Biography for Krzysztof Topolski aka Arszyn
Electroacoustic improviser, author of soundart projects, drummer, field recordist curator. Key concepts in his work are noise and soundscape. He explores the area of percussion and live electronic, improvised and electroacoustic music. He composes with the use of computer, creates interactive and sound installations, organizes presentations and lectures on contemporary music and sound art and also runs workshops.
In 2009, together with Mariusz Waras, he created installation Fabryka (Factory) in CSW “Znaki Czasu” (Signs of Time) in Toruń and also presented the piece Folk Science as a part of Pandemonium project in AC Institute [Direct Chapel] in New York. He was awarded a sholarship of Museums Quartier in Vienna, artist-in-residence program (2004), Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2007/2010), CCA “Kronika’, Bytom (2006) and Visegrad Fund residence program at Skolska 28 Gallery, Prague (2011). Took part in many festivals: Unsound, Line_in : Line_out, Wien Modern ’03 , Stimul '05, Echofluxx '11, Prague, Jazz and Experimental Music from Poland, '11, London.
He cooperated, cooperate and ocasionally performed with musicians/artists/curators like : Mariusz Waras, Laurenz Theinert, Daniel Muzyczuk, Tomasz Duda, M.bunio.S, Emiter, Tomasz Szwelnik, Thomas Lehn, Andrew Sharplay, Mikołaj Trzaska, free103point9, Wojtek Mazolewski, Ania i Adam Witkowscy, Lukas Jiricka, Tomasz Ziętek, Martin Blazicek, Dominik Bukowski, Hevelius Brass, Robert Sochacki, XV Parowek, Konrad Chyl, Tianna Kennedy, Damian Catera, Łukasz Ciszak, Janusz Mackiwicz, Columbus Duo, Łukasz Kos, Michał Borczuch, Tomek Kopcewicz, Mazzoll, Dagna Sadkowska, Michał Górczyński, Oleg Dziewanowski, The Amareya Theatre.