26 February | 20:00
SKREI / Anla Courtis #271
Alan Courtis (aka Anla Courtis) was born in Buenos Aires in 1972. He has been working in the field of sound-art, electro-acoustic, drone, noise, improvisation and composition. His work has been played by ensembles from England, Thailand, Switzerland, Wales, Netherlands, Mexico, Canada, United States and SouthAmerica; he was commissioned by Phoenix Basel Ensemble (Switzerland), Český Rozhlas (Czech Republic) and was artist in residence at EMS (Stockholm), GRM (Paris), Cafe Oto (London), USF (Bergen), etc. He has more than 400 solo releases and collaborations and toured extensively around the world. His work always has a strong experimental sense and is usually based on high-skilled techniques of prepared sound, tape manipulations, processing of field recordings, live electronics, objects, synthesizers and computer tools, playing traditional as well as self-built, strange and unusual instruments.