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Unexpected Territories - Veranstaltungsserie

Friday, 1. July 2022 bis Sunday, 10. July 2022

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Series of events by singuhr - projekte with exhibitions, concerts, workshops and symposium

Foto: David Tudor Portrait 2 © Sophia Ogielska 1995

The ten-day event series "unexpected territories" by singuhr - projekte with exhibitions, concerts, workshops and a symposium (1-10.7.) will follow in the footsteps of the American composer, performer and legendary pioneer of live electronics, David Tudor (1926-1996).

Tickets for concerts: 12 €/ reduced 8 €
online via www.elisabeth.berlin/billetto
Remaining tickets at the box office. Free choice of seats!
+++If you want to attend both concerts of a double concert, buy a normal/ reduced ticket for the first concert of a double concert and a multi-booker ticket for the second concert of the same date. Please bring both tickets with you to the entrance and show them at the entrance without being asked.+++


01.07.2022 | 7 & 8.30 pm | Villa Elisabeth: Opening | Double Concert

The series kicks off with a double concert at the Villa Elisabeth. The programme includes David Tudor's piece "Untitled" from 1972/1994 with a video-still by Sophia Ogielska, and two world premieres: In "Subject to Change - for video and sound (for D.T.)", Phil Edelstein, who himself performed with Tudor until the 1990s, reflects on Tudor's vision of a sound-based video control. Swedish artist Mats Lindström stages an immersive environment with "One (for David Tudor)", in which sound and neon light are synchronised.


19:00 | David Tudor - "Untitled" (1972/1994) mit Michael Johnsen (projection von Sophia Ogielska)
Phil Edelstein - "Subject to Change" for Video and Sound (for D. T.), UA

20:30 | Mats Lindström - "One (for David Tudor)" for neon light and live electronics, UA

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02.07.2022 | 7 & 8.30 pm | Villa Elisabeth: Double Concert

The second double concert of "unexpected territories" at Villa Elisabeth combines three of Tudor's original compositions with a new work by Berlin artist Jan St. Werner: "Robodynamic Diffusion (RDD) - for moving loudspeaker" - a mobile loudspeaker system that sonically activates the space through its movement. “Pepscillator" (1970) and "Microphone" (1970, realised by Matt Rogalsky) are two works that were part of the programme in the Pepsi Pavilion at the 1970 World's Fair in Osaka, Japan - a multimedia work of art produced by E.A.T. (Experiments in Art and Technology). With "Hedgehog" (1985, realised by Michael Johnsen), a late piece by Tudor is also on the programme.


19:00 | David Tudor "Pepscillator" (1970) with John Driscoll, Phil Edelstein
David Tudor "Hedgehog" (1985) with Michael Johnsen

20:30 | David Tudor "Microphone" (1970) with Matt Rogalsky
Jan St. Werner & Michael Akstaller "Robodynamische Diffusion (RDD)" for moving loudspeaker, UA

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02.-10.07.2022 | every day 2-8 pm | Villa Elisabeth: Exhibitions

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03.07.2022 | 2-8 pm | Villa Elisabeth: Symposium

The symposium on 3.7. from 14:00-20:00 in the Villa Elisabeth is entirely dedicated to the subject of live electronics. And this from the perspective of the reconstruction of electronic instruments as well as from the perspective of performance situations and forms. The programme includes lectures and discussions by and with You Nakai, Michael Johnsen, Miriam Akkermann, John Driscoll, Phil Edelstein, Matt Rogalsky, Mats Lindström, Andrea Neumann and Julia H. Schröder (moderator).

Free admission.
Entry according to capacity.


06.07.2022 | 2-8 pm | Villa Elisabeth: Lecture-Demonstration

A special "lecture-demonstration" by E.A.T. (Experiments in Art and Technology) at Villa Elisabeth will focus on a concept of Tudor that has remained a vision: "Island Eye, Island Ear". With Julie Martin, You Nakai, Jacob Kirkegaard, John Driscoll and Phil Edelstein.

Free admission.
Entry according to capacity.


08.07.2022 | 7 & 8 .30 pm | St. Elisabeth: Double Concert

The third double concert on 8 July in St. Elisabeth's Church presents "Pulsers" (1976), one of Tudor's central no-input feedback pieces, performed on restored original Tudor equipment (performed by Michael Johnsen). The "Monobirds Orchestra (after and with David Tudor's Monobird)" with Jacob Kirkegaard, Julie Martin, You Nakai and Phil Edelstein experiments with a selection of sounds from Tudor's Pepsi tapes - recordings he made on site in the run-up to the 1970 World Expo in Osaka. The theme of voice/language, on the other hand, is the focus of the UA "Analog thoughts transformed by digital dreams" by composer and performer Laura Mello and composer Wolfgang Musil, in which the possibilities of the voice are explored in an expanded electroacoustic space.


19:00 | David Tudor "Pulsers" (1976) with Michael Johnsen, Phil Edelstein
Laura Mello & Wolfgang Musil "Analog thoughts transformed by digital dreams" for voice and live electronics, UA

20:30 | "Monobirds Orchestra (after and with David Tudor's Monobird)" with Jacob Kirkegaard, Julie Martin, You Nakai, Phil Edelstein

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09.07.2022 | 7 pm | St. Elisabeth-Kirche: Final concert

The concert programme in the St. Elisabeth Church will conclude with pieces that deal with one of the central phenomena in Tudor's work: feedback. The Cologne composer and sound artist/performer hans w. koch is particularly interested in the use of phase shifts in combination with feedback in a real space. In "untitled, 2022", Michael Johnsen pursues the live-electronic birth of signals in cyclical transformations. For the finale, David Tudor's "Microphone", another of the Pepsi Pavilion pieces, is performed again, this time in a new interpretation by Tudor's friends and colleagues John Driscoll and Phil Edelstein.


19:00 | hans w. koch "i smile when the sound is singing through the space" for 12 speakers, moving microphone, UA
Michael Johnsen "untitled, 2022" for live-electronics, UA
David Tudor "Microphone" (1970) with John Driscoll, Phil Edelstein

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Organizer: singuhr e.V. in cooperation with Kultur Büro Elisabeth
Supported by: Hauptstadtkulturfonds.
With the kind support of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation. In collaboration with: Kunsthaus Acud, Meinblau Project Space and Digital in Berlin.

Photo (Detail) from Sophia Ogielska © Sophia Ogielska 1995

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