Program - Overview

Die Logik der Engel

The Logic of Angels: Llullophon

29/09/-30/10/2016 Kunsthaus Graz, Space05

Erin Gee (US/AT), Rudolf Jungwirth (AT), Johannes Kerschbaumer (IT/AT), Mateu Malondra (ES), Joanna Wozny (PL/AT), Agata Zubel (PL), Vito Žuraj (SI) & Vokalensemble NOVA (AT)

Based on a mediaeval logic machine that can even “prove” God, musikprotokoll builds an interactive sound installation at Kunsthaus. Vokalensemble NOVA deploys the Llullophone in order to marry very old with very new music.

“Die Logik der Engel” is distant vocal music from the 13th and 14th century, is miniature premieres from the here and now in a cabinet of mirrors. The basis of this fascinating journey back in time with six male voices, is an idea devised by Majorcan philosopher and theologian Ramon Llull who died 700 years ago. In his book “Ars magna” Llull describes a logic machine said to be able to distinguish between truth and lie. By rotating three mechanical disks, it was possible to combine concepts so as to form sentences supposed to serve as proof of God. Mathematicians and philosophers such as G.W. Leibniz (1646–1716) made reference to Llull’s logic machine, and modern computer science sees it as an early “generative system”, a precursor to modern computer systems based on algorithms. At musikprotokoll, Llull’s conception is reinterpreted in the form of an interactive sound installation, a Llullophone that can be viewed, heard and operated at Kunsthaus Graz.

29/09
  • Kunsthaus Graz
  • Erin Gee, Rudolf Jungwirth, Hannes Kerschbaumer, Mateu Malondra Flaquer, Joanna Wozny, Agata Zubel, Vito Zuraj, Vokalensemble NOVA
Installation
Uraufführung
29/09 – 30/10
  • Kunsthaus Graz
  • Erin Gee, Rudolf Jungwirth, Hannes Kerschbaumer, Mateu Malondra Flaquer, Joanna Wozny, Agata Zubel, Vito Zuraj, Vokalensemble NOVA
Installation
Uraufführung

Project idea Elke Tschaikner (AT), Christian Scheib (AT), Fränk Zimmer (AT/LU). Installation concept and realisation Fränk Zimmer (AT/LU). Software Thomas Musil (AT).  Production ORF musikprotokoll. Co-produced by Kunsthaus Graz, OÖ kulturquartier – Höhenrausch 2016.

L´Ocelle Mare

L’Ocelle Mare

29/09/2016 - 19:30 Kunsthaus Graz

L’Ocelle Mare (FR)

The harmonica is clamped in place, the banjo in his hands. A ticking mechanical metronome on the floor between the musician’s shoes beats time. While the audience is still reflecting on the repetitive banjo blues harp chordal suggestions just heard, French musician Thomas Bonvalet alias L’Ocelle Mare takes his solo somewhere completely different. In his fascinating, shrewd improvisational excursion he now makes use of retuned forks, a concertina, a ukulele and dried poppies. But he also throws his body into the fray, clapping, stomping and breathing. A L’Ocelle Mare solo – who is described as being as eccentric as he is inventive and ingeniously crazy – can be many things: Soundcrafting, of intense rhythm, sensuous, funny. But one thing’s for sure, it’s an experience.

29/09/2016 - 19:30
  • Kunsthaus Graz
  • L’Ocelle Mare
Konzert
Österr. Erstaufführung

In cooperation with SHAPE – Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe. Supported by the “Creative Europe” programme of the European Union. L’Ocelle Mare is SHAPE Artist 2016.

Gil Delindro

Gil Delindro

06/10/2016 - 19:30 Dom im Berg

Gil Delindro (PT)

Voidness of Touch

Every stone was once liquid, nothing in this world is rigid, everything is constantly changing shape, everything is in motion: This is what Gil Delindro points out in his art. He does so with the aid of a host of different media – he draws, photographs, makes films, performances, installations and music. But Delindro has a particular affinity for sound. He likes to work with organic materials, using his hands and contact microphones to explore the make-up of their surface, examining them under the microscope, always focusing on the immediate moment. Sand, water, soil, leaves – over the years the artist has collected all sorts of things on his extensive travels. In search of peculiarities of the location, he will also be exploring Graz’s Schloßberg ahead of his performance at musikprotokoll.

