[rohrpost] Fw: CALL : SOUND ART
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
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<
The submitted material will become property of CHB, all
rights in the material will remain with the artist.
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
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:
Ligeti Studio, CHB; artistic director: Adrienne Gábor
Moholy-Nagy Gallery, CHB; artistic director:
Dr. Veruschka Baksa-Soós
project organisation: Bettina Wackernagel