Antye Greie (AGF)
Hailuoto — Finland
AGF aka Antye Greie, born and raised in East Germany is a singer and digital songwriter, producer, performer, e-poet, calligrapher, digital media artist known for artistic exploration of digital technology through the deconstruction of language and communication. Her poetry, which she converts into electronic music, calligraphy and digital media, has been presented on records, live performances and sound installations in museums, auditoria, theaters, concert halls and clubs in Europe, America and Asia. AGF lives and works in Hailuoto/ Finland which is an island in the Bothnian Gulf. Recently she was appointed artistic director of Hai Art in Hailuoto (haiart.net) an artist ran contemporary art platform with main focus on sound. Greie has collaborated with Craig Armstrong, Vladislav Delay, Ellen Allien, Gudrun Gut, Eliane Radigue, Kaffe Matthews, Zavoloka and many more. AGF runs her own production company AGF Producktion. In 2004 she won an Award of Distinction at the 2004 Ars Electronica festival, in 2006 she was on the Cover of the Wire magazine UK.
Description of work with field recording
Greie has worked with field recordings all her recording, composing and producing life. Field recording are a main component in all her compositions. Few Examples: Use on "Dance Floor Drachen" (5th solo album) track "FOR FREE" is edited field recordings of 9th avenue/ 14th street in NY / USA in March 2008 while a child is sleeping On Baustelle most songs are based on construction site field recordings: http://gudrungut.antyegreie.com/ For the stage play Orlando and the follow up CD a lot of field recordings were implemented http://orlando.poemproducer.com/ In Hai-art she produces listening exercise for all age children schoolimg listening through field recordings and remaking sounds http://www.haiart.net/read.php?id=7464380
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