06/10/2016 - 19:30
  • Dom im Berg
  • Gil Delindro
Konzert
Österr. Erstaufführung

In cooperation with SHAPE – Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe. Supported by the “Creative Europe” programme of the European Union. Gil Delindro is SHAPE Artist 2016.

bbsg

Susanna Gartmayer / Brigitta Bödenauer

06/10/2016 - 20:30 Dom im Berg

Susanna Gartmayer / Brigitta Bödenauer (AT)

black burst sound generator

Whether in the guise of superheroines or castle damsels, Brigitta Bödenauer and Susanna Gartmayer constantly devise new approaches to music, by way of a surprising stage presence. One spans out acoustic structures and leads her listeners into the depths of space, the other makes full use of the complex tonal qualities of the bass and contra-alto clarinet: With inquiring minds, precision and persistence, the two musicians Brigitta Bödenauer and Susanna Gartmayer engage in their search for ever new sounds and musical approaches. Three qualities that they both share. While Bödenauer worked as an experimental film maker and installation artist, Gartmayer studied graphic reproduction: Two highly visual approaches to music. In addition, Brigitta Bödenauer has made a name for herself as organiser and DJ in the Viennese noise and experimental music scene. Susanna Gartmayer works in the fields of improvisation, experimental rock music, contemporary music, and multimedia sound performance, and is also a member of numerous ensembles, for example the Vegetable Orchestra. Their duo project is marked by a shared interest in rhythms and the pleasure they take in playing with their stage presence. In every performance, Gartmayer and Bödenauer take on a new role, one which also demands a new mode of playing, for instance when they appear before their audience in the guise of superheroines or mummified castle damsels. At the musikprotoll festival Susanna Gartmayer and Brigitta Bödenauer will fire up their "black burst sound generator", which they have developed specially for this occasion.

 

 

In cooperation with SHAPE – Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe. Supported by the “Creative Europe” programme of the European Union. Susanna Gartmayer is SHAPE Artist 2016.

Blixa Bargeld

Blixa Bargeld

06/10/2016 - 21:30 Dom im Berg

Blixa Bargeld

Cash or legend: The famous frontman of Einstürzende Neubauten takes to the stage at musikprotokoll as a purist and (almost) on his own.

“Other people are rich – I’m a legend”, Blixa Bargeld observed in a newspaper interview some time ago: Be that as it may, the multitalent certainly has monetary wealth in his legendary stage surname Bargeld (German for cash). A name that featured in a wide range of entwined, prominent and underground artistic paths over decades past: As frontman of Einstürzende Neubauten, as founding member of the band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, at the Festival Genialer Dilletanten in 1981, at the Salzburg Festival in 2005, in coproductions with Heiner Müller, Peter Zadek and Teho Teardo. The musician, performance artist, composer, author and actor is now set to make his debut at musikprotokoll. In Graz he is a purist, presenting an (almost) solo, assisted only by his sound technician Boris Wilsdorf. Speaking of names: The pseudonym Bargeld is a nod to Dada artist Johannes Theodor Baargeld, who died in 1927. In 2016 – exactly 100 years after the foundation of the Dada movement – the attitude behind this word is by no means an old hat for actors such as Blixa Bargeld because, as he once observed in another interview: “The destructive character is cheerful and friendly, it knows only one maxim: Making room for new things.”

 (aus: Caretos de Vila Boa de Ousilhão, from the series “WILDER MANN”, 2010-2011)

Andi Stecher

06/10/2016 - 23:00 Dom im Berg

Katharina Ernst (AT), Andi Stecher (AT), Antti Virtaranta (FI/US)

austreiben/antreiben

In the pieces for his solo debut, Andi Stecher explores the musical potential of alpine Perchten processions. Brutish, earthy, powerful, wild and elemental were qualities for which the musician tried to find acoustic analogues; states that he thought his way into while composing. Perchten also inspired him as symbolic precursors of fertility. Once the old has been driven out, the new can be pushed ahead. Andi Stecher’s solo debut is a nod to the rhythm of nature and a solemn appreciation of transition in general, as something that is constantly bringing human life to flourish anew. At musikprotokoll, “austreiben/antreiben” will be showing for the first time in the trio version, including new, as yet unpublished pieces from this series.

