Clara Maïda is a French composer
(contemporary/experimental musical creation, instrumental and electronic music).
She lives both in Paris and Berlin.
She studied music composition, classical piano and psychology.
She was selected by the BERLINER KÜNSTLERPROGRAMM of the DAAD in 2007 for a one-year stay in Berlin in 2007-08. Her project Shel(l)ter was premiered during ULTRASCHALL festival (CLARA MAÏDA - PORTRAIT-CONCERT of the DAAD) in 2010 in Berlin (DE).
Laureate of various international awards and grants, she has been keeping up with her transversal research at the intersection of composition, psychoanalysis, Deleuze and Guattari's philosophy, and nanosciences.
She names her music a "nanomusic".
Her RESEARCH INTERESTS are:
Musical Structure//Neuronal Network
Elastic and Metamorphic Space/Time
Sound Body/Imaginary Body
Sound and Noise
Urban and Machinic Sounds
You can know more about CLARA MAÏDA and her RESEARCH LINES, listen to her MUSICAL WORKS, read her ARTICLES and the PRESS REVIEWS about her music, discover her VISUAL REALIZATIONS, CONTACT her and follow her on SOUNDCLOUD.
You can order her CD's on the page DISCOGRAPHY.
JULY 27, 2019, Moscow (RU)
Russian premiere of Later jester
for contrabass clarinet and electronics
(contrabass clarinet: Theo NABICHT)
JUNE 14, 2019, Paris (FR)
Clara MAÏDA's presentation
"For a 'Nanospectral' Approach to Music Composition"
JUNE 2019, Berlin (DE) - Publication of the article Towards a Sound 'Nanorevolution' and 'Artivism' (in Heroines of Sound. Feminismus und Gender in Elektronischer Musik, Sabine Sanio, Bettina Wackernagel, Hg./eds, Hofheim: Wolke Verlag).
CDMC - Publication
MARCH 2019, Paris (FR)
Compositrices, l'égalité en acte
L. Marcel-Berlioz, O. Corlaix, B. Gallet (ed.)
Article by J. Amblard: "Clara Maïda"
PHILHARMONIE/CITÉ DE LA MUSIQUE
BIENNALE DE QUATUORS À CORDES
JANUARY 14, 2020, Paris (FR)
French premiere of ..., das spinnt...
for amplified string quartet
Lostery 3 © Clara Maïda
A visual installation
Ipso primero has been commissioned by ART ZOYD, the French MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION and CÉSARÉ.
I have been in residence to compose this work at ART ZOYD STUDIOS (Centre of Musical Creation, Valenciennes, FR) and at the ELECTRONIC STUDIO of the Berlin TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT in 2018 (DE). I will be soon in residence at CÉSARÉ (National Centre of Musical Creation, Reims, FR).