Norbert Math


Art's Birthday Party 2000: Norbert Math performing in Studio RP4


see also: http://alien.mur.at/bios/bio_math.html

Geboren 1962 in Bozen.
Math lebt seit 1985 in Wien und arbeitet in den Bereichen Komposition, elektronische Musik, Intermedia, Radiokunst.
1987 - 1995 Mitglied der Gruppe "The Aftertouch" (LP "Masters of the Light Age" 1991); seit 1991 Zusammenarbeit mit Sodomka/Breindl, in der er seit 1994 gemeinsam mit "Insight Instruments" physiologisch gesteuerte Installationen und Performances realisiert. Beteiligung an verschiedenen Projekten des "Kunstradio-Radiokunst", u.a. "Horizontal Radio", 1995, "Recycling the Future", 1997.


Born 1962 in Bolzano, Italy, lives and works in Vienna and Graz.
Norbert Math is active in the fields of radio art, electronic music, installation, internet. Since 1991 he has been working with Sodomka/Breindl in the development and execution of multi-media projects. Norbert Math is co-founder (with Sodomka/Breindl) and network designer of "Alien Productions".



[radio works]   [installations]   [performances]   [published works]   [music for film and video]   [telephone concert]   [internet]


compositions:
1989 Stück #1 Tape, first performance at ACUSTICA 89, Alte Schmiede, Wien,april 7th 1989
1991 Erste Symphonie - Die Unterhaltung der Zuhörer with Jizz Onto, first performance at Elektronischer Frühling, Festival elektronischer Musik, Alte Schmiede Wien, june 21st 1991
1993 Wie Parallelen sind meine 2 Seelen for four gitars, first performance at Klar Schiff, Kunstwerk Wien, july 1st 1993
Dependance for 3 instruments, 3 computers und 3voice generators, first performance at Klar Schiff, Kunstwerk Wien, july 1st 1993
1994 Physical Modelling for four gitars, first performance by the Naildance Quartet, Interkult-Theater, Wien june 10, 1994
Wish You Were Here three pieces for two keyboards, some with Rupert Huber, first performance at Komponistenwerkstatt Rupert Huber, July 12, 1994, Alte Schmiede, Wien



performances:
1994 thetaPHASE Performance for biofeedback-controlled light- and soundenvironment, for the radio series SCHLAFRADIO. First performance at Echoraum, Wien, festival Sampling Symposium, october 22 1994
1995 Channel 9 with Andrea Sodomka and Martin Breindl, Performance for biofeedback-controlled light- and sound environment, first performance at ESC, Graz, festival Sound Experience, september 21, 1995
1996 Die Differenzmaschine, ein Event mit einem Theaterraum with Andrea Sodomka, Martin Breindl, Petra Ganglbauer, Peter Mechtler, Florian Radon and Peter Walz. First performance: Festival sonambiente, Berlin, august 24 1996 


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installations:
1992 Drill with Andrea Sodomka, Intermedia installation in the exhibition Im Raum Schule, Offenes Kulturhaus Linz, june 6th - july 7th 1992 
Nahe Ferne - Zeitgleich sound for the installation by Sodomka/Breindl in the exhibition Das ANDERE Mittelalter, Kunst.Halle.Krems, june - october 1992
1994 Nahe Ferne. Zeitgleich II with Sodomka/Breindl, Light and sound installation for rotating projections and sound system, in the exhibition ZEITGLEICH, Kunsthalle Tirol, Hall in Tirol, july 15th - august 15th 1994
1996 Body Augmentation a Biofeedback-environment, with Andrea Sodomka and Martin Breindl, festival Musik und Licht, Berlin, november 29th and 30th 1996
Für immer abgegolten with Horst Zachmann, 8 track sound installation in the exhibition Wa(h)re Kunst, Offenes Kulturhaus Linz, december 12th, 1996 - january 24th, 1997; Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft Nürnberg, D, june 1997
1997 Körper aus Momenten with Monika Gentner, Museum der Wahrnehmung im Oktogon, Graz, September 19th - November 14th, 1997
Embedded Systems, by Alien Productions, in the exhibition 2000-3, Neue Galerie Graz, september 27th - october 31, 1997
Embedded Systems. the Mix by Alien Productions, at Recycling the Future IV, 10 years Kunstradio, ORF Funkhaus Wien, december 4th to 7th. 1997
1998 Autoregulative Spaces by Alien Productions, Biofeedback Installation at the festival Resistance Flucuations, June 6 and June 7, 1998, Los Angeles, presented by WIRES performance center for new and experimantal music
Partecipation at Immersive Sound, a project by ORF Kunstradio during KUNST IN DER STADT II Bregenz, July 11 to August 15 1998
Radiation with Robert Adrian, Installation for 4 computer controlled short wave receivers,at the festival Ars Electronica, Linz, September 1998
1999 Klangbild Installation at translocation - Kabinett der Streuungen, ARGE Kunst, Bozen (I)
Participation in Sound Drifting - I Silenzi parlano tra loro with the project alien city by alien productions.
2000 Der Protagonist und sein Raum with Mike Markart, Museum der Wahrnehmung im Oktogon, Graz, February 4th - March 17th, 2000


