Gintas K (Gintas Kraptavičius) a Lithuanian sound artist, composer living and working in Lithuania. Gintas has been a part of Lithuanian experimental music scene since 1994. Gintas K was a core member of the first Lithuanian industrial electronic music band ‘Modus‘ . From 1997 to 2000 he worked as an editor on the radio station ‘Kapsai’ for an alternative radio show titled ‘The Ways and Mistaken Pathways’. He became known for his sound actions, theatrical performances and conceptual art in the manner of Fluxus.
Gintas is working in the field of digital experimental and electroacoustic music, making music for films, sound installations. His compositions are based on granular synthesis, live electronic, hard digital computer music, small melodies. Collaborations with sound artists @c, Paulo Raposo, Kouhei Matsunaga, David Ellis and many others. He has released numerous of records on labels such as Cronica, Baskaru, Con-v, Copy for Your Records, Bolt, Creative Sources, Sub Rosa and others.
Since 2011 member of Lithuanian Composers Union. He has presented his works, performed at various international festivals, conferences, symposiums as Transmediale.05, Transmediale.07, ISEA2015, ISSTA2016, IRCAM forum workshop 2017, xCoAx 2018, ICMC2018, ICMC-NYCEMF 2019, NYCEMF 2020, NYCEMF 2021, Ars Electronica Festival 2020.
Winner of the II International Sound-Art Contest Broadcasting Art 2010, Spain.
Winner of The University of South Florida USF New Music Consortium 2019 International Call for Scores in electronic composition category.
Education: on 1988 graduated Vilnius Tallat Kelpsa conservatory; on 1993 graduated Lithuanian Academy of Music and obtained diploma of the 2nd stage studies – Master degree.