Stephan DUNKELMAN (Belgium)Composer

    Stephan Dunkelman obtained a graduate degree in acousmatic composition (1999) at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Mons Arts2 (Belgium). His music has won honours at a number of international competitions: prize for original music at Cinefest for Short Films of Miami (2016); prize for experimental video at Tindirindis Video Festival of Vilnius (2016); a jointly awarded Public’s Prize at Métamorphoses 2000; the award (1998) and a mention (1993) at the Stockholm Electronic Arts Award; an honourable mention at the Prix Ars Electronica (1995); finalist in the Luigi Russolo Competition (1991). His acousmatic compositions are intended not only for concerts but for exhibitions, choreographies, movies, … Collaboration with artists working in other fields has opened doors to the experimentation that has enriched and brought into focus the space that music should occupy; it has also allowed him to develop the imaginal qualities of sound material for his concert music.