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Corporate Coitus


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Corporate Coitus //From the CD Giraffes
Andreas Karaoulanis: animation
David Hahn: audio (www.davidhahnonline.com)

“I composed Corporate Coitus while working as an audio technician at a company which produced background music for businesses. When the company CEO was interviewed by the on-line business journal WallStreetReporter.com, I used the audio portion of the interview as source material. I extracted the extra-verbal sounds—the “ahs” and “ums” and intakes of breath—for use in this new piece. The title of Corporate Coitus came about as I feel that sex and business are always somehow connected. I heard the piece as an imaginary sex act gathering intensity to a climax followed by a gradual de-tumescence.” David Hahn

Black Flow project @ Kühlhaus Berlin

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Still images from Black Flow project
Morphing landscapes and electroacoustic environments
An audio/visual performance with floor projection (10x10m)
@ Kühlhaus Berlin 27-02-2015

Floros Floridis: reeds, live-electronics
Andreas Karaoulanis: animation-programming
Patrick K.-H.: animation

Video documentation plus more technical info included in cycling74 website here: https://cycling74.com/project/black-flow-project/

Piano Study #02

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Part 02 of piano studies animation experiments by bestbefore & Patrick K.-H., based on the piano studies by Antonis Anissegos.

Watch the rest of the collection series here:
https://vimeo.com/album/3204106

Antonis Anissegos – piano, enstase.com/
Patrick K.-H. – animation, drawnsound.org/
Andreas Karaoulanis – animation

Piano Study #01


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Part 01 of piano studies animation experiments by bestbefore & Patrick K.-H., based on the piano studies by Antonis Anissegos.

Watch the rest of the collection series here:
https://vimeo.com/album/3204106

Antonis Anissegos – piano, enstase.com/
Patrick K.-H. – animation, drawnsound.org/
Andreas Karaoulanis – animation

Patrick K.-H. / Andreas Karaoulanis live @ Quiet Cue, Berlin, 11.10.14 ev


Patrick K.-H. – semi acoustic guitar, MIDI,
Andreas Karaoulanis – laptop, Max/MSP
excerpt of live @ Quiet Cue, Berlin, 11.10.14 ev

http://drawnsound.org/patrickkh-karaoulanis.html
http://quietcue.blogspot.de/

Areta

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Areta, animation piece, 2014 ev.
Andreas Karaoulanis – animation,
Patrick K.-H. – animation, sound, drawnsound.org/
Katerina Liana: photos kukuland77.wordpress.com/
more videos here: drawnsound.org/patrickkh-karaoulanis.html

Headaphonia


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Headaphonia is a procedure to develop forms that do not follow logical criteria, but are based only on subjective ideas and formal parallels, which invite the viewer to make personal associations.
Multilayered lights and sounds arise in which the fragility and instability of our seemingly certain reality is challenged.Headaphonia deals with the movement of the human body, mind and light. By doing so, new sequences are constantly created which reveal an inseparable relationship between motion and sound.Created with: Physical Movement / Lights / Live Camera / Pure Data / MaxMSP / Boss RC-50 / Viola / Zither /
A project by „CELSIUS-4“ artist group.
Katerina Liana ( gr ) ° Dance, Physical Intervention
Céline Pelé ( fr ) °Viola, Zither, Soundscape
Andreas Karaoulanis ( gr ) ° Video, Programming
Christian Sonntag ( de ) °Soundscape
Photo by Zoe Manta
More images here: http://kukuland77.wordpress.com/2014/04/05/head-aphonia/

BYOB Prague – Interactive Table

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Interactive image table during BYOB festival in Prague 2014.
BYOB is a celebration of the new world we live in and a glimpse of what computing could look like in the future. Today the internet is confined to screens. Tomorrow information will surround us, composing our surfaces, defining our spaces, enmeshing itself with the ether. A moving image is never an object, and when it is coupled with the increased flexibility of portable projection, the realm of experience quickly expands. [Rafaël Rozendaal, www.newrafael.com/83-byobs-so-far/]
Photos by http://sinsynplus.de/

Live Concert Visuals for Tim Bendzko Tour 2014


Tim Bendzko 2014 live in Köln, Palladium
Video by: klaus Sahm
Photo by: Christian Sonntag

January was a busy month in terms of creating, animating and directing our latest commissioned project with Celine Pele, Christian Sonntag and Julien Bach for the Live time-based visuals of Tim Bendzko’s Tour 2014 across Germany.
Upcoming Tour dates here.
More Pictures and info here: http://chrs-smthng.com/tim-bendzko/

suRred


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Patrick K.-H.: animation
Andreas Karaoulanis: animation
more work:
drawnsound.org/patrickkh-karaoulanis.html

¬ upcoming events

  • Fri
    10
    Apr
    2015

    Black Flow Live - with floor projection

    8:30 pmKühlhaus Berlin @Luckenwalder Straße 3, 10963 Berlin

    Floros Floridis: reeds, live-electronics
    Andreas Karaoulanis: animation-programming

    http://www.kuehlhaus-berlin.de/

  • Thu
    16
    Apr
    2015

    Best Before Unu Live with piano

    10:00 pmWerkstatt der Kulturen // Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin

    Andreas Karaoulanis - animation
    Antonis Anissegos -piano
    http://www.werkstatt-der-kulturen.de/en/

  • Sat
    09
    May
    2015
    Sun
    10
    May
    2015

    Sound painting orchestra Live @ Ehemaliges Stummfilmkino Delphi

    8:30 pmEhemaliges Stummfilmkino Delphi // Gustav-Adolf-Straße 2, 13086 Berlin

    Berlin Soundpainting Orchestra
    plays Meliés -Live film composition

    http://ehemaliges-stummfilmkino-delphi.de/en/