Photo © Anne Wellmer
unknown wuuhing sound
for contrabass clarinet, electric guitar, violoncello, double bass, biophonic/geophonic ocean sounds and video (2023)
Video by Robert Seidel
Kirsten Reese grew up in Hong Kong, the Philippines and the Rhineland and studied flute and electronic composition in Berlin and New York. As a composer and sound artist, she creates works for electronic media, instruments and unusual perceptual situations and spaces. Her research intense projects combine historical themes and archival recordings with field recordings and immersive soundscapes. She was guest artist at the ZKM in 2011 and the Villa Aurora in 2009. Her works have been performed internationally, including at the MIBEM Festival in Melbourne, the Borealis Festival in Bergen and the Donaueschingen Musiktage. Kirsten Reese is a member of the Akademie der Künste and teaches electroacoustic composition at the Berlin University of the Arts.