| home | deutsch | andrea sodomka | martin breindl | norbert math |

Andrea Sodomka
  1961 born in Vienna, Austria. 

1982-89 studies at the Academy of Applied Arts, Vienna. 1984-87 studies at the Academy of Music, Vienna (institute for electroacoustics). 1991-95 president of the society of electroacoustic music G.E.M.. 1995-97 curator for Media Art at OK - center of contemporary art, Upper Austria. 1996 member of the jury for Prix Ars Electronica 96. 1997 curator of "Remote Sensations", Ars Electronica 97. 1999 lectures on "Sound Art in the 20th Century", University of Vienna. 2001 lectures on "radio art and radio drama", University of Music, Vienna. Since 2001 curator, since 2003 president of Fluss - NÖ. Fotoinitiative.

Since 1996 member of the artist's association Wiener Secession.

She works in the fields of intermedia, installation, electronic music, net.art, radio art, video and artistic photography.

| awards | intermediaprojects | contributions | soundworks | cd | dvd/cd rom | videography | music for film/video | permanent installations | chrono |

      Awards and Scholarships

2012Artists in Residence at European Cities of Advanced Sound Network (alien productions) 
 Artists in Residence at kunstwerk krastal, A (alien productions) 
2008Anerkennungspreis des Landes NÖ für Präsentation und Vermittlung zeitgenössischer Bildender Kunst /Non-Profit Galerien (alien productions) 
2006Award of the state of Lower Austria for Media Arts (alien productions) 
1999Award of the City of Vienna for music 
1995Scholarship of the Republic of Austria for visual arts 
1994Award of the state of Lower Austria for artistic photography 
 Award of the state of Lower Austria for visual arts 
1992Scholarship of the Ministry of Arts 
1991Max-Brand Award (for multimedia art) 

| top |

      Intermediaperformances, -installations and -projects (selection)

