GIO JANIASHVILI

 



 

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Gio (Giorgi) Janiashvili (b. Tbilisi, Georgia) is a composer, whose creative output spans solo, chamber, vocal, orchestral and electronic music; multimedia concert and music-theatre; performance, installation, sound and video art.

Janiashvili staged concerts, multimedia performances and installations worldwide. His works were presented at the following concert venues, museums, galleries, and theatres: Abrons Arts Centre, University Settlement, Spectrum, ShapeShifter Lab, Secret Project Robot (New York City); South Bank Centre, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Laban Theatre, Royal Observatory, Blackheath Halls, Chapel of King Charles Court, Shunt, St. Lawrence Jewry, Trinity Laban (London); Veletržní Palace, Nostitz Palace (Prague); Ohrenhoch, der Geräuschladen  (Berlin); PAD (Mainz); Alte Brauerei Stegen (Munich); Georgian National Museum – S. Janashia Museum of Georgia, D. Shevardnadze National Gallery, National Music Centre, Tbilisi History Museum, Marjanishvili Theatre, Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi); and etc.

His major work includes: Triptych for orchestra (2015/2016), the multimedia spectacle EXIT YOUR FLESH! after William Blake (2015), the multimedia concert MUFFLING FOG - after Martin Heidegger (2014), the multimedia music-theatre LIFE IS REAL ONLY THEN, WHEN I AM (2013), Ek-Stasis for piano (2012), io io for viola, ensemble and electronics (2010), and etc.

Janiashvili is a recipient of commissions for the Georgian National Exhibition at the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space 2011 (Installation Sacrifice -The Static Drama), from a violist Rivka Golani; COMA Voices; Goethe-Institut; etc. His works were presented at the festivals: Either/Or Ensemble’s 10th Annual Spring Festival of Contemporary Music, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Surrogate Cities Exploded!, Impossible Brilliance, Harmony of the Spheres, Performance Art Depot, Tbilisi Contemporary Music Evenings, Artisterium V, and etc. He has worked with Either/Or Ensemble, Trinity Laban Sinfonietta (N. Pendlebury), Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra (J. Tilbrook), Trinity Laban Contemporary Music Group (G. Rose), American filmmaker Ken Jacobs, Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra, Billroth Quartet, baritone Nicolas Simeha, pianist Diego Ghymers, pianist Jemal Tavadze, among others.

Janiashvili is a resident of the United States (New York City). He received Bachelor's and Master’s degrees in composition from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London). His education includes the studies in composition at Tbilisi State Conservatoire. He gave seminars on his work, music, visual art, theatre, and cinema at Berklee College of Music in Boston and at Trinity Laban in London.



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GIO (Giorgi) JANIASHVILI (b. Tbilisi, Georgia) is a composer. He is a resident of the United States (New York City).


EDUCATION:

2012-2013 - MMus Degree (Composition) from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, UK) - Studied composition and music-theatre with Edward Jessen and Gwyn Pritchard; electronic/computer music and sound art with Dominic Murcott.

2009-2012 - BMus Degree (Composition) from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Dance and Music (London, UK) - Studied composition and orchestration with Stephen Montague and Edward Jessen; electronic/computer music and sound art with Dominic Murcott; piano and improvisation with Douglas Finch; basics of conducting with Gregory Rose and Jonathan Tilbrook.

2007-2009 - Two years of Bachelor's studies (Composition) at V. Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire (Tbilisi, Georgia).

2009 - Certificate in MaxMsp musical programming from IRCAM (Paris, France).

2005-2007 - Studies in trumpet and composition at Evgeni Mikeladze Tbilisi 9th Musical School (Tbilisi, Georgia).

2001-2005 - Diploma in piano performance from Tbilisi 8th Musical School (Tbilisi, Georgia).



AWARDS:

Tsinandali Award in music category (2015, Tbilisi) for the multimedia concert MUFFLING FOG - after Martin Heidegger (2014) for piano, sound and video art.
Jury: Georgian/American pianist – Alexander Toradze.

Vivian Prindle Outreach Prize for the best project of the year (2012, London) - the multimedia installation SACRIFICE - THE STATIC DRAMA (2011) developed for the Georgian National Exhibition at the 12th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space (2011, Prague, Czech Republic).




SCHOLARSHIPS:

Beatrice Taylor Scholarship (2012-2013).

TL Scholarship (2012-2013).

Trinity Laban Post Graduate Bursary (2012- 2013).

Henry Wood Bursary (2011 - 2013).

Leverhulme Trust Scholarship
(2009 - 2012).

TCL Scholarship
(2009 - 2012).

Trinity Laban Scholarship
(2009 - 2012).



PAST PERFORMANCES & EXHIBITIONS:

2017

Sound gallery ohrenhoch der Geräuschladen (Berlin) - Sound installation Antigone Project: After Sophocles (2013) by Gio Janiashvili - Ritual After Antigone for six voices and electronics, After Antigone's Death for electronic and concrete sounds.

