08.05.2008 | Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin-Tiergarten

loud and soft—Ursula Block opens the archive of gelbe MUSIK

Thursday, May 8, 2008 / 9 pm

Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin-Tiergarten, S5/S7/S9/S75 Bellevue


And finds things known and less known, from a as in Anderson or Ashley, b as in Beuys or Böhmler, c as in Cage or Christiansen, d as in Darboven or Die Tödliche Doris, e as in Eno, f as in Fox, g as in Geile Tiere, h as in Huutajat, i as in Ichiyanagi, j as in Johansson or Julius, k as in Knizak, Kriwet, Kubisch, or Kuhn, l as in Lucier, m as in Marclay, n as in Nancarrow or Nitsch, o as in Ono, p as in Paik, q as in Quin, r as in Rühm, s as in Schnebel or Suzuki, t as in Tudor, u as in Ursonate, v as in Varèse, w as in Weiner or Williams, x as in Xenakis, y as in La Monte Young to z as in Zazeela. “There once was this musical fellow/ Who’s favorite color was yellow/He could play a sonata/While he ate a tomato/And this fellow he really could bellow.” (Emmett Williams). The idea to found gelbe MUSIK came to Ursula Block while establishing a collection of music recordings in the framework of the exhibition Für Augen und Ohren (For Eyes and Ears) at Akademie der Künste, Berlin 1980.



10th Berlin Biennale