TONSPUR_live streaming

Unusual times require unusual measures.
To support our artists, we are launching this new series:
TONSPUR_live sets in times of COVID-19
The artists play a set via video live stream on the TONSPUR facebook page and answer your questions.

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  • T_D #8: Angélica Castelló • Magnetismos

    TONSPUR_display #8
    Angélica Castelló
    Magnetismos
    6 May–12 Jun 2024
    täglich 10:00—20:00
    TONSPUR_display | Showroom TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien
    MuseumsQuartier Wien Museumsplatz 1
    1070 Vienna
    Opening • Sunday May 5 2024, 17:00

  • Guest lecture: Boris Hegenbart

    Time & place: mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
    Apr 16, 12:15
    Lecture Hall
    Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1
    1030 Vienna

    Admission free

    Boris Hegenbart was Artist in Residence at the MuseumsQuartier Wien in February 2024.
    In the small living studio filled with the original loudspeakers of the TONSPUR_passage directly under the roof of the MuseumsQuartier, he developed a site-specific work for the TONSPUR_passage | Micro Museum for Sound: ROTAPHONIE.

    In a lecture at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Boris Hegenbart will report on this creative process and explain various aspects of the compositional design and specific material production.

  • T_D #7 • Peter Weibel • Der elektrische Krieg

    TONSPUR_display #7
    in memoriam
    Peter Weibel
    * 5.3.1944 † 1.3.2023
    Der elektrische Krieg, 1983
    2.3.—1.5.2024
    Opening • Friday • 1 März 2024 19:00
    Introduction: Romana Schuler
    word donations: Sabine Kienzer • David Moss • Ruth Schnell • Gerhard Rühm

  • T_D #6: CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE • coneyy islandd in viennaa

    TONSPUR_display #6
    CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE
    coneyy islandd in viennaa
    27 Nov 2023–25 Feb 2024
    daily 10 am–8 pm
    TONSPUR_display | Showroom TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien
    MuseumsQuartier Wien Museumsplatz 1 • 1070 Vienna
    Opening • Sun Nov 26, 2023 • 17:00
    Introduction Jozef Cseres

  • T_D #5: URSULA NEUGEBAUER & TIMM ULRICHS

    TONSPUR_display #5
    Ursula Neugebauer • Artothek Wien, 2001 • Lightbox
    Timm Ulrichs • ohne Resonanz, 1983/89 • Echo chamber of a guitar cast in concrete, in wooden crate with branded title
    MQ-Artists-in-Residence
    28.8.—22.10.2023
    Preview Sunday 27 August 2023 17:00
    In the presence of the artists
    With an introduction by Sabine Kienzer
    TONSUR_display | Indoor Showroom

  • KRISTINA WARREN • Lavender Lauds @ Radiophrenia

    Lavender Lauds was selected for presentation in Radiophrenia, a Glasgow-based annual radio festival of experimental music. It’s possible to listen online through Radiophrenia’s online player. 

  • TONSPUR live_open_air — In Solidarity with Ukraine

    Frank Hautzinger feat. dieb13 _LIVE  •  
    Robin Rimbaud – Scanner _TAPE RECORDING  •  
    Markus Mayer _TAPE READING
         
    MQ Wien  •  MQ Summerstage
    26 Aug 2023  •  6-8 pm

  • ALVIN CURRAN LIVE • PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM — SAT 15 JUL 23 • 5:30 PM LIVE STREAM

    ALVIN CURRAN LIVE • PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM

    Film music from “Casablanca” to “The World’s End” from “King Kong” to …
    “To be a composer alive today is not to be a composer of your time, but merely to be part of one tiny sect, one small cult, at a time when the music of your time is in fact the music of all time. (…) In a time when everything is absolutely possible, composing becomes pure hell,” comes from the legendary composer and performer Alvin Curran in Eric Baudelaire’s When There Is No More Music To Write and Other Roman Stories, which screened at last year’s festival.

  • ON AIR: Tonspur mit Georg Weckwerth – 19 May 23

    With the kind support and sponsorship of the city of Wien Kultur/ MA7.

