Kiknadze Returns

He has played as a saxophonist and electronic musician all over the world. He is a composer and co-author of multi projects in dance, visual arts, poetry, film and theater.

Among the films he has worked on: Gzajvaredini (Crossroad) 1991 dir. Levan Kitia, Khakhvis cremlebi (Onion Tears) 2002 dir, Levan Glonti – screened at the 2005 BGS Georgian Film Festival, Shin da ukan (Home And Back) 2004 Dir. Levan Glonti, Das Elternhaus (Parents’ House) 2005 Dir. Hening Timm, Guchis dgheebi (Street Days) 2010 Dir. Levan Koguashvili (opened at the second BGS Georgian Film Festival) and Jim Shvanthe (Salt for Svaneti) 1930, dir. Mikhail Kalatozov which got its World premiere at the second BGS Film Festival.

In 1992-94 he was part of the improvisation ensemble ‘New Sonanza’ and collaborated with “tatoeba – theatre dance grotesque,” a German-Japanese traditional dance company. Since 2000 he has collaborated with TanzOrt Nord, a contemporary dance company in L├╝beck.

In 2002 he created the ‘Resolution Group,’ an improvisational ensemble of electroacoustic music. In 2007 he co-organized the Swiss-Georgian festival ‘close encounters’.
He is currently Professor of Electroacoustic Music at Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia and the Dean of the Tbilisi State Conservatoire.

Reso Kiknadze the masterclass

h 15:00 -1 7:00
Saint Louis

via Baccina, 47