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ISEA2010 RUHR Conference
P6 Building Musical Instruments

Mon 23 August 2010
domicil, Dortmund

Elisabeth Schimana talks about her work with the Max Brand synthesizer, developed by the ingenious inventor Bob Moog for the visionary composer in the late 1950s and other sound producing machines from the early days of electro-acoustic music. Halldór Úlfarsson presents his acclaimed Halldorophone, an electro-acoustic string instrument in permanent development.

  1. 13:00h | Elisabeth Schimana (at): Forgotten Future #1. Magical Sound Machines
  2. 13:25h | Halldór Úlfarsson (is): Halldorophone
  3. 13:50h | DVD screening | IMA Portraits: Éliane Radigue, Andrea Sodomka

ISEA2010 Conference Proceedings | P6 Building Musical Instruments (PDF, 85.6 KB)

Elisabeth Schimana (at)

ISEA2010 Conference Proceedings | Forgotten Future #1. Magical Sound Machines (PDF)

Elisabeth Schimana is a composer, performer and radio artist. Studies in electroacoustic music, musicology and cultural studies, founder of IMA Institut für Medienarchäologie.
In cooperation with IMA Institut für Medienarchäologie


Halldór Úlfarsson (is)

ISEA2010 Conference Proceedings | Briefly on Halldorophones (PDF) (Text by Rune Søchting)

Halldór Úlfarsson is an artist working with installation, video, performance and other media. He is interested in the meaning of making art and how this act stands
in relation to other human endeavors. Halldór was educated at the Finnish Academy of Fine Art and the University of Art and Design, Helsinki.