Marciniak, Krzysztof International Festival of Contemporary Music Warsaw Autumn

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Warsaw-based musicologist, critic, and acoustic ecologist; member of the editorial team of Glissando contemporary music magazine. He teaches listening, writes about sound, looks for ecology in music, records frogs, and argues about commas. He explores and questions the boundaries between music and the acoustic environment. He is a graduate of the Institute of Musicology of the University of Warsaw. As a music critic and journalist, he writes for GlissandoRuch MuzycznyZnak, and Dwutygodnik. In his curatorial and editorial work, he focuses in particular on the social, ecological, and political dimensions of sound art. He has conducted workshops on conscious listening and soundwalks for children, adults and seniors, including at the NInA, NIFC, Zachęta, and Centre for Contemporary Art at Ujazdowski Castle. He has developed his own original method of conducting field recordings and composing sounds of the environment (soundscape composition) in the spirit of art along with the community. Holder of a scholarship from the Minister of Culture, National Heritage and Sport (2021).