TONSPUR_live streaming

Unusual times require unusual measures.
To support our artists, we are launching this new series:
TONSPUR_live sets in times of COVID-19
The artists play a set via video live stream on the TONSPUR facebook page and answer your questions.

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  • Benoît Maubrey
    STREAMERS – a COVID Sculpture

    An interactive Speaker Sculpture in the shape of a Pestsäule Commissioned by TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien Karlsruhe as UNESCO City of Media Arts presents impressive installations in public spaces at the plenary assembly of the World Council of Churches in Karlsruhe.From August 18 to September 18 2022, the City of Karlsruhe’s Department of Cultural Affairs of…

  • T_D #1: UWE BRESSNIK (AUT)

    IMAGINE – The Sound of Silence Art and catalog presentation Opening Fri 06.05., 5 pm (t.b.c.) until August Artist catalogue 2018: Updated and Expanded New Special Editions in English and French, Schlebrügge.Editor, Wien 2022 @ TONSPUR_display Indoor-Showroom TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien, Q21/MQ Website: https://uwe-bressnik.info/aktuelles

  • An alley for sound

    Listen in German: https://www.deutschlandfunkkultur.de/tonspur-galerie-dlf-kultur-c94c69ac-100.html For almost 20 years, the TONSPUR Kunstverein in Vienna’s Museumsquartier has been presenting multi-channel compositions. “What the White Cube is to visual art,” says curator Georg Weckwerth, “what the urban, public space is to sound art – this cross-border genre at the intersection of visual art, media art and music.”

  • TONSPUR_workshop with Julian Siffert

    Secret Songs Producer TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien Age 8 to 12 years (max. 8 participants) Day / Time / Duration Sat, 7.5 / 11 am to 4 pm / 5 hours (incl. 45 min break) Location Room D / Q21/MQ What does the world sound like? What sounds and noises surround us every day at home,…

  • Robin Rimbaud — Scanner

    “He is very experimental because he is searching in a realm of sound which is not usually used for music…he has a good sense of atmosphere.”Karlheinz Stockhausen – BBC Radio 3 Robin Rimbaud, alias Scanner (1964, London, UK) is a composer whose work traverses the experimental terrain between sound, space and image. Since 1991 he has…

  • Franz Hautzinger

    Viennese Franz Hautzinger is one of the most distinguished experimental musicians on the Austrian scene, having worked with many big names of the international avant-garde, from Elliott Sharp and John Cale to Christian Fennesz and Keiji Haino.Hautzinger has developed his quarter-tone trumpet into an expressive tool of a completely new kind, from which he elicits…

  • Literary interventions with Markus Meyer

    Markus Meyer, born 1971 in Cloppenburg, is a German actor and ensemble member of the Vienna Burgtheater. For the opening of “STREAMERS – a COVID Sculpture” on Jan. 28, 2022, Markus Meyer read from a classic of world literature with reference to the current corona pandemic.Albert Camus “The Plague As a sign of solidarity for…

  • Radio-Choreography

    Episode 4. For the Time Being, Vienna, Saturday, April 2nd 2022, 6-7 pm Radio-Choreography is a radiophonic archive of dance practices created by female choreographers during times of migration and border crossing. The project includes a series of four episodes broadcasted live from dance archives and libraries in Berlin, Cologne, Tel Aviv and Vienna. The…

  • Tiziana Bertoncini & Thomas Lehn

    Tiziana Bertoncini graduated with a Master in Violin at Siena Conservatory and a Master in Painting at the Fine Arts’ Academy in Carrara. Completed by Studies in Art history, and specialization masterclasses for chamber music and music didactics.After being playing in orchestras and chamber music ensembles, she focused on contemporary music, written and improvised.Her work…

  • Angélica Castelló & Burkhard Stangl

    Angélica Castelló (Mexico, 1972) is a Mexican-Austrian composer, recorder player and sound electronic artist. Her compositions, abstract improvisations, electroacoustic works and performances are characterized by a sonic magic realism – realismo mágico sonoro. “My music is abstract, but it is very concrete people, stories that inspire me.” Her extravagant style can be heard on her…

  • Salon skug on wheels

    The magazine for music culture skug has been offering reports, reviews and discourse from the aesthetic and political underground for over thirty years, for the purpose of making visible those artists and activists that the mainstream sometimes overlooks. For many years, Salon skug has existed as a monthly event. The salons combine panel discussions on…

