Andrius Arutiunian (b.1991, LT) is an Armenian-Lithuanian composer and sound artist. His practice is based on sound and hybrid forms of media, with a particular interest in sonic artefacts, aural identities, and digital, automated technologies.
Arutiunian’s works comprise of hybrid installations, pieces for ensembles, as well as live electronic performances. Recent shows and performances include Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2019), documenta 14, Parliament of Bodies, Kassel (2017), Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (2017), Melos-Ethos Festival, Bratislava (2017), Rewire Festival, The Hague (2016), and MAZE Festival, Amsterdam (2016). He was artist-in-residence at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (2019), Quartertone, Yerevan (2018), and Cyprus National Museum & Slagwerk Den Haag residency, Nicosia (2014). His pieces have been performed or commissioned by Ensemble Adapter, MAZE, Ensemble Modelo62, Nadar, Slagwerk Den Haag, Synaesthesis, and other contemporary music groups. He is a recipient of the “Young Artist of 2017” award by the Lithuanian Composers Union. Andrius Arutiunian’s works are published by Donemus (NL).
Based in the Netherlands, he obtained his BA and MA degrees at the Royal Conservatory The Hague and in 2015-2018 was guest tutor at the Master Artistic Research department at the Royal Academy of Arts The Hague. Since 2016, he is also a sound researcher at the Sedje Hémon Foundation.
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