ME AS US - public lecture by CM von Hausswolff

Date: 
September 28, 2015 - 17:00 - 19:00
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Room: 
Auditorium
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Organizer(s): 
UH Fest
CEU host unit(s): 
Center for Arts and Culture (CAC)
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ME AS US - public lecture by CM von Hausswolff

Me As Us is a lecture of CM von Hausswolff presented at the Central Europen as part of the Shape program. The lecture will cover Hausswolff's work with individual musical and sonic conceptual pieces, including his large FREQ_OUT installation, and will focus on collaborations and co-operations in a neo-renaissance time.

Carl Michael von Hausswolff (born 1956) is a composer, visual artist, and curator based in StockholmSweden. His main tools are recording devices (camera, tape deck, radar, sonar) used in an ongoing investigation of electricity, frequency, architectural space and paranormal electronic interference. Major exhibitions include Manifesta (1996),documenta X (1997), the Johannesburg Biennial (1997), Sound Art - Sound as Media at ICC in Tokyo (2000), theVenice Biennale (2001, 2003 and 2005) and Portikus, Frankfurt (2004). Hausswolff received a Prix Ars Electronicaaward for Digital Musics in 2002.

In cooperation with UH Fest. UH Fest is one of the rare events dedicated to adventurous modern music in Hungary. Since 2001 they have staged more than 400 performances during 6 festivals and a number of one-off events. UH Fest has been putting special emphasis on presenting unconventional approaches towards music and pinpointing individual national scenes, which are often left uncovered by the domestic media and large-scale festivals. Their deliberate strategy to juxtapose artists not just from different countries, genres, but also with different approaches and moods.

UH Fest official: http://uh.hu/

Entrance is free!