MATTHIAS KISPERT (ing)
Matthias Kispert is an artist, researcher and educator with an interest in the intersections of art, politics and activism. He is also an Associate Lecturer on BA (Hons) Sound Arts at London College of Communication.
He has worked as audio director for the media arts collective D-Fuse for a number of years, being involved in project development and responsible for the sound aspect of many of the group’s audio-visual live performances and installations.
D-Fuse’s work has been shown internationally, including at Tribeca Film Festival and Eyebeam (New York), Itaú Cultural and FILE Festival (São Paulo), Get It Louder (Beijing/Shanghai/Guangzhou), Sonic Acts (Amsterdam), MU (Eindhoven), CYNETart (Dresden), LEV (Gijon), ISEA (Belfast), BFI IMAX and Kings Place (London), among others.
In addition, he has worked as a sound designer and composer for a range of media including film, TV, theatre, interactive installations and a diverse range of artist projects.
His solo work crosses media such as video, installation, composition for voice, free improvisation, and intervention in public and online spaces, and is dealing with themes such as migration, urban space, finance, precarious work and platform capitalism.
Matthias is a founding editor of Hyphen Journal, an open-access journal for research-practice, and assistant editor for the Moving Image and Art Review Journal (MIRAJ), is coordinating the Committee on Activism for the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE), and teaches at the University of the Arts London and the University of Westminster.