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chfs = Christian F. Schiller (*1977 in Gmunden/AT) studied Composition from October 1998 to September 2004 at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz/AT with Gerd Kühr (1998 - 2002), Younghi Pagh-Paan (Klangwege 2003) and Georg Friedrich Haas (2002 - 2004). Master Thesis "University ≠ Reality" at the Institute for Aesthetics of Music (2004). 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 Recherche and Studio Dan. Head of in-dust.org (organisation), Schlagschatten (finishing composition of Graz03 - cultural capital of Europe) and SAKRA! (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. Works presented at e.g. Klangspuren Schwaz/AT (2005), Elevate Graz/AT (2005), steirischerherbst Graz/AT (2006), Styriarte Graz/AT (2008), Crossings Johannesburg/SA (2010), iFIMPaC Leeds/UK (2012), Roomservice Festival Vienna/AT (2012), Mariboring Maribor/SLO (2013), Musikprotokoll Graz/AT (2014), Mediations Biennale Poznan/PL (2014), Kunststation St.Peter Cologne/DE (2016), Austrian Cultural Forum New York/US (2017) and the Transart Festival Bozen/IT (2019). Lives and works in Graz since 1996.

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"händ"

for Piano / two- three- four- handed

(1998)

"exit x"

E-Guitar and Zoom-Player

~ for Sandra ~

(2000)

"N.N."

for Piano and 6 Trompets

fragmentary finished

(2000)

" ... - - - ..."

for 4 Beer-Bottles, Laserpointer and Fog

Part of SAKRA!2003 / St.Andrä Church Graz

(2000)

"Zug 1876"

algorithmic composition

Part of IEM Soundreport 02 / airplayed on Radio Helsinki

(2002)

"Kopfschlag"

for Countertenor (Florian Meixner), Drumset and Super8-Film

Part of Hörfest 03 / Forum Stadtpark Graz

(2003)

"inhale"

for underwater-voice / installation

Part of in-dust.org - Feuertaufe / Postgarage Graz

(2003)

"Vronlichnam = Herrenleib"

Performative Soundinstallation together with Helmut Schäfer

Part of SAKRA! / commissioned by St.Andrä Church Graz

(2003)

"Reisz"

for Sopransaxophon, Bassclarinet, Piccolotrompet, Basstrombone, 2 Drumsets, 2 Violins, Doublebass

Part of Klangwege 03 / realised by Klangforum Vienna @ Orpheum Graz / airplayed on Radio Ö1 (Zeitton)

(2002/2003)

"Schlagschatten"

Composition & Performance by Christian F. Schiller & Helmut Schäfer

a sound-aesthetic expansion of the Shadow-Object Uhrturmschatten by Markus Wilfling

finishing composition of Graz03 - Cultural Capital of Europe

(2003)

"zur Zeit leider"

for Answering-Machine and Electronics

Part of Hörfest 04, Forum Stadtpark Graz & Zwischenbilanz, Minoritensaal Graz

airplayed on Radio Ö1 (Zeitton)

(2004)

"schwarz gestreift"

for E-Bass and Drumset / concurrently played with Peter Jakober´s "abwartend"

Part of KOMPROVISATION Graz 2004 & COMPROVISE, Ljubljana 2016

(2004)

"Universität # Realität"

Master Thesis at University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz

(2004)

"Pflichtwatschn"

for electronics / Part of lee#2-sampler 2005

airplayed in London on www.frequenzen.co.uk & selected for the SoundDevicesDublin 2013

(2004)

"drunt"

for electronics

Part of Hörfest 05 / Graz

(2005)

"dust basst"

for DoubleBass and Assistent

Uraufgeführt in der Grazer Burg 2004 | Wiener Porgy&Bess 2012 und 2014

(2005)

"(i)d"

Installation for drumset, cobwebs and motion detector / together with DD Kern (Fuckhead)

Part of elevate Festival´s first edition / Stallbastei, Schloßberg Graz

(2005)

"un"

for Drumset, ChurchOrgan, Cello and Assistents / commissioned by the Festival Klangspuren 2005

realised by Ensemble Recherche (Germany) / St. Laurentius Church, Wattens (Tirol), Austria

(2005)

"aus(r)asten"

for Piano and BassDrum / Phase #1

(2006)

"rrrr"

outdoor performance for ~ 30 Ratschen

commissioned by the Festival PSALM

(2006)

"Gsicht"

Signation / commissioned by the Festival STYRIARTE

(2007)

"aus(r)asten"

for Piano and BassDrum

GRAFENAST = 100 / Tirol

(2006/2008)

"flussleere"

for the river Mur, hand-sirens, 7 female voices and electronics

commissioned by the Festival STYRIARTE, Graz

(2008)

"rrrr"

soundperformance for numerous Ratschen

side-project of SAKRA!

(2009)

"voces"

Sound for a Documentary

by Mischa G. Hendel

(2009)

"wehrt"

for electronics

soundpiece for a sculpture by Giovi

(2009)

"nd"

photo-work with Garfield

for the 250th Friedrich von Schiller´s

(2009)

"rrrr"

soundperformance for numerous Ratschen + Vuvuzelas

side-project of SAKRA!

(2010)

"JA"

for electronics

chfs remix of thunder by Jakuzi´s Attempt

(2010)

"Mad Slip"

Grandmother´s slipmat

(2011)

"rrrr"

soundperformance for numerous Ratschen

side-project of SAKRA!

