Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2012

Apr, May, Jun

Jens-Uwe Dyffort | Composer (together with Roswitha von den Driesch)

Jens-Uwe Dyffort
Jens-Uwe Dyffort
since 1996
artistic collaboration
Grant: Deutscher Klangkunstpreis

Jens-Uwe Dyffort (1967) and Roswitha von den Driesch (1964) live and work in Berlin. Jens-Uwe Dyffort studied composition at the University of Art Berlin with Franz Martin Olbrisch and Prof. Walter Zimmermann , Diploma and Master of composition.  Roswitha  von den Driesch studied architecture and Fine Art at the University of Art Berlin-Weißensee , Diploma and Master of Fine Art. She also attended the seminars at Electroacoustic Studio of the Technical University of Berlin with Robin Minard. Since 1996 she has collaborated with Jens-Uwe Dyffort. They received various awards and grants, for example the Deutscher Klangkunstpreis 2006.

Their sound installations were heard  in London, Plymouth, North Adams, Marseille, Maastricht, Metz, Rom und Berlin for example,  2009 Donaueschinger Musiktage - Festival zeitgenössischer Tonkunst, 2008 Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg and Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt am Main, 2006 Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl and  2001/02 singuhr-hoergalerie in parochial and Massachussets Museum of Contemporary Art.

Music Pieces and Compositions were premiered  by WDR Studio Akustische Kunst and Hessischer Rundfunk hr2-kultur.