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Concert Evening Greenwich

04.12.2019 – curated by Andrew Knight-Hill, Angela McArthur and gksh perform three pieces from the IKO repertoire.

3-9-3 project at IEM Graz

After years of composing music and sound sculptures for the IKO, IEM and gksh are going to develop a new artistic research project for the 3-9-3 array built by Stefan Riedel at IEM.

Interview broadcasted by WDR

In the run-up to the exhibition “gleAM” at art space Fuhrwerkswaage Cologne Peter Backof interviewed gksh for WDR radio.

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.

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.


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

Insonic 2017

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

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.

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 […]

“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.  

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.

“Eadweard’s Ear – Muybridge extended” rehearsal start Berlin

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  

“blist” at ZHdK Zürich

31.01. – 04.02.1016 3rd rehearsal phase with Verena Lercher and 16 record players at University of Arts Zurich. The free production and performance group blist deals with the exploration of performative and installative techniques and methods at the interface of body, language and new media.

OSIL_Lab listening experiments 3

07.01. – 14.01.2016 Listening experiments with probands on sculptural sound phenomena by the icosahedral loudspeaker at IEM Graz.

“spatial turns” – Passing Places at Bruch and Dallas Cologne

02.10.2015 9:30 p.m. Bruch & Dallas, Ebertplatz Köln spatial turns – Performance with recordplayer orchestra Daniel Burkhardt’s video exhibition uses two contiguous gallery rooms and also includes the environment of the Ebertplatz. Due to the arrangement of 8 identical record players in both gallery rooms, the visual setting is varied. 8 records produced for the […]

brittle film – Passing Places at Bruch & Dallas, Cologne

01.10.2015 10 p.m. Bruch & Dallas, Ebertplatz, Köln brittle film – Music for a video Within a concert for solo live electronics, the video work Passing Places is accompanied like 100 years ago in the cinema silent film era. The concert follows a linear structure, which develops acoustically through the entire length of the video. […]

“graphic below” at ICSA 2015

The HOA spatial sound composition graphic below is part of the Long Ambisonics Night at the ICSA 2015. The concert will be broadcasted live by Ö1.


Three weeks of composing, writing and researching with the IKO and the OSIL-group at Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics Graz.

Concert at EPARM Festival Graz

23.05.2015 7 p.m. MUMUTH, György Ligeti hall Lichtenfelsgasse 14, Graz Within the context of the EPARM festival gksh gives a concert at the concert evening of the artistic doctoral school Graz.  

Izlog Festival Zagreb — Concert 1

19.04.2015 8:30 p.m. French Pavillion SC Savska cesta 25, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia Three pieces for an icosahedral speaker at the French Pavilion Zagreb at the Izlog-festival for Soundart and experiemental music. The concert is also the opening event for the three year FWF/PEEK project OSIL.    

PEEK application “Orchestrating Space by Icosahedral Loudspeaker” was accepted

Orchestrating Space by Icosahedral Loudspeaker The application by Franz Zotter, Matthias Frank und gksh was accepted by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) within the framework of the Programme for Arts-based Reseach (PEEK). For the next three years the group will work on spatial sound research and composition with the IEM-Icosahedral Loudspeaker.  

“das Meer-the Sea” and “RISS-CRACK” at Tuscany Hall Wuerzburg

CONCERT 28.05.2014 7:30 p.m. Tuscany Hall of the Residency Wuerzburg The Institute of Musicology will present both radiophonic hearplays das Meer (the Sea) and RISS-(TEAR) by Suhrkamp author Gunther Geltinger and gksh in a loudspeaker concert at the Tuscany Hall in the Wuerzburg residency. Inbetween the two works, Oliver Wiener talks with the author and […]

MUMUTH Labor Graz

22 .04. – 27.04.2014 Installation of I_LAND for the 29-speaker dome of the György Ligeti Hall and testing of the Icosahedral loudspeaker for concert performance at MUMUTH Graz.

I_LAND at Ahead Festival Vilnius

OPENING 21.11.2013 7 p.m. I_LAND is part of the Ahead Festival concert program–opening of the new Ambisonics dome at Astronomical Observatory of the Vilnius University, Lithuania. FURTHER PERFORMENCES 22.11.2013 at 5 p.m. I 7 p.m. I 9 p.m. 03.12.2013 at 5 p.m. I 7.p.m.  

signale-graz 1000

8th concert in the series signale-graz for Electroacoustic Music, Algorithmic Comosition, Radio Art and Performance. Curated by gksh. 08.11.2013 7:45 p.m. MUMUTH, György Ligeti hall Lichtenfelsgasse 14, Graz CONCERT Works by Ramón González-Arroyo INTRODUCTION 7:30 p.m. MUMUTH-lounge      

“My little Vegas” at Forum Stadtpark Graz

OPENING 21.09.2013 7 p.m. For the finissage of the exhibition Interstices – Zwischenräume by Georgios Marentakis, David Pirrò, Johanna Reiner, Raphael Kapeller – gksh and Marko Ciciliani play My little Vegas using the 48 speaker setup of the installation. Artistis: Marko Ciciliani I Raphael Kapeller I David Pirrò I Martin Rumori I gksh Supported by […]

{kA}: The Chambers for Space Inquiries at Musiknacht Cologne

OPENING 14.09.2013 10 p.m. St. Peters Church Cologne {kA}: The Chambers for Space Inquiries will perform a spatial building-composition by using the issit (in situ sound installation tool) that was delveloped since 2010 and comprises a multichannel audio system with 32 speakers and software tools for the question and answer play with the site. This […]

Final Concert of Artist in Residence Programme Wuerzburg

03.07.2013 8 p.m. Toscana Hall Historical Residency Building, Wuerzburg After the two years residency in which the Atelier Klangoschung (Sound Research) was founded, the triology grrawe, firniss & graphic below by gksh will be performed in a final concert. For this event a mobile 40-loudspeakers instrument “hive” that was planned, developed and established during the […]