SPK Komplex, filmscore

abstract: In 1970, Dr. Wolfgang Huber and a group of patients founded the anti-psychiatric “Socialist Patient’s Collective” (SPK) in Heidelberg. Controversial therapy methods, political demands, and a massive interest in the movement from patients deeply distrustful of conventional “custodial psychiatry,” led to run-ins with the University of Heidelberg and local authorities. The conflict quickly escalated […]

SPK Komplex, filmscore

aprindo o jogo Sao Paulo concert

by sounding situations (Milena Kipfmüller & Klaus Janek) We set up a musical game as a model to get to know the scene and to introduce ourself. Everybody who comes is invited to bring their instruments or sets. Each person gets a card, which he/she can play once to join. After an opening situation of […]

aprindo o jogo Sao Paulo concert

echolot Sao Paulo

Goethe Institut Sao Paulo Echolot searches for hidden sounding and musical material that is saved in books. Written words that transmit semantic meaning are for us scores for sound and music. Transformed through the voice of the visitors into sound, the short and playful recordings get overlayed, (de)composed, sent, resent and recieved by the listener […]

echolot Sao Paulo

CERNa, Salvador

is a project to research fundamental structures of acoustic particles within different global environments. The particles are made to collide together at close to the speed of light. The process gives the researchers clues about how the particles interact, and provides insights into the fundamental laws of artistic nature. The project CERNa was created for […]

CERNa, Salvador

Vila Sul Residence, Salvador

between april and may 2017 Milena Kipfmüller and Klaus Janek were invited residents at Vila Sul, Goethe Institut in Salvador, Brazil. They got nominated by the Sophiensaele, Berlin to propose a project. The project called CERNa was choosen by the jury of curators of Vila Sul. The residence was supported by the Goethe Institut and […]

Vila Sul Residence, Salvador

concerto ambulante #1 Bruxelles

Concerto Ambulante is a city-immersed performance with sound in dialogue with the actual happening environment. We start with no presets and samples and walk through the city together with the audience to discover which sounds and scenes will hit our open mics. All the sounds that will be happening will be found by us on […]

concerto ambulante #1 Bruxelles

Residency at Q-02 Bruxelles

residency Milena Kipfmüller & Klaus Janek 27/02/2017 – 23/03/2017 Q-O2 Klaus Janek, Milena Kipfmüller Frequency fields. Milena Kipfmüller & Klaus Janek will engineer a solid set as composition instrument. At the beginning of the research tehy decide about abilities and aesthetic characteristics of the instrument, which will intrinsically define its sounding and performative qualities. At […]

Residency at Q-02 Bruxelles

Echolot ms Hecker Berlin

by sounding sitations (Klaus Janek & Milena Kipfmuller) Miss Hecker, Berlin Echolot searches for hidden sounding and musical material that is saved in books. Written words that transmit semantic meaning are for us scores for sound and music. Transformed through the voice of the visitors into sound, the short and playful recordings get overlayed, (de)composed, […]

Echolot ms Hecker Berlin

halb taube, halb pfau – audiobook

Maren Kames’ book, published with Secessions Verlag is a hybrid on many levels: the work is a poem/novel, book/radio drama, design/art. The reading experience of this piece of art in all means is unique and new. Sometimes the pages content is a couple of sentences, sometimes a QR code directs to audio work. And this […]

halb taube, halb pfau – audiobook

Brazil in june – sound piece

Milena Kipfmüller and myself created this music work out of a series of sonic object trouvees generated during the impeachement process of Dilma Roussef. It is the experiment of using very concrete verbal statements as music elements and compose them into a piece of music, expressing a very clear readable political opinion. It goes against […]

Brazil in june – sound piece

Echolot @ matralab/Concordia University

  matraresidencies ECHOLOT Residency Project by K. Janek & M. Kipfmüller Description ECHOLOT is a performance installation by Milena Kipfmüller and Klaus Janek which will be presented at the Goethe Institut, Montréal for Nuit Blanche on February 27, 2016. On March 2, they will present a lecture performance at matralab that investigates ECHOLOT on a deeper […]

Echolot  @ matralab/Concordia University

Echolot @ Goetheinstitut Montreal

by sounding sitations (Klaus Janek & Milena Kipfmuller) Goethe Institut Montreal Echolot searches for hidden sounding and musical material that is saved in books. Written words that transmit semantic meaning are for us scores for sound and music. Transformed through the voice of the visitors into sound, the short and playful recordings get overlayed, (de)composed, […]

Echolot @ Goetheinstitut Montreal

Case Cortina, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

Case Cortina is a project that looks for the development of an auditive-performative „instrument“. It is based on the constant investigation of the special acoustic characteristics of field recordings, music and language that enter a dialog of its informational content. Case Cortina is convinced that meaning is not just constituted by the use of understandable […]

Case Cortina, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin