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mighty real

a light and sound installation by

Michael Rieken

(based on Demming/Rieken - 'ich-orgel')

@ WAS IST WAHR?, Monat Institut Freiburg, 2018

WAS IST WAHR?, Kunstmuseum Singen, 2019

@ WAS IST WAHR?, St. Bonifatiuskirche Mannheim, 2019

a light and sound installation by

Stefan Demming and Michael Rieken

@ St. Pancratius Kerk, Haaksbergen/NL, 2017

@ Stiftskerk, Weerselo/NL, 2017
@ ZEIG DICH – Zwinglikirche, Berlin, 2017

Since 2017 Stefan Demming and Michael Rieken working together on their project „Ich Orgel“.  „Ich-Orgel“ (I-Organ) is a reactive sound and light installation as well as a tool for an an audiovisual performance. It creates an interpretations of the organ music by J.S. Bach.  „Ich-Orgel“ used short loops of  Bach organ music recorded by Jeanne Demessieux in 1956. These loops goes through different kinds of electronic processing and mixing there signals to 6 different loudspeakers. 42 globe light bulbs will also react to the gestures of visitors of the installation or the the sound itself on the performance version.

The installation version in the Zwinglikirche in Berlin. The performances took place in the St. Pancratius Kerk in Haaksbergen/NL in the Stiftskerk, Weerselo/NL

A new version executed as a generative floor installation by Michael Rieken called „mighty real“ was shown at the „Was ist wahr? exhibitions in the Morat Institut, Freiburg in 2018, the Kunstmuseum Singen  and the St. Bonifatiuskirche Mannheim in 2019.

Ich Orgel

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