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Wiliam “Bilwa” Costa
williambilwacosta@gmail.com
williambilwacosta.com

PERFORMANCES/PROJECTS/COMMISSION
2017: phrase: cycle/loop trio #2, Gr_und, Berlin, DE
2017: Fidelity, Duo concert with Michael McDermott, XB Liebig, Berlin, DE
2017: Voices / Counting, Solo concert, Spektrum, Berlin, DE
2017: TEE, composition for dance work by Marc Carerra, Theater Disc.,Berlin,DE
2017: OaO, composition for dance work by Marc Carerra, K3, Hamburg,DE
2017: pan-oscillate, sound/visual installation, Galerie Cella, Opava,CZ
2017: seconds phase, sound/visual installation, Cella/Havorny, Opava,CZ
2017: SIXFOLD, composition for dance work by Elisabeth Schilling, Luxembourg
2017: premiere of 2 new compositions, Japanese-German Center, Berlin, DE
2017: phrase: cycle (trio), Spektrum, Berlin, DE
2017: 9 x 9:00 w/ Yuka Takahashi, Grüntaler 9, Berlin, DE
2017: collaboration: wechselraum, Deutscher Künstlerbund, Berlin, DE
2016: pan-oscillate, WUK, Vienna, AT
2016: Composing Concepts, performance/lecture, HZT/Ufer Studios, Berlin. DE
2016: tasks | Brussels, Bains Connective, Brussels, BE
2016: Co-(lab): collaboration/collectivity, Zsenne Art Lab, Brussels, BE
2016: collaboration #01 (revisited), Creature Festival, Kaunus, LT
2016: non-touch 01, Hochstrasse 45, Berlin, DE
2016: Co-(lab)/9: collaboration/collectivity, Grüntaler 9, Berlin. DE
2016: focus(phase 2), Zeitraumexit, Mannheinn, DE
2016: XB trio, AplhaWaves, Spektrum, Berlin, DE
2016: unnatural field recordings, Scope Sessions/Spektrum, Berlin, DE
2016: fluctuatuations, kulturRaum M7, Berlin, De
2016: phrase: cycle/loop, Tatwerk, Berlin, DE
2016: tasks | Ostrava, PLATO Ostrava, CZ
2016: 3 x 20, KunstQuartier Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2016: collaboration: sound, Experimontag/Madame Claude, Berlin, DE
2015: focus, Arbeitsplatz Wien/Raw Matters, Vienna, AT
2015: tasks | Vienna, Tanz*Hotel, Vienna, AT
2015: tasks | Bregenz, Bildrauam Bregenz, AT
2015: dilution:performance / installations, Ex-teresa, Mexico City, MX
2015: tasks | MX, Sunland Studios, Mexico City, MX
2015: sound of action, Fonoteca Nacional, Mexico City, MX
2015: collaboration: 2 time(s), Bludny Kamen, Gottfrei, Opava, CZ
2015: tasks | Berlin, QuietCue at KINDL – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin, DE
2015: collaboration #23, BRISE 3 Festival, Flensburg, DE
2015: collaboration #22, FWD Nr. 16 Festival, Noseland, CH
2015: 1-1-1-1, Echo Bücher, Berlin, DE
2015: collaboration #21, Node Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2015: 6 duos, Mo.e, Vienna, AT
2015: square, Raw Matters, Schikaneder, Vienna AT
2015: Collective三 (3), ||| (1) Premiere, Performatik Festival, KAAI Theater, Brussels, BE
2015: collaboration #20 Mascher Space, Philadelphia, USA
2015: collaboration # 19, Aux/Vox Populi, Philadelphia, USA
2015: collaboration #18, Mobius, Boston, USA
2015: collaboration #17, Panoply Performance Laboratory, New York US
