Martin Ožvold (1974) is a music composer and sound artist. In his work he deals with making electronic music instruments, live electronics, concrete music, sound installations, field recordings, etc.
He finds employment in the areas of theatre, film and radio within Europe. Martin studied composition with Scott Wilson and Jonty Harrison at the University of Birmingham MMus. Before that he received his BA(hons) degree after graduating from Sonic Arts at the Middlesex University London, SAE Institute London (DipHe in Audio Engineering) and from the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava.
He is currently studying for his doctor degree at the Department of Multimedia Composition at Janáček Academy in Brno. As part of his research concerning the concept of space and acoustic arts and electroacoustic music he had a research stay at the Institute of Sonology at the Royal Conservatoire in the Hague. At present he lives and works in Prague.
* In 2009 Martin Ožvold created and accompanied live a monodrama called HOLLYROTH, or Robert Roth sings Jan Hollý (directed by Rastislav Ballek) at the Slovak National Theatre – this play was reprised more than eighty times and in 2010 it received an award for the best production (Zlatá Doska: Najlepšia inscenácia).
* He is a member of an international music and research team called the Birmingham Ensemble of Electroacoustic Research.
* He has cooperated with Czech Radio Vltava as well as, for example, with Radio Resonance FM, London.
In the area of galleries he has worked with the Showroom Gallery in London.