Sound art in Berghain: A feeling that you would run over

One enters the room and learns the whole body, what has been lacking one for so long. The sound in the hall of the Berghain surrounds the listener, as they woul

Sound art in Berghain: A feeling that you would run over

One enters the room and learns the whole body, what has been lacking one for so long. The sound in the hall of the Berghain surrounds the listener, as they would be in the inner core of a large instrument. The body fuses with the ground and, inevitably, the sound waves that flow through all the pores. All the tension drops. The bass humming through the large boiler hall, which once belonged to the socialist district heating plant near the Berlin Ostbahnhof.

Hannah Bethke

feuilleton correspondent in Berlin.

F. A. Z.

next Door, the club rooms of the Building, which is now closed for months are. In this sound installation is no Techno is played. But the physical impulse is to dance, to sway with the sounds and not to forget the global crisis for a moment.

The artists Sam Auinger and Hannes Strobl, have designed the sound room, especially for the hall of the Berghain, with its composition of Large. You approach the pillars in the room, it is come, as would the sound. For Synaesthetes who see sound as color or shape, this Installation is a visual extravaganza: rich in Detail, hatch patterns are mixed with large colour compositions and complex characters, the by the room-filling tones are generated. The physical experience that we can make since Corona due to the enclosed dance space barely commit. "It's a question to think with the ears," explains Sam Auinger in the conversation. The create all-new images: "space psycho tropical."

Corona changes the sound of the world

The art of the artist Duo "Tam-Tam" is not an escape from the world. That, for example, always sounds mix of the street in the sound, is intended. The window of the boiler hall were uncovered, so that light penetrates the otherwise dark room, the not should be aware of in each angle soundproof. "In this composition, the feeling expresses itself to the world," says Auinger.

she Sounds so serious? The sounds of earth, but hope they are not. In a piece of driving cars that condense more and more. First you think the noise came from outside until it is completely pulled from the depths of audio tracks that are heading more and more spread and so it sounds on a precipice.

Updated Date: 21 July 2020, 07:20

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