Chołoniewski, Marek

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born in 1953 in Cracow, composer, sound artist, performer, lecturer, and musical life animator. He has headed the Electroacoustic Music Studio of the Cracow Music Academy and the Audiosphere Atelier of the Department of Intermedia, Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. He is the founder of the Centre Music Artistic Association and the Polish Society of Electroacoustic Music (PSeME). Since 2011 he has served as President of the International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music (CIME/ ICEM). He is the initiator and director of the Audio Art. Festival, founder and cofounder of numerous ensembles, including Freight Train, ch&k&k, Dizzy Kinetics, and Gruplab. Author of artistic projects, instrumental and electroacoustic compositions, sound and video installations, interactive, spatial, audiovisual, and network projects. Recipient of the Honourable Award of the Polish Composers’ Union, Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, as well as the Independent Project grant of the CEC ArtsLink in New York. 

Selected works (since 2005): Physical Modelling for instrument and tape (2005), Notrus Farrae for cello and tape (2005), dizzy kinetics for the Kinetic Trio ensemble (2006), GPS–Trans 7, interactive installation for the city of Chicago (2007), transMotion, Ethereal Bodiesne for dancers and performers (2007), globalMotion, interactive installation (2007), GPS-Trans 8, network installation in Cracow, Warsaw, Luxembourg and Chicago (2007), Global Terrain, spherical network installation (2008), Vertical Orchestra, vertical stage project (2008), GPS-Trans 9, Coop network installation in Budapest, Banská Bystrica, Bratislava, Prague and Cracow (2009), The World’s Ugliest Sounds (2009), IterEter, installation (2009), GPS-Trans 10, Multiplace installation (2009), ...nothing?, acoustic vacuum (2010), GPS-Trans 11, installation for the city of Pécs (in cooperation with the European Bridges Ensemble, 2010), qub, collective installation (with Krzysztof Knittel and Maciej Walczak, 2010), GPS-Trans 12, installation for the city of Wrocław (2011), GPS-Trans 13, installation for De brillator, Chicago (2012), Last Minute Concert, Art Bunker, Cracow (2012), Kłącza, interactive installation (2013), Behind the Wall, interactive installation (2013), UchoEcho, urban installation (2013), Fotrus Narrae (GrupLab) for organ, electronics and video mapping (2014), Waves for brainwaves, electromagnetic fields, electronics and video (2014), Cymatic Brain for brainwaves and cymatic phenomena (2015), blink, high zones (2015), Double Brain for networked brainwaves, microscopes, electronics and video (2016), La Cumparsita 2016 for oboe, alto saxophone, electronics and live video (2016), GPSTrans 14 for the city of Louisville (2016), GPS-Trans 15 for the city of Chicago (2016), Windwaves for school orchestra, electronics and media (2017), TeGeLaR for soloists, performers and electronics (2018), FoMaTi, immersive performance (2019), Ultrawrap for high frequencies (2020), Inherence, electronic interludes (2021).