2013Metamusic;  zoological sound project, ECAS Network and musikprotokoll
 Social Wirtshaus Web;  Installations and Performances, Festival der Regionen, (A)
 Diagramm#1;  Electronic Musik, basedon a diagram by Adelheid Mers, part of Sous nos yeux | Kunsthalle Mulhouse (F)
 Zärtlich tasten Elefanten mit den Spitzen ihrer Rüssel die Gesichter ab;  Sound installation with Brainwave Synchronization, at hidden museum by Bernhard Kathan, (A)
2012Biochemische Tischmusik;  For the event Essen mit Tieren, HermannNitschMuseum, (A)
 Tiefensonde;  Installation in public space, [kunstwerk krastal], (A)
2011Perpetuum Mobile | Airwaves;  Installation
 Mutter / Anti-Mutter;  radio composition by Andrea Sodomka and Heike Kaltenbrunner
2010Vapor Trails of Europe;  live radio performance
2009The Broken Heart Suite;  (Andrea Sodomka and alien productions), Concert-Installation, TONSPUR_live at TanzquartierWien, Kunsthalle MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, A
 Raptor Reloaded;  Acoustic land art in the vineyard, Viertelfestival NÖ - Weinviertel 2009, Dürnberg Wine Estate, Falkenstein, A, ORF Kunstradio
2008Alien City;  Installation; Gallery of the Austrian Embassy Tokyo, J
 Transformator;  installation by alien productions, Martin Walch (FL) and Starsky (A); Kunstraum Engländerbau, Vaduz, FL
 Tiefenrausch;  installation; air-raid shelters and OK Center for Contemporary Arts, Linz, A
2007INTERCOMUNICAZIONE;  early reflections play German, Austrian and Czech Music in Prague, Sv. Martin ve zdi / St. Martin in the Wall Church, Praha, CZ: first performance of "The Difference Between Me and My Shadow"
 Der Gedankenprojektor;  installation by alien productions; solo exhibition at Künstlerhaus Graz, A
 Transmission;  performance and installation; Viertelfestival Niederösterreich, Walzengravieranstalt, Guntramsdorf, A
 XT;  performance by alien productions and Machfeld; Fotogalerie Wien, A, ORF Kunstradio, Liquid Music, Judenburg, A
2006Crossover III, alien productions und Machfeld;  installations; solo exhibition in the Fotogalerie Wien, A
 waveforms;  sound installation, old city hall, Vienna, A, on the occasion of FISCHERSTIEGE alter ego
2005Die wohltemperierte Küche;  cooking-performance with the ensemble die reihe; Tulln, A; in collaboration with jeunesse and musik aktuell
 interfaces – alien productions (A) und Sandor Ajzenstat (CAN);  personal show and installation The Fast Word; Gallery IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna, A
 Alien City by alien productions;  Solo Show, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, Ontario, CAN
 ART'S BIRTHDAY 2005 - permanent creation;  on air-on line-on site performance by alien productions and IFTAF and partners on line; ORFÖ1 Kunstradio, Studio 4, Vienna, A
2004Zwischenraum;  solo exhibition; Galeria Szyperska, Poznan, PL
 Variations on Distances;  live-performance; ARS Electronica Festival 04, Linz, A, ORF Kunstradio; at Reinventing Radio, The Long Night of Radio Art
 Die wohltemperierte Küche;  cooking-performance series on several locations in the "Weinviertel", Lower Austria; at Weinviertel-Festival 2004
 mobile:home;  interactive installation for UMTS-cellphones; Kunsthalle Vienna, A in cooperation with 3; at Virtual Frame
 The Half-Life of Art;  Installation; at Art's Birthday 04
2003waveforms;  sound-installation; "TONSPUR", für einen öffentlichen raum / 3 | Erste Bank Arena, quartier21/MQ, Vienna, A
 Arbeitsmuster. Eine Installation im Websaal;  intermedia-installation and live-performance for a weaver and electronics; Artothek, Krems, A
 \deviation.stills\;  sound installation (with Petra Ganglbauer); K.U.L.M, Stmk., A; at nomadin
 World In Between;  sound installation for a resting space in the mountains; Seegrube/nordpark, Innsbruck, A
