Giga-Hertz-Award for electronic music

he Special Prizes consists of a project realization grant with which the prizewinners realize their submitted proposal either at the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics in Karlsruhe or at the SWR EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO in Freiburg. This includes technical support and guidance by the studio.

The four Special Prizes for electronic and acousmatic music are endowed as follows:
2 x € 8,000 in form of a realization grant at the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics in Karlsruhe.

2 x € 8,000 in form of a realization grant at the SWR EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO in Freiburg.

The up to four Special Prizes for sound art are endowed as follows:
up to 4 x € 8,000 in form of a realization grant at the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics in Karlsruhe.

The works submitted can be of diverse combinations and types of style. There are no aesthetic constraints, only functional criteria that relate to content. Thus, all compositions submitted should meet at least one of the following criteria:

1. Composition for fixed media.
2. Compositions using live electronics with or without instruments.
3. One of the former categories accompaignied by a video (only the music will be considered by the jury).
4. Sound installation, sound sculpture etc.

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