… works as a composer and performer of electroacoustic music, as a media artist, technologist and researcher of sound.
His artistic work encompasses most varied fields of audible and trans-media art, focusing on loudspeaker-based music, electroacoustic improvisation, as well as installations and interventions.
His education includes studies of technical physics in Linz, of computer music and electronic media, as well as the individual master study of interactive electronic instruments in Vienna. He earned a doctorate in composition and music theory at the University for Music and Performing Arts, Graz. Post-Doc research followed at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI) in the domain of machine listening and learning.
Grill has been awarded with a Honorary Mention of the Prix Ars Electronica, with the Theodor-Körner prize, the Award of Excellence of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, the Outstanding Artist Award for Interdisciplinarity (Bonus prize) of the Austrian Federal Chancellery and various work stipends.
At mdw, he heads the University course for electroacoustic and experimental music (ELAK) and the multi-year artistic research project „Rotting Sounds“. He chairs the study commission of the artistic doctorate program.
Personal website: http://grrrr.org