Thomas Ankersmit

TA at Borealis Festival, Bergen, by Sandra Jecmenica.
TA at Club Transmediale, Berlin, by Pablo Sanz Almoguera.
TA at Domino Festival, Brussels, by Mich Leeman.
TA at Lampo, Chicago, by Angeline Evans.
TA at Tuned City, Berlin, by Sander Kalverda.

Thomas Ankersmit (born 1979, Leiden, The Netherlands) is a musician and artist based in Berlin and Amsterdam. His main instruments are a Serge analogue modular synthesizer, computer and alto saxophone.
Since 2003 Ankersmit regularly tours together with New York-based composer Phill Niblock and more recently as a duo with Italian electroacoustic artist Valerio Tricoli. Other collaborations have included Tony Conrad, Maryanne Amacher, Jim O'Rourke, Kevin Drumm, Axel Dörner, Gert-Jan Prins and Borbetomagus.
 
His first full-length CD is on Touch sublabel Ash International.
 
His music and installation work have been presented at Hamburger Bahnhof, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Podewil and Berghain, Berlin; ZKM, Karlsruhe; Kunsthalle Basel; Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York as well as at festivals such as Club Transmediale and Tuned City, Berlin; ISEA2010, Dortmund; Night of the Unexpected, Amsterdam; Impakt, Utrecht; TodaysArt and State X New Forms, The Hague; November Music, Den Bosch; GAS Festival, Gothenburg; Musica Genera, Szczecin; Skanu Mezs, Riga; Présences Électroniques, Paris; Architectones and Nuit Bleue, Arc-et-Senans; Festival de Radio France, Montpellier; Densités, Fresnes-en-Woëvre; Météo, Mulhouse; Steirischer Herbst, Graz; Netmage and Angelica, Bologna; Observatori, Valencia and Adventures in Modern Music in Chicago.

www.thomasankersmit.net