Jutta Ravenna

Jutta Ravenna

born 1960 in Düsseldorf, Germany, Ravenna studied visual arts and music in Düsseldorf and Berlin. As sound-artist, she works with visual and acoustical objéts trouvés. On the border between visual art and music, she researches intermodal perceptional qualities between acoustics and visual themes, mostly with site-specific installations. Since 1994 examples of works in lakes, abandoned shipyards, a gelatine-factory, old churches and monasteries, radio stations and universities. Several shows in Germany and abroad, among others: Filmfestival Sao Paulo, Soundtower St. Pölten, Festival for Music and Light Berlin, singuhr audio-gallery Berlin, Villa Contarini Padua, Deutsche Telekom Berlin, Akademie der Künste Berlin. Ravenna is co-founder of the events "Klangkunst im Dialog" at Berliner Gesellschaft für Neue Musik.

Selection of shows:

2013Speakers Corner: Nomination for QUBIT-Festival New York City
2012Cluster: cluster made of public address speakers integrated into the urban architecture, New-Music-Festival Blurred Hamburg
2010Speakers' interactive sound sculpture in public space Hamburg and Heinrich-Böll-foundation Berlin
2004Flügelschlag (loudspeakers in the vegetal fur of the museum's facade) Märkisches Museum Berlin, as part of the festival “Stare in Berlin"
2003chipmusic (interactive wall of mainboards and sound), Berlin-Padua-Wien
2001Nagelmusik (nail-music), film-soundtrack in collaboration with Antal Lux, Sao-Paulo-Film-Festival
2000goes Electronics green? (sound-sculpture with living plants) in cooperation with Fraunhofer Institut Berlin
1999The 9th column (interactive sounding column made from computer-mainboards), Audio-Gallery of the radio-station „Sender Freies Berlin“
1999Binär (interactive data-sound-sphere) Klangturm St. Pölten
1998Feld 4 (window with data-sound) sound-sculpture, integrated into the architecture of the university-building, Technical University Berlin
199610n Operationen in 10 Stunden für die Sicherheit einer Stadt (10 operations in 10 hours for the security of a city) (Field 3, Data-sound-window), festival for sound-art Sonambiente at singuhr-audio-gallery, Berlin
1994Quagga, Concert for seven hood-dryers, Irrton-Festival Berlin



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