Icasfestival 2015 art by VOJD
Mini-DJ's Mini-Workshop
Kids Workshop by Charlotte Bendiks
1 May 2015 // 14h – 15h30 // LAB15
Workshop language: EN / DE
Recommended age: 8 – 14 years old
Registration: limited to 10 participants

Participation is first-come-first-served. Please email Anja Henkel (anja@ctm-festival.de) to reserve your place.
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Norwegian DJ/producer Charlotte Bendiks offers a fun way of approaching music and to start understanding rhythms. In this short introduction to rhythm and music using the DJ's tools, kids learn how to count the beats in a track and how to mix two beatmatched tracks together on a DJ mixer. While a library of tracks will be prepared by Charlotte and gear will be provided, each participant should imagine their own stage name and be prepared to give a brief introduction of themselves to the group. During this introduction, participants get the change to try their voice on the mic with some special surprise effects.

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FELD - Audiovisual Creation in Space
SHAPE Workshop with Ulf Langheinrich
29 April 2015 // 10h – 20h // Festspielhaus Hellerau
Workshop language: DE / EN
Workshop fee: 10€ / Limited to 10 participants

Workshop participants should have a beginner background in sound and be familiar with music software or hardware, and be able to create sustained sound in real time (which would not be the case with a rhythm-composing device or software that organises pre-recorded tracks only). Please bring your own laptops.
Interested participants should email Anja Henkel (anja@ctm-festival.de) by 10 April.
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A performance space filled with sound and image may be seen as a resonating matrix for aesthetic matter. This matter comes to life via parallel streams of sonic and light projections, where the specificity of instruments and interfaces significantly determine the matrix’s immediate sensory impact and thus the audience’s experience.

In this workshop, veteran artist Ulf Langheinrich will introduce basic strategies of his search to dissolve boundaries within and create uncertainty in audiovisual creation. Participants will develop a sonic texture and 3-dimenional sound field, and explore ways in which to animate it. The field will be experienced in qualities such as consistency, current, spatial distinction, and timing.
Ulf Langheinrich (DE)
Ulf Langheinrich is best known as one half of media art collaboration Granular Synthesis (with Kurt Hent- schläger), as well as for solo works such as “Modell5”, “Noisegate”, and “Pol”. He has exhibited and performed at the ICA London; MAK Vienna; Museums of Contemporary Arts of in Lyon, Montreal, and Seoul; The Stedelijk Museum; ACMI Melbourne; as well as at the Austrian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2001, the Biennale Liverpool 2008, the Biennale Montreal 2012, among other. Langheinrich was a “featured artist” at Ars Electronica 2005, and recipient of a Siemens Grant. He was Guest Professor and Artist at several institutions including the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, FH Salzburg, RMIT in Melbourne, and the China University of Art in Hanzou. His audio/visual work is published on labels such as Asphodel and ZKM/Cantz.