tour


From September 7-11, 2002 a group of international sound and video artists gathered in an abandoned factory in Opava, a working class town near the eastern border of the Czech Republic. The aim was to allow the artists to freely develop projects or installations on the top two floors of […]

Sound Workshop : Opava, Czech Republic



(above) Myself and Seth Nehil live mix at the Subtonic in Manhattan 11.13.03 From November of 2003, a live event hosted by the 322 Union art space (now Union Docs) in Williamsburg Brooklyn equal and distant lines II – video/sound piece by jgzinich convergence sound mix by jgrzinich/seth nehil above photos by […]

convergence


INTERSECT 4 was held on Saturday August 25th 2001 at Ceremony Hall, 4100 Red River in Austin, Texas. INTERSECT 4 was a mixed media, performance event with experimental music and video works by: philip gayle charalambides Ctrl Alt Dlt frequency curtain (john grzinich, rick reed, josh ronsen) The tradition of […]

intersect 4


On Saturday April 7th 2001, the third incarnation of Intersect was held at Ceremony Hall, 4100 Red River in Austin, Texas. INTERSECT 3 was a mixed media, performance event with experimental music and video works by: jgrzinich rick reed brekekekexkoaxkoax jeff filla thom grzinich The tradition of INTERSECT has been […]

intersect 3



I just got back from a week long trip to Russia to give two performances, one at the Experimental Sound Gallery in St. Petersburg and one at the DOM Cultural Center in Moscow (venues pictured above). All was organized by Dmitry of the fine label and distribution service Monochrome Vision […]

report from russia


On Tuesday there was a live concert event in Tallinn organized by Kiwa in cooperation with Galerii 008. What makes this “gallery” unique is that it is actually an architectural lighting showroom, making the whole listening environment rather stylish. I performed in a trio configuration with Murmer and Fantomas. Others on […]

audiogalerii event, Tallinn


Last weekend I took part in the annual Observatori Festival in Valencia, Spain. The excellent program of experimental music, “About: Blank” was curated by Ruben Garcia. As I arrived rather late on Friday evening I missed most of the opening program. The Saturday evening program included Dave Phillips from Switzerland […]

observatori festival – valencia



belgrade
2 solo performances in December 2006: Belgrade: Cinema REX on December 14 (thursday) at 20:00h Zagreb: Studentski Centar on December 16 (saturday) at 20:00h Two performances where I presented the piece “Sound Locations, Transpositions” which combines processed sound, field recordings, video clips and movement in the space. Both performances were […]

two sound performances: Belgrade and Zagreb


Pushing the Medium was an event concept I created to bridge a concentrated collaborative residency and public presentations in nearby towns. The first edition took place at MOKS and Tartu in October 2004. Pushing the Medium 2 took place in Nodar, Portugal in September 2006. There are far too many […]

Pushing the Medium 2+3


(Lisbon) Mid-October 2006, I’m traveling now, performing and working on projects. I just spent two weeks in Portugal enjoying some friendly chaos. There was a one week sound/art symposium Pushing the Medium #2 organized by Binaural Media. It was held in the small village of Nodar where an international group of artists […]

autumn 2006, on the road