Veronika Mayer

Musician, Composer, Sound artist

Miniatur

(2020)

für Orgel und Live-Elektronik
UA Februar 2020, Kunst-Aschermittwoch, kultum, St. Andrä-Kirche, Graz

for organ and live electronics
first performance February 2020, Kunst-Aschermittwoch, kultum, St. Andrä-Kirche, Graz

Chemistry of Life

(2019)

audio-visuelle Interventionen
Veronika Mayer: multichannel Sound, Licht
Elisabeth Wildling: Videoprojektion, Licht, Raum
Globart Academy 2019, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, 3.-5. Oktober 2019

audiovisual interventions
Veronika Mayer: multichannel sound, light
Elisabeth Wildling: video projection, light, space
Globart Academy 2019, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, October 3-5, 2019

pic © globart academy

 

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splitter

(2019)

installative Komposition für Würfellautsprecher
Auftragswerk des Forum Stadtpark für die Ausstellung
Wenn Räume klingen, träumen die Ohren
17.-28. Mai, 4.-9. Juni 2019, Forum Stadtpark, Graz

installative composition for cube loudspeakers
commissioned by Forum Stadtpark for the exhibition
Wenn Räume klingen, träumen die Ohren
May 17-28, June 4-9 2019, Forum Stadtpark, Graz

ThereAreNoClearCutBorderlines

(2018)

für Ensemble und Elektronik
(bassfl, basscl, vln, vlc, perc, pno, e-organ, electronics)
Auftragswerk von Aspekte Salzburg und Ensemble NAMES
UA April 2018, Festival Aspekte 2018, Republic, Salzburg
Ensemble NAMES

for ensemble and electronics
(bassfl, basscl, vln, vlc, perc, pno, e-organ, electronics)
commissioned by Aspekte Salzburg and Ensemble NAMES
first performance April 2018, festival Aspekte 2018, Republic, Salzburg
Ensemble NAMES

supported by BKA Sektion Kunst
supported by MA7 Kunst und Kultur

Alien

(2017)

für 6 Paetzold Bassblockflöten und Elektronik
Auftragswerk von Ensemble PLENUM
UA Dezember 2017, Alte Schmiede, Wien
Blockflöten und Elektronik: Ensemble PLENUM

for 6 Paetzold bass recorders and electronics
commissioned by Ensemble PLENUM
first performance December 2017, Alte Schmiede, Vienna
recorders and electronics: Ensemble PLENUM

Umschiffung der Kernzone

(2017)

für Klavier und Elektronik
Auftragswerk von Katharina Klement / Festival 1 + 1 = 15,3
UA Mai 2017, Echoraum Wien, Festival 1 + 1 = 15,3
Klavier: Elisabeth Harnik. Elektronik: Veronika Mayer

for piano and electronics
commissioned by Katharina Klement / Festival 1 + 1 = 15,3
first performance May 2017, Echoraum Vienna, Festival 1 + 1 = 15,3
piano: Elisabeth Harnik. electronics: Veronika Mayer

Abdruck / Eindruck

(2017)

für Blockflöten und Live-Elektronik
UA April 2017, Neue Musik in St. Ruprecht, Ruprechtskirche Wien

for recorders and live electronics
first performance April 2017, Neue Musik in St. Ruprecht, Ruprechtskirche Vienna

Normativitätszustände

Normativitätszustände (und ihr Entwischen)

für Cello solo
UA April 2017, Neue Musik in St. Ruprecht, Ruprechtskirche Wien,
Cello: Caroline Mayrhofer

for cello solo
first performance April 2017, Neue Musik in St. Ruprecht, Ruprechtskirche Vienna,
cello: Caroline Mayrhofer

Scattering #3

(2017)

für Lichtlautsprecher, Blasinstrument und Kerze
UA April 2017, Neue Musik in St. Ruprecht, Ruprechtskirche Wien

for light-sensored speakers, wind instrument and candle
first performance April 2017, Neue Musik in St. Ruprecht, Ruprechtskirche Vienna

(2017)

junk & the beast

Veronika Mayer – electronics, accordion
Petr Vrba – trumpet, clarinet, electronics

live @ GVUO, Ostrava

A spontaneous open air jam session in the middle of Austria´s beautiful nowhere around Nickelsdorf was the starting point for the artistic collaboration of the composer and sound artist Veronika Mayer and the musician Petr Vrba.
Experimenting with air, beat frequencies and the subtle meandering of combination tones and smooth changes in intonation, the duo junk & the beast creates a stirring atmosphere with their mixture of acoustic instruments and electronic sound generators. Concentrated on the essence, they reach a radical clarity in transitions of dense to porous episodes and tension to release.

