The veteran polymorph re-emerges as a born-again computer geek, playing Vertebra, a solo for computer-driven sampler, featuring his uncle’s entire record collection, crazed Polish street poets and a wide variety of kitchen implements. In a rare New York appearance, he drops the world at your doorstep…in the form of a tidal wave.
Part of Roulette’s annual Festival of Mixology featuring new and unusual instruments, technology and music with mixed media.
A New York City native, Matthew Ostrowski has been creating art with electronic and digital media for over twenty years, having worked as a composer, performer and installation artist, exploring work with music, multimedia, video and theater. Using digital tools and formalist techniques to engage with quotidian materials — sonic, physical, and cultural – Ostrowski’s work explores the liminal space between the virtual and phenomenological worlds. His work ranges from live electronic performance to installations incorporating video, multichannel sound, and computer-controlled objects. Ostrowski has collaborated with a large number of artists in the US and abroad, including David Behrman, John Butcher, Diamanda Galás, more. –Bio as of 2017