Aleš Hieng – Zergon (1984) is a chemical engineer by profession as well as a DJ, producer of electronic music and sound artist who also works in the field of audiovisual performances and in the vast field of DIY electronics. He is interested in club music as well as in sonic explorations and audiovisual experimentations. His sounds range from deep house and techno to idm, noise and abstract drone music. He is a member of Synaptic Crew since 2003. He’s been releasing tracks on Chilli Space compilations and Kamizdat compilations. In 2012 he released Escalator EP on Synaptic Pathways label, and in 2019 Tunse EP on his own Bancamp page. He’s a co-author of an audio-visual performance echo 10-9 together with Robertina Šebjanič, a co-author of a generative (chemical) sound installation Time Displacement / Chemobrionic Garden, together with Robertina Šebjanič and Ida Hiršenfelder, and a co-author of sound installation Sound Disposition / Crystal Garden, together with Robertina Šebjanič and Ida Hiršenfelder.
Notable events & appearances: Klub K4, Ljubljana; Grajska Gospoda w/ Masayoshi Fujita, Castle Lemberg; MFRU/Kiblix, Maribor; Sonica Festival, Ljubljana; Strictly Analog Festival, Ljubljana; AMRO Festival, Linz; Piksel Festival, Bergen; Touch Me Festival, Zagreb; MusicTechFest/Earzoom, Ljubljana; Aksioma – Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana; ZNFI, Trbovlje; Ars Electronica, Linz; esc medien kunst labor, Graz.
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