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“mirage 5 & 6”

In the cause of the OSIL-project and the final works for the doctorate at the artistic-scientific doctoral school of the KUG the experiments and compositional processes have started.

“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.

Lecture Recital & Concert at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

13.11.2015 Haus der Kulturen der Welt John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10 10557 Berlin SYMPOSIUM – Artistic Needs and Institutional Desires Are we – here OR there – together? Composing with Sculptural Sound Phenomena in Computer Music Towards a shared perceptual Space Lecture and concert with Icosahedral loudspeaker  

Passing Places LP Edition by Daniel Burkhardt and gksh

by Daniel Burkhardt and gksh Edition 20 & 2AE 8’00” 12 inch I 45 rpm I A side The Edition passing places was created on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition by Daniel Burkhardt at Bruch & Dallas. The acoustic material used in the composition was derived from audio recordings made during the preparation and […]

“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. […]

“floating points” – Passing Places at Bruch and Dallas Cologne

01.10.2015 8. p.m. Bruch & Dallas, Ebertplatz Köln floating points – Sound Installation for a video space The exhibition of Daniel Burkhardt’s recently completed video work Passing Places, which can be visited since the 4th of September 2015 at Bruch & Dallas in Cologne, provides the occasion for another working collaboration. floating points is a […]

{kA}: Oblivious to Gravity – Building Sound-Composition part II Cologne

Supported by the SK Foundation for Culture Cologne the sixth and final building of the series {kA}: Oblivious to Gravity that started in 2010 was researched within the context of the concert series Raumklänge curated by Georg Dietzler. OPENING HOURS BUILIDINGCOMPOSITION & DOCUMENTATION – DOORS OPEN: DO 24.09.15: 5 p.m. / 7 p.m. | FR […]

{kA}: Oblivious to Gravity – Building Sound-Composition part I Cologne

PREVIEW 23.09.15 9 p.m. Supported by SK-Stiftung Kultur Köln, the sixth and final building of the series of works {kA}: Oblivious to Gravity, started in 2010 is explored as part of the concert series Raumklänge-Spacesound curated by Georg Dietzler. OPENING HOURS BUILDINGCOMPOSITION & DOCUMENTATION – DOORS OPEN DO 24.09.15: 5 p.m./7 p.m. | FR 25.09.15: […]

“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 ICO and the OSIL-group at Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics Graz.

{kA}: Oblivious to Gravity – Wiretapped Voids Cologne


Izlog Festival Zagreb – Lecture

07.05.2015 6 p.m. Festival-Café Savska cesta 25, 10000 Zagreb – Croatia Lecture about spatial practices and the OSIL project at the festival centre.  

New series of works “mirage”

Start of the new series of spatial sound compositions for the IEM_icosahedral Louspeaker. Premiere of mirage 1 is planned for 06.05.2015 at Izlog festival Zagreb in Croatia.

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.  

Lecture on Building-Sound Compositions Music Biennale Zagreb

20.04.2015 3 p.m. MM, SC Center Savska cesta 25, 10000 Zagreb – Croatia After completing the building-sound composition for and with the French Pavilion in Zagreb gksh gives a lecture on the series of works and the ensemble {kA}: Chambers for Space Inquiries.

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.    

Building-Sound composition for the French Pavillion at the Music Biennale Zagreb

{kA}: Oblivious to Gravity – series Curated by Davorka Begovic gksh will create a new building-sound composition for the historical building of the French Pavillion at the Music Biennale Zagreb. The compositon will be premiered on 18.04.2015 at 11:59 p.m. Further performances on the following seven evenings at the same time.

“Gegenwart der Erinnerung” at Schauspielhaus Graz

OPENING 15.01.2015 7:30 p.m. Schauspielhaus Graz Spatial sound compoistion for the theatre play Gegenwart der Erinnerung by Gert Jonke. Director: Christiane Pohle Set and Costume: Penelope Wehrli Composition: gksh Percussion: Matthias Frank Trumpet / Flugelhorn: Lukas Hirzberger with Sebastian Reiß I Christoph Rothenbuchner I Philine Bührer I Florian Köhler I Thomas Frank I Franz Xaver Zach […]

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.  

