smallforms w/ Duo Hofmaninger/Schwarz x Gunship Collider

the monthly series of smallforms seeks to support contemporary and experimental forms of music which require an attitude of listening. in collaboration with the artspace Chateau Rouge run by performer and artist Elisabeth Bakambamba Tambwe.
Saturday November 11th 2023
Doors: 19h30
Music: 20h30
★ Duo Hofmaninger/Schwarz
An interplay between sound painting, composition and free improvisation
Lisa Hofmaninger – soprano saxophone, bass clarinet
Judith Schwarz – extended drums
The two artists Lisa Hofmaninger and Judith Schwarz, who have been working together very successfully for several years, dedicate themselves to the archetypal form of clashing sounds from the East. Similar to the traditional davul-zurna ensembles, which are widespread in the entire oriental region, „blowing“ and „beating“ meet: Against the background of an architecture of the distant eastern past, soprano saxophone and percussion, bass clarinet and slit drum find themselves in the contemporary dialogue and the extraordinary interpretation of the two musicians.
The source materials for the musicians‘ sounding together are their own compositions, atmospheric images and stories, which, however, are always coordinated with the acoustics and atmosphere of the location. The infatuation with sound and the childlike joy of experimenting with the instruments form the essence of this ensemble, which should ultimately cast a spell over the listener.
★ Gunship Collider
gunship collider is the solo project of Dominik Morishita-Leitner, formerly known as a member of the architecture office/post-punk band POSTMAN. Pop made with open source software, break beats, keyboards, and lyrics based on necessity.
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smallforms is a platform and music label for contemporary and experimental forms of music which require an attitude of listening. the monthly series consists of recording sessions in the afternoon and concert/live set in the evening – joining forces with electronic allies, spoken word, spinning tunes or sweet stuff of pop culture that may lead to the underworld (or hell). Team: Alisa Beck (Programm), Gustavo Petek (Programm, Label), Elisabeth Bakambamba Tambwe (Host).
Mit freundlicher Unterstützung von SKE, bmkoes und der Kulturabteilung der Stadt Wien.

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