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Profile

Born in Berlin

B.Sc. Physics:
University Bremen (2006-2011),  Bachelor Thesis in the field of Complex Systems

M.A. Digital Media [media informatics, media theory, media art]:
HfK Bremen (2011-2015),  Master Thesis in the field of new media art

Extracurricular studies:
Philosophy [University Bremen], electroacoustic composition [HfK Bremen], photography [HfK Bremen], generative art [UdK Berlin], sound art [UdK Berlin]

Byrke Lou codes in over ten programming languages.

Lives and works in Berlin

 

Selected Exhibitions physical space

2021/04-05 — code_ctu {isbtm}{*} — Superfluidity,  MMOMA (Moscow Museum of Modern Art)

2020/10-’21/02 — code_xi — Audiosfera,  Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

2018/04 — CODE — RAW [0.3,y,0.75] , modular+ gallery, Berlin  (exhibition with vinyl release)

2016/06 — .ctu _ t — Max Planck Institute (MPI-CBG) long night of sciences,  Dresden, Germany

2013/06  —  TWTMG.Tank — addicted to random festival,  Händelmuseum,  Halle, Germany

 

Selected Exhibitions mixed reality space

2020/11  — ixi — Transformation,  CTM Festival online edition,  Berlin, Germany

2013/02 — TWTMG.Tank — BWPWAP, Transmediale,  Berlin Germany

2012/09 — TWTMG.Tank — Farbfest Bauhaus Dessau, Dessau, Germany

2012/09 — TWTMGArs Electronica,  Linz, Austria

 

Selected Performances physical space

2019/03 — code_xi — SXSW, official artist, opening night, Austin Texas

2018/09 — code_xi — Globe Theatre L.A., From Germany to L.A. by Goethe-Institut, Los Angeles

2017/02 — ffj —  FearAngerLove, CTM Festival opening night, Berlin Germany

2017/05/07 — code_xox —  AI & Blockchain & Algorithms, SAVYY Funk, the radio of documenta 14

2016/01 — .fa —  New Geographies, CTM Festival, Berlin Germany

2016/09 — TWTMG.Tank — There’s Nothing Left but the Future,  3hd festival, Berlin Germany

2014/09 — Lamentoryke– Afraid Of Falling, Studio Nihil Baxter, Berlin Germany

 

Selected Performances mixed reality space

2021/03 — code_ixj — SXSW, official artist, opening performance of SXSW XR space, Austin Texas

2018/01/13-26 — nodes_x — INTERNETFAME, The Wrong Biennale, online + Panke Gallery Berlin

2017/7 — code_xi — glitch, Byrke Lou online space

2013/6 — xXz — The Louvre Museum, Intervention

 

Scholarships and Distinctions

2021/10 — Jury — Female Artist Award 2021 Digital Art

2020/12 — Residency — Virtual Partner Residency, Goethe-Institut

2019/10-’20/01 — Residency — Artist in residence at Factory Berlin

2015/10 — Winner — Art and Science Award, Hackathon Berlin Germany

2013/14 — Scholarship holder — Mentoring Program HfK Bremen

2013/05 — xXz — Ars Electronica Exhibition, in closer consideration

 

Releases

2018/04 — CODE, Vinyl record, Research & Waves and ZCKR records

2020 / 03 — bayes, digital release + audio cassette, Detroit Underground  and ByrkeLou_x

 

Lecturer for University Post-Graduate Courses

SS 2019 — Exploring AI – Artificial Intelligence and Ethics — UdK Berlin

WS 2018 — Alien Habitats – Virtual Reality Performance — UdK Berlin

SS 2018 — Artificial Intelligence Music — UdK Berlin

WS 2017 — Virtual Reality Club Experiences — UdK Berlin

SS 2017 — Music Performance in Virtual Reality — UdK Berlin

SS 2016 — Sound and Space for Fashion Performance — HfK Bremen

 

Talks

2020/03 — AI and Music —  SXSW Austin Texas – (cancelled due to Corona)

2019/05 — The impact of Pop culture on VR — ITFS, Stuttgart Germany — (Panel)

2018/09 — The future of entertainment — Sequencer Tour re:publica, Los Angeles (Panel)

2019/06 — AI for Music Creation —  Musik und Technologie 2019, Stuttgart Germany

2019/05  — VR, AR and XR for Musicians and the Music Business Eco System — ITFS, Stuttgart

2019/03 — AI for Music Creation — SXSW Interactive Festival, Austin Texas

2018/06 —  Music and Emotion in Immersive VR — EmoJam2 event by Melodrive Berlin Germany

2017/11 —  The Virtual Club — Stadt nach 8 conference, Berlin Germany

2017/06 — VR Music Technology Lab — Hybrid Music Lab + Tech Open Air, Berlin Germany

2016/10 — Talk — MovLab: Reinventing Human Sensing for Virtual Realities, DIY —  ECSA (European Citicen Science Association) Berlin Germany

 

Curating

2017/11 — VR Exhibition — “The Virtual Club“, Most Wanted: Music conference, Berlin Germany

2016/07 — Performance art festival — “ReSense Festival”, SPEKTRUM, Berlin Germany

 

Research

2015 –  ongoing — movLab community founder — Research Lab, Berlin Germany

2020/03 — SXSW Hackathon Mentor –Mentor for art x tech projects, SXSW, Austin Texas

2017/06 — VR Music Technology Lab — Host, organizer, Tech Open Air, Berlin Germany

2017/02 — CTM Music Makers Hacklab — co-host, CTM FearAngerLove, Berlin Germany

2016/04 — Transhumanism Performance Lab, Fellow, Music Tech Fest, Berlin Germany

2016/02 — MusicMakers Hacklab — Fellow, CTM New Geographies, Berlin Germany

2009/09 — IFISC (Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems) — Trainee, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2010/03-06 —  MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences – Student Associate, Bremen Germany

 

Bibliography

Weaver, Rick (14.03.2019):  SXSW Music Review – German physicist scans for life and structure with digital soulAustin Chronicle.

Weaver, Rick (15.03.2019):  16 Experimentalists to Help You Get Weird at SXSW.  Austin Chronicle.

Kastrup, Dennis (06.03.2019):  Mit dem Plattenspieler kreierte Gedankenwelten.  Deutschlandfunk Kultur.

weiz (06.2019):  I’m Super Happy to See Our Art Influence Technology.  Modernsky Magazine, 2019.6, p.210.

Dennis Kastrup (22.05.2018):  Byrke Lou – Strom und Drang.  Radio Eins.

Poemproducer (05.07.2017):  AI & Blockchain & Algorithms –  Live on air Interview and live music by Byrke Lou.  SAVYY Funk, the radio of documenta 14.

Byrke Lou (04.09.2015):  Physics and Aesthetics of Digital Archiving. Blog of “Intangible Cultural Heritage and Innovation”, Berlin.

Byrke Lou (20.04.2015):  On Modelling the Milky Way.  Master Thesis on the history of explanations of the Milky Way.

Byrke Lou (25.10.2011):  Coarsening Dynamics in a Model of Immunity Spreading, Bachelor Thesis, University Bremen.

Byrke Lou (28.12.2008):  Mathematics in Biologya short introduction to the use of mathematics for biological research.

Byrke Lou (31.01.2008):  Der Begriff vom Sinn [German], Applying Gilbert Ryle’s methods of language analysis from “The Concept of Mind” on the word “sense”.