Gabriel Paiuk

Docent Sonologie: Compositie en Muziektheorie

Gabriel Paiuk (*1975) is a composer and sound artist whose work deals with the problematisation of the conditions of experience of sound within the realm of widespread media. His work takes the form of sound installations and compositions for traditional instruments and particular loudspeaker setups, and has been performed internationally by ASKO ensemble, Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, Slagwerk Den Haag, Francesco Dillon, Rank Ensemble, Ensemble 306, Kwartludium Ensemble, Quinteto Sonorama and Alexander Bruck. His electronic composition / sound installation Res Extensa was awarded the Gaudeamus composition prize in 2006.

He holds a Master of Music in Sonology (2012), was director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Contemporary Music in Buenos Aires (2009) and taught sound design at the Center for Cinematographic Investigations in Buenos Aires (2004–2009). In recent years he has articulated his compositional practice with theoretical research, leading to talks and workshops in contexts such as the Master Artistic Research at KABK (co-led with Raviv Ganchrow), the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (University of Amsterdam) and to a publication in Organised Sound magazine  (Cambridge University Press, UK).