Channel 1, Georgian Public Broadcaster - TV program Unknown Music (Utsnobi Musika) - The broadcast of the multimedia concert MUFFLING FOG - after Martin Heidegger(2014) for piano, sound and video art. 

Georgian Art Palace – Georgian State Museum of Theatre, Music, Cinema and Choreography (Tbilisi) - Exhibition Maelstrom: Franz Marc, German Expressionism and Modernism in Georgia- Multidisciplinary Research Within the Exhibition Environment – Curator/concept: Dr. Ketevan Kinstsurashvili; Exhibition design by David Janiashvili; Video/sound installation Mount River (2012) by Gio Janiashvili. The exhibition supported by Goethe-Institut Georgien.


2016

Georgian National Museum, S. Janashia Museum of Georgia (Tbilisi) – A project I See With My Fingers - the exhibition of the multimedia installation SACRIFICE - THE STATIC DRAMA (2011) by Gio Janiashvili (the author of concept, visual design and sound installation) and David Janiashvili (visual design, technical construction).

Spectrum (New York City) - The multimedia spectacle EXIT YOUR FLESH! - after William Blake (2015) for video art and electronic/concrete sounds.


2015

University Settlement (New York City) – Either/Or Ensemble’s 10th Annual Spring Festival of Contemporary Music (works by Gio Janiashvili, Anthony Coleman, Morton Feldman and Horatiu Radulescu) - The US premiere of the multimedia concert MUFFLING FOG - after Martin Heidegger (2014) - for piano, video and sound. Performers: Taka Kigawa (piano) and G. Janiashvili (sound/video projection).

ShapeShifter Lab (New York City) - The premiere of the multimedia spectacle EXIT YOUR FLESH! - after William Blake (2015) for video art and electronic/concrete sounds.

Secret Project Robot: Art Experiment - Festival Summer Robot: Ten Years of Art,Music and Love (New York City) – music for 3D cinema projection Nervous Magic Lantern by Ken Jacobs.

Abrons Arts Centre, Experimental Theatre (New York City) - New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival – the US premiere of Non-Conformist Object (2013) for quadraphonic sound system.

Chapel of Old Royal Naval College (London) - The performance of Waiting For... (2014) for string quartet or viola quartet by G. Janiashvili. Performed by Riviola Viola Quartet.

Georgian National Museum - D. Shevardnadze National Gallery (Tbilisi) – Exhibition Maelstrom: Franz Marc, German Expressionism and Modernism in Georgia - Multidisciplinary Research Within the Exhibition Environment - Curator/concept: Dr. Ketevan Kinstsurashvili; Exhibition design by David Janiashvili; Video/sound installation Mount River (2012) by Gio Janiashvili. The exhibition supported by Goethe-Institut Georgien.

Club Bassiani (Tbilisi) - The ceremony of the Tsinandali Awards 2015 - The performance of Mr. Bedbug Is Walking Down The Street (2010) for orchestra and narrator with megaphone (text by V. Mayakovsky). Performed by Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra (conducted by N. Rachveli) and G. Janiashvili (megaphone). IMEDI TV Broadcast.

Georgian National Museum - D. Shevardnadze National Gallery (Tbilisi) – Ketevan Matabeli’s Restrospective Exhibition – Sound installation: G. Janiashvili’s After Antigone’s Death (2013) for electronic/concrete music.

Alte Brauerei Stegen (Munich) – Exhibition of Tornike Abuladze - the video installation Steel Factory by Tornike Abuladze, with music by G. Janiashvili Meditation for Steel Factory (2012). Also sound installation Worker's Memory by G. Janiashvili.


2014

Tbilisi State Conservatoire - Chamber Hall (Tbilisi) - The Festival Tbilisi 2014: Contemporary Music Evenings - The world premiere of the multimedia concert MUFFLING FOG: after Martin Heidegger (2014) - for piano, sound and video. Performers:  J. Tavadze (piano) and G. Janiashvili (sound/video projection). 

Spectrum (New York City) – The US premiere of  TRIPTYCH: INVOCATION, INFINITY OF SPACE, EK-STASIS (2012) - for piano and electronic/concrete sounds. Performers: M. Nemtsova (piano) and G. Janiashvili (sound projection).

Wild Project - Avant Music Festival (New York City) – Live electronic music of Jon Cage’s Variation IV.

Marjanishvili Theatre - New Stage (Tbilisi) - Music for the multimedia installation Proverbs (2014) by David Janiashvili.


2013

Blackheath Halls (London) - The performance of multimedia music-theatre piece Life is real only then, when I AM (2013) - music, libretto, video/sound, lighting and direction by G. Janiashvili - performed by N. Simeha (baritone), M. Nemtsova (piano), A. Scully (cello), J. Hogan (flute), 
J. Heeley (trombone).