  • immerse! an online event: celebration of vernal equinox and the work of Michael Gerzon

    When: Sunday, March 20th, 4:00—5:00 pm CET — equinox moment 4:33 pm CET (see www.worldclock.com for your timezone) Featuring: Brian Katz, Anna Green, Pat Thomas, Phil Minton, Patty Seaton, Gilad Keren, Monica Bolles, Dan Neafus, Ian McLennan, William David Fastenow, Chris Plunkett, and Timo Bitner With Special Thanks to:IMERSA, International Planetarium Society, Audio Engineering Society Produced by:MorrowSound & Park Boulevard Productions with TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien, Vienna, Austria. Mark your…

  • Norbert Math

    Norbert Math (born 1962 in Bolzano, lives in Oggau) works in the fields of radio art,electronic music, installation and media art. Since 1997 he is a member of the artist network alien productions.alien productions was founded in 1997 by Andrea Sodomka (A), Martin Breindl (A), Norbert Math (I) and August Black (USA) as an artists’…

  • Julian Siffert 

    In his artistic practice, Julian Siffert (*1993) often investigates the relationships between bodies and spaces at the intersection of socio-political, economic and technological systems. In doing so, he deals with topics such as spatial perception, acoustics, orientation, navigation, cartography or geography as well as their history and produces performances, sculptures, installations, videos, electronic music and…

  • Christian Fennesz

    Austrian guitarist, composer, and electronic musician Christian Fennesz is recognized as the key figure and one of the most distinctive voices of electronic music today. His wide international reputation has been consolidated through his substantial overall contribution to new musical expression. In the beginning of the 1990s, Fennesz became involved with Viennese techno scene. Though…

  • Wolfgang Mitterer 

    Wolfgang Mitterer was born in 1958 in Lienz, East Tyrol, and studied organ, composition and electroacoustics in Graz, Vienna and Stockholm. After a scholarship stay in Rome in 1988, he played in bands such as Hirn mit Ei, Call Boys Inc, Pat Brothers, Dirty Tones and Matador, as well as with Linda Sharrock, Gunter Schneider,…

  • Peter Kutin

    Peter Kutin’s musical works seek and find points of contact and synergy in the field of film art, sculpture, light as well as kinetic art. His works are performed internationally at various festivals for music/film & media art and have received several awards.He has collaborated with numerous artists from various fields, which explains the wide-ranging…

  • Martin Siewert

    guitar, lap steel, electronics born 1972 lives and works in Vienna works as guitarist & improviser, but also as composer in acoustic and/or electronic contexts; numerous collaborations, and compositions for theater, dance & film. Current projects & bands include:RADIAN (with Martin Brandlmayr & John Norman) TRAPIST (with Martin Brandlmayr & Joe Williamson) ALSO (Duo with…

  • Maja Osojnik

    Maja Osojnik is a freelance composer, sound artist, singer and free improvising musician who in her multifaceted work uses a wide variety of sonic means such as voice, Paetzold bass, field recordings, CD players, radios, effect pedals, cassette players and other electronic lo-fi musical instruments of any origin. Moving in the limbo between analog and…

  • Bernhard Loibner & Peter Szely

    Bernhard Loibner is a producer of electronic music, musician and media artist from Vienna. Seine Musik wird charakterisiert durch die Verwendung von Computer-Instrumenten aber ebenso analoger Elektronik und “richtiger” Instrumente. The result of his experiments are nested soundscapes and rugged noise structures where his sounds are often carried by a pulsating moment. Collaboration with numerous…

  • TONSPUR_festival

    STREAMERS – a COVID Sculpture LIVE Music performances including live streams with Benoît Maubrey’s interactive Speaker Sculpture STREAMERS in the shape of a Pestsäule.each from 17h Live Video Streams streamers-a-covid-sculpture.tonspur.at/tonspur_festival/ Line Up MAI 01, 2022 12 h Start Set up (TONSPUR) 13–14 h Sound check Live Sets (in order of performance) 14–15 h Salon skug – Warm…

