Alexis Georgopoulos is a composer & producer based in New York.
Over the course of numerous albums under the name Arp, and in
various collaborative contexts — commissioned scores for film,
fashion, and collaborative installation — his work has been typified
by an expansive, nomadic approach, of continually pursuing new
modes and concepts, occupying diverse mindsets, and challenging
notions of identity, authenticity, and style.
He has collaborated with key figures from a range of disciplines,
among them visual artists Tauba Auerbach and Darren Bader,
filmmakers Savanah Leaf, Frank Lebon and Paul Clipson,
choreographers Jonah Bokaer and Brittany Bailey, as well as
musicians such as Neneh Cherry, techno producer Patricia and
experimental ambient producer Jefre Cantu-Ledesma.
He has performed internationally and has been presented in gallery
and museum contexts by MoMA PS1, Goethe–Institut, The Kitchen,
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), White Columns, Deitch Projects,
Walker Art Center, MoMA, New Museum, 303 Gallery, Jacob's Pillow,
SFMoMA and Jack Hanley Gallery
His recordings have been released by RVNG Intl, Smalltown Supersound,
Type, Geographic North, Mexican Summer, Beats in Space, Emotional
Rescue, and Opal Tapes.
His work has been reviewed by The New York Times, NPR, Pitchfork,
Libération (FR), and The Guardian (UK).
He hosts a quarterly radio program for NTS (London, UK),
He has created commissioned and licensed work for commercial
use for clients such as Chanel, Apple, Bottega Veneta, KENZO,
Calvin Klein, Lanvin, Veuve Cliquot, Sonos, Audemars Piguet, and
Uniqlo as well as commissioned for film and dance scores for
choreographer Jonah Bokaer, visual artist Doug Aitken as well
as for podcasts: Not Lost (Pushkin), TED, Airbnb and The Paris Review.
Georgopoulos is also a published writer on art, music and design.
Interview subjects have included the late harpist Alice Coltrane,
Factory Records designer Peter Saville, Afrofuturist writer Kodwo Eshun,
synth pioneer Suzanne Ciani, and the UK group Broadcast, among others.
His writings have been published internationally in i–D, V, ANP Quarterly,
Sleazenation, BOMB, Paper, Tokion, Vice and The Guardian (SF).