CV

Ludwig Berger works on electronic and radiophonic compositions, as well as installations and interventions in public space. He explores dynamic relationships between time and place, landscape and mapping, recording and remembering. After a Master in musicology, art history and literature, he studied Electroacoustic Composition with Robin Minard at the Liszt School of Music Weimar and received his Master with distinction. Since 2015, Ludwig Berger works as research associate at the Institute of Landscape Architecture at ETH Zurich, where he teaches sound to architecture students, investigates audiovisual mapping techniques and explores psychogeographic strategies for architecture.


AWARDS

> Winner of the 14th Electroacoustic Composition Competition Música Viva 2013 for "Cuyo"
> GRAFE Kreativ Prize 2014 for "A year's hours…"
> "Best Production" at the International Radio Play Competition "Leipziger Hörspielsommer" 2014 for "Eigengrau"
> Honorary mention international sound art competition "Sonotopia 2015" (Bonn Hören / Beethovenstiftung Bonn)
> Short list Prix Pierre Schaeffer 2015 for "1959"
> Short list Soundland Sound Art Commissions 2015
> Prize winner in the composition competition "Banc d'essai" (GRM, Paris) 2014 for "Mapping..."
> Finalist in competition "Europe - a sound panorama" (Goethe Institute / DRadio / ZKM), 2011 for "Sardegna"
> Residence of Literaturhaus Bremen, 2010
> “Best Poetry Clip 2009” (ZDF/Theaterkanal)
> "Sound Art"-Award (Fliesstext10), 2010


PERFORMANCES/EXHIBITIONS (selection)

Akousma Festival (INA-GRM) (Paris, F)
Amsterdam Biennale (Amsterdam, NL)
Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts (Bristol, UK)
Bayerische Staatsoper (Munich, DE)
British Library (London, UK)
Círculo de Bellas Artes (Madrid, ES)
DeutschlandRadio Kultur (D)
Diskurs Festival for Young Performing Arts (Giessen, DE)
European Media Art Festival (Osnabrueck, DE)
Festival Silêncio (Goethe Institute) (Lisbon, PT)
Helsinki Music Centre (Helsinki, FI)
Fundation Destellos (Mar de Plata, AR)
ICMC 2015 (Denton, US)
Imatronic Festival (ZKM) (Karlsruhe, DE)
Invisible Places | Sounding Cities (World Forum for Acoustic Ecology) (Viseu, PT)
Lancaster Institute of Contemporary Arts (Lancester, UK)
lab.30 Festival (Augsburg, DE)
Matrabox (Montréal, CAN)
Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean (Luxembourg, LU)
Música Viva Festival (Lisbon, PT)
Musiques & Recherches (Espace Senghor) (Brussels, BE)
Néstor Kirchner Cultural Centre (Buenos Aires, AR)
Poesia Festival (Palau de la Virreina) (Barcelona, ES)
CONA (Ljubljana, SI)
Relincha Festival (Valdivia, Chile)
Resonanzen Festival (Leipzig, DE)
Segnali - Audiovisual and Performance Arts International Festival (Perugia, IT)
Seoul International Computer Music Festival (Seoul, KR)
Sonorities Festival (SARC) (Belfast, UK)
Sound | Place (Goldsmiths) (London, UK)
Studio 3000 (Lexington, USA)


THEATRE MUSIC (selection)

Münchner Kammerspiele
IX. International Theatre Festival Moscow
Nationaltheater Mannheim
FastForward European Festival of Young Directors (Braunschweig)
Körber Studio Junge Regie, Thalia Theater Hamburg
100° Festival (HAU Berlin)
Landestheater Bregenz
Casinotheater Winterthur
Dschungel Wien
Theater der Jungen Welt Leipzig
Stalburg Theater Frankfurt/Main
TAG Wien



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