An incursion into a major field of work by Christina Kubisch, a pioneer of sound art who has been exploring the sonic potential of electromagnetic fields generated by our urban and technological environment since the 1970s.
Christina Kubisch (born 1948 in Bremen, lives and works in Hoppegarten, Germany) studied painting, music and electronics in Hamburg, Graz, Zürich and Milano, where she graduated. Performances, concerts and works with video in the seventies, subsequently sound installations, sound sculptures and work with ultraviolet light. Her compositions are mostly electroacoustic, but she has written for ensembles as well. Since 2003 she works again as a perfomer and collaborates with various musicians and dancers.
Christina Kubisch has been a visiting professor in Maastricht, Paris and Berlin. She has been a professor for sound art at the Academy of Fine Arts, Saarbrücken, Germany, from 1994 to 2013. She is a member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin since 1997.