Rodolphe Alexis & SAMA students: Acousmatic Composition Concert
In May 2015, the University of the Arts Helsinki will be visited by French sound artist Rodolphe Alexis, who will be teaching a workshop in Field Recordings. The workshop is a part of SAMA, a minor studies branch developed at the University of the Arts Helsinki offering interdisciplinary studies in Sound Art & Sonic Arts. A concert with Rodolphe Alexis and students from the workshop will be held at HIAP’s gallery Augusta on Suomenlinna Island on Friday 15 May at 6 PM. During this concert, acousmatic compositions using recordings from Suomenlinna will be performed.
Rodolphe Alexis is the founding partner of sound art organization Double Entendre and one half of the duo OttoannA. He works with field recordings, electroacoustic composition, radio pieces and site-specific installations, and has a particular interest in bioacoustics and phonography. His work has been published on labels including Impulsive Habitat, Herbal International, Touch Radio and Gruenrekorder, and currently works as a sound recordist and sound designer for motion design productions and TV documentaries.