Hanna Hartman

(born in Uppsala, resident Berlin/Germany), is a Swedish sound artist and composer. Since around 1990 she has composed works for radio, sound sculptures and numerous performances all over Europe. More recently, she has started to write pieces for instrumentalists. During 2007 and 2008 she was Composer-in-Residence for Swedish Radio. She creates compositions that are exclusively made up of authentic sounds which she has recorded around the world. She takes sounds from their original context and seeks to reveal hidden correspondences between the most diverse auditive impressions and in new constellations she creates her worlds of sounds.
Selected works: Shadow Box, 2011 for 4 perc; Black, 2011, for tr, cor, tba and amplified Starch; Rainbirds, 2010, for fl and sprinklers; Acoustic Catacombs, 2010, sound installation Musée Reattu, Arles; Glücklich auf dem Weg nach unten, 2009, performance; Borderlines, 2009, for vl, objects and electronics; Message from the Lighthouse, 2009, for perc and tape; Please touch the metal tongue, 2007 sound installation, Galerie Jet Berlin; Horizontal Cracking in Concrete Pavements, 2007, for 2 sax and tape; Can Man, 2005, sound installation.
Publications direction: Available at Komplott.
Awards, selection: 2011 Rosenbergspriset; 1998, Prix Europa; 2005, the Karl-Sczuka-Preis; 2006, the Phonurgia Nova Prize; 2010 a Villa Aurora grant.

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