06/10/2016 - 23:00
  • Dom im Berg
  • Katharina Ernst, Andi Stecher, Antti Virtaranta
Konzert
Uraufführung

In cooperation with SHAPE – Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe. Supported by the “Creative Europe” programme of the European Union. Andi Stecher is SHAPE Artist 2016.

Noël Akchoté

Noël Akchoté

07/10 - 09/10, jeweils 12:00 Kunsthaus Graz / Space05

Noël Akchoté

Medieval High Noon at the Graze Llullophone

In the last few decades, it has been tempting to think of the term “deconstructivist” when hearing Noël Akchoté playing the guitar, and yet the intensity of his performance has always been diametrically opposed to this notion. Instead, he would work away polishing the sounds and the structures with spirit and an intensity verging on the manic. In whatever context: originally close to jazz, then later more free improvisation, and even later without any conceivable limits. Noël Akchoté’s guitars can take on Bruckner and Cage, Mozart and Feldman, Bach and Xenakis, and, in recent years, Josqin des Près, Guillaume de Machaut and Hildegard von Bingen. In the context of the Graz Llullophone, Noël Akchoté will therefore be paying homage to the music of around the 13th century and that of the 21st century in a short series of small lunchtime recitals in the Graz Kunsthaus.

Molekularorgel

auf molekularer ebene

07/10/2016 - 17:00 TU Graz, Neue Chemie

Klaus Dorfegger (AT), Florian Geßler (AT), Robert Gutmann (AT), Elisabeth Harnik (AT), Hannes Kerschbaumer (AT), Clemens Nachtmann (DE/AT), Dimitri Papageorgiou (GR), Ernst Christian Rinner (AT), Studio Dan (AT)

Molecules pull out all the Stops

Fourteen trumpets, fourteen trombones, seven tubas: Constantin Luser’s “Molecular organ” in the courtyard of the New Chemistry building at Graz University of Technology is a unique, playful and yet serious interactive tubular sculpture and, at the same time, a set of instruments for an entire brass band. This wondrous object was inaugurated at musikprotokoll in 2010, then things went quiet for a while with this sound sculpture. The composers from Graz, from the association known as die andere saite, have now set out to breathe new musical life into the molecular organ. The Studio Dan formation founded by trombonist Daniel Riegler will interpret the nine premieres for molecular organ. Here’s hoping that air molecules will once again pull out all the stops.

07/10/2016 - 17:00
  • TU Graz, Neue Chemie
  • Klaus Dorfegger, Studio Dan
Konzert
Uraufführung
07/10/2016 - 17:00
  • TU Graz, Neue Chemie
  • Robert Gutmann, Studio Dan
Konzert
Uraufführung
07/10/2016 - 17:00
  • TU Graz, Neue Chemie
  • Elisabeth Harnik, Studio Dan
Konzert
Uraufführung
07/10/2016 - 17:00
  • TU Graz, Neue Chemie
  • Hannes Kerschbaumer, Studio Dan
Konzert
Uraufführung
07/10/2016 - 17:00
  • TU Graz, Neue Chemie
  • Clemens Nachtmann, Studio Dan
Konzert
Uraufführung
07/10/2016 - 17:00
  • TU Graz, Neue Chemie
  • Ernst Christian Rinner, Studio Dan
Konzert
Uraufführung

Production Verein die andere saite. In co-operation with ORF musikprotokoll. The Molekularorgel is a BIG ART Kunst & Bau project.

Zeynep Gedizlioglu

RSO Wien & Klangforum Wien

07/10/2016 - 19:30 Helmut List Halle

Zeynep Gedizlioğlu (TR), Vito Žuraj (SI), Klangforum Wien (AT), ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien (AT), Johannes Kalitzke (DE)

Size Does Matter: Un Concert Grandiose
A summit meeting: The ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra meets Klangforum Wien.

