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Lambros Pigounis lives in Athens and specialises in the field of contemporary classical and electroacoustic composition. He studied violin and theory of music at the Greek Conservatoire in Athens. From 1998-2001 he studied electroacoustic composition at the University of Hertfordshire (UK). While he was working on his degree, he pursued additional studies with Jonathan Harvey, Javier Alvarez, Jonty Harrison and Ambrose Field. He continued his studies at the City University of London, where he completed an MA in Electroacoustic Composition supervised by Simon Emmerson and Denis Smaley.
Additional studies include also seminars and masterclasses in the field of computer algorythmic composition, and violin improvisation for theatre and dance. He has appeared in concerts and festivals, such as the Laban’s Dance Festivals (UK), Greenwich and Docklands International Festival (UK), the Northern Exposure of Contemporary Dance and Video Festival (UK), the Mercat de les slors (SP), the International Platform of Arts (PT), the DAL NIENTE 3 Projects (UK), Synch Festival (GR), Athens Digital Week Festival (GR), Moving Silence Festival (DE), Athens and Epidaurus Festival, Tanz im August (DE), Hebbel Am Ufer (DE), Ibsen Festival (NO) and in numerous electroacoustic music concerts and broadcasts around the world.
He teaches at SAE Athens Institute of Technology and his main artistic activities are collaborations with musicians, directors and choreographers. His recent works include the Micropolitics of Noise. A Long Durational Sound Art Performance commissioned by NEON & Marina Abramovic Institute, several commissions by the Hebbel Am Ufer Hau Theatre in Berlin, the interactive sound design and programming for the “dreamgrove.org” sound installation at the Athens Byzantine Museum and the Biennale of Hong Kong (2008-2009) as well as several other comissions for theatre, dance and film. He is currently researching the ethics of sound in acoustic ecology through the input of the human agent in electroacoustic performance based on interactive compositional models.