Julius Holtz is a composer and performer, inhabiting the intersection of contemporary music, sound and media arts. Through recontextualization of various formats and media, Holtz develops new fields of artistic experiments.
Breaking new ground within the field of digital music, he employs cutting edge technologies and creates 3D-sound installations. An avid collaborator and artistic director, his activities include commissioned and original compositions for major art galleries and festivals. Holtz portfolio contains music for ensembles, fine artists and choreographers.
His installations and performances have been presented at prestigious festivals and institutions. These include Wet Sounds Festival in London, New Fest in New York, Centro de Cultura Digital in Mexico City, Steirischer Herbst in Graz, Ultima Festival in Oslo, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof and Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin.