Antoni Rayzhekov

Field of Practice:

Performing Arts


Solitude fellowshipWimmelforschungs-Stipendium

City, Country:

Wien, Austria


2015, 2016, 2017


Apr 2016 - Sept 2016

Born 1980 in Sofia/Bulgaria.

Antoni Rayzhekov works as a theater director, media choreographer, and sound artist in Vienna/Austria. He studied theater directing and acting at the National Academy for Theater and Film Arts in Sofia and jazz music improvisation at the Vienna Konservatorium.

In 2009 he co-founded the Viennese new media label THIS.PLAY. Since 2012 he is a lecturer of interactive media at the University for Applied Science St. Pölten, Austria.

He directed and composed music for the theater production KRAPP at the National Theater »Ivan Vazov«, Sofia, with Naum Shopov.  He produced interactive audio visual installations such as Self_Assembling_Sym_Phony (2014) and Motherbox (2013), as well as the new media performance 10VE: participatory biofeedback and movement composition for two actuators and an audience (2014).

He was artist in residence at ATALAIA Artes, Ourique/Portugal (2014), Schmiede, Hallein/Austria (2014), Choreographic Coding Lab, Frankfurt am Main/Germany (2013/2014), and DansMakers Amsterdam, Netherlands (2013).

From September 1 to October 31, 2018 Antoni Rayzhekov is a fellow in the framework of the »WimmelResearch-Fellowship«, a joint project between Robert Bosch GmbH, Akademie Schloss Solitude, and Wimmelforschung.