Eight-channel sound installation.
JULY 13 – AUGUST 8 2019
The fifth instalment of SONIC SPACE features a nine-channel sound installation by Ulf Langheinrich & Eric Wong
REPOSITION – ULF LANGHEINRICH & ERIC WONG
Uff Langheinrich and Eric Wong have taken upon granular synthesis in combination with extended electric guitar techniques to create counter-punctual glittering textures, which magnify microscopic waveforms, in this nine channel electric-acoustic creation.
Photo: Henri Falk
Uff Langheinrich (born 1960) is a visual artist, composer and sound installation artist. His work is mainly concerned with non-narrative environments and performances focusing on a specific approach to time, space and body.
Since 2003, Ulf Langheinrich has realised various large scale solo projects including Drift, Waveform, Hemisphere (hemispheric film on a suspended dome) and his first stereoscopic film commissioned by Liverpool Biennial in 2008, entitled ‘Land’. His artworks have been exhibited at MACBA (Barcelona), Martin-Gropius-Bau (Berlin), Hellerau European Centre for the Arts (Dresden), ARCO (Madrid), PICA (Perth), DEAF (Rotterdam) Zendai MOMA (Shanghai), Shanghai Sculpture Space and Science Technology Museum, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Wien Modern (Vienna) amongst others.
Since 2016 Langheinriche has been the Artistic Director of the International Festival for computer based art CynetArt in Dresden, Germany.
Eric Wong – Born 1981 in Minneapolis, grew up in Hong Kong, studied psychology at the University of Minnesota, and subsequently audio production and engineering at the Institute of Production and Recording. He is a composer and sound artist, as well as a guitarist and computer musician. His main focus lies on sound textures, the perception of sound and spatial experience. Projects he involves include BISTRE, SLIDE PLUCK BOW, and guitar septet PANOMORPH.
Currently based in Berlin, he has performed in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Macau, USA, Taiwan, China, Poland, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Norway, Denmark, and France.
In 2016 he co-curated and performed in UNSTUMM HONG KONG, a cross media improvisation performance with musicians and visual artists from Germany and Hong Kong.
Reposition is Wong’s first multi channeled sound installation creation.