An orchestra and an ensemble of soloists, the two most important orchestras of contemporary music in Austria – the RSO Vienna and Klangforum Wien – on stage together. This extremely exquisite constellation paves the way for an artistic summit meeting of classical European modernism of the early 21st century. All the possibilities of a full orchestral experience of sound combined with all the possible refinements of an ensemble-based collective of soloists lay the foundations for excellent new music and, ultimately, for a new genre of profound exploration of European music (pre)history and innovative, inventive music for the dawning 21st century. Turkish composer Zeynep Gedizlioğlu has been commissioned to create a contemporary “Concerto Grosso”, that will premiere at musikprotokoll, conducted by Johannes Kalitzke. Her latest piece is a commission from Radio Österreich 1 and musikprotokoll. Slovene Vito Žuraj also takes up the challenge of devising a piece for two outstanding orchestras. His work for ensemble and orchestra promises a full-bodied sound experience and will be staged for the first time in Austria.

07/10/2016 - 19:30
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Vito Zuraj, Klangforum Wien
Konzert
07/10/2016 - 19:30
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Vito Zuraj, RSO Wien
Konzert
Österr. Erstaufführung
07/10/2016 - 19:30
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Zeynep Gedizlioğlu, RSO Wien & Klangforum Wien
Konzert
Uraufführung
07/10/2016 - 19:30
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Vito Zuraj, RSO Wien & Klangforum Wien
Konzert
Österr. Erstaufführung

Supported by Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung

Alvin Lucier

Alvin Lucier

07/10/2016 - 21:00 Helmut List Halle / Kunstuniversität Graz, Aula

Alvin Lucier (US), Charles Curtis Quartet (US/DE)

Eighty-five-year-old American Alvin Lucier scrutinises and challenges music’s individual elements until they reunite to form a new whole. For musikprotokoll he follows the movement of cellist Charles Curtis.

The Latin word “com-ponere” means “to put together”. In European languages the term has evolved to describe a person who writes music, that is someone who puts together more or less pre-determined building blocks – sounds, tones, rhythms – as a professional. Looked at that way, Alvin Lucier is not a composer – putting together building blocks is not exactly his cup of tea. Quite the contrary. Examining and challenging these building blocks so as to turn them into music is far more to his taste, with brainwaves generating percussion music and wires causing an endless buzzing all by themselves. Sound waves begin to play with each other; Lucier’s voice traverses spaces, disintegrating language, en passant. His most famous piece “I Am Sitting in a Room” is a particularly pure and minimalistic examination of the voice-space relationship. For musikprotokoll 2016 the eighty-five-year-old “composer” sets out on a new journey once more, with the movement of cellist Charles Curtis’s bow arm serving both as the starting point and end point of his endeavours: The Charles Curtis Quartet will be performing Alvin Lucier’s music in Graz.

07/10/2016 - 21:00
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Alvin Lucier, Charles Curtis Quartet
Konzert
Uraufführung
Bildsujet, Renald Deppe

one bubble muggle meets double trouble

07/10/2016 - 23:00 Helmut List Halle

one bubble muggle meets double trouble – Renald Deppe (DE), Hassan Z. Farahani (IR), Manu Mayr (AT)

music engenders wonder. wonder engenders freedom. freedom engenders work. work engenders work!
Trio premiere: Multitasker Renald Deppe joins forces for the first time with an established virtuoso and a rising wizard of live electronic music.

“On the Shifting of Cultural Cartographies” is the subtitle of steirischer herbst 2016. Renald Deppe’s personal artistic map too has seen many a shift – thanks to his exceptional, explorative energy that unceasingly pushes him in various directions. Since the 1970s he has, among other things, repeatedly travelled around Iran, engaging in a lively dialogue with contemporary musicians in this seemingly secluded country. Born in Tehran in 1987, composer and electronic musician Hassan Zanjirani Farahani has come to be one of Renald Deppe’s favourite artistic partners. A saxophonist, clarinettist, teacher, thinker, author, artist, musician, traveller, graphic artist, event organiser, improviser, composer and conceiver, constantly driven by curiosity and his inquiring mind, Renald Deppe frequently invites younger musicians to collaborate with him. Thus the trio constellation at this year’s musikprotokoll is a premiere: Deppe and Farahani will be joined by double bassist Manu Mayr and Renald Deppe will once again be mapping uncharted artistic territory, background noise calligraphy included.

