Sound Campus

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Donnerstag, 9. September 2021, 12:00 - 22:00
Freitag, 10. September 2021, 12:00 - 22:00
Samstag, 11. September 2021, 12:00 - 22:00
Alle Termine werden in der Mitteleuropäischen Sommerzeit (MESZ / UTC+2) angegeben.
Linz, University of Art and Design (Hauptplatz 8)

For an extensive timetable please visit the website

Sound Campus opens a possibility for students and researchers of the Art University Linz to present new forms of sonic arts to the big audience of Ars Electronica Festival. This year’s program, curated by Enrique Tomás and Julia del Río, resonates with the revival of ‘Reclaim The City’ sensibilities grown after lockdown periods. Mini raves organised by youngsters at the Danube shores, boosted by battery-powered bluetooth speakers and only delimited by towels and picnic blankets. In parallel, their parents re-discovered city benches and museum staircases for gathering friends and neighbors. Will this reconquest of public space continue after the COVID-19 pandemic? Will we forge a critical approach or is it simply public space appropriation?

Sound Campus will be presented around the courtyards of the Art University: experimental music, headphone concerts, laser musical visualisations, soundscape and DJ sessions plus open bluetooth speaker encounters. A social space to take one’s time and listen to innovative music after the daily festival programme

With contributions by:
Patricia Cadavid and Paola Torres Núñez del Prado, RGBastler (Andreea Vladut & Florine Mougel), Oscilloscope Music (Hansi Raber & Jerobeam Fenderson), Polina Khatsenka, Stefan Tiefengraber, tudd, DJ3XXICA, ✧*:・゚✧sch4tzi✧*:・゚✧, MARAws, DJ Faderless, Reinhard Zach & Lukas Jakob Löcker, Reinhard Reisenzahn and Co.Lab Acoustic Ecologies Kunstuniversität Linz (Christoph Frey, Michaela Andrae (Mika Bankomat) & Fadi Dorninger).​


Curators: Enrique Tomás, Julia del Río
Text: Enrique Tomás
Production: Julia del Río and Julia Nuesslein