Bernhard Leitner

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Serpentinata. TonRaumSkulptur, 2006
2 PVC - tubes, each 25 meter, 48 loudspeakers, 48 amplifiers
48 Channel composition, 2 Fostex D2424LV
size variable

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Pulsierende Stille, 2007
steel construction, 2 metal plates, 2 loudspeaker, attached magnetically, beat frequency (74hz and 85 hz) Stereo amplifier and CD-Player
250 x 150 cm

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Vertikaler Raum, 1975
zwei Holztrommeln, CD-Player, Verstärker
Größe variabel

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VERTIKALER RAUM I. TonRaumSkulptur, 1975. Edition 2005
2 wooden drums with loudspeaker, CD-player, amplifier
75 cm diameter, hight variable, 7 Unikate  + 1 AP (every piece has its unique composition)

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Ton-Anzug, 1975

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Ton-Liege, 1983

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Flügel – Raum, 1996
metal, 8 speakers, 8 channel composition
280 x 320 x 81 cm, jedes Teil 280 x 110 x 81 cm

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Ton - Schirm, 1990
umbrella, 8 tweeter, CD player, stereo amplifier, 2- channel-composition
130 cm diameter

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Ton-Raum-Untersuchungen, 1971-1974
photocollage
59 x 79 cm, 5 Photos b/w, each 20 x 20 cm, Series of 12 works

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Ludwig und Margarethe: Eine Choreografie im Wittgenstein-Haus, 1998
Photoarbeit auf Aluminium, 9-teilig je 80 x 80 x 4 cm

Bernhard Leitner

Bernhard Leitner (b. 1938 Feldkirch)  is internationally regarded as a pioneer of sound and space art, and is today one of the most prominent, internationally recognized artists in the area of time-based plastic arts. Stemming from his interest in architecture, music and dance, he already developed at the end of the 1960s his first sound-space sculpture, a sound architecture being fed by several channels. Leitner's sculptures let the beholder experience in a physical way the characteristics of space over an acoustic encounter. Formally Leitner's works deliberately take up on the aesthetics of American minimalism.
Exhibitions: PS 1, NY (1979), documenta 7, Kassel, Ars electronica, Linz (1982), Venice Biennial, (1986), Academy of Arts Berlin (1996), Nationalgalerie Berlin (1999), Kunsthalle Bremen (2000), Donaueschinger Musiktage (1997, 2003, 2009), Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, (2008), Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna, Tallin Art Hall (2011), Sound Art, ZKM, Karlsruhe (2012), NY Universities at 80 WSE gallery (2013), TU Berlin (1984, 2014), Fondazione Prada, Venice (2014), Kollegienkirche Salzburg (2015)
Leitner has realized numerous sound installations in public spaces over the last forty years, for example Agoraphon in front of Hamburg’s Deichtorhallen (1994), Cylindre Sonore (1987) at Paris’ Parc de la Villette (still existent today) and Strömungen (Streaming) at Otto Wagner Hospital Vienna (2000)