Dr. Rob Canning is an Irish musician, intermedia artist and educator. He has produced music for the concert hall, theatre, screen and dance productions as well as working in a range of site-specific and improvisational contexts. His compositions have been performed internationally and presented at conferences including the ICMC (International Computer Music Conference), LAC (Linux Audio Conference) and NIME ( New Interfaces for Musical Expression). Since the late 90s, his work has relied solely on the use of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software). As a free culture advocate and educator he has worked closely with the GOTO10 media art collective, Openlab, London Hackspace and SPC medialab. He now lives and works in Slovenia, where he developing a rural art program within the Rizoma Institute. He holds a PhD in music composition from Goldsmiths University, London.
The sound creators, vocal manipulators and music composers of HekLab, which has its home in GT22, have played and performed at many festivals in Slovenia in the last two years. The selection from the 2019/2020 archive offers us a pleasant conclusion to the 26th MFRU and heralds a peaceful leap into 2021.
18. 12. 2020 – 18. 12. 2020 / 19:00 – 19:30