musikprotokoll

Ö1 live in Graz

04/10 & 08/10/2016 Kunsthaus Graz

Albert Hosp (AT), Lothar Knessl (AT), Bernhard Trebuch (AT), Colin Mason (UK/AT)

It took some time for contemporary music to find its way into the programme schedule of Österreich 1. Back then Lothar Knessl was producing his first broadcasts: On Sunday, October 15 1967 at 23.10, for example, he reported on experimental music at the Warsaw music festival. Exactly one year later, ORF founded musikprotokoll in Graz as Austria’s first contemporary music festival. Of course, Lothar Knessl was involved. And at eighty-nine he continues to be involved, presenting programmes, travelling to festivals, awaiting premieres, keeping an expert, critical and loving eye on current music scenes. As one of Albert Hosp’s guests at the Ö1 Klassiktreffpunkt, which will be broadcast live from Graz, Lothar Knessl talks about his life on the pulse of contemporary music and his many decades of experience.

konfrontationen 6

konfrontationen 6

08/10/2016 - 17:00 Dom im Berg

Musikgymnasium Graz, Stiftsgymnasium Admont, Ortweinschule, BRG Körösi u.a.

The Next Generation!

People suffering from arithmomania, the compulsion to count, had better steer clear of this musikprotokoll event: Artists and school students from Graz have joined forces to create works dealing with “musical numbers” which will be presented one afternoon. Two years ago “konfrontationen”, a culture education project in which creative folks from various disciplines linked up with young people to realise artistic concepts, was presented at musikprotokoll for the first time. Apart from the tremendously energetic atmosphere, the number of unusual ideas ensuing from this creative constellation was particularly remarkable. Will it be as inspiring again? You can count on it.

With Musikgymnasium Graz, Stiftsgymnasium Admont, Ortweinschule, BRG Körösi et al. Co-produced by Conto musicale, Landesschulrat für Steiermark, ORF musikprotokoll.

Aleph Gitarrenquartett

Aleph Gitarrenquartett

08/10/2016 - 19:30 Helmut List Halle

Bernhard Lang (AT), Gerhard E. Winkler (AT), Martin Smolka (CZ), Aleph Quartett (DE), Daisy Press (US)

Cold Songs

Some pieces of music never lose their power to captivate and challenge interpreters and audience alike, and they also have a particular fascination for ever new generations of composers. One of these almost mystical moments in musical history is Franz Schubert’s “Winterreise”, which serves as a source of inspiration and starting point for the work of Bernhard Lang and Gerhard E. Winkler. “Winterreise” as a cold trip and a frosty Blues – the two composers’ approaches to Schubert’s song cycle could not be more different. What the two pieces have in common though, is that they were both written for the Aleph Quartett and New York-based singer Daisy Press.

08/10/2016 - 19:30
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Gerhard E.Winkler, Aleph Gitarrenquartett
Konzert
Uraufführung
08/10/2016 - 22:30
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Martin Smolka, Aleph Gitarrenquartett
Konzert
Uraufführung

The piece by Gerhard E. Winkler is the Emil-Breisach-Kompositionsauftrag 2016.

Die Logik der Engel: Stimmen

Die Logik der Engel: Stimmen

08/10/2016 - 21:00 Helmut List Halle

Erin Gee (US/AT), Rudolf Jungwirth (AT), Johannes Kerschbaumer (IT/AT), Mateu Malondra (ES), Joanna Wozny (PL/AT), Agata Zubel (PL), Vito Žuraj (SI) & Vokalensemble NOVA (AT)

Based on a mediaeval logic machine that can even “prove” God, musikprotokoll builds an interactive sound installation at Kunsthaus. Vokalensemble NOVA deploys the Llullophone in order to marry very old with very new music.

