On December 11 in Paris, France, the 2011Â Phonurgia Nova radiophonic art prize has been awarded toÂ Felix Kubinâ€™sÂ â€śâ€¨SĂ¤ugling, Duschkopf, Damenschritteâ€ť, recorded in 2010 and produced by Deutschlandradio Kultur. This fine, hilarious 47minÂ hĂ¶rspiel is a collage of German library music LPs, mood music, cheap sci-fi effects and spoken words. The prize ceremony will take place at IRCAMâ€™s [...]
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Bits & Pieces lures the listener into an ear-catching, evocative sonic terrain, an acoustic metaphor of current political and economic crises. At first impression Bits & Pieces seems only like a haphazard accumulation of static noise, dirt, and interference on the listenerâ€™s radio, but the radiophonic work soon turns into the precise acoustic image of [...]
The Turner Prize 2010 has been awarded to Susan Philipsz. The prize was presented by Miuccia Prada at Tate Britain on 6 December 2010 in an evening ceremony broadcast live on Channel 4. The jury applauded the distinctive, imaginative worlds of all the artists and the strengths of their diverse artistic practices. They awarded the [...]