24 mai 2016
Music blog

Giga-Hertz-Award deadline extension to 10th of June 2016

Giga-Hertz Award 2016
Application deadline extended until 10 June 2016 !

The application deadline for the Giga-Hertz Special Prizes is extended until 10 June 2016. (The receipt stamp of ZKM is relevant, not the postmark !)

The two Giga-Hertz Special Prizes, which are jointly awarded by the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics and the Freiburg EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO of the SWR, are each endowed with 5,000 €. They serve to initiate and promote of new projects and are directed at composers of electronic and acousmatic music.

This years focus is on interactive music taking advantage of sensoric systems. Against this background, artists should be motivated to apply particular musical works that have been realized with this interactive technology . In addition, however works can continue to be submitted , which have been realized with digital or electronic technology.