Focus Digital Music and Soundart: Sonic Saturday

SAT September 10, 2016, 2 PM-10 PM
Anton Bruckner University - Shuttle service available
Anton Bruckner Private University
Credit: Martin Hieslmair

The Sonic Saturday schedule includes a diversified lineup of offerings—symposia, panel discussions, a guided tour, Listening Room and Medium Sonorum—dedicated to listening experiences in general and modern multi-channel compositions and computer music in particular.


SAT September 10, 2016

2 PM–4 PM Symposium: Music & Sound Art Sound Art & Music – Session 1, Anton Bruckner University Linz, Studiobühne
2 PM–7 PM Listening Room, Anton Bruckner University Linz, CMS Produktionsstudio
4:30 PM–5:15 PM WE GUIDE YOU / Experts tour: Guided Tour/Demo, Anton Bruckner University Linz, CMS Computer Music Studio
5:30 PM–7:30 PM Symposium: Music & Sound Art Sound Art & Music – Session 2, Anton Bruckner University, Studiobühne
8 PM–10 PM Medium Sonorum. Intermedia Computer Music Concert, Anton Bruckner University, CMS Sonic Lab & Kleiner Saal


Sound Arts & Music – Music & Sound Arts

The Ars Electronica Symposium / Artist’s meeting at the Anton Bruckner University
SAT September 10, 2016, 2 PM-7:30 PM, Anton Bruckner University Linz, Studiobühne
Organising committee: Volkmar Klien (AT), Andreas Weixler (AT), Se-Lien Chuang (TW)

Symposium – Session 1

2 PM-2:15 PM Ursula Brandstätter (AT), Gerfried Stocker (AT) & Volkmar Klien (AT) Opening remarks
2:15 PM-2:45 PM Thomas Gardner (UK) Mimesis and Musical measurement
2:45 PM-3 PM Antonino Chiaramonte (IT/UK) Audio-visual music and Sound Art, a collaborative and interdisciplinary practice-led research field for developing intermedia artworks
3 PM-3:15 PM Werner Jauk (AT) music & sound-installation: installing auditory worlds mediated bodily by codes for sounds <-> immediated bodily by sounds …
3:15 PM-3:30 PM Sam Auinger (AT/DE) Artist´s statement
3:30 PM-4 PM Panel discussion

Moderation: Astrid Schwarz (AT, Ö1 & FM4)

The special treat

4:30 PM-5:15 PM The Computer Music Studio @Anton Bruckner University – A guided tour and short demo with Andreas Weixler (AT) and Se-Lien Chuang (TW) (Meeting Point: Anton Bruckner University, Entrance)

Symposium – Session 2

5:30 PM-6 PM Sabine Sanio (DE) Aspects of the Performance Situation in Music and Sound Art
6 PM-6:15 PM David Berezan (CA/UK) Illusion and Hyper-reality in the Nautical Cycle
6:15 PM-6:30 PM Volkmar Klien (AT) Music and the in-audible
6:30 PM-6:45 PM Veronika Mayer (AT) Irregularities in Sound – Observing Processes
6:45 PM-7 PM Peter Rantaša (AT) What, when or where is a work of sound art?
Ontology, notion and concept, commercial intercourse
7 PM-7:30 PM Panel discussion

Moderation: Astrid Schwarz (AT, Ö1 & FM4)


Medium Sonorum – Intermedia Computer Music Concert

SAT September 10, 2016, 8 PM-10 PM, Anton Bruckner University Linz, CMS Sonic Lab & Kleiner Saal
curated by Andreas Weixler (AT), Se-Lien Chuang (TW) and Volkmar Klien (AT)

Please note: To allow for a maximum number of people enjoying perfect listening positions close to the centre of the loudspeaker setups, both parts of the concerts (in the CMS Sonic Lab as well as Kleiner Saal) will be performed twice (at 8 PM and 9 PM) with one half of the audience starting in the Sonic Lab, the other half in Kleiner Saal.

Sonic Lab

  • Takuto Fukuda (JP): Assimilation (Kontrabass: Margarethe Maierhofer-Lischka)
  • David Berezan (CA/UK): buoy
  • Fernando Lopez-Lezcano (AR/US): Kitchen <-> Miniature(s)
  • Manuella Blackburn (UK): switched on
  • Antonino Chiaramonte (IT/UK): Falling (Video: Adriano Cirulli)

Kleiner Saal

  • Michael Mayr (AT): self sustained circle
  • Jakob Schauer (AT): Organismen
  • Thomas Gardner (UK): Lipsync
  • Veronika Mayer (AT) : Organ (Orgel: Theresa Zöpfl (AT))


Listening Room

SAT September 10, 2016, 2 PM-7 PM, Anton Bruckner University Linz, CMS Produktionsstudio
Multi-channel compositions in the 20.2 channel loudspeaker listening situation of the CMS Produktionsstudio

  • Rosalia Soria (MX/UK): Time Paradox (8 ch, 10:40)
  • Constantin Popp (DE/UK): Points, lines, planes (multichannel, 13:35)
  • Hassan Zanjirani Farahani (IR/AT): Tibet (4 ch, 06:38)
  • Dante Tanzi (IT): Etakate! (stereo, 07:32)
  • Mark Pilkington (UK): Moiré (audio-visual , 09:03)
  • Se-Lien Chuang (TW): VICC_variation_4.6 (20.2 ch version, 06:08)
  • Andreas Weixler (AT): for Pi (8 ch, 06:04)
  • Astrid Schwarz (AT): „Nichts als des Schrecklichen Anfang“ (8 ch, 05:52)
  • Tobias Leibetseder (AT): Druckpunkt (8 ch, 07:00)
  • Volkmar Klien (AT): Aufschwimmen, langsam (8 ch, 07:41)
  • Thomas Grill (AT): „the bore“ (3×4 ch, 08:30)


Shuttle bus / Sonic Saturday

On SAT September 10, 2016, a shuttle bus will take you directly from the POSTCITY or the Ars Electronica Center to the Anton Bruckner University and back.

Direction Anton Bruckner University

Ars Electronica Center
Anton Bruckner University
12:45 PM 1 PM 1:10 PM
1:30 PM 1:45 PM 1:55 PM
4 PM 4:15 PM 4:25 PM
7:25 PM 7:40 PM 7:50 PM

Direction POSTCITY

Anton Bruckner University
Ars Electronica Center
3:30 PM 3:40 PM 3:55 PM
6:50 PM 7 PM 7:15 PM
10:15 PM 10:25 PM 10:40 PM