Miodrag Gladović (HR), Gideon Kiers (NL) Multichannel sound performance

As versatile musicians, composers and multimedia artists, Gladović and Kiers have become
top names of today’s sound and audiovisual art due to their work in the contemporary
experimental music scene and other innovative art projects. In addition to a number of
collaborations, both are members of the audiovisual group Inconsolable Ghost. Their
performance at the Touch Me festival is also their first electronic duet.

Miodrag Gladović (HR)

Miodrag Gladović is an electro-acoustical engineer, musician and multimedia artist. For years he has been very active on the contemporary art scene, as a member of the artistic duo Lightune.G with Bojan Gagić or independently, and with his work, engineering knowledge, and outstanding creativity he continuously contributes to the innovativeness of the projects he participates in. The combination of his punk approach and DIY ethics, more than two decades of musical experience in bands and projects of different genres, incorporating and using new technologies in his artistic work, his sensibility for contemporary music and art – all this has made Gladović one of the most prominent names on the contemporary scene, primarily experimental and improvisational music scene, but also in other innovative contemporary art practices.


Gideon Kiers (NL)

Gideon Kiers studied interaction design at the HKU University of the Arts in Utrecht and
holds an MA in Interactive Multimedia. He also studied Image and Sound at the
interdisciplinary faculty of The Royal Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Art in The
Hague. He works as an independent filmmaker, musician, software programmer, curator and
producer. Together with David Kiers and Lucas van der Velden he founded an experimental
sound and image collective Telcosystems. The collective creates immersive spatial
experiences that explore the interaction between technology, human expression and
machine behavior. Their films, installations and performances have been presented at IFFR,
Transmediale, Sonar, Oberhausen, Ann Arbor, Videoex, EYE Filmmuseum, De Appel, Wood
Street Galleries, STRP Biennale, SXSW, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and many more.
Telcosystems’ film Loudthings received the Grand Prix at 25 FPS in Zagreb and the Gus
Van Sant Award for Best Experimental Film at the Ann Arbor Film Festival. Since 1998, he
has been involved with Sonic Acts Festival in Amsterdam as a producer and programme
curator. He was a founding member of The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble and The Mount
Fuji Doomjazz Corporation. He now plays in occult audio-visual group Inconsolable Ghost
with Hilary Jeffery and others. Gideon lives in Zagreb.