The Institute of Contemporary Arts (London) - The musical performance Demonstrations for 6 Groups (2013) for exhibition Fourth Plinth: Contemporary Monument (Trafalgar Square). Performed by twenty-five musicians from Trinity Laban.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) – Rude Health Concerts Series - the world premieres of the video/sound installation Mount River (2012), After Antigone(2013) for voice and electronics, and the sound/visual installation After Antigone’s Death (2013).

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) - The world premiere of sound installation Non-Conformist Object (2013) for quadraphonic system.

Vibe Gallery (London) - Video/sound installation Mount River (2012).


2012

The festival ARTISTERIUM 5 (Tbilisi) - The multimedia installation SACRIFICE - THE STATIC DRAMA (2011) by Gio Janiashvili (the author of concept, visual design and sound installation) and David Janiashvili (visual design, technical construction).

Blackheath Halls (London) - The world premieres of Invocation (2012) for piano (piano: M. Nemtsova) and Infinity of Space (2012) for electronic/ concrete sounds and quadraphonic sound system (sound: G. Janiashvili).

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London)  - Live electronic music performance We Are Getting Nowhere (2012) at the festival Out of the Cage (Cage’s 100th Anniversary).

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) – Performance of Branches by John Cage (G. Janiashvili  - tape and electronics; Josh Spear – Cactus) at the festival Out of the Cage (John Cage’s 100th Anniversary).

St. Lawrence Jewry (London) – The recital of pianist Konstantin Gensitkiy - performance of Toccata (2008) and From The Windows (2007)for piano by G. Janiashvili.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance – The recital of pianist Konstantin Gensitkiy - Toccata(2008) and From The Windows (2007)for piano by G. Janiashvili.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance – The recital of pianist Maria Nemtsova - Toccata(2008) and From The Windows (2007)for piano by G. Janiashvili.

Queen Elisabeth Hall, South Bank Centre (London) - The sound installation Futuristic Mobile (2012) for the installation Conloninpurple by G. Trimpin at the festival Impossible Brilliance: The music of Conlon Nancarrow.

Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre (London) - The interactive sound and video installation Supra-Humanization (2012) at the festival Surrogate Cities Exploded!.

Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre (London) - Electronic music by G. Janiashvili for a short film Creative Cities at the festival Surrogate Cities Exploded!.

Gallery Vernissage (Tbilisi) – Exhibition of Tornike Abuladze - the video installation Steel Factory by Tornike Abuladze, with music by G. Janiashvili Meditation for Steel Factory (2012).


2011

Nostitz Palace - The Ministry of Culture of Czech Republic (Prague) – The 12th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space 2011 - Georgian National Exhibition - the multimedia installation SACRIFICE - THE STATIC DRAMA (2011) by Gio Janiashvili (the author of concept, visual design and sound installation) and David Janiashvili (visual design, technical construction).

Veletžrní Palace (Prague National Gallery) – The 12th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space (Prague)  - The sound installation Thought is Boundless Like a World (2011) for G. Alexi-Meskhishvili’s installation Vaja Pshavela for the Georgian National Exhibition.

Tbilisi History Museum (Tbilisi, Georgia) - The sound installation Thought is Boundless Like a World (2011) for G. Alexi-Meskhishvili’s installation Vaja Pshavela.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance - Rude Health Concert SeriesTranscendental Performance (2011)  (the improvised version of Prelude (2011) for cello (Austen Scully) and live electronics and Chant (2011) for Sax ophone (Clarinet: Will Scott), tape and live electronics with live direction and tape collages by G. Janiashvili), and the projection of One Day in Summer (2011) for video art and electronic music.

The Institute of Contemporary Arts (London) – The improvised performance of Chant (2011) (Sax: Will Scott; duduk /electronics: G. Janiashvili).

Blackheath Halls (London) –Mr. Bedbug Is Walking Down The Street (2010) for megaphone/speaker and orchestra (Trinity Laban Orchestra, cond. J. Tilbrook).

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) – The performance of Beyond Zona (2011) for piano and tape. Piano: Chi-Ling Lok.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) – The recital of pianist Diego Ghymers – Caucasian Ornament (2011) for piano by G. Janiashvili – Piano: Diego Ghymers.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance - The Gladys Puttick Extemporisation - Performance for Piano and Megaphone (2011) by G. Janiashvili.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) – The performance of Chant (2011) for soprano sax. Tape and live electronics. Saxophone: Gerard McChrystal.

Performance Art Depot (Mainz) – The dance performance Mute Codes by Marie Brennies. Electronic music from Upatrono Uro: The Hammer Without A Master (2009) by G. Janiashvili.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) – To those pink peaches…for SATB Chorus (Text by Galaktion Tabidze). Commissioned by London COMA Voices.

St. Lawrence Jewry (London) – The performance of Lullaby for piano.

East 15 Acting School (London) - E. Brown’s December 1952 - A collaborative dance and music performance directed by Lizzy K. Ross and Ian Mitchel. Trumpet, contribution to the staging and musical concepts: G. Janiashvili.

