Biography, short
Biography, tabular

Daniel Mayer (*1967) studied pure mathematics and philosophy at the University of Graz (MSc, MPhil) and music composition (MA) with Gerd Kühr at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria. 2001 / 02 postgradual study at the electronic studio of the Music Academy of Basel, Switzerland, with Hanspeter Kyburz. Guest composer at the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe (2003 / 04) and at IEM Graz (2005). Since 2011 working at University of Music and Performing Arts Graz / IEM, from 2011-2014 cooperation within the FWF-funded research project Patterns of Intuition, since October 2016 visiting professor for electro-acoustic composition. From 2014-2017 curatorial work at Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, since 2016 together with Gerhard Eckel and Marko Ciciliani for the concert series signaleGRAZ.
Performances and work contributions at SuperCollider Symposium 2006, Birmingham, UK; ÉuCuE Electroacoustic Concert Series 2008, Montreal; JSEM / MSJ Electroacoustic Festival 2009, Nagoya; Giga-Hertz-Award concerts 2007, 2008, ZKM Karlsruhe; Electrovisiones 2009, Mexico City; Nuit bleue 2009, Saline Royale d'Arc et Senans; International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) 2010, New York; ISEA2010 RUHR, ICEM, Essen; Pixilerations [v.7] 2010, Providence, Rhode Island; Sound and Music Computing Conference (SMC) 2011, Padova; Hilltown New Music Festival 2011, Ireland; EMUFest 2011, Rom; SICMF 2011, Seoul; FILE Hypersonica São Paulo 2012; ICMC 2012, Ljubljana; WOCMAT 2012, Hsinchu; Ensemble Continuum Contemporary Music, Concert Series 2013, Toronto; NYCEMF 2013, New York; ICMC 2013, Perth; WOCMAT 2013, Luzhu; iFIMPaC 2014, Leeds; Darmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music 2014; InnerSound International New Arts Festival Bucharest 2014; inSonic2015, ZKM Karlsruhe; klingtgut! Symposium on Sound 2017, HAW Hamburg; SMC 2017 Espoo / Helsinki; Elektro Arts Festival 2018, Cluj-Napoca;

Prizes and Grants
2018 Foundation Destellos, Mar del Plata, selected
2014 Foundation Destellos, Mar del Plata, selected
2008 Theodor-Körner Promotion Prize for Science and Art (composition),
Austrian State Grant for Composition
2007 Giga-Hertz-Award for Electronic Music
2003 / 04 Artist in residence at the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany (ZKM)
2003 Music Promotion Award of the City of Graz
2001 Austrian State Grant for Composition
2000 3. Prize, Composition Competition "Luigi Russolo 2000", Varese, Italy