fot. Patryk Piłasiewicz

Rafał Zapała


fot. Patryk Piłasiewicz

Rafal Zapała - composer, improviser, sound artist.

Zapała does not recognise any boundaries between music acquired through academic education, experience of the counterculture and collaborating with artists from other fields of art. His music was presented at contemporary music festivals, jazz clubs, experimental music venues and open, public spaces.

Artist-in-residence at Stanford University CCRMA (Jan.-Mar.2014), Culture Center "Zamek" (2014), Świętokrzyska Philharmonic (2014/2015).

Founder of many ensembles (contemporary, improvised, electronic music). His concept of Live Electronic Preparation (LEP Technique) is published at Oxford Handbook of Interactive Audio (Oxford University Press, 2014).