Lives and works in Berlin (since 2002)

Current Works

The Gramophone Effect, Sound essay with Rob Millis, Documenta14 public radio, Kassel, Athens & online (2017)

From A to Om, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin (2016)


European Sound Art Award, Skulpturenmuseum Marl and WDR3 radio (2016)
Pro Helvetia studio residency, various places in India (2015)
FASE sound art prize, Berlin (2015)
Swiss Art Award (2012 and 2015)
Residency, French Institute, Marrakech & Oujda (2014)
Pro Helvetia studio residency, CONA Art Space, Mumbai (2013)

Artist fellow of the Global Prayers research project, Berlin (2010–2012)
Pro Helvetia studio residency, Cairo (2007)

First Works

Camp Victory, Noise Opera with Stéphane Montavon, EJMA, Lausanne (2005)
La matière et l'écho, Performance–installation, Espace Noir, St–Imier (2004)
Musician for the band Monno, Live recordings (2004–2005)


Artist (since 2002, age 29)
Professional musician (since 1991)


Master of Arts in Sound Studies, Berlin University of Arts (2008–2010)
Computer music studies, SAMT, Bruckner Konservatorium, Linz (2001)
Composition studies at the Mannes Music School, New York (1998)
Saxophone & composition studies at the Swiss Jazz School, Bern (1991–1997)

Mother: school director and delegate for gender equality at university
Father: electrical engineer
Younger Sister: works in cyber security

Dream job as a child: biologist, astronaut

Dream job as teenager: musician

Historical Event

Referendum in Switzerland 1994; May 1968

Further Information

Mats Staub, Ana López Escudero, Berlin, 30.11.2017