CTM 2017 Radio Lab

HAU2, Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin Map
Tickets: 15 / 12 € reduced
Feb

04

Sat
19:00 21:00

19:00 Rima Najdi w/ Kathy Alberici & Ana Nieves Moya "Happy New Fear"
20:00 Julian Bonequi "The Death of the Anthropocene"

Returning for a fourth edition to CTM Festival, the Radio Lab is dedicated to exploration and experimentation with the hybrid possibilities of combining the medium of radio with live performance.

Mexican artist Julian Bonequi’s winning proposal, "The Death of the Anthropocene," imagines a series of one-on-one encounters between ordinary people and mysterious visitors – mutants, composite human-robot-animals, aliens… – painting humorous yet grim pictures of the future of humanity.

In "Happy New Fear," the second selected CTM Radio Lab work, Rima Najdi aims to explore an environment of anxiety and control via a narrative built around Madame Bomba, a character first created in 2014 when Najdi wore a fake cartoon TNT bomb around her chest while roaming the streets of her hometown Beirut. For this project she will collaborate with musician Kathy Alberici (of Drum Eyes fame) and visual artist Ana Nieves Moya. Light designer Theresa Baumgartner and technical director Federico Nitti will support the project.

This year’s two selected works premiere at CTM 2017, and will subsequently be broadcast via Deutschlandradio Kultur in March 2017. Later in Autumn 2017, these works will be presented by the ORF (Austrian National Broadcasting Corporation) via one of their platforms.

→ More information on the CTM 2017 Radio Lab

 


The CTM Radio Lab is co-commissioned by Deutschlandradio Kultur – Hörspiel/Klangkunst and CTM Festival, in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, the SoCCoS – The Sound of Culture, The Culture of Sound initiative, ORF musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst, and Ö1 Kunstradio.

ARTISTS

Ana Nieves Moya[ES/DE]

Ana Nieves Moya is a Berlin-based Spanish visual artist whose bold, psychedelic works play fast and loose with fluorescent colour and light, kaleidoscopic patterns, pixelation and found VHS footage and digital animation.  

Julian Bonequi[MX]

Julian Bonequi is a hybrid artist specializing in electroacoustic music and 3D production. As a musician he has performed with the London Improvisers Orchestra, the Berlin Improvisers Orchestra, William Parker, Tarek Atoui and Vagina Dentata Organ and with musicians such as Ute Wassermann, Paal Nilssen-Love, Decibel, Gebrüder Teichmann, Gudrun Gut and Joachim Irmler.

Rima Najdi[LB/DE]

Rima Najdi is a Lebanese-born, Berlin-based performance artist working across performance, video and installation. Her work occupies and (re)negotiates in-between spaces: between the self and other, reality and fiction, physicality and emotion.

Kathy Alberici[UK/DE]

Kathy Alberici is an experimental musician whose work inhabits the charged space between noise, soundscapes and drone. Originating from Brighton, UK, she cut her teeth in the psychedelic kraut-doom outfit Drum Eyes before relocating to Berlin, where she is an active member of the Small But Hard collective.

Related Events

Critical Constellations of the Audio-Machine in Mexico

Kunstraum, Fri 27.01.2017, 19:00

Opening of the exhibition curated by Carlos Prieto Acevedo

A Century of Noise in Mexico: From Nationalist Symphonic Indio-futurism to Political Animism and Musical Emergences

Kunstquartier Studio 1, Tue 31.01.2017, 12:00

Carlos Sandoval, Guillermo Galindo, Alexander Bruck, Roberto Morales, Carlos Prieto Acevedo

Sonic Borders

Kunstquartier Studio 1, Tue 31.01.2017, 14:00

Guillermo Galindo

The Concrete Dispersion: Towards a Sound Art of Emanations

Kunstquartier Studio 1, Tue 31.01.2017, 15:30

Carlos Prieto Acevedo, Ariel Guzik, Angélica Castelló, Mario de Vega, Carmina Escobar

The Narcissus Ship: Seeking Contact With Our Ancestors from the Sea

Kunstquartier Studio 1, Tue 31.01.2017, 17:00

Ariel Guzik

Electronic Excursions into Alterity

HAU2, Wed 01.02.2017, 19:30

Roberto Morales Manzanares, Carmirna Escobar, Guillermo Gallindo, Angelica Castelló

Exorcise

Berghain, Wed 01.02.2017, 22:00

Stefan Fraunberger, ( SIC ), Ex Eye (Colin Stetson, Toby Sumemrfield, Shahzad Ismaily, Greg Fox)

Radical Temperaments

HAU2, Thu 02.02.2017, 19:30

José Manuel Alcántara, Loré Lixenberg, Alexander Bruck, Liminar with Carlos Sandoval

Vertigo

Panorama Bar, Fri 03.02.2017, 23:00

Karima, DEBONAIR, Siete Catorce, Bariş K, Umfang, Courtesy

The World After Tiepolo: America

Radialsystem V, Sat 04.02.2017, 20:00

Ensemble KNM, Liminar