[rohrpost] Fw: CALL : SOUND ART

klangkunst klangkunst at hungaricum.de
Die Mai 27 11:36:47 CEST 2008


International Sound Art Competition

In commemoration of the 70 th anniversary of the

historical tragedy of >Reichskristallnacht< on November

9, 1938, the Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (CHB), the

Hungarian Institute of Culture, announces an international

Sound Art competition. Artistic proposals are requested

which reflect upon this particular historical event as well

as upon the architecture of the CHB building. Both the

indoor and the outdoor spaces of the institute offer room

for site-specific audio-visual installations, enabling them

to become part of the open space of the city.

The exhibition will open on the 70th anniversary of the

>Kristallnacht<, on November 9, 2008 and will run until

December 9, 2008. Further to the exhibition, the CHB

intends to host a one-day symposium on Sound Art.

An expert jury will review all entries and select one single

proposal. The winning proposal will be provided with a

budget of 5.000 EUR for the realisation of the project.

The artist will also receive a personal award of 1.000 EUR.


Proposals are accepted from artists from all nationalities

and ages.

A proposal should include:

. a conceptual description for a site-specific audio-visual

installation as part of an indoor/outdoor exhibition,

. project sketches, sound files, images, storyboard,

. artistic statement, CV, documentation of reference

projects (PDF-/jpg-files, CD, DVD).

application Deadline: June 20, 2008.

All application materials should be sent in two copies to:

Collegium Hungaricum Berlin

>Sound Art Competition11-09-38<

Dorotheenstr. 12

D-10117 Berlin

The submitted material will become property of CHB, all

rights in the material will remain with the artist.

the Jury

Jens Cording siemens art program

Hans-Peter Kuhn sound artist

Dr. Sabine Sanio music and media theoretician

Prof. Dr. Martin Supper Berlin University of the Arts,

UNI.K. - Studio for Sound Art and Sound Research

Tibor Szemzõ composer

Selection procedure

The jury will select one single proposal. The decision of

the jury will be announced on July 14, 2008.

The jury's decision is final and it cannot be legally


Collegium Hungaricum Berlin

is situated in the historical centre of Berlin in the

neighbourhood of the Museum Island, Humboldt

University, and other cultural venues. Its architecture

relies on the Bauhaus style, specifically on the design

ideas of Moholy-Nagy. At night, the CHBs largest front

window with its 6 x 7m size is available as a projection

screen. Sound systems can also be installed in the

outside area of the building. For more information:



Bettina Wackernagel: klangkunst at hungaricum.de


11-09-38 Sound Art Competition

An initiative of the Collegium Hungaricum Berlin:

Organized by:

Ligeti Studio, CHB; artistic director: Adrienne Gábor

Moholy-Nagy Gallery, CHB; artistic director:

Dr. Veruschka Baksa-Soós

project organisation: Bettina Wackernagel