[Patrick Gunawan Hartono @patrick_hartono] Born in Makassar 1988, is an Indonesian electroacoustic composer and intermedia 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, and 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 (Yogyakarta, Indonesia), WOCMAT (Taiwan), Sound Bridge Festival (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), ZKM (Karlsruhe, German), IRCAM (Paris France), NYCEMF (New York, USA), Sines and Square (Manchester, UK), ACL (Yokohama, Japan), Sonorities Festival (Belfast, Northern Ireland), ICMC (Greece-Shanghai-Daegu), ACMC (Canberra), etc.

In this episode of Extended Asia Vol. 2 “Satellite”, he created a collaboration with Octavianus (@ockland23) “Covid-19 Attack” an audio-visual piece of 5:59 min, with ambient sound and visuals framing their emotional feelings in this pandemic situation.

Image by Patrick Hartono