The workshop with Jonáš Gruska will conduct an introduction of exploring, identifying and growing mushrooms, as well as how to take mushroom photos, measurement of spores under microscope, perform a genetic analysis, clone mushrooms from the forest and more. Born in Czechoslovakia. Studied at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague (Netherlands) and at Music Academy in Cracow (Poland). His main focus is chaotic and polymetric rhythms, unconventional tunings, exploration of psychoacoustic properties of sound and field recording. He has created several site-specific sound installations, based on resonant properties of spaces and materials. Gave workshops on sonification, field recording, electromagnetic listening, and programming for artists. He is the creator of Elektrosluch – electromagnetic listening device.
In 2011 he started label and instrument manufacturing company LOM focused on East/Central European experimental art and music. Since 2013 he is organizing ZVUK, an outdoor festival dedicated to experimental music. In 2018 he opened LOM space, place for contemporary sound in Bratislava.
Since 2019 he works with the world of fungi and lichens and started organizing mykoLOM festival.