The first programme announcement highlights a large number of commissioned work and premieres, and a larger number of voices and sound cultures emanating from less familiar countries than ever before. Complementing the Seismographic Sounds exhibition by Norient are performances and works by: Pauline Oliveros & Ione, Peder Mannerfelt, Abdel Karim Shaar and band, Keiji Haino, Vincent Moon, Aïsha Devi, Tienzhao Chen, Sharif Sehnaoui and more.
The Hacklab is a weeklong collaborative, improvisatory, experimental environment for working together to conceive and realise new ideas in a week of intensive activity. For its 4th edition, the Hacklab engages in producing cross-cultural hybrids that imagine future topographies of sound and music performance under the "Future Rituals" title. A call for participants is open until 11 December.
Now in its fifth year, Vorspiel takes place as a city-wide programme where over 30 Berlin-based initiatives and venues invite the public to a series of exhibition openings, performances, interventions, artist talks, and special events. Each year’s Vorspiel series invites participating partners to develop programmes reflecting on CTM and transmediale festival themes. An open call for 2016 participants is now open until 13 November.
A limited quantity of full price passes to CTM 2016 are now available. Early bird connect passes that offer access to both CTM and transmediale 2016 festivals are available.
A limited quantity of early-bird passes to CTM 2016, as well as connect passes that offer access to both CTM and transmediale 2016 festivals are available ahead of our first announcement.
We've compiled a selection of reviews, photo galleries and audio recordings from our Siberian excursion.
The two winning projects will be premiered at CTM 2016 Festival in Berlin (29.01. – 07.02.2016), and broadcast via Deutschlandradio Kultur (March 2016).
On the occasion of Loop – A Summit for Music Makers, which takes place 30 October – 1 November 2015 in Berlin, Ableton and CTM are teaming up for a concurrently running CTM x Ableton concert series at Kino Babylon, Prince Charles and the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW). Featuring artists such as James Holden, Holly Herndon, Mykki Blanco, Aïsha Devi, and Lorenzo Sennim the events celebrate Ableton and CTM’s long-standing partnership, which among other will deepen via new initiatives that support young, emerging artists. The concerts also launch the HKW’s TECHNOSPHÄRENKLANGE series which will run with curatorial input from CTM until 2018.