Under the pseudonym noto carsten nicolai experiments with sound to create his own code of signs, acoustic and visual symbols. as alva noto he leads those experiments into the field of electronic music. Besides performing in club and concert halls, nicolai presented his audio-visual pieces at museums like solomon r. guggenheim museum in new york, san francisco museum of modern art, centre pompidou in paris, kunsthaus graz or tate modern in london. Additionally he pursues projects with diverse artists such as ryuichi sakamoto, ryoji ikeda (cyclo.), Blixa bargeld (anbb), michael nyman, mika vainio or thomas knak (opto). His latest musical project with olaf bender (byetone) is called diamond version and is released on mute records.
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