 Alien City;  installation; Kloster UND, Krems, A
 Die Schatten der Ideen;  web-art project; at sinnlos ("graz 2003")
2002Alien City;  DOM, Moscow, and Moussorgsky Urals State Conservatory, Yekaterinburg, RUS; performance; at Altermedium 02
 La Cucina Accordata;  performances; Topolò, I; at Stazione di Topolò/Postaja Topolove IX;
2001Alien City;  performance and installation; Dom im Berg, Graz, A; at musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst 01
 Alien City;  performance and installation; musikhalle hamburg, GER; at hamburger musikfest
 Judenburger Küchen;  intermedia performance; Judenburg, A; at liquid music - checkpoints
 alien productions – Personale;  Medienwerkstatt Vienna, A
 Der Takt von Hell und Dunkel;  sound installation; Blau Gelbe Viertelsgalerie, Mistelbach, A
2000Alien City;  intermedia performance; Judenburg; at liquid music - stadtsignaturen
 Memory Loop;  electronic live performance; Generali Foundation, Vienna, A; opening performance at RE-PLAY, Anfänge internationaler Medienkunst in Österreich
 GATEways;  on line - on site - on air project; Vienna, A - Melbourne, AUS - Beograd, YU - Erfurt/Weimar, GER - Vancouver, CAN
 Raum - System – Reflexion;  composer's portrait Andrea Sodomka; concert with the ensemble "die reihe"; Radiokulturhaus Vienna, A
1999wir waren ja nur Mädchen;  sound- and lighting installation; Residenztheater - Marstall, München, GER
 Sound Drifting;   generative sound installation; O.K Centrum für Gegenwartskunst OÖ, A and other locations; at Ars Electronica 99 (with various artists); including the online installation Alien City by alien productions
 Autoregulative Räume;  computeraided biofeedbackinstallation; Alpbach, A; at Europäisches Forum Alpbach 1999
 Embedded Systems - The Mix;  nstallation for 10 modified kitchen blenders; Bellevue-Saal, Wiesbaden, GER; at Klangkunstfestival UND II
1998wir waren ja nur Mädchen;  sound- and lighting installation; OK Centrum für Gegenwartskunst OÖ, Linz, A
 Immersive Sound;  generative sound installation; Kornmarkttheater Bregenz, A, at Kunst in der Stadt 2 (with various artists)
 Wortstaub Partikelwelt;  computeraided biofeedbackinstallation; Museum der Wahrnehmung MUWA Graz, A
 Radio Textures;  telematic live radio event; rhiz Vienna - Ars Electronica Center Linz, A (Sodomka/Bordoni/Math/Huber/Breindl - Stocker/Hörtner/Black)
 Autoregulative Spaces;  computeraided biofeedbackinstallation; ACE Gallery, Los Angeles, USA; at Resistance Fluctuations
1997Embedded Systems;  installation for modified household appliances; departmentstore Kastner+Öhler, Graz, A; at 2000-3 artspace plus interface / Steirischer Herbst 97
 Virtual Feedback;  telematic live radio event; at Recycling The Future 1,Kunstradio at Hybrid Workspace, Orangerie, documentaX, Kassel, GER
 Embedded Systems - The Mix;  installation for 10 modified kitchen blenders; Radiokulturhaus Vienna, A; at Recycling the Future 4
1996Bridgeworks;  live radio event; at Rivers & Bridges, Ars Electronica Festival 96, A (Kunstradio All Stars)
 Body Augmentation;  computeraided biofeedbackinstallation; Podewil, Berlin, GER; at Musik und Licht (Sodomka/Breindl/Math)
  Die Differenzmaschine, ein event mit einem theaterraum,;  ntermedia theatre; Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, GER; at sonambiente (Breindl/Ganglbauer/Math/Mechtler/Radon/Sodomka/Walz)
1995Channel 9;  computeraided biofeedbackperformance; ESC, Graz, A
1994Nahe Ferne. Zeitgleich 2;  intermediainstallation; Kunsthalle Tirol, Hall, A; at Zeitgleich
 State of Transition;  telematic live radio internet event; Neue Galerie Graz, A – V2 Rotterdam, NL – Internet – ORF Kunstradio; (Breindl/Math/Ryand/Sodomka/Stocker)
1992Drill;  Intermediainstallation; Offenes Kulturhaus Linz, A; bei Im Raum Schule

