Ludger Brümmer: About Spatial Audio - Psychoacoustic facts and the Klangdom Systems at the ZKM|Karlsruhe
Biography: Born and raised in Germany. Masters in psychology/sociology. Composition studies with Nicolaus A. Huber and Dirk Reith at the Folkwang Hochschule Essen. Collaboration with choreographer Susanne Linke for "Ruhrort. Music for the Nederlands Dans Theater. International Performances at GRM, Paris at ICMC's in SanJose , Tokyo, Banff, Thessaloniki. Visiting Scholar at CCRMA Stanford University, teaching Assistant at the Folkwang Hochschule, TU Berlin, School of Design Karlsruhe, research fellow at Kingston University, lecturer for composition at the Sonic Arts Research Centre Belfast. Since 2003 head of the Institute for Music and Acoustics at ZKM|Karlsruhe and guest professor at School of Design. Member of the „Academy of the Arts“ Berlin.
Awards: Folkwang Award Essen, WDR Award Cologne. Busoni Award Akademie der Kuenste Berlin, Golden Nica ArsElectronica 1994 and second prize at the ArsElectronica 1997, Larry Austin Award, ICMA, Pierre d'Or Bourges 1997 and 2001, first prize at Rostrum for electroacoustic music by the UNESCO. Musica Sacrae 2001, Fribourg Switzerland. Menzioni D'Onore at the Luigi Russolo Award, Italy and the Stockholm Electronic Music Award.
Jurymember of numerous juries, amongst them Prix ARS Electronica 1995/96/2011/13, in Bourges, Giga-Hertz-Award, ICMA, Destellos etc.