–> NEW RELEASE September 2017: trailer ℗ 2017 Mikroton Recordings
–> get release

–> NEW RELEASE January 2017: eleven breathing iced dogs ℗ 2017 Small Forms
–> get release
–> watch video by Anna Bertsch

–> junk & the beast on soundcloud
–> junk & the beast: A.I.R. pressure @ Radiocustica

SARROS

Wolfgang Fuchs – turntables
Veronika Mayer – electronics
Lale Rodgarkia-Dara – literature, electroacoustics

pic © lisbeth kovacic. live @ 17 jahre klingt.org, brut

der kurze moment der freiheit von jeglicher risikoabwaegung absehen zu koennen, unklar das ergebnis;
der schutt aus dem wir die zukunft lesen wollen ist irritierend.
magere ausgeloeste folgenabschaetzungsversuche.
stellvertreterkriegssonaten hallen durch Europa.

Conny Zenk & Veronika Mayer
audio-visual improvisation

Conny Zenk – visuals
Veronika Mayer – electronics

video still zucken © conny zenk

Conny Zenk (visuals) and Veronika Mayer (electronics) are performing as a duo since 2012 – developing their audio-visual language and compositions in an ongoing collaborating research. Digital distortion of noise generates oscillations of sound, deep colours and linear movements – constantly changing, sampling and rescanning.
Veronika Mayer and Conny Zenk are realising their installative works with a site-specific and improvisational approach. All of their works, improvised live-performances as well as audio-visual installations, have a strong focus on temporality, which is created by their audio-visual layers themselves.

–> audio-visual installation mobile_migration, Tanzquartier, Vienna, 2016
–> audio-visual installation bastardCROWD[mobile], AIL, Vienna, 2015
–> live at Velak Export, Cinema Nova, Brussels, 2015

Duo Lale Rodgarkia-Dara & Veronika Mayer

Lale Rodgarkia-Dara – electronics, voice, sansula
Veronika Mayer – electronics

pic © markus gradwohl. live @ club moozak, fluc

In their duo the two viennese sound artists create relaxed murmurs, subtle noise and vibrating in-between spaces. Lale Rodgarkia-Dara is cooking with electroacoustic soundscapes, elements of her own literature as well as the fancy analogue instrument sansula while Veronika Mayer is focused on the striking results of very smooth and minimal changes in sound modulation and observes the slightest differences and variations during these processes of manipulation.

–> listen on soundcloud

Tangency
music performance

Christine Schörkhuber – performance / scanning
Veronika Mayer – performance / electronics

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SURE
electroacoustic duo

Hui Ye – laptop, no-input-mixer, turntables, sinus-organ
Veronika Mayer – laptop, transducer, objects


www.myspace.com/sure2

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bah vs. liii superviced
multimedia improvisation
Florian Fennes & Veronika Mayer & Christine Schörkhuber
www.myspace.com/bahvsliiisv

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frescoed
composition/live-electronics/live-painting
Tamara Friebel & Veronika Mayer & Siren Waaroe

eco 180.i

(2016)

elektroakustische Komposition
entstanden für das Klangkunst-Projekt Sonic Interventions
UA Juni 2016, Kulturdrogerie, Wien
erschienen 2016 auf CD. „Sonic Interventions“, B-CSC 02

electroacoustic composition
composed for the sound art project Sonic Interventions
presented in June 2016, Kulturdrogerie, Vienna
released 2016 on CD. „Sonic Interventions“, B-CSC 02

mobil[e]_migration

(2016)

audio-visuelle Installation
Veronika Mayer: 4-Kanal Sound
Conny Zenk: 4-Kanal Videoprojektion, Visuals
Tanzquartier Wien, Scores No.11, 22.+23. April 2016

audiovisual installation
Veronika Mayer: 4-channel sound
Conny Zenk: 4-channel video projection, visuals
Tanzquartier Vienna, Scores No.11, April 22nd+23rd, 2016

full documentation:
https://vimeo.com/album/4029318

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Die Weichengängerin. Das Leben auf Schiene.

