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BIO

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chfs = Christian F. Schiller (*1977 in Gmunden/UpperAustria and grown up in Vöcklabruck/UpperAustria) studied Composition from October 1998 to September 2004 at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz/Austria with Gerd Kühr (1998 - 2002), Younghi Pagh-Paan (Klangwege 2003) and Georg Friedrich Haas (2002 - 2004). | Diploma Thesis | Numerous different projects in form of conceptual sound-installations, concerts, performances and cooperations with e.g. Peter Jakober (composer), Kristina Landrichter (stage designer), Alfred Lenz (mediaartist), Florian Meixner (countertenor), Helmut Schäfer (computer artist), Garfield (musician/photographer), DD Kern (musician), Mamela Nyamza (choreographer), Zbigniew Karkowski (composer), Robert B. Lisek (scientist), Manuel Knapp (mediaartist), Mick Barr (musician/composer), Klangforum Vienna, Ensemble Piktogramm, Ensemble Recherche and Studio Dan. Head of in-dust.org (room to move + organisation), Schlagschatten (finishing composition of Graz03 - cultural capital of Europe) and SAKRA! (unusual concert series at St.Andrä church Graz). City of Graz Promotional Music Award 2004. StudenzenStudios (experimental studio) together with Alfred Lenz since 2006. Austrian Grant for Composition 2008 & 2013. Participant at e.g. Klangspuren 2005, Elevate 2005, steirischerherbst 2006 & 2014, Styriarte 2008, the international Workshop Crossings in Johannesburg/Southafrica 2010, the Festival iFIMPaC in Leeds/UK 2012, the Vienna Roomservice Festival 2012, the series Mariboring in Maribor/Slovenia 2013, the Mediations Biennale in Poznan/Poland 2014 and the Kunststation St.Peter in Cologne/Germany 2016. Lives and works in Graz. | Press |

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PAST

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"händ"

for Piano / two- three- four-handed

(1998)

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"exit x"

E-Guitar and Zoom-Player

~ for Sandra ~

(2000)

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"x"

for 6 Trompets and Piano / fragmentary finished

(2000)

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" ... - - - ..."

for four BeerBottles, Laserpointer and Fog /// Part of SAKRA!2003 / St.Andrä Church Graz

(2000)

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"Zug 1876"

algorithmic Composition / Part of IEM Soundreport CD (2002 / 3´24" - excerpt) / airplayed on Radio Helsinki

(2002)

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"Kopfschlag"

for Countertenor, Drumset and Super8-Film /// Part of Hörfest 03 / together with Florian Meixner (Countertenor) / Forum Stadtpark Graz

(2003)

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"inhale"

for Underwatervoice /// Installationbox /// Part of in-dust.org - Feuertaufe / Postgarage Graz

(2003)

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"Vronlichnam = Herrenleib"

Performative Soundinstallation /// Part of in-dust.org /// commissioned by St.Andrä Church Graz / together with Helmut Schäfer

(2003)

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"Reisz"

for Sopransaxophon, Bassclarinet, Piccolotrompet, Basstrombone, 2 Drumsets, 2 Violins, Doublebass
Part of Klangwege 03 / realised by the Klangforum Vienna / Orpheum Graz / airplayed on Radio Ö1 (Zeitton)

(2002/2003)

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"Schlagschatten"

Composition + Performance for the ShadowObject Uhrturmschatten (Markus Wilfling) / Part of in-dust.org
finishing composition for Graz03 - Cultural Capital of Europe / together with Helmut Schäfer

(2003)

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"zur Zeit leider"

for Answering Machine and Electronics
Part of Hörfest 04 / Forum Stadtpark Graz /// Zwischenbilanz / Minoritensaal Graz / airplayed on Radio Ö1 (Zeitton)

(2004)

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"schwarz gestreift"

for E-Bass and Drumset /// Part of Komprovisation / played with Peter Jakober´s "abwartend" / MUWA Graz

(2004)

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"Pflichtwatschn"

for Electronics /// Part of the lee - Labelsampler #2 - 2005 / airplayed in London : http://www.frequenzen.co.uk / selected for the SoundDevicesDublin 2013

(2004)

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"drunt"

for Electronics /// Part of Hörfest 05

(2005)

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"dust basst"

for DoubleBass and Assistent

(2005)

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"(i)d"