(2011)

"Woodo"

Woodcoffin for a woodworm

(2011)

"bund"

for E-Bass & Snare-Drum

presented at SAKRA!2012 in Graz and iFIMPaC!2012 in Leeds (UK)

(2011/2012)

"tschüs"

for electronics

(2012)

"and"

for the end

(2012)

"(T)ERROR"

for Computer-Crash

(2012)

"hinab"

chfs´s Ab-Hinc reconfiguration

(2013)

"ihr"

for the Rock is Hell #50 compilation

(2013)

"Schlagschatten"

deluxe-DIY-release

10 years after

(2013)

"Modularity"

Online-release of the one-and-only-time

Zehnt-Quartett

(2014)

"Gleichung"

Installation for SAKRA!2014

(2014)

"nögin"

for finger/nail-tipping

(2015)

"abwartend & schwarz gestreift"

Jakober & Schiller

(2016)

"1R"

for automated instruments

10 years StSts

(2016)

"ex ident"

after accident

(2017)

"NURSE"

installative composition

(2018)

"HOHNOR"

for 2 harmonicas & ensemble

(2017 / 2019)

"rrrr"

sound-piece for Ratschen

(2019)

"WIR\US"

for Sirens & Ensemble

(2020)

"[Sch]"

for past & future

(2020)

"DUNE"

installative composition

(2021)

"DRUM"

soundpiece for an installation

(2021)

"HAMMER IM STAUB"

in-dust.org zu Gast in der Alten Schmiede Wien

(2022)

"THEATER INNKLUSIV"

inklusives Musiktheaterprojekt

(2022)

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"Ncrnmcn"

Bandproject together with LM & SB

(1993)

"CUM"

Bandproject together with Mike Mairinger (The Brewed)

(1996)

"Vöckes"

for 2 Pianos und Electronics

"Scandal"-Concert with Peter Jakober / Stadtsaal Vöcklabruck

(1999)

"noom"

for Piano and Electronics / Parkhouse Graz

(2001)

"liquid underground"

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

(2001)

"volume"

Improvisation Concert for Drumset and Electronics

together with Alfred Lenz + Schauer / Kristallwerk Graz

(2002)

"pianofeedbackdistortion"

Lenz & Schiller

(since 2002)

"Galle"

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

(2003)

"in-dust.org"

organisation & room to move

(since 2003)

"SAKRA!"

unusual concert-series

(since 2003)

"Die Besachwalterung"

Exhibition of Photoworks by chfs and Garfield / EXIL Graz

(2005)

"StudenzenStudios"

experimental sound-studio

(since 2006)

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music austria

(since 2007)

chfs adé

good bye Forum Stadtpark

(2008)

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discogs

(since 2008)

chfs @

Radio Orange

(2009)

chfs @

> \ < | > / <

(2010)

chfs @

MA MA MO

(2010)

chfs @

CROSSONGS JO´BURG

(2010)

chfs @

Schnapsidee Records

(2010)

chfs @

Contemporary Composers Index

(since 2011)

chfs @

IMPULS FESTIVAL

(2011)

chfs @

> \ < | > / <

(2011)

chfs+ @

XX - City Of Schein

(2011)

chfs´

AEQUATORIAL MIX

(2011)

"NULL0"

chfs & Garfield

(2012)

chfs @

> \ < | > / <

(2012)

chfs+ @

XX - TROPF

(2012)

chfs+ @

NOISE HOURS MARIBOR

(2013)

chfs+ @

ZEHNT

(2013)

chfs @

SOUND DEVICE DUBLIN

(2013)

chfs @

VOLKSSCHULE ST. OSWALD

(2013)

chfs+ @

NIGHTS IM BUNKER

(2013)

chfs @

> \ < | > / <

(2013)

chfs+ @

FORCE DIMENSIONS

(2014)

K+iller @

FLUC WIEN

(2014)

chfs @

> \ < | > / <

(2014)

chfs+ @

POST SCRIPTUM EPPAN

(2014)

chfs+ @

KRITIKAL MACHINES POZNAN

(2014)

chfs+ @

KRITIKAL MACHINES PRAGUE

(2014)

chfs+ @

XX - DEFEKT

(2014)

chfs @

ART FACES STYRIA

(2015)

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KRITIKAL MACHINES SALZBURG

(2016)

chfs+ @

K+ILLER, SUB GRAZ

(2016)

chfs+ @

POST SCRIPTUM KÖLN

(2016)

chfs+ @

10 YEARS StSts

(2016)

chfs+ @

14 YEARS in-dust.org

(2017)

chfs+ @

RADIA & HELSINKI

(2017)

chfs+ @

HATHENTER

(2017)

chfs+ @

FAMILIE GESCHREY

(2018)

chfs+ @

DIE! HUNDIANER & NURSE

(2018)

chfs+ @

CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY

(2020)

pfd @

< r o t o r >

(2020)

chfs+ @

9 SONNEN

(2021)

chfs+ @

< d s d w >

(2021)

chfs+ @

INTERPENETRATION

(2021)

chfs+ @

GLOP II

(2022)

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"Banderra Nerra"

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

(2004)

"Jubbookov Revolt"

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

(2004)

"vertikal infostruktur vögel feeling"

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

(2004)

"styriarte"

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

(2004)

"Zerfall der Europäischen Union"

by Slobodan Kajkut / as Drummer / Stefaniensaal Graz / video

(2005)

"GOPO"

GrazerOrganPipesOrchestra by Peter Jakober

Avantgarde Festival Schiphorst, 2007 / Radiokulturhaus Vienna, 2011 / Cd-Release, 2015

 

 

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