Sonic Robots

Moritz Simon Geist’s projects range from electronic music performances to robotic sound installations. His robotic installations and performances have so far been shown in numerous European festivals and exhibitions including Ars Electronica 2014, Club Transmediale 2013, Mapping Festival [CH]. He has also collaborated with performers such as Mouse on Mars and Tyondai Braxton. He holds talks on the progression of robotics and society. In 2015, he was awarded the Artist-In-Residence-Stipend for the Free State of Saxony.

His background is both as a classical musician and a robotics engineer, with an advanced expertise in 3-D Printing.

 

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Moritz Simon Geist

Geist’s projects range from electronic music performances to robotic sound installations. His robotic installations and performances have so far been shown in numerous European festivals and exhibitions including Ars Electronica 2014, Club Transmediale 2013, Mapping Festival [CH]. He has also collaborated with performers such as Mouse on Mars and Tyondai Braxton. He holds talks on the progression of robotics and society. In 2015, he was awarded the Artist-In-Residence-Stipend for the Free State of Saxony.

His background is both as a classical musician and a robotics engineer, with an advanced expertise in 3-D Printing.

 

Karsten Gebbert

Video artists & programming

karstenKarsten Gebbert is a media artist turned computer scientist primarily focused on video programming, sound synthesis, and functional programming. At Sonic Robots he focuses on video programming and on-stage visual effects.

Karsten earned his degree in Fine Art from the Middelsex University London in 2007, and went on to teaching electronics at Central Saint-Martins, London. Besides Sonic Robots Karsten works with artists such as Loop.ph (London) or Smadar Dreyfus.

He experiments with theoretical models of computation, type theory, lambda calculus and the inner dynamics of synthesized sound and worked as a software engineer at several startup companies in Berlin on rendering systems for large scale media projections. Karsten lives and works in Berlin.

 

Jakob A. Geist

Sound artist and PR

jakobJakob A. Geist has a background in classical singing, african percussion and piano as well as music and video production. He is a vocalist in various projects and performed at music festivals and numerous venues all over Europe, partly with a scholarship from the Volkswagen Soundfoundation. In recent years, Jakob focused on contemporarty electronic music. He played at several clubs and festivals such as the Berlinale 2015/16, Fusion Festival 2014, CTM2013 and hosts regular DJ nights with a fusion of live musicians andcontemporary electronic music.

At SONIC ROBOTS Jakob creates live visuals effects and live acoustic modulation. Jakob is responsible for PR and Arts Collaborations as well as the visual productions, which links to his interest in innovation and digital transformation.

 

 
Saturday | OCTober 7th, 2017 | 20:00

Flottmann-Hallen, Herne