(2016)

Klanginstallation
Maria Seisenbacher & Hermann Niklas: Literatur
Veronika Mayer & Lale Rodgarkia-Dara: Sound
Viertelfestival Niederösterreich-Mostviertel, 4.Juni-7.August 2016
im Ötscherbären & der Himmelstreppe der Mariazellerbahn
ein Projekt der Wortwerft

sound installation
Maria Seisenbacher & Hermann Niklas: literature
Veronika Mayer & Lale Rodgarkia-Dara: sound
Viertelfestival Niederösterreich-Mostviertel, June 4th-August 7th 2016
Ötscherbär & Himmelstreppe of Mariazellerbahn, Upper Austria
a project of Wortwerft

pic © lale rodgarkia-dara

listen to the audio tracks here

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audio

(2016)

TO LISTEN TO MY MUSIC PLEASE VISIT ME ON SOUNDCLOUD

Ein perfektes Setting für Marcel Duchamp

(2015)

Installation
Benoit Tremsal & Veronika Mayer
realisiert im Rahmen von ORTUNG 2015 Stuhlfelden

installation
Benoit Tremsal & Veronika Mayer
realised during ORTUNG 2015 Stuhlfelden

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Impetus

für Vokalensemble, Akkordeon und Elektronik
Auftragswerk von cercle – konzertreihe für neue musik
UA November 2015, Ruprechtskirche Wien

for vocal ensemble, accordion and electronics
commissioned by cercle – konzertreihe für neue musik
first performance November 2015, Ruprechtskirche Vienna

bastardCROWD[mobile]

(2015)

audio-visuelle Installation
Veronika Mayer (4-kanal Sound)
Conny Zenk (6-kanal Videoprojektion, Visuals)
Symposium “The datafication of the public sphere”
Angewandte Innovation Laboratory 7.-16.Mai 2015, Wien

audiovisual installation
Veronika Mayer (4-channel sound)
Conny Zenk (6-channel video projection, visuals)
Symposium “The datafication of the public sphere”
Angewandte Innovation Laboratory May 7th-16th 2015, Vienna

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kadmiumgelb

(2014)

elektroakustische Mehrkanalkomposition
Auftragswerk von The Electroacoustic Project
UA Jänner 2015, Festival Carving the Sound Space, Kuppelsaal TU Wien

electroacoustic multichannel composition
commissioned by The Electroacoustic Project
premiered January 2015, Festival Carving the Sound Space, Kuppelsaal TU Vienna

friendly supported by SKE

a.i.r. pressure

(2014)

Petr Vrba & Veronika Mayer
für verstärkte geräuschhafte Thermoskannen & 2 Spieler mit elektronischen und akustischen Instrumenten
Auftragswerk des Tschechischen Rundfunks / Radiocustica
UA August 2014, hotel pupik, Schrattenberg

Petr Vrba & Veronika Mayer
for amplified noisy thermos flasks & 2 players with electronic and acoustic instruments
commissioned by the Czech Broadcasting Company / Radiocustica
first performance August 2014, hotel pupik, Schrattenberg

Schwarm.

für möglichst viele Spieler
Improvisationskonzept für snim
UA Oktober 2014, Das Kleine Symposion, Echoraum, Wien

for as many performers as possible
improvisation concept for snim
first performance October 2014, Das Kleine Symposion, Echoraum, Vienna

überflogen

(2014)

für Ensemble
Auftragswerk Ensemble Reconsil
UA Oktober 2014, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien

for ensemble
commissioned by Ensemble Reconsil
first performance October 2014, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

einhörungen.

EINHÖRUNGEN. soundart exhibition | april 2014, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

scattering

(2014)

Klanginstallation
raumbezogene Installation für die Galerie Skolská 28, Prag

sound installation
site-specific installation for Skolská 28 Gallery, Prague

friendly supported by BKA Sektion Kunst & SKE

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