Tag Archives: stadtmusik

zurückbleiben bitte!

7min38sec, DVD video “Above and below do not exist at first, and other indications of direction do not work either. The picture itself is an agglomeration of details that are constantly being created and disappearing, becoming and ceasing to exist, assembling and breaking up.” (Marc Ries) more information on www.stadtmusik.org zurückbleiben bitte! (remaster) from stadtmusik on Vimeo. please stand back (excerpt)

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kapitel 3

2005 stadtmusik music: sam auinger, hannes strobl image: dietmar offenhuber more information on www.stadtmusik.org part of edition “abstracts of syn“, published and distributed by kunstverein medienturm “Urban architecture is a sound box, it shapes a space, wherein the range of sounds which surround us is resounded and reflected. The video STADTMUSIK (“City Music”) by Dietmar Offenhuber (Linz/Boston) and the formation tamtam (Sam Auinger, Hannes Strobl; Berlin) discusses sound in cities by analysing sound structures which are triggered by urban buildings and facilities. They focus on…

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mauerpark

17min27sec, DVD video The winter landscape of mauerpark in berlin turns into a theatrical stage, populated by pedestrians and cyclists following various, sometimes mysterious activities. What seems like a slice of daily life is in fact heavily digitally manipulated. The soundtrack creates a second space, sometimes contradicting the visual events in the picture. The travelling focus directs the visual attention and is controlled by subtle acoustic ambience. Its unnatural strength has a miniaturizing effect on the whole scenery. Credits sam auinger dietmar offenhuber hannes strobl…

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felsen m18

2005, 17:50 min video: dietmar offenhuber, music: sam auinger, hannes strobl part of edition “abstracts of syn“, published and distributed by kunstverein medienturm “Urban architecture is a sound box, it shapes a space, wherein the range of sounds which surround us is resounded and reflected. The video STADTMUSIK (“City Music”) by Dietmar Offenhuber (Linz/Boston) and the formation tamtam (Sam Auinger, Hannes Strobl; Berlin) discusses sound in cities by analysing sound structures which are triggered by urban buildings and facilities. They focus on the aspect of…

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besenbahn

“the freewaysystem in its totality is now a single comprehensible place, a coherent state of mind, a complete way of life” – Reyner Banham “It´s subject is not ”natural” perception, but perception put in motion by modern means of transportation, and therefore implicitly the history of an epochal transformation of the way in which time and space is experienced. It has come to a preliminary end in suitable contexts – for example cities such as Los Angeles, which has been shaped by the history of…

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