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Robin Rimbaud

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Robin Rimbaud

Electronic musician who works under the name Scanner due to his use of cell phone and police scanners in live performance add

Category: Music

Born in 1964.

Countries: United Kingdom (56%), France (28%), United States (6%)

Main connections: Raymond Poincare, Colin Newman, Extended play

Linked to: Kingston University, Tate Modern, BBC Radio




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Robin Rimbaud was born in 1964 add something


There, he formed a musical project The Rimbaud Brothers with fellow student Tony Rimbaud, releasing cassette editions in the early 1980s, later becoming Dau Al Set with the addition of Chris Staley add something


He released "Peyrere" compilation cassette album in 1986, featuring the work of Nurse with Wound, Derek Jarman, Current 93, Coil and Test Dept add something


In 1989, he was commissioned to contribute to the "Cultural Icons" publication edited by James Park, writing many articles on contemporary art, literature, music and dance add something


His debut "Scanner" CD was released in 1992 on Ash International, a subsidiary label of London 's Touch Music label add something


In 1998, he presented "Surface Noise" on a London bus, commissioned by Artangel, and won the Imaginaria 99 award for Digital Arts, ICA London the following year add something


The Human Voice - There was a 1998 BBC Radio production by Robin Rimbaud


Since 2000 he has featured on BBC Radio 4, as a commentator on issues relating to popular music on a number of occasions add something


Working with choreographer Wayne McGregor, he created "Nemesis" for Random Dance in 2002, "Detritus" for Ballet Rambert in 2003, and "Qualia" for the Royal Ballet in 2004 add something


For 2003, he installed a permanent installation in Raymond Poincaré hospital in Garches as part of the bereavement suite "Channel of Flight" add something


In 2004, Tate Modern commissioned "Sound Surface" in collaboration with Stephen Vitiello as their first sonic arts work add something


Colin Newman - Since 2004, Newman has worked with Githead, a quartet composed of Newman and long-time collaborator Malka Spigel, as well as Max Franken and Robin Rimbaud


In 2006, he created Night Haunts, a monthly online artwork, working with writer Sukhdev Sandhu and designers Mind Unit add something


He continues to work with dance, with new works for Shobana Jeyasingh and Siobhan Davies in 2007 add something


In 2007 he soundtracked British filmmaker Steve McQueen's film installation "Gravesend", at the 52nd Venice Biennial add something


He premiered his six hour performance show, "Of Air and Eye" at the Royal Opera House London in late 2008, and sound-designed the new Philips "Wake-Up Light" with Philips Electronics in NL, a lamp to wake you up with natural light and sound add something


In 2008 he was President of Honour at the Qwartz Music awards in Paris, and scored the musical comedy "Kirikou & Karaba" in Paris, which was later released on DVD add something


In 2009 He showed "Atlantida", an HD film installation at the Canary Islands Biennial, created in collaboration with filmmaker Olga Mink add something


In 2009 he became Visiting Professor at University College Falmouth UK, and Visiting Professor at Le Fresnoy National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Tourcoing France add something


In the summer of 2009 he composed the soundtrack to the opening ceremony of the World Swimming Championships in Rome, broadcast in 164 countries, and soundtracked the new Samburg Corby telephone campaign in Italy add something


In 2010 Rimbaud working with The Post Modern Jazz Quartet on "Blink of an Eye" with a very subtle touch, embedding his sounds into those of the New York jazz ensemble seamlessly as critics observed add something


In 2013 Rimbaud dueted with Alexandra Strunin on the song "Robot" from her EP called "Stranger" released on 29th October 2013 add something


In 2013 Rimbaud dueted with Alexandra Strunin on the song "Robot" from her EP called "Stranger" released on 29 October 2013 add something


In 2015, Rimbaud collaborated with textile designer Ismini Samanidou on the "Weave Waves" project for the "Sound Matters" exhibition produced by the UK Crafts Council with David Toop add something