  • GERALD FIEBIG: NEW ALBUM „SITEWORKS“

    The album “Siteworks” documents the sound installations that the Augsburg sound artist Gerald Fiebig realised as solo works from 2009 to 2018. It will be released today, 21 March 2021, as a free download album on the Augsburg label attenuation circuit and in parallel on Fiebig’s own label gebrauchtemusik. The sound installations are documented on…

  • Arturas Bumšteinas live from Vilnius

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [12] Arturas Bumšteinas (LTU) was Artist-in-Residence at Q21/ MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in November 2012 and composed TONSPUR_64 for the TONSPUR_passage. Arturas Bumšteinas lives and works in Vilnius. In 2013 he received the “Palma Ars Acustica Award” from Euroradio, EBU for his sound work “Epiloghi”. For more about…

  • Arsenije Jovanovic • The Art of Speech (For Ana), 2018

    Arsenije Jovanovic • TONSPUR_live stream [11] – TONSPUR_live Set No. 11SUNDAY, 21 FEB FROM 17:00 TO 18:00 (CET) Die Klangarbeit TONSPUR 77: The Art of Speech (For Ana) wurde im Februar 2018 vom Regisseur, Künstler, Theatermacher und Radiokünstler Arsenije Jovanović während seines Aufenthalts als Q21 Artist-in-Residence für die TONSPUR_passage im MuseumsQuartier Wien realisiert.In „The Art of Speech (For Ana)“…

  • Charlie Morrow • A Gathering – Solstice, 2020

    Charlie Morrow – A Gathering – Solstice, 2020 • TONSPUR LIVE STREAM [10]

  • Matthieu Saladin • Listen around before reading this statement

    Matthieu Saladin [FRA] is Artist-in-Residence at Q21 / MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in October 2020. For more about his work visit his page:http://matthieusaladin.org

  • JOHN OSWALD live from Toronto

    John Oswald [CAN] was Artist-in-Residence at Q21 / MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in February 2010 and composed TONSPUR_34 EISLAUFEN for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about his work visit his page: pfony.com/ WATCHBOOK: youtu.be/cxklJAQ06zwWHO WHAT WHERE WHEN WHY HOW?: 6q.comPITCH: a review of a more recent performance A TIME TO HEAR FOR HERE: 6q.com/downloads/a_time_to_hear/A…

  • CARL MICHAEL VON HAUSSWOLFF live from Stockholm

    TONSPUR LIVE STREAM Artist-in-Isolation [7] Carl Michael von Hausswolff [SWE] was Artist-in-Residence at Q21/ MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in February 2011 and composed TONSPUR_40 for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about his work visit his page: https://cmvonhausswolff.net/

  • Alvin Curran live from Berkley

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [6] Alvin Curran [USA] was Artist-in-Residence at Q21 / MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in August 2005 and composed TONSPUR_14 for a public space. Here you can see the live session as a whole (After a technical problem, we had to start a second live video for the session).…

  • Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner Live from The Factory, East Midlands, UK

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [5] Robin Rimbaud aka SCANNER [GB] was artist-in-residence at Q21/ MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in July 2007 and composed TONSPUR_21 for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about his work visit his page: scannerdot.com

  • Natalia Domínguez Rangel live from VIENNA

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [3] Natalia Domínguez Rangel was artist-in-residence in Q21/@MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in July 2019 and composed TONSPUR_81: “LISTEN 2019” for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about her work visit her page: nataliadominguezrangel.com or read the interview with Alena Alexandrova.

  • Dawn Scarfe live from LONDON

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [4] Dawn Scarfe was artist-in-residence in Q21/MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in Aug 2010 and composed TONSPUR_36: “Do You Hear What I Hear” for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about her work visit her page: dawnscarfe.co.uk/

  • PAUL BRODY live from BERLIN

    Paul Brody was artist-in-residence in Q21 / MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in February 2020 and composed TONSPUR_84: “5 Mini Operas in Ordinary Language, 2020” for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about TONSPUR_84 click here: http://tonspur.at/index2.htmlFor more about Paul Brody, listen to Jazzy Diaspora, his recent autobiographical radio feature online online at WDR, or check…

  • AQUILES HADJIS live from TOKYO

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [1] Aquiles Hadjis was artist-in-residence in Q21/MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien Vienna in January 2020 for TONSPUR.For more about his work visit his page: aquileshadjis.com