“Die Logik der Engel” is distant vocal music from the 13th and 14th century, is miniature premieres from the here and now in a cabinet of mirrors. The basis of this fascinating journey back in time with six male voices, is an idea devised by Majorcan philosopher and theologian Ramon Llull who died 700 years ago. In his book “Ars magna” Llull describes a logic machine said to be able to distinguish between truth and lie. By rotating three mechanical disks, it was possible to combine concepts so as to form sentences supposed to serve as proof of God. Mathematicians and philosophers such as G.W. Leibniz (1646–1716) made reference to Llull’s logic machine, and modern computer science sees it as an early “generative system”, a precursor to modern computer systems based on algorithms.  The concert version will be staged at the Helmut List Halle by Vokalensemble NOVA, who specialise in very, very old and new music.

08/10/2016 - 21:00
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Vito Zuraj, Vokalensemble NOVA
Konzert
Uraufführung
08/10/2016 - 21:00
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Anonymus 13. Jhdt., Vokalensemble NOVA
Konzert
08/10/2016 - 21:00
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Erin Gee, Vokalensemble NOVA
Konzert
Uraufführung
08/10/2016 - 21:00
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Adam de la Halle, Vokalensemble NOVA
Konzert
08/10/2016 - 21:00
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Mateu Malondra, Vokalensemble NOVA
Konzert
Uraufführung
08/10/2016 - 21:00
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Rudolf Jungwirth, Vokalensemble NOVA
Konzert
Uraufführung
08/10/2016 - 21:00
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Hannes Kerschbaumer, Vokalensemble NOVA
Konzert
Uraufführung
08/10/2016 - 21:00
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Anonymus 13. Jhdt., Vokalensemble NOVA
Konzert

Projektidee Elke Tschaikner (AT), Christian Scheib (AT), Fränk Zimmer (AT/LU).
Produktion ORF musikprotokoll. Koproduktion Kunsthaus Graz, OÖ kulturquartier – Höhenrausch 2016.

Demi Broxa

Demi Broxa

08/10/2016 - 23:00 Helmut List Halle

Agnes Hvizdalek (AT), Jakob Schneidewind (AT)

Organic electronic music meets vocals with an electronic touch. Demi Broxa is the joint project of two musicians who have been researching the world of sound with passion and meticulous precision for many years, probing ever deeper into the sound microcosm of their instruments. In her search for new vocal sounds, Agnes Hvizdalek thinks like an electronic musician: In structures, frequencies, tones, highs and lows. Jakob Schneidewind, best known as the bassist of Elektro Guzzi, is a master at weaving techno rhythms with his bass which also pop up from time to time in Demi Broxa’s music. Drawing on a highly versatile sound vocabulary, he reacts lightning fast to Hvizdalek’s abrupt vocal variations, sometimes setting the duo’s musical course, which is always decided on the spur of the moment. Based on free improvisation, Demi Broxa conjure up ever new soundscapes in their concerts.

08/10/2016 - 23:00
  • Helmut List Halle
  • Jakob Schneidewind, Agnes Hvizdalek
Konzert

In cooperation with SHAPE – Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe. Supported by the “Creative Europe” programme of the European Union. Jakob Schneidewind is SHAPE Artist 2016.

Paradise

Paradise

09/10/2016 - 19:30 MUMUTH

Martin Hiendl (DE), Beat Furrer (AT), Dimitrios Polisoidis (AT), Judith Selenko (AT), Hartmut Schörghofer (AT)

Split selves and hybrid bodies: In Martin Hiendl’s walk-in opera installation the audience decides what they want to hear.

“The cyborg would not recognize the Garden of Eden; it is not made of mud and cannot dream of returning to dust”, writes Donna Haraway in “A Cyborg Manifesto”. In his opera installation for eight voices, ensemble, electronics and video, inspired by this dystopian idea, German composer Martin Hiendl sends two protagonists on a search for their natural voices. One of them – she – might have been a cyborg once, a creature of technology, a human machine, a machine-like human, an asexual being, and yet driven by a desire to know more about her origins. She has doubts about her identity. Having turned into a mass product, her voice no longer signifies her uniqueness. The other one – he/she/it – is a new entity: A golem, Frankenstein or puppeteer, a living thing striving for individuality. A relationship develops between the two that tells of the nature and boundaries of identity, of hybrid bodies, split egos and the need for recognition. We are in paradise, in the Garden of Eden, which we don’t recognise, which never existed. It is but a human invention – paradise means no more than a word, a combination of eight letters to a cyborg. This garden is a place designed for people to walk around. “Paradise” is an opera consisting not of chronological sequences, but of spatialised scenes, of walk-in spaces. The music and bodies are trapped in these spaces, leaving it to the audience when to enter a scene and when to leave it.