  • TONSPUR_workshop: Marta Beauchamp – Schritttempo

    A workshop on walking as a method to investigate rhythms To sharpen the participants’ sensitivity to detect rhythms in themselves and in their environment, the workshop focusses on exploring walking as a practice to explore rhythm and respond to rhythm with the body as an instrument. Marta Beauchamp will be conducting the workshop with two…

  • Gareth Davis & Scanner

    Concert Gareth Davis & Scanner play live at Volkstheater “Rote Bar” on May 5 – 22:30 Scanner Scanner (British artist Robin Rimbaud) traverses the experimental terrain between sound and space connecting a bewilderingly diverse array of genres. Since 1991 he has been intensely active in sonic art, producing concerts, installations and recordings. He scored the…

  • BREATHING SPACE

    Artist Talk – Digitale Kunst: Clara Oppel Public Lecture – DIGITALE KUNST/ Ruth Schnell Thursday, 9 March 2023 14:00 – 15:30 Venue: Expositur PSK, Georg-Coch-Platz 2/1st floor, 1010 Vienna CLARA OPPEL (sound artist, Graz) BREATHING SPACE Clara Oppel will talk about her artistic work and working methods at the interfaces of space, sound, installation and…

  • In Memoriam

    PETER WEIBEL (1944–2023) TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien mourns the passing of one of its artists and vociferous supporters, Peter Weibel, who died on 1 March 2023 in Karlsruhe. To commemorate the life of Peter Weibel, his 2011 work for TONSPUR für einen öffentlichen raum is being reinstalled for one day, in the TONSPUR_passage | Micro Museum…

  • T_D #4: Via Lewandowsky

    TONSPUR_display #4
    Via Lewandowsky
    Don’t Cry
    TONSPUR_display | Showroom TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien
    27.2.–20.5.2023

  • T_D #3: Rebecca Chesney & Lubaina Himid

    TONSPUR_display #3
    Rebecca Chesney & Lubaina Himid
    Wee-weep • Great Favourites at Court
    28 Nov 2022—25 Feb 2023
    TONSPUR_display showrooms Q21/MQ Wien
    MQ Wien • Museumsplatz 1 • 1070 Vienna

  • T_d #2: Lee Ranaldo/Leah Singer

    TONSPUR_display #2
    Lee Ranaldo/Leah Singer
    IN CAMERA
    TONSPUR_display
    Q21 showrooms
    MQ Wien
    29 Aug-26 Nov 2022

  • Benoît Maubrey | STREAMERS – a COVID Sculpture

    An interactive Speaker Sculpture in the shape of a Pestsäule Commissioned by TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien Karlsruhe as UNESCO City of Media Arts presents impressive installations in public spaces at the plenary assembly of the World Council of Churches in Karlsruhe.From August 18 to September 18 2022, the City of Karlsruhe’s Department of Cultural Affairs of…

  • T_D #1: UWE BRESSNIK

    TONSPUR_display #1
    Uwe Bressnik
    IMAGINE – The Sound of Silence
    Kunst- und Katalogpräsentation
    Opening Fr May 6, 5pm
    TONSPUR_display
    Q21 showrooms
    MQ Wien
    7 May–27 Aug 2022

  • An alley for sound

    Listen to it on https://www.deutschlandfunkkultur.de/tonspur-galerie-dlf-kultur-c94c69ac-100.html For almost 20 years, the TONSPUR Kunstverein in Vienna’s Museumsquartier has been presenting multi-channel compositions. “What the White Cube is to visual art,” says curator Georg Weckwerth, “what the urban, public space is to sound art – this cross-border genre at the intersection of visual art, media art and music.”

  • TONSPUR_workshop with Julian Siffert

    Secret Songs Producer TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien Age 8 to 12 years (max. 8 participants) Day / Time / Duration Sat, 7.5 / 11 am to 4 pm / 5 hours (incl. 45 min break) Location Room D / Q21/MQ What does the world sound like? What sounds and noises surround us every day at home,…

  • Robin Rimbaud — Scanner

    “He is very experimental because he is searching in a realm of sound which is not usually used for music…he has a good sense of atmosphere.”Karlheinz Stockhausen – BBC Radio 3 Robin Rimbaud, alias Scanner (1964, London, UK) is a composer whose work traverses the experimental terrain between sound, space and image. Since 1991 he has…

  • Franz Hautzinger

    Viennese Franz Hautzinger is one of the most distinguished experimental musicians on the Austrian scene, having worked with many big names of the international avant-garde, from Elliott Sharp and John Cale to Christian Fennesz and Keiji Haino.Hautzinger has developed his quarter-tone trumpet into an expressive tool of a completely new kind, from which he elicits…

  • Literary interventions with Markus Meyer

    Markus Meyer, born 1971 in Cloppenburg, is a German actor and ensemble member of the Vienna Burgtheater.For the opening of “STREAMERS – a COVID Sculpture” on Jan. 28, 2022, Markus Meyer read from a classic of world literature with reference to the current corona pandemic.Albert Camus “The PlagueAs a sign of solidarity for the people…

