Brody’s sound installation wonderfully captures moments of intimacy… Süddeutsche Zeitung
Soundwalk Projekt Park am Gleisdreieck „Was das Gehen mit dem Machen und Arbeiten gemeinsam hat, ist jenes entscheidende Element der Auseinandersetzung des Körpers und des Geistes mit der Welt, der Erkenntnis der Welt durch den Körper und des Körpers durch die Welt.” ― Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking Konzept Meine Konzeptbeschreibung wird nicht auf die […]
5 MINI OPERAS IN ORDINARY LANGUAGE just won a prize from the Association of Visual Artists in Germany. It started as an Artist in Residence project for the Museums Quartier in Vienna. The online presentation inspired new ideas, which lead to the prestigious prize. We are currently looking for a space to show the installation in the […]
Talking Melody-Singing Story An Operatic Sound Installation
Webern from the Inside and Outside A Sound Installation by Paul Brody Videos and Explanation: Video 1: Artist’s Talk at Boulez Saal. Video 2: Sound installation. Video 3: Selection of Videos from the 12 tone contributors. Webern from the Inside and Outside A Sound Installation by Paul Brody (English translation of Webern letter fragments below) […]
The Music of Yiddish Blessings and Curses installation was a collaboration with the Ashkenaz Festival in Toronto. Paul Brody interviewed Yiddish speakers throughout the city to explore their favourite curses and blessings, as well as the stories and memories behind them. Brody was expecting that the blessings and curses would reveal a treasure of Yiddish culture — […]
Music/Video Sound Installation by Paul Brody and Michael Grossmann Premiered at the HochX Living Arts Theater in Munich, Germany (2020) Music & Text: Paul Brody Video: Michael Grossmann The inspiration for Slow Walk with Robert Johnson came from Alvin Lucier’s 1970 milestone sound installation I Am Sitting in a Room, in which Alvin Lucier records […]
Daniel Barenboim Foundation: Pierre Boulez Saal Webern from the Inside and Outside- Composition/sound installation More info in English and German: https://boulezsaal.de/webern-installation-paul-brody Additional composition and performance event in 2018 – 2020 Munich Kammerspiele remake of Bellini’s opera, La Sonnambula directed by David Marton. (Composer and performer) The Munich Kammerspiele premier of On the Road directed by […]
Art Accompanying Noise (2016) is a pivotal work because it explored the sounds around each artist working while he or she talks about creative process. The sounds of work reflect the materials used, and tell their own narrative. The artist discussing their work and the results of the work are secondary to the noises, which are […]
Voices of Help (2016-2917) is a three room documentary sound installation in the Jugend Museum Berlin. The piece explores concepts of help through interviews with community and social workers around a post socialist-communist area of Berlin. (Rote Insel.) The recording of each voice received and instrument that brought out the personal qualities of the […]
Jewish Museum Berlin Catalogue Text in English: 5 EASY PIECES (Surround sound installation) I admit, as a musician I have a bias towards sound. But when I think about Jewish culture, it seems to me that music and storytelling long played a critical role in transporting Jewish traditions. For one thing, visual culture encounters […]
Mending clothes brought across an ocean, working endless hours in sweat shops, religious and group belonging, combining fabric from two continents, new fashions that start out of necessity in ghettos
This heartfelt story of a Berlin woman teaching Arabic refugee women to ride bikes reflects a huge cultural dialogue.
Tower of Bubble-History and Variation on a Rootbeer Float.
Four Families Listening An Eavesdropping Installation Technical support by Daniel Dorch Listening has become a dirty word, especially in Berlin. In the early 90’s, when I arrived here it was mostly used while describing East Germans who had been spying on their neighbors and Russians and Americans spying on each other. Today it’s possible to […]