09/10/2016 - 19:30
  • MUMUTH
  • Martin Hiendl
Konzert
Uraufführung

Martin Hiendl is winner of the Johann-Joseph-Fux-Opernkomposition prize by Land Steiermark. Production Kunstuniversität Graz. In cooperation with ORF musikprotokoll.

Deena Abdelwahed

Deena Abdelwahed

09/10/2016 - 23:00 esc medien kunst labor

Deena Abdelwahed (TN)

Ö1 Kunstradio: All Hail Mother Internet
Musician and artist Deena Abdelwahed presents her award-winning radio art performance on the living conditions of Tunisian millennials at the musikprotokoll.

Who would I be if there was no Internet? Searching for an answer to this question, Deena Abdelwahed has developed a semi-theatrical radio art performance that tells of the everyday conflicts between Tunisia’s Generation Y and their parents, of fragile and vulnerable young identities in the field of tension between traditional Islam and modern Western lifestyle. “All Hail Mother Internet” was one of two works commissioned by Deutschlandradio Kultur and CTM Festival as part of the 2016 Radio Lab, which, in response to tightening asylum rules, set out this year to open up “New Geographies”, rejecting all essentialist ideas of culture. In cooperation with Ö1 Kunstradio, Deena Abdelwahed’s performance is set to take place at the esc medien kunst labor where, as part of the 2016 steirischer herbst festival, collectives from a wide variety of artistic disciplines will be elaborating new networks for these new geographies.

Co-produced by Deutschlandradio Kultur – Hörspiel/Klangkunst, CTM Festival. In cooperation with Goethe-Institut, ORF musikprotokoll, Ö1 Kunstradio, esc medien kunst labor und SoCCoS – the Sound of Culture, the Culture of Sound initiative.

club panamur

club panamur

24/09 – 15/10 Orpheum Extra

Kuenta i Tambu (NL), Sarah Farina (DE), Moddi (NO), Marmo & Harmlos (Pomeranze) (AT), Lotic (US), Kablam (SE), Why Be (DK/KP), Flamingods, live (GB/BH), Aïsha Devi (CH), $$$TAG$$$ (EG), Bosaina (EG), Hussein Sherbini (EG), Ismael (EG), NAA (EG), u.a.

On four weekends during the festival, club panamur invites you to the Orpheum with a transnational programme of music and subversively playful architecture.

club panamur is a temporary venue, a pop-up retreat for the festival nights, a meeting point beyond the genre categories of the music industry. The programme looks at the intersections between global music and club cultures and focuses on hybrid forms of music, boundary crossings and the mixing of sounds, genres and working methods. Tambutronic from the Caribbean, Ethiopian Funk and shamanistic Rave, Cold Wave from Japan, Psychedelic Pop from Bahrain and various DJ collectives from Cairo, Berlin and Lisbon: Eleven concerts and DJ nights at club panamur invite international musicians to Graz to conjure up their scene for a night. Especially for these nights, artist Georg Klüver-Pfandtner and architect Stefan Beer create a shimmering, vital club parasite that digs down deep into its host – the Orpheum – and infiltrates the renowned performance venue playfully, subversively and subtly. The artists “queer” the rooms, shifting entrances, rotating familiar visual axes and perspectives and creating a darkly glamorous dance floor in the heart of the club. The foyer also becomes an inviting space, with an improvised Laubenschenke bar, drawing on the traditional Buschenschank as its visual inspiration, but exaggerating and distorting it, humorously mixing in absurd arrangements of objects.

Find more informations about this project here:
http://steirischerherbst.at/english/Programm/club-panamur

Club music curator: Norman Palm. Club architecture: Stefan Beer (AT) – junger_beer, Georg Klüver-Pfandtner (AT). Commissioned by steirischer herbst. In cooperation with SHAPE – Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe. With the support of the “Creative Europe” programme of the European Union. Kablam, Dj Nigger Fox and Aïsha Devi are SHAPE artists.