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2016


Spectres of Voice
- Sound installation. Stereo Sound. Duration: 13' 10

2015


EXIT YOUR FLESH! AFTER WILLIAM BLAKE
- The multimedia spectacle for video art and electronic/concrete sounds. Duration: 65' 00
The first presentation of the work took place at the ShapeShifter Lab (New York City) on April 23, 2015. The second presentation of the work took place at the Spectrum (New York CIty) on May 14, 2016.




The last movement from EXIT YOUR FLESH! - For video art and electronic/concrete sounds. Duration: 15’ 30


HALLELUJAH: after Francis Bacon - For video art and concrete sounds. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration: 3:17



2014


MUFFLING FOG - AFTER MARTIN HEIDEGGER - The multimedia concert for piano, sound and video art. Duration: 45' 00
The World Premiere (Tbilisi, Georgia): 19 November 2014 - Festival Tbilisi 2014: Contemporary Music Evenings at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall. The US (New York City) Premiere: 10 June 2015 - Either/OR Ensemble's 10th Annual Spring Festival of Contemporary Music at Speyer Hall, University Settlement, New York, US.



CLEANSING - For video art and concrete sounds. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration: 03' 17


PSYCHOTIC STATE - For video art and electronic sounds. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration: 04’ 30


MIRROR - For video art and electronic music. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration: 03’ 30



Worker's Memory – Sound installation for electronic/concrete sounds. Duration: 08’ 19
Presented at the exhibition of Tornike Abuladze at Alte Brauerei Stegen (Munich) in 2015.


2013


LIFE IS REAL ONLY THEN, WHEN I AM - The multimedia music-theatre/opera for baritone, flute, trombone, cello, piano, video projection, sound, lighting. Duration: 42' 00
Premiere: 13 September 2013 - 4pm - Blackheath Halls - London, UK.



THE ANTIGONE PROJECT: AFTER SOPHOCLES:

1 - After Antigone's Death - Sound installation. Stereo sound. Optional visual Installation. Duration: 13 minutes
German premiere: sound gallery Ohrenhoch, der Geräuschladen (Berlin) - 30th of July, 6th of August, 13th of August, 2017.
World premiere: King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) - 8th of February, 2013.
The sound installation was also exhibited at the  Ketevan Matabeli's Retrospective Exhibition at the Georgian National Museum, D. Shevardnadze National Gallery (Tbilisi, Georgia) in 2015 - Curator: Ketevan Kintsurashvili. Designer: David Janiashvili. Composer: Gio Janiashvili.

2 - Ritual After Antigone - For six voices and live electronics. Duration: 04'15 minutes
German premiere as a sound installation at sound gallery Ohrenhoch, der Geräuschladen (Berlin) - 30th of July, 6th of August, 13th of August, 2017.

3 - After Antigone  - For voice, live electronics, electronic and concrete sounds. Duration: 05' 08 
World premiere: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) - voice and electronics: G. Janiashvili - 8th of February, 2013.




NON - CONFROMIST OBJECT - The sound Installation for quadraphonic sound system. The US premiere at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2015 (New York, 2015). The UK premiere at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, 2013)




DEMONSTRATION FOR SIX GROUPS – The musical performance for a leader/performer with megaphone and unspecified number of unspecified instruments in six groups surrounding the audience. The work was developed for the Trinity Laban Fourth Plinth Performance for exhibition Fourth Plinth: Contemporary Monument at ICA Theatre, The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. Duration: 05' 00



GROTESQUELY DISTURBED - For video art and electronic/concrete sounds. Single channel video. 5.1 surround sound / or stereo sound. Duration: 02' 04




NOISE DANCE: The Eruption of the Monster of Dust – Sound installation for electronic/concrete sounds Stereo Sound. Duration: 13' 00


Lärm Tanz In Der Fabrik - Sound installation. Stereo Sound. Duration: 5' 45

2012


MOUNT RIVER - Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration: 02' 54

Presented at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London) in 2013. It was axhibited as part of the exhibition MAELSTROM: Franz Marc, German Expressionism and Modernism in Georgia - Multidisciplinary Research Within the Exhibition Environment (2015) at Georgian National Museum's D.Shevardnadze National Gallery (Tbilisi) at Georgian State Museum of Theatre, Music, Cinema and Choreography (Tbilisi) in 2017.


