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Gerriet K. Sharma

Soundartist, Composer

*1974 in Bonn, lives in Cologne and Graz (A)

  • 1993–2001 studied law in Bonn and London, key aspects: mew media and communication
  • 2004 - 2006 Postgraduate Studies (MFA) at the Academy of Media Arts (KHM) in Cologne
  • 2008 - 2011 Master Studies in Electroacoustic Composition/ Computermusic at the Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics (IEM), University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz

Grants and Awards (selection)

  • German Sound Art Award 2008
  • Chargesheimer-Price, City of Cologne, 2009
  • I_LAND: ELIA Art Schools Jury Selection für das NEU/NOW Festival 2009, Vilnius
  • DAAD - One Year grant for Austria 2009
  • RONDO one-year atelier grant by the cultural service of Stayria, 2010
  • Residency at Pact Zollverein, 1st half of 2011. *bm:wf research grant 2010 by the University of Music and Performing

Key aspects of activity

  • Spatialization of electroacoustic compositions in Ambsonics and transformation into 3D-Soundsculptures.
  • Site-specific sound installations in public places and buildings.
  • Composition, production and performance of radiophonic ‘Hörstücke’ (ars acoustica) with focus on the equitable combination of speech, text and sound.
  • Artistic research in the field of sound-picture relations in audio-visual installations film, tv and theatre.