With its central theme being turmoil, Berlin's CTM festival takes place from 26 January–4 February 2018
CTM have made a final call for submissions to their 2018 Radio Lab invitation. Now in its fifth year, the open call invites artists working in the fields of experimental music, sound art, radio art, new radio drama, and performance to submit proposals for new works that bring radio art and live performance or installation together, and which are based around this edition's central theme, turmoil.
As we detailed in a news story last July, the commissioned works will premiere at the festival and then be broadcast as part of Deutschlandfunk Kultur’s Klangkunst programme. Following that, Österreichischer Rundfunk (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) will also present the winning pieces via either Ö1 Zeit-Ton or Ö1 Radiokunst – Kunstradio radio shows, and/or the ORF musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst festival in Graz. The deadline for submissions is 17 September with winners being notified late September. More information can be found on CTM's website.
Last year the open call was won by Rima Najdi with Called Happy New Fear, and Julian Bonequi with The Death Of The Anthropocene.
CTM festival will take place between 26 January–4 February at various venues across Berlin. The event will include club events and concerts as well as day time lectures, talks, exhibitions and the sixth edition of MusicMakers Hacklab. The line up of artists set to perform is due to be announced at the beginning of October.