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May 28th, 2012

AUSREIHE presents:
Electronic Music Concert 06 – Voice

Naher Osten
Alt Stralau 69, Berlin, Germany
Friday 15.06.2012
Open: 20:00 / Starts: 21:00
Eintritt: 6,-

David Moss (USA)
Mat Pogo (IT)
Tomomi Adachi (JP)


AGF aka Antye Greie, born and raised in East Germany is a singer and digital songwriter, producer, performer, e-poet, calligrapher, digital media artist known for artistic exploration of digital technology through the deconstruction of language and communication. Her poetry, which she converts into electronic music, calligraphy and digital media, has been presented on records, live performances and sound installations in museums, auditoria, theaters, concert halls and clubs in Europe, America and Asia.
Other projects include the German electronic duo Laub, The Lappetites, AGF/ DELAY (with Vladislav Delay), THE DOLLS (Vladislav Delay and Craig Armstrong) and Zavoloka/AGF, collaborations with Craig Armstrong, Ellen Allien, Gudrun Gut, Eliane Radigue, Kaffe Matthews.
AGF runs her own production company AGF Producktion.
In 2004 she won an Award of Distinction at the 2004 Ars Electronica festival, in 2006 she was on the Cover of the Wire magazine UK.
AGF lives and works in Hailuoto/ Finland.

David Moss (USA)
David Moss is considered one of the most innovative singers and percussionists in contemporary music. In 1991 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship: in 1992, a DAAD Fellowship (Berlin).
He is co-founder and artistic director of the Institute for Living Voice.
In 2005 he was soloist in the opening concerts of both the Venice Biennale and the Queensland Biennial Music Festival.
In 2003 Moss made his Carnegie Hall debut with the American Composers Orchestra, under Steven Sloane. He was soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic under Sir Simon Rattle; sang in “Lost Highway” by Olga Neuwirth ; performed his solo music at the Venice Biennale; and appeared at Lincoln Center, in the Great Performers Series.
Moss performed at the Salzburg Festival in 1999 as featured soloist in Luciano Berio’s “Cronaca del Luogo”, and in 2001 as Prince Orlovsky in “Die Fledermaus”.
Moss has sung at the Edinburgh Festival, Spoleto Festival, and the Lucerne Festival in Heiner Goebbels orchestra work, “Surrogate Cities”. He has been a guest soloist with the Ensemble Modern since 1995.

Mat Pogo (IT)
Born in Rome is a vocalist and graphic artist now resident in Berlin. In the 90’s he was one of the founder members of the Burp Enterprise collective and Jealousy Party, one of the most advanced musical units in Italy, mixing with personal touch soul, improv, avant rock, noise and error music.
In the years he developed his own language as a singer/voice-artist using his experience as a rock singer, an improviser and radio-artist where music, sounds, anecdotic and narrative elements fuse constantly.
Beside Jealousy Party other projects he’s currently involved are Pokemachine (with Anders Hana), Penates (with JD Zazie), B Unit (with JD Zazie and Peter Schlewinski), duo collaborations with Ignaz Schick, Michael Renkel, Nicolas Wiese and DJ collective Sistemi Audiofobici Burp.

Tomomi Adachi (JP)
Tomomi Adachi is a performer/composer, sound poet, instrument builder and installation artist. Known for his versatile style, he has performed improvised music and contemporary music / performance works by John Cage, Cornelius Cardew, Christian Wolff, Tom Johnson, etc. in all over the world including Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou, Merkin Hall, STEIM, Experimental Intermedia, Melbourne International Arts Festival and Flanders Festival. He has performed with numerous musicians including Jaap Blonk, Nicolas Collins, TAKAHASHI Yuji, Carl Stone, SAKATA Akira, Jennifer Walshe, ICHIYANAGI Toshi, Jerome Noetinger, Dickson Dee, Zbigniew Karkowski, OTOMO Yoshihide in Japan, United States and Europe. He has composed many voice pieces for untrained vocal ensemble also several for solo instrumentalist and ensemble. As the only Japanese performer of sound poetry, he performed Kurt Schwitters’s “Ursonate” as a Japan premiere in 1996 and has introduced Japanese sound poetry tradition. Also he directed Japanese premiere of John Cage’s “Europera5” in 2007 and “Variations VII” in 2011. CDs include the solo album from Tzadik, Omegapoint and naya records. He stayed in New York from 2009 to 2010 as a grantee of Asian Cultural Council. He is a guest of the Artists-in-Berlin Programme of the DAAD for 2012.