- Started in
- Musician type
- Host institution
- Leiden University
- Personal website
- Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Siamak Anvari is a composer and sound artist based in The Netherlands. He was born in Tehran, Iran in 1981 and studied composition at the Art University of Tehran. He has composed many instrumental pieces for different ensembles and orchestra. After being interested in electroacoustic music, he moved to the Netherlands to study at the Institute of Sonology at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague. After being awarded the best entrance examination scholarship, he entered the Master's program in Sonology at the same school and accomplished his studies under supervision of Richard Barrett and achieved his diploma with distinction. His music has been performed in Iran, Netherlands, Spain, Germany and France. He is currently research associate at the Institute of Sonology.
Towards performance/interpretation of fixed media electroacoustic music
This research essentially concentrates on the realization of fixed media electroacoustic music into aural reality, dealing with issues such as performance, interpretation, reproduction and correlation between compositional aesthetics and the performance situation. Consequently, the critical parameters (artistic and technical) of bringing a piece of fixed media music into sonic reality will be investigated.
April 18-19, 2018
Music, and the arts in general, has always been a source of inspiration in times of crisis; it establishes rapport between peoples and cultures and serves as a laboratory for the creation and expression of cultural values.
Dissolving Borders invited proposals that will investigate and problematize how musicians create political spaces that transcend demarcated space and culture, on scales both global and local, macro and micro. We seek work that engages with the complex realities of inter-cultural contact, including issues of migration, communication, integration, acceptance, and symbiosis. As the world experiences radical displacement during an era of unprecedented enforcement of borders, we seek earnest engagements with the vibrant history of music’s entanglement with these issues. Looking to past musics, musicians, and scholarship, we encourage imaginations of music’s current and future role as a cultural and political agent.