Metropolitan University (London) - E. Brown’s December 1952 - A collaborative dance and music performance directed by Lizzy K. Ross and Ian Mitchel. Trumpet, contribution to the staging and musical concepts: G. Janiashvili.

Newham College (London) – E. Brown’s December 1952 – A collaborative dance and music performance directed by Lizzy K. Ross and Ian Mitchel. Trumpet, contribution to the staging and musical concepts: G. Janiashvili.


2010

Blackheath Halls (London) - The world premiere of io io (2010) for solo viola, ensemble and electronics, commissioned and performed by Rivka Golani with Trinity Laban Sinfonietta (cond. Nick Pendlebury).

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) - Rude Health Concerts Series - The world premiere of Angel in a Dream for harp (Verity Thirkettle) and live electronics. The screening of The Trilogy: TAKE A TRAIN - take A train (2009), Bad Weather (2009) and Train (2009) for video art and electronic/concrete music.

Theatre Shunt (London) - The premiere of Dimensions (2010) for electronic/concrete sounds and quadraphonic sound system.

Theatre Shunt (London) - The world premiere of The Trilogy: TAKE A TRAIN - take A train (2009), Bad Weather (2009) and Train (2009) for video art and electronic/concrete music.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) – The recital of pianist Diego Ghymers – Upatrono Uro: The Hammer Without A Master (2009) for piano and electronics by G. Janiashvili. Piano: Diego Ghymers.

Laban Bonnie Bird Theatre (London)  – The dance performance Mute Codes by Marie Brenneis. Electronic music from Upatrono Uro: The Hammer Without A Master (2009) by G. Janiashvili.

Gallery 10 Gales (London) – The dance performance Anarchy by choreographer M. Brenneis. Electronic music from Upatrono Uro: The Hammer Without A Master (2009) by G. Janiashvili.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance - A workshop with Trinity Laban Contemporary Music Group conducted by Gregory Rose of Composition for Chamber Ensemble (2010) by G. Janiashvili

Laban Bonnie Bird Theatre (London) - E. Brown’s December 1952– A collaborative dance and musical performance directed by L. K. Ross and Ian Mitchel. Trumpet, contribution to the staging and musical concepts: G. Janiashvili.

Royal Festival Hall Ballroom - South Bank Centre (London) – E. Brown’s December 1952– A collaborative dance and musical performance directed by L. K. Ross and Ian Mitchel. Trumpet, contribution to the staging and musical concepts: G. Janiashvili.


2009

Royal Observatory (London) – The festival Harmony of the Spheres – Live sound installation and performance Fortune Teller (2009)

Royal Observatory (London) – The festival Time and Space - The sound installation Fortune Teller (2009).

Theatre Shunt (London) – The second performance of Upatrono Uro: The Hammer Without A Master (2009) for piano and electronics. Performers: Diego Ghymers (piano) and G. Janiashvili (electronics).

Theatre Shunt (London) – The UK premiere of Upatrono Uro: The Hammer Without A Master (2009) for piano and electronics. Performers: Diego Ghymers (piano) and G. Janiashvili (electronics).

Tbilisi State Conservatoire - Grand Hall (Tbilisi, Georgia) - The world premiere of Upatrono Uro: The Hammer Without A Master (2009) for piano and electronics. Performers: Jemal Tavadze (piano) and G. Janiashvili (electronics).

Tbilisi State Conservatoire - Chamber Hall (Tbilisi) – The projection of Bad Weather (2009) from The Trilogy: TAKE A TRAIN for video art and electronic music.


2008

Tbilisi State Conservatoire - Chamber Hall (Tbilisi) – The festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings - The multimedia concert staged by G. Janiashvili - the world premieres of the video and electronic/concrete music works: SOS (2008), We Are Getting Burned (2008), Imprisoned Birds (2008), and the piano works: Toccata (2008) and From the Windows(2007) – Piano: G. Mikadze.

Tbilisi State Conservatoire - Grand Hall (Tbilisi) - The performance of Toccata (2008) for piano and world premiere of electronic music Black Bird(2008). Performers: G. Mikadze (piano) and G. Janiashvili (projections).


2007

Georgian National Music Centre (Tbilisi) – The festival Art Party - the world premieres of electronic music works dedicated to the Civil War 1990s Tbilisi: Civil War (2007), It Is Cold (2007), Chaos (2007), In the Room (2007). Mogoneba (Remembrance) (2007) for piano improvisation. Also a trumpet and live electronics improvisation. Piano, trumpet, electronics, composition: G. Janiashvili.

 

PUBLICATIONS

2015

Catalogue/Book of exhibition Maelstrom: Franz Marc, German Expressionism and Modernism in Georgia - Multidisciplinary Research Within the Exhibition Environment (Tbilisi, Georgia)- presented atGeorgian National Museum, D. Shevardnadze National Gallery (Tbilisi, 2015) - published by KJ Art-Books, with the support of Goethe-Institut Georgien – Curator: Ketevan Kinstsurashvili; Exhibition design: David Janiashvili; Video/sound installation Mount River (2012): Gio Janiashvili.

