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Kunstradio Party

Kunstradio Art’s Birthday 2019

Join the Party at the RadioKulturhaus Wien
Wednesday, 17th January 2019, 08pm. Free Entrance!

Please join us at this year’s Kunstradio Art’s Birthday Party at Studio 3 at ORF Funkhaus (Argentinierstraße 30a, 1040 Vienna), starting at 8pm.

The following artists have confirmed their participation and are getting their gifts ready for the big evening on 17th January: Martin Brandlmayr & Nicholas Bussmann with the piano robot by Winfried Ritsch, Bela Brillowska & Felix Kubin, Electric Indigo, Mirre M & Luma.Launisch and venerasinn.

on site: 08pm - 10:30pm,
RadioKulturhaus Wien, Argentinierstrasse 30a, A-1040 Vienna.

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on air: Ö1 Radiokunst – Kunstradio live 11pm – 01.00am

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Programm details (CET):

20:10Welcome Hans Groisz
20:15venerasinn by Verena Dürr
20:40Ferrum [2019] by Electric Indigo (EBU satellite)
21:00Kapital Band 1 (Wien/Berlin) Martin Brandlmayr: drums Nicholas Bussmann: Robot operated grand piano
21:30ART'S BIRTHDAY auf der Raumstation with Bela Elektra Brillowska and Felix Kubin
22:00Mirre M & luma.launisch

Venerasinn by Verena Dürr

Verena Dürr is an author, musician and social worker in Vienna.
In recent years she has been involved in various musical projects together with other artists, such as the poetry pop band “bi seine heult”, the art rock band “perlen für die säue” or the collective for experimental instrument making “Lasterkanaster”. She is co-organizer of the Klangkunstfestival Klangmanifeste and the interdisciplinary literature series Musenküsse. In her music spoken word project venerasinn, she sets her own and associated poetry to music with dark electronic lo-fi arrangements.

Ferrum [2019] by Electric Indigo

For Kunstradio’s contribution to the EBU Satellite the Austrian DJ and composer Electric Indigo will develop her new piece Ferrum [2019] celebrating the birthday of art. Ferrum is a large-scale exploration of inharmonic timbres, oscillating between brutal grinding textures and intricate percussive singularities, created by digitally transforming recordings of various metallic objects.
Electric Indigo, DJ, composer, musician, has performed in 38 countries across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. She represents an intelligent and distinguished interpretation of techno and electronic music. Her DJ-sets are characterized by a wide variety with a clarity of vision and a depth that comes from a deep understanding of the music and the art of DJing. As a composer and musician, she creates music for concert spaces, clubs, sound installations and occasionally for stage plays and short films. In her compositions and live performances, she emphasizes the spatial-temporal placement of subtly elaborated sounds and structures, often generated from speech recordings. Electric Indigo shuttles between Vienna and Berlin.
Electric Indigo's first solo album was released on imbalance computer music in March 2018.

Kapital Band 1 (Wien/Berlin) Martin Brandlmayr: drums Nicholas Bussmann: Robot operated grand piano

The duo of Martin Brandlmayr and Nicholas Bussmann "Kapital Band 1" has been exploring the possibilities of improvisation with machines for 15 years. Their current experimental set-up consists of the algorithmically controlled automaton, an attachment developed by Winfried Ritsch for grand pianos and drums as antagonist. The structures and patterns of both poles meet as parallel existences or mimetic takeovers. A search between impulse and logic, algorithms and attitudes, false coincidence and real errors.

Kapital Band 1 are Martin Brandlmayr and Nicholas Bussmann. The musicians met in 2003 playing a number of duo concerts under different names: “the golden boys”, “hair” amongst others.
While the instant approach was to make an abstract derivate of funk music it happened to be something quite unique – but not funk. By using random algorithms the drums and the electronics interact in a way that forces the musicians to play with an attention to the moment which you only know from improvised music, while keeping the skeleton of a pop song. In 2004 “2CD” was released, the bands debut album on Mosz–Records/Vienna. KAPITAL BAND 1 received a honorable mention at PRIX ARS ELETRONICA for their debut album. Their music has since developed far beyond its starting point and infact there was a second album already in the works and near completion, but the musicians decided to trash it altogether and go a step further. “Playing By Numbers” is the result – the third album.
In 2018 they started to work on a new album.

ART'S BIRTHDAY auf der Raumstation (Art’s Birthday on the space station) with Bela Elektra Brillowska & Felix Kubin

Bela Elektra Brillowska, artist and actress, lives in hamburg.
Radioshow: bela im flow

Felix Kubin lives and works against the gravity with Sci-Fi Pop/Noise/Animation Films/Radio Plays/Experimental Broadcasting. As the messenger of exploding lungs he started his label "Gagarin Records" in 1998 and rules the "syndicate of counter-noise" since 9.9.1999.

PLAY FULL ART by Mirre M & Luma.Launisch

An audiovisual sound image from digital projection and analog sound.
We light a campfire of love - of life.
Congratulations to art - by no means in vain.
Art - You - Create! Imagination - Emotion - Mockery - Reward!

Florian Tanzer (1/2 Half of Luma.Launisch, sound:frame Resident Artist)
The VJ duo Luma.Launisch, alias Astrid Steiner and Florian Launisch, create their surreal worlds on screens in techno-clubs and classical concert halls. With their background in filmmaking the duo aims to tell stories. Their visual journeys can pilot you into a colourful balloon, letting you float over the boats of the Bosphorus only to land in New York’s Central Park. / /

Mirjam Wällstedt (Mirre M, Universal Records, Flora und Sauna Records)
The final concert at the Vienna Gustav Mahler Conservatory in the field of jazz was given by the Swedish-born singer and her punk band with 2 drummers. Her liberation from sheet music and jazz led her from live jams with drum & bass DJs to collaborations with electronic producers to Manifesta in Zurich, where she made a guest appearance at the Cabaret Voltaire in 2016 at the invitation of Viennese concept artist Lia Karl.
Major label deals, Klingelbeutel concerts, Schlager compositions, her own label foundation, gala evenings with friendly musicians and interdisciplinary art projects - Mirjam loves variety.