Relevante Musik

19 – 21 July 2013 Villa Elisabeth, St. Elisabeth-Kirche and events in public space Festival of political media art, performance and music In recent years, discussion in the field of contemporary music has been dominated by the question of how to promote it. Dealing with the music itself has seemed secondary to the “goal [of] strengthening the presence of new music in cultural life, so as to increase public awareness and reach a new audience”... weiterlesen

Relevante Musik – installations

19 July 2013 / 7 p.m. – opening Villa Elisabeth installations on view:  20 – 21 July 2013, 5 – 10 p.m. Gerhard Schultz: Care Of Merchandising (2013) with Lucrecia Dalt, who is working on her new album for Care Of Editions: An installative presentation of the conceptual record label that subverts the music industry’s current business model. Online record store and live production of a new release. Realized with the support of... weiterlesen

The Argument of the Street

19 July 2013 / 8:30 p.m. Villa Elisabeth opening concert Lothar Voigtländer: Maikäfer flieg (1985) – stereo playback Lothar Voigtländer, live diffusion Bob Ostertag: All the Rage (1993) – string quartet and playback string quartet of the Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin Hiwa K.: This Lemon Tastes of Apple (2011) – video (sound) Frederic Rzewski: Lost and Found (1985) for solo percussionist Matthias Kaul, performance The opening concert... weiterlesen

Giuliano Obici

19 July 2013 / from 9 p.m. Villa Elisabeth Giuliano Obici: Buy Auri (2006) – performance for street vendors with audio files Giuliano Obici and Fernanda Farah, performance The performance deals with the illegal street sale of bootlegged CDs in Sao Paulo and subverts the music industry business model by turning the consumer into a paid listener. Additional dates: 21 July 2013 / 5 – 7 p.m. and 9 – 10 p.m. Villa Elisabeth  Read More

Robin Minard

19 July 2013 / 10 p.m. St. Elisabeth-Kirche tape concert Robin Minard: The Qikiqtaaluk Deep Map (2013, premiere/commission) – 4-channel playback Robin Minard, live diffusion Robin Minard’s multi-channel composition is based on field recordings and interviews done in northern Canada whose theme is the social situation of the Inuit and the threats endangering their language and culture. Commissioned by WDR 3 open: Studio Akustische Kunst, Deutschlandradio... weiterlesen

!Mediengruppe Bitnik

20 July 2013 / 11 a.m. city walk meeting point: Villa Elisabeth !Mediengruppe Bitnik: CCTV – A Trail of Images (2009/13) During a city walk, radio signals from surveillance cameras will be hacked and under surveillance themselves. Open reconnaissance of urban space with video sniffers. Additional date: 21 July 2013 / 11 a.m. meeting point: Villa Elisabeth  Read More

Georg Klein

20 July 2013 / noon Spreeufer / plaza in front of the Bundespresseamt opening of the permanent work Georg Klein: toposonie : : spree (2013) topographic composition for an urban space participative soundwalk along the Spree in Berlin-Mitte The soundwalk, a self-guided experience available via smartphone, acoustically unfolds a separate reality in the government district, where fields of sound arise from the invisible voices behind political operations:... weiterlesen

Richard Teitelbaum

20 July 2013 / 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. Volkspark am Weinberg / Rosengarten Kulturpavillon concert in public space in the event of rain, only at 5 p.m. at Villa Elisabeth (information: tel. 030-4404 8609) Richard Teitelbaum: Threshold Music (1973) / Threshold in Berlin (2013) Richard Teitelbaum (electronics) and the ensemble Konzert Minimal The musicians in Teitelbaum’s Threshold Music have carefully studied the soundscape of the performance venue... weiterlesen

Avant-garde and/as Politics – panel discussion I

20 July 2013 / 7 p.m. Villa Elisabeth panel discussion I with Boris Filanovsky, Erhard Grosskopf, Georg Katzer, Bob Ostertag and Frederic Rzewski moderation: Matthias Osterwold  Read More

Avant-garde and/as Politics – concert

20 July 2013 / 8:30 p.m. St. Elisabeth-Kirche concert with Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin Christian Wolff: Changing the System (1973) Erhard Grosskopf: Lied für Bassklarinette und Streichquartett (1977) Theo Nabicht, bass clarinet and string quartet, Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin Georg Katzer: Bevor Ariadne kommt (Rondo) 1976 – stereo playback Boris Filanovsky: Collectivision (2011) for seven harmonicas and button accordion Sergej Tchirkov,... weiterlesen

Avant-garde and/as Politics – tape concert

20 July 2013 / 10 p.m. St. Elisabeth-Kirche tape concert Johannes Fritsch: Modulation IV (1968) – 4-channel playback Richard Barrett & Kees Tazelaar: Equale (2013, premiere/commission) – 8-channel playback Richard Barrett and Kees Tazelaar, live diffusion Commissioned by the Electronic Music Studio TU Berlin. Mazen Kerbaj: Starry Night (2006) – stereo playback The evening’s premiere refers to the political dimension of Luigi Nono’s... weiterlesen

Media Attacks and Interventions – panel discussion II

21 July 2013 / 7 p.m. Villa Elisabeth panel discussion II with Hiwa K., Richard Barrett and Kees Tazelaar, Robin Minard, Giuliano Obici, Gerhard Schultz and Richard Teitelbaum moderation: Björn Gottstein  Read More

Media Attacks and Interventions – video concert

21 July 2013 / 8:30 p.m. Villa Elisabeth video concert and live installation Manami N.: The L and R Problem (2013, premiere) – video, electronics and voice Manami N., performance !Mediengruppe Bitnik: CCTV – A Trail of Images (2009/13) Carmen Weisskopf and Domagoj Smoljo, live installation Since Japanese have an “L and R problem”, the words for “light” and “right” sound the same to them. Manami N. relates... weiterlesen

A relevant satellite

14 July 2013 / 5 p.m. Sowieso, Weisestr. 24, 12049 Berlin Richard Teitelbaum @ Certain Sundays Richard Teitelbaum (electronics) A presentation by Certain Sundays / Sowieso in conjunction with Relevante Musik.  Read More