New York Times (New York, USA) - Either/Or Ensemble’s 10th Annual Spring Festival of Contemporary Music 2015 at Speyer hall of University Settlement (New York City). The US premiere of the Multimedia Concert MUFFLING FOG: after Martin Heidegger (2014) for piano, sound and video art by G. Janiashvili. Performers: Taka Kigawa (piano) and G. Janiashvili (sound/video projection).

Catalogue of New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2015 (New York, USA) – the sound installation Non-Conformist Object (2013) by G. Janiashvili.


2012

Catalogue of ARTISTERIUM V: Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Events (Tbilisi, Georgia) - the multimedia installationSACRIFICE - THE STATIC DRAMA (2011) by G. Janiashvili and David Janiashvili.


2011

Catalogue of the 12th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space 2011 (Prague, Czech Republic) - the multimedia installation SACRIFICE - THE STATIC DRAMA (2011) by G. Janiashvili and David Janiashvili - a special project for the Georgian National Exhibition at Nostitz Palace (Ministry of Culture of Czech Republic), Prague, Czech Republic, 2011

Catalogue of the 12th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space 2011 (Prague, Czech Republic, 2011) - G. Alexi-Meskhishvili’s installation Vaja Pshavela for the Georgian National Exhibition at Veletžrní Palace (National Gallery). The author of the sound installation Thought is Boundless Like a World (2011): G. Janiashvili.

 

 

WORK LIST

LARGE SCALE MULTIMEDIA WORKS:

2015

EXIT YOUR FLESH! - after William Blake - Multimedia Spectacle. Duration: 65’ 00


2014

MUFFLING FOG - after Martin Heidegger - Multimedia Concert - For piano, sound and video art. Duration: 45' 00 



2013

LIFE IS REAL ONLY THEN, WHEN I AM  - Multimedia Music-Theatre -For voice (baritone), flute, trombone, cello, piano, video projection, sound and lighting. Duration: 40' 00


2011 / 2012 / 2016

SACRIFICE - THE STATIC DRAMA - The Multimedia Installation developoped in collabroation with David Janiashvili for the Georgian National Exhibition at the 12th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space 2011 (Prague, 2011). Also exhibited at the Festival: ARTISTERIUM V (Tbilisi, 2012) and at the Georgian National Museum, S. Janashia Museum of Georgia as part of the project I See With My Fingers in 2016 (Tbilisi).



SOLO / CHAMBER / ORCHESTRAL / VOCAL / ELECTRONIC MUSIC:


2017

"__________" - For string orchestra. Duration: 13' 00

"__________" - Duration: 43' 00

"__________" - Duration: 38' 00


2016

"__________" - For large orchestra. Duration: 14' 00

"__________" - For piano. Duration: 12' 00

"__________" - For taped voice and electronic/concrete sounds. Duration: 13' 10

2015


Electronic / Concrete Music for Nervous Magic Lantern – Live 3D cinema projection by Ken Jacobs. Duration: 16' 15
Performed at the festival Summer of Robot: 10 Years of Art, Music and Love at Secret Project Robot: Art Experiment (New York City, 2015)

"__________" - For cello, percussion and concrete sounds. Duration: 18' 30

"__________" - For piano and concrete sounds. Duration: 07' 15

"__________" - For electronic/concrete sounds. Duration: 22' 00


2014

Waiting For… – For string quartet, and second version for four violas. Dur: 13' 00

Funeral Music – For alto flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, bass clarinet,  vibraphone, 2 violins, viola, cello and tape. Dur: 16’ 00

Three Miniatures For String Quartet –  For string quartet. Dur: 03’ 40

In The Midst of The City – For electronic/concrete sounds.  Dur: 12' 30'

Intervention – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 11' 00

In the dark forest – For electronic/concrete sounds.  Dur: 03' 39

Worker's Memory – Sound installation for electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 08’ 19


2013

Demonstration for 6 Groups - The performance for megaphone and unspecified number of unspecified instruments in 6 groups surrounding the audience. Dur: 05' 00

World: A Song of Ungar - For tenor, string orchestra and tape. Duration: 06' 45

The Piano Book - For piano. Dur: 12' 00

Prelude I - For prepared piano. Dur: 02' 53

Prelude II - For prepared piano. Dur: 02' 04

Ritual After Antigone from The Antigone Project: after Sophocles - For 6 voices and live electronics. Dur: 04' 16

After Antigone from The Antigone Project: after Sophocles - For voice, live electronics, electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 05' 08

After Antigone's Death from The Antigone Project: after Sophocles – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 13’ 00

Noise Dance: The Eruption of the Monster of Dust – For electronic/concrete sounds Dur: 13' 00

Non - Conformist ObjectFor electronic/concrete sounds and quadraphonic system. Dur: 06' 00 

Suck Me – For electronic sounds. Dur: 15'00

2012

TRIPTYCH: INVOCATION, INFINITY OF SPACE, EK-STASIS - The total duration is 70 minutes:

1) INVOCATION – For piano. Dur: 17' 30

2) INFINITY OF SPACE – For electronic/concrete sounds and quadraphonic sound system. Dur: 19' 00

3) EK-STASIS – For piano. Dur: 32' 00

Hallucination: After Alban Berg- For Flute, Bb clarinet, piano, violin, cello. Dur: 06' 45

We Are Getting Nowhere (dedicated to John Cage) – Live electronic music performance. Dur: variable.

