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  • Tour

    MASS MoCA ISM Hexadome

    The Institute for Sound & Music (ISM) announces the final location for the ISM Hexadome experience for the Wunderbar Together initiative at MASS MoCA - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. This marks the finale of a meaningful, international collaboration spanning two years of dedicated work made possible by the Goethe Institute and German Federal Foreign Office as part of the Wunderbar Together initiative.

    05/11/19

  • Tour

    MAC Montréal + MUTEK 20th Edition

    The ISM Hexadome travels north for the 20th edition of MUTEK Montreal, where audiokinetic sculptor and local hero Herman Kolgen is currently developing his latest piece for the ISM Hexadome. In addition, Little Cinema presents a special screening of controversial environmental parable Mother! adapted for the immersive format of the ISM Hexadome by acclaimed film director, Darren Aronofsky.

    09/08/19

  • Artist

    ”Under the Electric Sea" an Interview with Suzanne Ciani

    Suzanne Ciani is undoubtedly a heroine of electronic music. Preparing for her upcoming ISM Hexadome shows in San Francisco and Montreal, we sat down with Suzanne Ciani to talk about the past, present and future.

    22/07/19

  • TOUR

    ISM Hexadome North America Premiere

    The Institute for Sound & Music is proud to announce the US premiere of the acclaimed ISM Hexadome installation in partnership with Gray Area Festival at the historic Pier 70 location in San Francisco from July 25th through August 4th.

    16/04/19

  • PRESS

    Brian Eno Wants to Take You ‘Inside the Music’ - The New York Times

    Brian Eno is among the prominent musicians exploring the artistic potential of immersive technologies developed primarily for the video game industry.

    23/03/18

  • PRESS

    Berlin’s ISM Hexadome Is What Immersive Audiovisual Art Has Been Missing

    On one dreary and rain-soaked afternoon in March, Boston native Nick Meehan sat on two small granite steps leading into the large, ornate atrium of Berlin’s Martin Gropius Bau. He looked out into the barren, empty space that would eventually host the ISM Hexadome exhibition.

    27/04/18

  • PRESS

    Peter Van Hoesen & Heleen Blanken in Berlin - Resident Advisor

    The ISM Hexadome is a celebration of artistic collaboration. Created by the Berlin Institute For Sound & Music, the immersive 360° audiovisual exhibition contains six screens surrounding the audience, along with multi-channel speakers built with the help of a local digital media studio and the Center for Art And Media in Karlsruhe.

    27/04/18

  • PRESS

    Techno, Kunst, Museum - Das Filter

    Die elektronische Musikkultur hatte in den vergangenen Jahren enorm mit dem Problem der Inflation zu kämpfen. Facebook-Feeds, in denen einen täglich Live- und DJ-Sets anbummsten. Boiler Rooms auch aus der hintersten australischen Club-Toilette. Die totale (meist auch von den Artists selbstgewählte) Ausleuchtung von Künstlerleben, Szenen und vermeintlichen Mythen. 14 Snapchats aus dem Taxi. Was soll da noch kommen?

    23/04/18