Florian Hartlieb (*1982) is a german composer and multimedia artist. He lives and works in Bochum/Germany and Vienna/Austria.
Hartlieb explores the concept of multi-dimensional sonic spaces. His works are mostly created through transformed and concrete fieldrecordings, realised with multichannel audio and dialectic patterns.
His compositions and Media Art were performed and broadcasted in Europe, Asia, South- and North America, in festivals such as Linux Audio Conference (Stanford University, 2012), ICMC (Huddersfield, 2011), Next Generation_4.0 (ZKM/Karlsruhe, 2011), ‘Tsonami’ (Buenos Aires, 2011), ‘EMU Festival’ (Roma, 2010), ’Sounding Out 5′ (Bournemouth, 2010), ‘EM Hoeren’ (Berlin, 2009) or ’Musicacoustica Beijing’ (Beijing , 2008).
From 2006 – 2011 he studied electronic- and media-composition at the ICEM (institute for computermusic and electronic media) of the Folkwang University in Essen, Germany with Prof. Thomas Neuhaus, Prof. Dietrich Hahne and Roman Pfeifer. He is holding a diploma in electronic composition. Since 2011, he is a PhD-Researcher at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, where he also studied compositon with Prof. Karlheinz Essl. Florian Hartlieb is lecturer for sound synthesis, digital audio techniques, sampling and music theory at the SAE Institute Bochum
From 2006 to 2008 he had a scholarship from the Folkwang University for excellence. In 2009 and 2013 he was awarded with first prizes in the international composition competitions ‘Jeu de Temps / Times Play’ (JTTP 2009) and the European Erasmus Composition Competition (2013). He also had a winning work in the composition competition ‘Atmospheres’ by the ZKM (2013).
In 2008 and 2010, he received scholarships from the Friends and Supporters of the Folkwang University of Arts. In 2011, his piece „Im vorderen Zimmer des hinteren Raums“ was published in Montreal by the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC) on the ‘Cache 2009′ Sampler.