DANI JOSS

Sound artist and composer of electroacoustic/electronic music, creator of the albums Shaper of Form (Poeta Negra 2006), which has been awarded the Qwartz prize for research and experimentation (Paris 2007), and Liquid Photography (Poeta Negra 2004). He is also known as a producer and sound engineer, as well as from his interactive installations Urban Portrait, Stasis/Kinesis, and Faces. He is the director of the experimental dance film series Imago, which has received a multitude of awards, nominations, and festival participations around the world, and has composed music for many theatrical and contemporary dance productions, installations, and other projects, in Greece and abroad.

He holds an MA and BSc from the Sonic Arts department of the Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts, Middlesex University, London, and has conducted research at the Acoustic Communication department of Berlin's Technische Universität.

Since 2014, he is technical director at Die Wolke art group, a non-profit in Thessaloniki, Greece, dedicated to the performing arts and technologies, and helps run Vitruvian Thing, a performing arts centre, live experimental music venue, and audiovisual studio.

DISCOGRAPHY

PUBLICATIONS

AWARDS

Many awards and nominations for Imago Ep.II: Symmetry, incl. Best Film (Martinique), Best Videodance (Athens), Best Experimental (Glasgow), Best Narrative (Indiana), and others.
International Qwartz award for research and experimentation for Shaper of Form.
ifpi Gold Record for participation in Giannis Aggelakas and Episkeptes’ Apo Do Kai Pano with the remix of Paei (π-mix).

FILM & VIDEO

OCCAM'S SHARPENER MEDIA

Audiovisual post-production services at Vitruvian Thing.

Services include colour grading, VFX, editing, compositing, sound design, foley.

MUSIC PRODUCTION

Selection of albums produced by Dani Joss:

SOUND ART

Cascade: poit of no return
Cascade: Point of No Return
2017

In addition to the music, designed the surround soundscapes used in the performance. Vitruvian Thing, Thessaloniki.

Urban Portrait
Passage Configuration
(tba)

Contributed piece for a future installation. Details to be disclosed soon.

Urban Portrait
Urban Portrait
2008-11

Interactive installation illustrating "psychosonography", using Thessaloniki soundscapes and instruments. Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts, London, Action Field Kodra 2011, Thessaloniki.

Urban Portrait
Virtual Environment
2010

Interactive installation based on a sensing rotating chair, a speaker array, and physics simulation software. With Dimitris Adam.

Urban Portrait
Stasis/Kinesis
2006

Interactive installation with optical motion tracking. Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London.

Urban Portrait
Faces
2005

Interactive installation with motion tracking. Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts, London.

CONTRIBUTIONS

Discography

Cheilia Louloudia: Omorfoi Gremoi (2016) - Stem Mastering (w/ Apostolos Siopis)

No Brain Cell: No Brain Cell (2013) - Remixes

Giannis Kyratsos: O Kosmos Einai Mikros (2009) - Mixing of 3 tracks, some recording.

En Core: Ela Ki Esy Mazi (2012) - Mixing

Giannis Aggelakas & Episkeptes: Apo Edo Kai Pano (2006) - Remix of Paei

S.ink: B-movies/Toys (2004) - Guitar

Dinos Sadikis: To Gelio Ton Pollon (2003) - Recording, some arrangements, guitar

S.ink: Time and Timing (2003) - Guitar

Daemonia Nympe: Remixed (2001) - Remix

Film & Video

9023: short film by S. Petridis and T. Nanavraki (2017) - Sound Design

Rachel Tselepidou & Giannis Kyratsos videos (2017) - recording, camera, post-production

Falaina video (2017) by Sancho 003, i.e. Kostas Pantelis & Fotis Siotas (camera, post-production, live recording)

Divided Memories 1940-1950 (2016) - video interviews for the exhibition at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, by Goethe Institut Thessaloniki, Jewish Museum Thessaloniki, and German History Museum Berlin (camera, sound, post-production)

Funkenschlag: short film by Lukas Link (2015) - Sound Design/music

Dance, Theatre, Performance

Cascade: beginning and Cascade: point of no return (2017) by Die Wolke art group (music, live sound, soundscapes)

Discrete Works I, II (2016) by Die Wolke art group (music)

Drops III (2014) by Die Wolke art group (music, sound design, Berio transformations)

Sugar Slave (2011) by N. Stamatopoulou (soundscapes), Slow Down Winter Performance Festival, Amsterdam

Solo project (2003-7) performed at Synch Festival - Athens twice, Bios - Athens, Mylos - Thessaloniki, Patra, and many more.

Dinos Sadikis (2000-4) performed at Greece tours.

S.ink (2000-4) performed at Mylos - Thessaloniki, Notting Hill Arts Club, London, and more.

Harry Elektron and Sons (part of the ‘Theia Voi’ performance)

Trust Test by X-Soma (contributed music to the interactive performance)