Ganzfeld was founded by Sukandar Kartadinata and Liz Allbee in 2013. Together they comprise a mobile audio spatialization unit featuring hacked & self-built quadraphonic trumpet & quintaphonic bass guitar. They radiate these instrumental voices into space through the use of their homemade dispersive audio system – consisting of self-powered adhesive transducer speakers (at times accompanied with luminescent panels). The duo aims to activate the unique resonant architectures and surfaces of each performance & installation space – windows, doors, stairs, walls, chairs, vents, vans, buses, boxes, insides, outsides, ups and downs – creating a full-field, immersive and musically moving sonic environment.
Automated Peek-a-boo for the surveillance lifestyle. Non-stop stop-action. NO(i)SY NEIGHBOUR animates/amplifies the window dressings for a little song and dance.
April 2019: Ganzfeld plays the beautiful copper brewery tanks at Kindl!
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3 – 15 July 2021 // 10am – 6pm
NO(i)SY NEIGHBOUR @ Raum-on-Demand Gallery, Alte Münze, Berlin
Automated Peek-a-boo for the surveillance lifestyle. Non-stop stop-action. NO(i)SY NEIGHBOUR animates/amplifies the window dressings for a little song and dance. A public-installation & composition featuring animated venetian blinds, using programmed servos, piezos, chopsticks, fishing line, boxes and found objects.
16 & 17 July 2019
@ Music Instrument Museum, Berlin
Ganzfeld will play a concert on the 17th (eve), and participate in a panel discussion on the 16th (afternoon), both part of a Symposium organized by Technische Universität at the Music Instrument Museum, in Berlin. We’re looking forward to meeting others who love to experiment with these ideas, tools, instruments, spaces and limbs too!
25 April 2019
Ganzfeld plays the beautiful copper brewery tanks at Kindl. A dream come true for us. (Literally, we talked/dreamed of playing these tanks years ago.) The resonance of each tank is slightly different and wonderfully rich, and the tanks are so conveniently spread throughout the very resonant room itself. The audience is invited to roam the space, stick their heads into the smaller rooms inside the tanks, and what the hell, get a full-body sound vibration experience by laying on the tanks as well! We’re in spatialized heaven!!!
1 December 2018
11-Channel Installation/Concert at KELLER DREI, HANNOVER
11 January 2018
Gottsched Nights #2 – Berlin
Series at Kaffe Matthew’s – we will play the space’s windows, doors, tables & walls
20 October 2017
Long-form multi-channel composition in/around the Minibliothek in Stadtpark, Cologne.
Ganzfeld plays a multi-hour 18-channel composition – ”Sound Burrows” – in the small library within the park grounds. Luminescent transducers will sound on the large windows (inside and out), throughout the inside architecture of the libary, and on windows placed nearby in the park. Visitors are invited to wander around outside, or to come inside and relax on one of the cushions.
Guerilla Spatialization Unit at CTM2017
27 January – CTM 2017 Exhibition Opening – Kunstquartier Bethanien 19:00H
28 Jan. – 5 Feb. – Surprise Performance times & locations throughout CTM festival
May to Oct. 2016: Installation – Laboral Centro de Arte, Gijon, ES
27 May 2016: Opening Performance – Laboral Centro de Arte, Gijon, ES
25 Feb. 2016: Performance – MoisMulti Festival, Quebec, CA
Feb. 2016: Artists-in-Residence – AVATAR Center for the Arts, Quebec, CA
2015: ENCAC Grant Recipients (European Network, Contemporary Audiovisual Creation)
30 Oct 2014: Performance – Umlaut Festival, ausland, Berlin, D
2 July 2014: Performance – NK Presents, NK, Berlin, D
Transducer system for multi-channel audio
Transducer module in action