  • Radio-Choreography

    Episode 4. For the Time Being, Vienna, Saturday, April 2nd 2022, 6-7 pm Radio-Choreography is a radiophonic archive of dance practices created by female choreographers during times of migration and border crossing. The project includes a series of four episodes broadcasted live from dance archives and libraries in Berlin, Cologne, Tel Aviv and Vienna. The…

  • Arnold Dreyblatt

    TONSPUR_LIVE_STREAM Artists in Isolation [20] ARNOLD DREYBLATT (USA) Live from Berlin Sunday, 19 Dec 2021 17:00 – 18:00 [CET] In cooperation with Q21/MQ by ARNOLD DREYBLATT incl. a Q & A session after the performance. Arnold Dreyblatt (b. New York City, 1953) is an American media artist and composer. He has been based in Berlin,…

  • Bartosz Sikorski & Chen Xingye

    TONSPUR_live set in times of COVID-19 #19 Bartosz Sikorski & Chen Xingye Bartosz Sikorski & Chen Xingye Live stream from Vienna, Austria and Beijing, China 16.12.2021 in cooperation with Alexandra Grimmer & Austrian Cultural Forum Beijing • Sun 12 Dec • 16:00—17:00 CET = 23:00—00:00 CST Unusual times require unusual measures. To support our artists,…

  •  Andres Bosshard

    TONSPUR_LIVE_STREAM Artists in Isolation [18] ANDRES BOSSHARD (CHE) Live from Zurich Friday, 26 Nov 2021 17:00 – 18:00 [CEST] In cooperation with Q21/MQ by ANDRES BOSSHARD incl. a Q & A session after the performance. Andres Bosshard was Artist-in-Residence at Q21/MQ in January 2011 and participated in the exhibition „TONSPUR_expanded – the loudspeaker“ at freiraum…

  • KAREN WERNER & ALWYNNE PRITCHARD

    TONSPUR_LIVE_STREAM Artists in Isolation [17] KAREN WERNER & ALWYNNE PRITCHARD Live from Bergen Sunday, 21 Nov 2021 17:00 – 18:00 [CEST] In cooperation with Q21/MQ by KAREN WERNER incl. a Q & A session after the performance. Karen Werner is a radio artist and sociologist who moved to Bergen in 2020 and has recently made…

  • Lee Ranaldo

    TONSPUR_LIVE_STREAM Artists in Isolation [16] LEE RANALDO Live from New York City Sunday, 29 Aug 2021 17:00 – 18:00 [CEST] In cooperation with Q21/MQ by LEE RANALDO incl. a Q & A session after the performance. Next year Lee Ranaldo will be artist in residence at Q21/MQ in Vienna and realize his sound work for…

  • Gordon Monahan & Laura Kikauka

    TONSPUR_LIVE_STREAM Artists in Isolation [15] GORDON MONAHAN & LAURA KIKAUKA Live from “Funny Farm”, Meaford ON, Canada Sunday, 18 Jul 2021 17:00 – 18:00 [CEST] In cooperation with Q21/MQ by GORDON MONAHAN & LAURA KIKAUKA incl. a Q & A session after the performance. Gordon Monahan (CDN) was Artist-in-Residence at Q21/MQ in October 2008 and…

  • Finnbogi Pétursson

    TONSPUR_live set Artists in Isolation [14] Finnbogi Pétursson 17.06.2021 Finnbogi Pétursson (ISL) was Artist-in-Residence in Q21/MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien Vienna in February 2017 and composed TONSPUR_73 “BORDER 2017” for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about his work visit his page: http://finnbogi.com/ Unusual times require unusual measures. To support our artists, we are launching this new series:…

  • GARY HILL live from SEATTLE

    TONSPUR_live set Artists in Isolation [13] GARY HILL live from SEATTLE Live broadcast on April 25 2021 Gary Hill (USA) was Artist-in-Residence in Q21/MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien Vienna in November 2011 and composed TONSPUR_48 “Child’s Play” for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about his work visit his page: https://garyhill.com/ Unusual times require unusual measures. To support…

  • Tiziana Bertoncini & Thomas Lehn

    Tiziana Bertoncini graduated with a Master in Violin at Siena Conservatory and a Master in Painting at the Fine Arts’ Academy in Carrara. Completed by Studies in Art history, and specialization masterclasses for chamber music and music didactics.After being playing in orchestras and chamber music ensembles, she focused on contemporary music, written and improvised.Her work…

