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Marco Cher-Gibard

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Auckland-born Marco Cher-Gibard is an artist working with performance and using sound as a medium. His interests include collaboration, performance, composition, and community. His work often incorporates elements of software design.  He has toured and performed internationally and nationally as a solo artist and with theatre.

In 2015 Marco performed solo in France and self-released sister’s debut LP feedback + filterlife, an ongoing collaboration with Ben Speth. He was awarded a greenroom award for composition and sound design with David Chisholm for their work on I am a Miracle for Malthouse Theatre, amongst other sound designs for Chunky Move, Ridiculusmus and Zoe Scoglio.

In 2014 Marco designed sound for Back to Back theatre’s Super Discount, and begun an ongoing relationship with a central Javanese community in Indonesia, through a drawbridge project by Polyglot Theatre. He performed in Tino Seghal’s This is so contemporary at Art Gallery NSW (2014), as well as exhibiting in Melbourne Now at the National Gallery of Victoria (2013–14) and screened a video work at Art Not Apart festival in Canberra (2014).