Awarded by Deutschlandradio Kultur – Hörspiel/Klangkunst and CTM Festival, in collaboration with Goethe-Institut, ORF musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst, Ö1 Kunstradio, and the SoCCoS – the Sound of Culture, the Culture of Sound initiative, the CTM 2017 Radio Lab Open Call for works sought unusual ideas for pairing the specific artistic possibilities of radio with the potentials of live performance or installation, that also explore the CTM 2017 Festival theme: Fear Anger Love.
Following several editions at CTM Festival, the MusicMakers Hacklab has begun to travel! The Hacklab is a collaborative, improvisatory, experimental environment that invites artists, technologists and researchers in the fields of sound, image and related arts to imagine and realise new musical ideas. From 17 - 23 October, CDM and CTM bring a special Hacklab edition to MUTEK.MX festival in Mexico City, which will explore the "Immersive Invention" theme together with hosts Peter Kirn, Leslie Garcia and Paloma Lopez (Interspecifics), and professor Roberto Morales. More information on this theme, as well as an application form, are now up.
Established in 2013, CTM’s Berlin Current initiative taps into the city’s sprawling landscape of unconventional pop and electronic music hybrids to map out its current expansion of musical diversity, and to support emerging Berlin-based acts and artists. A range of Berlin Current supported events are upcoming this fall, including two collaborations with Unsound (in Vladivostok and at the festival's home edition in Krakow), a showcase produced with Lunchmeat in Prague, and input into CTM's Polymorphism event in October at Berghain. Have a look at artists and projects that have been supported by the initiative.
Unsound and CTM Berlin have worked together over many years on a number of projects. Now they join forces once again, to present a programme of A/V shows and club music within the framework of Pacific Meridian, the international film festival of Asian-Pacific Countries in Vladivostok. "Unsound x CTM Dislocation: Vladivostok" is produced with the support of the Goethe-Institut Novosibirsk and will take place 15 – 17 September, with artists Laurel Halo, Helm, Lotic, Rabih Beaini, Moa Pillar, Buttechno, and more.
CTM has been invited to create the programme for the second edition of Music Ports, a project that provides a platform for gaining qualifications needed to operate in the field of electronic music. The daytime programme of workshops and seminars will take place on 16 September, and is complemented by a Berlin Current club night at Prague’s Neone club. Produced together with Lunchmeat, the lineup features artists group A, Guido Möbius, mobilegirl, Mechatok, Opium Hum, Machine Woman, GSMTKNSTWRK and others.
For the fourth year in a row, the CTM 2017 Radio Lab calls for unusual audio projects that couple the radio medium with the potential of live performance or installation while also relating to the CTM 2017 Festival theme: FEAR ANGER LOVE. The two commissioned works will premiere in the form of an installation or live performance at CTM 2017, before being broadcasted in Deutschlandradio Kultur’s Klangkunst programme and by the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation. The deadline is 28. August 2016.
Following the outstanding success of the 2016 Festival and its all-time record of 35,000 guests we are delighted to announce the dates and themes of the forthcoming 18th edition: CTM 2017 will take place from 27 January to 5 February 2017 at various Berlin venues, adopting the theme FEAR ANGER LOVE.
The European Network for Contemporary Audiovisual Creation is offering six AV research and/or production residencies with CTM Festival (Berlin), humainTROPhumain (Montpellier), LABoral (L.E.V Festival, Gijón), Avatar (Quebec) and le lieu unique (Nantes). Taking place over a period of November 2016 to May 2017, the call searches for creative and innovative artistic projects and research within the fields and at the cross-sections of sound, visuals, music, performing arts and digital culture. Artists may apply for more than one preferred residency location until the extended deadline of 23 June.