Sound, improvisation and live visuals

Emmanouil Manousakis

26 August - 1 September

Duration: 33 hours
Timeline: 10.00 – 14.00 (seminar’s team)
17.00 – 19.30 (collective sessions, rehearsals)
Language: English, Greek

Sound, improvisation and live visuals. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together freeware and hardware (DIY) technologies to produce sound and explore the relationship between electronic music for visuals through improvisation. Basic computer use and smart phone application is required. Open to all video makers/lovers who wish to expand their creative skills by using everyday tech tools!

Manolis 2019Emmanouil Manousakis

Born in Athens in Greece (1975). He gained his footing in live theater while in Chicago Illinois. Prior to his sojourn in Chicago, was deeply engaged in both independent avant-garde theater and in the popular theater of his native country. Since that time, he has rarely been without a film or stage project and as a result has embraced a wide variety of stylistic influences.
He works as a composer and sound designer since 1998. His works include compositions for small ensembles, solos, electroacoustic compositions, video art and multimedia shows. He has also composed the original music for theater shows, documentaries, tv series, short films and theater dance shows.
As a sound designer he has worked both in feature film projects, documentaries, advertising, theater and short films. He has also recorded extensively the landscape of Greece and has been involved in major sound projects like the SoundscapesLandscapes a sound walk in Athens Greece in the neighborhood of Neos Kosmos and Keramikos.
He is a co-founder of Medea Electronique synergy of Artists and Koumaria Residency.