Marco Cher-Gibard (b. Auckland, 1983), is an artist and sound maker who frequently works with sound to explore contemporary culture, experience and expression.
Marco's work to date include include numerous theatrical sound designs and compositions for art/installation contexts. His award wining work for theatre and dance has been presented internationally by LIFT Festival (UK), Vienna Festwochen (Austria), Holland Festival (Holland), Theatre der Welt (Germany) and Melbourne International Arts Festival (Australia), amongst others.
Marco's solo and collaborative performances explore live sampling, electronics and home made software. He has performed in China, France, Japan, Indonesia, South Korea and Taiwan and extensively throughout Australia. In 2016 Sister, a long running and reclusive project with Ben Speth premiered Work, a 40 minute collaboration with light artist Matthew Addey at the the Bendingo International Festival of Exploratory Music.
Recent activities include a 3 month residency in Beijing, where he researched a concept of sonic portraiture from both human and animal subjective perspectives. He also developed a participatory installation Anyone can play guitar in a response to listening environments and practices observed during his time.