Archive for the ‘Performances / Sound’ Category

AUTOPLAY

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A dance mashup, a bastard pop collage stolen from 1000 different sources: In AUTOPLAY, the copy & paste button becomes the leitmotif. Every movement, every sound, every image is an objet trouvé taken from the World Wide Web. From contemporary choreography to the Harlem Shake, from the video game Fortnite to shampoo commercials, from the selfie style on Instagram to the globally marketed pose of Michelangelo’s David – everything is recombined, reorganized and intermixed.

 

World premiere: 14. November 2019, schwere reiter Munich

Choreography: Moritz Ostruschnjak together with Daniela Bendini and the dancers

Dance: Annamaria Ajmone, Daniel Conant, Cristian Cucco, Antoine Roux-Briffaud

Video: Moritz Stumm

Music mixing & editing: Jonas Friedlich

Dramatic adviser: Armin Kerber

Light design: Andreas Harder

Costume: Daniela Bendini, Renate Ostruschnjak

Audio engineering: Paolo Mariangeli

Production management: Hannah Melder

PR: Simone Lutz

Credits

A production by Moritz Ostruschnjak. Supported by the Department of Arts and Culture of the City of Munich

and the BLZT, Bavarian State Association for Contemporary Dance with funding from the Bavarian State Ministry

for Science and Arts. Realised by a residency of the Theater Freiburg. The artist is supported by Grand Luxe

network 2019/20 an is a member of Tanztendenz München e. V.

RANGDA

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RANGDA

 

 

costume in cooperation with Svenja Gassen

HECTORS CALL

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HECTORS CALL

 

2019

video, 4:21 min.

IBOGAIN

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IBOGAIN

 

2018

audiovisual live-performance

10 inch Dubplate, Edition of 30 + 5AP ‘s

 

Henk Heuer’s and Moritz Stumm’s -work Ibogain, modifies states of consciousness through audio visual stimulants. By incorporating acoustic illusions such as binaural beats, the Shepard-Risset-Glissando, and time-shifting polyrhythms, a psychoacoustic experiment  emerges that is expanded by hypnotic, geometrical projections in the three-dimensional space.
Extracted from an African tropical plant, the hallucinogen Ibogan is administered in shamanic rituals and leads to a waking dream-consciousness. Sound and rhythm have always been used for healing and the enhancement of perception. Simultaneously, there is a belief in the enhancement of the human being through technology and science which has taken on religious traits. With the help of neuronal stimulation and so-called brain-computer interfaces, a new-, more efficient and intelligent human being is supposed to be created. The cooperation of Heuer and Stumm oscillates between these poles of archaic spirituality and the current tendencies of a supposed rational optimization of human beings. The cultural and psychic aspects of sound and music are recurrent motifs in Moritz Stumms artistic work.

PROPAGANDA/ MANTIS

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PROPAGANDA

 

ongoing

 

are audiovisual live-performances an collaboration with Nik Nowak. They deal with topics of sonic warfare, propaganda and the psychology of sound.

 

HOMA

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HOMA

 

AV performance, 20 min

2017

with Elisa Jule Braun and Ace Mahbaz

 

HOMA is an audiovisual performance, in which sound, visuals and sign language come together and complement each other, but can never be completely deciphered. The performance consists of three parts: visuals, sound and a narrative technique,which is a mix of sign language, meme and physical theatre. Ace has biosensors attached to his arms, which measure his muscle contraction and which enable him to create and manipulate sound and visual effects.

 

Sign language and its related culture are threatened with extinction. Even though it was not until the second half of the twentieth century that a genuine recognition and development as an independent culture has developed. Due to the progress of medical technology, there will be less and less deaf people, and with them sign language and the related culture will disappear. This phenomenon affects not only the Deaf community, but also the diversity of the human being in general. This raises moral and philosophical questions about human development through the influence of technology.

THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED

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THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED

 

2016

TV-screens, steel, wood, electvrical components, size variable

UNSTERN

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UNSTERN

In kaleidoscopic scenes, “Unstern” illuminates the very moment before catastrophe strikes; it is a blend of violence, nationalist propaganda, incipient battle cries, machismo and insecurity. Expressive images form narrative sequences of motion and performative scenes. A sequence of conditions, sensations and motives results in an image of a society on the edge of an abyss and the onset of a new era.

 

World Premiere: 13th of September 2018 @ schwere reiter Munich

 

Idea, concept: Moritz Ostruschnjak
Choreography: Moritz Ostruschnjak together with Daniela Bendini and the dancers
Dance: Eli Cohen, Antoine Roux-Briffaud, Gaetano Badalamenti, Lazare Huet
Video: Moritz Stumm  
Music mixing, editing, compiling: Jonas Friedlich
Lightdesign: Tanja Rühl
Costume: Renate Ostruschnjak
Sound engeneering: Paolo Mariangeli
Production: Hannah Melder
PR: Simone Lutz PR

RUIN

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VISUALS FOR RUIN

 

Founded by artist Martin Eder, Ruin’s dark and eerie music has often been described as the sonic expression of eder’s spectral paintings  and in his music as in his art the abyss is never far away.  Eder is invested in the despair, self-abandonment and sound of black metal. Musicians like Attila Csihar of Mayhem, sunn O))) and Jochen Arbeit of Einstürzende Neubauten have contributed to Ruin’s deconstructed pieces.

NOVA MONDO

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NOVA MONDO

2010