metamusic aims to develop interactive sound installations and electronic instruments for animals held in captivity. The project's target is to improve the animals’ quality of life, by designing an interactive musical environment that takes the specific needs and skills of the animals into consideration. metamusic, developed by the artists' group alien productions in collaboration with the zoologists and animal keepers of the ARGE Papageienschutz, centers its attention on grey parrots.
unschärfen - second art un-conference
A project by Doris Ingrisch and Andrea Sodomka in cooperation with Ö1Kunstradio.
with: Reinhold A. Bertlmann, Doris Ingrisch, Norbert Math, Andrii Pavlov, Elisabeth Schimana, Andrea Sodomka, Florian Tanzer, Rebekah Wilson aka Netotschka Nezvanova, Elisabeth Zimmermann, among others.
Clarity as a hidden imperative of modernism was useful to
Enlightenment, for demystifying the modern world. Ambiguity, however,
breaks with the notion of a universe of clarity. Opposites blur,
ambiguity is given space – through listening, seeing, thinking. The
relationship to the observed undergoes change. Time is necessary in
order to see something, the intention is to bring out associations.
The uncertainties, the empty spaces, the interstices and the unnamable are the areas of speaking about science and art which Andrea Sodomka and Doris Ingrisch investigate in the framework of their joint project “Versuche im Und – doing art & science”. Sodomka is a composer, media artist, and member of the artist group alien productions; Doris Ingrisch is a cultural scientist and professor of Gender Studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. In their work, both move in interdisciplinary fields, the in-between. A distillation of their conversations over the last two years has flown into the radio play “Versuche im Und”.
It all began on the red sofa in Andrea Sodomka’s studio, where she met with Doris Ingrisch for talks circling the areas of science and art, and their intersections …