TRANSMISSION ART ARCHIVE
Walker, listener, seer, learning to read between the lines of the spectra, Jeff Gburek, breathes, plays and builds musical instruments, from natural elements, creates new electronic circuits & arranges new constellations of pre-fabricated devices, (such as shortwave radios, guitars, mixing boards, tape machines, laptops), draws, paints, cooks curries, assembles rocks and feather into animistic theatric scenes, record sound environments, writes, teaches; all of this more or less while based for the last few years in Poznan, the fourth largest city in Poland. For 10 years, Jeff Gburek provided live sound for the dance theater (butoh) company known as Djalma Primordial Science, in which capacity he traveled to Japan, Indonesia and widely in Western Europe and the United States of America, and Mexico. He earned scholarships and residencies as solo artist in Darmstadt, Amsterdam's STEIM, Denmark (Odin Teatret), Le Bains Collective in Bruxelles and has performed at Les Instants Chavires & Les Voutes (Paris), Ausland, Kule & Exploratorium (Berlin), Museum of Contemporary Art, Strasbourg, Nantes & Alchemia (Krakow), MOZG, Plan B (Warsaw), Lasnia (Gdansk), Museum of Contemporary Art, Torun and in Bilbao, Spain at the Contemporary Art Museum... Jeff Gburek also performed as soloist and in ad hoc groups at the Ad Libitem Festival (Warsaw), FRIV & FRIV MOVE (Poznan), Experyment Festival (Zbaszyn, Poland). With the dance theater project Djalma Primordial Science, Jeff Gburek performed at festivals in Potsdam, Germany, Postfurhhamt, Hau Drei, 48 Stunden, Karmanoia Theater (Berlin), Odin Teatret (Hostelbro, Denmark), two places in Amsterdam he can't remember the names of and in Rodez, France and the chapel of the asylum where Antonin Artaud lived during the Second World War.