Fri, 16 Sep 2022

8 – 10 pm, Studio

ensemble mosaik and Anna Hauf with a premiere by Clemens Gadenstätter

ES and AnderES: Concert Installation (2022), premiere performance
Clemens Gadenstätter: composition
Lisa Spalt: text & video
Anna Hauf: soprano
ensemble mosaik
Conducted by: Enno Poppe

Funded by the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung and the SKE austromechana


Thu, 22 Sep 2022

8 – 10 pm, Studio

Pony Says with works by Uikyung Lee (UA), Yiran Zhao and Jessie Marino and Martin Schüttler

Pony Says is a trio specialising in contemporary music and free improvisation. Its members perform solo or as a duo/trio and collaborate with other creative artists from the fields of video, performance and site-specific art.

Jessie Marino – An Ideal Hour: Collages with Tom. For and with Pony Says (2022)
Yiran Zhao – Negative Spaces (2021)
Ui-Kyung Lee – Eine Ballade zu triefenden überflüssigen Fantasien. For Keyboard, E-Gitarre, E-Drumset, Electronics and Video (2022). Composed for Pony Says
Martin Schüttler – Verstreute Lieder. Eine post-individuelle Aneignung (2021)


10 pm, Studiofoyer
DJ Set: Phillip Sollmann

Fri, 23 Sep 2022

6 – 7:30 pm, Studio

Lange//Berweck//LorenzWorks for a Synthesizer Trio, by Kirsten Reese, Christof Ogiermann, Midori Hirano, Korhan Erel and Alvin Lucier. Includes performances on historical synthesizers at the Akademie der Künste.

Lange//Berweck//Lorenz is an electroacoustic trio in Berlin. In this lineup, the trio performs scores for electric and electronic musical instruments reviving a repertoire from the past and collaborating with present-day composers on new works.

Synthesizer – Silke Lange, Sebastian Berweck, Martin Lorenz

Kirsten Reese – Porpoise (2019)
Korhan Erel – Soundtracking (2021)
Midori Hirano – Forests and Tides (2021)
Alvin Lucier – Risonanza (1982)
Ogiermann together with Lange//Berweck//Lorenz – HARK 1b (2022)


8 – 10 pm, Hall 3
Concert  / Walking Concert

Netta WeiserRadio-Choreography: Hereafter, premiere performance

In her Radio-Choreographies, Netta Weiser uses choreographic practise to explore the possibilities of acoustic translations, using multichannel electronics for the concert installation.


10 pm,  Lobby under the staircase in case of bad weather
Late Night Performance

Female Laptop Orchestra, Site-specific performance
FLO & FRIENDS: City Jam Berlin 

After performances in Melbourne and Zagreb in 2019, the Female Laptop Orchestra (FLO) continues their collaboration with the Japanese dance artists Fumi Tomioka, Aki Kawashita and Hiromi Hijikata, exploring telematic music-making inspired by movement and made possible by the internet. For the performance at KONTAKTE ʼ22, a selection of dance videos depicting “the landscapes inside and outside of us” will be streamed to Berlin, mixed with the locally and remotely produced sonic textures of flute, trumpet, cello, piano, percussion, live electronics, voice and soundscapes, and spatialised.

FLO artists (in Berlin):
Nela Brown (HR) - Soundscapes and electronics
Magdalena Chudy (PL) - Cello
Maria Mannone (IT) - Flute, trumpet, piano and percussion
Ada Mathea Hoel (NO) - Voice and electronics

FLO performers (remote):
Roser Domingo (ES) - Visuals, flute and electronics, streaming from Valencia, Spain
Léa Ikkache (FR) - Voice and electronics, streaming from Poitiers, France

Dance artists:
Fumi Tomioka (JP)
Aki Kawashita (JP)
Hiromi Hijikata (JP)

*in case of bad weather in the studio foyer


Sat, 24 Sep 2022

11 am ‒ 12 noon, Clubroom

Female Laptop Orchestra: bridging continents, countries and culture through telematic music performance

Nela Brown on the Female Laptop Orchestra

12 noon – 1.30 pm, Clubroom
Discussion Panel

Music with Electroacoustics Today
DEGEM Talk on the Current Situation.

On the Podium: Helga de la Motte, Christina Kubisch, Jens Uwe Dyffort, Clemens von Reusner.
Moderation: Julia H. Schröder

2 ‒ 3:30 pm, Clubroom

Upheavals/Cracks/Outbursts – Moments of Artistic “Reset” / Experiencing (Artistic) Crises

New orientation, reevaluations, changing perspectives

Discussion panel with Nela Brown, Johannes Kreidler, Netta Weiser and Maximilian Marcoll

4 – 6 pm, Hall 3

Berliner Lautsprecherorchester – Über Landschaften und Räume

Students at the HfM and the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) present new works of electroacoustic music, including a piece by Akademie member Kirsten Reese.

KLANGZEITORT, the Institut für Neue Musik Berlin, perceives itself as a laboratory for musical composition and a reflective approach to contemporary music. A joint institution of the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) and the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” (HfM), KLANGZEITORT is, above all, a forum for students and teachers.

Mert Moralı – Landscapes Made of Humans (2022, premiere)
Raimonda Žiūkaitė – Sielvartas (2022, premiere)
Connor Shafran – pOweR !!!1! (2022, premiere)
Marta Talvet – Syntax of the Sea (2022, premiere)
Dustin Zorn – Membranophonie (2022, premiere)
Kirsten Reese – Deckkraft (opacity) (2011)


6 – 8 pm, Hall 3

DEGEM annual concert and awarding of the Thomas Seelig Fixed Media Prize to Jonty Harrison 
Jury: Teresa Carrasco, Verena Hentschel, Bettina Wackernagel

With works of Simon Bahr, Clemens von Reusner, Antje Vowinckel, Christian Banasik, Hanna Hartmann and Gerald Eckert

As well as Jonty Harrison ( Laureate of the 2022 Thomas Seelig Fixed Media Prize)

Simon Bahr – Well-Planned Theft, fixed media stereo (2022)
Clemens von Reusner – Ideale Landschaft Nr. 6 8-channel fixed media (2020) 
Antje Vowinckel – Second floor4-channel fixed media (2022)
Christian Banasik – voices from belowAudiovisual work (2021/22)
Hanna Hartmann – Fog Factory, fixed media stereo (2020). 
Commissioned by SEAMS (Society for Electroacoustic Music in Sweden)
Gerald Eckert – Schemen – Feld 30, for double bass clarinet and electronics, 4-channel  (2017)


9 – 10.30 pm, Studio

ACHK: ACHK DREI (2022, premiere), Performance for two electric guitars and live electronics

Maximilian Marcoll ‒ composer, sound artist and performer. Marcoll’swork explores the political potential of music and sound.

Electric guitars: Timm Roller, Thilo Ruck
Electronics: Maximilian Marcoll


10.30 pm, Studiofoyer
Daniela Huerta aka Baby Vulture: DJ Set

Sun, 25 Sep 2022

11 am ‒ 6 pm, ONLINE, FM 88.4
Radio Conference

Radio(non)Konferenz I

The event will be broadcast from the Studio for Electroacoustic Music at the Akademie der Künste on Akademie-Radio, live on 88.4 MHz in Berlin & 90.7 MHz in Potsdam & online.

Radio(non)Konferenz I is a cooperation between Radio-Choreography, and the Studio for Electroacoustic Music at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin.

Conceived and moderated by Netta Weiser and Anna Leon
Production: Annett Hardegen

Supported by the Hauptstadtkulturfonds