Michael Zajner

Residence: Montréal, Canada

Michael Zajner attended the University of Windsor, receiving a BA in philosophy in 2016 and is currently enrolled in a BFA in electroacoustic studies at Concordia University (Montréal). Over the course of ten years of audio experience, he released several collaborative EPs and albums as part of the duo Strickland (2011–present), and was one of the founding members, performers and curators for Windsor’s LavaHause (2014–16). Zajner made his radio debut in 2014, the album being released on the Museum of Skin label, and he has since put out many singles and albums. He has been active in Montréal’s arts scene since 2016, helping to curate shows on CKUT radio. In 2018, he composed his first electronic film score for the experimental, feature-length film Planet Sarajevo by Tyler Tesolin. As of 2020, Michael Zajner’s art has expanded into the realm of interdisciplinary research and creation, and auditory experimentation in electroacoustics, generative compositions, audio/visual installations, sound design and film scores.

Date: May 31, 2022

Source: JTTP 2022