Workshop at HFBK Hamburg

22.11. – 23.11.2014 HFBK Hamburg Reflections on sound-picture relations: strategies, experiments and fears of loss.    

signale-graz 1001 with works by gksh

The 9th edition within the concert series signale-graz for Electroacoustic Music, Algorithmic Composition, Radioart and Performance. Curated by Prof. Gerhard Eckel. 11.11.2014 7:45 p.m. MUMUTH, György Ligeti Hall Lichtenfelsgasse 14, Graz CONCERT grrawe, firniss, grafik unten, I_LAND – Space sound compositions for icosahedron loudspeakers, loudspeaker dome by gksh lose enden – Installation for rescue blankets by […]

“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.

Residency at ZKM Karlsruhe

TALK with Ludger Brümmer within the framework of IMA lab No.22. 06.02.2014 6 p.m. at KUBUS of ZKM gksh will continue his work on the spatial sound composition graphic below during his residency at the Centre for Art and Media Karlsruhe.    

Sound installation for the theatre play “Lungs”

OPENING 24.01.2014 8 p.m. Schauspielhaus Graz Director: Sam Brown Set and costume: Hanna Penatzer Soundinstallation: gksh with Jan Gerrit Brüggemann, Verena Lercher For the piece Lungs by Duncan Macmillan gksh developed together with the London based director Sam Brown a sound installation for the stage space. Fragments from the book 10 Billions by Stephen Emmot […]

I_LAND at Ahead Festival Vilnius

OPENING 21.11.2013 7 p.m. I_LAND is part of the Ahead Festival concert programe–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 tha reason mobile 40-loudspeakers instrument “hive” that was planned, developed and established during the resedency […]

Final works on “graphic below” at Toscana Hall Wuerzburg

21.05. and 24.05.2013 Within a final session the spatial sound-Composition graphic below is finished at Toscana hall in the Wuerzburg Residency building. The piece will be premiered on 03.07.2013 in cooperation with the Atelier Klangforschung of the University of Wuerzburg.

signale-graz 0111

7th concert in the series signale-graz for Electroacoustic Music, Algorithmic Comosition, Radio Art and Performance. Curated by gksh. 26.04.2013 7:45 p.m. MUMUTH György Ligeti hall Lichtenfelsgasse 14, Graz CONCERT Works by Sandeep Bhagwati INTRODUCTION 7:30 p.m. MUMUTH-lounge    

“Rauschen und Brausen I” at Urban Transition Exibition, Kunstverein Ingolstadt

OPENING 18.04.2013 7 p.m. Galerie im Theater Schloßlände 1 Rauschen und Brausen I by Daniel Burkhardt with sound composition by gksh will be part of the video art exhibition Urban Transition – paths through the city at Kunstverein Ingolstadt with other works by Heike Baranowsky, Jörg Herold, Mischa Kuball, Angela Melitopoulos und Jan Verbeek.  

“graphic below” study 2 at staircase No.3

15.04.2013 8 p.m. Inffeldgasse 10/3, Graz The 3rd concert with and within the soundinstallation staircas. The installation was opend in 2008 with a first concert and has been integral part of the acoustic building since that time. Works by Martin Rumori, David Pirrò, Hans Holger Rutz and gksh.

Working for the Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics

In 2013 gksh will work for and with the Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics Graz. The joint work of recent years with Franz Zotter will be continued in the development of the icosahedral loudspeaker as a tool for spatial composition and concert instrument. In addition, gksh will curate the concert series signal-graz with Prof. […]

signale-graz 0110

6th event of the concert series signale-graz for Electroacoustic Music, Algorithmic Composition, Radio Art and Performance. Curated by gskh. 14.11.2012 7:45 p.m. MUMUTH, György Ligeti Saal Lichtenfelsgasse 14, Graz CONCERT Heterotopolis by Marko Ciciliani, Austrian Premiere Light Design: Marko Ciciliani Laser Design: Marcel Bühler With the participation of the ensemble Bakin Zub. INTRODUCTION 7:30 p.m. […]

