Memory Loops

Positions - Art Slam Michaela Melián
Thursday, 7. November - 11:15 am

The artist talks about Memory Loops, a virtual memorial for the victims of National Socialism, that she has realized on behalf of the city of Munich. The audio artwork includes 300 German and 175 English audio tracks that are stored on and thematically assigned to a location within the former "Capital of the Movement".

Michaela Melián

Michaela Melián, artist, musician, band member of F.S.K.. Numerous international individual and group exhibitions. Professor of Contemporary Media at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg. Melián works with different media such as drawing, objects, photography, film, music and word. In her space installations she creates multi-layer memory complexes and complex systems of references in which acoustic compositions and rhetorical structures are closely interwoven. She received the “Hörspielpreis der Kiergblinden” for her work “Föhrenwald” in 2005, the work “Speicher" was awarded Radio Play of the Year in 2008. The piece of media art "Memory Loops" (Radio Play of the Year in 2010) received the Grimme Online Award in 2012. Melián lives and works in Munich and Hamburg.