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Workshop »digital composition«

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The institutions ACROE – Association pour la Création et la Recherche sur les Outils d’Expression, ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics and Ionian University Korfu tend with the project Ambiant Creativity to create an interdisciplinary, European network and to develop a teaching method of digital composition which may lead to some more orientation.

Damian Marhulets, Jérôme Bertholon and Omer Chatziserif are those three young artists who were chosen by an international jury and who will develop audiovisual and digital forms of expression with the support of all institutions within the next two years. A digital arbitrariness will be replaced paradigmatically by the use of established instruments.

Within the international workshop »digital composition« but also during concerts, lectures and discussions on the topic of »digital creativity and contemporary music« young artists will enter the dialogue with experienced artists at the ZKM | Karlsruhe (Germany).
Invited artists such as Sebastian Berweck (pianist) and Robert Henke (composer, software engineer), who work with different experimental expression forms, will design concerts and will actively engage in the discussions. The focus of all these activities lies in digital compositional techniques as well as in the question of the digital avant-garde: if they exist, where are they now?

Call for applications

Computer based works will emerge from an intensive collaboration between teachers and students by the use of advanced compositional techniques like algorithmic composition, physical modeling and spatialization. The works will be presented with the ZKM_Klangdom. The workshop is primarily addressed to students of sound design and composition.
Please register and mention your favorite focus (algorithmic composition, physical modeling and spatialization) until February 28th, 2011 to haeckerzkm.de

Participation fee: 75 Euro
Project management: Claude Cadoz, Ludger Brümmer, Iannis Zannos

Preliminary Programme

ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Lorenzstraße 19, 76135 Karlsruhe, Germany

March 14th-18th, 2011
Ambiant Creativity :: Workshop »digital composition«
Project Management: Ludger Brümmer, Claude Cadoz, Iannis Zannos

Lectures, round table free entrance, Concerts 10/7 Euro
Ambiant Creativity :: digital creativity and contemporary music
Concerts, lectures, discussions

March 17th, 2011
6pm Lecture Sebastian Berweck
6.45pm ima | lab: Workshop talk with three international stipends of »Ambiant Creativity«
8pm Concert, works of Claude Cadoz, Iannis Zannos, Ludger Brümmer, Damian Marhulets, Jérôme Bertholon, Omer Chatziserif

March 18th, 2011
6pm Lecture Robert Henke (requested)
6.45pm Round Table with Sebastian Berweck, Robert Henke, Ludger Brümmer, Claude Cadoz, Iannis Zannos u.a.
8pm Concert with Sebastian Berweck
10pm Night concert with Robert Henke (requested)

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