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Mahmoud Refat

Mahmoud Refat

Mahmoud Refat


Mahmoud Refat is a sound artist and musician. He was born in 1974 and lives in Cairo whose work has been released on CD, performed live and installed in spaces. His first CD release "SHIFT" is an experimental electronic album released by Swiss music label ‘Leerraum’ following a residency and concert tour in Switzerland. For the concept album "Construction Sonor" 2003 he experimented with field recordings from the Gotthard tunnel construction. Read more on Last.fm
Mahmoud Refat is a sound artist and musician. He was born in 1974 and lives in Cairo whose work has been released on CD, performed live and installed in spaces. His first CD release "SHIFT" is an experimental electronic album released by Swiss music label ‘Leerraum’ following a residency and concert tour in Switzerland. For the concept album "Construction Sonor" 2003 he experimented with field recordings from the Gotthard tunnel construction.

This work is released with 14 other musicians from Europe who worked with the same field recordings. The next Cd Release "THE PHYSICAL VOLUME" by Leerraum and "MIRAMAR" by 100COPIES was released in spring 2006. In 2003 Refat's first sound installation " The Round trip ", based on noise and sound from Cairo mixed the audio of the city with visual work based on the map of the city. This was followed by another collaborative sound installation with German musician and sound artist Oliver Doerell based on sounds from Cairo and Berlin. and the latest sound installation was( SOUND RECORDINGS FROM CAIRO 2000 TO 2005) at the LEERRAUM/PROGR exposition room - Bern,Switzerland. Refat began in the early nineties playing in local funk/acid jazz/experimental rock bands at different venues in Cairo.

In 2000 he began composing soundtracks for dance and theate. Refat also worked on music for videos and films. For the past years he has been collaborating with different musicians and sound artists. Refat has been successfully and actively collaborating with hassan khan in the past 3 years and have been touring and performing. Read more on Last.fm.

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