Manolis AT BAR
Born in Athens, Greece, Manolis gained his footing in live theatre while in Chicago Illinois. Prior to his sojourn in Chicago, was deeply engaged in both independent avant-garde theatre and in the popular theatre of his native country. Since that time, he has rarely been without a film or stage project and as a result has embraced a wide variety of stylistic influences. He works as a composer and sound designer since 1998. His works include compositions for small ensembles, solos, electroacoustic compositions, video art and multimedia shows. He has also composed the original music for theatre shows, documentaries, tv series, films and theatre dance shows. As a sound designer he has worked both in feature film projects, documentaries, advertising, theatre and short films. He has also recorded extensively the landscape of Greece and has been involved in major sound projects like the SoundscapesLandscapes a sound walk in Athens Greece in the neighborhood of Neos Kosmos, Keramikos and the village of Sellasia Sparta. He is a co-founder of Medea Electronique synergy of Artists and Koumaria Residency.
Dates of residency: March - April 2019
Hometown: Athens, Greece
Lives and works: Greece
Education: 2017 Ph.D Electronic Music New-Media , De Montfort University, Leicester (United Kingdom)
2007 MA Music technology - Electroacoustic Composition, Ionian University, Corfu (Greece)
1998 BA Music Composition, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago (United States)