2015: collective三 (3), ||| (1) work in progress, TanzFabrik, Berlin, DE
2014: collaboration #16, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Katana, Nürnberg, DE
2014: collaboration: failure, Tempting Failure Festival, Bristol, UK
2014: Collective三 (3), ||| (1) work in progress, workspace brussels, BE
2014: collaboration #15, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Galeria Raczej, Poznań, PL
2014: collaboration #13, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Quiet Cue #143, Berlin, DE
2104: Co-(lines), group performance, Gelegenheiten, Berlin, DE
2014: collaboration #14 tour w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Tartu, Tallinn, EE, Helsinki, Pori, Turku, FI
2014: duo-through piano, TONE festival, w/ Elisabeth Schilling, Kent, UK
2014: collaboration #12, das weisse haus, Vienna, AT
2014: sound/map 6.0, w/ Aya Imamura, Month of Performance Art HUB, Berlin
2014: Non touch 1, w/Akemi Nagao, Mime Centrum,Berlin
2014: Non touch 2, w/Akemi Nagao, Tatwerk, Berlin
2014: “Erwartung”, das weisse haus/ACF, Projekt Fabrika, Moscow, RU
2014: Co- (in 3 parts) nadaLokal, Vienna, AT
2014: collaboration: lines, CELLA Galeria, Opava, CZ
2014: imposition: lines CELLA/Hovorny, Opava, CZ
2014: collaboration #11 Kura Festival, Kutna-Hora Sedlec CZ
2014: 三 (3) movement-sound-action, EchoBrücher, Berlin, DE
2014: collaboration #10,w/ Jasmin Schaitl, 3 duos event. Schneiderhof, Vienna
2013: imposition #03, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Kadiköy. Istanbul, TR
2013: collaboration #09, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, ViennaLAB Series, AT
2013: duo w/ canned fit, klangmanifeste festival, EchoRaum, Vienna, AT
2013: collaboration #08 w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Im_flieger, Vienna, AT
2013: collaboration #07 w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Ubik Space, Vienna, AT
2013: P600 music project at Liebig 12, Berlin, DE
2013: sound/map 5.0, w/ Aya Imamura and Jasmin Schaitl, Echo, Berlin, DE
2013 collaboration #06 w/ Jasmin Schaitl, at Agora, Berlin
2013: collaboration #05 w/ Jasmin Schaitl, at Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki
2013: collaboration #04 w/ Jasmin Schaitl, at Apartment Project, Berlin
2013: sticking point(ext.) w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Freespace Festival, Vienna
2013: imposition #01, w/Jasmin Schaitl, Donau Kanal, Vienna
2013: resonance trio, ACF, MovingSoundsFestival, NYC
2013: collaboration #03, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Grüntaler 9, Berlin
2013: collaboration #02, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Friday Exit, Vienna
2013: collaboration #01, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, mo.ë, Vienna
2013: listening session, w/ Christian Schroeder, mo.ë, Vienna
2013: God’s Entertainment: WUK Theater Tanz, Vienna
2013: A N I M I S M A, Décollage ist dein Fieber, Vienna
2013: sound/map, w/ Christian Schroeder at Raw Matters, Vienna
