Arturas Bumšteinas

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Arturas Bumšteinas is a composer and sound artist working in the fields of electroacoustic and instrumental music, radio art, installations, performance art, and experimental electronic music (also under his Refusenik moniker). He is founding member of ensembles Quartet Twentytwentyone, Works & Days, Zarasai, and Wolumen. Since the year 2000, he has collaborated with many international artists, his exhibitions and interdisciplinary projects have been presented in dozens of events around Europe; festivals where his music and art projects have been presented include The Holland Festival, Sensoralia / Romaeuropa, Angelica, Vilnius Jazz, Kody, Skanumezs, Cut & Splice, etc. His music is released by labels such as Bolt, Cronica, Unsounds, Con-v, Sangoplasmo, and others. In 2013, he was awarded the “Palma Ars Acustica” prize for radiophonic arts. Bumšteinas is an artist-in-residence as part of the Artists-in-Berlin Program of the DAAD in 2017.