| top |

      Contributions to festivals and exhibitions (selection)

2008LightInSight;  NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC], Tokyo, J: The Thought Projector
 zeitRAUMzeit;  k/haus Vienna, A: The Thought Projector
 Ars Electronica 2008;  Landesgalerie Linz, A: The Thought Projector
 Art's Birthday 2008 - Forever Young;  Studio 3, Radiokulturhaus Vienna, A: A Tribute To E.C.
2007X-tended, Medienkunst aus Österreich;  Egon-Schiele-Museum, Neulengbach, A: Fast Word
 liquid music | ortsbilder;  \zentrum. Judenburg, A: XT
 Soinu dimentsioa / Dimensión sonora;  Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastian, E: Small Talk
 MedienkunstpreisträgerInnen des Landes Niederösterreich 2006;  MuQua, quartier21, Freiraum, Vienna, A
 KulturpreisträgerInnen des Landes Niederösterreich 2006;  Documentary Center for Modern Art, St. Pölten, A
2006To Hear Is To See;  Municipial Museum, Györ, HU
 Les Mardis de l'art;  cycle des conferénces sur l'art actuel; Université du Luxembourg, LUX
2005ncc - netART community congress;  installation, project in progress; Dom im Berg, Graz, A: The Fast Word
 soused[ka];  Austrian Cultural Forum Praha, CZ: Alien City
 IMA : opening celebration;  IMA - Institute for Media Archeology, Hainburg, A: Alien City
 To Hear Is To See;  YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto, CAN
2004Re-Inventing Radio;  Radiokulturhaus Vienna, A
 sused[ka];  Dom Fotografie, Poprad, SK: Alien City
 private-exile;  3 Viennese appartments, Ronacher Vienna; a project by Rupert Huber for Wiener Festwochen 04
2003Traumlandschaften / Österreichischer Kulturmonat;  Pushkinskaja 10, St. Petersburg, RUS: Alien City
 Radioküchen - Küchenradio;  Aromat Wien, A, Internet, Radio; an event by Ö1 Kunstradio for Juniradio, Berlin
 taste 2-20;  public space, 2nd district, Vienna, A: Embedded Systems - The Mix, installation for 10 modified kitchen blenders
 Hören ist Sehen;  Klangturm St.Pölten, A
 Dokumentation 1;  Fotogalerie Vienna, A: Alien City
2002Fehlschläge, Ein Exkurs über das Scheitern;  Forum Stadtpark, Graz, A
 sasiad[ka];  Galeria Miejska Arsenal, Poznan, and Austrian Cultural Forum, Warszaw, PL: Alien City
 Hören ist Sehen;  Cultural Center Kammgarn – Forum Vebikus, Schaffhausen, CH
 nachbar[i]n – re.weinviertel;  FLUSS, NÖ Fotoiniative, Wolkersdorf, A
 reflected in an unmarked space;  a project by Toni Kay; Museum of Modern Art Vienna, A
2001Digitale Zeiten;  Evangelische Akademie Tutzing, GER: Alien City
 Hören ist Sehen;  ACC Galerie, Weimar, and Klanggalerie im Kultursalon, Berlin, D
 7th International Festival of Computer Arts;  Gallery Media Nox, Maribor, SLO: Embedded Systems - The Mix, installation for 10 modified kitchen blenders
2000Hören ist Sehen;  Rhizom im Labor, Graz, A
 Bild Rausch;  FLUSS, NÖ Fotoiniative, Wolkersdorf, A
 Decodierung:Recodierung;  Kunsthalle project space, Vienna, A
 Oir es ver;  Universidad del Claustro de sor Juana, Mexico DF, Museo de la Ciudad de Querétaro, Sala de Exposiciones JAI-ALAI, Acapulco and Emisora de la Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa, MEX
 Duymak Gormektir;  Austrian Cultural Institute – Gallery Yeniköy, Istanbul, Turkey
 Art's Birthday;  Radiokulturhaus Vienna, A; at Wiencouver 2000 - a Western Front / Kunstradio project
1999Merzmuseum - SchwittRadio;  Radiokulturhaus Wien, A; bei Wiencouver 2000 - a Western Front / Kunstradio project
1997Recycling the Future I - IV;  documenta X, Kassel, D - Ars Electronica, Linz, A - L'Arte Del Ascolto, Rimini I, Radiokulturhaus Wien, A

| top |

      Electronic music, radio and sound art (selection)

2013Celsius;  oncert for piano and live electronic, ORF Kunstradio, (Andrea Sodomka with Rupert Huber)
2009forever;  (Andrea Sodomka), Orchestra miniature for the 40th anniversary of the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
 Das Radio-Symphonie Orchester Wien spielt den Tarzanschrei;  (alien productions), Orchestra miniature by alien productions for the 40th anniversary of the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
 Intimate Space;  (Andrea Sodomka), ORF Kunstradio, RTVE Ars Sonora
 The Broken Heart Suite;  (Andrea Sodomka), Im Loth:e_may, Vienna Konzerthaus, Vienna, A
2008Homogenisator;  (alien productions), composition commisioned by repertoriozero, MITO Settembre Musica, Milan, I
2007XT;  (alien productions and Machfeld)
2005Vindobona Blues;  (Alvin Curran with Franz Hautzinger, Andrea Sodomka, Erdem Tunakan and Mia Zabelka), TONSPUR, Museumsquartier Vienna, quartier 21
2004Die wohltemperierte Küche;  (alien productions feat. Steve Bradley), ORF Kunstradio
 Arbeitsmuster;  (alien productions), ORF Kunstradio
2003\deviation.stills\;  (Andrea Sodomka, Petra Ganglbauer), ORF Kunstradio
2000GATEways;  (alien productions), ORF Kunstradio
 Shadows of the Mind;  (Andrea Sodomka), ORF Kunstradio
1999Life Stations;  (Sodomka/Breindl), ORF Kunstradio
 Wortstaub Partikelwelt. Brainwaveversion;  (alien productions), ORF Kunstradio
1997Embedded Systems. Eine Housemusik;  (alien productions), ORF Kunstradio
 Zeitschatten. Eine Diaphonie;  (Andrea Sodomka)
1996Diaphonie #1;  (Sodomka/Math/Huber), Musikprotokoll im Steirischen Herbst, ORF Zeitton, ORF Kunstradio
 Die Differenzmaschine. Algebraische Muster;  (Sodomka/Breindl/Math/Mechtler/Ganglbauer),ORF Kunstradio, ORF Zeitton
1995The History of the Future of Memory;  (Sodomka/Breindl/Math) ORF Zeitton
1994Klangnachricht mit Redefragmenten;  (Sodomka/Breindl), ORF Zeitton
1993Tempo Compresso/Spazio Sospeso;  (Sodomka/Breindl), ORF Kunstradio
 Schichtsendung Selbstportrait 1;  (Andrea Sodomka, Christian Ofenbauer), ORF Zeitton
1992Acoustic Postcard;  (Sodomka/Mechtler/Lintz-Maues), BBC and ORF Kunstradio
1991Distanz - Max Brand, ein Aspekt der Erinnerung;  (Andrea Sodomka), ORF Kunstradio
 Frozen Moments - Scheinbare Handlungen;  (Andrea Sodomka), ORF Kunstradio
 Frozen Moments - Ungefähre Wirklichkeit;  (Sodomka/Breindl/Math), ORF Studio Neuer Musik
1986Playground Suite;  (Andrea Sodomka)
 Musik für Mordinstrumente;  (Andrea Sodomka)

