Billy Roisz & dieb13


The Hitchhiker’s guide to the synesthetic galaxy of Billy Roisz and Dieter Kovačič



Billy Roisz and Dieter Kovačič have been active in Vienna’s electronic, improvised, noise music and experimental film scene since the 1990s. Billy Roisz’s work focuses on the links and gaps between visual and auditive perception, using various electronic instruments, electric bass guitar, cathode ray tube TVs, video projectors, synchronators and sometimes computer to generate sound and image.

dieb13, best known for his turntable music activities and as founder of the experimental music platform uses turntables, self-cut vinyls and self written software for his musical works in many different fields. His film works include abstract and documentary, digital and analogue works.

Billy and Dieter’s collaborative film works have been shown at Berlinale, Karlovary Film Festival, IFF Rotterdam, Hongkong Film Festival, Edinburgh Film Festival and SXSW Texas, a.o..

They performed their audio visual projects live at Bienal São Paulo, Nya Perspektiv (Västeras), 25FPS (Zagreb), BAWAG Foundation (Vienna), FBI (Osaka), Suoni Per Il Popolo (Montreal), Sonic Acts (Amsterdam), Transmediale (Berlin), Sonica (Ljubljana), Unconsciuos Archives Festival (London), Louvre Paris a.o.

At Reaktor Billy and Dieter will interweave films from their common archive with live played interludes into a one hour program.

Featured films/videos:

smokfraqs (2001), bye bye one (2005), -2.20 (2003), close your eyes (2009),

brRRMMMWHEee II (2010), bring me the head of henri chrétien! (2013)

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