Richard Garrett has been asked to contribute a number of generative music pieces to this year’s Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria. This festival of art, technology and society, entitled CODE – the Language of Our Time, will run from 6th to 11th September. During this time, Richard’s music will feature as part of a ninety-six hour outdoor exhibit entitled Dark Symphony, to be broadcast across a 160,000 Watt PA system in Linz’s Klangpark on the banks of the Danube.
The full list of contributors to Dark Symphony is as follows:
Brian Eno (UK), Paul Cohen (AUSTRALIA), Tim Cole (UK), Tim Didymus (UK), Andrew Garton (AUSTRALIA), Richard Garrett (UK), Michael Hagleitner (AUSTRIA), Mark Harrop (UK), Al Jolley (UK), Yoshio Machida (JAPAN), Kelvin L. Smith (UK), Emilia Telese (ITALY), Mashashi Genzan Yano (JAPAN) and Steve Grainger (UK).
If things go to plan, Richard will be there to check it out himself!
There are movies of Dark Symphony in 5.1 surround on Vimeo here.