Do Not Cross Over This Line (Dirk Stromberg)
on Thursday 16 April 2020
See cybersotu2020 performance: attached youtubevideo
Dirk Johan Stromberg is an American music technologist, composer, and improviser.
His body of work explores the dynamic interaction between performer, technology and
performance practice. Designing both hardware and software has led to the
development of a variety of interfaces, synthesis techniques, installation works,
electro-acoustic instruments, and interdisciplinary production works.
Current projects include a series of presentations and development of his tactile
interactive installation “Line Segments” and the collaborative video and movement work
“Images of Ascension”. His touring has led to a number of performances in Asia, North
America and Europe including Moers Festival (Moers Germany), KLEX Festival (Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia), Map Festival (Melaka, Malaysia), Choppa Festival (Singapore),
Open Waters Festival (Halifax Canada), Duong Dai Festival (HCMC and Hanoi,
Vietnam), M1 Fringe Festival (Singapore) and Dear Himalaya From Chiang Mai (Chiang
Dirk Stromberg has been developing a number of hardware projects, most notably his
Phallophone, an electro-acoustic sensor-based instrument. He is developing repertoire
for the instrument with composers around the world, creating his own repertoire, while
also touring and presenting his work and research as a musician and technologist.
Dirk Stromberg is a founder of the Contemporary Music Festival in Vietnam (Duong Dai
Festival – 2007-2016) and is currently on faculty at LASALLE College of the Arts. He
was formerly on faculty at Istanbul Bilgi University, Saigon Technology University and
was head of music at School of the Arts (SOTA), Singapore.
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