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“Ich kann kein Russisch”

by Jennie Zimmermann “Ich kann kein Russisch” (I don´t speak russian) deutscher Text weiter untenInstallation with string instrument (Kokle/Gusli/Kantele), tape and tape recorder, pens, DadaMachines, Ableton live, microphone stands.(phyla, Jennie Zimmermann/Gisbert Schürig, 2020) I started learning russian with my grandma when I was 9 years old. I didn’t learn much, but there is still a    […]

Music for Au-delà

by Gisbert Schürig Poet-in-motion Aude Fondard asked me to compose music for her performance Au-delà, une poeme mouvement. It was nice to be asked and the collaboration was a pleasure. Also, I´m pretty happy with the result. Have a look: Au-delà, un poème en mouvement, Making off from Oddinmotion on Vimeo. Aude was drawing from    […]

Logique d’Espaces

by Gisbert Schürig Visual artist and performer Elma Riza asked me to provide music for her virtual exhibition Logique d’Espaces. Elma is a witty and inspiring artist and it´s always a pleasure to collaborate, look here for our previous encounters. Have a look at the video, headphones or external speakers recommended. Logique d’Espaces _ Virtueller    […]

Making music for ci, dancing & aerial arts

by Gisbert Schürig Looking forward to some music making soon: This friday, October the 20th I´m making live electronic music for the Südstern Jam at PhynixTanzt. What is contact improvisation? You may have a look at Wikipedia. Or come along to the jam and find out. On Saturday the 21st I have the pleasure to    […]

Whirling through July

by Gisbert Schürig This month I´m involved in several events related to the whirling practice: First, 10th of July, the last edition of Naïma Ferré´s Whirling Atelier before the summer break. Me, I´m offering electronic sounds for you whirling around. Listen to this track recorded at a previous Whirling Atelier to get an impression of    […]

Whirling Atelier Video

by Gisbert Schürig Here it is, the video teaser for Naïma Ferré´s monthly Whirling Atelier! Have a look to see what this is about and – if you are in Berlin – don´t hesitate to come along and try it out, look for dates at the link above. The footage was shot by me during    […]

2 hours of music from ‘Take Off’

Take Off by Gisbert Schürig on hearthis.at Improvised Electronic music for ‘Take Off – a night of whirling and minimal improvisation’. Recorded live April 18th at Mime Centrum, Bethanien, Berlin. I improvised this set supporting dancers spinning around their axis for hours, inspired by the whirling tradition of sufi dervishes. The set was preceded by    […]

Minimalist electronic music for whirling

Repetitive music for the repetitive movements of whirling. Recorded at Naïma Ferré´s ‘Whirling Atelier’, Tatwerk Berlin, 4/11/15. Unlike the other tracks for whirling this one was edited. The track was improvised together with vocal loops by Jennie Zimmermann and live percussion by Sebastian Flaig, both were not recorded. The remaining track is pretty minimalist, very    […]

New music for whirling

Three tracks of repetitive electronic music recorded at Naïma Ferré´s Whirling Atelier, Kunstquartier Bethanien, March, 8th 2015. It was great to play while the dancers were circling around, looking very much forward to the next time! The sounds and the setup I used are very similar to the sets for whirling I did before and    […]