biography/Cv

BIOGRAPHY Hardi is a composer, improviser, sound artist, tutor, curator, and researcher. Hardi composes music for a range of classical acoustics/electronics repertoire, he mainly works with various constellations that music collaborates with different art forms and non-musical things in new spaces to create new listening experiences. Hardi’s composition ideas is to make possible for every performance that allows the music to live in its time.
ARTIST CURRICULUM VITAE (CV) Hardi Kurda info@hardikurda.com hardi.kurda@gmail.com www.hardikurda.com
EDUCATIONS 2015Recent. Ph.D. Candidate at Goldsmiths, University of London 20102012. Master Degree in Music Composition, Academy of music and drama, Gothenburg and University of music and theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” Leipzig. 20062009. Bachelor Degree in Music in Composition, Academy of music and drama, Gothenburg. 20042006. Gotland Composer House 20032004. Ljungskile College, Ljungskile (violin and composition) 19952000. Institute of fine art, Slemani (violin)
AWARDS & GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS 2006 – 2015 Västra Götaland Region Culture Scholarship Swedish composer society (fst), Grants Adlerbertiska scholarship Foundation Anna Whitlock Memorial fund Edward Magnus fond Konstnärsnämnden (Artistic committee grant) Williniska Scholarship Swedish composers international music organization, Grants Royal musical academy, Grants Frimurare Children house direction in Gothenburg Alva Kraft, Swedish composer society, Scholarship.
PERFORMANCES 2012 – 2018 ERBIL Citadel, Space21Exhibition, Sounding Carpet, the interactive sound art in Space21Exhibition. SLEMANI, Space21Exhibition, Under the Bridge, EAM, and sound installation BERLIN, Soeth7 art and culture (old prison), improvisation BERLIN, Acker Stadt Palast, The Process, improvisation LONDON, Goldsmiths, St. James Hatcham, Open Ensemble, performance, public as a performer GOTHENBURG, Angered Hospital, Diagnosis Machine, the interactive sound art GOTHENBURG, City Library, Vibration of Books for string inst., plastic cups, and wires LONDON, Art Hall, London Goldsmith’s visual artist exhibit, Pull-Release GOTHENBURG, Universeum, Recycling Objects, for objects, sounding table and projected score. LONDON, Deptford Town Hall, Conversation Improvisation Composition, N-Ensemble GOTHENBURG, Rohska museum, Sounding Map, for string inst. GOTHENBURG Art museum, Sounding map for string instruments and flexible instruments BERLIN, Radialsystem V, Maerz Musik, Adapter Ensemble conducted by Manuel Nawri GOTHENBURG Concert House, Gageego Ensemble conducted by Rei Munakata VAXJO, Utvandranas Hus, Musica Vitae, String Chamber Orchestra conducted by Michael Bartosch GOTHENBURG, Rohska museum, Sounding map, Slemani String Quartet
MEMBERSHIPS Published scores by Swedish Music organization (Svensk Musik) www.svenskmusik.org Member of Society of Swedish Composer (FST), www.fst.se Member of the professional association for visual artist Berlin, BBK
LIST OF COMPOSITIONS: 2004-2018. Sound Installations: Sounding Carpet, Diagnosis Machine, Under the Bridge. Conceptual Performance: Recycling Objects, Vibration of Books, Open Ensemble. Electro-Acoustic Music (EAM): Under the Bridge, for tape, Kew-Bird, Chair, Gas-lamp, The Violin. Acoustics instruments: Piano, Percussion, and Radio, For Improvisation vocal group, 4 Solo for string quartet, 3 Solo for cello, bass clarinet, bass flute, Dialogue 1, violin, ney flute, percussion, Set your mind free, an oriental trio, After the Pause. clarinet and Saxophone, A voice far from, vocal quartet, This is how we get close together, for trombone and percussion, Feet (Fötterna), piano trio, Joyful (Glädjefullt) for wind quintet, Shadow Dimensions for string orchestra, Hanolia for string orchestra, Between Me and the Other (mellan mig och den andra), flute, fagot, piano, 2perc, cello, Hurmizgan/The Temple for violin, cello, trombone, percussion and vocal, The Change, for two ensembles, A small gleam of light, wind orchestra, We! For six oriental instruments, Shadow Dimensions, for strings, Dialogue 2, flexible inst., and tape, (8=3) For 8 flexible players, The game piece for! Flexible instrument, Noise, two flexible ensembles. Music and Video art: Future, Birds Children, Breath