06.04.2019 – For the opening of the exhibition “The Negative Space – Sculpture and Installation in the 20th/21st century“ at ZKM Karlsruhe gksh will give a lecture on “Sculptural Aspects in Loudspeaker Music”on Saturday the 06.04.2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the KUBUS of ZKM.
23.02 – 25.02.2019 – Dummy head recording of spatial sound-composition Semaphor for Helder tenor recorder and IKO at CUBE, Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics Graz with Susanne Fröhlich und Frank Schultz.
10.01.2019 – After almost 4 years the artistic-research project “Orchestrating Space by Icosahedral Loudspeaker” (OSIL) has come to a very happy ending. We would like to say thank you to all the contributors, colleagues, guests, listeners, curators, friends. IT WAS A PLEASURE.
Last year the final concert of the Edgard Varèse professorship at SIM Berlin was reviewed by the New York quarterly magazine of literature and the arts The Hudson Review. The article “Curious Conjunctions in Berlin” wonderfully written by Elizabeth Lyon can be found online here (gleAMreview) – scroll down until you see the IKO….! and […]
13.10. – 20.10. 2018 – The workshop intends to explore architectural sensibilities beyond the “Visual” that the event title suggests. Starting from acoustic field experiments, participants will be called to analyse the -emergent- sonic dimension of the built environment.
10.09. – 12.09.2018 – Within the 3-day workshop it is possible to work and experiment with the 3 IEM Icosahedral Loudspeakers (IKO). There will be enough time for discussion and exchange of concepts and ideas in between.
14.08.2018 – After first experiments with the Wave Field Synthesis systems at TU studios Berlin and UdK/Sound Studies Berlin, the new spatial sound-composition was installed and further developed at the Department for Informatics of HAW Hamburg.
13.07.2018 – For the opening of Brud’s “The Donut of Confusion” show Aditya Mandayam, gksh and Juan-Pablo Villegas where re-interpreting the space of “große Halle” at Kunstverein München as an audio-visual Ambisonics instrument in a live performance. k.m.
16.11. – 17.11.2017 – Final concert of the cooperation between Hemholtz-Zentrum Berlin and gksh. After two years of research, exchange and composition the results will be presented in 4 concerts within 2 days in the BESSY II building at Adlershof Berlin.
An International Conference on the Spatiality of Sound 2‒4 November 2017A collaboration between DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, the Dublin School of Creative Arts and GradCAM Lecture on verbalization of sculptural sound phenomena in loudspeaker environments. grrawe (8 channel version) ist part of the concert programme. http://soundingout2017.com/
Continuing the work on Semaphore within the Edgard Varèse professorship at TU Berlin (Spatial Practices V). A space sound composition for IKO and Helder Tenor Recorder. A collaboration with Susanne Fröhlich.
EDGARD VARÈSE PROFFESSORSHIP WS 17/18 TU BERLIN PROGRAM Spatial Practices I-X SEMINAR I – SPATIAL PRACTICES I Composing with Sculptural Sound Phenomena in Computer Music. Practical seminar on terms and compositional considerations in advanced loudspeaker environments. The concept of the sculptural in computer music will be explained, learned and implemented in compositioninal practice. Based on […]
gksh was announced next Edgard-Varèse guest professor of DAAD and TU Berlin. The activities within the professorship will be titled SPATIAL PRACTICES I-X. gksh will be teaching two main seminars Composing Sculptural Sound Phenomena in Computer Music and Spatial Concepts in the Sonic Arts as well as hosting a series of interviews on spatial practices […]
07.07.2017 3 p.m. University for Music Karlsruhe with Elena Ungeheuer performing the keynote for the conference on Sound in Music Karlsruhe. Space Always Matters. Does Spatialized Music Tell Us Any News?
24.06.2017 6:30 p.m. Bundesstrasse, Lucerne Performative live radio play for one speaker and live electronics das Meer – the Sea is a three-part literary-musical narrative by the Suhrkamp author Gunther Geltinger and the sound artist and composer Geriet K. Sharma. Speaker: Verena Lercher Live electronics: gksh Voices: Simon T. Roden I Georgette Dee Length 33’00’’
Berliner Editionen 1-4 08.02 – 11.02.2017 7:30 p.m. Uferstudios Berlin An interface for composers, dancers and musicians. Concept and direction: Penelope Wehrli Composition and Musical direction: Gerriet K. Sharma Choreographic development and dance: Jutta Hell, Dieter Baumann (Rubato) Electric guitar: Alejandra Cardenas Bassoon: Stephanie Hupperich Percussion: Alexander Nickmann Funded by Hauptstadtkulturfond Berlin.
OPENING 23.10.2016 Sklupturen-Museum Glaskasten Marl … The room chosen by the composer – the FRENCH PAVILLION IN ZAGREB – is itself the important instrument here. What is examined both inside and outside: the space as an element of the compositional process. Not least by virtue of its structural characteristics and the materials used, which exert […]
PERFORMANCE 24.09.2016 8 p.m. Box of LT Performatives Live-Hörstück für Sprecher, Stimmen und Live-Elektronik das Meer – the Sea is a three-part literary-musical narrative by the Suhrkamp author Gunther Geltinger and the sound artist and composer Gerriet K. Sharma. Speaker: Verena Lercher Composition and live electronics: gksh Text: Gunther Geltinger Voices: Simon T. Roden I […]
Cooperation between the research group at Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin and gksh of BESSY II VSR. By mid-2017 five sound sculptures will be produced using the icosahedral loudspeaker on the basis of the synchrotron data. The storage ring BESSY II VSR in Adlershof produces extremely brilliant photon pulses from the long-wave terahertz range to the hard […]
SPACE-RESERACH project by Peneolope Wehrli Choreographic development and dance: Jutta Hell, Dieter Baumann (Rubato) Programming and Interface-Design: Joa Glasstetter Composition and Musical direction: gksh Reacitve Ensemblecomposition for basson, e-guitar, percussion and live-electronic Funded by Hauptstadtkulturfond Berlin