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Biography -/- Reviews -/- Essays

 

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Feature article in The Wire > view pdf

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"Janek Schaefer's first sound-work, 'Recorded Delivery', remains one of the wittiest and most interesting
in the field of Sound Art. It is elegant, economical and clever, and makes me wish I'd thought of it first."
Brian Eno

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"Schaefer’s first retrospective, revealed that he has produced moments of deceptive simplicity with envy inducing regularity."
Frieze magazine

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“If you want to experience the thrilling interface where music, visual art, theatre and digital technology meet,
hasten to Glasgow where the sparky new Sonica Festival has taken over venues across the city.....

...Best of all is Janek Schaefer’s 'Extended Play'... Haunting, elegiac and beautiful.”
The Times

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"But certainly the most amazing performance of this years Mutek festival is from the UK’s spectacular Janek Schaefer."
TJ Norris

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"An impressive resumé not only of Schaefer's own career as a sound artist,
but of half a century of theory and practice of electronic music in all its diverse forms".
The Wire

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"Where you'd thought that Fluxus and everything that came after it had turned almost every stone,
this man keeps coming up with concepts that are so simple they excite you."
Uzine

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"Seldom has Sound Art sounded as enjoyable as this."
Boomkat

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"Janek Schaefer has a unique gift for seeing process in spatial terms."
The Wire

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Lead feature in The Independent on Sunday magazine article about Paul Hamlyn Award winners, Nov 16th 2014

 

 

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"For the inaugural edition of the festival, I do not think we could have chosen
to work with a better artist-in-residence, as with Janek Schaefer."
Bill Gee - Creative Producer Milton Keynes International Festival