Ernst Karel

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Expedition Content (2020)
Ernst Karel and Veronika Kusumaryati
DCP, 78 min

World Premiere, Berlinale Forum Expanded, Berlin IFF, February 2020
International Selection, Cinema du reel, Paris, March 2020
Open City Documentary Festival, London, September 2020
more TBA


3 December 2020
Screening & webinar, Expedition Content: Working with the Audio Archives of the Harvard Peabody Expedition to Netherlands New Guinea, with Veronika Kusumaryati, Korneles Siep, and Fridus Steijlen, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV)

Friday, September 25 - Thursday, October 8, 2020
Single Stream
Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory
Part 4 | Reading the Earth: Vibrant Matter and Human Hubris
Programmed by Lukas Brasiskis

11 September 2020
Expedition Content
Livestream and expanded discussion
Open City Documentary Festival: The Art of Nonfiction, London

18 & 20 March 2020
Expedition Content
International Selection, Cinema du reel, Paris

5 March 2020
screening and discussion of new work
Bijou Theater, introduced and moderated by Mina Fitzpatrick
CalArts, Valencia CA

24 & 25 February 2020
Expedition Content
World Premiere, Berlinale Forum Expanded
Berlin International Film Festival, Berlin

18 February 2020
International Film Forum: New Work from Ernst Karel
Weitz Cinema, introduced and moderated by Laska Jimsen
Carleton College, Northfield MN

16 February 2020
Ernst Karel: Single Stream
Cellular Cinema, Bryant Lake Bowl Theater, South Minneapolis

13 February 2020
screening of Electro-Pythagorus with live quad performance of Glyphs
Sonic Signature: Approaches to Film Sound
The Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University`

2 December 2019
with Veronika Kusumaryati
Center for Experimental Ethnography
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

10 March 2019
Reality-based Audio Workshop: Mongstad
7.1 audio presentation in cinema
Borealis festival
Bergen, Norway

30 Jan 2019
Watching Sound / Listening to Image, Lesson 1
Ernst Karel: Reality-based audio
Aesthetics of Error (Chiang Mai Collective)
Lecture Room of Media Arts and Design, 3rd floor, Faculty of Fine Arts Building
Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai

5 December 2018
Location Recording and Documentary Sound: Practice, Ethics, and Aesthetics
organized by Leo Goldsmith and Lukas Brasiskis
Michelson Theater, Department of Cinema Studies
NYU/Tisch School of the Arts, NY

16 November 2018, 13:00
Workshop/presentation on nonfiction audio
Modern Culture and Media, History of Art and Architecture Departments
Production 1 Room, 135 Thayer St
Brown University, Providence

9 November 2018, 19:00
Quadraphonic solo set
Quiet Zone: A tribute to Jed Speare
Great Engines Hall, Metropolitan Waterworks Museum
2450 Beacon St, Boston

17 September
Directions in documentary sound:
A conversation with Ernst Karel, Stuart Cody, and Sarah Elder, moderated by Ilisa Barbash
Menschel Hall, Harvard Art Museums
Cambridge, Mass.

20-24 August 2018
Workshop: Reality-based audio
Status report from the field
Bergen senter for elektronisk kunst
Bergen, Norway

16 June 2018, 15:30-19:00
Quadraphonic concert in a concrete munitions storage magazine in a former naval base
Ernst Karel, IMA (Nava Dunkelman/Amma Ateria), Agnes Szelag
Re:Sound SUN
Magazine A-168, Mare Island, Vallejo
Coordinates: 38.083814, -122.257083

22 May 2018, 1-4pm
Workshop: 'Nonfiction Audiovideo'
Center for Documentary Arts and Research
University of California, Santa Cruz

12-13 May 2018
Ah humanity!
Sounds and Visions: Free Screenings
Barbican, London UK

8 April 2018
Morning and other times | Swiss moutain transport systems (Radio edit), 5.1 surround sound
Leipzig DE

16 June 2017 - 8 January 2018
Chidambaram aether: Amplified mantras and temple bells (1996/2017)
Stereo audio installation, 77 minutes
The World is Sound
Rubin Museum, New York

5-8 November 2017
Concert: Multichannel sound works
Workshop: Reality-based audio
Hanoi DocFest 2017
Hanoi DocLab and Southeast Asian Cinemas Research Network (SEACRN)
Hanoi, Vietnam

25 Sept 2017
'Glyphs (Music from Martin's tape archive)'
Quadraphonic diffusion by Ernst Karel
following screening of Luke Fowler's Electro-Pythagorus
Harvard Film Archive

21 Sept 2017
Presentation and discussion of multichannel audio/audiovideo work
Sponsored by the programs in Humanities, Music, and Film/Photo/Video
and by the School of Critical Social Inquiry

Hampshire College, Amherst MA

1 Sept 2017
Asha Tamirisa and Ernst Karel
vespers 06 [documentation]
Washington St Art Center, Somerville MA

18 June 2017
EKG + solo sets (Kyle Bruckmann and Ernst Karel)
Le Laboratoire, Cambridge MA

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