domizil vecherinka at swissnex San Francisco

Swiss electronic music collective domizil hits swissnex San Francisco on their upcoming West Coast tour. Drink insonic bliss as members of the Zurich-based sound art project perform live. With Medusa Cramer, Thomas Peter, and Bernd Schurer.

Event Details

Location

swissnex San Francisco
730 Montgomery St., San Francisco, 94111 United States

Date

September 29, 2009 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm America/Los Angeles (UTC-07:00)

Swiss electronic music collective domizil hits swissnex San Francisco on their upcoming West Coast tour. Drink in the sonic bliss as members of the Zurich-based sound art project perform live in our event space.

This performance at swissnex SF is a small-scale performance evening conducted in friendly get-together mode, much in the spirit of a true “vecherinka”. It will feature electronic artists Bernd Schurer and Thomas Peter, and will also be graced by the presence of the ever-illusive Medusa Cramer, domizil’s resident spirit of immateriality and chief graphic designer. swissnex SF’s customary food and drinks will also proudly feature on the bill.

Tickets are $ 7.00, and are available for advance purchase with Brown Paper Tickets. Click here or on the logo below to get yours:

We will also have a number of tickets available on a first-come, first served basis at the door on the night of the event, payment by cash only. For your convenience we recommend you get your advance ticket online.

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This event is part of a full series of performance and academic events happening this next couple of weeks in California with the domizil roster and their partners from the Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technologies of the Zurich University for the Arts (ICST Zurich).
It includes, among others, performance evenings at the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) and at L.A.’s famed Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions gallery (LACE). Local artists participating include Loren Chasse, Kadet Kuhne, Mem1, Steve Roden, Sutekh, Christopher Willits and others.

For full details and the latest updates, please check our homepage at:
http://swissnexsanfrancisco.org/activities/events/domizilandICSTZurichTour

These events are organized by swissnex San Francisco in collaboration with VOLUME, with the support of the Swiss Arts Council, Pro Helvetia.

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More about domizil

domizil, led by Marcus Maeder and Bernd Schurer, in collaboration with the Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technologies (ICST) at the Zurich University for the Arts (ZHdK), experiments with “ambisonics” and “interactive swarm spaces” among other exotic research in the vast realm of sound. Since its inception in 1996, domizil has been a platform for collaboration among its artists, and focused on distributing record releases and exhibiting its work online, through live media, and at events.

http://www.domizil.ch

http://www.icst.net

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 Read our Q&A; with Marcus Maeder of domizil

Bios:

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Thomas Peter

Peter is a musician and composer. His activities range from composing electro-acoustical music and theatre music, to performing improvised music to creating sound installations, to realizing and interpreting live electronics. His main interests lie in the digital form of electronic music, in its adaption as an acoustical content in different spaces, and in computer operated sound installations. He studied audio design, composition, and improvisation at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel.

Bernd Schurer

Schurer is an artist who focuses on work with computer generated and electronic sound in a variety of contexts. He has a fascination with the study of the perception of sound and its presentation in spatial environments and experiential spaces. He has composed for the stage, film, media- and sound installations, even an opera, covering a broad spectrum of distinct aesthetics. His main interest lies in conceiving and applying autopoietic and expressive systems with the aid of both historic and modern techniques and technologies. He seeks to collaborate closely across disciplines with other artists, scientists, and authors. His works and collaborations have been staged and exhibited internationally and have received

Medusa Cramer

Medusa Cramer is the spirit of antimatter and the Parashurama. Born in the coolness of at-rest data storage units, she lives on both sides of the digital mirror. Her crawl through the thicket of reality-access options leads her to encounters of various sorts, all well-documented on her blog and podcast Avataradio. Medusa is an active participant in various radio play projects, besides manning graphics for all domizil releases and publications.

This event is part of swissnex San Francisco’s ongoing series of encounters at the crossroads of art and technology, made possible thanks to the support of the Swiss Arts Council, Pro Helvetia.

 

 

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