Rudi Arapahoe is an English experimental composer. His False Self compositions are electronic Systems Music works, that use found sounds and systematically remoulded quotations of existing music or texts to explore ideas of authenticity and identity. His Plate compositions are exploratory miniatures that can be performed and enjoyed by musicians of all abilities. Rudi lives and works in Lincolnshire, England.

Ongoing series & projects:

False Self - electronic Systems Music compositions that use found sounds and systematically remoulded quotations of existing music or texts to explore ideas of authenticity and identity.

Plates - a series of exploratory miniatures for piano, synthesizer and voice.

Realms - a series of psychometric tests.

Artworks:

Realms - Projective Test: Module A (2023) - psychometric test (video file with mono audio, 3 mins 28 seconds)

Realms - Constellation Test: Module A (2023) - psychometric test (video file with mono audio, 1 mins 11 seconds)

Selected compositions & discography:

False Self Plays Music For Six Pianos (2021) - four compositions for six pianos (Café OTO TakuRoku, UK)

Plates, Vol 2: Mirrors (2020) - two compositions for piano

Plates, Vol 1: Système sur-atonal (2020) - two compositions for electric piano and one composition for synthesized flute (The Orchard / Sony)

A False Memory Of A Sports Party (2018) - album, five electronic works (The Orchard / Sony)

False Self (2016) - album, six electronic works (The Orchard / Sony)

Selected works for theatre:

SIS production of Ikunio Shimizu's Gakuya (Dressing Room) - Theatre Tram, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan (47 nights)

Selected mixed media artworks (as a collaborating artist):

The Conversation - with Piero Roi (Photography)

In Older Kingdoms - with Martin Thaulow (Installation - Bornholm, Denmark)

Contraction - with Martin Thaulow (Installation - Copenhagen, Denmark)