2013: P600, Quiet Cue #114, Berlin
2013: SCORE: duet w/ Emily Sweeney, Rich Mix, London, UK
2013: resonancia y eco, Cante/Cenart, San Luis Potosi, MX
2013: SLP1 w/ Christian Schroeder, Cante/Cenart, San Luis Potosi, MX
2013: sub_space at 100 Grad Festival/HAU3, Berlin
2013: sound/map 4.0, Velak Gala, Vienna, AT
2013: sound/map 3.0, Grüntaler 9, Berlin
2012: open sound and movement collective (osm) Radialsystem, Berlin
2012: Quiet Cue, movement + sound improvisation, Berlin
2012: sound/map 1.0 + 2.0: with Aya Imamura, Schlöss Plüschow, DE
2012: duo // movement + sound improvisation w/ Stina Nilsson: Grüntaler9, Berlin
2012: SUM+, Agora, Berlin, DE
2012: Radar Body Lab, Dansehallerne/Sct. Mattæus Kirke, Cøpenhagen
2012: A Performance – A Trio, w. Malin Astner, Ola Paulsson, Inter Arts Center, Malmö, SE
2012: B Y O [R_D]:evening for bootlegging improvisation, mo.ë, Vienna
2012: icc_at_mo.ë_vienna_at, Vienna
2012: icc_nbg, Postwurf Logistikzentrum, KREIS gallery, Nürnberg
2012: icc_mx_lab_3: Laboratorio Sensorial, Guadalajara. MX
2012: icc_mx_lab_2: Cenart, Mexico City, MX
2012: icc_mx_lab_1: Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City, MX
2012: Relics, WerkStadt Kulturverein Berlin
2012: Quiet Cue #080,Berlin
2012: The Gray One: Barrels, EQ (light),Turku, FI
2011: resonance…, w/ Martín Lanz Landázuri, Kitchen, NYC
2011: resonancity, Extrapool, Njmegen, NL
2011: ICC_quintessence: Kreis Gallery and Auf AEG, Nürnberg, DE
2011: resonance lab, XBunker, Sønderborg DK
2011: sine ~ waving, Schwelle 7, Berlin
2011: resonance performance, Deck 3, Berlin
2011: resonance performance, Agora, Berlin
2011: Quiet Cue #067, Berlin
2011: | resonance | sound and movement, Fidget Space, Philadelphia, US
2010: R.I.P./Wounds of Love, Aboa Vetus, Ars Nova Museum, Turku, FI
2010: Untitled(pulsing): video/sound installation NEXUS, Philadelphia, US
2010: Sine Waves: with Christian Shroeder, Marlboro College, VT
2010: Soft Targets: Short and Sweet Dance Festival, Canberra, AU
2010: Soft Targets/Melbourne Fringe Festival,Substation, Melbourne, AU
2010: The Gray One: Movement Research @ Judson Church, NYC
2010: expansions:contractions: VW Gallery, Berlin
2010: PID Machine: In Electricity We Trust, LTC, Berlin
2010: Breathscape: SUMU space, Gallery Titanik, Turku, FI
2010: Evening of improvised movement + sound: B Galleria, Turku, FI
2010: The Big Picture, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, FI
2010: Quiet Improvisations: Gallery Titanik Turku, FI
2009: Guapo Esmeralda: InCounter, Campbell Works, London
2009: drops will flood:FLUTEN @ Wasserturm Favoriten, Vienna, AT
2009: Soundfield[at]Temple Galler, Temple Gallery,Philadelphia, US
2009: breathscape:Spiel Uhr Performance Series, CEC, Philadelphia, US
2009: re:cast, NEXUSradio, NEXUS, Philadelphia,US
2009: ICC:1-3: NEXUS, Philadelphia, PA
2009: Philadelphia Bridge: 15th St. Meeting House, NYC
2008: assembling minutiae: Phila. Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, US