  • Angélica Castelló & Burkhard Stangl

    Angélica Castelló (Mexico, 1972) is a Mexican-Austrian composer, recorder player and sound electronic artist. Her compositions, abstract improvisations, electroacoustic works and performances are characterized by a sonic magic realism – realismo mágico sonoro. “My music is abstract, but it is very concrete people, stories that inspire me.” Her extravagant style can be heard on her…

  • Salon skug on wheels

    The magazine for music culture skug has been offering reports, reviews and discourse from the aesthetic and political underground for over thirty years, for the purpose of making visible those artists and activists that the mainstream sometimes overlooks. For many years, Salon skug has existed as a monthly event. The salons combine panel discussions on…

  • immerse! an online event: celebration of vernal equinox and the work of Michael Gerzon

    When: Sunday, March 20th, 4:00—5:00 pm CET — equinox moment 4:33 pm CET (see www.worldclock.com for your timezone) Featuring: Brian Katz, Anna Green, Pat Thomas, Phil Minton, Patty Seaton, Gilad Keren, Monica Bolles, Dan Neafus, Ian McLennan, William David Fastenow, Chris Plunkett, and Timo Bitner With Special Thanks to:IMERSA, International Planetarium Society, Audio Engineering Society Produced by:MorrowSound & Park Boulevard Productions with TONSPUR Kunstverein Wien, Vienna, Austria. Mark your…

  • Norbert Math

    Norbert Math (born 1962 in Bolzano, lives in Oggau) works in the fields of radio art,electronic music, installation and media art. Since 1997 he is a member of the artist network alien productions.alien productions was founded in 1997 by Andrea Sodomka (A), Martin Breindl (A), Norbert Math (I) and August Black (USA) as an artists’…

  • Julian Siffert 

    In his artistic practice, Julian Siffert (*1993) often investigates the relationships between bodies and spaces at the intersection of socio-political, economic and technological systems. In doing so, he deals with topics such as spatial perception, acoustics, orientation, navigation, cartography or geography as well as their history and produces performances, sculptures, installations, videos, electronic music and…

  • Christian Fennesz

    Austrian guitarist, composer, and electronic musician Christian Fennesz is recognized as the key figure and one of the most distinctive voices of electronic music today. His wide international reputation has been consolidated through his substantial overall contribution to new musical expression. In the beginning of the 1990s, Fennesz became involved with Viennese techno scene. Though…

  • Wolfgang Mitterer 

    Wolfgang Mitterer was born in 1958 in Lienz, East Tyrol, and studied organ, composition and electroacoustics in Graz, Vienna and Stockholm. After a scholarship stay in Rome in 1988, he played in bands such as Hirn mit Ei, Call Boys Inc, Pat Brothers, Dirty Tones and Matador, as well as with Linda Sharrock, Gunter Schneider,…

  • Peter Kutin

    Peter Kutin’s musical works seek and find points of contact and synergy in the field of film art, sculpture, light as well as kinetic art. His works are performed internationally at various festivals for music/film & media art and have received several awards.He has collaborated with numerous artists from various fields, which explains the wide-ranging…

  • Martin Siewert

    guitar, lap steel, electronics born 1972 lives and works in Vienna works as guitarist & improviser, but also as composer in acoustic and/or electronic contexts; numerous collaborations, and compositions for theater, dance & film. Current projects & bands include:RADIAN (with Martin Brandlmayr & John Norman) TRAPIST (with Martin Brandlmayr & Joe Williamson) ALSO (Duo with…

  • Maja Osojnik

    Maja Osojnik is a freelance composer, sound artist, singer and free improvising musician who in her multifaceted work uses a wide variety of sonic means such as voice, Paetzold bass, field recordings, CD players, radios, effect pedals, cassette players and other electronic lo-fi musical instruments of any origin. Moving in the limbo between analog and…

  • Bernhard Loibner & Peter Szely

    Bernhard Loibner is a producer of electronic music, musician and media artist from Vienna. Seine Musik wird charakterisiert durch die Verwendung von Computer-Instrumenten aber ebenso analoger Elektronik und “richtiger” Instrumente. The result of his experiments are nested soundscapes and rugged noise structures where his sounds are often carried by a pulsating moment. Collaboration with numerous…

  • TONSPUR_festival

    STREAMERS – a COVID Sculpture LIVE Music performances including live streams with Benoît Maubrey’s interactive Speaker Sculpture STREAMERS in the shape of a Pestsäule.each from 17h Live Video Streams streamers-a-covid-sculpture.tonspur.at/tonspur_festival/ Line Up MAI 01, 2022 12 h Start Set up (TONSPUR) 13–14 h Sound check Live Sets (in order of performance) 14–15 h Salon skug – Warm…

