p u n c t u m collective













punctum is that aspect, often a detail ... that holds our gaze without condescending to mere meaning or beauty... a sensory, intensely subjective effect... that accident which pricks me... but also bruises me, is poignant to me - Roland Barthes


 

p u n c t u m collective Ensemble


punctum collective is an international contemporary music ensemble and a Verein based in Vienna. Their repertoire includes pieces from the xx-xxi century and those written specially for them (works by Katharina Klement, Daniela Terranova, Zach Thomas, Nava Hemyari, Evgeny Ignashev and others). With a selection of acoustic, electroacoustic, live electronic and performative pieces punctum aims to create a mesmerizing sonic mosaic to pique one's curiosity, touch emotionally and counter or challenge occasionally.

Venues play an important part in punctum’s concert concepts: acoustic, architectural, and light properties of the space are augmented and interacted with for each particular event.

punctum collective are Sarah Maria Dragović (viola, sound objects), Konstanze Heinicke (violin), Eirini Krikoni (violin), Jake Mann (clarinet, bass clarinet), Nava Hemyari (voice, composition, electronics) and Evgeny Ignashev (composition, electronics, sound art).




„Wir wollen das feine, suchende Hören anregen.“



p u n c t u m collective Verein

zur Förderung zeitgenössischer Musik und transmedialer Kunstformate

As a Verein (cultural union) punctum’s mission is to offer the audience experiences at the intersection of contemporary music and transmedia art: to design inspiring events contributing to the evolution of the field — immersive musical journeys with audiovisual, performative, installative and free improvisation elements, transcending the era and genre-constrained approach.

punctum is curating several concert series in Vienna — Blinds (at Künstlerhaus Wien/Albertina Modern, Brick 15, Haiz Creative Cluster), moquette (at Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising), All That Matters (Echoraum, Jesuitenkeller) — and are hosting the punctum in conversation podcast with contemporary composers and performers from around the globe sharing their knowledge and process.

punctum’s work is kindly supported by:





DEp u n c t u m collective ist ein Ensemble und Verein zur Förderung zeitgenössischer Musik und transmediale Kunstformate, bestehend aus Konstanze Heinicke (Violine) Eirini Krikoni (Violine), Sarah Maria Dragović (Viola), Jake Mann (Klarinette, Bassklarinette), Nava Hemyari (Stimme, Komposition) und Evgeny Ignashev (Klangkunst, Komposition). Alle Mitglieder sind AbsolventInnen der Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien.

Die sechs in Wien lebenden Musiker:Innen widmen sich seit 2018 im Rahmen diverser Konzertformate, wie beispielsweise moquette (Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising) und Blinds (Künstlerhaus Wien / Albertina Modern) dem zeitgenössischem Repertoire ihrer ungewöhnlich hohen Besetzung. Neben Werken etablierter Komponist:Innen, wie etwa Poppe, Bauckholdt, Sciarrino, Cerha oder Kurtag, konzentriert sich das Ensemble ebenso auf die Aufführung und Uraufführung von Werken junger Komponist:Innen und inkludieren elektronische/transmediale Elemente, Performance und freie Improvisation in ihre Konzertprogramme. 





dates



upcoming dates
18.6.24
Fontane ︎ Zacherlfabrik, Vienna, AT
Jul-Aug‘24
tba, moquette xi, Vienna AT
Okt ‘24
tba, ‘The Lie’ — album presentation. Compositions by Nava Hemyari for punctum collective, tba, Vienna AT
Nov ‘24
tba, All That Matters III, Jesuitenkeller, Vienna AT
Dec ‘24
tba, Blinds #7, Vienna AT


past dates

7.4.24
DIAGONALE – Festival des österreichischen Films
w Filmkoop, Graz, AT
24.4.24
All That Matters II, Jesuitenkeller, Vienna AT
16.5.24
Blinds #6, Brick-15, Vienna AT


In 2023-2024 punctum presents new works by Katharina Klement, Daniela Terranova, Zach Thomas and others written for punctum collective ensemble. Kindly supported by BMKÖS.
16.12.23
Blinds #5 :: Haiz Creative Cluster 1050, Vienna AT
︎ Kindly supported by Stadt Wien MA7 and BMKÖS
7.10.23
moquette x :: Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT
︎  Supported by Otto Mauer Fonds and MA7
30.6.23
moquette ix :: Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT
︎ Kindly supported by Otto Mauer Fonds
21.4.23
Sonoric Reflections :: Österreichische Postsparkasse, Vienna, AT
23.3.23
Blinds #4 :: Brick-15, Vienna AT
︎ Supported by Stadt Wien (MA7) and 1150 Wien

15.11.22
Blinds #3 :: Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna, AT ::
Blinds, music, analog films. In cooperation with Filmkoop.
4.11.22
moquette viii  :: Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT
28.9.22
Blinds #2 :: Künstlerhaus Wien, AT :: Blinds, music, analog films.
︎ Supported by SKE
17.6.22
moquette vii  :: Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT
︎ Supported by MA7
28.4.22
moquette vi, Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT
9.4.22
Blinds #1 :: Künstlerhaus Vienna, AT :: Blinds, music, analog films. In cooperation with Filmkoop︎ Supported by SKE
16.3.22
All That Matters I :: Echoraum, Vienna, AT
2022, tba
Künstlerhaus Wien, AT :: dates tba. ‘Blinds’ 4-part Concert Series - Blinds, music, analog films
Jun ‘21
moquette v, Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT 
Feb ‘21
postponed/cancelled :: moquette v, Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT
Sep ‘20
moquette iv, Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT 
Jun ‘20
moquette iii, Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT
Oct ‘19
moquette ii, Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT 
Jun ‘19
moquette i, Konzilsgedächtniskirche Lainz Speising, Vienna, AT


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