Oidipus's Face – Electronic/concrete music.  Dur: 03' 49

GIO JANIASHVILI TECHNOMORPHIC ENSEMBLE:
Piano, contrabass, contrabass, drums, electronics.

Solar Beat- Duration: 05' 30
Flowing Into Hallucination - Duration: 03' 10
Anatomic - Duration: 06'00
4th Way - Duration: 06' 00

Energetica – for trumpet and electronics. Dur: 05'30 minutes.


2011

Mr. Bedbug Is Walking Down The Street – For orchestra, actor, megaphone. Text by Vladimir Mayakovsky. Dur: 05' 00

Caucasian Ornament – For piano. Dur: 08’ 35

Beyond Zona (dedicated to Andrey Tarkovsky) – For piano and tape. Dur: 04’ 56

Transcendental Performance – For cello, Bb clarinet, electronics. Dur: variable

Prelude – For cello, live electronics. Dur: 03’ 52

Chant – For soprano saxophone, tape and live electronics. Dur: 05’ 35

Chant (Improvised Version) – For soprano saxophone, live electronics and Duduk. Dur: 22’ 00
Lullaby – For piano. Dur: 01' 00

Performance for Piano & Megaphone – The improvisation for piano and megaphone. Dur: Variable

Nostalgia – For orchestra. Dur:  07'00

To Those Pink Peaches… (Commissioned by London COMA Voices). Text by Galaktion Tabidze. For SATB Chorus. Dur:  04’00

Psychotic Drama - For electronic/concrete sounds and video art. Duration: 15' 00

Shamanic Ritual – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 20' 28

Back To Past – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 04’ 25

Echoes of Anscestors - For electronic/concrete sounds. Duration: 15' 00

Coming Out Of The Body– For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 07' 09




Hallucination – For laptop live electronics. Dur: 6’ 40



From The Stomach - For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 09' 36




Birth - For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 12' 31




Heart Beat of Solar System - For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 05' 36





2010

io io (commissioned by Rivka Golani) – For solo viola, flute, bass clarinet, crotales, violin, 
cello, tape and live electronics. Dur: 09’ 50
 



String Quartet - Quasi Variations In Three Movements – For string quartet (III movement with tape).
II Movement dedicated to Anton Webern. Dur: 15’ 40


Transformation- For amplified piano, performance art and tape. Dur: 08’ 29

Dimensions – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 18’ 30


From 21 to 20 – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 22' 36

Abstraction – For piano. Dur: 01' 40
 
 



Composition For Chamber Ensemble – For flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, bass clarinet, 
percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass. Dur: 10’
00


2009

Upatrono Uro (in Eng. The Hammer Without A Master) – For piano and electronic music tape. Dur: 21’ 00



Electronic music from UPATRONO URO: The Hammer Without a Master - For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 09'00

Something Is Wrong - For piano and electronic music tape. Dur: 05’ 40


Prayer - For piano and live amplified or taped voice. Dur: 07’ 10


Take A Train and Go Nowhere – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 24’ 13

Network With 9 Loops –For laptop and live electronics. Dur: variable

Plane – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 13’ 36

Plane With Collage – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 14' 05

Intro to TransFormation –For electronic/concrete sounds.  Dur: 02' 31

TransFormation For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 12'41

Travelling Somewhere
- For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 30' 12

Sacred Space – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 09' 36

Outer Space - For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 26' 08

We are getting nowhere – For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 10' 07


2008

Toccata - For piano. Dur: 04’ 00

Mr. Idiot Is Talking On The TV – For trumpet, percussion, electric bass, piano and tape. Dur: 02' 00

Whispering – For Bb clarinet and live electronics. Dur: 04' 30

Abstraction – For viola and piano. Dur: 03' 00

Black Bird - For electronic sounds. Dur: 07’ 47

Mr. Someone Will Go To Hell - For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 11’ 21

Flight - For electronic sounds. Dur: 12’ 03

Fire - For electronic sounds. Dur: 07’ 46

Moving Body - For electronic sounds. Dur: 08’ 24

Dream - For electronic sounds. Dur:  13’ 51

Bird Song - For electronic/concrete sound.s Dur: 13' 00

Cholera – I and II Parts - For taped voice and electronic/concrete sound. Dur: 25' 36