  • GERALD FIEBIG: NEW ALBUM „SITEWORKS“

    The album “Siteworks” documents the sound installations that the Augsburg sound artist Gerald Fiebig realised as solo works from 2009 to 2018. It will be released today, 21 March 2021, as a free download album on the Augsburg label attenuation circuit and in parallel on Fiebig’s own label gebrauchtemusik. The sound installations are documented on…

  • Arturas Bumšteinas live from Vilnius

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [12] Arturas Bumšteinas (LTU) was Artist-in-Residence at Q21/ MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in November 2012 and composed TONSPUR_64 for the TONSPUR_passage. Arturas Bumšteinas lives and works in Vilnius. In 2013 he received the “Palma Ars Acustica Award” from Euroradio, EBU for his sound work “Epiloghi”. For more about…

  • Arsenije Jovanovic • The Art of Speech (For Ana), 2018

    Arsenije Jovanovic • TONSPUR_live stream [11] – TONSPUR_live Set No. 11SUNDAY, 21 FEB FROM 17:00 TO 18:00 (CET) Die Klangarbeit TONSPUR 77: The Art of Speech (For Ana) wurde im Februar 2018 vom Regisseur, Künstler, Theatermacher und Radiokünstler Arsenije Jovanović während seines Aufenthalts als Q21 Artist-in-Residence für die TONSPUR_passage im MuseumsQuartier Wien realisiert.In „The Art of Speech (For Ana)“…

  • Charlie Morrow • A Gathering – Solstice, 2020

    Charlie Morrow – A Gathering – Solstice, 2020 • TONSPUR LIVE STREAM [10]

  • Matthieu Saladin • Listen around before reading this statement

    Matthieu Saladin [FRA] is Artist-in-Residence at Q21 / MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in October 2020. For more about his work visit his page:http://matthieusaladin.org

  • JOHN OSWALD live from Toronto

    TONSPUR_LIVE_STREAM Artists in Isolation [8] JOHN OSWALD (CAN) John Oswald was Artist-in-Residence at Q21 / MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in February 2010 and composed TONSPUR_34 EISLAUFEN for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about his work visit his page: pfony.com/ WATCHBOOK: youtu.be/cxklJAQ06zwWHO WHAT WHERE WHEN WHY HOW?: 6q.comPITCH: a review of a more recent performance…

  • CARL MICHAEL VON HAUSSWOLFF live from Stockholm

    TONSPUR LIVE STREAM Artist-in-Isolation [7] Carl Michael von Hausswolff [SWE] was Artist-in-Residence at Q21/ MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in February 2011 and composed TONSPUR_40 for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about his work visit his page: https://cmvonhausswolff.net/

  • Alvin Curran live from Berkley

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [6] Alvin Curran [USA] was Artist-in-Residence at Q21 / MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in August 2005 and composed TONSPUR_14 for a public space. Here you can see the live session as a whole (After a technical problem, we had to start a second live video for the session).…

  • Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner Live from The Factory, East Midlands, UK

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [5] Robin Rimbaud aka SCANNER [GB] was artist-in-residence at Q21/ MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in July 2007 and composed TONSPUR_21 for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about his work visit his page: scannerdot.com

  • Natalia Domínguez Rangel live from VIENNA

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [3] Natalia Domínguez Rangel was artist-in-residence in Q21/@MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in July 2019 and composed TONSPUR_81: “LISTEN 2019” for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about her work visit her page: nataliadominguezrangel.com or read the interview with Alena Alexandrova.

  • Dawn Scarfe live from LONDON

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [4] Dawn Scarfe was artist-in-residence in Q21/MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in Aug 2010 and composed TONSPUR_36: “Do You Hear What I Hear” for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about her work visit her page: dawnscarfe.co.uk/

  • PAUL BRODY live from BERLIN

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [2] PAUL BRODY live from BERLIN Paul Brody was artist-in-residence in Q21 / MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna in February 2020 and composed TONSPUR_84: “5 Mini Operas in Ordinary Language, 2020” for the TONSPUR_passage. For more about TONSPUR_84 click here.For more about Paul Brody, listen to Jazzy Diaspora, his…

  • AQUILES HADJIS live from TOKYO

    TONSPUR_live sets Artists in Isolation [1] Aquiles Hadjis was artist-in-residence in Q21/MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien Vienna in January 2020 for TONSPUR.For more about his work visit his page: aquileshadjis.com