Installation /// Part of elevate Festival / together with DD Kern (Fuckhead, ...) / Stallbastei, Schloßberg Graz

(2005)

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"un"

for Drumset, ChurchOrgan, Cello and Assistents /// commissioned by Klangspuren Schwaz 2005 / Cooperation with the Ensemble Recherche (Freiburg / Germany) / St. Laurentius Church, Wattens (Tirol)

(2005)

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"aus(r)asten"

for Piano and BassDrum /// Phase1

(2006)

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outdoor noiseaction for ~ 30 Ratschen /// commissioned by PSALM Festival (a division of styriarte)

(2006)

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"Gsicht"

Signation /// commissioned by the Festival STYRIARTE

(2007)

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"aus(r)asten"

for Piano and BassDrum / GRAFENAST = 100 / Tirol

(2007/2008)

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"flussleere"

for Mur (River), Sirens, Electronic, 7 FemaleVoices / commissioned by the Festival STYRIARTE

(2008)

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"rrrr"

Soundaction for numerous Ratschen

(2009)

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"voces"

Sound for a Documentary by Mischa G. Hendel

(2009)

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"wehrt"

Sound for a sculpture by Giovi

(2009)

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"nd"

for the 250th Friedrich von Schiller´s

(2009)

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"schlaff"

Wax-Candle-Sculpture

(2009)

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"rrrr"

Soundaction for numerous Ratschen + Vuvuzelas

(2010)

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"JA"

chfs remix of thunder by Jakuzi´s Attempt

(2010)

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"rrrr"

(2011)

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"bund"

for E-Bass & Snare-Drum

(2011/2012)

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"tschüs"

[tʃyːs]

(2012)

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"and"

(2012)

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"(T)ERROR"

for Computer-Crash

(2012)

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VIENNA ROOMSERVICE

(2012)

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"hinab"

(2013)

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"ihr"

(2013)

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"Schlagschatten"

(2013)

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"Modularity"

(2014)

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"Gleichung"

(2014)

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INDIVIDUUM-COLLECTIVUM

(2014)

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PROJECTS

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"CUM"

Bandproject together with Mike Mairinger (The Brewed)

(1996/1998)

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"Vöckes"

for 2 Pianos und Electronics /// "Scandal" - Concert together with Peter Jakober / Stadtsaal Vöcklabruck (OÖ)

(1999)

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"noom"

for Piano and Electronics /// Soloperformance / Parkhouse Graz

(2001)

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"liquid underground"

Mehlsilo - Installation together with Kristina Landrichter (stagedesigner) / Marienmühle Graz

(2001)

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"volume"

Improvisation Concert for Drumset and Electronics /// together with Alfred Lenz + Schauer / Kristallwerk Graz

(2002)

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"pianofeedbackdistortion"

(since 2002)

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"Galle"

experimental Brunch with pfd, Marco Siciliani, more / SUB Graz

(2003)

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(since 2003)

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SAKRA!

(since 2003)

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"Die Besachwalterung"

Exhibition of Photoworks by chfs and Garfield / EXIL Graz

(2005)

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StudenzenStudios

(since 2006)

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chfs - Profil

(since 2007)

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chfs adé

(2008)

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chfs - Profil

(since 2008)

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chfs - Profil

(2009)

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"NULL0"

chfs & Garfield

(2012)

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PARTICIPATED

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"Banderra Nerra"

by Slobodan Kajkut /// as Bass-Voice /// Part of Hörfest04 /// Forum Stadtpark Graz

(2004)

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"Jubbookov Revolt"

by Slobodan Kajkut /// as big Drum /// Part of Zwischenbilanz /// Minoritensaal Graz

(2004)

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"vertikal infostruktur vögel feeling"

by Markus Krispel /// as 2 hanged E-Guitars /// Part of Hörfest04 /// Forum Stadtpark Graz

(2004)

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"styriarte"

18 Hours - Eric Satie - Vexations - Project /// e.g. on the Piano /// Minoritensaal Graz

(2004)

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"Zerfall der Europäischen Union"

by Slobodan Kajkut /// as Drummer /// Stefaniensaal Graz

(2005)

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"GOPO"

GrazerOrganPipesOrchestra by Peter Jakober

Avantgarde Festival Schiphorst, 2006 / Radiokulturhaus Vienna, 2011 / Cd, 2015

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JAKOBER PORTRÄT

as part of GOPO / Radiokulturhaus Vienna

(2011)

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