audio_z aka Tautvydas Bajarkevicius
audio_z is a solo project by Tautvydas Bajarkevièius (b. 1981), curator of annual roject ‘Garso zona’ (‘Audio zone’, www.smic.lt/gz), which represents Lithuanian scene of sound art/ experimental electronics/experimental video. As a curator, artist and theoretitian active in he fields of sound art, experimental music, new media, creative commons, open content, etlabels, art theory/critics, spoken words, weblogs, experimental radio/internet broadcasting. Under the name audio_z, Tautvydas Bajarkevièius takes part in various new edia/experimental electronic music/sound art events/projects/live performances. Such as Avanto (Helsinki, orkshop Clicks, Cuts and Critical Noises), PixelAche (Helsinki, radio-art workshop Particle ave), RAM 6 (Re-Approaching New Media – as co-organizer, – Vilnius), Centras (annual multimedia estival in Kaunas, as curator and artist) and others. Published a bunch of publications – ssays, theoretical works, interviews – mostly concerning new media, sound art, electronic music and contemporary art. Among these publications are interviews with Kim Cascone (RAM 6 atalogue), Carsten Nicolai (CAC Interview, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius), Nomeda & ediminas Urbonas (L&M, Culture Weekly); essay Sound Art: Space, Vibration, Metaphor figures: Frans Pomassl, Ryoji Ikeda, Richard Chartier, Mark Bains, Terre Thaemlitz; L&M, culture Weekly), review on J.Cage’s book Silence, Lithuanian edition; various reviews, parallel texts on festivals, projects and releases. audio_z also exists as a text project and runs the column neo-audio in internet new media platform Balsas (www.balsas.cc) and own weblog www.livejournal.com/users/audio_z.
audio_z aka Tautvydas Bajarkevicius participates in
curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne