Quad amorphe, with secret (2001/8) (Installation Sound)

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THOMAS GERWIN

Quader amorph” was composed as commission of Sender Freies Berlin for SFB-Klanggalerie January 24 – February 10, 2001. The whispering voice tells secret stories from Djuang-Dsi, the ancient Tao book (3000 years before). The rolling bowls and flying sounds remain the visitors of the everchanging universe where we all are bound in. The speakers shall be in positions where the stereo pairs cross each other on different levels. The soundfiles shall be played as loops.

 

Thomas Gerwin is a classically educated composer and sound artist and came into the field of electroacustic music very early. Later he intensively worked on the development of soundscape composition. Today he composes acousmatic and concert works for instruments and/or (live-)electronic and creates sound and video installations. To improve his artistic expression, he includes new media, theater, film, dance and painting in his spatial and “situative” sound art works. He is director of inter art project – studio for media art and artistic director of Berlin Loudspeaker Orchestra. Gerwin is founding member of ‘World Forum for Acoustic Ecology’. Since 2003 he is Founding Director of “Institute for Multisensorial Arts” (IfmK), since 2004 of concert series “KlangWelten ad hoc” and since 2005 founder and artistic director of ‘International Sound Art Festival Berlin’. His works are performed and exhibited worldwide and has won several international prizes.

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