Anna Friz and Annabelle Chvostek (Canada)

Anna Friz and Annabelle Chvostek

SIP – SoundLAB Interview

Anna Friz is a sound and radio artist living in Montreal. She has presented installation and performance works incorporating low-watt FM transmission across Canada, as well as at the Third Coast Audio Festival in Chicago, PS 122 in New York City, Ars Electronica 2002, and at the Akademie de Künste, Berlin. She has produced numerous original radio works for Kunstradio, Austria, as well as for campus/community radio stations across Canada, and for public radio in Canada, Austria, Denmark and Mexico.

Annabelle Chvostek is a Montreal-based composer, videographer, singer and multi-instrumentalist. Her audio creations range from abstract electroacoustics and sample-rich grooves to contemporary folk songs. She has created multi-media performances and soundscores for dance in New York City, Montreal and Toronto; and has made award-winning short videos that have aired at festivals like Chicago’s Geoconference and Vancouver’s Edgewise Electrolit Videopoem Festival.

Together Anna and Annabelle toured the audio-visual performance piece “The Automated Prayer Machine” in winter 2004 to the Digitales festival, Brussels, and Transmediale, Berlin; and to independent venues in Rotterdam, Hamburg, Vienna and Bratislava. They will
be taking the Prayer Machine to Quito Ecuador this winter.

Anna Friz and Annabelle Chvostek participate in

  • SoundLAB – Edition I
  • Soundart from Canada I
    curated by tobias c. van Veen