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radio works:
1991 Frozen Moments - Ungefähre Wirklichkeit with Sodomka/Breindl, ORF Ö1 - Studio Neuer Musik, july 1991
1993 SCHLAFRADIO interactive radio series, ORF Ö1 - Kunstradio, since april 1993, including own works:
SCHLAFRADIO#1 ORF Ö1 - Kunstradio, 15 April, 1993 Hypnoerotische Zwischenbilanz. Superlearning SCHLAFRADIO ORF Ö1 -Kunstradio, october, 20th 1994
1994 State Of Transition -Radio Edit with Sodomka/Breindl, first broadcast in the project Messages to Belgrade Radio B92, Beograd, 1994. Public performance at the Festival LADA 94, september 3th and 4th, 1994, over the Publifono Rimini
State Of Transition a telematic Live-Radio Event by Sodomka/Breindl, x-space and Norbert Math, in collaboration with Cooperations (Luxembourg), Mreza/Netz and Joel Ryand. Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Johanneum, Graz; V2, Rotterdam; Internet, ORF Ö1, Kunstradio, 10. November 1994
1995 Changing Messages Parallel Crossover a telematic Live-Radio Event in Innsbruck and Sarajevo, by Barbara Doser, Hofstetter Kurt and Norbert Math. With Miroslav Maraus, Sejo Bajraktarevic and Igor Camo (Sarajevo). ORF Ö1 - Kunstradio, ORF Radio Österreich International, RTVBiH (Radio of Bosnia/Herzegowina), march 16th 1995
Stazione di Bolzano/Bozen RAI UNO, as part of Horizontal Radio, a world-wide radio and internet project organised by Kunstradio and X-space. Horizontal Radio took place during the Ars Electronica Festival'95 and was broadcast live by Kunstradio, June 22 1995
Life Stations. 3 Miniaturen with Andrea Sodomka and Martin Breindl, ORF Ö1 and ORF FS1, July 1995
1996 Diaphonie #1 by Andrea Sodomka, with Harald Domitner, Rupert Huber and Norbert Math, Kunstradio and ORF Ö1 - Zeitton, October 10
Die Differenzmaschine. Algebraische Muster with Andrea Sodomka, Martin Breindl, Peter Mechtler and Petra Ganglbauer, Kunstradio and ORF Ö1 - Zeitton, November 21 1996
1997 Resonator by TXTD.sign, Kunstradio, June 19th
Embedded Systems. Eine Housemusic by Alien Productions, Kunstradio, October 9, 1997
1998 Radio Textures telematic live radio event by Sodomka/Bordoni/Math/Huber/Breindl - (rhiz Vienna)  and Stocker/Hörtner/Black (Ars Electronica Center Linz)
1999 Wortstaub Partikelwelt. Brainwaveversion by Alien Productions, Kunstradio, January 28, 1999
2000 GATEways by Alien Productions, Kunstradio, March 19, 2000
2001 REPLAY UPDATE #6: "Tempest", gemeinsam mit Ludwig Zeininger
2001 "Radiation", gemeinsam mit Robert Adrian X
2007

100 Jahre Radio - Die Wiederkehr der drahtlosen Fantasie # 4

2012 Kunstradio Classics 2 – Aus dem Archiv 2012 - Teil 5 “Schlafradio” 
2012 Kunstradio Classics 2 – Aus dem Archiv 2012 - Teil 7 “State of transition” 
2012 Kunstradio @ Ars Electronica . Live on air – on line – on site

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published works (CDs):