• INFINITY OF SPACE
– Sound installation for quadraphonic sound system. Duration: 19' 00
The UK premiere was held at Blackheath Halls (London, 2012). The US premiere was held at SPECTRUM (New York City, 2014).




PORTRAIT - Performance / video art and music for concrete sounds and organ. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration: 17’ 00



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




OUT IN THE SPACES - For video art and electronic music. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration 12' 40


2011





SACRIFICE - THE STATIC DRAMA  - The multimedia installation for the Georgian National Exhibition at the 12th Prague Quadrennial of Performance
Design and Space
(Prague, 2011) and also presented at the Festival ARTISTERIUM 5: Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Events (Tbilisi, 2012) and at the Georgian National Museum S. Janiashia Museum of Georgia as part of the project I See WIth My Fingers (Tbilisi, 2016).




FROM MY CAGE - For video art and music. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration: 11' 57





PSYCHOTIC DRAMA - For video art and electronic/concrete music. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration: 15' 000





2010



TRANSFORMATION: PERFORMANCE ART FOR PIANIST - Dedicated to Diego Ghymers - for amplified piano, tape and lighting. Duration: 08' 00
Premiered at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2010 - Performer: Diego Ghymers. Direction: Gio Janiashvil.




IN THE SOUND OF THE CITY - For video art and electronic music. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration: 15' 40

DIMENSIONS – For electronic/concrete sounds. Duration: 18’ 30

The world (UK) premiere at Theatre Shunt in 2010, London




ONE DAY IN SUMMER - For video art and electronic music. Single channel video. Stereo sound . Duration: 12’ 00
Premiered at Rude Health Concert Series 2011 at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London)



1+1=1 - For video art and electronic music. Single channel video. Stereo sound. Duration: 11' 25


2009




TRILOGY TAKE A TRAIN: I - TAKE A TRAIN, II - BAD WEATHER, III - TRAIN - For video art and electronic/concrete music.
Single channel video. Stereo Sound. Total Duration: 32 minutes.
The whole trilogy was premiered at Theatre Shunt in 2010 (London). Also was screened at Rude Health Concert Series 2010 at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London).



• TAKE A TRAIN EXTENDED EXPERIENCE - For video art and electronic/concrete music. Single channel video. Stereo Sound. Duration: 24' 13

FORTUNE TELLER - The performance art and live sound installation project for the festival Harmony of the Spheres (London, November, 2009) and sound installation project for the festival Time and Space (London, October, 2009), held at the Camera Obscura of The Royal Obervatory of Greenwich (London).



GHOST (2009) – The live computer sound installation - Presented at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Duration: variable



2008



WE ARE GETTING BURNED - For vidoe art and concrete sounds. Single channel video. Stereo Sound. Duration: 03’ 22
Premiered at the Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings, at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall (Tbilisi, Georgia)





IMPRISONED BIRDS - For vidoe art and concrete sounds. Single channel video. Stereo Sound. Duration: 08’ 19
Premiered at the Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings, at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall (Tbilisi, Georgia)





AT NIGHT IN THE ROOM - For vidoe art and concrete sounds. Single channel video. Stereo Sound. Duration: 02’ 40
Premiered at the Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings, at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall (Tbilisi, Georgia)





SOS – For vidoe art and concrete sounds. Single channel video. Stereo Sound. Duration: 03’ 17
Premiered at the Festival Tbilisi 2008: Contemporary Music Evenings, at Tbilisi State Conservatoire Chamber Hall (Tbilisi, Georgia)




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