"I design abstract objects and the way they evolve and interact over time"

Biography

Pandelis Diamantides |1978| is a sound and visual artist based in Amsterdam. In his music productions and audiovisual performances, he uses custom digital technology to create complex binary landscapes, where detailed sound compositions and electronic rhythms are enhanced by multifaceted visuals providing a true immersive experience. He performs solo under the pseudonym Microseq. His debut album “Green” was released by Bigo & Twigetti (London, UK) in September 2011 and re-released by Linn Records (London, UK) in hi-resolution for the audiophile. A second full-length album was released by Nekton (Amsterdam, NL) in May 2015 under the title “False Awakenings”. The audiovisual performance with the same title was premiered in Amsterdam during FIBER Festival 2015 supported by the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts. Through a series of collaborations with, among others, choreographer Lia Haraki and installation artist Matthias Oostrik he has composed and performed music for contemporary dance, theatre and interactive installations. In recent years, his work is presented at international festivals and venues including TodaysArt Festival[NL], FIBER Festival[NL], Mirage Festival[FR], Venice Biennale[IT], Bozar Museum[BE], The Vortex[UK], Kalamata International Dance Festival[GR] and Loop Festival[CY].

Education

Masters in Sonology |2007| Sonology Institute, Royal Conservatory, The Hague, The Netherlands
Course in Sonology |2005| Sonology Institute, Royal Conservatory, The Hague, The Netherlands
Bachelor in Psychology |2004| Philosophy Faculty, Athens University, Greece

Selected projects

Microseq |2010-… ongoing| audiovisual project
plplpl.pl |2016| interactive installation with Matthias Oostrik
False Awakenings |2015| audiovisual performance
Each and Every Day |2015| videoclip
Symmetry of Gravel Waves |2015| videoclip
Mutual Wave Machine |2015|
with Matthias Oostrik for the Marina Abramovic Institute
Dancing in the Dark |2015| interactive installation
Amalgam II |2015| augmented reality installation for Appril Festival
Amalgam |2014| augmented reality installation for Appril Festival
Shape of Necessity |2013| dance performance with Lia Haraki
Green |2012| audiovisual performance
Intunition |2012| dance performance with Lia Haraki
Tune In |2012| dance performance with Lia Haraki
Duetten |2011| theatre performance with Marloeke van der Vlugt

Selected performances

Mirage Festival |2016| Lyon, France – False Awakenings audiovisual performance
Tec Art Festival |2016| Rotterdam, The Netherlands – False Awakenings audiovisual performance
Loop Festival |2016| Nicosia, Cyprus – False Awakenings audiovisual performance
TodaysArt Festival |2015| The Hague, The Netherlands – False Awakenings audiovisual performance
Gogbot Festival |2015| Enschende, The Netherlands – False Awakenings audiovisual performance
Alternadiva Festival |2015| Nicosia, Cyprus – False Awakenings audiovisual performance
Watermedia |2015| Amsterdam, The Netherlands – False Awakenings audiovisual performance
FIBER Festival |2015| Amsterdam, The Netherlands – False Awakenings audiovisual performance
OT301 |2015| Amsterdam, The Netherlands – False Awakenings audiovisual performance
Electronic Geographies |2015| Lisbon, Portugal – #008000 live electronic music performance
The Vortex |2013| London, United Kingdom – #008000 live electronic music performance
ilektronica |2013| Rotterdam, The Netherlands – Green audiovisual performance
Registros Audicion |2013| #008000 live electronic music performance
55th Venice Biennale Art Exhibition |2013| Venice, Italy – Tune In dance performance
Tanec Praha |2013| Prague, Czech Republic – Tune In dance performance
Athens Festival |2013| Athens, Greece – Tune In dance performance
Athens Festival |2013| Athens, Greece – The Shape Of Necessity’ dance performance
European Dance Festival |2013| Nicosia, Cyprus – The Shape Of Necessity’ dance performance
Point Art Centre for Contemporary Art |2013| Nicosia, Cyprus – Tune In dance performance
Loop Festival |2012| Nicosia, Cyprus – Green audiovisual performance
TodaysArt |2012| The Hague, The Netherlands – Green audiovisual performance
TodaysArt sessions |2011| The Hague, The Netherlands – #008000 live electronic music performance
B.A.D |2010| Rotterdam, The Netherlands – Green live electronic music performance

Artist Talks – Presentations

Create Digital Music |2015| Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Performing with Complex Audiovisual Systems
MoMA PS1 |2015| New York, USA – Mutual Wave Machine
Utrecht JS Meetup |2015| Utrecht, The Netherlands – Processing and P5js
Creative Coding Amsterdam |2015| Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Making of False Awakenings
TEDx Limassol |2013| Limassol, Cyprus – Art and Technology for the Public Space

Music

Videoclips