MusicMakers Hacklab – Day 4: Generative Constructions

Kunstquartier Projektraum, Mariannenplatz 2, 10997 Berlin Map
Tickets: Entrance free
Jan

31

Thu
12:00 20:00

Ongoing workshops, plus presentations:

14:00 Mark Fell
16:00 Keith Fullerton Whitman

The MusicMakers Hacklab, conceived in collaboration with Peter Kirn of Create Digital Music, will be an open, collaborative environment in which participants can learn about new technologies and get their hands on making their own musical inventions.

14:00 Mark Fell **CANCELLED**
RA Live Exchange with Mark Fell

Mark Fell in conversation with Will Lynch of online music platform Resident Advisor. Mark Fell's live experimental music work relies on generative systems, built in Max/MSP. Known as half of the Sheffield duo SND, here Fell allows an intimate look at his solo performance approach as he talks about strategies, techniques and creations.

16:00 Keith Fullerton Whitman
Applying Generative Concepts to Hardware-based Electronic Music

If Fell works in software, Whitman works in hardware, applying generative concepts to hardware-based electronic music. A conversation with the artist on his approach to generative composition – the perfect indeterminism machines of our theme.

ARTISTS

Mark Fell[UK]

Mark Fell aka Sensate Focus is a multidisciplinary artist based in Sheffield. Initially best known for his work together with Mat Steel in the duo SND, he currently keeps a busy schedule primarily with the performance of his seminal work, Multistability.

Derek Holzer[US/DE]

Derek Holzer is an American instrument builder and sound artist based in Berlin, whose current interests include DIY analogue electronics, field recording, media archaeology and the meeting points of electroacoustic, noise, improv and extreme music.

Keith Fullerton Whitman[US]

Keith Fullerton Whitman is a musician based in Cambridge with a deep interest in Musique Concrète, systems- and process-music, using an array of often custom built hardware modular synthesis equipment and studio technology. In addition, to his own music, he is known for his realizations & performances of pieces by Dick Raaijmakers, and Conrad Schnitzler.

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