Alte Schmiede


Azephal + Aleph / Stromschiene


John Wiese is an artist and composer from Los Angeles, California. His ongoing projects include LHD and Sissy Spacek, but is known for his collaborations with many artists as diverse as Sunn O))), Wolf Eyes, Merzbow, Smegma, Kevin Drumm, Cattle Decapitation, and C. Spencer Yeh as well as his work as a solo artist. He has toured extensively throughout the world, covering Europe, Scandinavia and Australia as a member of Sunn O))), the UK as part of the Free Noise tour (a tentet including Evan Parker, C. Spencer Yeh, Yellow Swans, etc.), the United States alongside Wolf Eyes, and recently performed in the 52nd Venice Biennale with artist Nico Vascellari. While releasing albums on a variety of international labels, Wiese often releases work on his own label, Helicopter.


Brigitta Bödenauer works in the fields of experimental animation film, installation and produces electronic music. Her activities as DJ and organizer in the Viennese noise and experimental music scene since the early 1990s are the starting point for her visual works, which always have a strong reference to music. Her films have received awards at various international festivals and are regularly shown in the context of exhibitions. Brigitta Bödenauer writes about film and visual media and teaches video editing, animation film and media art.