Maciej Ożóg is a sound artist, curator, theorist of culture, and dj. He works at the Department of New Media and Digital Culture, University of Łódź. His academic research focuses on interactive art, tactical media, bio art, network society, surveillance studies and posthumanism. He has published a number of articles on aesthetics of interactive art, history and theory of avant-garde film, video art and experimental music. His book „Life in a silicon cage. New Media Art. as a Critical Analysis of Digital Surveillance” (in polish) was published in 2018 by Lodz University Press. Associate professor at the Institute of Contemporary Culture, School of Media and Audiovisual Culture, University of Lodz. Since the early nineties he’s been involved in experimental music scene of Poland. The founder of many bands (Spear, Ben Zen, Aural Treat, Sub Spa, Quantum Vacuum Oscillator, Nonstate, Moist Hardware). He works in the field of sound art, live multimedia performance, interactive installations and video art. In his solo performances he critically explores limial territory between physical activity of the body and invisible electromagnetic infrastructure of the hybrid space. He uses custom designed sound devices as well as digital and analogue electronics.
In 2023, Requiem Records will release his next solo album entitled “Unheimliche Symmetrie”.