1989 Das Zähneklappern with Elmar Heinz-Guantes, on CD ElAkMu, Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien
1991 Masters Of The Light Age by The Aftertouch LP/MC, Nur Schrec!, Schwertberg, A
1991 Distanz - Max Brand, Ein Aspekt der Erinnerung by Andrea Sodomka, with Norbert Math, on CD ARTSAT, Österreichischer Rundfunk - Kunstradio, Wien
1992 6.th District Castle Magic by Kombinat M, on MC Tapes Of Misery & Imagination, THE REAL McCOY - REC, Wien
Incense Burning! by The Aftertouch feat. Helmut Heiland, on MC Tapes Of Misery & Imagination, THE REAL McCOY - REC, Wien
1993 What The Fuck by The Aftertouch on CD Time To Act, Aids Info Zentrale, Wien
1994 Bersaglio on CD The Future Of Memory, Progetto Civitella d' Agliano, Bolsena, I
gemmagemma dub by Tosca, on EP Tosca, g-stone records, Wien
1995 Nahe Ferne - Zeitgeich II with Andrea Sodomka and Martin Breindl, on the CD-ROM Zeitgleich - Die CD, Triton Verlag,Wien
Hide And Seek Mix with Andrea Sodomka, on EP Mesta Et La Dista Yoma Nomi, by Redred Rosary (Remix), Brefkas Ready Records, Wien
1996 Ö-Driver with Karin Schöffauer, and Der Stammbaum with Christian Loidl, on the Familie Auer CD, ORF Kunstradio
Die Differenzmaschine with Sodomka, Breindl et.al.on CD Klangkunst: die klang-dokumentation zu "sonambiente - festival für hören und sehen". München, New York, Prestel-Verlag
Diaphonie #1 (excerpt) by Andrea Sodomka, with Harald Domitner, Rupert Huber and Norbert Math, on CD musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst 96, ORF
1998 Embedded Systems by Alien Productions on CD-ROM 2000 minus 3: artspace plus interface, Wien, Triton-Verlag
1999 Embedded Systems - The Mix on CD UND II: Klang Kunst Festival 99 ,Verein zur Förderung Künstlerischer Projekte mit gesellschaftlicher Relevanz, Wiesbaden, D


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telephone concert:
1994 Mreza/Netz by the project group Mreza/Netz. With Goran Cavajda and Milan Mlandenovic (Beograd), Pino J. Ivancic (Pula), Lado Jaksa (Ljubljana), Dzevad Sabanagic (Sarajewo), Vlatko Stefanovski (Skopje), Hofstetter Kurt and Norbert Math (Wien).

Live Radio broadcast on Radio 99 (Sarajevo), Radio B92 (Beograd), Radio Labin Art Express (Pula/Labin), Radio Skopje (Skopje) und over telephone in der Voice Box +41/1/1510. Live concert over a network of 1000 telephones in the Remise, Wien. September 19th, 1994




music for film and video:
1992 Music for the film Einfache Freuden by Claudia Messmer, with Andrea Sodomka
1995 Mreza/Netz Video by Barbara Doser, Hofstetter Kurt and Norbert Math, first presentation at the festival ostranenie, Dessau, D


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internet:
1996 collaboration  at Moving Moments 96 @ Pendel, a project in residence at the Ars Elecrotnica Center by Hofstetter Kurt, with Barbara Doser, Hofstetter Kurt and Norbert Math (Vienna) and Ssejo Bajraktarevic, Dino Kassalo, Igor Maraus and Miroslav Maraus (Sarajevo).
1997 Virtual Feedback with Sodomka/Breindl and Volker Christian, a internet sound reflection system presented at Recycling The Future 1 at the Hybrid Workspace, DocumentaX, Kassel, D




Bibliography

Reinhard Braun: Norbert Math. Schlafradio #1 in "TRANSIT#2. Materialien zu einer Kunst im elektronischen Raum", published by Verein TRANSIT, Wien, Triton, 1993



Teilnahme an Kunstradio Veranstaltungen:

HORIZONTAL RADIO, 1995
RECYCLING THE FUTURE 1997
KUNST IN DER STADT / IMMERSIVE SOUND 1998
ARTS BIRTHDAY PARTY, 1999
SOUND DRIFTING 1999
ARTS BIRTHDAY PARTY, 2000
ARTS BIRTHDAY PARTY, 2004
ARTS BIRTHDAY PARTY. 2013





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