Arturas Bumšteinas (b.1982, Vilnius) is composer / sound artist working in the fields of electro-acoustic and instrumental music, radio art, installations and experimental electronic music (under his Refusenik moniker). He is founding member of ensembles Quartet Twentytwentyone, Works & Days, Zarasai and Wolumen.
Since the year 2000 he collaborated with many international musicians and artists. His interdisciplinary projects were presented in dozens of exhibitions around Europe; festivals where his music and art projects were presented include The Holland Festival, Sensoralia / Romaeuropa, Angelica, Vilnius Jazz, Kody, Skanumezs, Cut & Splice etc.
His music is published by labels such as Bolt, Cronica, Unsounds, Con-v, Sangoplasmo and others. In year 2013 he was awarded “Palma Ars Acustica” prize for radiophonic arts.
Bumšteinas is selected as an artist-in-residence at DAAD Berliner Kunstlerprogramm for the year 2017.