AWARDS/GRANTS
2015: AMEXCID, scholarship, Mexico
2015: Foundation for Contemporary Arts, NYC
2010: Foundation for Contemporary Arts, NYC
2009: Meet the Composer, MetLife Creative Connections grant
2009: Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund Grant

CURATORIAL/PRODUCTION/ADMINISTRATION
2013: is.m at mo.ë, Vienna, co-organizer and producer
2011: Resonance laboratory, x-bunker, Sonderborg, DK
2006 – 2013: Perpetual Movement Sound, performance group
2007 – 2009: NEXUS/foundation for today’s art; Special Programs Director
Projects: paraphrase/NEXUS performance series and NEXUSradio
2006 – 2007: Mascher Space Cooperative; Philadelphia, Technical and facilities director

WORKSHOPS/TEACHING
2017: Improvisation Sound and Movement: HZT, UferStudios, Berlin, DE
2016: Composing Concepts Lecture: HZT, UferStudios, Berlin, DE
2016: Performance as Practice, Applied Arts Univ., Vienna, AT
2015: Performance as Practice, Sunland, Mexico City, MX
2015: Collective 三 (3) Workshop, Tatwerk, Berlin
2014: Performance as Practice, intensive: Applied Arts Univ., Vienna, AT
2014: sense & experience, Galeria Raczej, Poznań, PL
2014: Performance as Practice, semester-long workshop: Applied Arts Univ., Vienna, AT
2014: experimenting w/ sound and objects, Vienna, AT
2013: resonance workshop: Applied Arts Univ., Vienna, AT
2103: workshop w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Snykoop, Vienna, AT
2013: sub_space, LAPSody, TEAK, Helsinki, FI
2012: sine~waving, Laboratorie scenen, Cøpenhagen, DK
2012: resonance workshop, Agora, Berlin
2012: resonance workshop, Vilnius, LT
2012: Svamp Improvisation Workshop, Art Academy, Helsinki, FI
2012: resonance workshop LAPS, TeaK Helsinki, FI
2011: Neuro aesthetics/Improvisation: Embodied Learning Symposium, Marlboro College, US
2011: improvisation class w/Eva Karczag, Art EZ Arnhem, NL
2011: sine~waving workshop w/ Malin Astner, Schwelle 7, Berlin
2011: resonance workshop, Deck 3, Berlin, DE
2011: resonance workshop, National Museum, Tartu, EE
2011: resonance workshop, Ptarmigan, Tallinn, EE
2011: resonance workshop, B Gallery/Aanen Lumo, Turku, FI
2011: resonance workshop, Agora, Berlin, DE
2011: resonance workshop, Movement Research, NYC
2011: resonance workshop, Luminz Studios, Brattleboro, US
2011: resonance, Works: Mode, Method and Medium, NYC
2011: resonance workshop, Fidget Space, Philadelphia, US
2011: improvisation workshop, Marlboro College, US
2010: workshop, Univ. of Applied Sciences, Turku, FI
2010: rashomon effect workshop, Kutomo, Turku, FI
2006-2009: rashomon effect, Mascher Space, Phila. US

LAB/RESEARCH/SYMPOSIA
2016: Co-(lab)/9: collaboration and collectivity, Grüntaler 9, Berlin. DE
2015: Co- (lab)/Serde: collaboration and collectivity, Serde Aizpute, LV
2104: Co-(lines), Gelegenheiten, Berlin, DE
2014: Co- (in 3 parts) nadaLokal, Vienna
2013: Lab Condensación: Mexico City / San Luis Potosi, MX
2012: resonance, Ptarmigan, Tallinn, EE
2011: resonance laboratory/sound, space + time, XBunker, Sønderborg, DK
2011: Embodied Learning Symposium; Marlboro College, US
2006 – 2009: The Rashomon Effect Project, Phila, US
2009: PRISMA Forum,lab, Oaxaca/Mexico City, MX

RESIDENCIES
2016: Les Bains Connective, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Brussels, BE
2015: Tanz*Hotel, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Vienna, AT
2015: Serde: Co- (lab), Aizpute, LV
2015: Workspace Brussels, Collective三 (3), Brussels, BE
2015: TanzFabrik, Collective三 (3), Berlin, DE
2014: Katana, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Nürnberg, DE
2014: Workspace Brussels, Collective 三 (3), Brussels, BE
2014: Ptarmigan, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Tallinn, EE
2014: Uus Teater, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Tartu, EE
2013: Im_flieger, w/ Jasmin Schaitl, Vienna
2013: Liebig 12, P600 residency and performance, Berlin
2013: Der Schaukasten, recap residency/exhibition, Vienna
2012: Katana, Postwurf at KREIS w/ ICC, Nürnberg, DE
2012: WerkStadt Kulturverein,Berlin
2010: STEIM, 1-week residency, Amsterdam, NL
2010: SUMU/Gallery Titanik, Turku, FI
2009: PA-F (performing arts forum), St. Erme, FR
2009: STEIM, orientation residency, Amsterdam, NL

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