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About me

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Born in Makassar 1988, Patrick Gunawan Hartono is an Indonesian electroacoustic composer and audiovisual artist. He earned a BMus in Composition (Cum laude) from Rotterdam Conservatory with Minor Study at The Institute of Sonology, MMus in Sonic Arts from the University of London, Goldsmiths, and Live Electronic Course from IRCAM, Paris. In 2017 he won the ICMA audience award for his generative audiovisual piece "Matrix Studies" and the 1st Prize for WOCMAT 2019 International Electroacoustic Music Young Composer Award.

Patrick’s art and musical interest are to use technology and scientific approaches as creative tools. He is also interested in 3-D sound spatialisation, analog/digital synthesis, psychoacoustic, visual music. Most of his works use the sound of Indonesian traditional music instruments, computer-generated sound/images, field recordings; transformed, rearranged, modulated by mathematical rules, real-time interaction, and controlled random operations.

His music has been internationally performed at the festival, conference, and venue such as YCMF [2007, 2008, 2010], WOCMAT [2012, 2013, 2019], Sound Bridge Festival [2013, 2020], ZKM [2014, 2015, 2019], IRCAM [2014], NYCEMF [2014], Sines and Square [2014], ACL[2014], Sonorities Festival [2015], Salihara [2016, 2017] ICMC [2014, 2016, 2017, 2021], Gaudeamus [2015], ACMC [2020, 2021], BEAST [2021], CCRMA [2018], and many more.

Patrick is currently based in Melbourne, Australia, to pursue a doctoral degree at the University of Melbourne while actively involved in local and international electroacoustic/computer music communities.


2020 - 2023               PhD(c) in Interactive Composition | University of Melbourne

2017 - 2018               MMus in Sonic Arts | University of London, Goldsmiths


2013 - 2016               BMus in Composition (Electronic Music) | Rotterdam Conservatory - CODARTS 


2020 - 2023               Electronic & Computer Music (minor) | Institute of Sonology, Royal Den Haag Conservatory


2014                          In Vivo Electro Live (Live Electronic Music Course) with Robert Henke | IRCAM, Paris

2014                          Alvin Lucier Masterclass | Sonic Act Festival at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

2014                          Creating filmic Narrative Through Body Gestures with Daniel Belton | Soundisland                                                      Conference – Festival, Singapore

2015                          LAbO#5 with Marko Ciciliani | deSingel and the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp, Belgium

Award & Scholarship

2017                          International Computer Music Association Award 

2017                          Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship | University of London, Goldsmiths

2019                          1st Prize for WOCMAT 2019 International Electroacoustic Music Young Composer Award

2020                          Melbourne Research Scholarship | University of Melbourne 

2021                          Norman MacGeorge Scholarship (Travel and Research Grant) | University of Melbourne

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