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  Landscape No.4
original German title: Landschaft No.4
Sound-Performance for Live-Musician & Video-Projection, 2011, color, 30:00 min


Landschaft is the title of a series of silent videos of the Artist Matthias Fritsch, backed by professional musicians. The musicians read the graphic qualities of the moving landscapes, transforming these 'geo-graphics' into a coherent sonic piece.

For the premire of Landschaft No.4 on December 2nd, 2011 in Cyprus swiss artist Oliver Schmid developed a Drone soundtrack that creates a transcendent atmosphere out of time and makes the audience feel like they are sitting in a satellite.

Screenshots from Landschaft No.4

About the artists
Matthias Fritsch, Artist, Filmemaker
Matthias Fritsch lives and works in Berlin. He studied Media Art at the University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe (HfG) in Germany and Film, Fine Art and Curating at Bard College, Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS), New York State, USA. Has made several short and long movies, and media-based installations.

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Oliver Schmid, Sound Artist, Drummer, Minimal DJ
Oliver Schmid lives and works in Berlin and Zürich. Has done various performances as live electronics. He studied at the Conservatory of Lucerne and the Music Academy of St. Gallen, Switzerland

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Selection of earlier performances in connection with the series Landschaft
  Landschaft No.1
11min, 2009
live interpretation by Shingo Inao at the Electro Mechanica Festival in Sankt Petersburg 2009 and at Školská 28 in Prague 2010
  Landschaft No.2
30min, 2010, Splittscreen Projection
interpretation by Shingo Inao and Marco Brosolo at Transmediale Festival in Berlin 2010 & by the band MiniMaxiMuM at Goetheinstitut Athens 2011
  Landschaft No.3
13min, 2010
interpretation by NatryX & ACTE VIDE at MIR Performance Festival in Athens 2010