Monday, September 21, 2020

Adventures into music and architecture synergies

When I studied architecture and found out that there was one central personality that united both disciplines within his work, I knew I needed to know more about that personality ... Iannis Xenakis. Researching him and his work revealed to me the meaning of math for that particular mix. It almost came as natural to combine all of that – music, architecture, math – within digital media art. This form of creative work also requires some explanation, hence the booklet on "Architektur Musik" from 1998.  

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Carcass vs. Aldo Rossi: Typological Necrossicism

Creating noise and writing stuff were two of my key interests from a very early age onward. Truth is that at uni teachers actually dis-encouraged me when it came to writing. As if it had ever been a good idea to talk me out of something. So here's an early text that combines nearly all of my passions: music and writing and architecture. A really early text. But it was interesting and important to me that structural approaches to composition and design transcended disciplines ...  

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Remembering 9/11

Only a few days before 9/11 I had played a live set in Brooklyn under the Fragment King alias. Those were my last memories of actually seeing the Twin Towers. A year before that, I took a photo on site and had a slice of pizza in the sublevels that led to the train tracks below the towers.

Adventures into music and architecture synergies

When I studied architecture and found out that there was one central personality that united both disciplines within his work, I knew I need...