Source: Sounds Of A Tired City.
Olivia Block creates electroacoustic sound compositions for performance, recordings, installations, cinema, orchestra and chamber music concerts. She draws upon a wide array of techniques and aural textures, often combines field recordings, chamber instruments and electronic textures, creating mysterious and vivid electroacoustic sound pieces. In addition to her compositions for solo recordings and performances, she creates multimedia works for sound and video, and also writes scores for large ensemble, string quartet, and orchestra. Between 9-16 October, Olivia is doing an artist residency at Elektronmusikstudion (EMS) in Stockholm, and during her visit she will also perform at Fylkingen on 16 October as part of ROOM40 Openframe. For this reason we have decided to introduce you to the wonderful and multifaceted world of Olivia Block.