Marcus Schmickler, Ensemble Musikfabrik, Yarn/Wire, Logos Foundation – Richters Patterns 2xCD
Richters Patterns is a collaboration among Marcus Schmickler, artist Gerhard Richter, director Corinna Belz and the Ensemble Musikfabrik. In 2011, Richter took an image of his work Abstract Painting (CR: 7244) and divided it vertically into strips and gave them to Belz who utilized specially developed software operations involving cuts, mirroring and reproduction to create a movie from these images. Schmickler and Belz worked in parallel, with the film and composition following their own independent logic. Schmickler’s idea was to extend Richter’s method to divide, mirror, repeat into sound and time. Richters Patterns was commissioned by Koeln Musik and had its premiere on September 9, 2016 at Cologne Philharmonic Hall. Edition of 400 copies in fullcolour 6-panel digipak with 8-page booklet.
Label: Tochnit Aleph
Genre: Classical, Electroacoustic