“Copia” and “Abandonee” – Sound Installation at Universitiy Wuerzburg

OPENING 31.10.2012 7:30 p.m. Institute of Music Research – University Wuerzburg INSTALLATION I Copia by Gerriet K. Sharma and Oliver Wiener Studiensammlung Musikinstrumente – Residenzplatz 2A INSATLLATION II Abandonee – by Gerriet K. Sharma and Dirk Specht Binaural headphone installation of the space-sound composition Abandonee (2006/07) Studiensammlung Musikinstrumente – Residenzplatz 2A Open between 01.11. – 06.12 […]

“grrawe” and “firniss” at ICMC 2012 Ljubljana

05.09. – 09.09.2012 The spatial sound compositions grrawe and firniss (study 3) have been invited to the International Computermusic Concerence 2012. The two versions for IKO were created in close cooperation with Franz Zotter (IEM).  

{kA}: Oblivious to Gravity opens at regionale XII

OPENING 22.07.2012 After four weeks of testing and installation the building sound composition in the old tannery Anna-Neumann-Straße 20, Murau opens. The work can be experienced every day from 23.07. – 22.07.2012 at 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.    

{kA}: Oblivious to Gravity – Building sound composition at regionale XII

28.05.2012 The works at Alte Gerberei – Old Tannery in Murau have started. After several tests and Inquiries a further Building-Composition will be developed untill the opening of the regionale XII on 22.06.2012. The work is part of the cicle {kA}: Oblivious to Gravity. Supported by {kA}: Chambers for Space Inquiries I Institute of Electronic […]

Audiovisual Spatial Compositions with Daniel Burkhardt and gksh in Enschede

TIDE 26.04.2012 7 p.m 21 rozendaal – Het Rozendaal 21 7523 XG Enschede, NL Der Schlaf & die Betäubung and Rauschen und Brausen I 16.05.2012 11 a.m TETEM kunstruimte, Stroinksbleekweg 16 7523 ZL Enschede, NL For the first time, Daniel Burkhardt and gksh show all three joint works together. They were invited by 21 rozendaal […]

signale-graz 0101

5th Event of the concert series signale-graz for Electroacoustic Music, Algorithhmic Composition, Radio Art and Performance. Curated by gksh. 23.03.2012 7:45 p.m. MUMUTH, György Ligeti hall Lichtenfelsgasse 14, Graz KONZERT More Dust & Stalks and Trees and Drops and Clouds Martin Lorenz by Herbert Brün Oscillations by Luc Döbereiner Psappha & S.709 by Methexis Iannis […]

Premiere “The Big Bang” at Theater Tuchlaube in Aarau-Switzerland

The piece that was developed by Capri Connection and gksh in the beginning of 2012 about the CERN and the brave quest for the Higgs-Boson. Direction: Anna-Sophie Mahler Dramaturgy and Produciton: Boris Brüderlin Space-soundcomposition and live sound-direction : Gerriet K. Sharma Stage Design: Duri Bischoff Costume: Mirjam Egli Light Design: Demian Wohler with: Susanne Abelein, […]

Premiere “Big Bang – The Search for the Gottesteilchen”

09.02.2012 8 p.m. After 7 weeks rehearsal time the premiere takes place at Kaserne Basel. Direction: Anna-Sophie Mahler Dramaturgy and Produciton: Boris Brüderlin Space-soundcomposition and live electonics : Gerriet K. Sharma Stage Design: Duri Bischoff Costume: Mirjam Egli Light Design: Demian Wohler with Susanne Abelein, Thomas Douglas, Cathrin Störmer, Silvester von Hösslin The play was […]

Lecture Performance by {kA}: Chambers for Space Inquiries at tanzhaus NRW

13.01.2012 The lecture performance Reverb – between manipulation, simulation and situation takes place on at the symposium Frequenzdialoge. Zum Medieneinsatz in Tanz und Medienkunst and the festival Temps d’images at tanzhaus nrw, Duesseldorf. Above all, we perceive spaces in their physical condition due to the quality of their acoustic reverberation. Since reverberation can also be […]