subnetAIR: Meet the artist
Wednesday, March 8th 19:00
Center for Human-Computer Interaction
Jakob-Harnger-Straße 8 / Techno 5
Language will be German or English, depending on audience preference.
Antoni Raijekov is an interdisciplinary artist working in the field of music, theatre and digital arts born in Sofia, Bulgaria and currently living in Vienna, Austria. He has a master degree in theatre directing and bachelor in drama acting at the National Academy for Theater and Film Arts “K. Sarafov” (Sofia, Bulgaria).
He studied musical improvisation at the Vienna Konservatorium (Austria) and computer programming at LearningTree(London, UK) and was an IT consultant for the United Nations Office, Vienna. He is a co-founder of the vienna based New Media label THIS.PLAY, focused on interactive technologies and art, and guest lecturer in Interactive Media in the University for Applied Science, St.Pölten, Austria and Academy for Fine Arts (Digital Arts MA program) – Sofia, Bulgaria. He is a fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude – Stuttgart, Germany and Akademie Hallein – Hallein, Austria, For his works, he obtained awards, fellowships and grants from ProHelvetia, Soros Foundation, ComputerSpace, Ministry of culture – Bulgaria, BKA – Austria, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Akademie Hallein, among others.
In 2015 Intel contacted the artists Antoni Rayzhekov and Katharina Köller and commissioned an audiovisual performance using the micro computer INTEL® EDISON. Take a look, find out more on somaphonics.com.