Saturday Afternoon Show: Saturday Afternoon Show: Maria Papadomanolaki
The Saturday Afternoon Show welcomes Maria Papadomanolaki live from the Wave Farm Study Center and WGXC Acra Studio.
Maria Papadomanolaki is a Greek researcher and sound practitioner who works within the fields of sound design for dance and film, networked performances, exploratory workshops, installation and transmission art. She has a background in literary and sound studies. Since 2009, she has also been successfully releasing experimental and electronic music on a variety of labels and collaborations. Between 2009-2011, she was involved in a research project about art and the electromagnetic spectrum, conducted by NY-based non-profit arts organisation Wave Farm (previously free103point9). The research resulted in the publication of the book Transmission Arts: Artists & Airwaves (2011, PAJ Publications).
In 2007, she has received an award by the Nagoya University of the Arts, Japan for her interactive voice composition entitled STOMA. She has presented her work and research at galleries, conferences and festivals in Europe, UK and the US with highlights being IMT Gallery (London, 2008), Ontological-Hysteric Theater (NY, 2009), Cabinet Magazine (NY, 2010), Issue Project Room (NY, 2012), Decibel Festival (Seattle, WA, 2012), The British Library (London, 2013), Athens Biennale AGORA (Athens, 2013), Parasol Unit (London, 2014), Kino Šiška (Ljubljana, 2014). Her projects have also been featured in radio stations including, among others, Resonance FM (UK), WGXC (US), BBC Radio 3 (UK), BBC 6 Music (UK), Radio Campus Paris (FR) and CFRO Vancouver Co-operative Radio (CA).
Papadomanolaki is currently pursuing PhD research at CRiSAP, UAL, London. She is one of the founding members of soundCamp and is the producer of Sensing Cities, a series of interviews broadcast on Resonance FM.