Clara Maïda

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:
Music/Psychic Unconscious
Musical Structure//Neuronal Network
Sound Rhizomes
Elastic and Metamorphic Space/Time
Sound Body/Imaginary Body
Music/Architecture
Suburban Spaces
Sound and Noise
Urban and Machinic Sounds
Sound Hybridization/Electronics
Music/Nanophononics

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.

Le Portrait Contemporain
Clara Maïda's Portrait 2018  

Alla breve
Clara Maïda's Portrait 2016


Art Zoyd
Interview 2014


CURRENT NEWS

FUTURS COMPOSÉS

JULY 2019, Paris (FR) - French selection of ..., das spinnt... for amplified string quartet (commissioned by the French MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION and ARDITTI QUARTET, 2013).

FORMA FESTIVAL

JULY 27, 2019, Moscow (RU)
Russian premiere of Later jester
for contrabass clarinet and electronics
(contrabass clarinet: Theo NABICHT)

IRCAM 
Colloquium:
Spectralisms 2019

JUNE 14, 2019, Paris (FR)
Clara MAÏDA's presentation
"For a 'Nanospectral' Approach to Music Composition"

HEROINES OF SOUND

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"

Two of my drawings are presented on the CDMC's website:
Mutatis mutandis and Lostery 3.

SOON

ARDITTI QUARTET
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
1st part of Lostery 3
A work for  electronics and a visual installation
(2019 - in progress)

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).

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