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CD-Recordings of Semaphor at CUBE/IEM

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.

The Hudson Review New York on gleAM

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 […]

Talk at Kuenstlerhaus Graz

08.11.2018 – 06:00 p.m. – Round table – gksh, Constantinos Miltiadis, Elisabeth Fiedler, and Juergen Dehm – ON Immersion, Sculpture and Sound.

OSIL final Symposium

13.09. – 14-09.2018 – The sympoisium finalizes our compact spherical loudspeaker array research from the past 4 years, Orchestrating Space by Icosahedral Loudspeaker (OSIL).

IKO/OSIL International Summer School at MUMUTH Graz

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.

SIMMRRRRRN with WFS at HAW Hamburg

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.

Performance at Kunstverein München

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.

Masterclass at HAW Hamburg

04.06. – 07.06.2018 – Composing with Sculptural Sound Phenomena in Virtual Auditory Environments  

Semaphor Lab

09.05 – 12.05.2018 – Research and Rehearsals for the new piece for Helder Tenor Recorder and IKO at IEM Graz with Susanne Fröhlich.

Hugh crash-so far-not guilty

30.04. – 01.05.2018 – First works on new piece for solo bassoon and 4 headphones.1 with Stephanie Hupperich. Premiere 2019 year in Berlin.

Towards the Expanded Field at HDA Graz

Towards the Expanded Field – experimental and interdisciplinary approaches to immaterial spatiotemporal environments – Performances, Lectures, Exhibition

Workshop at HfBK Hamburg

26.01. – 27.01.2018 – with the experimental film class Katharina Pethke. Reflections on sound-picture relations: strategies, experiments and fears of loss.    


I wish you all the very best for 2018! Thank you for 2017! gksh    

SIMMRRRN – new piece in WFS at TU Berlin

Developing a new spatial sound-composition in Wave-Field-Synthesis at the Electronic Studio of the TU Berlin as part of the Edgard Varèse professorship (Spatial Practices VII.).

Insonic 2017

07.12. – 10.12.2017 A workshop, two lectures and a concert at ZKM Karlsruhe

gleAM at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

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.

Lecture and concert at Sounding out the Space Dublin

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.

”Semaphor” continued

Continuing the work on Semaphor 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.

SPATIAL PRACTICES – Edgard Varèse professorship

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 Edgard Varèse professor 17/18

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 […]

Keynote performance at MusA Karlsruhe

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?

“Semaphor” with Susanne Fröhlich

30.06.2017 gksh starts with the work on Semaphor, a space sound composition for IKO and Helder Tenor Recorder. A collaboration with Susanne Fröhlich.

“das Meer – the Sea” live at Analog Lucerne

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’’

IKO Tour 2017

07.06. – 18.06.2017 gksh and Frank Schultz at the three week IKO Tour. Lectures, performances and concerts at HAW Hambrug, KONTAKTE festival Berlin and at ZKM Karlsruhe.  

“Eadweard’s Ears – Muybridge extended” Premiere Berlin

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.

IKO Cologne Concert

CONCERT 17.11.2016 8 p.m. University of Applied Sciences – Karl-Schüssler Saal Concert with mirage 1, 4 & 6 and the IKO.

{kA}: Oblivous to Gravity at European Sound Art Award 2016

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 […]


07.10.2016 7:30 p.m. Ira-Malaniuk-Saal, Reiterkaserne Graz Defense: Composing with Sculptural Sound Phenomena in Computer Music

“das Meer – the Sea” at Luzerner Theater

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 […]

BESSY II VSR sound sculptures from light impulses at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

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 […]