AGF is the artist name of Antye Greie-Ripatti. AGF is a vocalist, digital songwriter, producer, performer, e-poet, calligrapher, digital media artist and, recently, practicing curator and educator.
AGF is known for artistic exploration of digital technology through the deconstruction of language and communication. Her poetry, which she converts into electronic music, calligraphy, and digital media, has been presented on records, live performances, and sound installations in museums, auditoriums, theaters, concert halls, and clubs in Europe, America, and Asia. Other projects include the German electronic duo Laub, The Lappetites, AGF/ DELAY (with Vladislav Delay), THE DOLLS (Vladislav Delay and Craig Armstrong), and Zavoloka/AGF, collaborations with Craig Armstrong, Ellen Allien, Gudrun Gut, Eliane Radigue, Kaffe Matthews, Rupert Huber, and TBA aka Natalie Beridze. AGF runs a production company AGF PRODUCKTION. Since 2012 she has been Artistic Director of Hai Art and since 2014 also works as an independent curator. AGF founded the iPad Orchestra Hailuoto. In 2004 she won an Award of Distinction at the 2004 Ars Electronica festival. AGF was on the cover of the XLR8TR in 2004 and Cover of the Wire magazine UK 2006. Born and raised in East Germany, AGF lives and works in Hailuoto/Finland.