| top |

      Discography

2006liquid music | heimspiel;  (CD): Andrea Sodomka, Variations On Distances
2004alien productions: The Well-Tempered Kitchen;  CD pumpkin records; pump 10-2004
2002schwittCD;  CD ORF-CD 291; Norbert Math/Andrea Sodomka, BOTsonata 1st movement/Rondo; BOTsonata 2nd movement/Largo and Huber/Klammer/Math/Sodomka, Finale
2000Sound Drifting, i silenzi parlano tra loro;  Wien, Triton, 2000 (media combination: publication and 2 CDs): Alien Productions, Alien City
 Hören ist Sehen - Oir es Ver - To Hear is To See - Duymak Görmektir;  CD/Catalogue; Vienna, edition ausart; Math/V.A., Schlafradio; Sodomka/Breindl, The Future of Memory
1999TRACE, A Collection of Artist's Soundworks;  ARECD102, Audio Research Editions, GB 1999 (CD): Andrea Sodomka, Timetraces
 UND II: Klang Kunst Festival 99;  CD Verein zur Förderung Künstlerischer Projekte mit gesellschaftlicher Relevanz, Wiesbaden, D: alien productions, Embedded Systems - The Mix
1998Sodomka/Breindl: wir waren ja nur Mädchen.;  an acoustic exhibition-catalogue; OK Center for Contemporary Arts OÖ 1998
 Oars With Ears - Attention: Go!;  Respekt 1709 (CD): Martin Breindl, Row Your Boat!, Andrea Sodomka, Attention-Go!
 ri.ci.cle;  A selection of Kunstradio CD's mixed together by Pita; mego - ORF Kunstradio (CD): Andrea Sodomka, Distanz (remixed by Peter Rehberg)
1997Musik aus Österreich, Vol 2, Das 20. Jahrhundert;  mica; LC 7918, CD 4 (CD): Andrea Sodomka, Zeitschatten. Eine Diaphonie
1996musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst '96;  ORF; MP96 ORF 14 (CD): Andrea Sodomka, Diaphonie # 1
 Familie Auer;  CD ORF Kunstradio; V.A.
 Klangkunst: die klang-dokumentation zu sonambiente - festival für hören und sehen;  CD München, New York, Prestel-Verlag; Sodomka/Breindl/Math et al., Die Differenzmaschine
1995redred rosary, mesta et la dista yoma nomi;  LP Warner Chappell Austria; AuMe BRR-95-0005: Sodomka/Math, hide & seek mix
1994The Future Of Memory; Progetto Civitella d'Àgliano 1994;  CD - concept: Sodomka/Breindl; Norbert Math, Bersaglio, Sodomka/Breindl, Tempo compresso/Spazio sospeso
 Zeitgleich;  Vienna, Triton-Verlag (CD-ROM and AudioCD): Sodomka/Breindl/Math, Nahe Ferne.Zeitgleich
1991Artsat - Richard Kriesche;  ORF (CD): Andrea Sodomka, Distanz - Max Brand, Ein Aspekt der Erinnerung
 RP4 - Beispiele österreichischer Radiokunst;  ORF Kunstradio (CD): Martin Breindl, Ornamentale Reise, Andrea Sodomka, Frozen Moments
1989ELAKMU;  CD; HaHaRecords; HAHACD 1015: Math/Guantes, Das Zähneklappern, Andrea Sodomka, Musik für Mordinstrumente
 Elektronische Musik 1;  30 Jahre Elektroakustische Musik; Publisher: Österreichischer Musikrat; Amadeo 427 039-1 (LP): Andrea Sodomka, Playground-Suite

