Wolfgang Dorninger

soundart, electronic music, researcher


dorninger@dokumenta - sitting infront of the puppy fiels at documenta in Kassel. Wolfgang Dorninger

Music: Wipeout, Dorninger, The Smiling Buddhas
Soundart: Sound-Installations, field recording, experimental music
Networking: Radio, Netprojects, Documentations

My blog/homepage (dorninger.servus.at)
BikeMike (field recordings, *)
base records (my label, www.base.at/)

Next projects:
Two soundinstallations for "Höhenrausch.2" - Offenes Kulturhaus Linz
"Membrane" album by Dorninger (base records)

Latest projects:
"Shangri-La, projections of utopia" (August 2009, Linz09) - dorninger.servus.at/node/671
"Nodar Water Suite" - dorninger.servus.at/node/590
"Flexible Cities" (with Didi Bruckmayr) - dorninger.servus.at/node/487
"8K=8K+-(G)<>(A)<>(N)" - dorninger.servus.at/8k
"Nasca, on perspective" - dorninger.servus.at/node/144

  • Dorninger (dorninger.servus.at/) exhibited / performed at the ZKM Karlsruhe, O.K Center for Contemporary Art Linz, Kunstfest Weimar, Palazzo Reale Milano, Ruhrtriennale, MUKU Kassel, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, CAC Vilnius, T.U.B.E München, Museum Ludwig Köln, Ars Electronica Festival Linz with sound installations and acoustic presentations.

  • curated music showcases and sound-performances for Ars Electronica, SRA (Museumsquartier Wien), 7inch12, 1123 Wien.

  • released over 80 records on different formats with different groups like Wipeout, Dorninger, Monochrome Bleu, Josef K. Noyce, Androsch/Dorninger, The Smiling Buddhas.

the last 15 years Dorninger composed more than 30 scores for theatre, dance, film and environments.

  • Dorninger teaches at the Art University of Linz since 1998.

  • studied visual mediacommunication at Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna (Prof. Peter Weibel)

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