Global Disorder – I and II Parts - For electronic/concrete sounds.  Dur: 42' 07

Fear - For taped voice and electronic/concrete sounds.  Dur:  07' 43

Church - For electronic/concrete sounds.  Dur:  08' 34

Minimal - For electronic sounds.  Dur:  07' 58

Sufi – For ethnic instrumental ensemble (sitars, wind instrument, percussion). Dur: 8’ 10


2007

From The Windows - For piano. Dur: 02’ 20

Sevda – for piano. Durat 02' 00

There Is Chaos In The City - For violin, glockenspiel and percussion. Dur: 05’ 00

Winter, Santa, Parents, Children and Friends – For bassoon, Bb trumpet, tubular bells, cello, contrabass. Dur: 05' 45

Mogoneba (in Eng: Remembering) – For strings, synthesizer and electronic perc. Dur: 3’14

Military Space – For trumpet, saxophone, bass clarinet, drum set and tape. Dur: 02' 50

Childs Walk - For flute and tape. Dur: 04’ 13

TV Nightmare – For electronic/concrete sounds.  Dur: 24' 09

Dead Ghost – For electronic/concrete sounds. Duration: 17' 32

What Do You Want - For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 02' 43

TV Horror - For electronic/concrete sounds.  Dur: 29' 46

Dead Souls Of The People - For electronic/concrete sounds.  Dur: 05’ 58

The Real Georgians Are Rolling In There Graves - For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 09’ 30

Why Are You Making It So Difficult? – For electronic/concrete sounds.  Dur: 02' 42

World War III - For electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 05’ 22

Political Games - For electronic sounds. Dur: 03' 03

Sad  (in Eng: Where) - For electronic sounds. Dur: 02' 51

Electronic music works dedicated to the Civil War in 1990s Tbilisi, Georgia:

1 -  Chaos
-  For electronic sounds. Dur: 07’ 32
2 -  Civil War - For electronic sounds. Dur: 04’ 20
3 -  In The Room - For electronic sounds. Dur: 06’ 16
4 -  It is Cold - For electronic sounds. Dur: 04’ 38

From the childhood to the airplane - For electronic sounds. Dur: 06'00

City Sound – I and II Parts - For sampld instruments and electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 10' 20

Remembrance - String synthesizer and electronic sounds. Dur: 05'00

Pigs In The Church - In seven movements. For sampled instruments and electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 19’ 48

1 -  Intro
2 -  Justice Of The God
3 -  Bloody Priest vs. Dirty Pigs
4 -  Pigs Are Burgling Church
5 -  Pigs Are Frightened
6 -  Pigs are Running From The Church
7 -  Pigs Are Dead, Priest is Dead


2006

Untitled – For string Quartet. Dur: 03' 31

Mood – For flute, bass clarinet, bass guitar, electric piano, synthesizer, drums. Dur: 05' 22

 



VIDEO ART WITH ELECTRONIC MUSIC / SOUND INSTALLATION / MULTIMEDIA INSTALLATION / PERFORMANCE:


2015

EXIT YOUR FLESH!: after William Blake – The multimedia spectacle for video art and electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 65’ 00

Last movement from EXIT YOUR FLESH! - Video Art with Electronic music. Duration: 15’ 30

Hallelujah: after Francis Bacon - Video Art & Concrete music. Dur:3:17


2014

Psychotic State - Video Art & Electronic music. Dur: 04’ 30

Mirror - Video Art & Electronic music. Dur: 03’ 30

Cleansing - Video Art & Concrete music. Dur: 03' 17


2013

Non - Conformist Object - The sound Installation for quadraphonic sound system - Presented at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2015 at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2013. Dur: 06' 00

After Antigone's Death from The Antigone Project: after Sophocles - The sound and visual Installation - Presented at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Dur: 13’ 00 (Loop)

Grotesquely Disturbed – Video Art & Electronic/Concrete music. Duration: 02' 04





2012

Mount River – Video Art & electronic/concrete sounds. Dur: 02' 54


Supra-Humanization - The interactive sound and video installation - Presented at the Festival:
Surrogate Cities Exploded at Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre (London). Dur: indefinite    

Portrait Video Art & Electronic/Concrete music. Dur: 17’ 00

Out In The Spaces – Video Art & Electronic Music. Dur: 12’ 40


2011



Psychotic Drama – Video Art & Electronic/Concrete Music. Dur: 15’ 00

From My Cage – Video Art & music - remixed I and III movements from ‘String Quartet - Quasi Variations in Three Movements' (2011) by G. Janiashvili. Dur: 11' 57



1+1=1 – Video Art & Electronic/Concrete Music. Dur: 11’ 25


2010

In The Sound of The City – Video Art & Electronic Music. Dur: 12’ 00

One Day In Summer – Video Art & Electronic and Concrete music. Dur: 12’ 00

2009



Fortune Teller - The performance art with live sound installation - For the Festival: Harmony of The Spheres - at Camera Obscura of The Royal Obervatory of Greenwich (London). Dur: indefinite

Fortune Teller - The sound Installation - for the Festival: Sound and Space - at Camera Obscura of The Royal Obervatory of Greenwich (London) - Dur: indefinite

Ghost - The sound installation - Presented at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London). Dur: indefinite.

