karl-heinz blomann

lives in Essen and Berlin. Musician, composer and producer for new, experimental and film music. 1983 founding of the music publisher/record label “AufRuhr Records”. Publications with different artists. Tours with “PÖHL MUSIK” through South America, Europe, Next Wave Festival New York 1989. Numerous sound-art and radio play productions, theater and film music. DGB culture award for “Klangskulpturen”. Works in different contexts with constantly new concepts on topics such as “art and technology”, “man and machine” and “urban soundscapes”.

Artistic director “festival open systems” from 1997 to 2007. Projects (selection): CD “Klangräume”1 991, “Mécanique Mon Amour” 1993, book “Hören – Eine vernachlässigte Kunst” with CD “Vom Aufstand des Ohrs” 1996, CD-ROM “Aspects of Law and Order” 1997. First performance “Chase” 2000. TV music for ZDF and arte etc… “ohne worte” WDR 3 Studio Akustische Kunst. “Gone-urban flashback“ 2003, “headlines” 2004, “>> salon moz::ART <<” 2004, “Two Soldiers” 2004, “The Third Hammer Blow” WDR 3 Studio Akustische Kunst 2006. Project “upgrade” 2006, 2008 and 2010 (http://upgrade.festival-open-systems.de/). Development of the EMSCHERplayer online media archive (http://www.emscherplayer.de) since 2005. The FlussKlang project: RiverSound 2008 and 2010 (http://www.riversound.de). “Reflect Your Future” WDR 3 Studio Akustische Kunst 2018. Project “Forest and Sound” 2021.”Reflect Your Future” WDR 3 Studio Akustische Kunst 2018. Project “Forest and Sound” 2021.
Artistic director of the Blaues Rauschen Festival in 2017 , 2018 and 2021 (https://www.blauesrauschen.de).

karl-heinz blomann

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