Richard Chartier | Biography
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Chartier's work has received widespread critical acclaim and he has released works on an international spectrum of indpendent labels including: 12k, LINE, Trente Oiseaux, Spekk and Meme.
Widely recognised as a pioneer within the field of exremely quiet soundscaping, Chartier's states that his "digital minimalist work explores the inter-relationships between the spatial nature of sound, silence, focus, and the act of listening." The results - in both audio and visual media - are precision works of real beauty.
Chartier's release 'Series' was featured in the 2002 Biennial Exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art. It was also awarded an Honorable Mention in the category of Digital Music by the Prix Ars Electronica 2001, Linz, Austria.
Fällt began collaborating with Richard Chartier in 2000 and have released numerous works by him including: 'invalidObject Series (typeof)' in 2000's acclaimed 'invalidObject Series'; '35 mm » Design in Miniature', a design exhibition in miniature; and design remix project 'Vs'. He also contributed a portrait of Washington DC as part of the touring installation 'Invisible Cities'.
'Series' - featured in the 2002 Biennial Exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art and awarded an Honorable Mention in the category of Digital Music by the Prix Ars Electronica, 2001 - was reviewed in Fällt's periodical %Array.