June - August 2018 — Interdisciplinary
Marcel Zaes (*1984 in Berne, Switzerland), is an artist and performer-composer. He holds an M.A. in Music & Media Arts from Berne University of the Arts, an M.A. in Music Composition from Zurich University of the Arts and has additionally completed private composition studies with Alvin Curran in Rome and with Peter Ablinger in Berlin. Currently, he is pursuing his Ph.D. in Computer Music & Multimedia at Brown University. The works that he creates are characterized by being in the liminal space between the conceptual and the lyrical pole, and oscillate between durational compositions, instrumental works, and what he calls experimental post-techno beat music.