We are happy to announce the first two recipients of the EUC Residencies.
Mitchell Herrmann is an American artist working with sound and moving image, currently located in the UK courtesy of the Marshall Scholarship. His work explores contemporary experiences of spatiality, particularly in relation to the history of globalization. As an undergraduate, Herrmann studied film and sound art at Oberlin College and Conservatory. His creative projects have received a number of awards, including the SEAMUS Allen Strange Composition Award, the Klang International Competition, and the Franz Liszt Scholarship for Composition. Herrmann has completed residencies at the Hochschule für Musik in Weimar, the Atlantic Center for the Arts, and the Banff Centre in Alberta. His scholarly work on continental philosophy and French experimental music has been published in the Cambridge University journal Organised Sound.
Find out more information on the website of the composer and sound artist at http://www.mitchellherrmann.com/
Lilian Beidler is an artist, musician and performer from Switzerland. In her work she explores electronic and digital media and its influence on the perception of the human body, interpersonal relationships and composition within a performative context. Sound being a fundamental component of her work, she is interested in linking her practice to international political relations, intercultural communication and scientific technical and sociological research.
She graduated with an MA Performance Making from Goldsmiths University of London/UK in 2015, also holding a Masters in Contemporary Arts Practice from Bern University of the Arts, 2010 Switzerland. She was awarded several scholarships and prizes. She regularly performs, shows work and gives workshops in Europe, in Asia and the USA. Since 2010, she has been invited as an artist in residence to China, Germany, Finland, USA and Algeria. She has been working as a facilitator for artistic education projects for more than six years.
Find out more information at the homepage of Lilian Beidler at: http://www.loul.ch/