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Critics' choice award for Junya Oikawa
Junya Oikawa, artist-in-residence at ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics won the cristics' choice award at the 8th Bains Numériques Festival for his sound installation "Voice Landscape". A short video and interview with Junya Oikawa can be viewed here. For more information please go to www.bainsnumeriques.fr.

New ZKM | IMA resident artists
The follwoing artists will be guests in the studios of the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics in the first half of 2014: Maurillo Cacciatore, Dietrich Eichmann & Jo Schlosser, Christoph Illing/Titus von der Malsburg, Stelios Manousakis, Nye Parry, Marc Richter, Sebastien Roux, Gerrit K. Sharma, Sto & Manon and Marko Timlin. Also, as part of a collaborative project with Stockholm's EMS the following Swedish artists will be in residency: Lise-Lotte Norelius, Jens Hedman & Eva Sidén, Helene Hedsund and Lars Åkerlund.


Sat, Sep 13, 2014 ::
Brofist (DE, nil), Rashad Becker (DE),
Bill Kouligas (DE), rdlk & Friday Dunard (DE, syff, nil)

Concerts and DJ-Sets
ZKM_Cube & ZKM_Music Balcony, 9 p.m., admission 5 €, Tickets

Tue, Sep 23, 2014 ::
IMA | lab No. 26: Sébastian Roux
Performance Lecture
ZKM_Minidome, 6 p.m., admission free

Sat–Sun, Sep 27–28, 2014 ::
Quantum Leaps XIX
The International Ensemble Modern Academy (IEMA) as guests
at the ZKM | Institute of Music and Acoustics (IMA)
ZKM_Cube and ZKM_Media Theater, Sep 27.: 8 p.m.,
Sep 28: 6 and 8:30 p.m., admission each 9/6 €, Tickets for Sep 27, Tickets for Sep 28

:: Calls for Tenders

Giga-Hertz-Prize for Electronic Music 2014
The call for applications for the Giga-Hertz Spezial Prizes of 5.000 € is now open. Applications can be submitted until May 31, 2014.
Please refer to the site www.giga-hertz.de for more info.

Artist in Residence Programme 2014
The call for applications to partake in the residencies programme at ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics at the second half of 2013 and the first half of 2014 is now closed. Currently no applications are possible. We will open a new call for artistic residencies at a later date. Details will be announced on this website.

:: IMA in the media

Melvyn Poore – Death Be Not Proud CD on the radio
This coming Sunday Melvyn Poore's CD "Death Be Not Proud" released as part of the "ZKM electronic" series on Wergo (WER 20642) will be presented as part of the radio programme "Die neue Platte" on Deutschlandfunk.

Die neue Platte
Sunday, Juni 1, 2014, from 09:10 a.m.

Current project reports
The Hornemann Institute at the HAWK - Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst Hildesheim is publishing project reports of projects funded by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes in the form of E-Publications for download. Amongst these is the report for the project "mediaartbase.de", which was conducted by ZKM | Insttitute for Music and Acoustics with its partners EMAF Osnabrück, Documenta Archive and the Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest. The project was about digitizing archives and was funded from 2008-2011. This is the link to the E-Publication (in German):
Currently a book publication about the EU-project Ambiant Creativity, in which the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics was project partner, is available. The book is mainly in French but included an essay in English on "Spatial Music", written by the director of the IMA Prof. Ludger Brümmer. The book has the title "Créativité Instrumentale - Créativité Ambiante" and is published by Enactive Systems Books (2012, ISBN: 978-2-953ß856-1-7), edited by Annie Luciani, Olivier Tache and Nicolas Castagné. Link to the english project website: http://acroe.imag.fr/proj/aicreativity/node/41&page=1

Current documentations
Currently there is a short video clip documenting the EU-project "Composing With Sounds" in the ZKM Videocast. In the iTunesU-channel of ZKM there have been a few additions to the collection of IMA. Namely: the full documentation of ima labs with composers Kotoka Suzuki, Reto Stadelmann and Hanns Holger Rutz, plus a short excerpt from the performance by Nurse With Wound and Carl Michael von Hausswolff.

Current DEGEM-Webradio-Programme
During October and November, the IMA will be broadcasting selected recordings of the festival "next_generation 5.0" (June 2013) as well as a portrait of the composers Hiromi Ishii and Wilfried Jentzsch. Please follow the IMA | webradio link in the menue on the left, to get redirected to the DEGEM station.

:: Recent Prizes

:: "Bell Fantasia" by Junya Oikawa has been honored with the renowned QWARTZ Award in the category Experiméntation!
The piece was produced at ZKM and commissioned by Festival Europäische Kirchenmusik 2012.
Oikawa stood up against several other nominees, namely Ursula Bogner, Memotone, Vitor Joaquim, Lasse-Marc Riek and Soundwalk Collective. Furthermore the album "DNA" by Markus Popp, aka OVAL has been honored in the same category.
For further information, please click here.

:: News from the ZKM blog

Marko Timlin
Marie-Kristin Meier talks with German-Finish sound artist, composer and musician Marko Timlin about the further development of his sensor-soundmachine, a sensor-based music instrument which he worked on during his residency at ZKM | IMA. You can find the article (in German only!) here.

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