Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2008

Jan, Feb, Mar

Antje Vowinckel | Composer

Antje Vowinckel
Antje Vowinckel
born in Hagen/Westf.
1985 – 1990
literature studies and musicology
1990 – 1994
1997 – 1998
editorial traineeship at SWR
since 2000
sound composition, radio play, musical performance
Prix Europa
Hörspielpreis der ADK (Regie)
Karl-Sczuka-Förderpreis; Ars-Acustica-Preis RNE
2006 – 2012
grants: Villa Aurora, Casa Baldi, Cité des Arts
honourable mentions at Prix Ars Electronica a ndPhonurgia Nova
ZKM-Preis „Ferrari recouté“

Antje Vowinckel is a Berlin-based sound and radio artist. She studied literature and music (flute/piano). She has been commissioned to do radioplays and shows for a variety of public radio stations such as (WDR, SWR, BR) as well as for foreign stations and festivals (ZKM Karlsruhe, TESLA Berlin, Biennale Bonn, Prix Italia, Festival for Contemporary Music Alicante/Spain, Hammer Museum Los Angeles, British Council, Berlin, Humboldt-Lab). Her works have been broadcasted and presented in Germany, France, Spain, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Czechia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Croatia, Portugal, Poland, Australia. In recent years, she has created also live performances (organ and objects), installations and video compositions. Her focus is on the musicality of the spoken word, for example in compositions with dialect melodies or in pieces based on automatic speaking.