LUDWIG BERGER


COMPOSITIONS / INSTALLATIONS

2016

Blue Hour Observatory
Collective color perception experiment by Lara Mehling and Ludwig Berger
>Released as audio piece with article at trans magazin.

Nur Hunde laufen so als wüssten sie wohin
Soundwalk by Ludwig Berger, Florian Fischer and Kristof van Bowen (60 min)
>Comissioned by Staatstheater Braunschweig

2015

You will have been here
Augmented temporality installation for a room, a microphone, a headphone and a listener.
>Developed and Premiered at Matralab Montréal.

Pelléas et Mélisande-Raum
Sound installation, 20 channels
After Claude Debussys Opera, directed by Barbara Weber
>Comissioned by Bayerische Staatsoper Munich

Räumung
7 chnannels, 8 min
Site-specific composition for SeaM Werkstattstudio. Examining space, resonance, disappearing and remembering.

A city searches for a microphone
Interactive Radio Intervention
A microphone is hidden in the city, its sounds streamed live to the radio.
In collaboration with Lea Hohn and Alexander Pospischil
> Honorary Mention Bauhaus Essentials
> realized at lab.30 Festival Augsburg (Gaswerk) and Hörspielsommer Leipzig 2015

2014

Mapping of hypothetical islands on the scale of 1:1
Stereo, 10 min
Electronic composition, all material gained from one sample (a picture file played as sound).
>Prize winner in the composition competition "Banc d'essai" (GRM, Paris) 2014
>Presented at Resonanzen Festival Leipzig 2014

A year's hours behind my father's house
4 channels, 48 min
Four time lapse sequences from a one year-recording project in Alsace/France.
>awarded with the GRAFE Kreativ Prize 2014
>Released at Impulsive Habitat
>Presented as installation at: POSITIONS (Berlin Art Week 2014), Bauhaus Essentials (Weimar 2014), Galerie Seitz & Partner (Berlin 2015)

La città addormentata
Stereo, 10 min
Soundscape Composition of Venice at night: rats, insects and the machines of the tourism industry.
> Presented at Invisible Places | Sounding Cities, Viseu (PT), 11-20.7.2014

Cranachstrasse 47
Audiovisual piece, 7 min
Examining the connection between architecture and light (Villa Duerckheim, Henry van de Velde).
Video by Michael Kugler
> Selected for Image & Resonance II, Cycle of Electroacoustic Visual Music 2014, Fund. Destellos (Mar de Plata, AR)
> Presented at Segnali Festival (Perugia, IT, 2014), Lichstrom Festival (Ingolstadt, D, 2014)

2013

Cuyo
Stereo / Wave Field Synthesis, 10 min
Soundscape Composition of a dry landscape in west Argentina
> Winning piece 14th Electroacoustic Composition Competition Música Viva 2013
> Presented on a 96-channel wave field synthesis system at the AES Convention 2014

Windstream
Haptic live stream installation
Wind is captured with microphones in San Diego and streamed live to ventilators in Weimar.
In collaboration with Jonas Koehler, Cornelius Waiblinger and Brendan Bernhardt Gaffney
> Presented at Bauhaus Summaery 2013 in cooperation with the University of California San Diego
> Honorary Mention Bauhaus Essentials 2013

Eigengrau
Stereo, 27 min
Radio-Feature about darkness, crossing four different rooms
> Awarded with "Best Production" at International Radio Play Competition Hörspielsommer Leipzig 2014
> released at Buchfunk Verlag
> broadcasted at MDR Figaro and Detektor.FM

2012

1959
Stereo, 19:59 min
Radiophonic piece about the relationship of recording and rembering
> Premiered at Imatronic Festival / ZKM Karlsruhe (GRM Akusmonium), 1.12.2012
> Further Performances:
- Hörkunst Festival (Erlangen, DE, 2013), Musiques & Recherches (Espace Senghor, Brussels, BE 2013), Diskurs Festival for Young Performing Arts (Giessen, DE, 2013), Helsinki Music Centre (Helsinki, FI, 2014)

Acousmap: Lobsann, April afternoons
Interactive map with continuous sound

2011

Sardegna
Stereo, 4 min
Soundscape-Composition
> Finalist in the Contest Europe – a sound panorama (Goethe Institute / ZKM / DRadio Kultur)

Elegia
6-Channel Sound installation, 39 min
After Rilkes "Duineser Elegien" (with Katja Lehmann)
> Commissioned by Lichtnächte Festival / Eichstätt 2011

Kammer II-IV
Electroacoustic studies, 7 min



THEATRE MUSIC

Der Fall M. (OFS / Kammerspiele München, directed by Florian Fischer), 2014
Die Unverheiratete (Nationaltheater Mannheim, directed by Florian Fischer), 2015
Homburg ohne Traum (IX. International Theatre Festival Moskau, directed by Florian Fischer), 2013
Nutze dein Trauma! (100° Festival Hebbel am Ufer, traumakollektiv), 2013
Alles ist Wunderland (Casinotheater Winterthur, directed by Daniel Wahl), 2012
Bulger (Dschungel Wien, directed by Katja Lehmann), 2012
Der Schatten des Körpers des Kutschers (Peter-Weiss-Woche Rostock, directed by Bea Tinzmann), 2012
An der großen Straße (Landestheater Bregenz, directed by Katja Lehmann), 2011
Die Baronin und die Sau (Stalburg Frankfurt, directed by Katja Lehmann), 2011
Kabale und Liebe (Landestheater Bregenz, directed by Katja Lehmann), 2012
Die andere Seite (TAG Wien, directed by Katja Lehmann), 2010
Timm Thaler (TDJW Leipzig, directed by Katja Lehmann), 2010
Werther! (TDJW Leipzig, directed by Katja Lehmann), 2010



FILM SCORES & SOUNDDESIGN (selection)

Cassy - Meditations on the Dancefloor (Documentary, directed by Marietta Kesting), 2014 (Sound & Score)
Medusa´s raft (Video Installation, directed by Stracke/Seibt), 2013 (Sound)
Claudiu & The Fish (Short film, directed by Andrei Tanase), 2013 (Score)
> Labled “Especially Valuable” and “Short film of the month”
Weil ich dich nicht mehr liebe (Video Installation, directed by Stracke/Seibt), 2013 (Sound)
> HMKV Video of the Month, Dortmunder U
Simultan (Video Installation, Simultanhalle Köln, directed by Stracke/Seibt), 2013 (Sound)
Mystery Cache (Feature film, directed by Philipp Dettmer), 2012 (Score)
> Debut prize, Biberacher Filmfestspiele 2013
The End (Video Installation, Haus der Kunst München, dir. by Stracke/Seibt), 2012 (Sound)
German Historikertag Berlin, 2010 (Sound)
Klare Wasser (Short film, directed by Michael Adam), 2007 (Score)
Blutsbande (Feature film, directed by Matthias Benner), 2006 (Score)
100 Grad (Short film, directed by Philipp Serba and Jörg Schweiger), 2005 (Score)