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Arturas Bumšteinas

Arturas Bumšteinas

area: Sound Art

DIFFERENT TRAINS © Arturas Bumšteinas

EPILOGHI © Arturas Bumšteinas

HEAD & SHOULDERS © Arturas Bumšteinas

THREE SIXTEENS © Arturas Bumšteinas


MY OWN PRIVATE BAYREUTH © Arturas Bumšteinas

Key Facts




Sound Art



recommending institution

TONSPUR für einen öffentlichen raum

time period

November 2014 - November 2014

Antiradical Opera (2002-2005), experimental opera for radio with libretto by Jesse Glass.[5]
Klavierkonzert. Die Schottische Symphonie by Joseph Beuys (2006), solo piano performance presented in Palais de Wittgenstein and Konzerthaus Berlin on two different occasions, Duesseldorf and Berlin.
Quartet Twentytwentyone (2005- ongoing), quartet of experimental musicians devoted to performances of graphic scores.
Stockhausen Cocktail Bar Menu (2007), book of experimental cocktail recipes, produced by Vilnius' Contemporary Art Center.
Works and Days (2009 - ongoing), international ensemble of improvising musicians.
My Own Private Bayreuth (2010), relational recording sessions in the gallery space based on Richard Wagner's music, produced by HotelMariaKapel art center, Amsterdam.
Organ Safari (2010), an ongoing organ-field-recording and live music project produced by Orgelpark, presented by Holland Festival, Amsterdam.
Words and Music (2010) solo exhibition of interdisciplinary artworks, presented by Galerie Antje Wachs, Berlin.
Morning and Evening at the Museum (2010), recording and performance project with old instruments from the archives of Lithuanian Theater, Music and Cinema Museum in Vilnius.
Voicescapes (2011), collaborative project with saxophonist Liudas Mockūnas based on the Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis's choir music, produced by Semplice Records, presented by the Vilnius Jazz Festival.
Sleep. An Attempt at Trying (2011), fictional radio programme for insomniacs, produced by Deutschlandradio Kultur.
Gwizdały (2012), site-specific sound installation and acousmatic concert, produced by Laboratorium CSW and IBPP, Warsaw.[6]
Scattered Pages (2012), site-specific performance piece for 6 pianos, voices and electronics, based on the music of Anton Bruckner, commissioned by OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz.
Epiloghi - Six Ways of Saying Zangtumbtumb (2013), six epilogues of an imaginary Baroque opera for harpsichord and theater noise machines, composed in response of Luigi Russolo's "The Art of Noises" and René Descartes "Passions of the Soul", produced by Deutschlandradio Kultur. Awarded with „Palma Ars Acustica“ prize by European Broadcasting Union for the best radiophonic art production of the year 2013.


Production of an 8-channel sound work and a 7-part series of images for the TONSPUR_passage based at MQ

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