Concert Tim Shaw & Heinz Riegler
March 28th, 19:00
As part of his 2-week residency at bb15, Tim Shaw invites Austrian artist and musician Heinz Riegler to perform alongside him for an impromptu response to the sounds of Linz. Drawing upon local field recordings, sound synthesis and acoustically stimulated found objects Shaw and Riegler will form a highly spatialised soundscape within the gallery space.
Heinz Riegler is an Austrian born artist working
between Australia and Europe. First emerging as a songwriter and
performer in the late 1980s, Riegler has since expanded his output
across video, installation and visual art.
Tim Shaw has worked internationally as an artist, performer, sound designer and researcher. His practice is situated within media art and draws upon soundscape and electroacoustic composition, performance making and DIY technology.He currently works as a lecturer in Digital Media at Culture Lab, Newcastle. Collaboration plays a central role in his approach, he has been lucky enough to make artistic work with Chris Watson, John Bowers and Sébastien Piquemal. Shaw has recently presented work at ARC, Switzerland (2016), Stereolux, France (2016), APO33, France (2016), Eastern Bloc, Canada (2016) and The Wired Lab, Australia (2016).