28/2/19 Interview - The Quietus
Interview- Sound Studies blog
16 February, Andrea Parkins/Eliad Wagner duo @ Sowieso, Berlin
26 February, Mopcut with Andrea Parkins and Raed Yassin @ Au Topsi Pohl, Berlin
9 March, Andrea Parkins/JD Zazie duo @ MIR, Oslo
Andrea Parkins is a Berlin-based sound artist, composer, & electroacoustic instrumentalist engaging with interactive electronics as compositional/performative process. She is known for her pioneering approach on her electronically processed accordion, & investigation of embodiment & chance with her custom-designed software sound-processing instruments.
Parkins makes multi-channel sound installations, electroacoustic/electronic music pieces & scores for dance, film & intermedia performance. Her work has been presented at the Whitney Museum, The Kitchen, Experimental Intermedia, Kunsthalle Basel, NEXT Bratislava & many more. She records/performs as a solo artist & with artists such as Magda Mayas, Tony Buck, Ute Wassermann, Nels Cline, among others. Parkins' recordings have been published by Important, Confront, Atavistic, Infrequent Seams & Creative Sources, & her work has received support from American Composers Forum, NYSCA, French-American Cultural Exchange, Q-02, MAAF, Harvestworks. Hamburg Kulturbehoerde & Norwegian Academy of Music/Norwegian Artistic Research Programme. She has been an invited resident artist at Rauschenberg Residency in Captiva, Florida and EMS in Stockholm. She is a 2022-2023 fellow of
the Berliner Förderprogramm Künstlerische Forschung / Berlin Artistic Research Grant Programme.
andrea parkins’s tracks