Daniel Jenatsch is an Artist, Composer, Musician and Performer. He is a member of music group ‘Sky Needle’ and performance art collective ‘New Forms of Life’.
He collaborated with Chunky Move on the 2014 Next Move commission, It Cannot Be Stopped, as Composer for Atlanta Eke‘s piece, Fountain. They will work together again for Next Move’s 2015 commission Miss Universal.
Daniel’s compositions for contemporary dance have been featured in the works of Jefta Van Dinther, DD Dorvillier, Irina Müller, Frank Willens, Jan Burkhardt, Frederic Gies, and his work with Atlanta Eke Organ was presented by Liquid Architecture festival and Monash University (2014).
As a musician, instrument designer and sound designer Daniel has worked with Jonathan Bepler, Matthew Barney, Arto Lindsay, KimSooja, Ross Manning, and Silvana and Gabriella Mangano.
His collaborative work has extensively toured internationally. Recent works includes an Oratorio, The blind Cannot Discern Colour, premiering at MCA, Natural Mysteries in collaboration with the Brussels Museum of Natural Science and New Forms of Life, KunstenFestivalDesArts.
His independent Operatic works include the Radio Opera The Perpetual Equinox, Mousonturm, Frankfurt(2012), the oratorio Cecus Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Art Bar (2014), and Upon Contemplating the Sunset, Underbelly Arts Festival, Sydney (2015).
Daniel was nominated last year for a Green Room Award in the Category of Best Music and Sound Design for Dance for Atlanta Eke’s Fountain (Chunky Move) and is currently a Next Wave Kickstart recipient.