Zavod Sploh

Irena Z. Tomažin

Irena Z. Tomažin_foto: sploh
Irena Z. Tomažin_foto: sploh
Irena Z. Tomažin is a dancer, choreographer, performer, vocalist, singer and improviser, strongly present on the local and international scene. As a musician she made her name with solo project iT, project for voice and dictaphones, where she uses forms of songs, sound poetry, spoken word, theatre, text and performance. The project took her on the path of deconstruction of voice which she deepens as an improviser, solo artist or in various groups and collaborations, where she went further with exploration of sound and noise of the voice, textures and in-between spaces of voice, body and bodily mechanics. She performs solo or in collaborations with among others: Tomaž Grom, Lee Patterson, Xavier Charles, Christof Kurzmann, Jonas Kocher, Gaudenz Badrutt, Šalter Ensemble, Tim Blechmann, Michael Zerang, Liz Allbee, Alessandra Eramo, Ilia Belorukov, Okkyung Lee, Maja Osojnik, Christian Kesten, Ina Puntar, Dré Hočevar, Matej Bonin and others.

She presented her creative work at several events within program of the Sploh Institute, such as: in the context of the Confine aperto, Re_humanizacija and Neforma series,RR public presentations, international tour, Sound Disobedience festival and CD compilation. A recording of her solo concerts is a part of the iMstrument collection. She is a member of Šalter Ensemble and duo Tomažin / Grom (with Tomaž Grom). She is author of performances The Body Of The Voice and Moved By Voice. In 2019 she published album Lump In The Throat.

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