The focus of the seminar Media Literacy is on the individual main topics of the students. The goal is to create a multimedia presentation based on a concrete artifact. The two short films ‘The Gadget Lover’ and ‘copy.paste’ are presented here as practical works.
From July 8 to 10, the 2021 annual conference of the AG Auditive Medienkulturen & Sound Studies in the Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft will take place in Lüneburg for the second time.
From May 10th to 15th, 2021, there will be over 80 presentations on media art, electroacoustic music and immersive sound production in workshops, lectures, roundtables and tutorials. Participation as a visitor is possible online.
Malte pellet‘s work on drum machines (“Futurhythmaschinen”) has been published… The listening sessions contained therein, including links to the music samples, as individual digressions can be found on our ((audio)) website. The sessions allow you to do exactly what the web is good at: click, listen, and read while doing so. A series of trailers of the ” Futurhythmaschinen “, as addictive as the episodes of some Netflix series.
Good news! Malte Pelleter’s “Futurhythmaschien” has been published and is now available in Open Access.
In 2021, the Cross Innovation Class enters its third round. Interdisciplinary teams, which consist of students from different universities, will again deal with challenges from the practical field of the creative industries. The main focus of the inter-university student project in the summer semester is ’21 is Smart City & Urban Tech’.
In January, a series of guest lectures focused on the aesthetics and composition of artistic soundscapes. The four lectures were given by international artists*. Among them: Fredrik Mathias Josefson (new media artist), Zoe Yi-Cheng Lin (AI & VR music), Luong Hue Trinh (experimental electroacoustic music) and Ángela Hoyos Gómez (new media artist).
From the 4th to the 6th of March 2021, ((audio)) will host the annual conference of the AG Auditive Kultur & Sound Studies of the Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft.
On 25.09. the workshop ‘A life in Samples’ took place as the final event of the seminar ‘Digital Sampling Techniques’. The guest was the New York based artist Tony Rainwater (Anthony Abbadessa), who exclusively presented his unique and creative sample workflow. The event was accompanied by a discussion on the question of whether and to what extent there are limits to the technique of sampling.
Annika Hachmeister and Frieder Behrens demonstrate with the Telemin that a simple telescopic rod, a few sensors and a computer can be used to create an innovative musical instrument. As an interface, the Telemin offers musicians the opportunity to overcome barriers to digital instruments and gain access to interpretative approaches.
The professional groups of sound, lighting and event technology are not the focus of music research – and even less so are the women who work in these professions. Annika Hachmeister’s bachelor thesis on this topic is currently available in the area of ‘Research’ – current scientific papers
The Music WorX Accelerator is entering a new round: In 2020 Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft will again be looking for innovative business models at the interface between music and technology.
The ((audio))-team has created a playlist. For all occasions and the whole family!
The audiopaper by Lukas Iden and Sophia Tobis was created during a seminar by Malte Pelleter and Johannes Ismaiel-Wendt. It appeared on the website of the AG Auditive Media Cultures and Sound Studies.
The sound installations ‘Call For Action*’ and ‘Connection is made…’ interact with the mobile devices of their viewers* and thereby illuminate different aspects of the relationship between the human being and his or her means of media communication. This is achieved, among other things, by looking back into monophonic times and by revealing the silent operations of the mobile device (see videos).
It rattles, whistles and drums. What is clear is that this artifact is about making yourself heard. The protest machine is equipped with everyday objects – such as pots and pans – which unfold loud qualities here. For the first demonstration in the lecture hall corridor (see video), the whole thing was staged with a surveillance camera and monitor, in order to also address the control of public space.
In the research area of the llaudioll.de website current scientific work is available for viewing and downloading. Newly arrived are bachelor and master theses with the following focal points: Postcolonial perspectives on music trends; streaming and curated playlists; the effects of the restructuring of music on the net; sound design in the e-automotive industry.
Introduction: Working with Sound in Urban Environments
… opens the concept of sound art to popular sound cultures, gender discourses, technical and media culture, postcolonial transformations, political actions and reflections, institutional critique, sonic fiction and much more.
On March 5th, Prof. Dr. Rolf Großmann and Dr. Malte Pelleter will give a talk about the history of German electronic music. The event will take place in Tunis at the B7L9 Art Station. The lecture will be held in English.