| top |

      DVD | CD-ROM

2009VIDEO EDITION AUSTRIA release 02;  DVD, Medienwerkstatt Vienna, A: alien productions, Arbeitsmuster
 Transformator;  DVD, video-documentation of the installation by alien productions (A/I), Martin Walch (FL) and starsky (A)
2007Dimensión Sonora/Sound Dimension;  Ed: Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea; San Sebastián, E: alien productions, Small Talk
2006VRNITEV 112_video_minuti;  DVD, Stazione di Topolo / Postaja Topolove: alien productions, La cucina accordata
2003alien productions. Alien City;  DVD; ORF Landesstudio Stmk., ORF Ö1, Zangi Music; ORF DVD 706
2000gr2000az: Medienkunst Steiermark;  Graz, die steirische landesausstellung comm.gr2000az, 2000: Sodomka/Breindl, Works
 musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst '96;  CD ORF; MP96 ORF 14: Andrea Sodomka, Diaphonie # 1
199910 Jahre FLUSS;  Wolkersdorf, FLUSS - NÖ Fotoinitiative, 1999
 2000 minus 3: artspace plus interface;  CD-ROM; Vienna, Triton-Verlag, 1999: alien productions, Embedded Systems
1994Zeitgleich;  Vienna, Triton (CD-ROM and AudioCD): Sodomka/Breindl/Math, Nahe Ferne. Zeitgleich

| top |

      Videography

1992Video Edition Niederösterreich;  Medienwerkstatt Wien 1992: Sodomka/Breindl, Canned Space
1991Wienminuten;  Medienwerkstatt Wien 1991 [ed. by Manfred Neuwirth]: Sodomka/Breindl, Standby
1989Infermental 9, Herz von Europa;  The First International Magazine on Videocassettes; Wien 89: Breindl/Sodomka/Mathes, Canned Space

| top |

      Music for Film and Video

2011Judenburg findet Stadt;  film by Elfi Mikesch
2006Eine Million Kredit ist normal, sagt mein Grossvater;  found footage film by Gabriele Mathes; was awarded the "diagonale"-award innovative cinema: "best innovative experimental-, animation- or short film 2005/2006"
1999Ghosts - Nachrichten von wem?;  by Sabine Groschup
1993And The Sphinx Thinks;  video by Gerda Lampalzer, Medienwerkstatt Wien
1992Einfache Freuden;  film by Claudia Messmer
1991Standby;  video by Sodomka/Breindl, for "Wienminuten" by Manfred Neuwirth, Medienwerkstatt Wien
1990Sete;  video by Margot Pilz
 Pseudosadistische Transformationen;  for "I Gonna Fuck You Back To The Stoneage", film by Gabriele Mathes
1989Canned Space;  video by Sodomka/Breindl/Mathes, Infermental 9

| top |

      Permanent installations, art in public space

1997Klangatoll;  solar powered soundinstallation; Kulturlandschaft Paasdorf, A
1995Weg der BeSINNung;  silkscreen on asphalt; Gießhübl, A
1993Bertha von Suttner - Denkmal;  silkscreen on glass; Castle of Kirchstetten, A
 Ohne Titel;  installation silkscreen on glass; Bundesrealgymnasium Hallein, A

| top |