Foto by Michael Reiter
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
Sound engineer: Anton Reininger
Interview editing: Anna Kuncio
Voice: August Black
Accordion: Heidelinde Gratzl
Electric Guitar: Helmut Jasbar
with a sound-donation by Daniel Lercher
“Intimate Space”Radio installation for Mini-FM-Transmitters
alien productions (Andrea Sodomka, Norbert Math), 2009
The poetry of transmission
Definition: Intimate Space is the area around a human body, about an arm's length, in which one is comfortable with loved ones and close friends
A story about distance, communication and intimacy.
Radio art today appears in numerous, hybrid forms: sound installations, mobile phone-performances, Mini-FM-transmitter-installations, satellite-concerts, internetradio-pieces, podcasts....
Radio pieces are projected into so many different environments: your home, garden, car, trains,... Many of them into mobile situations.
When I´m listening to podcasts on my iPod, transmitted by a minimal distance transmitter in my car, it doesn't matter where I am, or when I'm listening. Radio creates a mapping between time and space, transforming an acoustical geometry into a spatial geometry.
In this extended transmission-space I use radio like an instrument:
A transmitter might be triggered by a guitar, or a telephone call, or a robot- voice from my netbook.
Intimate spaces and public realms are connected via mobile sound communication devices.
My home is where my communication tools are.
(Andrea Sodomka, 2009)
Statements von Andrea Sodomka
CDMC Festival Alicante