Take A Train Trilogy - Video Art & Electronic/Concrete music:

- Take A Train - Dur: 09’ 16

- Bad Weather - Dur: 07’ 00

- Bad Weather - Dur: 07’ 00

2008


We Are Getting Burned – Video Art & Electronic/Concrete music. Dur: 03’ 22

Imprisoned Birds – Video Art & Electronic/Concrete music. Dur: 08’ 19

At Night In The Room – Video Art &  Electronic/Concrete music. Dur: 02’ 40

SOS – Video Art & Concrete music. Dur: 03’ 17

 

 

COLLABORATIONS
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INSTALLATION / ART EXHIBITION:


2015

• Georgian National Museum - D. Shevardnadze National Gallery (Tbilisi) - Maelstrom: Franz Marc, German Expressionism and Modernism in Georgia - Multidisciplinary Research Within the Exhibition Environment -- Curator: Dr. Ketevan Kintsurashvili. Exposition Design: David Janiashvili. Video and Sound Installation Mount River: Gio Janiashvili (Tbilisi).

Georgian National Museum - D. Shevardnadze National Gallery (Tbilisi) - Ketevan Matabeli's Retrospective Exhibition - Curator: Dr. Ketevan Kintsurashvili.
Exposition Designer: David Janiashvili. Music/sound installation After Antigone's Death (2013): Gio Janiashvili.

Alte Brauerei Stegen (Ammersee, Munich) - Personal Exhibition of Tornike Abuladze - sound installation Worker's Memory by Gio Janiashvili.


2014

• Marjanishvili Theatre - New Stage (Tbilisi) - The multimedia installation Proverbs by David Janiashvili - Music/sound installation by Gio Janiashvili - Sponsored by Bank Republic: Societe Generale Group.


2012

• Queen Elizabeth Hall - South Bank Centre (London) - Festival: Impossible Brilliance - The Music of Conlon Nancarrow- the music by Gio Janiashvili Futuristic Mobilie. for Gerhard TRIMPIN's mechanical marimba/sculpture Conloninpurple.


2011

• Veletržní Palace, Prague National Gallery (Prague) - Georgian National Exhibition at the12th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space - the sound installation Thought Is Boundless Like The World by Gio Janiashvili for the Georgi Alexi-Meskhishvili’s installation Vaja Pshavela.



CINEMA / VIDEO ART
:


2015

• Secret Project Robot (New York City) - Festival: Summer of Robot - Ten Years of Music Art and Love - Electronic/concrete music by Gio Janiashvili for the Live 3D cinema projection/performance Nervous Magic Lantern by Ken Jacobs.

Alte Brauerei Stegen (Ammersee, Munich) - Personal Exhibition of Tornike Abuladze - music Meditation for Steel Factory (2012) or organ/synth and concrete sounds by Gio Janiashvili. for video installation Steel Factory (2012) by Tornike Abuladze.


2012

Gallery Vernisage (Tbilisi) - Personal Exhibition of Tornike Abuladze - music Meditation for Steel Factory (2012) or organ/synth and concrete sounds by Gio Janiashvili. for video installation Steel Factory (2012) by Tornike Abuladze.

• Royal Festival Hall - South Bank Centre (London) - Festival: Surrogate Cities Exploded! - Electronic music by Gio Janiashvili for the short film Creative Cities.



CONTEMPORARY DANCE:


2011

PAD Mainz (Mainz) - Festival Performance Art Depot - the dance performance Mute Codes (2010) by Marie Brenneis - electronic music from Upatrono Uro: The Hammer WIthout A Master (2009) by Gio Janiashvili.

• Laban Bonnie Bird Theatre (London) - a show for BA in dance by Trinity Laban students - music for the performance Angel in A Dream (2010) by Gio Janiashvili .


2010

• Laban Bonnie Bird Theatre (London) - the dance performance Mute Codes (2010) by Marie Brenneis - electronic music from Upatrono Uro: The Hammer WIthout A Master (2009) by Gio Janiashvili.

• Gallery 10 Gales (London) - the dance performance Anarchy (2010) by Marie Brenneis - electronic music from Upatrono Uro: The Hammer WIthout A Master (2009) by Gio Janiashvili.

• Laban Bonnie Bird Theatre, Royal Festival Hall Ballroom - South Bank Centre, East 15 Acting School, East 15 Acting School, Metropolitan University and Newham College (London) - during 2010-2011 season - Earl Brown’s December 1952 – A collaborative dance and musical performance directed by Lizzy Kew Ross and Ian Mitchel. Trumpet performance and contribution to musical concepts (and stage design at Laban Theatre) by Gio Janiashvili.



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