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Rees Archibald

Sound Art

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Rees Archibald is an artist, born in Australia and currently working as a resident artist at Künstlerhaus Dortmund.

Originally a saxophone player, he spent several years in Japan studying traditional Zen music. Later, working with composers Alvin Lucier, Ron Kuivila and David Behrman, he studied electronic music composition.

Rees has performed and shown work in venues such as The Kitchen in New York City, ZKM/HfG in Germany, the Sydney Opera House, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, and the Emit/Time Festival in Bern, Switzerland.

1990 Certificate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music - Saxophone performance.
1991-94 Bachelor of Music (saxophone performance) - Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia
1998-2000 Monbusho (Ministry of Education) Research Scholar - Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music,
2002-2003 Masters in Music Composition, Wesleyan University, USA. Supervisor: Ron Kuivila. Thesis advisors: Alvin Lucier, David Behrman.
2014-present PhD candidate Sheffield University

2003-2007 Lecturer in Multimedia Arts Technology, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom.
2007-2015 Senior Lecturer in Music, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
2015-2017 Lecturer in Music Production, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

2019 EMS Elektronmusikstudion, Stockholm, Sweden.
2018 Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund Germany
2016 Nida Art Colony, Nida Lithuania
2013 Compeung Arts Village, Chang Mai Province, Thailand