Mia Zabelka

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Austrian violinist-vocalist-composer Mia Zabelka is considered to be a leading figure in the international scene of electroacoustic music, known for her innovative and boundary-pushing approach to sound, incorporating elements of noise, drone and improvisation into her compositions. Her performances involve the use of extended techniques on the violin, electronic effects, and a range of other unconventional methods to create unique and immersive sonic experiences. She has released multiple albums and has performed at various festivals and venues around the world. She has also worked with a variety of artists and collaborators, including the ensemble ‘Zeitkratzer’ and John Zorn. In 2021, Mia Zabelka was awarded the Austrian Art Prize in the category ‘Music’ by the Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport.