about

Katharina Bévand (Germany/Canary Islands) is a sound artist and musician. Currently based in Berlin, she completed her studies in Fine Arts between universities of Spain, South Korea and Brazil. Recently she gained a Master in Sound Studies from the University of Arts in Berlin. She exhibited her soundworks at Festivals, exhibitions and incorporated into uncommon architectural structures, like a former crematory and the big water reservoir in Berlin. She also performed at the Pergamon Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin. In 2017 her piece Transorchestra received an honorary mention from the sonotopia – bonn hoeren european contest for sound art. In her artistic practice sound becomes a medium to explore spaces and materials, creating immersive and atmospheric site-specific installations. The aesthetic experience is sculpt in situ trough body movement and spatial location. Soundsources are recordings of objects, instruments and field recordings, which are transformed into abstract soundscapes. Another important research area of her interest are culture specific sound phenomena; as well as the traditional and classical music production of Central Asia.

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performing on the Tanbur